It's pretty cool to watch someone that you know grow into a well-deserved position within in the comedy and entertainment worlds.
Kirkwood native, podcast superstar, MTV talk show host and generally nice person Nikki Glaser's half-hour comedy special airs this Friday on Comedy Central.
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This month marks twenty wonderful years since MTV aired the first episode of Beavis and Butthead. Mike Judge's hilarious cult phenomenon originally ran from March 8, 1993 to November 28, 1997, before being retired so that Judge could focus on Fox's animated series King of the Hill. When that show ca ... More >>
We get it.
MTV doesn't play music anymore.
Now that you're done making the same tired objection that your uncle made ten years ago, maybe it's time you give the wayward TV station a little credit for at least getting back into the comedy business.
Kirkwood-native Nikki Glaser and writer / comedia ... More >>
Not only is Nikki Glaser a regular at the venerable Comedy Cellar in New York these days (which is the club into which Louis CK descends during the intro to his show)...And not only is she about to co-host a new program on MTV called, "The Nikki and Sara Show"...Which happens to be based on her podc ... More >>
Happy birthday, MTV! Although you take a lot of whacks for not playing music anymore, there's no doubting the swift and massive change in American culture after your debut. Not only did video kill the radio star, it smacked the crap out of staid old food advertising. In a few brief years, we ... More >>
Via Trey Wright's FacebookOn Monday, the latest in a string of St. Louis residents to make it (or at least MADE it) debuted on the MTV show. Local high school rapper Trey Wright took a turn on the moderate reality hit in the pursuit of becoming a rapper and was paired with Brand Nubian emcee ... More >>
Image viaIf you follow Justin Bieber on Twitter, perhaps you saw him announce the following late yesterday afternoon: "solid day in NYC. played hoops and just went to the MTV Upfronts...BEAVIS and BUTTHEAD are coming back!!!" (Huh-huh. He said 'coming.') An article on MTV.com elaborates that ... More >>
Image viaIs that a Crunchwrap Supreme on your plate, or are you just happy to see me?This week, MTV aired the premiere of Skins, an American remake of a British show in which actual teenagers play fictional teenagers who do the naughty things that actual teenagers do, like drink, take drugs and h ... More >>
The multi-talented East St. Louis hip-hop duo Scripts N Screwz has a new music video for their song "Brick" entered in MTV U's weekly "Best Freshman Video" contest.The track is off their debut album, The New Noise, and it's a heavy, wailing underground jam with a dash of auto-tune (think o ... More >>
Heard rumblings about this last year, but my suspicions were confirmed yesterday: Local singer-songwriter Todd Sarvies -- better known as John Boy's Courage -- is one of fourteen contestants on P. Diddy's new MTV reality series, StarMaker. (Which, you might remember, held auditions at Blueberry Hill ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergMickey Carroll's story came in at the fourth most-read last week.The blog posts come fast and furious, most of the time, here on Daily RFT, so if you missed the big ones from last week (May 4-10), here are the top ten most-read posts, courtesy of your friends at Google Anal ... More >>
Some Twitter friends teased me a few weeks ago, but Facebook friend Ted found the video that made my day: MTV '90s sketch comedy show The State is REALLY finally coming to DVD on July 14. It's the entire run of the show on five discs, including commentary and never-before-seen sketches. Oh, man. If ... More >>
Unreal catches up with a crystal-meth cooker gone straight, chats with an Andrew W.K.-endorsed candidate and gets local businesses' take on gay marriage; plus we totally freak out about West Nile, and Bill Haas offers something for the ladies