The applause had barely died down at Comedy Cellar, where Louis C.K. had done a surprise performance earlier the same week, when Cellar regular and Jim Gaffigan tourmate Ted Alexandro asked the crowd, "what, does a guy have to be convicted of sexual assault to get an extended ovation?"
The 2018 edition of the New York Comedy Festival happens November 5-11 at venues all over the city. This year's lineup includes Bill Burr, Conan O'Brien, Tracy Morgan, Marc Maron, Harmontown, two of the 'Queer Eye' gurus and lots more.
We're all heartbroken at the news about Tom Petty. Tributes have been pouring in on social media from fellow musicians and other artists including ones from St. Vincent, Neko Case, Cameron Crowe, Chuck D, Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten...
Jane's Addiction, Jimmy Page, St. Vincent, Elton John, Laura Jane Grace, Anthrax, Devin Townsend, Dillinger Escape Plan, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Q-Tip, Joe Russo, Ozzy Osbourne, and more react to Chris Cornell's death.
LA punk rippers Zig Zags have a new 7" coming out on Famous Class with "Ripping Death" on one side and "Riddle of Steel" on the flip. Appropriate for the record's Trump-ian cover art, it's pressed on limited edition “spray tan orange” vinyl...
Joanna Newsom recently wrapped up some extensive touring behind last year's excellent Divers, but she's not done supporting the album. On Friday night (5/20) she played "Sapokanikan" and "Anecdotes" on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and more recently she appeared on Marc Maron's WTF podcast...
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