Maren Morris says ‘American Idol’ audition at 17 was ‘traumatic’

Maren Morris says ‘American Idol’ audition at 17 was ‘traumatic’
  Sept. 5 (UPI) — Country star Maren Morris said on Late Nightthat she unsuccessfully auditioned on singing competition shows such as American Idol and The Voice before making it big. “I have this very traumatic, vivid memory of auditioning for American Idol when I was 17 in Dallas, where I’m from,” Morris told host Seth Meyers on Wednesday’s show. Morris explained how she didn’t get to sing in front of the show’s previous judges, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, and instead performed in front of a young producer. She sang for 8 seconds and was immediately eliminated, along with a large group of contestants. “I had to like walk through the walk of shame out to the parking lot and find my mom’s car and just cry on the way home with her,” she recalled. “The poetic justice of that whole thing is that now people audition... More

Stars send warm wishes to comedian and ‘good human’ Kevin Hart after crash

Stars send warm wishes to comedian and ‘good human’ Kevin Hart after crash
Sept. 2 (UPI) — Hollywood is sending Kevin Hart its best wishes after the comedian was injured as a passenger in a car crash Sunday. The 40-year-old actor and his driver were hospitalized with “major back injuries,” but his condition is not currently known. “Stop messing with my emotions brother,” Dwayne Johnsoncaptioned an Instagram photo of him and his Jumanji co-star. “We have a lot more laughing to do together. Love you man. Stay strong,” Johnson added. Bryan Cranston also posted a supportive message to his TheUpside scene partner on social media. “I’ve just heard that @kevinhart4real was injured today in a car accident in Los Angeles. Let’s all send him positive energy and healing thoughts. He’s a good human. Get well soon, brother,” Cranston wrote. “Argued with you @kevinhart4real onscreen but offscreen, Love you so much. Praying for you Kevin and your friends who were in the car with... More

Leslie Jones confirms ‘SNL’ exit, thanks Lorne Michaels

Leslie Jones confirms ‘SNL’ exit, thanks Lorne Michaels
Sept. 3 (UPI) — Leslie Jones confirmed on Twitter Tuesday that she is leaving NBC’s Saturday Night Live after five seasons on the sketch comedy series. Jones uploaded to Twitter images of the various characters she has played on SNL and gave thanks to producer and creator Lorne Michaels alongside her co-stars. “You not only have my loyalty but you have my heart too! You have shown me skills I never imagined I had. I leave a better performer because of you,” Jones said about Michaels. “I will miss holding it down with Kenan everyday, I will miss Cecily’s impression of me making me laugh at myself often, I will miss Kate’s loving hugs and talks when I needed. And of course Colin, you porcelain-skinned Ken doll,” she continued. “And I know you will be as excited as I am when you see some of the amazing projects and adventures... More

Mike Mercury: September 20th & 21st!

Mike Mercury: September 20th & 21st!
Wisconsin comedian Mike Mercury has performed thousands of shows for groups everything from fancy soirees for corporate bigwigs to annual recognition banquets for small-town Fire Departments to Christmas parties for companies of all sizes. Hes also headlined the nations best comedy clubs and casinos, been featured on Garrison Keillors A Prairie Home Companion, co-hosted a late-night tv show called Hot Tonight, and appeared in concert with some of the biggest stars in show biz, making Mike Mercury one of the best-known Wisconsin comedians working today.   More

HUNKS The Show: November 2nd 7 PM!

HUNKS The Show: November 2nd 7 PM!
The #1 male dance revue touring near you! Get your tickets today, before they’re sold out. When it comes to hot male strippers, most ladies only get to see some sexy men on stage taking their clothes off. But with HUNKS the Show, its more than just stripping. HUNKS is a much more personal and intimate experience that incorporates lights, music, professionally choreographed dancing routines, and fun fantasy costumes and the nature of the show encourages audience interaction. And while the best all-male exotic dancers show does feature male strippers, you’ll get so much more out of the experience than a simple striptease.   More

Skippy & The Comedy Warrior: Wednesday Nov 6th!

Skippy & The Comedy Warrior: Wednesday Nov 6th!
MARC PRICE ~ Marc Price is an American actor and comedian, known for his role as Irwin “Skippy” Handelman on the television series Family Ties. In addition to playing Skippy on Family Ties, Price starred as Eddie ‘Ragman’ Weinbauer in the 1986 horror film Trick or Treat. He appeared with Kevin Dillon in the 1988 action-adventure film The Rescue. He then hosted the game show Teen Win, Lose or Draw on The Disney Channel (198992). While hosting the game show, Price played the young American tourist calling himself Michael J. Fox in Killer Tomatoes Eat France in 1991 with John Astin, Angela Visser and Steve Lundquist. As a stand-up comedian, Price drew heavily on his experiences of growing up in Hollywood. He appeared on Last Comic Standing and for over 15 years, was a regular performer at Harrahs in Las Vegas while simultaneously working as a producer in Hollywood. During... More

Scrantonicity: December 13th 7PM!

Scrantonicity: December 13th 7PM!
Its time to celebrate everyones favorite TV show, The Office, with a party that even Angela would be proud of. Scrantonicity, an Office themed pop-up party will take place in select cities beginning December 4 through December 31 Scrantonicity will feature The Office themed trivia, a live DJ, comedian, bar games and costume contest. Specially crafted Office themed drinks such as Mexican Lemoñade and Lord, Beer Me Strength will be on hand for those 21 and over. The DJ will have you dancing like Meredith, playing all of your favorite songs heard on the show, and so much more. Attendees are encouraged to come in their best dressed Office attire. Whether you dress up as Dwight, or as Jim dressing up as Dwight, or just want to enjoy the party, attendees can enter the Grand Prize Sweepstakes, where the winner will be awarded a trip for two to Los Angeles,... More
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