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Daily Archives: November 19, 2017

Al Franken Cut from PBS’ David Letterman Special

In the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against Senator Al Franken, PBS has decided to cut his tribute from its upcoming special honoring David Letterman. “PBS and WETA, the producing station, felt that the inclusion of Senator Franken in the broadcast at this time would distract from the show’s purpose as a celebration of American humor,” said PBS in ...

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Jon Stewart, Other A-List Comics Skip Over Louis C.K. at ‘Night of Too Many Stars’

Despite the cold, rainy weather in New York on Saturday evening, a crowd of over 2,000 people gathered for Jon Stewart‘s annual “Night of Too Many Stars,” a fundraising benefit to raise money for the Next for Autism organization, which supports programs and services for people with autism. This year’s star-studded extravaganza, presented live on HBO, featured hilarious stand-up performances ...

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Protomartyr Announce First-Ever Australian Tour

NewsWritten by Tom Williams on November 20, 2017 Detroit rockers Protomartyr have announced their first-ever Australian tour, which will see them perform across Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne in February 2018, off the back of their fourth album Relatives In Descent. While the band have never toured down under in the past, frontman Joe Casey says it needs to happen. “We ...

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