Comics Unleashed producer Byron Allen is not pleased with President Obama. Speaking with TMZ, the former stand-up comedian Allen called Barack Obama "a white president in black face." The comments came after President Obama referred to the protesters in Baltimore as "thugs". "Look at the numbers," said Allen. "Black people have fallen further behind under President Obama." He suggested that black Americans might have been better off with Mitt Romney in the Oval Office.
Saturday Night Live veteran Kenan Thompson will reportedly leave the long-running NBC sketch show at the end of the 2014-15 season according to TMZ.
After emphatically stating that nearly 2,000 Palestinian civilians "deserved to die" during Israeli-led attacks in the Gaza Strip, Joan Rivers is backtracking and blaming the media for taking her words out of context. Rivers' rant began when a TMZ reporter asked her opinion on the unprecedented amount of non-military citizens killed during the current Gaza conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas. Rivers is seen on video, shouting, "You're dead, you deserve to be dead. You started it. You started it. Don't you dare make me feel sad about that."
Daughter of Ardie Fuqua, critically injured in Tracy Morgan crash, wants TMZ to remove gruesome video
As comedians Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua remain in critical condition after a horrific car crash, Fuqua's daughter shames TMZ on Instagram for showing video of people pulling her father out of a turned-over limo.
Well, Amy Schumer is officially famous. How do we know? We know because TMZ (and others) are harassing her at airports. So, here’s how that looks. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips and more! Listen to the most recent […]
Thanks to the fine folks at ThingX.com, we’re able to deal with one more day of celebrity worship. Today we replace the tears we shed for humanity with laughter. Today ThingX-er Joe Randazzo replaces Harvey Levin and Harvey Levin’s water bottle is replaced with a baby’s bottle. Today, TMZ becomes TLZ. Enjoy. Be sure to […]
Remember the good ol’ days when the media was exhaustively reporting on Charlie Sheen, rather than a Hurricane? I miss those more innocent times. It looks like Charlie Sheen’s back in the news, though: Comedy Central just released the names of some of the folks involved in roasting the actor in a few weeks. Trust […]
Many times, the most frustrating thing about a comedian can be trying to figure out when or if said comedian is joking or not. While Andy Kaufman based most of his career on challenging audiences and their expectations, irony and sarcasm can easily be lost on the public. They can be even easier to lose […]
Clerks director and cult comedy legend Kevin Smith is set to host a talk show pilot. The show is planned to be a daily, half hour, syndicated program that would blend discussion with celebrities and comedy. The show is tentatively titled The Kevin Smith Project, and the show’s booking staff is pitching it as “a […]