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Lois Reitzes of WABE guesting at Dad’s Garage Friday January 6

12:26 pm Jan. 4, 2017

This was posted Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

WABE-FM doyenne Lois Reitzes is going to be a guest storyteller during the early show at improv theater Dad’s Garage Friday night, January 6.

The radio host of daily arts program “City Lights” will tell a story that will then be “performed” by the cast. The cast, of course, has no idea what she’s going

Catching up with Kathleen Madigan (Buckhead Theatre, January 7)

7:00 am Jan. 4, 2017

This was posted Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Kathleen Madigan is a tried-and-true stand-up comic. She doesn’t do acting. She doesn’t write novels. She doesn’t have her own line of T-shirts with a catchphrase on it. She doesn’t even have any catchphrases like some of her peers Bill Engvall and Jeff Foxworthy.

She is on the road 250 days out of the year doing

Coming to Fox Theatre in 2017: Chris Rock; Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy

9:44 am Dec. 6, 2016

This was posted Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

The Fabulous Fox Theatre is already gathering some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy for its 2017 schedule.

As earlier announced, legendary comic Jerry Seinfeld is coming April 7 for two shows. He comes to Atlanta every two or three years and almost always does his shows at the Fox. Tickets are already on sale

Interview: Iliza Schlesinger (Variety Playhouse 12/2) talks booze, politics, new late night talk show

11:20 am Dec. 1, 2016

This was posted Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Rodney Ho on the AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

There is a rising tide of younger female stand-up comics, led by Amy Schumer, who recently headlined Philips Arena.

Iliza Schlesinger is part of that group. If you see her on her recent third Netflix special “Confirmed Kills,” she shows total command of the stage and her material, whether it’s sifting for a lip liner