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  • 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...
  • Sarah Silverman and other one season 'Saturday Night Live' cast members

    Sarah Silverman and other one season 'Saturday Night Live' cast members

    Earlier this week, “Saturday Night Live” featured player Brooks Wheelan revealed that he was fired from the popular sketch comedy show with a tweet that read, “Had a blast and loved every second of it. I'm totally honored to be able to make this next joke... FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT...
  • NBC's 'Last Comic Standing' live show coming to the Paramount Theatre

    NBC's 'Last Comic Standing' live show coming to the Paramount Theatre

    The freshly revised season eight of "Last Comic Standing" is off and running on NBC, with lots of incredibly funny comics as well as hosts Roseanne, Russell Peters and Keenen Ivory Wayans. If you are tuning in every week, then you are already familiar with the great lineup of comics all battling it...
  • Movie review:  'Wish I Was Here' is here, there and everywhere

    Movie review: 'Wish I Was Here' is here, there and everywhere

    It's been 10 years since Garden State, the directorial debut for actor/writer/director Zach Braff, best known from the now defunct TV comedy series, Scrubs. That film wasn't a major box office smash, but it has developed into a sort of cult flick for college-agers and twenty-somethings. Braff...
  • Tim and Eric plus Dr. Steve Brule announce fall tour

    Tim and Eric plus Dr. Steve Brule announce fall tour

    The hilarious comedy duo of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, known simply as Tim and Eric, are hitting the road this fall for a North American tour that will bring them from coast to coast. Their good friend and frequent collaborator Dr. Steve Brule, AKA John C. Reilly, will be joining the fun and...
  • 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...
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