When Simon Rich was growing up and walking around the streets of New York he was always afraid of an air conditioner falling on his head.
“I still walk closer to the curb because I’m sure that’s going to happen,” the 26-year-old novelist SNL writer said over iced coffee last week.
For Mr. Rich, whose Read More
Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers play charades Read More
ALBANY—Saturday Night Live has once again weighed in on David Paterson's state of affairs, with the “governor” answering questions on the Thursday evening edition of Weekend Update.
Seth Meyers asked about White House pressure not to run, which the fake Paterson—portrayed by Fred Armisen—likened to "the Pope calling a local priest Read More
IFC’s miniseries Bollywood Hero premiered on Tuesday, August 4, at the Rubin Art Museum. SNL alum Chris Kattan plays the leading man in this (surprisingly) funny new show, co-starring Miss India USA Pooja Kumar and real-life Bollywood starlet Neha Dhupia.
Edward Norton walked around outside the screening room, looking at artist Pablo Bartholomew’s vibrant Read More
Last night, June 8, New York Times personal technology columnist David Pogue was beaming. He couldn’t keep from smiling, despite the fact that he was missing Apple’s announcement of their new iPhone 3G S in San Francisco. He blogged about it anyway.
“It’s funny because I had to choose Read More
All of the city’s young digerati will be Twittering about Internet Week New York starting Monday, June 1. Expect everyone from your regular Googlers and Facebookers to College Humor’s Jake & Amir, AOL’s newly minted executive Tim Armstrong, Barry Diller, Digg’s Kevin Rose and even Al Gore out on Read More
The Webby Awards just announced their nominees for their 13th annual awards show. No surprise that NYTimes.com got 13 nominations, including the “Newspaper” category (The New York Observer was also nominated, along with the UK’s The Guardian and The Independent). NBC.com and Read More
“My daughter is getting an award so I’m a proud duh-dee!” Paul McCartney told the Daily Transom at the Natural Resources Defense Council’s annual Forces for Nature benefit at 583 Park Avenue on Monday, March 30, where his daughter, fashion designer Stella McCartney, and Discovery Communications’ CEO David Zaslav were honored for their respective environmental work. Read More
Chevy Chase says he was asked to have a recurring role on Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update,” but that was before the W.G.A. strike. Recalling his recent debut appearance on the sketch show’s mock-news segment, for which he was apparently paid scale, the Caddyshack actor said he was disappointed by the poor writing. Read More