One-on-one with the Roastmaster General.

Comedian and Roastmaster General Jeff Ross bring his new tour, “Jeff Ross Roasts America,” to the Neptune Theatre in Seattle on Thursday, Jan. 19. I chatted with Jeff on the phone about his tour and roasts, as well as “The Comedian” – a movie he recently wrote with producer Art Linson. The film, which begins shooting soon, will be directed by Sean Penn and star Robert De Niro and Kristin Wiig.

It’s balls to the wall time!

Raise your hand if you have ever wanted to compete on American Gladiators. If your hand isn’t raised, then you are either a liar or a coward.

Well, on Saturday, October 29th, you can fulfill that fantasy…kind of. Starting at 9 AM at the Pacific Raceways in Kent, the Gladiator Rock ‘n Run, a 3-mile American Gladiator-inspired obstacle course and charity event kicks off in a grand fashion.

The most hillarifying musical ever!

I can tell you exactly where I was the first time I experienced “Evil Dead.” I was staying at my friend Steve’s house; I couldn’t have been more than 12 or 13 years old at the time. We waited for hours until his parents went to bed — and as soon as their door clicked shut, we pulled out the cassette from under his older brother’s mattress (next to some other things his parents wouldn’t have liked), popped it in the VCR and

Fanboys and fangirls unite for Seattle’s own comic-con festivities.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of nerds flock to So-Cal for the San Diego Comic-Con, in order to get a glimpse of the past, present and future of comic culture. Inaugurated in 1970, the Comic-Con is the largest convention of its type in the Americas. But for most of us Seattleite nerds, we could only sit and drool longingly at the comic wonderland 1,200 miles away.

On Labor Day Weekend, these local music favorites are definite must-sees.

Once again, Bumbershoot is returning to the Seattle Center in 2011. This annual event showcases a wide variety of music, art and comedy, from both locally and nationally-known artists. However, with so many different performances to choose from, how can you know whom to check out? Well, today, my friend, is your lucky day.