Image of Chris Rock 'White People's Day' July 4th Tweet Sparks Controversy
Chris Rock 'White People's Day' July 4th Tweet Sparks Controversy
Chris Rock seems to have tweeted up a bit of controversy over the July 4th holiday. The comedian, whose latest project is executive producing Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell for FX, ruffled more than a few feathers after sending out this message to his followers: "Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed fireworks." [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. Admits Dane Cook is a “Good Guy”
In a recent interview with Deadline, Louis C.K. stated that he does not have any ill feelings toward Dane Cook over the plagiarism controversy from a couple of years ago. In fact, he does not believe that Cook intentionally stole material from him.&#... [Read More]
 
Image of Andy Dick May Have Sexual Abuse Charges Excused
Andy Dick May Have Sexual Abuse Charges Excused
Andy Dick needs to get his act together in a big way, or face huge consequences [Read More]
 
Image of Hasan Minhaj has a message for Popchips: F*ck You
Hasan Minhaj has a message for Popchips: F*ck You
I met Hasan Minhaj in the summer of 2009 where he was performing at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. And it’s been fun to watch him grow as a comedian and an actor, having seen him snag success on television and on viral videos. But, I think ... [Read More]
 
Image of Is This Ashton Kutcher Video Racist or Just Unfunny?
Is This Ashton Kutcher Video Racist or Just Unfunny?
Ashton Kutcher is doing a new campaign for PopChips in which he portrays different characters in a bunch of "dating videos." One of them is "Raj," an indian man that you can see above. It's being called racist by a bunch of different people, most notably by tech pundit Anil Dash. Is it racist? He's... [Read More]
 
Image of Phoebe Robinson: Alt Comic vs. Club Comic: The New Bloods vs. Crips?
Phoebe Robinson: Alt Comic vs. Club Comic: The New Bloods vs. Crips?
..with the alt scene becoming a bigger presence and club acts not going anywhere, people are focusing on how comedy is presented rather than paying attention to the content. So while, I agree with a lot of Burr's rant, the bottom line is that he most respects and enjoys comics who came up like him. Who had similar struggles to him. And if you have not, he views you as part of the problem. Is this right? Is this wrong? And more importantly, does it even matter? [Read More]
 
Image of Catholic League emails Daily Show’s ‘Vagina Manger’ photo because that’s what God would do
Catholic League emails Daily Show’s ‘Vagina Manger’ photo because that’s what God would do
It’s likely you’ve been following the recent brouhaha between Jon Stewart and conservative Christian groups over a graphic, wherein a Christmas manger was Photoshopped between the legs of a naked woman during the April 16 episode of The Daily Show. W... [Read More]
 
Image of Ron White Backs Principal Fired for Showing His Stand-Up | AmericasComedy
Ron White Backs Principal Fired for Showing His Stand-Up | AmericasComedy
Ron White will be in Columbus, Georgia, later this month, the same town where a local high school principal showed a clip of White's famous You Can't Fix Stupid stand-up special at a board meeting [Read More]
 
Image of Comic Controversy: Top 5 Most Offensive Jokes
Comic Controversy: Top 5 Most Offensive Jokes
Some would say that when it came to work, stand-up comedians didn’t have it hard at all. I disagree with that sentiment. Comedians have one of the most mentally difficult jobs there is. They are put on stage in front of countless people and mad... [Read More]
 
Image of Lisa Lampanelli Takes Heat for Spicy Comments
Lisa Lampanelli Takes Heat for Spicy Comments
Lampanelli's recent comments focused on Dayana Mendoza, Lampanelli’s fellow reality show star on Donald Trump’s The Apprentice on NBC. Building on recent on-air kerfuffles, Lampanelli, billed as “Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean,” said during a recent radio interview, “I actually would love to see [Dayana] giving birth. She’s a spic! She’s going to do it fucking soon, anyway. She’ll be knocked up before the end of the week.” Dayana, a former Miss Universe from Venezuela, took a less fiery tone in ... [Read More]