Posts tagged as paul dinello

Watch Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert Sing "The Obvious Song" at Second City in 1993

Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over the coming weeks we'll be sharing some rare and retro comedy never before seen on the web.

This week we're debuting a newly unearthed clip from Second City's 1993 revue Take Me Out to the Balkans featuring ensemble performers Fran Adams, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, David Razowsky, Ruth Rudnick, and Amy Sedaris. In the above clip, Carell, Colbert (who [...]

Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello Reunite in the Name of Chipotle

Strangers With Candy is one of the greatest shows ever, so I am always happy to see a mini-reunion between a couple of the stars, be it on the Colbert Report or…in a Chipotle-pitching web short by Funny or Die. Apparently they are wrapping their burritos in gold foil now! So that's good to know. But in any case, yes, Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello, together again. Chipotle or no Chipotle, I'll take it.

Why 'The Colbert Report' Should Use Correspondents More Often

Last week, comedian Scott Thompson made an appearance on The Colbert Report as his Kids in the Hall character Buddy Cole. Cole, a gay socialite prone to long rants, popped up as Colbert's Sochi Winter Olympics correspondent to cover Russia's anti-gay laws. His appearance was well-received, both with the live audience and online, and Thompson has since appeared two more times as that character. It's an interesting move for the show, not just because it's the return of a beloved sketch comedy character but because The Colbert Report hasn't used a recurring character correspondent in a long time.

Paul Dinello Joins Colbert for a Strangers with Candy Mini-Reunion

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Colbert, Sedaris and Dinello Discuss the Life and Death of Jerri Blank

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 120,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waiting to be rediscovered by comedy nerds like you and me. Each week, this column will highlight a new gem waiting for you at the Paley Library to quietly laugh at. (Seriously, it’s a library, so keep it down.)

Strangers with Candy, starring Amy Sedaris as former junkie/whore Jerri Blank and her two high school teachers Chuck Noblet and Geoffrey Jellineck, played by [...]