Bobby Slayton: Still Bobby After All These Years
Bobby Slayton is a comedy legend. In the business for three decades, Slayton has performed to sellout crowds across the country. He has been on television shows including Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist and Family Guy. Slayton’s film credits include... [Read More]
 
Former UCB Artistic Director, Kevin Mullaney weighs in on performer compensation debate (exclusive)
Kevin Mullaney is a great guy whose been on both sides of the entertainment business. He’s performed on stage as well as off, overseeing business attributes to the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. He spoke very openly and honest about how both sides of the comedy world work. ... [Read More]
 
Jim Carrey Tweet gets attention from gun enthusiasts
It’s a timely tweet during a time of turmoil as the comedic actor Jim Carrey weighs in with his First Amendment right, the right to free speech… or tweet. Carrey said something that clearly many people support (and do not support) and that is the need to restrict assault rifles from being easi... [Read More]
 
Image of Donald Trump sues Bill Maher for birther joke on Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Donald Trump sues Bill Maher for birther joke on Tonight Show with Jay Leno
In yet another move to further cement his position as the number one douchebag in the United States, Donald Trump is suing Bill Maher for something the comedian said on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno one month ago. Playing off Trump’s then-recent ann... [Read More]
 
VIDEO: Artie Lange Speaks about 49ers, Gay Football Players Controversy
On the heels of a news report that just so happened to out a gay former 49ers football player, comedian Artie Lange asked a simple question to current 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver during Super Bowl media week: Are gays welcome on the team? Cullive... [Read More]
 
Katt Williams is retiring from stand-up comedy (video)
After going on a bender-like weekend that involved all kinds of nonsense including riding a motorcycle on a curb, minor police chases, slapping a guy at Target, and various disruptions of the peace. Katt Williams tearfully and kinda unceremoniously announced his retirement from stand-up comedy to a ... [Read More]
 
Some thoughts on the Chris Brown and Jenny Johnson Twitter flame war
This weekend singer dancer Chris Brown got himself into a bit of a Twitter flame war with a comedy writer Jenny Johnson (who we recommend you follow if you don’t @JennyJohnsonHi5) for she’s pretty good with the joke. The events went as follows, Sunday afternoon, Chris Brown made a pretty... [Read More]
 
Image of Apologizing for a joke: Gilbert Gottfried repents for his Japan tsunami Tweet
Apologizing for a joke: Gilbert Gottfried repents for his Japan tsunami Tweet
Gilbert Gottfried has enjoyed a long career in comedy by telling dirty jokes and offending people. Last year, however, Gottfried apologized for a joke he wrote on Twitter that made light of the tsunami that devastated Japan. It was his first apology ... [Read More]
 
Image of When It Comes To Comedians, Where Is The Line?
When It Comes To Comedians, Where Is The Line?
Cook is just one of several comedians to take a drubbing recently for controversial material performed during the course of his act. From Tracy Morgan’s gay son rant to Daniel Tosh’s rape ad lib, comedians are no longer operating under the radar in the semi-privacy of a dark, smoke-filled comedy club. But if you ask them, they’re not the ones with the problem. [Read More]
 
Image of Jeffrey Ross has his Aurora shooting joke cut from Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne 
Jeffrey Ross has his Aurora shooting joke cut from Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne 
Comedy Central isn't taking the chance, cutting the joke from the August 12 broadcast so that no one will hear it, ever. Potentially further testing national sensitivities, Ross' other bit of topical tomfoolery—in which he arrived to the dais dressed as Joe Paterno, flanked by two football players wearing towels—presumably will remain in the show, as will the ongoing tragedy of Tom Arnold. [Read More]