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Chris Rock talks Tosh, illegal taping at comedy clubs, Louis C.K. and more

Chris Rock talks Tosh, illegal taping at comedy clubs, Louis C.K. and more

By | August 1, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments

In a must-read interview with Dave Itzkoff of the New York Times, Chris Rock addresses the recent rash of unfortunate comedy club incidents, the problem with audience members illegally recording sets and much more. Check out an excerpt below, but make sure you read the entire...

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New Lewis Black, Jim Jefferies, Kevin Smith comedy specials coming to Epix

New Lewis Black, Jim Jefferies, Kevin Smith comedy specials coming to Epix

By | June 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm | No comments

The already pro-comedy network Epix is making its commitment to the art form even more clear. This morning, they announced they're launching a monthly comedy showcase called Epix Comedy Unbound, which will air the last weekend of every month. “We are deepening our...

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Watch Chris Rock and Julie Delpy in the trailer for ’2 Days in New York’

Watch Chris Rock and Julie Delpy in the trailer for ’2 Days in New York’

By | June 22, 2012 at 10:38 am | One comment

Sure, he was one of the stars of obvious box office smash Madagascar 3 and was part of the ensemble cast of the big budget What to Expect When You're Expecting earlier this year, but we all know Chris Rock also excels at nuanced, and more subtle fare; he's proven himself a...

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Chris Rock gets his own theme song, plays golf, defends Barack Obama on Fallon (Video)

Chris Rock gets his own theme song, plays golf, defends Barack Obama on Fallon (Video)

By | June 8, 2012 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Chris Rock had a blast on Fallon last night. He got his own revamped theme song by the Roots ("Chris Rock rockin' it, we all rockin' it!"). He even had time to rant about Obama nay-sayers: "The first thing you've gotta realize about Obama, man, is the economy's been getting...

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Chris Rock makes some Chris Brown jokes after Matt Lauer’s bad word choice (Video)

Chris Rock makes some Chris Brown jokes after Matt Lauer’s bad word choice (Video)

By | June 7, 2012 at 3:17 pm | One comment

Chris Rock appeared on Today this morning to promote Madagascar 3, but more importantly, to joke about Chris Brown after a poor choice of word's by Matt Lauer. Chris looked a lot more comfortable joking about the topic than the hosts. Elmo especially wasn't into it. Watch...

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Chris Rock will produce new FX series starring comedian W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

Chris Rock will produce new FX series starring comedian W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

By | March 28, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 10 comments

After months of secrecy surrounding a possible new cable network project, Laughspin can reveal exclusively that Chris Rock will executive produce a weekly series for FX, starring comedian W. Kamau Bell. The as-of-yet-untitled 30-minute show – loosely described as a cross...

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Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments

Many of us tuned in last tonight to watch the 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony (even if only to #TweetRoast it live). Billy Crystal hosted the ceremony for the ninth time, returning after an eight-year hiatus. After recanting Eddie Murphy as host (and Brett Ratner as the...

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Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

By | November 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | One comment

This past summer, comedian and Hollywood powerhouse Jamie Foxx announced that he would be bringing back the iconic variety program Showtime at the Apollo. And just recently we learned that comedian Tony Rock was handpicked by Foxx to host the re-vamped show. But how did the...

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Chris Rock: Why I left Saturday Night Live

Chris Rock: Why I left Saturday Night Live

By | November 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments

If you didn’t know already, today’s episode of WTF finds Chris Rock as Marc Maron’s guest. While I highly recommend listening to the entire 80-minute show, I found the chat about Rock leaving Saturday Night Live to work on In Living Color (which only lasted a year for him)...

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