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  • Seattle Fringe Festival review:  Sound & Fury's 'Hamlet and Juliet'

    Seattle Fringe Festival review: Sound & Fury's 'Hamlet and Juliet'

    The 2014 Seattle Fringe Festival featured 22 shows and 88 performances at five venues on Capitol Hill - The Northwest Film Forum 1 and 2, Annex Theatre, Eclectic Theater, and the newly opened Calamus Auditorium at Gay City Arts. This is a review of one of those shows. Sound & Fury is a comedic...
  • Jimmy Fallon to bring 'The Tonight Show' to Chicago

    Jimmy Fallon to bring 'The Tonight Show' to Chicago

    Earlier this year, Jimmy Fallon made a bet with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in which he agreed to bring “The Tonight Show” to the Windy City if Chicago kids could read 2.4 million books over the summer. According to Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, presented by the public library system, 8...
  • Season 3 of 'Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution' premieres on Oct. 3

    Season 3 of 'Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution' premieres on Oct. 3

    The third season of “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” is set to premiere on Comedy Central on Friday, Oct. 3 at Midnight EST. The show will feature Iglesias and some of his favorite comedians performing brand new stand-up acts. Genre-bending musicians Ozomatli are returning as the show...
  • From Hollywood tales to his couch, funnyman Charlie Murphy need not apologize

    From Hollywood tales to his couch, funnyman Charlie Murphy need not apologize

    Anyone who watched "The Boondocks" knows no one else would've played Ed Wuncler III quite like Charlie Murphy. The comedian and actor has been in several TV shows and films since he started stand-up at the age of 42, but his voiceover work provides some of his best comedy. "Jungle Fever" was the...
  • Your chance to laugh: Atlanta Fall comedy preview

    Your chance to laugh: Atlanta Fall comedy preview

    Atlanta is a great place for laughs and this small preview of fall comedy will prove it! Here are some places to see great comedy: The Tabernacle The Tabernacle, my favorite Atlanta venue, starts off the fall season by presenting Nick Swardson, best known for playing Terry Bernadino on "Reno 91...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' star Adam Scott charming audiences all over TV

    'Parks and Recreation' star Adam Scott charming audiences all over TV

    You probably know Adam Scott from his role as Ben Wyatt on NBC's popular sitcom "Parks and Recreation." Or possibly from his appearances as one of the new spokespeople for Smirnoff Vodka. Or as Henry Pollard in Starz' critically acclaimed but short-lived comedy "Party Down." The actor from Santa...
  • Los Angeles fall comedy preview: Kevin Smith, Chris Tucker, Steve Byrne

    Los Angeles fall comedy preview: Kevin Smith, Chris Tucker, Steve Byrne

    Los Angeles is one of the largest markets in the world for entertainment, and that includes comedy. Several legendary comedy clubs exist in the LA area, with some of the biggest names in the business making audiences laugh seven nights a week. Look below for the highlights in our Los Angeles fall...
  • Las Vegas fall comedy preview: Lewis Black, Rita Rudner, Bill Cosby

    Las Vegas fall comedy preview: Lewis Black, Rita Rudner, Bill Cosby

    If you're looking for laughs in Las Vegas this fall, there are plenty of options. From Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino to several headlining comedians playing shows up and down the Las Vegas Strip, there's no shortage of comedy shows in Sin City. Look below for some of the...
  • Russell Brand: The comedic king of comeback comments, FOX News rival

    Russell Brand: The comedic king of comeback comments, FOX News rival

    For movie goers who have only seen Helen Mirren in movies like "The Debt," it's difficult to imagine her comedic side. But if ever there was an actor who could bring it out of her, it makes sense that it would be Russell Brand in "Arthur." E! Online thinks their friendship is weird, but watching...
  • Marc Savard marks 2,000th show at the V Theater in Las Vegas

    Marc Savard marks 2,000th show at the V Theater in Las Vegas

    Marc Savard celebrated his 2,000th show in Las Vegas with sweets and treats on Thursday, Sept.18 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The comedy hypnotist hosted a party after the show with Champagne and a cake in the shape of the numbers 2,000. “I can’t believe how fast time has gone that I...
  • Stanford's Comedy Club reopens in Overland Park

    Stanford's Comedy Club reopens in Overland Park

    They’re baaaack. The Brother’s Glazer, Craig and Jeff, are soft opening the latest iteration of Kansas City’s most historical and hysterical comedy club at a new venue in Overland Park. Stanford and Sons Comedy Club rises again and reopened this Friday, September 19 in the Rosana Square Shopping...
  • Fall preview 2014: Comedy in New York City

    Fall preview 2014: Comedy in New York City

    With so many things going on in the world, sometimes you need a good laugh. This fall, a plethora of comedians will provide some much needed laughter in NYC. October Judah Friedlander Carolines - October 2 - October 4 Judah Friedlander is indeed a world champion, and he's not gonna let you forget it...
  • Live Review: Kyle Kinane kills at the Up Comedy Club in Chicago

    Live Review: Kyle Kinane kills at the Up Comedy Club in Chicago

    On Thursday, Sept. 18, Kyle Kinane kicked off a three-night run at the Up Comedy Club in Chicago with a hilarious set of revealing comedy. Born and raised in the Western suburbs, Kinane had the hometown crowd rolling from the moment he set foot on stage. The evening's entertainment included a full...
  • Mario Cantone: Funny, clever, outrageous

    Mario Cantone: Funny, clever, outrageous

    He hosted a game show, ostensibly for kids in the 80s, which some considered tacky and distasteful. His stand-up act is often filled with profanities and outrageous family portrayals. Yes, that was him in the highly popular television show “Sex and the City.” He also has a number of films under his...
  • A pre-walrus Justin Long phones home...

    'Tusk' review: Something Walrus This Way Comes

    Directed by: Kevin Smith Starring: Justin Long, Michael Parks, Haley Joel Osment, and Genesis Rodriguez The Plot: A single older man seeking a lodger... but only if that lodger was willing to dress as a walrus for up to two hours every day. - The actual Gumtree (Australia's Craigslist) advert Tusk...
  • Tim and Eric bring comedy act into Dallas in support of new TV show

    Tim and Eric bring comedy act into Dallas in support of new TV show

    Comedy fans in Dallas get a special treat on Thursday night, Sept. 18, when Tim and Eric head into town with Dr. Steve Brule in tow. This is strange timing for the trio of comics to put on a show, because it puts their show at the Majestic Theatre on the same night that their new television series...
  • Aziz Ansari brings the laughs to Dallas for big comedy show

    Aziz Ansari brings the laughs to Dallas for big comedy show

    Dallas gets to witness one of the top comedians working today when Aziz Ansari visits the American Airlines Arena in Dallas on Saturday, Sept. 13. Ansari is on the road in his “Aziz Ansari Live!” tour and hits Dallas after making history as one of only six comedians to ever sell out Madison Square...
  • Boston fall comedy preview

    Boston fall comedy preview

    Every season, Boston has a great array of comedy shows for people of all comic persuasions. There are so many venues dishing up comedy that you are unlikely to find a weekend night that does not have something funny going on this fall. Here are a few of this season's shows. They are just a taste of...
  • Kevin James cracks up Heinz Hall

    Kevin James cracks up Heinz Hall

    Kevin James once said, "For some reason and I don't know why, but I don't think that I'm funny in California. So I always want to do my movies east somewhere." With that said, it's a good thing that Pittsburgh is firmly planted on the East Coast, because we get to see Kevin James play live at Heinz...
  • Alan Davies plans a Little Victory at The O2

    Alan Davies plans a Little Victory at The O2

    Before social media, the only way you had to impart your opinion to people en masse was either by writing a letter to a newspaper or utilizing a megaphone at Speaker’s Corner. All kinds of viewpoints were expressed, but those that struck a decidedly questionable tone were only viewed by the...
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