Tag Archives: Comedy

RIP Michael Nesmith

Michael was definitely an underlined and under appreciated talent all because he chose to be in the Pre-Fab Four, what in today’s lingo is called a Boy Band: BTS, Backstreet Boys, Menudo, etc. He probably nailed the audition due to … Continue reading

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A D&D Commercial that’s too on the nose

 To be fair, I was this excited and filled with anticipation when I first got to play in seventh grade. The difference? I grew out of it because I was saddled as the Dungeonmaster as soon as I got … Continue reading

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Welcome to December 2021!

I decided to just “catch up” and fill in the missing dates in between, again, instead of being like that newspaper from Colonial Days in New England I learned about in college; The publisher only had so much space and … Continue reading

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Another successful Moontower Comedy Fest, but…

The announcement was made in the middle of the Fest; Moontower is merging (their term) with the older, better known Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. JFL as its readily known by, started in 1983, well before the Comedy Boom and … Continue reading

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RIP Norm Macdonald

What a pisser! Much like Andy Kaufman, I thought his suddenly reported death was a joke since it seemed like him. Sadly, it was true as he had been fighting cancer for a decade. Norm hid it very well. There’s … Continue reading

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[adult swim] is now 20

I talked about it in greater length a decade ago here. Amazingly, the part-time network is still going strong despite all the cord cutting because I think [adult swim] has made the transition to streaming. If not, it’s made a … Continue reading

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September 2021 is here but school starting varies

Back in July, I celebrated Aliens turning 35. In honor of starting Marquette 35 years ago, I decided to go with Rodney Dangerfield’s most successful movie. I tweaked the colors to be more in line with my alma mater. It’s not … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Eighties Photo…August 2021

Those three together in one place could cause an Eighties Singularity to form!

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Happy posthumous birthday to Robin Williams

Today would’ve been his 70th birthday and we really needed him during the Girth Vader years to make us intelligent and empathetic people cope better. I do feel somewhat bad about liking Robin again near the end of his life … Continue reading

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RIP: Clarence Williams III & Ned Beatty

These gentlemen were staples on both screens in the Seventies. Clarence got his start in the Sixties with the groundbreaking cop show The Mod Squad on ABC. Three undercover officers who were young enough looking to infiltrate evil gangs of Hippies … Continue reading

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Harold and Kumar go to White Castle 2021 edition

So pissed I couldn’t find my original review of this flick from 2004 (pre-Weblog format) because I did spend the money at the terrible Cinemark outside my house. Hell, I cannot remember if I liked, hated or thought meh of this. … Continue reading

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RIP Paul Mooney

It has been a rough week in comedy since we lost the other master of the deadpan delivery and a pioneer in Comedy for the world, not just Black Americans. Paul was at Cap City a few years ago during … Continue reading

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RIP Felix Silla

One would rarely recognize the actor in public, but we all know the characters he played the years thanks to his diminutive height. In the Sixties, he was Cousin Itt on The Addams Family and the child ape who spotted Taylor … Continue reading

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RIP James Hampton

James was a Brian Dennehy character actor. You recognize his face. You remember him being in a couple movies and/or TV shows yet you can’t name the poor guy. And maybe that was just fine with James because he had … Continue reading

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RIP Anne Beatts

Anne is a name well-known to comedy nerds and maybe she rings a bell if you watched the Netflix movie A Futile and Stupid Gesture; she was portrayed by Natasha Lyonne. As per the movie, Anne got started as a writer … Continue reading

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