Jerrod Carmichael Reportedly Quits ‘The Carmichael Show’
It’s sad to say that it appears Jerrod Carmichael is done with his series, The Carmichael Show on NBC. This news comes from a statement given from Jerrod to Deadline today. As of now there isn’t a back story to what prompted Jerrod’s abrupt departure from his series but given the ... [Read More]
Tim Key: ‘Man Bites Dog is the funniest film I’ve ever seen’
The eccentric poet, standup and actor on the things that make him laugh the mostRight now it’s John Kearns: very funny, crafted, and original. If you say ever, I guess when I first saw Paul Foot it blew my mind. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Bill Cosby Denies Sexual Assault Tour In Newly Released Statement
Despite reports of Bill Cosby planing a town hall tour to discuss sexual assault; Cosby has now stepped in to deny that the so-called ‘sexual assault tour’ is happening. Cosby’s now released statement comes right after his reps told an Alabama news channel that he will be teaching... [Read More]
Penn & Teller's smug shtick and Sadowitz's twisted tricks: magicians conjuring with comedy
The American duo’s slick act shimmers with Vegas-style glitz, while the Scottish standup’s sleight of hand is as flabbergasting as his vicious jokes The classic magician image, we are told in Penn and Teller’s new show, was established by the French conjuror Robert-Houdin in the mi... [Read More]
Steven Wright, master of meh: 'This is just how I talk. It accidentally went well with the jokes'
The big-haired, sleepy-eyed standup is an Oscar-winner, one of America’s best-loved comedians and ‘a car that has no gears’. Now, his deadpan style has won him a perfect role in The Emoji MovieThere are answers, and there are Steven Wright answers. Who else – responding to qu... [Read More]
Chris Rock’s Total Blackout review – blistering start to a new world tour
Perth ArenaMore than joke machine, Oscar host, even talking zebra, this standup legend is one of his generation’s most incendiary speakersChris Rock may need no introduction but apparently he still fancies a warm-up.The evening before his performance in front of 8,000 people at the Perth Arena... [Read More]
Sofie Hagen: ‘I was a chubby, white four-year-old, talking like Will Smith’
The Danish comedian and podcast host on the things that make her laugh the most, from Will Smith to The Green ButchersIrish comic Alison Spittle. She will candidly talk about peeing in a pint glass during a mental breakdown and it will make you laugh without even questioning whether or not it should... [Read More]
Sofie Hagen: ‘I was a chubby, white four-year-old, talking like Will Smith’
The Danish comedian and podcast host on the things that make her laugh the most, from Will Smith to The Green ButchersIrish comic Alison Spittle. She will candidly talk about peeing in a pint glass during a mental breakdown and it will make you laugh without even questioning whether or not it should... [Read More]
Jimmy Carr's 'greatest hits': 15 years of thuggish jokes and tawdry stereotypes
In a long-running tour, the supercilious standup brings back old gags, leaving a bad smell – and a loveless worldview – in his wake‘I’m jealous of bands,” Jimmy Carr told the NME when his current tour was conceived, 18 months ago. “You go and see a band, and they ... [Read More]
Jimmy Carr's 'greatest hits': 15 years of thuggish jokes and tawdry stereotypes
In a long-running tour, the supercilious standup brings back old gags, leaving a bad smell – and a loveless worldview – in his wake‘I’m jealous of bands,” Jimmy Carr told the NME when his current tour was conceived, 18 months ago. “You go and see a band, and they ... [Read More]