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Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords will headline traveling comedy festival this summer

Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords will headline traveling comedy festival this summer

By | June 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | No comments

For years now there’s been speculation as to whether Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock would team up for a live stand-up comedy tour. Alas, it doesn’t look like it’s happening anytime soon. However, Chappelle is going on tour this summer—and not by himself. He, along with...

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Why Louis C.K. postponing season four of ‘Louie’ is a good idea

Why Louis C.K. postponing season four of ‘Louie’ is a good idea

By | October 10, 2012 at 12:36 pm | One comment

Ever since Louis C.K. struck a deal with FX three years ago to produce his own show, comedians across the country have been telling their agents and managers, "I want the Louis C.K. deal." At the heart of the deal is total creative freedom and control of the business aspects of...

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Dave Chappelle has yet another show ruined by hecklers

Dave Chappelle has yet another show ruined by hecklers

By | June 21, 2012 at 1:54 pm | One comment

Dave Chappelle performed a set at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, but despite the show having sold out in a matter of minutes, a large portion of the audience did not greet Chappelle too warmly. You may remember last year when Chappelle brought a show in...

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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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Laughspin analysis: Can we all please try to learn how to take a f*cking joke?

Laughspin analysis: Can we all please try to learn how to take a f*cking joke?

By | August 25, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments

Go fuck yourself. Without a fraction of a second passing, that first sentence can be completely misinterpreted and spun out of context. Then, several hateful comment threads pop up around the Web without any investigation as to the simple questions of what, where, why or...

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How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

By | August 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 11 comments

This year late night TV has seen the likes of Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress, Ian Edwards, and more bring their unique stand-up comedy to the masses on Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Recently, Portland comic Ron Funches killed it with his...

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Watch Dave Chappelle’s first real interview in five years

Watch Dave Chappelle’s first real interview in five years

By | August 15, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments

"Comedy is a very approval oriented field," says comedian Dave Chappelle in his first interview in five years. Currently, the world's population is just under seven billion people. Having everyone liking a single person is a statistical impossibility, much less thinking they're...

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The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

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Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

By | July 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments

UPDATE: 7:30 pm EST Dave Chappelle performed last night -- this time, it was a 10-minute spot at Hard Rock Live (same venue) in Hollywood, FL and apologized for his "bad attitude" at Friday night's show. For the full story, read the original account below. It seems Dave...

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