South African comic apologizes for Dubai club’s shenanigans

By | July 31, 2008 at 12:58 pm | No comments

South African comedian Marc Lottering had to pull out of a gig in Dubai at the last minute because he couldn’t get his Visa approved in time for the show. A few days after the date of the show, which he thought had been cancelled, Lottering’s web site was flooded with “get...

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Brian Regan, Sommore, and more to debut Comedy Central specials

By | July 31, 2008 at 12:15 pm | No comments

There’s a handful of stellar, new one hour stand-up comedy specials hitting Comedy Central in the next two months. For your convenience, we’re going to list them here— really and truly. Ready? Jeffrey Ross: No Offense - Live from New Jersey, Fri, Aug. 22 at 11:30...

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Thursday stand-up video: Jay Larson

By | July 31, 2008 at 11:39 am | No comments

Comedian Jay Larson isn’t a hero– yet. But he’s ready when we need him. Check it...

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Video: Oksana Baiul and comedian Ray Ellin skate it out

By | July 31, 2008 at 8:18 am | No comments

Oksana Baiul, pro skater (and pretty lady), was one of comedian Ray Ellin’s guests on the latest LateNet with Ray Ellin. If you’re unfamiliar with LateNet, in a nutshell, it’s a live late-night esque show staged at Gotham Comedy Club in New York wherein...

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Cheech and Chong announce reunion tour dates

By | July 30, 2008 at 10:06 pm | No comments

Yesterday we reported that Cheech and Chong were going to announce their reunion your plans today. Guess what. They did that. The name of the tour is “Light up America… Check out the dates below, kids. Sept. 12: Philadelphia (Tower Theatre) Sept. 13: Washington, D.C....

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Video: tomorrow night’s Gong Show with Dave Attell

By | July 30, 2008 at 5:58 pm | No comments

There’s a new episode of The Gong Show with Dave Attell tomorrow at 10 pm. Jim Norton, Ron White and JB Smoove are on hand to judge the freak show. Check out a clip below from tomorrow’s...

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Comedian Ahmed Ahmed subject of new documentary

By | July 30, 2008 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Arab-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed is the subject of a new Hollywood documentary, Ahmed, Say Something Funny. The film chronicles the comedian “struggling against the odds” to succeed in the entertainment industry. “I’m always looking for people who are a little...

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Video: Janeane Garofalo tackles ‘Tango & Cash’

By | July 30, 2008 at 12:51 pm | No comments

We suppose that when an ultra-liberal comic like Janeane Garofalo is spends all day shooting scenes for the conservatively bent Fox hit 24, there’s got to me times you need to let loose. And who hasn’t thought of blowing off a little steam by filming a riveting...

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Cedric the Entertainer does Broadway

By | July 30, 2008 at 12:17 pm | No comments

Veteran comedian Cedric the Entertainer will make his Broadway debut this Fall, the NY Post reports. The Original Kings of Comedy star will join the cast of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, in which John Leguizamo stars. Cedric will play Don,  “a junk shop owner whose...

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