Ralphie May says Last Comic “is a joke.”

Ralphie May says Last Comic “is a joke.”
Right after being voted off Last Comic Standing 3, comedian Ralphie May says that “[t]he whole show is a joke,” and he doesn’t mean a ha-ha joke, either. He tells the AP, “The viewership’s gone down the hill, and the show has jumped the shark.” He also says, non-ironically, that “I don’t have respect for audiences that laugh at ‘Remember when you were a kid?’ jokes. … Let’s move on, let’s try something new.” He clearly is pissed that his appearance on two seasons of the show has left him with no other options but to hawk a DVD (Ralphie May: Just Correct) and CD (Just Correct, “[tour] comedy clubs and theaters across the country,” “[write] a movie for MGM and [develop] a cartoon featuring a fat superhero named ‘Supperman.'”

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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