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  • 'King of Queens' star Kevin James also king of self-deprecating comedy

    'King of Queens' star Kevin James also king of self-deprecating comedy

    Kevin James will probably always be known for his role as lovable delivery man Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom "The King of Queens." For almost a decade, he made us laugh alongside Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller, and even earned himself an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy...
  • Roseanne Barr added to 'Lipshtick' comedy lineup at The Venetian

    Roseanne Barr added to 'Lipshtick' comedy lineup at The Venetian

    The Venetian Las Vegas has announced the addition of comic legend Roseanne Barr to its new comedy series “Lipshtick – The Perfect Shade of Stand-Up”. The popular women's comedy series launched to sold-out crowds this summer, featuring famous funny women including long-time Las Vegas performer Rita...
  • Bill Cosby, Marc Maron & Maria Bamford top the New York Comedy Festival lineup

    Bill Cosby, Marc Maron & Maria Bamford top the New York Comedy Festival lineup

    Carolines on Broadway, in association with Comedy Central, revealed several of the hilarious comedians who will be performing at the New York Comedy Festival this November. Festival veterans Bill Maher and Maria Bamford will be headlining this year's fest, as will Bill Cosby, who is performing at...
  • Need a laugh? Check out nearly anything by comedian Kyle Kinane

    Need a laugh? Check out nearly anything by comedian Kyle Kinane

    Let's get one thing straight here: funnyman Kyle Kinane is ridiculous. Ridiculous. The man makes jokes about gay dads who smoke, (and are therefore clearly not gay), gets in fights on Twitter with people posing as Pace Salsa employees (seriously, read the hilarious exchange here), and is "pretty...
  • Amy Schumer and more great comedians on tour this August

    Amy Schumer and more great comedians on tour this August

    August is a great month for stand-up, as several hilarious comedians are taking their shows on the road. Whether you are a fan of unfiltered jokes or political humor, one of these great acts will have you laughing until you cry. This August, “Real Time” host Bill Maher will be taking his politically...
  • Mystic Blue presents 'Laughs on the Lake Moonlight Comedy Cruise'

    Mystic Blue presents 'Laughs on the Lake Moonlight Comedy Cruise'

    Close out the summer with a few laughs! Come aboard Mystic Blue for a brand new and exclusive comedy event hosted by actor, writer and comedian, Darren Georgia. You'll take in live performances by stand-up comedians Tyler Langford and Grace Lusk, and improv troupe Knuckleball. Make your reservation...
  • ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has a moment on Tom Green Live

    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has a moment on Tom Green Live

    In a brilliant move that utilized a remarkable convergence of hard work, fortune, and precise timing, AXS TV’s A-list interviewer Tom Green invited “Weird Al” Yankovic onto his live show last Thursday for a one hour in-depth interview. What made the program so distinctive was the fact that over the...
  • 5 great artists who perfectly blend music and comedy

    5 great artists who perfectly blend music and comedy

    Last week, Billboard announced that “Weird Al” Yankovic earned his first number one album with his latest release Mandatory Fun selling a little under 104,000 copies in its debut week. This marks the first time that a comedy album has landed in the top spot since 1963. Though a number one album is a...
  • Chicago's Second City Training Center will double in size

    Chicago's Second City Training Center will double in size

    Attention budding improvisers, comics and comic actors! The largest school of comedy in the world, Chicago's The Second City, will add student-centered facilities including new classrooms, two student theaters, screening room and student resource center, a student lounge and bar and two large...
  • Sarah Silverman announces the release of her new album 'We Are Miracles'

    Sarah Silverman announces the release of her new album 'We Are Miracles'

    Sarah Silverman has announced that Sub Pop will be releasing her new comedy album, We Are Miracles, from her HBO comedy special of the same name, on Sept. 23, 2014. The LP will be available on vinyl, CD and digital download. The first 500 people who pre-order the vinyl will receive the album on...
  • Gabriel Iglesias' 'The Fluffy Movie' to open nationwide this Friday

    Gabriel Iglesias' 'The Fluffy Movie' to open nationwide this Friday

    This Friday, July 25, comedy fans will get their first look at Gabriel Iglesias' new stand-up special/documentary “The Fluffy Movie” as it is set to open up in movie theaters across the country. The film is directed by Manny Rodriguez, who previously worked with Iglesias on several television...
  • TruTV's 'Impractical Jokers' takes comedy audiences by storm

    TruTV's 'Impractical Jokers' takes comedy audiences by storm

    TruTV's "Impractical Jokers" has blown the lid off of hidden camera TV shows. Rather than trying to prank the unsuspecting public, this time the joke's on the comedians themselves - who are forced to say and do embarrassing things in front of strangers or risk an even more humiliating "punishment...
  • 'The Jim Norton Show' Premieres on VICE this Wednesday

    'The Jim Norton Show' Premieres on VICE this Wednesday

    He has appeared on “Louie,” “The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget” and “Inside Amy Schumer” and later this week, outspoken comedian Jim Norton will star in his own comedy talk show. “The Jim Norton Show” premieres on VICE.com on Wednesday, July 23 and promises to give an unpredictable alternative...
  • Tina Fey is the incumbent first lady of American comedy

    Tina Fey is the incumbent first lady of American comedy

    Tina Fey is possibly the most popular woman in comedy at the moment. Ask someone to name a female comedian and she's likely to be the name that springs to mind, whether it's from her numerous feature films, her wildly successful NBC sitcom "30 Rock," her tenure as a lead performer (and head writer...
  • Comedian John Caparulo spends the year on tour

    Comedian John Caparulo spends the year on tour

    Comedian John Caparulo is an Ohio boy who began his stand-up career in the comedy clubs of Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Known to his friends and fans as Cap, he takes those awkward, every day situations and makes them hysterical. To better his comedy career, after graduating from college at Kent State...
  • Weird Al Yankovic to release a video a day off new record

    Weird Al Yankovic to release a video a day off new record

    Multi-Grammy Award winner “Weird Al” Yankovic’s released his 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun on July 14, 2014 on RCA Records. The album is now available in stores and online and features parodies of some of the biggest hits of the past year, including Pharrell Williams’ Happy (Tacky), Robin...
  • The Top 5 Reasons Gabriel Iglesias wants you to see 'The Fluffy Movie'

    The Top 5 Reasons Gabriel Iglesias wants you to see 'The Fluffy Movie'

    It's been a long and well earned road to stardom for comedian Gabriel Iglesias. His name might not ring a bell initially but when someone mentions "Fluffy" people immediately spring to life and say things like "I love him," and "he's so funny." The comedian wears his shoes thin with seventeen years...
  • Gibson Brands AP Music Awards tops AXS TV’s must-see list next week

    Gibson Brands AP Music Awards tops AXS TV’s must-see list next week

    AXS TV is dedicated to bringing its audience the best in music, comedy, current events, and mixed martial arts programing. The station is a partnership between visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and CBS. With its emphasis on creating a lineup...
  • An understated and low-key David Sedaris means hilarious

    An understated and low-key David Sedaris means hilarious

    "Two months into the semester, my roommate broke up with his girlfriend. And I'm going to spend every day and night sitting here in this room until I figure out where I went wrong. You and me, little Buddy. It's just you, me, and Jethro Tull from here on out." Those are the words from David Sedaris...
  • See the Wayans brothers live on stage at the Star Plaza Theater

    See the Wayans brothers live on stage at the Star Plaza Theater

    You've enjoyed their comedy on the groundbreaking show"In Living Color," the sitcom "The Wayans Bros." or films like "Haunted House," "White Chicks" and the "Scary Movie" franchise. Now here's your chance to see Keenen, Damon, Shawn and Marlon Wayans live on stage together. The comedy reunion takes...
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