Al Madrigal’s new special “Half Like Me” airs tomorrow on Fusion
Al Madrigal, known for his role as the senior Latino correspondent on The Daily Show, is set to debut his own one-hour special on biracial identity. The special, called Half Like Me, is being billed as a docu-comedy. “Being half has always been confusing,” Madrigal says in the previ... [Read More]
 
Colin Quinn, “Comedy is not cool. It shouldn’t be cool in my opinion.”
Some people see the world of comedy as one of the coolest professions a person can do. They make people laugh; they perform at bars, and overall have a good time. Colin Quinn, the recent subject of The Village Voice’s This Is Stand-Up feature states, “Comedy is not cool. It shouldn&rsquo... [Read More]
 
Iliza Shlesinger on The Tonight Show, “Free the nipple”
Last night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Iliza Shlesinger let your inner thoughts speak for themselves during her 6 minute set. Shlesinger introduced us all to the “Party Goblin” that’s within every woman, told us why girls start fights for “funsies”, and ... [Read More]
 
Comedy can never be cool, according to Colin Quinn
“Comedy is not cool. It shouldn’t be cool, in my opinion. Every time it gets cool, that’s bad…it should never be cool. Comedy is not the winner. Comedy is not the guy that gets laid. It’s the guy that doesn’t get laid. Comedy is not the gorgeous girl, comedy is t... [Read More]
 
Ari Shaffir’s “Paid Regular” premieres tonight, watch some clips
Tonight at midnight, Ari Shaffir’s new stand-up special, Paid Regular premieres on Comedy Central. It’s the first of many we’re going to be seeing Shaffir on the Comedy Central airwaves, but you should consider this the kickoff to the “Spring of Ari Shaffir.” That&rsquo... [Read More]
 
Simon Amstell on Conan, “I’m being seduced by a wet dungeon boy”
Simon Amstell was the guest comedian on Conan last night. During his 5 he took the opportunity to talk about jealousy in relationships he has with men which lead down a dark path. Which is all the more funny because hearing a Brit talk about sex dungeons just sounds all the more weird with the [&hel... [Read More]
 
R.I.P. Taylor Negron (1957-2015)
Taylor Negron -- stand-up comedian, actor, painter, poet and muse -- died Saturday from cancer. Negron was 57. Born Brad Stephen Negron on Aug. 1, 1957, in Glendale, Calif., young Taylor already was performing stand-up comedy and appearing in episodes of The Dating Game by the time he matriculated a... [Read More]
 
Image of Incredible Line Up Announced For New York Comedy Club Crawl to Fight Parkinsons Disease - The Interrobang
Incredible Line Up Announced For New York Comedy Club Crawl to Fight Parkinsons Disease - The Interrobang
To commemorate the 15th anniversary of Light of Day Winterfest, the New Jersey-based Light of Day Foundation has teamed up with the NYC Comedy Club Crawl for the global battle against Parkinson’s disease. The cause is led by Rick Shapiro (who publicly announced his Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2013), along with special guest Artie Lange and host Joey Gay. The crawl will begin on Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. and last for six hours, traveling from uptown to downtown. Stand Up NY, New York Comedy Club and Come... [Read More]
 
Esther Povitsky on The Late Late Show, “There is sexism in dating”
Esther Povitsky was on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Drew Carey last night. The comedian is at the age where she’s beginning to grow up but still clinging to childhood. Take it away Esther. Esther Povitsky on The Late Late Show, “There is sexism in dating” appeared first o... [Read More]
 
HBO announces new Rosie O’Donnell stand-up documentary, Tig Notaro stand-up special for 2015
HBO took its turn before the Winter Press Tour of the TV Critics Association (TCA) on Thursday, and among the premiere date announcements for new and returning series, and an affirmation of the quick season 5 renewal for Girls, the pay-cable network also revealed plans to broadcast a documentary on ... [Read More]