“A Crime Against Comedy”

WOW from the Spectator: “Sarah Cooper’s Netflix special is a crime against comedy…
Watching Sarah Cooper’s special Everything’s Fine feels like dying — not a short, intense, violent death as well but a long, slow, painful one. About 10 minutes in, I had to check my pulse. Unfortunately, I was still alive.” A deep dive into that one!

Maz Jobrani has been super politically active…not just tweeting, but actively volunteering.

With the election looming, The Guardian asks where does Late Night go from here?

Late Night on the Dodgers’ World Series victory and Justin Turner’s positive test.

Podcast recommendations: Whatever Happened To Pizza at McDonald’s? and Quick Snaps

Jon Stewart is returning to TV

Jon Stewart is coming back to TV for Apple+

Tonight is SF Sketchfest’s Plan 9 From Outer Space starring Kat Aagesen, Maria Bamford, Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould, Jean Grae, David Koechner, Tim Meadows, Laraine Newman, Oscar Nunez, Bob Odenkirk, Jonah Ray, Paul F. Tompkins, Janet Varney, and Baron Vaughn.

Joe Rogan discusses censorship on Twitter in a conversation with Kanye West.

President Trump is not a fan of Borat.

Comedy Central will film stand-up sets with Rosebud Baker, Mary Beth Barone, Brittany Carney, Christi Chiello, Andy Haynes, Josh Johnson, Ismael Loutfi, Gavin Matts, Monroe Martin, Rebecca O’Neal and Eagle Witt.

Kevin Hart gets yet another gig.

The National Comedy Center will help preserve Johnny Carson’s archives.

A very deep dive into the mystery that is Sarah Cooper’s “Everything’s Fine” comedy special that isn’t funny but got good reviews, but even the reviews mention that it isn’t funny. What is going on here?

and Grumpy Sea Turtle wins the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Can someone explain Sarah Cooper’s Netflix special?

Sarah Cooper, you know her from her hilarious T9ik-Tok videos where she pantomimes to Donald Trump audio, has a new special in which she…..pantomimes to Donald Trump audio.

Adam Sandler will be making a Space Movie!

A Richard Pryor biopic is in the works.

Kazhakstan leans into the Borat of it all with a new tourism campaign that is Very Nice.

Reviews: Borat 2, Tim Heidecker’s special, Dave Chappelle on David Letterman

Sarah Cooper’s big time Netflix variety special has arrived.

Johnny Mac reviews Tim Heidecker’s new special, Dave Chappelle on David Letterman, SNL and absolutely loved Borat 2.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 releases two shorts with Joel this week!

And what’s Hannibal Buress been up to?

Sarah Cooper’s Netflix Special…what is this?

We’re just a day away from Sarah Cooper’s Netflix Special which will feature Megan Thee Stallion, Helen Mirren, Jon Hamm, Ben Stiller, Maya Rudolph, Marisa Tomei, Jane Lynch, Fred Armisen, Aubrey Plaza, Jonathan Van Ness, Connie Chung, Danielle Brooks, Eddie Pepitone, Marcella Arguello, Jordan Black, Tommy Davidson, Winona Ryder, and Whoopi Goldberg. What is this thing exactly?

The Late Night Hosts chime in on Donald Trump’s appearances on 60 Minutes.

Josh Gondelman, in a wonderful essay for The Ringer, goes down the rabbit hole of Dunkin’ Donuts Ghost Pepper Donut….and Johnny Mac follows him.

Whatever happened to brick walls, cigarettes and Dave Attell?

Vulture published “The Comedians You Should and Will Know in 2020 These are the 20 comics who industry insiders expect will break out soon.” and it has Johnny Mac wondering, in this age of Tik-Tok stars, whatever happened to a guy smoking a cigarette slinging jokes in front of a brick wall? A look at Vulture’s list.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus thinks Elaine would vote for Joe Biden

In a statement, Borat said. “What was an innocent sexy-time encounter between a consenting man and my 15-year-old daughter has been turned into something disgusting by fake news media. I warn you, anyone else tries this and Rudolph will not hesitate to reach into his legal briefs and whip out his subpoenas,”

Julia Louis-Dreyfus thinks Elaine would vote for Joe Biden. She also discusses the possibility of a Seinfeld reunion.

Lorne Michaels has a timeline for stepping away from SNL.

How YOU could apply to be on Saturday night Live.

Trevor Noah will host Votegasm 2020: What Could Go Wrong? (Again),” on Election Night.
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The Late Night hosts comment about the debate.

Borat vs. Rudy Giuliani

As the New York Times puts it, Rudy Giuliani “has become caught up in Sacha Baron Cohen’s new “Borat” satire, shown in an edited scene following an actress impersonating a reporter into a bedroom and at one point reclining on the bed and putting his hands in his pants in what he later said was an attempt to adjust his clothing.”

The cast of Everybody Loves Raymond reunites tonight.

Larry David, Julia-Louis Dreyfus and Jason Alexander are also interneeting tonight.

Tim Heidecker’s new special is out on Youtube.

The Late Night hosts make fun of Trump’s secret Chinese bank account.

And the second funniest scene from Adam Sandler’s Hubie Halloween.

Why your Joe Rogan podcast feed doesn’t have new episodes

Joe Rogan said: Young @jamievernon tested positive for COVID-19. I tested negative, and the rest of the staff tested negative but we’re shutting everything down until we get an all clear from our doctor. I was out of town last week and the shows that aired had all been previously recorded, so I haven’t had any contact with Jamie in the past 9 days except for briefly today, but I’m staying away from everyone and being tested every day until I know I’m in the clear.
I’ll keep you folks posted as to when the show will resume.

Meanwhile, Jenny Slate has an idea for a 1990’s style sitcom movie or something. Harry Kondabolu talks about stereotypes in comedy – and I’m not sure how he feels about Russell Peters and Lily Singh.

Johnny Mac namedrops Jamie Foxx as his former coworker, Foxx is in a new vampire hunting comedy.

Mary Beth Barone is on Vulture’s 20 comics to watch 2020 list.

A news anchor gets fired for appearing in Adam Sandler’s Hubie Halloween!

And the recap of the late-night shows: Jimmy Fallon for the win.

Dave Chappelle visits David Letterman’s Netflix show

Dave Chappelle is the guest on David Letterman’s Netflix show. John Oliver christens the sewage treatment plant…no not like that. Adam Sandler is making another movie!!! This one doesn’t sound horrible. Ben Stiller had a fake autograph from Henry Winkler. The cast of Happy Days will get back together this weekend!