Katt Williams allegedly pulls gun on heckler at The Comedy Store
Katt Williams has had his share of confrontational actions, from showing up hours late to shows, on stage meltdowns, challenging hecklers to naked fights, slapping a Target store employee, and a high speed tricycle chase all come to mind. But that’s been a while and he’s been pretty quie... [Read More]
From Villain to Folk Hero: Ben Kronberg’s appearance exposes every flaw in “Last Comic Standing”
Last Thursday the controversial stand-up/reality show Last Comic Standing returned after a 4 year hiatus. While the show provides a primetime stage for underrated and under-seen stand-ups to perform their craft on network TV, the show is controversial because it’s in competition format, reduci... [Read More]
Joan Rivers will not apologize for Cleveland kidnapping joke
Joan Rivers currently found herself in hot water for making a joke on Today about the women in Cleveland that were held captive and raped for 10 years. While comparing her daughter’s guest room to the Cleveland room Joan said, “Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space.&rdq... [Read More]
Joan Rivers will not apologize for Cleveland kidnapping joke
Joan Rivers currently found herself in hot water for making a joke on Today about the women in Cleveland that were held captive and raped for 10 years. While comparing her daughter’s guest room to the Cleveland room Joan said, “Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space.&rdq... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert’s #CancelColbert Twitter controversy plays out on Colbert Report (Video)
Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report last night spent the majority of his Comedy Central show addressing the #CancelColbert controversy that erupted on Twitter last week. The show opened with Colbert’s staff exiting their Comedy Central headquarters with boxes, the set of The Colbert Report s... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert finally, and brilliantly responds to the #CancelColbert Twitter controversy
Last night Stephen Colbert addressed the incredibly misguided #CancelColbert hashtag flame war that erupted on Twitter this past Thursday. In a nutshell, a joke that the show made on Wednesday’s episode was taken out of context and posted online. Nearly a day and many reruns of the initial sho... [Read More]
Chelsea Handler departing ‘Chelsea Lately’ after her contract expires
After plenty of speculation, it has now been made official, Chelsea Handler will be leaving Chelsea Lately once her contract wraps up. Handler’s manager, Irving Azoff, made the announcement official, telling The Hollywood Reporter, “Chelsea intends to leave when her contract expires. She... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)
If the misinformed #CancelColbert campaign teaches us anything, it should be that the premise of a joke is just as important as its punch line. Twitter erupted Thursday evening when The Colbert Report’s official Twitter page tweeted a joke from Wednesday night’s episode. On the show, Ste... [Read More]
E! becomes the latest culprits in joke theft, steals from ‘Nikki & Sara Live’
The other day, it had been pointed out that E! had allegedly stolen a bit from the MTV show Nikki & Sara LIVE. The bit that was started in season one centered around co-hosts Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer working the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards, delightfully spoofing entertainment news p... [Read More]
'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Apologize for Racist Episode
by Bradford Evans The latest episode of CBS's How I Met Your Mother, which aired Monday night, has caused a bit of controversy. The episode involved Jason Segel's character traveling to China in a parody of kung fu films that saw cast members Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor (pictured), and Alyson Hannig... [Read More]