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Chris Rock to be honored by Spike TV; Tracy Morgan, Zach Galifianakis up for awards

By | April 30, 2010 at 1:04 pm | No comments

In its fourth annual Guys Choice Awards, Spike TV is set to bestow the crown and scepter of the "Funniest M.F." title to none other than Chris Rock – an aptly deserving individual of such a distinction if ever there was one. The, ahem, ceremony will be airing on June 20 at 10...

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Adam Sandler's 'Grown Ups' trailer promises every comedy cliche

By | April 22, 2010 at 2:05 pm | One comment

Get ready, folks for another Adam Sandler flick starring every single person you'd assume would be in a new Adam Sandler flick. We have no doubt this movie will do crazy numbers at the box office, but Grown Ups -- based on the trailer anyway -- looks to be a series of cliched...

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Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan interview each other, hilarity ensues

By | April 22, 2010 at 12:35 pm | No comments

Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan have done a shit ton of press to promote their new flick Death at a Funeral, which is out in theaters now. But of all the print or text-based online interviews or television appearances we've seen, we like this one the best. So we say congrats,...

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Chris Rock recalls sage advice from Richard Pryor

By | April 16, 2010 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Chris Rock is a major MVP in the late guest department, and his recent appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was up to his usual standard of excellence. When the subject of Rock producing a Richard Pryor biopic came up, Rock recalled a crude piece of advice he got from...

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Adam Sandler, Ray Romano and others part of comedy album for military

By | November 30, 2009 at 1:25 pm | No comments

John Ondrasik, the singer-songwriter better known as Five for Fighting, has compiled an album of popular comedy routines for military members and veterans available for free download. Titled CD for the Troops III, the album features some of the more famous bits from comedians...

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Comedy Matters with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and more

By | November 13, 2009 at 10:21 am | No comments

TRIBUTE TO MARJORIE GURIAN This column will be kind of a double column due to the sudden passing of my beloved Mom, Marjorie Gurian, right at the time my last column was due. It just kind of rocked me, and brought home the concept that all we have is today. [caption...

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Leno, Rock, Griffin, more come together for Sam Kinison tribute

By | October 22, 2009 at 4:13 pm | One comment

EPIX, a new premium cable channel announced that it will air a tribute show for the late comedian, Sam Kinison. Sam Kinison: Back from Hell will feature interviews and performances by Chris Rock, Kathy Griffin, Jay Leno, George Lopez, and Denis Leary among others. "We're...

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Chris Rock: "I'm just trying to be funny."

By | October 19, 2009 at 10:32 am | No comments

By Danny Lobell Most would agree that Chris Rock is a living comedy legend. So, why does he have such a hard time believing it? When you get a chance to sit down with one of stand-up comedy's biggest names and most influential comics of all time, you take it-- especially...

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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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