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  • Jerry Seinfeld is an indefatigable comedian

    Jerry Seinfeld is an indefatigable comedian

    Without a doubt, Jerry Seinfeld is one of the funniest comedians of his generation. Not only has the Brooklyn, New York born Seinfeld established himself as one of the best stand-up comics in history, he also revolutionized television with his long-running and hugely popular eponymous sitcom. Even...
  • New York comedy clubs offer everything but the kitchen sink

    New York comedy clubs offer everything but the kitchen sink

    Do you want top notch comedy mixed with gut busting laughter? Standing out from the humdrum venues, these New York comedy clubs will stimulate your funny bone and keep you coming back for more. The Comedy Cellar Are you a comedy sampler? On Monday, you want the clean comedy of Ellen DeGeneres and by...
  • Eddie Izzard: Performer extraordinaire

    Eddie Izzard: Performer extraordinaire

    It wouldn't be a misnomer to say that Eddie Izzard is a triple-threat - stand-up comedian, actor and self-proclaimed "straight professional transvestite" (or "executive transvestite," which is even more amusing). A former accounting student-turned-comedian, Izzard was born in South Yemen and moved...
  • Bring out your inner celebrity at Denver's best amateur nights

    Bring out your inner celebrity at Denver's best amateur nights

    Whether you fancy yourself a singer, a stand up comic, a songwriter or a musician, there is always an opportunity to share your talent with others. Denver has many open mic nights at which non professionals can shine in the spotlight. Amateur nights are a perfect way to sharpen your skills, gain...
  • Best live comedy shows to see during San Diego Comic-Con 2014

    Best live comedy shows to see during San Diego Comic-Con 2014

    As over 130,000 pop culture fans descend on San Diego for Comic-Con, residents and non-Con tourists will certainly need a laugh, as moving around the city becomes mission impossible for four days. But the crowds are likely even more overwhelming for the attendees who spend the convention perfecting...
  • See Whoopi Goldberg live in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

    See Whoopi Goldberg live in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

    With all of the drama surrounding the daytime talk show "The View" these days, it's a great time to check out Whoopi Goldberg's live comedy act. She will be performing at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $62 to $122 and are available online...
  • Bill Cosby at SF Jazz on his 77th birthday

    Bill Cosby at SF Jazz on his 77th birthday

    Bill Cosby is an much-loved American treasure. His former TV character, Cliff Huxtable, still rates as America's number one favorite on-air dad with 44 percent of American fathers polled in 2014 by Ebates.com. Everybody knows that Bill Cosby is a very funny guy. Lots of people know that stand up...
  • David Cross: A fearless comedian

    David Cross: A fearless comedian

    In Atlanta-born David Cross’ 20 plus years in the entertainment industry, the acerbic stand-up comic has co-created one the best sketch shows in television history, acted in one of defining sitcoms of the 2000s and released some of the funniest comedy albums of the last decade. In that time, Cross...
  • David Letterman walks out on Joan Rivers during interview

    David Letterman walks out on Joan Rivers during interview

    Joan Rivers has been making her way through the talk show circuit lately to spread the word about her new book “Diary of a Mad Diva,” which was released earlier this month. On July 8, Rivers stopped by the “Late Show with David Letterman” to discuss the book, “Fashion Police” and a recent encounter...
  • Andy Kindler set to headline The Comedy Exposition of 2014 this weekend

    Andy Kindler set to headline The Comedy Exposition of 2014 this weekend

    Throughout the weekend of July 11, the city of Chicago will be host to some of the funniest names in comedy at the inaugural edition of The Comedy Exposition stand-up comedy festival. The three day event takes place at multiple venues in three of the best neighborhoods in the Windy City. “Maron...
  • Stand up comedy: Five must-see shows coming to Denver

    Stand up comedy: Five must-see shows coming to Denver

    When it comes to national stops for any touring comedian, Denver is always one of the best places to visit. Denver fans are eager, attentive and always ready for laughter, as proven by the hundreds of huge names that stop in the Mile High City during all their national tours. There are so many...
  • Kevin Smith continues to connect with fans in movies and on the stage

    Kevin Smith continues to connect with fans in movies and on the stage

    The blockbusters and high concept movies of the '80s started to burn out audiences toward the end of the decade and a new brand of filmmakers took the scene. These new independent filmmakers turned cinema on its head and started to produce some of the most unique and engaging movies seen in many...
  • Preview Kumail Nanjiani & Jonah Ray's new Comedy Central show 'The Meltdown'

    Preview Kumail Nanjiani & Jonah Ray's new Comedy Central show 'The Meltdown'

    Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani's live comedy show “The Meltdown” has been a favorite weeknight activity in the Los Angeles area for several years. Starting July 23, fans outside of La La Land will get to experience the cutting-edge show, which combines stand-up sets and crowd participation, in their...
  • Check out Katt Williams in the trailer for his upcoming HBO special 'Priceless'

    Check out Katt Williams in the trailer for his upcoming HBO special 'Priceless'

    This past weekend fans got their first look at Katt Williams' much anticipated comedy special for HBO with the release of the trailer for “Priceless.” The special, which was filmed at the Ontario, California stop on Williams' Growth Spurt tour, was directed by Spike Lee, whose masterpiece “Do the...
  • Jim Jefferies makes a 'Legit' comedy career out of telling it like it is

    Jim Jefferies makes a 'Legit' comedy career out of telling it like it is

    Jim Jefferies is not your friend. Not that he's not a nice guy (he is), but the Australian stand-up comic has made a career out of telling you exactly what he thinks and exactly how it is, whether you want to hear it or not. Whether it's on stage or more recently on television, he is one of the most...
  • Actress, comedian, singer: Get to know Jane Lynch beyond 'Glee'

    Actress, comedian, singer: Get to know Jane Lynch beyond 'Glee'

    Jane Lynch has won rave reviews for her portrayal of antagonistic coach Sue Sylvester on FOX's musical comedy-drama "Glee." But trading verbal barbs with Matthew Morrison is just the latest of the many accomplishments that the Illinois native has racked up over her lengthy career in show business...
  • Jason Sudeikis prepares to keep laughing after 'Saturday Night Live'

    Jason Sudeikis prepares to keep laughing after 'Saturday Night Live'

    Jason Sudeikis became an audience favorite during his stint on NBC's legendary "Saturday Night Live." For more than 150 episodes that spanned a whole decade - he was a staff writer for the show from 2003 to 2005, and then added cast member to his duties from 2005 to 2013 - Sudeikis could always come...
  • Jimmy Kimmel: From TV's most famous sidekick to late night superstar

    Jimmy Kimmel: From TV's most famous sidekick to late night superstar

    It seems like there's no getting away from Jimmy Kimmel. Now the host of ABC's late night talk show appropriately called "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (exclamation point totally necessary), the comedian turned TV personality is constantly trying to make us laugh - on his own show, on other people's shows...
  • Cheech & Chong still smokin' after all these years

    Cheech & Chong still smokin' after all these years

    Some comedians have a persona that they play in their shows while others actually live the lifestyle of their comedy act. When it comes to Cheech & Chong, the popular comedians truly lived the lifestyle that made their acts funny. Sadly, that also meant that the duo were off and on with their...
  • OC Fair concert preview: Jeff Foxworthy

    OC Fair concert preview: Jeff Foxworthy

    The Orange County Fair is usually the summer destination for all things rock and roll, with local legends and wold-famous acts alike taking center stage at the Pacific Ampitheatre. But sometimes comedy gets is fair shake, like on July 16 when Jeff Dunham will bring his ventriloquism act to Costa...
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