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  • Felipe Esparza set to bring the laughs to Riot LA

    Felipe Esparza set to bring the laughs to Riot LA

    On Jan. 19-22, comedy fans are in for a laugh out loud good time as Riot LA has assembled an all-star lineup featuring some of the most hilarious stand-up acts in the world. Mel Brooks, Maria Bamford, Ali Wong and many more comedians are set to bring the funny to venues across Los Angeles during the...
  • Riot LA to host Eugene Mirman, Nikki Glaser & Kyle Kinane in one great show

    Riot LA to host Eugene Mirman, Nikki Glaser & Kyle Kinane in one great show

    This upcoming January, Los Angeles comedy fans are in for a treat as the masterminds behind Riot LA – which takes place in venues across the city on Jan. 19-22 – have recruited everyone from Mel Brooks to Whitney Cummings to Ali Wong to perform during the event. While it is standard practice for...
  • Year in Review: Best Comedy of 2016

    Year in Review: Best Comedy of 2016

    2016 has provided comedians with a lot of inspiration. From hilarious new sitcoms to popular comedy tours, the year's best comics have used a variety of formats to share their unique humor with fans across the globe. Here's a look at our favorite funny acts of 2016. Best New Podcast – Kyle Kinane...
  • Nick Swardson, Chris Hardwick & more to appear on 'The Comedy Jam'

    Nick Swardson, Chris Hardwick & more to appear on 'The Comedy Jam'

    Back in October, Comedy Central ordered its popular special, 'The Comedy Jam – the showcase which features stand-up comedians performing in front of a live audience while they share memorable moments from their lives and perform an iconic song that related to that experience – to a full series and...
  • Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy are coming to Colorado this April

    Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy are coming to Colorado this April

    For the better part of the last year, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy have been traveling across the country on the comedy adventure known as the We've Been Thinking Tour. The hilarious duo have now announced that they will be adding a Colorado stop to their 2017 itinerary. On April 2...
  • New Jim Gaffigan special coming to Netflix in January

    New Jim Gaffigan special coming to Netflix in January

    It looks like Christmas came early for comedy fans. Jim Gaffigan has announced that his highly-anticipated fifth comedy special, “Cinco,” will be premiering on Netflix on Jan. 10, 2017. The new hour-long show was filmed during the comedian's recent Fully Dressed Tour, which included a sold-out set...
  • Jerry Seinfeld & Chris Rock top Garden of Laughs benefit

    Jerry Seinfeld & Chris Rock top Garden of Laughs benefit

    The bi-annual all-star comedy benefit known as Garden of Laughs – which is presented by Delta Air Lines – has recruited some of the biggest names in comedy to appear at its 2017 event. Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, John Oliver and many more hilarious comedians are joining forces to generate laughs and...
  • Larry the Cable Guy to headline the 2017 Wild West Comedy Festival

    Larry the Cable Guy to headline the 2017 Wild West Comedy Festival

    The Wild West Comedy Festival is returning to Nashville this spring and festival organizers have already shared a couple of big names who will be performing at the event. Larry the Cable Guy and Impractical Jokers are both set to bring the funny down to Tennessee on April 17-23. Larry the Cable Guy...
  • Marc Maron adds dates to The Too Real Tour

    Marc Maron adds dates to The Too Real Tour

    Marc Maron's Too Real Tour has been one of the most hilarious comedy road trips of 2016. Even more fans are now in luck as the comedian has revealed a string of new dates that will keep him finding the funny in everything from politics, to pets to relationships well into the spring of 2017. “There...
  • Watch: Maria Bamford performs for nobody in '7 Minutes in Purgatory'

    Watch: Maria Bamford performs for nobody in '7 Minutes in Purgatory'

    The roar of laughter and the thrill of a raucous applause break are two of the sounds that fuel comedians to keep baring their souls on the stand-up stage, so what happens when top comedians perform in a completely empty theater? That's exactly what Ian Abramson intends to find out with the second...
  • Ali Wong & Patton Oswalt top Moontower Comedy Festival lineup

    Ali Wong & Patton Oswalt top Moontower Comedy Festival lineup

    For the sixth annual Moontower Comedy Festival, which takes place April 19-22, festival organizers have recruited a collection of hilarious comedians and live podcasts for its initial lineup announcement. Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, Colin Quinn and many more will be heading down to Austin this spring...
  • Watch: Nintendo mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto jams with The Roots and Jimmy Fallon geeks out playing Nintendo

    Watch: Nintendo mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto jams with The Roots and Jimmy Fallon geeks out playing Nintendo

    NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" got its game on recently with Nintendo guru Shigeru Miyamoto sitting in with the show's house band The Roots, and host Jimmy Fallon getting to debut the upcoming Nintendo Switch console - much to his extreme delight. Miyamoto has been with Nintendo...
  • Will Ferrell to star as aging professional eSports gamer in upcoming film

    Will Ferrell to star as aging professional eSports gamer in upcoming film

    Will Ferrell has lampooned a lot of professions over his comedy career and now he's setting his sights on the world of eSports. According to Variety, Ferrell is developing a feature film project in which he'll play an older member of an eSports team fighting to remain competitive with the much...
  • Review: Godfrey's 'Regular Black' is extraordinarily funny

    Review: Godfrey's 'Regular Black' is extraordinarily funny

    Last month, fans of Audible Channels were able to exclusively stream Godfrey's new comedy album, Regular Black, and now the wait is almost over for everyone else. On Dec. 9, the hilarious release will be available everywhere albums are sold. Throughout Regular Black, Godfrey tackles the idea of...
  • Mel Brooks' best comedy collaborations

    Mel Brooks' best comedy collaborations

    On Jan. 20, 2017, Mel Brooks is set to appear at Riot LA to present a special screening of his groundbreaking film “Blazing Saddles” after which he will engage in a conversation about his work and take questions from the crowd. The film features collaborations with several comedians with whom Brooks...
  • Amy Schumer honored with two Grammy nominations

    Amy Schumer honored with two Grammy nominations

    Amy Schumer has had a great year and now she has been honored by The Recording Academy for her hard work, creativity and hilarious comedy with not one, but two Grammy nominations. The “Trainwreck” star is represented in the categories of Best Comedy Album and Best Spoken Word Album. While Schumer is...
  • Chris Rock will kick off the Total Blackout Tour on Feb. 14 in Durham, North Carolina. 

    Chris Rock anounces first stand-up tour in 9 years

    He rewrote the rules for hosting the Oscars and proved he can captivate with just a cameo on “Saturday Night Live"; now, award-winning comedian Chris Rock is ready to bring the show back on the road. Next year, Rock will embark on the Total Blackout Tour, his first official stand-up tour in nine...
  • Live Review: Marc Maron brings politics, family & endless laughs to Chicago

    Live Review: Marc Maron brings politics, family & endless laughs to Chicago

    It was quite cold in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 3, as temperatures dipped down into the low 30s, but that didn't stop the droves of Marc Maron fans from venturing out into the night for a pair of shows at The Vic Theatre. The evening marked a return to The Windy City (and The Vic) for the “WTF” host...
  • Five fun facts about Riot LA headliner Mel Brooks

    Five fun facts about Riot LA headliner Mel Brooks

    This January, Riot LA is bringing together some of the funniest people in the world for a series of performances, presentations and special events. One of the festival's many highlights finds legendary director Mel Brooks presenting his groundbreaking film “Blazing Saddles” on Jan. 20, after which...
  • Mel Brooks to bring comedy, conversation and more to Riot L.A.

    Mel Brooks to bring comedy, conversation and more to Riot L.A.

    Mel Brooks is “Back in the Saddle Again” and ready to ride into Los Angeles for a special presentation in conjunction with the Riot LA Comedy Festival. On Jan. 20, 2017, the legendary director/comedian/actor/writer/genius is set to host an evening full of laughs at the Microsoft Theater. Ticketed...
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