Benefit for Greg Giraldo's Kids Slated for February 9
In anticipation of the upcoming benefit for Greg Giraldo's family, Splitsider has an excellent piece courtesy of writer Larry Getlen. Getlen sits down with Jesse Joyce and Jim Norton to rehash the more difficult times in Giraldo's life, as ... [Read More]
Steve Harvey: I want to make $250 million a year
There’s no denying that ever since he made his mostly-mainstream splash in 2000’s stand-up concert film The Original Kings of Comedy, Steve Harvey has become an entertainment industry giant. He’s written books — he’s a N... [Read More]
Comedy Central Presents.. Nate Bargatze premiers Friday (video preview)
Old Hickory, Tennessee gave us the laid back, clean and clever comedy of noted Vandy fan Nate Bargatze. Since leaving Nashville, Nate has appeared on CMT Comedy Stage, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival “New Faces” Showcase, Comedy Central’s Live At Gotham, and Conan (twice!). On October 17th, Nate taped a coveted Comedy Central Presents.. special at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater in New York City and it premiers this Friday, February 4th @ 11:30 EST (that’s 10:30 Central).. [Read More]
Rooftop Comedy on MSN's 'the Bubble'
Rooftop has partnered with Grind Networks to produce a new batch of original comedy videos for the Bubble, MSN’s premiere comedy channel. Rooftop produced seven of the nine originals with the help of some of the great comics from our club netw... [Read More]
Comedy Central Presents Speed Dating: Chris D'Elia
I make it a rule to not trust people with apostrophes in their last names. Just what are you hiding in there Beverly D'Angelo and A Wrinkle in Time author Madeleine L'Engle? But then I was introduced to stand-up Chris D'Elia, and my o... [Read More]
Appleton Comedy Club Goes Green & Gold for Fans | Skyline Comedy
"...You practice the Lambeau Leap over your sprawling leather sofa at home. You paint your face, make Green & Gold Sloppy Joes and unapologetically throw your bowl of Cheetos across the room when something goes wrong, or right. You sport your Packer-backer fanfare at work in the form of ties, socks, bobble heads and a tattoo you got the last time da’ Pack went to the Super Bowl.You read about them, tweet about them, maybe even dream about them. You are…Packer fan. Skyline Comedy is le... [Read More]
Kid comedians compete for shot at Capitol Arts Center stage | Bowling Green Daily News
With a leopard-print dress, a blond wig, glasses, black high-heeled boots, a cane and a few well-placed balloons, 10-year-old Trevor Miller was able to transform himself into a dancing, joke-telling old lady who refers to “herself” as Big Momma. Trevor, a fifth-grader at Rockfield Elementary School, donned the costume for his audition for a spot at the annual Funniest Kids Around comedy contest. [Read More]
Big Brown Comedy Hour showcases “brown” comedians
Comedy’s long been a space where the marginalized have had an opportunity to have candid conversations about their outsider status, and, ideally, connect with and educate the audience. Historically, that’s been especially true for black and Jewish co... [Read More]
"Cy Amundson: Come Along for the Ride" | Exclusive Q&A
"...Cy Amundson is the guy next door. If the guy next door is the new pool boy your friend’s hot mom just hired. Hard-working, but probably packing an ace or two up his sleeve, if you know what we mean. The young comedy talent has caught major buzz in the comedy realm recently – not just with his unique ability to surprise, but for his old-pro penchant for knocking a joke out of the park. A master comedy writer, Cy has pedaled his lovably pushy stage persona from the 2010 RooftopComedy Festiv... [Read More]
2011 So ILL Comedy Festival taking submissions
The 5th Annual So ILL Comedy Festival is open for submissions so submit now! Deadline is March 1, 2011 and the submission fee is just $10 You can get all the info here: www.soillimprov.com [Read More]