Spike TV announced today that they're making a big star-studded tribute special to Don Rickles that will air on the cable network next month. Called One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles, the 90-minute special will be shot at NYC's Apollo Theater on May 6th and air on Spike on Wednesday, May 29th, at 9pm. David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Tracy Morgan, Jimmy Kimmel, John Stamos, Bob Newhart, Regis Philbin, Ray Romano, and Brad Garrett are all set to perform and pay tribute to Rickles at the event, with not a single female on the bill for some reason. Spike [...]
Deep in the desert of Death Valley, there sits a sleepy little resort called Panamint Springs. The cottages and modest restaurant there are a part of no town, connected to no power grid. For several years, the normally quiet cacti and climes were invaded once a year in the peak of heat for four days by a loose band of comedians and their friends. In the summer of 2005, there were seventy-three of us.
On June 5th, the Sunday night of this four-day party, comedian Emery-Emery read a newspaper article about Pope John Paul II, but instead of the Pope’s name, he inserted fellow comedian Mitch Hedberg’s, both of [...]
It's weird and touching to see a performer as polished as a late night host start to lose it, so as you can imagine how verklempt you're about to get watching Jimmy Kimmel's tribute to Uncle Frank, his trusty sidekick/in-law who passed away at the end of last month. It's also hard to not remember a man fondly after watching him accidentally hit on Kermit the Frog, chase his wife around with cow vagina-covered gloves, and educate the audience on what part of monkeys are safe for human consumption (answer: no parts of them). "I wanna say thanks to my co-workers who talked to him and visited [...]