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Wanda Sykes, Ray Romano, Darrell Hammond, more join for children’s charity

Wanda Sykes, Ray Romano, Darrell Hammond, more join for children’s charity

By | October 23, 2012 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Tickets are now on sale for Garden of Laughs, a Jan. 26 stand-up comedy fundraiser at Madison Square Garden in New York City, to benefit children's charity Garden of Dreams. Wanda Sykes, Ray Romano, Darrell Hammond, Robert Klein and Adam Ferrara are scheduled to appear, with...

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Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Logo, the Viacom-owned channel that produces programming geared towards the LGBT demographic, will be debuting two one-hour specials later this year from Wanda Sykes, in which she and a roundtable of guest panelists cover the topic of gay rights as it pertains to the upcoming...

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Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:14 am | No comments

In the unlikely event you don't already know, the season seven premiere of Futurama goes down tonight on Comedy Central with not one, but two back-to-back episodes starting at 10 pm ET. "The Bots and the Bees” (featuring guest star Wanda Sykes) is up first, followed by...

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Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

By | May 11, 2012 at 10:29 am | No comments

Comedian and star of the upcoming The Hot Flashes Wanda Sykes will appear on the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. this Sunday to trace her genealogy back through the centuries. Sykes also takes the show to the roots of her stand-up career. Watch the...

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Moontower Comedy Fest closes brilliantly with Wanda Sykes and improv from Theme Park

Moontower Comedy Fest closes brilliantly with Wanda Sykes and improv from Theme Park

By | April 30, 2012 at 3:32 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – If parting is such sweet sorrow, than the departure of the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest feels a lot like scarfing down Girl Scout cookies while sobbing. “Next year, we plan to make this the second largest comedy festival in North America,” proclaimed one of...

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Preview: New York Comedy Festival hosts Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Comics To Watch, more

Preview: New York Comedy Festival hosts Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Comics To Watch, more

By | November 7, 2011 at 9:31 am | No comments

As if comedy isn’t always a huge part of New York City’s entertainment draw, this week it’s doubly huge—you see, the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival hits town this Wednesday and runs through Nov. 13, boasting the absolute biggest names in stand-up and expanding...

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Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

By | September 23, 2011 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Aside from her stand-up comedy, I’ve come to know and love Wanda Sykes for her work on the always hilarious Curb Your Enthusiasm. She’s a perfect foil for Larry David, whose awkwardness – especially where race is concerned – never fails to cause a whole lot of problems...

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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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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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