• The first ever Andy Kaufman album will be released on July 16, Bill Hader featured as narrator

    Although Andy Kaufman accomplished a lot in the 35 years he spent on this planet — including now iconic roles on Taxi and Saturday Night Live — the one thing he didn’t leave behind was a proper comedy album. But that will change on July 16, when Chicago indie music label Drag City releases Andy and His Grandmother, a collection of Andy’s bits culled from 82 hours of material recorded

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    Tony Clifton’s ‘Live on the Sunset Strip’: Punchline Magazine reviews the rough cut

    Fans and co-conspirators alike crammed into the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles last week for a sneak preview of an early cut of Tony Clifton: Live on the Sunset Strip. The documentary captures the highs, lows, and on-stage vagina shavings of Tony Clifton’s four-night stand at the Comedy Store in May 2010, which commemorated the 25th anniversary of his first show after the death of his creator, Andy Kaufman.

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    Tony Clifton: Andy Kaufman’s spirit carries on

    In the late 1970s, the late legendary comedian Andy Kaufman met and befriended Las Vegas lounge act Tony Clifton– or so the story goes. Shortly after that, however, we all learned that Andy was Tony… maybe. Either way, Tony’s back in the spotlight just in time for the release of the new book Dear Andy Kaufman, I Hate Your Guts. If there were one thing that I know now that

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    Special screening to launch Andy Kaufman book happens Thursday in LA

    There’s a cool opportunity for Andy Kaufman fans in the LA area: there’s a special screening of rare Kaufman performances happening tomorrow night at the Silent Movie Theatre. The event is taking place in conjunction with the release of the book Dear Andy Kaufman, I Hate Your Guts, written by Lynne Marguiles, Kaufman’s former girlfriend. The video includes moments from Kaufman’s “Intergender Wrestling Champion of the World” adventures, a never-before-seen

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