Review: Erik Griffin, “The Ugly Truth” on Showtime
As part of its ongoing promotion for the network’s new drama about stand-up comedy, I’m Dying Up Here, Showtime has rolled out solo stand-up specials for each of the three comedians playing comedians in the series. The third and final of these specials, Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth,... [Read More]
Review: Erik Griffin, “The Ugly Truth” on Showtime
As part of its ongoing promotion for the network’s new drama about stand-up comedy, I’m Dying Up Here, Showtime has rolled out solo stand-up specials for each of the three comedians playing comedians in the series. The third and final of these specials, Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth,... [Read More]
Review: Ari Shaffir, “Double Negative” on Netflix
It’s perhaps fitting that in this era of too much comedy, the first stand-up to deliver two new comedy specials at the same time would be Ari Shaffir. As I wrote for Decider, it’s an audacious move: No, if it’s audacious you seek, look no further than the guy who dropped his pants ... [Read More]
Review: Ari Shaffir, “Double Negative” on Netflix
It’s perhaps fitting that in this era of too much comedy, the first stand-up to deliver two new comedy specials at the same time would be Ari Shaffir. As I wrote for Decider, it’s an audacious move: No, if it’s audacious you seek, look no further than the guy who dropped his pants ... [Read More]
Review: Ari Shaffir, “Double Negative” on Netflix
It’s perhaps fitting that in this era of too much comedy, the first stand-up to deliver two new comedy specials at the same time would be Ari Shaffir. As I wrote for Decider, it’s an audacious move: No, if it’s audacious you seek, look no further than the guy who dropped his pants ... [Read More]
Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland has closed
In the 1990s, Harvey’s wasn’t just the place for comedians to play in Portland, Ore., it was the only place really. At least if you were a stand-up looking for a full week’s pay. But after 25 years of operation, Harvey’s Comedy Club presented its final stand-up comedy shows o... [Read More]
Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland has closed
In the 1990s, Harvey’s wasn’t just the place for comedians to play in Portland, Ore., it was the only place really. At least if you were a stand-up looking for a full week’s pay. But after 25 years of operation, Harvey’s Comedy Club presented its final stand-up comedy shows o... [Read More]
Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland has closed
In the 1990s, Harvey’s wasn’t just the place for comedians to play in Portland, Ore., it was the only place really. At least if you were a stand-up looking for a full week’s pay. But after 25 years of operation, Harvey’s Comedy Club presented its final stand-up comedy shows o... [Read More]
Nate Bargatze on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon’s favorite stand-up comedian made another appearance on The Tonight Show Friday night, and this time around, Nate Bargatze relayed to us the story of his distant ancestor, “Two Thumbs” Bargatze, and the dilemma he faces with baristas when he tries to place a seemingly ... [Read More]
Take Off Eh! Canadian comedy stars reunite raise $325,000 for spinal cord injury
For the first time in decades, Bob and Doug McKenzie were back together again. TAKE OFF, EH! The Great White North reunion of Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis, chewing the cheese curds over beer, politics and the invention of rap, was all part of an all-star cavalcade of Canadian comedy stars, raising m... [Read More]