Wednesday, March 14, 2012
He's indignant, he's exasperated, he's "America's foremost commentator on everything," he's comedian Lewis Black. Along with stand-up comedy, Black is also an actor, playwright, Broadway star, makes regular appearances on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," hosted the Comedy Central show "Root of All Evil," wrote the book I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas, and is a Grammy Award winner. And somehow through all that, he still finds time to perform stand-up, and is currently on his aptly named "The Rant is Due" tour. Follow Lewis on Facebook and twitter.
Whether talking about cake, bacon, wearing robes, or getting sick from eating hot pockets, Jim Gaffigan is one of the funniest men in America. Not only is he one of our favorite guests, he's also been a regular on Conan O'Brien's show, has appeared on a number of sitcoms and has released a number of fantastic comedy specials, including the new one available for download on his website, "Mr. Universe." Jim Gaffigan is currently on a cross-county tour so make sure to check out his website for upcoming show dates and locations, and pre-order his new book, Dad is Fat. Follow Jim on twitter and facebook.
Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Ed Helms left for New York City after college to pursue a career in comedy. The move has paid off because in recent years, Helms has become one of the fastest rising comedic actors in Hollywood. Helms broke onto the scene as a correspondent on "The Daily Show" and not long after found himself starring alongside Steve Carrell on "The Office." While his role as Andy Bernard kept growing, so did Helms' film roles. He has recently starred in the films The Hangover, The Hangover II, Cedar Rapids, and The Lorax. He's also featured in the upcoming filmJeff Who Lives at Home.
For longer than we can remember comedian Tim Bedore has been calling in or stopping by to deliver an editorial in which he talks about whatever happens to be on his mind. These musings can range from his relationship with his daughter, to hot topics in the news, and even updates on how the animal kingdom is waging war on mankind. From the Animal Conspiracy to his daughter Claire, Tim takes us inside his mind, and with the help of a few sound effects, puts together one of our favorite features. Follow Tim on Facebook.