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Julian McCullough headlines fundraising event to ‘stand up’ against mental health stigma (guest post)

Julian McCullough headlines fundraising event to ‘stand up’ against mental health stigma (guest post)

By | September 7, 2017 at 1:03 pm | No comments

Storytelling is a powerful agent for change. Sharing personal stories with others takes bravery, especially when a person is opening up about their own mental health journey. In doing so, they may feel vulnerable or judged. And while those feelings may exist because of the dark...

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EXCLUSIVE preview: Jim Gaffigan takes over Pandora Comedy in honor of Cinco

EXCLUSIVE preview: Jim Gaffigan takes over Pandora Comedy in honor of Cinco

By | June 15, 2017 at 1:14 pm | One comment

With the release of his latest album Cinco, Jim Gaffigan continues to spread his everyman comedy to the world. So, it's no surprise he's set to to begin a national tour -- dubbed the Noble Ape Tour -- that begins July 14 in Hershey, PA and continues through December. Before he...

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Kevin Hart audiobook from Audible — I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons out now! (Exclusive Video)

Kevin Hart audiobook from Audible — I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons out now! (Exclusive Video)

By | June 6, 2017 at 6:38 pm | One comment

If you're even a casual follower of Kevin Hart's comedy and, especially, his social media feeds, you already know the mega-comic is a bit of an inspiration junky. That is, he loves being inspired and inspiring others. Sometimes he inspires us by being shirtless-- because he's...

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Howie Mandel, Lena Dunham, Emma Stone and more share videos for #MyYoungerSelf campaign supporting mental health awareness

Howie Mandel, Lena Dunham, Emma Stone and more share videos for #MyYoungerSelf campaign supporting mental health awareness

By | May 16, 2017 at 3:34 pm | No comments

For more than a decade now, Howie Mandel has been an open book about struggling with mental health issues, namely Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which, in his case, shows itself through an irrational fear of germs. But the comedian...

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Lewis Black: ‘The Rant is Due’ on Audible capitalizes on crankiness

Lewis Black: ‘The Rant is Due’ on Audible capitalizes on crankiness

By | May 8, 2017 at 10:16 am | No comments

Lewis Black got America’s 70-year-old, 5’1”, perennial TV journalist Connie Chung to say “fuck”—a lot. Actually, one of the comedian’s fans repeatedly put the angry, four-letter word—amongst others—in her mouth. “I was never allowed to say that…my apologies...

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Stan Against Evil with John C. McGinley renewed for second season

Stan Against Evil with John C. McGinley renewed for second season

By | December 14, 2016 at 12:24 pm | No comments

FROM IFC: IFC announced that horror-comedy series Stan Against Evil has been picked up for a second season slated to air in 2017. Created by Dana Gould (The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation) and starring John C. McGinley (Scrubs) and Janet Varney (You’re The Worst), Stan Against...

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Gilda’s LaughFest announces Iliza Shlesinger, Sinbad and more in first round of talent for 2017 festival

Gilda’s LaughFest announces Iliza Shlesinger, Sinbad and more in first round of talent for 2017 festival

By | December 7, 2016 at 10:07 am | No comments

Today, officials from the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced the first round of talent and shows scheduled for the festival’s seventh year to be held March 9 to 19, 2017, in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan and surrounding...

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Comedian Jeannette Rizzi bringing BLINDSIDED to New York on Saturday, January 21

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi bringing BLINDSIDED to New York on Saturday, January 21

By | December 6, 2016 at 6:17 pm | No comments

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi will star in a special performance of her solo show Blindsided at 8 pm on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at Actors Theatre Workshop in Manhattan. Tickets ($25 each) are now available at BrownPaperTickets.com. As raw as it is funny, Blindsided is a personal...

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Here’s the ballad about comedian Emo Philips you never knew you wanted until now (AUDIO)

Here’s the ballad about comedian Emo Philips you never knew you wanted until now (AUDIO)

By | November 21, 2016 at 4:48 pm | No comments

To say it’s a rarity that a musician is inspired to write a song about a comedian would be an understatement. And that’s why this just-released song about universally respected comedian Emo Philips is such an endearing, thoughtful tribute. Written and performed by musician...

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