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  • Festival Supreme is comedy supreme

    Festival Supreme is comedy supreme

    Last year Jack Black (in his role as half of Tenacious D) brought Festival Supreme to the Santa Monica Pier. This was not strictly a comedy festival, especially when you consider how Tenacious D is a hard rock parody act that mixes music and comedy together. And much like Tenacious D, only in a much...
  • Chicago's Second City arrives in Denver for 'American Mixtape'

    Chicago's Second City arrives in Denver for 'American Mixtape'

    You may already be familiar with The Second City, the improv comedy club/school of improvisation that launched the careers of John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, Tina Fey, Eddie Murphy, Seth Meyers, Martin Short, Mike Myers, Tim Meadows and many other comedy icons. Second City has been a...
  • Must-see Bonnaroo 2014 comedians: Days 1 and 2

    Must-see Bonnaroo 2014 comedians: Days 1 and 2

    The Bonnaroo Music Festival is known for featuring some of the most famous names in comedy as well as hilarious up-and-comers on their stacked lineups. Many buzz-worthy comedians careers have blasted off after appearing at Bonnaroo. Pete Holmes, Nick Kroll and Marc Maron all went on to be featured...
  • Must-see Bonnaroo 2014 comedians: Days 3 and 4

    Must-see Bonnaroo 2014 comedians: Days 3 and 4

    The Bonnaroo Music Festival may be known for its music, but some of the best sets of the weekend happen in the (air-conditioned) Comedy Theatre. In previous years, Bonnaroo has featured sets from hysterical comedians like David Cross, Zach Galifianakis and “Michael and Michael Have Issues” funnymen...
  • Five great comedians on tour this June

    Five great comedians on tour this June

    Some of the most talented and versatile comedians in the world are taking their stand-up shows on the road this June. Whether you like your comedy high-energy, deadpan or family friendly, one of these great comics will have you in hysterics with a great live performance.
  • Money Mike proves to be magic for Katt Williams

    Money Mike proves to be magic for Katt Williams

    Katt Williams may be best known for his role as Money Mike in 2001’s “Friday After Next,” but this hilarious entertainer has a long history of comedy, acting, voice work, music and much more that spans long before his popular stint on the “Friday” movie sequel. Katt Williams, born Micah S. Katt...
  • Interview: Jessica McKenna talks UCB & working on Steve Carell's new show 'Riot'

    Interview: Jessica McKenna talks UCB & working on Steve Carell's new show 'Riot'

    Jessica McKenna is an improvisational comedian who is currently appearing on Steve Carell's exciting new celebrity game show “Riot,” which airs on Fox on Tuesday nights. She is also a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles and the co-creator of the hilarious “Animal...
  • Movie review:  'A Million Ways to Die in the West' a Seth MacFarlane misfire

    Movie review: 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' a Seth MacFarlane misfire

    Simply put, we've come to expect more from Seth MacFarlane. In A Million Ways to Die in the West (opening today), the creator of shows like Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, whose first feature-film directorial debut, Ted, was a huge success, serves up an often funny but horribly...
  • George Lopez-Becoming Saint George and the VIP Experience

    George Lopez-Becoming Saint George and the VIP Experience

    If you have never heard the name George Lopez, you have probably also never belly laughed, chortled or guffawed. Basically, George Lopez has brought the giggles to the American table and served it up his own spicy way. George Lopez has blazed a new trail through the entertainment industry as a multi...
  • Tenacious D announce stellar 2014 Festival Supreme lineup

    Tenacious D announce stellar 2014 Festival Supreme lineup

    Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D are gathering some of the greatest names in entertainment at the LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park for the second edition of their comedic and musical mash-up known as the Festival Supreme. This year's lineup features tons of hilarious stand-up comedians...
  • Five comics who could replace Craig Ferguson as host of 'The Late Late Show'

    Five comics who could replace Craig Ferguson as host of 'The Late Late Show'

    Craig Ferguson will be stepping down as host of CBS' “The Late Late Show” this December, a position he has held since taking over for Craig Kilborn in 2005. Speculation has been running rampant about who should take over the hosting gig in 2015. We think that one of these five comedians would be the...
  • Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' reveals season four guests

    Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' reveals season four guests

    Jerry Seinfeld has been giving viewers insight into the minds of comics with his Crackle talk show “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” for three great seasons. Earlier this year, it was announced that Acura would be exclusively sponsoring the show through nine seasons, promising 24 new episodes of...
  • Interview: Jimmy Pardo talks comedy, 'Conan' and Chicago

    Interview: Jimmy Pardo talks comedy, 'Conan' and Chicago

    Jimmy Pardo is a consummate stand-up comedian, host of the “Never Not Funny” podcast and the nightly opening act for Conan O'Brien on TBS' late-night talk show “Conan.” He is a veteran performer who prefers to go off the cuff, interacting with his audiences to make each performance uniquely...
  • See Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo and Emo Philips at the Limestone Comedy Festival

    See Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo and Emo Philips at the Limestone Comedy Festival

    In just one week, the cream of the crop of comedy are descending on Bloomington, Ind. for the Limestone Comedy Festival, which takes place May 29-31. Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo and the Legendary Emo Philips will all be performing in multiple venues throughout the city including The Comedy Attic, The...
  • Amy Schumer will return to 'Last Comic Standing'

    Amy Schumer will return to 'Last Comic Standing'

    After a four-year hiatus, “Last Comic Standing” is returning to television on May 22. This season, the comedy competition will feature sitcom queen Roseanne Barr, “In Living Color” mastermind Keenen Ivory Wayans, and veteran Canadian comedian Russell Peters as judges. “Curb Your Enthusiasm” scene...
  • BET Experience debuts Centric TV’s 'The Next Comedy All-Star' show

    BET Experience debuts Centric TV’s 'The Next Comedy All-Star' show

    This year BET’s Experience will feature affiliate, Centric TV’s, “The Next Comedy All-Star” show on June 28 in addition to their ComicView Live event. "The Next Comedy All-Star" show will debut its first event at the BET Experience and its third show over-all. The hilariously funny, raw and multi...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' cast members hit the road upon season finale

    'Saturday Night Live' cast members hit the road upon season finale

    Last weekend, “Saturday Night Live” wrapped its 39th season with Andy Samberg making his first return to the live sketch comedy show as host while St. Vincent took on the melodious duties of musical guest. “SNL” will be taking the summer off, but fans of the “Not Ready for Prime Time Players” are in...
  • Katt Williams and Spike Lee team up for HBO special

    Katt Williams and Spike Lee team up for HBO special

    Earlier this month, HBO's president of programming announced that Katt Williams will be filming a new stand-up comedy special for the premium network. Legendary “Do the Right Thing” director Spike Lee with be directing the project, which is set to be filmed at Williams' May 17 show in Ontario...
  • Looking back at 2014 BET Awards host Chris Rock’s best musician putdowns

    Looking back at 2014 BET Awards host Chris Rock’s best musician putdowns

    Music award shows are always more interesting when Chris Rock is around. In light of the news that the superstar comedian has been tapped as the host of the 2014 BET Awards, let’s revisit some of his most memorable music-inspired jokes. Between his three hosting gigs at the MTV Video Music Awards...
  • Amy Schumer is comedy's latest overachiever

    Amy Schumer is comedy's latest overachiever

    Stand-up comedians are known for their quick wits, wry observations and bold humor, but many comics also have impressive work ethics. Amy Schumer is the latest comedienne to show that her talent and ambition know no bounds. With her successful sketch comedy series “Inside Amy Schumer” receiving rave...
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