Posts tagged: Comedy

Read Michael Caine’s Good-Natured Slag of ‘Jaws 4’

The great Michael Caine drops a quip about Jaws: The Revenge (in which he played “carefree airplane pilot” Hoagie Newcombe): He’s the best. The quote was prompted by a comment from Ricky …..

Remembering Jonathan Winters

Comedian Jonathan Winters died this week at the age of 87. Read the Who2 biography of Jonathan Winters and watch some video clips.

Martin Freeman Biography: New!

Once known as “Who’s Martin Freeman?” he’s now known as “that guy who was in The Hobbit.”

Louis C.K. and SNL

Read about Louis C.K.’s long sort-of relationship with Saturday Night Live.

Lena Dunham Biography: New!

Have you read about Lena Dunham lately and wondered, “who the heck is Lena Dunham?” Who2 has the answer — in our new biography.

Black Sitcom Theme Songs

 Some hardworking fan has compiled Native Tongues — “A Cultural History of Black Sitcom Theme Songs.”

Billy Graham and Woody Allen

This is how Billy Graham and Woody Allen look these days. They probably don’t see much of each other. But they once talked about religion on TV.

Bob Hope Trivia

Bob Hope hurt his ankle in 1965, when someone “shoved him off the stage” in Thailand. Bob Hope used Brut 33 cologne and Gillette shaving cream. Quite by accident, I learned that and more this week.

Red Skelton Was a Good Guy, Says Corporal Klinger

“What a thrill! I was 19 or 20 years old and I’d grown up listening to Red Skelton’s show on a crystal set under the covers… He was such a big hero to me, and I was cast as his sidekick.” The late Sherwood Schwartz may not have loved Red Skelton, but Jamie Farr thought he was aces.

Novak Djokovic Biography: New!

Our biography of Novak Djokovic is now live.  He’s the Serbian tennis star who’s spent so much time trampling Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal underfoot this year.  In fact, Novak Djokovic hasn’t lost in 2011: he’s won an astonishing 40 straight matches (and 42 if you count the end of