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Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

By | March 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm | One comment

While Chris Rock has proven himself a competent actor, having mastered comedic and dramatic roles on screen – as well as on the Broadway stage – it seems that for his next gig, a movie titled Finally Famous, he won’t hurt himself stretching. The iconic comedian will...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 35: Chris Rock, Stephen Colbert, South Park and more! (Audio)

Laughspin Podcast episode 35: Chris Rock, Stephen Colbert, South Park and more! (Audio)

By | January 25, 2013 at 11:04 am | No comments

Dylan and Mike listen to Stephen Colbert's response to Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony, Chris Rock telling the story of how Eddie Murphy discovered him and a track from Chris Hardwick's new album 'Mandroid.' This week, your co-hosts also give you news about Seth MacFarlane's...

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How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

By | January 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Hardcore comedy nerds already know the story of how Eddie Murphy basically discovered Chris Rock, while the young comedian was working at the Comic Strip on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But this stellar animation from TWIRI Sports brings new life to the tale-- and exposes those...

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Chris Rock, Jennifer Aniston, Aziz Ansari, Jennifer Garner, Beyonce, and more demand stricter gun laws (Video)

Chris Rock, Jennifer Aniston, Aziz Ansari, Jennifer Garner, Beyonce, and more demand stricter gun laws (Video)

By | December 21, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 19 comments

One week after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and just hours after NRA president Wayne LaPierre declared, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," a video starring dozens of comedians and Hollywood A-Listers,...

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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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World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

By | October 22, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments

If you consider yourself a comedy nerd in any capacity, next time you visit New York City, you'll need to drop by the legendary Comic Strip Live, which sits proudly on Manhattan's Upper East Side. It's where a seemingly countless number of iconic comedians got their start: Chris...

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‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ headed to Brooklyn; Letterman, Rock, Colbert, Stewart and Morgan slated

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ headed to Brooklyn; Letterman, Rock, Colbert, Stewart and Morgan slated

By | October 15, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments

Jimmy Kimmel is finally saying goodbye to his Los Angeles studio and bringing Jimmy Kimmel Live to his hometown of Brooklyn, NY— for one week, anyway. Later this month, Kimmel will welcome the likes of Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Tracy Morgan and perhaps, most...

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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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Chris Rock tells Jon Stewart he’s tired of everyone taping stand-up comedy at clubs (Video)

Chris Rock tells Jon Stewart he’s tired of everyone taping stand-up comedy at clubs (Video)

By | August 9, 2012 at 11:23 am | One comment

When a hot, white, French woman calls, you pick up the phone. That’s Chris Rock’s policy when it comes to choosing movie projects. At least, that’s what he told Jon Stewart on last night’s Daily Show. The comedian was there to promote his new flick 2 Days in New York...

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