• Robin Williams tribute on PBS airs Sept. 9: Watch a preview now

    Robin Williams will be honored Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 9 pm ET when PBS premieres a one-hour tribute titled Robin Williams Remembered – A Pioneers of Television Special. The special will include Robin Williams’ last full-length television interview, “including never-before-seen footage of his comments on life and work, tributes by those who knew and worked with him closely in all phases of his career, and clips from iconic moments throughout

    Read more

    David Letterman’s Robin Williams tribute: I had no idea he was in pain (Video)

    Last night on Late Show, David Letterman delivered a 10-minute tribute to Robin Williams, a man he first met at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles 38 years ago. The suicide of Robin Williams has seemingly affected the world of comedy and entertainment in a much more sincere and powerful way than most celebrity deaths. And Letterman has felt that pain as well. At the end of the tribute, Letterman

    Read more

    ‘Documentary’ on Patrice O’Neal is perfect for true fans (Video)

    A nearly 50-minute video chronicling the last few years of late comedian Patrice O’Neal’s career has surfaced. Labeled as a documentary online, it’s closer to a tribute, as it features dozens of clips of audio commentary from comedian friends like Jim Norton, Louis C.K., Robert Kelly, Dane Cook, and more, but doesn’t delve much into the comedian’s life, nor does it include new interviews conducted expressly for the project. Produced

    Read more

    Colin Quinn, Robert Kelly and more come together to honor late comedian Mike DeStefano

    As you may recall, comedian Mike DeStefano passed away this past March due to a heart attack. Left mostly unknown was his recently completed one-man show, Drugs, Disease, and Death: A Comedy, an emotional albeit highly entertaining piece that was only seen five times. DeStefano’s legacy continues, though: some New York comedians are holding a benefit — part of the New York Comedy Festival — in his honor at 8

    Read more

    Watch Jimmy Kimmel break down during his moving Uncle Frank tribute

    On his show last night, Jimmy Kimmel introduced a video tribute to Uncle Frank, through tears and a smile– and the tribute carried that tone throughout. Kimmel’s monologue featured footage of Frank Potenza’s humorous interviews with the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Kermit the Frog, and other notable celebrities– mixed with sketches and photos of Frank’s youth. Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” played over the retrospective, and further underlined the story of

    Read more

    Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

    In March of last year, I was lucky enough to be sitting in the second row of a George Carlin tribute produced by the New York Public Library. I was surrounded by the likes of Steve Martin, Ben Stiller (and his parents) as well as Richard Pryor’s daughter Rain and Lenny Bruce’s daughter, Kitty. It was overwhelming to say the least. You can read my recap of the night here.

    Read more
    WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien