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Tracy Morgan on Eddie Murphy: He taught me I could be sexy and funny at the same time (Video)

Tracy Morgan on Eddie Murphy: He taught me I could be sexy and funny at the same time (Video)

By | November 14, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments

As Eddie Murphy is working on a television series based on his hugely popular Beverly Hills Cop movie franchise, some of the comedy world’s greats spent a night in Los Angeles to honor the man. Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Samuel L. Jackson, Arsenio Hall, Brett Ratner, Martin...

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Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

By | October 11, 2012 at 4:41 pm | No comments

Although comedy fans have been trying to get Eddie Murphy back on the stand-up stage for years and frowning all the way, they can’t deny the indelible mark he’s left on the world of comedy. Because of that, Comedy Central honored Murphy with the Icon trophy at last year’s...

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Charlie Murphy tells college crowd “Fuck You,” leaves the stage

By | November 8, 2010 at 11:23 am | 3 comments

Steve Martin once wrote, “Stand-up is seldom performed in ideal circumstances.” For stand-up comics, distractions abound, and I feel that Charlie Murphy would definitely agree. In this brief excerpt of only about one minute of actual performance, the audience at Grambling...

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Kyle Kinane, Tammy Pescatelli, more added to Vancouver comedy fest

By | July 21, 2010 at 1:16 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_13210" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Kyle Kinane"][/caption] If you’re sad that Montreal’s Just for Laughs is over and you want another Canadian comedy festival to get excited about, look no further. Vancouver’s ComedyFest just announced...

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Comedy Matters with Judah Friedlander, Ralphie May and more

By | January 7, 2010 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Comic Strip Xmas Party The truth is I liked my last column so much it was hard for me to start to write this one. That’s a dangerous thing for a writer to fall in love with his own stuff! Anyway, thanks to all of you who sent your condolences on my Mom. For the second year...

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Comedy Matters with Bobby Lee, Jeffrey Ross and more

By | September 7, 2009 at 10:25 am | No comments

CHRIS ROCK STEPS UP In 1986, Chris Rock was discovered at the Comic Strip by owner Richie Tienken and Eddie Murphy. The story goes that Chris was setting up chairs and cleaning up in exchange for stage time, in a deal he made with Lucien Hold, the legendary manager of the club....

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Margaret Cho, Behrendt and Murphy to release DVDs

By | July 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | No comments

Image Entertainment has acquired three live stand-up comedy performances from comedians Margaret Cho, Charlie Murphy and Greg Behrendt. The specials will each be released on DVD in November. “These latest acquisitions are part of Image’s commitment to bringing the best...

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