Watch Eddie Vedder Perform With Elvis Costello, X, Band Of Horses, Jack Irons, & Kelly Slater At Ohana Festival

Elvis Costelllo & Eddie VedderEddie Vedder performed at the first ever Ohana Festival at Dana Point, California’s Doheny State Beach yesterday, and he really made the most of it. He joined Elvis Costello during his set to sing on “What’s So Funny,” X during their set to play “The New World,” and former Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl … More »

How YouTube Hits Like ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Drive Revenue for James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’

The social-media buzz generated by Britney Spears’ “Carpool Karaoke” in the past few days illustrates how crucial digital has been to the success of CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” Among other benefits, the digital strategy has enabled the talkshow’s host, James Corden, and executive producer Ben Winston to spin off segments as… Read more »

Charles Osgood Announces Retirement: Mellow-Voiced Anchor of ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Ends 22-Year Run September 25

Charles Osgood has announced his retirement as anchor of CBS Sunday Morning, calling an end to a remarkable 22-year reign of the popular, quietly eye-opening program. Osgood, who has been at CBS for 45 years, has set September 25 as his final broadcast as anchor of Sunday Morning, and CBS plans a celebration of his career during the episode.
The network says Osgood, 84, will continue as the anchor of The Osgood File on CBS Radio Network and various stations, and he’ll…


Rhymefest Gets Mugged In Chicago, Receives Apology For Police Response

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 29:  Hip-hop artist, songwriter and activist Che "Rhymefest" Smith performs onstage during the 'POV "All the Difference"' panel discussion at the PBS portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)Chicago rapper and songwriter Rhymefest, born Che Smith, was robbed at gunpoint on the South Side yesterday morning, The Chicago Tribune reports. According to the police report, a young man jumped into his parked car at approximately 7:35AM, pointed a gun at his head, and demanded his wallet. After he complied, the perp fled … More »

Charles Osgood Will Retire From CBS’ ‘Sunday Morning’

Charles Osgood said he would step down from his anchoring duties at CBS’ venerable “Sunday Morning,” bringing a 22-year run on that program to an end. His final broadcast is set to take place on Sunday, September 25. “For years now people — even friends and family — have been asking me why I keep… Read more »

Capone talks to DON’T THINK TWICE star and improv queen Tami Sagher

Capone talks to DON’T THINK TWICE star and improv queen Tami Sagher

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Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. So this one is on me, because I crammed so many interviews in the first few days of SXSW this year, that I basically forgot I had this one banked, which is surprising because I loved talking to the subject. You’ve probably been aware of Tami Sagher’s writing work well before you saw her as Lindsay, one of the members of the Commune improv group in writer-director Mike Birbiglia’s surprise summer hit DON’T THINK TWICE, which keeps expanding into more theaters as the summer winds down. Of all the performers in the group, Sagher probably has the most formal improv training and experience (with the possible exception of Keegan-Michael Key). Sagher came up in the entertainment world as a writer and occasional co-producer on such shows as “MadTV,” “Psych,” “30 Rock,” “Bored to Death,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Broad City,” “Girls,” and as part of the Emmy-nominated writing team of “Inside Amy Schumer.” As an on-screen performer, she’s had bit parts on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and in KNOCKED UP before becoming a regular performer in Birbiglia’s real-life improv company “Mike Birbiglia’s Dream” (along with DON’T THINK TWICE cast member Chris Gethard) at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade’s theater in New York (Chelsea location). Sagher is supremely funny and has loads of great stories about her years of training (some with improv godfather Del Close at Chicago’s Second City, and her time as a writer and improv performer. We only get to

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