• Moontower Comedy Festival, day 2: Dana Carvey and Amy Schumer!

    AUSTIN – The second day of the second annual Moontower Comedy Festival brought us only first-stringers, and boy were we glad of it. Top-notch performers like Reggie Watts, Maria Bamford, Greg Fitzsimmons and Todd Barry no doubt left audiences in the appropriate amount of stitches, but our festival experience continued with a Saturday Night Live legend and our favorite foul-mouthed blonde pixie. The legend in question was none other than

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    Report: Dana Carvey in the running to replace Regis Philbin

    We haven’t heard very much from Dana Carvey in recent years, but rumors are flying that the all-star Saturday Night Live alumnus could be re-entering the spotlight soon as the new host of Live with Regis and Kelly, according to the New York Post. Many different celebrities’ names have been suggested as possible Regis replacements since Philbin announced his imminent retirement earlier this year, so Carvey is by no means

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    Christopher Titus takes to Funny Or Die for a good cause

    Comedy’s great, but it’s even better when performances happen for a good cause – and that’s what’s going on with the “Laugh Your @$$ Off, Save the World” benefit on May 7 in Glendale, CA headlined by Dana Carvey, Kevin Nealon and Christopher Titus. Proceeds from the event go to Olive Crest, an organization that helps at-risk children and families. And, to whet your appetite, Titus released a video to

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    Dana Carvey gives SNL the old school treatment, and a few laughs along the way

    Watching Saturday Night Live this week felt like introducing your mature, good-natured adult friends to that crazy cool old college buddy that you reminisce about all the time. At first, it was great, with the show spotlighting the biggest and best marks host Dana Carvey left on the show’s legacy during his stint from 1986-1993. The show’s cold open came straight from Aurora, IL. Carvey’s Garth once again sat alongside

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    Jay Leno, Dana Carvey, more to celebrate comedy club’s 50th anniversary

    It’s a Pasadena legend, and with 50 years in the biz under its built, we don’t have any trouble seeing why. The “it” in question here is the Ice House Comedy Club, and on Sunday, Oct. 10, will celebrate its 50th year as a stand-up stalwart at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. This one-of-a-kind, birthday bash extravaganza will feature performances from Jay Leno, Brad Garrett, Dana Carvey, Paula Poundstone, Gabriel Iglesias,

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    Dana Carvey creates his own 'Lost' vision

    What island is more mysterious then the island on Lost? Weird Island. Leave it up to comedians Dana Carvey and Spike Feresten to create a more mind bending and confusing plot. Forget planning your Lost parties, sit down and watch Dana Carvey doing what he does best– spoofing. Could this be a preview of what is to come in his new sketch show he and Feresten are developing for Fox?

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    Dream team of SNL presidents turns up on Funny or Die

    It’s the interior of the White House, the president’s bedroom. It’s night. Gerald Ford stumbles in. He’s befuddled. He prat falls onto a table. “Live from New York…” But this is no Saturday Night Live sketch. History has come alive on Funny or Die in an exclusive, star-studded video. Rather than mince words, let me cut to the chase. • Chevy Chase as Gerald Ford • Dan Aykroyd as Jimmy

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    Dana Carvey plans new sketch series for Fox

    In the midst of all this NBC late night controversy, a sketch veteran and one-time front-runner for Letterman’s 12:30 time slot is getting back in the TV game. Variety reports that Dana Carvey, one of Saturday Night Live’s greatest impressionists and star of the underrated Dana Carvey Show is developing a sketch comedy show for Fox. He’s collaborating with former SNL writer and TV host Spike Feresten. “I thought it

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    Adam Sandler, Ray Romano and others part of comedy album for military

    John Ondrasik, the singer-songwriter better known as Five for Fighting, has compiled an album of popular comedy routines for military members and veterans available for free download. Titled CD for the Troops III, the album features some of the more famous bits from comedians including Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Ray Romano, and Dana Carvey, as well as a song from Ondrasik. As the title implies, this is the third album

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    Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies

    For comedians who have impressed the masses on television and in movies, it’s easy for them to slip quietly away from their roots in stand-up comedy. For many, it turns out that the sweating and the toiling on smoky stages was just a means to an end. And for Dana Carvey the end was six amazingly successful years on Saturday Night Live — creating pop culture icons out of his

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