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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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Exclusive audio: Chris Rock talks racism with Marc Maron

Exclusive audio: Chris Rock talks racism with Marc Maron

By | November 2, 2011 at 12:24 am | One comment

Iconic comedian Chris Rock will be Thursday's guest on WTF With Marc Maron. As you can imagine, the pair of veteran comics cover a wide-range of topics. And to give you a taste, we're happy to give you this exclusive audio clip from their conversation. In it, Rock explains his...

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Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock comedy tour a possibility

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock comedy tour a possibility

By | October 31, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments

Question: How fast would tickets to a Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle comedy tour sell out? We may soon find out if we’re to believe a recent tweet from Rock. In response to a short piece on Humor Mill, citing unnamed sources saying that the two comedians are currently working on...

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Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

By | October 5, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

During last awards season, comedian Ricky Gervais delivered a Golden Globes hosting performance that was met with criticism for being “too mean.” In short, it didn’t sit well with the organization behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Although the...

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Chris Rock backtracks on Tracy Morgan support after Wanda Sykes tweets

By | June 13, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments

The most controversial figure in comedy this week has been, without a doubt, Tracy Morgan. The actor and comic is taking heavy flak for a rather anti-gay stand-up bit he performed last week in Nashville. While we love a good edgy joke, we’re certainly not fans of this kind of...

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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...

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Comedy Matters with Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock and more!

By | April 26, 2011 at 2:50 pm | No comments

Comic Strip Action Chris Rock, who got his start at The Comic Strip, made his Broadway debut in a hard-hitting and fantastic new show with one of the strangest names ever to hit Broadway, The Motherf**ker With The Hat. What's particularly funny to me as a comedy writer and...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

By | April 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | No comments

There was a lot of comedy thingies from yesterday that we couldn't get to posting-- or maybe there were things that didn't derserve its own post. So here are a bunch of links. You love links. [caption id="attachment_647" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Robin...

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Chris Rock talks crack, gangsta rap, more: an excerpt from Neil Strauss' new book

By | March 10, 2011 at 5:49 pm | No comments

Few journalists have logged more hours picking celebrity brains as six-time New York Times best-selling author Neil Strauss has. He’s hung with, and ultimately written about the likes of legendary rock band Motley Crue, pornstar-turned-mainstream success Jenna Jameson and...

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