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The 5 Greatest Norm Macdonald Moments

Norm Macdonald has passed away. The beloved and undeniably distinctive comedian was 61 years old and recently lost his quiet battle to cancer. The fact that the man, known for his dry sense of humor and fearless approach to comedy, opted not to disclose his battle with cancer is very much in character. Macdonald once said this of battles with cancer:A draw for him, a loss for the rest of us here on Earth. There are few people I have ever found to be funnier than Macdonald. That dry delivery. The...
Tags: Television, Movies, Nbc, Conan, Will Ferrell, Burt Reynolds, Alex Trebek, Bob Saget, Norm Macdonald, O J Simpson, Conan O Brien, Reynolds, MacDonald, David Koechner, Carrot Top, Artie Lange


Virgin Hotels Las Vegas opens and more entertainment makes its way back

There’s a lot to take in at the recently opened Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, not only with the gaming floor, restaurants and hotel, but also a unique assortment of costumed characters, musicians and painters ready to put on a show for visitors. The scene at the resort casino property, located at the former Hard Rock Hotel & Casino off the Strip, is what might happen if Burning Man met the New York City subway and all of its performers, according to Richard “Boz” Bosworth. It’s a sample of the resort...
Tags: Casinos, New York City, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Las-vegas, Nevada, MGM, Southern California, Burning Man, Caesar, Bosworth, Carrot Top, Jabbawockeez, South Beach Miami, Elia


When will entertainment return to casinos in Southern California and Las Vegas?

After nearly a year of canceled live events due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s hard not to crave the normalcy of singing along with a well-known artist during a concert, laughing at a comedian’s jokes or catching a theatrical production. Casinos have long been places to take in those those forms of entertainment and as coronavirus cases decline and vaccinations increase, entertainment will likely resume in those spaces (and in some places it already has). But how soon large-scale events retur...
Tags: Casinos, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Las-vegas, Michael Jackson, MGM, Mark Wood, Invision, Luxor, Southern California, Las Vegas Strip, Iglesias, Henry, MGM Grand Garden Arena


From smoke-free gaming floors to new casinos, here’s what’s happening in Las Vegas

Southern California’s casinos have seen a lot of major developments in 2020 — even amid the pandemic — resort expansions were completed; new restaurants opened; and an entirely new casino was constructed. Similar changes have happened in Las Vegas amid the pandemic as casino operators resumed construction and openings; revamped their gaming floor policies; and even announced the planned return of shows. Here’s a look at what’s been happening in Vegas recently: Related links Travel: Ready t...
Tags: California, Casinos, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Connecticut, Las-vegas, Nevada, Barry, MGM, Vegas, Southern California, New York New York, Cirque Du Soleil, Vegas Strip, MGM Grand Garden Arena


The Morning Watch: ‘Rick and Morty’ Horror Adventures, Kelly Clarkson Covers ‘Hocus Pocus’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a series of more non-canonical stop-motion animated adventures of Rick and Morty, this time inspired by some of your favorite horror movies. Plus, Kelly Clarkson does an outstanding rendition of “I Put...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Predator, Kelly Clarkson, Bette Midler, Tobey Maguire, Hellraiser, Jaws, Morty, Rick, Rick And Morty, Carrot Top, Hocus Pocus, Video Of The Day, The Blair Witch Project, Beetlejuice


‘Jingle All the Way 2’ is as Good and Bad as the Original, Just in Different Ways

(Welcome to DTV Descent, a series that explores the weird and wild world of direct-to-video sequels to theatrically released movies. In this edition, we go digging for leftover Christmas spirit the sequel to the Arnold Schwarzenegger-led holiday hit Jingle All the Way!) It’s December, and you know what that means. Nothing. Absolutely nothing, as the calendar is an arbitrary construct meant solely to make us think we matter in the universe. It also means regular movie columns sometimes shift the...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Features, Tooth Fairy, Beethoven, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Victor, Liz, Noël, Jamie, Don, Howard, Schwarzenegger, Larry, Larry Larry, Larry the Cable Guy


The Pro-Approved Guide To Fixing A New Hair Color You Hate

Trusting someone with your hair color requires a leap of faith and even a bit of hope — which, every so often, is dashed by a botched color job. Maybe you requested ashy blonde, but ended up with a brassy yellow that just looks off. Or perhaps you envisioned a medium-brown hue with a touch of caramel, but left the salon with anything but warm chocolate. Asked for natural-looking highlights and got skunk-inspired streaks instead?Although all colorists ultimately want happy, satisfied clients, th...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Los Angeles, L'oreal, Morticia Addams, Christina Hendricks, Hill, Carrot Top, CHOI, Alterna, Cherin Choi, Kari Hill, Mèche Salon, Butterfly Studio Salon, Maisha Cogle


‘Candyman: Day of the Dead’ Fails to Understand Candyman

(Welcome to DTV Descent, a series that explores the weird and wild world of direct-to-video sequels to theatrically released movies. In this edition, we see what all the buzz is about with this Candyman guy who just might be on the cusp of a high-profile remake.) One of the big movie news items this week – more of a rumor actually – was the report that Oscar winner Jordan Peele may be remaking Candyman. It’s unclear if he’s just producing or if he’ll write and/or direct the film too, and it’s e...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Features, Chicago, Sequels, New Orleans, Bill Condon, Clive Barker, Day Of The Dead, Philip Glass, Helen, Rose, Todd, Daniel, Caroline, Barker


A Want To Win For The Capitals, A Must Win For The Golden Knights

from Luke Fox and Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, Stanley will be in the building. And probably, like, Carrot Top too. Leading the Cup Final 3-1, the Washington Capitals — now underdogs on the betting line only — have a chance to end the Vegas Golden Knights’ incredible story and 44 years of franchise disappointment. “It’s an interesting dynamic in the final,” considers Tom Wilson. “Essentially it’s the hardest hockey you’re going to endure, but at the same time it’s the easiest ...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Tom Wilson, Carrot Top, Luke Fox, Chris Johnston, Sportsnet Stanley


On Comedy: How Carrot Top Wins in Vegas (Yes, He Can Be Funny)

has played sold-out houses at the Luxor in Las Vegas for 13 years.He’s the comedian whom comedians make fun of. So, how has Carrot Top had 13 years of sold-out shows? We investigate.
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Luxor, Carrot Top, Las Vegas (Nev, Comedy and Humor


3 things to do this weekend at Southern California casinos (March 23-25)

Laugh with Carrot Top or have breakfast with John, Paul George and Ringo at Southern California casinos this weekend. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and Pechanga Resort & Casino Fans of blues legend Bonnie Raitt have two chances to see the iconic guitarist/singer perform. Raitt will be at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Saturday, March 24, and Pechanga Resort & Casino on Sunday, March 25. She is known for hits including “Something to Talk About,” “I Can’t Make You Love Me” and “Thing Called Lo...
Tags: Comedy, Bonnie Raitt, Casinos, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Theater, Coachella, Flogging Molly, Ringo, Casino, Southern California, Sirius, Chris Carter, Klos, Carter


New Handsome Family video: Weightless Again

Video: The Handsome Family: “Weightless Again” From Through the Trees, released twenty years ago on Carrot Top Records. This is a new video made for an old song. “Weightless Again” is the song that originally turned me on to the Handsome Family. Rennie Sparks describes it as “Maybe our most American song: it’s about suicide, … Continue reading New Handsome Family video: Weightless Again → Read more at Glorious Noise...
Tags: Videos, Shorties, Carrot Top, Handsome Family, Loose Music, Carrot Top Records, Rennie Sparks


‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Director David Wain on Telling the Story of National Lampoon [Sundance Interview]

Director and sometime performer David Wain has a long and successful history of directing beloved comedies with large ensemble casts, going back to his earliest days with sketch-comedy team The State and such feature films as Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models, Wanderlust, and They Came Together. But with A Futile and Stupid Gesture, Wain tackles the seemingly impossible task of covering the professional life of comedy writer and National Lampoon magazine co-creator Doug Kenney (played by Wil...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Interviews, Features, David, Netflix, Broadway, Charles Dickens, Judd Apatow, Stella, True Story, Board, Peter, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Forte


The Pro-Approved Guide To Fixing A New Hair Color You Hate

Entrusting someone with your hair color requires a leap of faith and even a bit of hope — which, every so often, is dashed by a botched color job. Maybe you requested ashy blond, but ended up with a brassy yellow that just looks off. Or perhaps you envisioned a medium-brown hue with a touch of caramel, but left the salon with an inky color that’s anything but warm chocolate. Or maybe you asked for natural-looking highlights and got skunk-inspired streaks instead.Although all colorists ultimatel...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, Los Angeles, L'oreal, Morticia Addams, Christina Hendricks, Cvs, Hill, Carrot Top, CHOI, Cherin Choi, Kari Hill, Mèche Salon, Butterfly Studio Salon


Don't Judge

Unless it stars Gregory Peck, proceed with caution.5 books we would LOVE to see made into terrible film adaptations: Oranges by John McPhee: It's literally just a book about oranges, so Carrot Top is an obvious choice for the main role. The Encyclopedia Britannica: I see this as a thriller/noir style art film. Leonardo Dicaprio will fund it by auctioning off a ride in his private jet to three locations starting with the letters A, R, and E. Goodnight Moon: I'm actually not sure why this ha...
Tags: James Franco, Leonardo Dicaprio, Woot, John Mayer, John Mcphee, Don, Gregory Peck, T-shirts, Carrot Top, T S Elliot


Hockey & Las Vegas Is a Winning Combination

As one of the announced 18,191 on-hand for Tuesday’s historic night at T-Mobile Arena, I had the chance to experience for myself what many had been looking forward to for more than a year – the debut of NHL hockey in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a city that is still recovering from the tragic events of October 1, the Vegas Golden Knights managed to put on a show for their fans as they defeated the visiting Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on what was a very emotional evening at T-Mobile Arena. Fans from around the ...
Tags: America, Los Angeles, Sport, Elvis Presley, Espn, Las Vegas, Hockey, NHL, Toshiba, Sin City, Vegas, New York Rangers, Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas Strip, New York New York, Cirque Du Soleil


Trump’s High-Profile Backers Chide Him Over Prospect of DACA Deal

WASHINGTON — Ann Coulter tweeted early on Thursday morning, “At this point, who DOESN’T want Trump impeached?” That was just one of a string of critical comments she made about Trump — ranging from mocking his propensity for getting “rolled” to snarking that Carrot Top would be more likely to build the wall. For much... Read more »
Tags: Washington, Trump, Ann Coulter, Carrot Top


5 things to know for Friday, including Portland's efforts to help small businesses find a place to work

We started the morning with a socko announcement and are continuing the day wondering what the heck will happen to Whole Foods under Amazon's watch. Some takes on that, and Four other Things, are below. The Whole thing Now that's a big deal. Sure, Intel spent more to buy Altera last year, but the $13.7 billion Amazon expects to pay for Whole Foods teams two companies that, well, everyone knows (Intel, sure...Altera's Q Rating is probably far below that of, say, Carrot Top's). Here's the Aus...
Tags: Amazon, Intel, Austin, Portland, Altera, Carrot Top


Woman's Twitter Review Of Vagina Slapping Sex Toy Is A Comedic Climax!

Yes, this is a real sex toy. It's called the Sqweel, and it's a motorized wheel of fake tongues intended to simulate cunnilingus -- in fact, it bills itself as the "world's best selling oral sex toy." Related: Janelle Monáe Thinks Women Should Hold A Sex Strike! Besides being something Dr. Seuss would tell his psychiatrist about, the invention has also been described in one star Amazon reviews as "uncomfortable", "extremely loud", and "not very good." But the best review has to be from Twitter u...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Celebs, Janelle Monae, Seuss, Carrot Top, Brandy Jensen


This Week In Celebrity Twitpics & Instagrams!

Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian are pinball wizards! This week, the KUWTK stars hit up an El Lay arcade where they played games with friends including Larsa Pippen, and Malika & Khadijah Haqq. The squad not only wore matching t-shirts, they named themselves the "Pinball Pu$$ies"! But this wasn't the only buzzworthy moment featured on social media! Gwyneth Paltrow traveled to Barcelona to enjoy the country's fabulous cuisine, Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth celebrated their six-year wedding ...
Tags: Celebs, Reese Witherspoon, Amy Schumer, Barcelona, Khloe Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kuwtk, Kourtney, Carrot Top, Jim Toth, Larsa Pippen, Kourtney Kardashian Instagram, Malika Khadijah Haqq


Twitter rolls out Snapchat-like QR codes for some users

Today, Twitter released a new feature that makes adding friends easier than ever — QR codes. QR codes were all the rage once. It was a simpler time, those days. While it’s no longer the game-changer we once thought it’d be, these scannable codes still have utility. Snapchat, for example, used them to add other users without having to search. A simple scan and you were now following Carrot Top, or you know, someone else. Starting today, Twitter has QR codes that work the same way Snapchat’s do. W...
Tags: Startups, Twitter, Carrot Top


These Are Your Options When You Hate Your New Dye Job

Entrusting someone with your hair color requires a leap of faith; hope, even — which every so often, is dashed by a botched color job. Maybe you requested ashy blonde, but ended up with a brassy yellow that just looks off. Or perhaps you envisioned a medium-brown hue with a touch of caramel, but left the salon with an inky color that’s anything but warm chocolate. Or, maybe you asked for natural-looking highlights and got skunk-inspired streaks, instead.Although all colorists ultimately want ha...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, L'oreal, Morticia Addams, Christina Hendricks, Hill, Carrot Top, CHOI


I'm a world famous legal blogger. Almost no one cares.

A couple months back, I was giving a talk in a far off land  (Canada) and the moderator introduced me as "the most internet famous person [he'd] ever met." This was genteel nonsense, all the more endearing because it was absurd on its face. He was doing obvious violence to the concept of fame. Googling "D-List Celebrity" returns an image of the prop comic Carrot Top, who has 63.4K followers on Twitter. As you can see from the panel to the right, my follower count establishes me 4% as Twitter fam...
Tags: Twitter, Law, Canada, Kardashian, Afa, Lambert, Casey, Carrot Top, Casey Flaherty


Sharknado: The 4th Awakens Was The Wackiest, Craziest, Most Nonsensical Yet! Check Out The Best Moments In GIFs!

The fourth installment of SyFy's cringeworthy Sharknado series came back in full force on Sunday -- and there was no shortage of incredibly ridiculous moments, celebrity cameos, and Star Wars references in The 4th Awakens! Like its three predecessors, the film had plenty of off-the-wall moments that had no logical reason whatsoever -- but this go-round really kicked up the craziness to a whole new level! Ian Ziering returned as our favorite shark-fighter Fin Shepard, now living on a farm in Kans...
Tags: Celebs, Kansas, Las Vegas, Sharknado, David Hasselhoff, Hoff, Gil, Tara, Carrot Top, Gary Busey, Gilbert Gottfried, Ian Ziering, Alexandra Paul, Fin Shepard


HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ Canceled: Popdose Roundtable

After saying that it was coming back for a second season, HBO changed their minds and canceled “Vinyl,” the series about a struggling fictional record label in the early ‘70s. Despite being produced by Martin Scorcese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, and a strong cast that included Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano, its attempt to show the music industry in all its coked-out glory was widely panned. So we decided to discuss this among our staff, and we began with the following questio...
Tags: Music, Hbo, New York, Television, John Oliver, Cocaine, Atlantic, United States, Charli Xcx, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Showtime, Boardwalk Empire, Vinyl, Kate Winslet, Mars


Carrot Top May Be One Of The Most Hated Comics, But He’s Also Pretty Damn Rich

Carrot Top (aka Scott Thompson) is a perpetual pop-culture target. Whether it's because of his unique look or brand of prop comedy, he takes a lot of crap. But did you know he's also one of the wealthiest comics alive? The Las Vegas mainstay is worth more than $75 million, selling out five to six shows a week for the last 10 years. Writer and producer Jessica Pilot profiled the comedian for Vice Canada, because clearly he's doing something right. VICE CANADA: CARROT TOP from Jessica Pilot on Vim...
Tags: News, Canada, Las Vegas, Huffington Post, Andy Mcdonald, Carrot Top, Scott Thompson


Confession: I Wear Glasses To Look Cooler

This article was originally published on April 25, 2014.As I write this, there’s something in my way. It’s distracting me and keeping me from totally focusing on my writing, slowing me down, and obstructing my view. It's my glasses. I wear them not because they help me see better, because that would make far too much sense. No, I’m wearing them because I think they look cool. To make things worse, there's no one in the room right now. I’m completely alone, sitting, writing, and wearing glasses I...
Tags: Instagram, Buffalo, Tribeca, Claudia Schiffer, Laura, Jenna Lyons, Carrot Top, Burberrys, Damian Genetically, Gryffindor Choose


Carrot Top And Ethan Couch? Comedian Trends On Twitter Alongside Photos Of 'Affluenza' Teen's Mom

Comedian Carrot Top may have been in Las Vegas this week performing his usual gigs at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, but if you consulted social media, you might think he was in handcuffs for helping"affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch evade police in Mexico. "Carrot Top" was trending on Twitter Thursday morning as photos circulated of Couch's mother, Tonya, being led by authorities through Los Angeles International Airport.
Tags: Mexico, Las Vegas, Ethan Couch, Tonya, Luxor Hotel, Carrot Top


Star Surveillance: Britney Spears, Dave Grohl, R5, Vince Neil and Carrot Top

Axis at Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears and her two sons Sean Preston and Jayden James stopped by the 4 p.m. Jabbawockeez show "Jreamz: A Journey Within" on Monday at MGM Grand. Britney posted a photograph of her sons in front of the theater as well as a video of them in the "America's Best Dance Crew" Season 1 champions' signature white masks on her Instagram.
Tags: America, Britney Spears, Planet Hollywood, Vince Neil, Britney Spears Dave Grohl, Carrot Top, Sean Preston, Jayden James, Jabbawockeez, MGM Grand Britney


Monday By the Numbers: Steve Wynn and 23; Carrot Top's spin with Jeff Gordon

Steve Wynn address attendees at the "Sinatra 100" book-release dinner at Sinatra on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Encore.
Tags: Jeff Gordon, Steve Wynn, Carrot Top