The Late Late Show into a grownup Pee-Wee’s Playhouse with weird, hilarious characters that spoke their own language and developed their own games with the audience and viewers at home. He even made game shows purposely hilarious with his three-season stint on the syndicated show Celebrity Name Game. He lives the show business motto that traditional is for people who are planning on dying soon. He’s bound to do something equally groundbreaking with his current standup tour The New Deal Tour that stops at the Winspear Opera House (2403 Flora St.) at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. Tickets are $37.50 to $82.50 at attpac.org.
Pretty much anytime Scottish actor and comedian Craig Ferguson has tackled a new medium whether it’s standup, late night or movies, he found a unique and interesting way to make it his own. He first tackled standup in his native Scotland as an angry, wild-eyed character named Bing Hitler. He turned CBS’s