The art of comedy: Mama Spell draws up, paints the NYC comedy scene in new gallery exhibition | the comic's comic
Do you ever see something funny happening in front of you and wish you could capture the moment? Sharon "Mama" Spell has been doing just that in recent months, and her artwork is now on display in Brooklyn at The Fall Cafe. [Read More]
Third Frames - Tim Meadows & Friends in Toronto (recap) | Third Beat
Tim Meadows, Joe Canale, and Molly Erdman (the latter two of Second City Chicago) performed a short set of their own as part of the Comedy Bar's first anniversary celebration week. [Read More]
Q. When is a joke not a joke? A. When it's "offensive" | The Independent
England's stand-ups can barely open their mouths these days without causing outrage. So have they gone too far - or has Britain lost its sense of humour, asks Ian Burrell. [Read More]
Tracy Morgan and Patton Oswalt at New York Comedy Festival | NY Times
"People get it twisted. They think it's about the material. It's not about the material; it's about you as a person — are you a funny person." - Tracy Morgan [Read More]
Adrienne Iapalucci, the People's Choice to perform in the New York Comedy Festival | the comic's comic
Adrienne Iapalucci opened last night for Bill Burr at Town Hall as part of the New York Comedy Festival. How'd she do it? By winning the People's Choice "Opening Act" contest, that's how. [Read More]
Janine Brito Takes Top Prize For 2009 SF Women's Competition | San Francisco Comedy Blog
After two months of competition and a field that began with 36 performers vying for the title, on Wednesday night the 2009 San Francisco Women's Comedy Competition came to a conclusion and named Janine Brito the winner. [Read More]
Ricky Gervais At The New York Comedy Festival | Comedy Central Insider
As part of the New York Comedy Festival coverage, I had the distinct privilege of sitting down with one of my personal heroes, Ricky Gervais.. [Read More]
Taylor Swift's ‘Saturday Night Live' Gig - What You Can Expect | MTV
Tomorrow night, Taylor Swift will once again grace the stage at Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center when she serves as both the host and musical guest on this week's edition of "Saturday Night Live." It's familiar territory for Swift, who was last on the show back in January, making this her second appearance overall (and the second in this calendar year). [Read More]
‘South Park' vs. GLAAD - Comedy Central Responds | NY Times
Here's the network's response to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, which has asked Comedy Central to apologize for a recent "South Park" episode that had numerous uses of an anti-gay slur.. [Read More]
Wanda Sykes interview | The A.V. Club
The Wanda Sykes Show, a weekly talk/variety show that airing on Fox on Saturday nights, beginning tomorrow at 11 p.m. eastern. Sykes spoke with The A.V. Club about her hopes for the new project and how her life has changed in the past year. [Read More]