Godfrey Breaks Down A Few Elements To Being a Thug Baby
I wish I was a thug. Unfortunately, I'm a short, skinny man that wears comic book T-shirts made for children. Part of living is accepting who you are. But every now and then, I'll watch a rap video and close my eyes and dream. In Godfrey�... [Read More]
 
Interview with Retta, aka, Parks and Recreation’s Donna, aka, the Incognegro
How many pharmaceutical researchers with pre-med degrees from Duke have gone on to a career in stand-up? You can count them on one finger—Retta, who delivers the sass as Donna Meagle, pro-dater, Benz-lover, and stalwart employee of the Pawnee Parks a... [Read More]
 
Image of Edinburgh Festival 2011: Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards: Who will win?
Edinburgh Festival 2011: Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards: Who will win?
Telegraph critic Mark Monahan spent five hours on a panel of 10 judging who should be on the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist. It was exhausting but it's an exciting list. [Read More]
 
Lewis Black auctions off luxury show seating for worldwide poverty charity
The comedy world’s favorite curmudgeon Lewis Black is helping to raise funds for charity Millennium Promise’s Spokes of Change initiative, which is a new campaign to support community health workers in Africa, and aims to end extreme poverty wo... [Read More]
 
Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 8)
Edinburgh — Let’s talk about the c-word. The c-bomb. The country without a tree. She-who-must-not-be-named. When “bitch” isn’t doing the trick. We know the word. A word I once vowed to never utter – until I met one. It’s strong, it’s vul... [Read More]
 
ENTER COMCAST’S $80,000 COMEDY COMPETITION
Dozens of comedians will have a chance to square off against each other for their own TV special and over $80,000 worth of cash and prizes in Comcast’s “Trial By Laughter” comedy competition. Taping Tuesday, November 8th through Sat... [Read More]
 
Image of Steve-O Talks Jackass, Stand-up Comedy, Ryan Dunn, Johnny Knoxville, and Being Sober
Steve-O Talks Jackass, Stand-up Comedy, Ryan Dunn, Johnny Knoxville, and Being Sober
Jackalope Ranch recently spoke with Steve-O about the tour, as well as how he's dealing with the death of Jackass castmate Ryan Dunn, and other topics. [Read More]
 
Image of Colac mayor denies homophobia after mob chases comedian Joel Creasey from Australian town
Colac mayor denies homophobia after mob chases comedian Joel Creasey from Australian town
Colac mayor Brian Crook says his town does not have a homophobia problem following a report that a pack of young men threatened, abused and chased a gay comedian from the town after he addressed an anti-discrimination forum. Comedian Joel Creasey says more needs to be done to redress homophobia in regional Victoria. [Read More]
 
Image of Donald Glover on His Hip-Hop Alter Ego, Childish Gambino | WSJ
Donald Glover on His Hip-Hop Alter Ego, Childish Gambino | WSJ
"I put my name in a Wu-Tang name generator. That’s half of the reason I’m here – I’m dead serious. Like I met RZA and he was like, “you’re a cool dude, man – and your name is perfect for you! It’s like that computer had a brain!” But yeah, I put my name in a Wu-Tang name generator and it spit out Childish Gambino, and for some reason I just thought that fit." [Read More]
 
Hannibal Buress, Chris and Paul Show land on 2011 shortlist for Edinburgh Comedy Awards
The shortlists are out for the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2011 to wrap up the fringe festival this weekend, and two American acts have made the cut: stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress and duo The Chris and Paul Show are both up for best newcomer... [Read More]