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Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:37 pm | One comment

Though Tracy Morgan has long since apologized -- in public, many times -- for his seemingly anti-gay rant he delivered at a stand-up show in Nashville on June 3, the comedian addressed the issue once again last night. Though, in his defense, it was only because David Letterman...

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Watch Tracy Morgan’s return to normal– or at least, his version of normal

Watch Tracy Morgan’s return to normal– or at least, his version of normal

By | September 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | No comments

"Things" are somewhat coming back to normal. By "things," I specifically mean Tracy Morgan is no longer apologizing for rants that went too far and is being the Tracy Morgan we've come to know and love from 30 Rock. Morgan recently joined Saturday Night Live writer Mike O'Brien...

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Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

By | August 9, 2011 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Big comedic guns Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are scheduled to perform at the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival, which will span both Manhattan and Brooklyn between Nov. 9 - 13. Other headliners will include Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Norm...

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“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

By | August 2, 2011 at 9:26 am | 2 comments

Remember a while back when Alec Baldwin was all “Show’s over!” in regard to 30 Rock’s next season? He hasn’t commented on the series’ longevity in recent days, but executive producer and Saturday Night Live godfather Lorne Michaels has. And all I have to say is… uh...

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Mila Kunis on the cover of GQ’s Comedy Issue: a step forward or back for women in comedy?

Mila Kunis on the cover of GQ’s Comedy Issue: a step forward or back for women in comedy?

By | July 12, 2011 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments

For their fourth annual Comedy Issue, mens's interest mag GQ has chosen actress Mila Kunis as their cover woman. It's newsworthy, I suppose, since she's not a dude; the likes of Zach Galifianakis, Seth Rogen, Tracy Morgan and Paul Rudd have graced the comedy-themed issue in...

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Punchline Mag analysis: Are comedians now destined to apologize forever?

By | July 5, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments

George Carlin famously said, "I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately." Most that read that quote don't realize there is a horrific dark side to that quote. Often when crossing the line, as a comedian, you can go to a...

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Tracy Morgan begins his apology tour, meets with gay, homeless teens

By | June 17, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments

Tracy Morgan’s been crazy busy since he performed some rather colorful, seemingly homophobic stand-up material in Nashville on June 3. In addition to apologizing all over the place, he’ll be returning to Tennessee on June 21 to say sorry for the material in person. But...

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Louis C.K. defends Tracy Morgan: “He was f*cking around”

By | June 15, 2011 at 11:47 am | 17 comments

All-Star comic Louis C.K. defended the recent homophobic stand-up bit performed by Tracy Morgan over Twitter today. He argued that Morgan “said something wrong, evil, cruel, ignorant and hilarious. He was on a comedy stage, not a pulpit.” He then went on to further argue...

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Exclusive audio interview: Jim Norton talks Weiner, Tracy Morgan, addiction

By | June 14, 2011 at 6:07 am | No comments

I sat down with comedian Jim Norton at his home on Sunday to catch up on all things current, where his career is headed and much more. We talked about New York Rep. Anthony Weiner's photo scandal, about Tracy Morgan's anti-gay tirade and about Jim's new projects, which may...

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