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Low Times Mean Good Times With Andy Kindler, Part 1

April 1st, 2008 10:39am EDT
Andy Kindler
There seems to be a relationship between the state of comedian Andy Kindler's career and the state of American culture. The worse the economy, the less informative the news, and the poorer the satire, the more opportunities Andy gets. This past month alone Andy has been on Letterman, Comedy Central's The Root of all Evil, and was even profiled by the LA Times. "To a man like me," says Andy, "Who brings joy to the non-masses, I'm going to be able to profit during down times." What's down, what's coming, and what's funny about it is the subject of this Starpulse Q and A with comedian Andy Kin...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 11

December 11th, 2007 3:00am EST
Nikki Sixx
Happy Birthday to WWE wrestler Rey Mysterio (1974), Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (1958), singer Jermaine Jackson (1954), TV/film actress Teri Garr (1949), Country singer Brenda Lee (1944), Massachusetts senator John Kerry (1943), TV and film actress Donna Mills (1942), Puerto Rican singer/dancer Rita Moreno (1931), and American blues singer Big Mama Thornton (1920; d. 1984).
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Heckuva Job: Comedy Central's New Satire, 'Lil' Bush,' Takes A Cartoon Look At The President

June 11th, 2007 8:30pm EDT
George Bush
NEW YORK (AP) - Like most political satire, ''Lil' Bush'' pinpoints the logical extreme of real life.

Take its title character. Lil' George Bush is a pushy if none-too-swift lad making mischief with his pals from Beltway Elementary: Lil' Condi, Lil' Cheney and Lil' Rummy (pint-size versions of Condoleezza Rice, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld). Another thing: Lil' George resides in the White House.

Oh, sure, this new Comedy Central cartoon show does take lil' liberties with the truth. For instance, ''Lil' Bush'' is set in the present, yet George H.W. (not George W.) Bush is the na...
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Comedy Central Heats Things Up This Summer

April 30th, 2007 2:48pm EDT
Mind of Mencia
Comedy Central fans get ready! Summer 2007 will be chock full of brand spanking new comedy. From new series ("Lil' Bush," "American Body Shop") to new specials ("Brian Regan," "Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious") to returning series (Mind of Mencia, "Web Shows"), Comedy Central is the best place to tune in and cool down in the months to come.

The following are descriptions of new series, new specials and returning series premiering in Summer of 2007:

JUNE 2007

"Larry the Cable Guy: Morning Constitutions" - World Premiere Stand-up Special Premieres Sunday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m. Th...
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IFC's Political Documentary "...So Goes The Nation" Hits DVD Feb. 13

February 5th, 2007 3:14pm EST
So Goes The Nation
Get an unprecedented glimpse into how the American voting public chooses its leaders as Genius Products presents the critically acclaimed documentary …So Goes the Nation on DVD February 13. Directed by James D. Stern (The Year of Yao, Michael Jordan to the Max, It's the Rage) and Adam Del Deo (The Year of Yao), …So Goes the Nation examines America's tumultuous electoral process though the eyes of diverse politicians, activists, and voters.

The 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry provides the stage in …So Goes the Nation, showing how the voting public is ma...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 11

December 11th, 2006 3:00am EST
Donna Mills
Happy Birthday to WWE wrestler Rey Mysterio (1974), Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (1958), singer Jermaine Jackson (1954), TV/film actress Teri Garr (1949), Country singer Brenda Lee (1944), Massachusetts senator John Kerry (1943), TV and film actress Donna Mills (1942), Puerto Rican singer/dancer Rita Moreno (1931), and American blues singer Big Mama Thornton (1920; d. 1984).
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 11

December 11th, 2005 3:00am EST
Nikki Sixx
Happy Birthday to WWE wrestler Rey Mysterio (1974), Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (1958), singer Jermaine Jackson (1954), TV/film actress Teri Garr (1949), Country singer Brenda Lee (1944), Massachusetts senator John Kerry (1943), TV and film actress Donna Mills (1942), Puerto Rican singer/dancer Rita Moreno (1931), and American blues singer Big Mama Thornton (1920; d. 1984).
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