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  • Interview: James Acaster on building his Netflix special ‘Repertoire’

    Interview: James Acaster on building his Netflix special ‘Repertoire’

    “James Acaster: Repertoire” highlights a medley of the British comedian’s quick-witted sets, that have been packaged together into one long hilarious Netflix special. In four parts, Acaster (who is a favorite at Edinburgh Festival Fringe) breaks down a variety of scenarios, and lays it out for his...
  • Interview: Trevor Moore takes on computers, Kardashians and Comedy Central’s Facebook page

    Interview: Trevor Moore takes on computers, Kardashians and Comedy Central’s Facebook page

    Grab hold of your computers, because Trevor Moore is taking over Comedy Central’s Facebook page beginning Thursday, April 19 at midnight ET, for a full 24 hours. It’s all leading up to his brand-new Comedy Central special, “Trevor Moore: The Story of Our Times,” which debuts on Friday, April 20, at...
  • Robert Dean's new comedy album (It's Not Easy) Being Dean is available now.

    Interview: Comedian Robert Dean talks about new album and upcoming tour

    Robert Dean recently released his brand-new album, (It's Not Easy) Being Dean. If the obvious Kermit the Frog reference isn’t enough to intrigue you, just one moment getting to know the stand-up comic might. The comedian’s journey started in his early ‘20s, once he left Connecticut for New York. He...
  • Interview: Demetri Martin takes a break from getting awkward to host TEC Awards

    Interview: Demetri Martin takes a break from getting awkward to host TEC Awards

    The great Lenny Bruce was once quoted as saying, “The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, a minimum of once every 15 seconds.” Perhaps that’s why, when it comes to hosting an awards show, you call on someone who can bring a special je ne sais quoi to the occasion. In the world of NAMM...
  • Interview: Tom Segura breaks down life as a comedian and talks new Netflix special

    Interview: Tom Segura breaks down life as a comedian and talks new Netflix special

    With three Netflix specials, a successful podcast, numerous television appearances and a slew of comedy festivals under his belt, Tom Segura rings in the New Year on top of his game. In “Tom Segura: Disgraceful,” the comedian spells things out in front of a packed house, telling it like it is from...
  • Interview: Katt Williams tackles politics, truth, relationships and more in his debut Netflix comedy special

    Interview: Katt Williams tackles politics, truth, relationships and more in his debut Netflix comedy special

    Katt Williams, the sometimes controversial, always funny, socially vocal King of underground comedy, launched his debut Netflix Original stand-up comedy special on Jan. 16. In it, he holds nothing back. “Katt Williams: Great America” shines a spotlight on the comedian/actor/rapper’s ability to...
  • 5 best Seth MacFarlane jokes

    5 best Seth MacFarlane jokes

    Seth MacFarlane is a comedian best known for his political satire, quick wit and solid celebrity impressions. His ability to create fun character voices led him to produce the hit animated series “Family Guy.” From his appearances on primetime television shows to table reads with “Family Guy,” here...
  • Comedian Ben Bailey returns as host of 'Cash Cab' beginning Monday, Dec. 4, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on the Discovery Channel.

    Interview: Comedian Ben Bailey on stand-up and the return of ‘Cash Cab’

    It took several weeks before Ben Bailey was awarded the role of gameshow host on “Cash Cab.” At one point during the audition process, he had the show’s executive producers in the back seat as he drove up onto the curb while he was pulling out of a parking lot. “Can we start again now that we’re...
  •  ‘Trivial Takedown,’ ‘Social Fabric’ and ‘Hot Ones’ are all coming to Fuse this week

    ‘Trivial Takedown,’ ‘Social Fabric’ and ‘Hot Ones’ are all coming to Fuse this week

    In one of the most entertaining half-hours on television, Fuse is bringing you the all-new, “Trivial Takedown.” Making its debut on Nov. 7, the comedy game show pits celebrities in a knock-down, drag-out battle of the wits. Filled with pop culture questions, music trivia and more laughs than a night...
  • Interview: Will Arnett heats things up as executive producer on Pop TV’s new show, ‘Hot Date’

    Interview: Will Arnett heats things up as executive producer on Pop TV’s new show, ‘Hot Date’

    Pop TV is cornering the market on comedy. Show after show, they are bringing out humor’s heaviest hitters and our favorite comedians are knocking it out of the park. With more laugh-out-loud moments than you can count, their latest endeavor, executive produced by Will Arnett, is undoubtedly a...
  • Interview: Jack Whitehall talks new Netflix special, his role in the upcoming Disney movie and performing in America

    Interview: Jack Whitehall talks new Netflix special, his role in the upcoming Disney movie and performing in America

    “Jack Whitehall: At Large” made its debut on Netflix last month, proving that the comedian might just be gearing up to take over the world. The British jokester has been systematically making his way into America’s heart with his zany antics and his dashing good looks one comedy special at a time...
  • Anthony DeVito's Comedy Central half-hour special premieres on Oct. 6, at 12 a.m/11 p.m. Central.

    Interview: Anthony DeVito discusses debut album and his new Comedy Central half-hour special

    Whether you’ve caught Anthony DeVito on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live,” seen him perform around New York or watched him on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” the comic’s sarcastic undertone is hard not to laugh out loud at. DeVito released his debut album, Dream Occupation, on Comedy Central...
  • Joel McHale announces spring comedy tour

    Joel McHale announces spring comedy tour

    Actor and comedian Joel McHale will be heading out on tour this spring. The “Great Outdoors” star will be performing a series of dates in the Southwest and Middle United States starting in late April. In addition to a two-day residency at California’s Irvine Improv, McHale will be bringing his...
  • Billy Kelly is a family-friendly comedian from Long Island.

    Billy Kelly's presents standup comedy shows for families Thanksgiving weekend

    Comedian Billy Kelly will be hosting a series of family-friendly standup comedy shows this Thanksgiving weekend. The Nov. 26 show will be hosted at Long Island’s Governors Brokerage comedy club in Bellmore, and the Nov. 27 show will be at the Jalopy Theatre & School of Music in Brooklyn. Billy...
  • Lauren Krass is a comedian based in NYC.

    Interview with comedian Lauren Krass

    Lauren Hope Krass is a New York based comic who hails from Charleston, South Carolina. Lauren’s humor is self-deprecating with a dash of charm and she aims to create a unique perspective relevant to any audience. She's been featured in the Charleston Comedy Festival, The She Devil Comedy Festival...
  • No pain here, Michael Jr. is bringin' the funny

    No pain here, Michael Jr. is bringin' the funny

    Whatever the setting, his comedy is unforgettable. Michael, Jr. just wrapped a magnificent month of May: He was featured on Chonda Pierce’s “Stand Up for Families” and recorded his newest comedy special to a sold out crowd at Tulsa’s Church on the Move. It’s easy to see why Chonda Pierce calls him...
  • 5 reasons to love Sarah Silverman

    5 reasons to love Sarah Silverman

    Actress Sarah Silverman is has made a name for herself over the years through her comedy, writing,and comedic roles in television and film. She produced her own television show, The Sarah Silverman Program, and even released an autobiography, The Bedwetter in 2010. As time has passed, Silverman has...
  • AXS chats with comedian Wyatt Cenac about latest album, upcoming projects

    AXS chats with comedian Wyatt Cenac about latest album, upcoming projects

    Having already made himself an integral part of shows like King of the Hill and The Daily Show, comedian and writer Wyatt Cenac holds both an Emmy and a WGA Award. Netflix users might recognize him from his comedy special Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn, the video companion to his release that got the 201...
  • The Funniest Woman in the World

    Moms Mabley's 5 best jokes

    Loretta Mary Aiken, known as Jackie Mabley, a Vaudeville singer and entertainer, and later as Moms Mabley, a standup comedienne was widely-known and celebrated within African American communities for six decades, before her first television appearance as Moms Mabley on the Smothers Brothers Comedy...
  •  Jonathan Burns is a hilarious contortionist and comedian.

    Interview with comedian Jonathan Burns

    Comedy is the silver-lining to life and comedian Jonathan Burns is one of the funniest people performing in comedy today, and also one of the most multi-talented since--aside from being hilarious--Jonathan is also a contortionist who is capable of flexing himself into unlikely poses…a skill he uses...
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