Dave Chappelle tells David Letterman he never quit ‘Chappelle’s Show’ (Video)
In a very rare television appearance Dave Chappelle, who has a string of huge live dates coming up at Radio City Music Hall in New York, tells David Letterman on tonight’s Late Show that he technically never quit Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show all those years ago. “Here it... [Read More]
FX releases statement about Tracy Morgan’s upcoming series
FX has released a statement concerning Tracy Morgan’s upcoming series for the FXX network, which was scheduled to start shooting in August and premiere in January. The show comes from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton. Morgan is cur... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan ‘more responsive’ after accident, Walmart trucker hadn’t slept for 24 hours
Nearly two days after he was critically injured in a six-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, Tracy Morgan is still in intensive care but is “more responsive,” according to Morgan’s rep Lewis Kay, who says Morgan is dealing with a broken femur, several broken ribs and a broken ... [Read More]
Wal-Mart trucker likely cause of Tracy Morgan accident
The driver thought to be the cause of the six-car accident that left one person dead and comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition, turned himself in and has already posted a $50,000 bail, New Jersey State Police said earlier today. Kevin Roper, 35, was behind the wheel of a Wal-Mart 18-wheeler at... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan in critical condition after car accident in New Jersey (UPDATE)
UPDATE 5:40 pm ET – Truck driver Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, Ga. has been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. As for Morgan, “He’s got a brace on his neck, but he’s smiling,” says a friend of the comedian’s, according to... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)
If you were sitting in a comedy club and saw Mike Vecchione get on stage without knowing anything about him, you’d think that a cop or a firefighter quit the force to do comedy. You might expect a “tough guy” voice or maybe something akin to a former frat guy telling you the funny ... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald delivers inspirational graduation speech in Funny Or Die video
Norm Macdonald has made no secret of his desire to take over Craig Ferguson’s spot on CBS as the host of the Late Late Show. The former Saturday Night Live anchor of Weekend Update — arguably the best one, at that — has been re-tweeting to his 424,000 followers his fans’ mess... [Read More]
Chelsea Handler reveals ‘Chelsea Lately’ finale date, but will she ever do late night again?
Last month, Chelsea Handler announced on Conan that she would be ending her long-running late-night series Chelsea Lately on E!. Her contract with the entertainment network would have kept her there through the end of this year. However, E! issued a release announcing that the last episode of Chelse... [Read More]
Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’
Maya Angelou, celebrated author, poet, professor, dancer, musician, public speaker and activist, died today in her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou was 86 years old. Truly a groundbreaking artist, Angelou rose to prominence after the 1969 publication of her memoir I Know Why The Caged ... [Read More]
Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)
Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and... [Read More]