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  • Bill Burr is a hilarious and unfiltered comedian

    Bill Burr is a hilarious and unfiltered comedian

    Bill Burr isn’t one of the comedy world’s best-known voices, but he is undoubtedly one of its funniest. Over the last decade or so, the Massachusetts-born comic has made a name for himself with his lacerating stand-up act, multiple appearances on television series like the landmark sketch program...
  • Eddie Griffin comes to Phoenix for one night only

    Eddie Griffin comes to Phoenix for one night only

    The popular comedian-turned-actor Eddie Griffin will light up the stage once again at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona on Sept. 27 at 8:30 p.m. This funny man has been making folks laugh since his start in comedy back in 1990. The 46-year-old Kansas City, Missouri-born Griffin was voted class...
  • Chelsea Handler says 'Goodbye to E!' with star-studded finale

    Chelsea Handler says 'Goodbye to E!' with star-studded finale

    Aug. 26, 2014 marked the end of an era as Chelsea Handler hosted the final episode of her late-night talk show “Chelsea Lately.” The show premiered on E! back in 2007 and featured Handler presenting monologues, chatting with round tables of mostly comedians and interviewing A-list celebrities. The...
  • Sarah Silverman & Louis C.K. win Emmy Awards

    Sarah Silverman & Louis C.K. win Emmy Awards

    Last night, the 2014 Emmy Awards were held, honoring the best that television has to offer in comedy, drama and miniseries. Seth Meyers hosted the event which found two of the biggest names in stand-up comedy taking home trophies. Sarah Silverman won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety...
  • Dave Chappelle makes surprise appearance in Hartford

    Dave Chappelle makes surprise appearance in Hartford

    Nearly one year after walking off the stage in Hartford, Connecticut, Dave Chappelle has returned to the scene of the notorious set, this time to cheers rather than booes. His surprise appearance was made on the Aug. 23 stop of the Oddball Comedy Festival tour, the same event which he was headlining...
  • Apply now to participate in the 14th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival

    Apply now to participate in the 14th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival

    Sketch comedy groups are now invited to apply for participation in the 14th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival which will take place January 8th through January 18th, 2015. The lively event celebrates the best in local, national, and international sketch comedy. Applications may be sent in until...
  • One-man sweat machine Lee Evans is on tour again

    One-man sweat machine Lee Evans is on tour again

    Hear the name ‘Lee Evans’ and there are three things that you’ll think of. Sweating, swearing ... and sweating again. He sweats on stage. A lot. While he’s sweating he tells a huge amount of jokes but not many of them are printable. Not without some heavy-duty editing that is, which leaves them...
  • ASU students can claim free tickets to Nate Bargatze comedy show in Mesa

    ASU students can claim free tickets to Nate Bargatze comedy show in Mesa

    The Mesa Arts Center in conjunction with the Arizona State University Polytechnic Programming and Activities Board is offering ASU students a limited number of free tickets to see comedians Nate Bargatze, Adam Ray and Hampton Yount in the center’s Piper Theater Sept. 5. ASU students who wish to...
  • Q&A with Los Angeles Podcast Festival co-founder Graham Elwood

    Q&A with Los Angeles Podcast Festival co-founder Graham Elwood

    The Los Angeles Podcast Festival is a three-day event that features live podcast recordings, stand-up comedy and exclusive panels with some of the top names in the business including Marc Maron, Aisha Tyler and Jimmy Pardo. It is also a place where the entire podcasting community comes together to...
  • Netflix set to release comedy specials from Bill Burr, Chelsea Handler and more

    Netflix set to release comedy specials from Bill Burr, Chelsea Handler and more

    Netflix has gained a great reputation for offering a wide variety of stand-up comedy including original specials from Aziz Ansari, Marc Maron and “Last Comic Standing” judge Russell Peters. In the coming months, the streaming service is scheduled to release five new stand-up comedy specials from...
  • Marc Maron, Aisha Tyler and more to appear at the Los Angeles Podcast Festival

    Marc Maron, Aisha Tyler and more to appear at the Los Angeles Podcast Festival

    Festival organizers have recruited some of the top names in comedy, including Marc Maron, Aisha Tyler and Jimmy Pardo, to participate in the 2014 edition of the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, which includes three days of live comedy podcast recordings, panels and nightly parties. The festival will...
  • Katt Williams' hilarious 'Priceless' special debuts on HBO

    Katt Williams' hilarious 'Priceless' special debuts on HBO

    On Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, HBO debuted “Priceless: Afterlife,” the new stand-up special from Katt Williams which was directed by none other than “Do the Right Thing” filmmaker Spike Lee. The show was filmed at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California on the May 17 stop on the Growth Spurt...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' star Nick Offerman: actor, comedian, author, carpenter

    'Parks and Recreation' star Nick Offerman: actor, comedian, author, carpenter

    Nick Offerman will always be Ron Swanson. The Illinois-born actor shot to fame for his show-stealing performance as quirky city employee Swanson in NBC's "Parks & Recreation," a character that's given him a cult following, T-shirts, posters, and even his own polyresin bust. But who is Nick...
  • 'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Ray Romano is a favorite son of comedy

    'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Ray Romano is a favorite son of comedy

    Ray Romano's sitcom was tongue-in-cheekly called "Everybody Loves Raymond." But perhaps the title wasn't that far afield, as the New York-born actor, comedian, writer and producer has kept working-class folks laughing since the late 1980s. His television career began in 1995, when he began appearing...
  • Kristen Schaal: The comedienne behind 'Bob's Burgers' Louise Belcher

    Kristen Schaal: The comedienne behind 'Bob's Burgers' Louise Belcher

    "Bob's Burgers" has quietly become one of TV's most popular animated series, due in no small part to the character of scheming youngest child Louise Belcher and her beloved bunny ears. The unique voice behind Louise belongs to comedienne Kristen Schaal, who has been entertaining audiences through a...
  • 'New Girl' star Damon Wayans Jr. lights up big screen in 'Let's Be Cops'

    'New Girl' star Damon Wayans Jr. lights up big screen in 'Let's Be Cops'

    This weekend, you can catch Damon Wayans Jr. and his "New Girl" castmate Jake Johnson starring in the buddy comedy "Let's Be Cops." Starring in the 20th Century FOX film is a big step up for this actor, writer and comedian who's already well known to TV audiences for his work on "New Girl" and...
  • Dan Mintz: Meet the man (yes, man) behind 'Bob's Burgers' Tina Belcher

    Dan Mintz: Meet the man (yes, man) behind 'Bob's Burgers' Tina Belcher

    On FOX's animated comedy "Bob's Burgers," Tina Belcher has become a hit among fans with her social awkwardness and perpetually frustrated groan. But did you know that Tina is played by a man? Her voice belongs to comedian and writer Dan Mintz, who hails from Anchorage, Alaska and has lent his...
  • Rod Man crowned 'Last Comic Standing'

    Rod Man crowned 'Last Comic Standing'

    Last night, Rod Man won Season 8 of “Last Comic Standing,” defeating fellow finalists Nikki Carr and Lachlan Patterson. The Los Angeles-based, Georgia-born comedian wowed the judges, Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Russell Peters, with his entertaining delivery and fantastic jokes. During...
  • 'Community' star Joel McHale brings the laughs, no matter what platform

    'Community' star Joel McHale brings the laughs, no matter what platform

    You can cancel his show, you can give him ridiculous hair, you can throw everything at him and Joel McHale will still find a way to be funny. America first learned his name when he debuted as host of E! Online's "The Soup" - a revamped version of their clip show "Talk Soup" - in 2004. The weekly...
  • Who will win 'Last Comic Standing' Season 8?

    Who will win 'Last Comic Standing' Season 8?

    On Thursday, Aug. 14 fans will find out who the winner is of “Last Comic Standing” Season 8 during the two-hour season finale. New York comedian Nikki Carr, and Los Angeles-based comedians Lachlan Patterson and Rod Man are the final three, but only one can take home the title of last comic standing...
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