Sam Simmons review – sublime oddity from aggressively silly standup
Soho theatre, LondonBy his own standards, the 2015 Edinburgh Comedy award-winner plays it relatively straight in his new show – but there are satisfyingly daft moments‘There are pockets of joy,” says Sam Simmons, peering out over his audience, but he also claims to see mainly confu... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Stops By The Jay Davis Show: Working At The Daily Show, New Kings Of Comedy List, And More
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. stopped by the Jay Davis Show to talk about his career in comedy and in television. The FAMU graduate talks about his humble beginnings in comedy, as well as what his early grind consisted of. This interview was filled with laughter and levity as Roy shared some of his experien... [Read More]
Rhys James: ‘All my favourite books are written by Steve Martin’
The angst-mining millennial standup on the things that make him laugh the most, from Frank Skinner to tight vestsFrank Skinner’s routine on jealousy changed how I viewed standup. It has everything. Rage, empathy, filth, overapplied logic, tragedy and an exceptional amount of jokes. And the pac... [Read More]
Forbes 2017 Highest Paid Comedians List Includes Dave Chappelle, Louis CK, And Chris Rock
Forbes jumped back into the pockets of several well known comedians for another look at their 2017 Highest Paid Comedian’s List. This year we see some familiar names along with new positions. Most notably, Jerry Seinfeld has taken the top spot and Amy Schumer wears the crown as the only f... [Read More]
Jon Stewart To Premiere Two New Comedy Specials On HBO
Life after The Daily Show hasn’t been too bad for Jon Stewart. The former host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show has decided to give fans two upcoming comedy specials over at HBO. 21 years has passed since his last special, so we’re certain he has a lot to touch on. Check out the ... [Read More]
Season 4 Of Black-Ish To Premiere On October 3rd
One of our favorite sitcoms Black-ish will be returning back to ABC for their fourth season. The family sitcom has been announced along with several other ABC sitcoms to premiere this October. Specifically, the  Johnson family is set to open their homes again on October 3rd at 9:00-9:30 PM... [Read More]
Season 4 Of Black-Ish To Premiere On October 3rd
One of our favorite sitcoms Black-ish will be returning back to ABC for their fourth season. The family sitcom has been announced along with several other ABC sitcoms to premiere this October. Specifically, the  Johnson family is set to open their homes again on October 3rd at 9:00-9:30 PM... [Read More]
Damon Wayans Jr. And Business Partner Kris Jones Talk To Comedy Hype: Live Booking App ‘Special Guest’, Pitching In Silicon Valley, And Working Towards First Comedy Special
Damon Wayans Jr. is someone we’ve covered here at Comedy Hype several times since our start. We were fortunate to catch up to him for our very first interview together and this introduction didn’t just deal with comedy. See Damon along with business partner Kristopher Jones have teamed u... [Read More]
Damon Wayans Jr. And Business Partner Kris Jones Talk To Comedy Hype: Live Booking App ‘Special Guest’, Pitching In Silicon Valley, And Working Towards First Comedy Special
Damon Wayans Jr. is someone we’ve covered here at Comedy Hype several times since our start. We were fortunate to catch up to him for our very first interview together and this introduction didn’t just deal with comedy. See Damon along with business partner Kristopher Jones have teamed u... [Read More]
Stars from comedy’s punk past return to the Edinburgh fringe
They were at the vanguard of political comedy. Now Alexei Sayle, Craig Ferguson and Sue Perkins are heading back to the festival, as it celebrates its 70th birthdayUnknown talents and student hopefuls head for the Edinburgh festival fringe at this time of year, aiming to break into the entertainment... [Read More]