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New York Comedy Festival tickets on sale: Louis CK, Katt Williams, Sarah Silverman, Brian Regan slated

By | August 7, 2008 at 1:50 pm | No comments

Tickets for the fifth annual New York Comedy Festival went on sale today. Just yesterday, festival organizers released the official lineup, which includes: Sarah Silverman, Katt Williams, Frank Caliendo, Brian Regan, Louis CK, Carlos Mencia, Joel McHale, Tracy Morgan and more. The NYCF has also aligned with Comedy Central in a multi-year contact that will give more...


Katt Williams to play MSG for New York Comedy Festival

By | July 3, 2008 at 4:00 am | No comments

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Jimmy Fallon to release first comedy album since terrible 2002 album

Jimmy Fallon to release first comedy album since terrible 2002 album

By | December 5, 2011 at 11:49 am | No comments

Two years before Jimmy Fallon exited Saturday Night Live, just as he was building steam as a standout sketch player (and the one SNL cast member who laughed during sketches even when he didn't need to), he released his first comedy album. Strike while the iron is hot, right? It was called The Bathroom Wall, a combination of stand-up, celebrity impressions and funny songs. more...


Russell Brand offends Paralympics athletes, but did he really do anything wrong?

Russell Brand offends Paralympics athletes, but did he really do anything wrong?

By | September 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments

A comedian is being criticized for things he said on stage? Couldn’t be. You say that comic is Russell Brand? But that’s just not like him! Oh, but it's true. Over the weekend the notoriously wild English funnyman found himself facing media scrutiny over remarks he made about the Paralympics during a stand-up show in London, referring to the games as having more...


Did supposedly “racist” comedy segment need to be pulled from Fox-owned Fuel TV?

Did supposedly “racist” comedy segment need to be pulled from Fox-owned Fuel TV?

By | September 8, 2011 at 11:17 pm | No comments

In another instance of political correctness in comedy being taken way too far, Fuel TV had to pull a sports segment due to offending the Asian American community. Comedian Bob Oschack went out as a "man on the street" to interview Asian college students at the University of Southern California about the new inclusion of Colorado and Utah into the newly formed PAC-12. more...


Interview: Nick Cannon returns to stand-up comedy in style

By | May 16, 2011 at 10:45 am | No comments

Coming on the heels of the television premiere of his first-ever stand-up comedy special Mr. Showbiz this past weekend on Showtime, Nick Cannon goes wide with the digital release of the album version today (Buy here). You'll be able to snag the album from New Wave Dynamics in all retail stores by May 31. And this is all while the dude is hosting his own daily morning more...


Leslie Jones: Just wants to make you laugh

By | March 15, 2010 at 11:32 am | No comments

Katt Williams was just looking for another female comic for his now-legendary It's Pimpin Pimpin tour. What he got was Leslie Jones, a powerhouse presence onstage. The proof is in her new DVD Problem Child. Comedian Leslie Jones has no reason to be intimidated by the male-dominated comedy world. She is genuinely funny and she can beat most men up. The abrasive diva made more...


Nate Jackson advances to finals in Bay Area comedy competition

By | February 25, 2010 at 10:34 am | No comments

Nate Jackson has become the first comic in the Northwest to advance to the finals of the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition. Jackson, who was first runner up in the 2008 Seattle International Comedy Competition, has joined the ranks of an elite few who started their journey to stardom as finalists in the famous Bay Area Competition. Jamie Foxx, Chris Tucker, Katt Williams, more...


Hasan Minhaj: Giving comedy the college try

By | August 24, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments

At just 23 years old, Hasan Minhaj is clearly ahead of the comedy curve. Only two years removed from graduating UC-Davis — where he founded the stand-up/sketch comedy group Gridiron Gang — Hasan is starting to make a name for himself on the national stage. Last year, he won the Wild 94.9 “Best Comic Standing” contest, giving him the chance to open for such more...