Daniel Tosh displaces Dave Chappelle as Comedy Central ratings champ in timeslot
On Wednesday night, a record 2.4 million people tuned into Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh’s weekly roast of all things dumb on the Internet. Why is this important? Well, as Deadline.com points out, the show To... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle’s behavior forces private jet’s emergency landing
Dave Chappelle boarded a private jet in New Jersey destined for his home state of Ohio last night. But the plane’s pilot decided to redirect and land in Pittsburgh because the comedian’s b... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle top bidder for Yellow Springs shopping area | Dayton Daily News
Comedian Dave Chappelle is Cathy Christian’s new hero. Chappelle bid $470,000 for a section of Kings Yard, a commercial development in downtown Yellow Springs owned for more than 30 years by Christian’s family. “He is my hero. I am now able to really take care of my mother,” Christian, owner of Ye Olde Trail Tavern and the rest of Kings Yard, said on Saturday, April 3. [Read More]
Actually Read It - Black Is The New White by Paul Mooney (book review) | Comic Vs. Audience
No matter what the subject, there are plenty of great stories about Hollywood in the 60s and 70s and the Los Angeles comedy scene in this book that a fan of comedy will enjoy. It's written like how Mooney speaks on stage, "the place where I feel more alive." [Read More]
Dave Chappelle surprise performance at Carolines | NY Post
Comedy fans had reason to be thankful the other night at Carolines on Broadway, where enigmatic Dave Chappelle popped in to see his former "Chappelle's Show" cast mate Charlie Murphy perform. After a five-minute standing ovation, Chappelle kept the crowd in stitches with a 30-minute stand- up set. "Did you miss me?" [Read More]
Nature calls, standup endurance record eludes Dave Chappelle | AP
Dave Chappelle could be holding Hollywood's comedy endurance record if he'd only been able to hold something else. The comic was on stage at the Laugh Factory on Sunday, seemingly on his way to setting the club's endurance record for continuous standup comedy. But then, five hours into his routine, he walked away to go to the bathroom and was disqualified, said club owner Jamie Masada. [Read More]
"Comedy's Boo Radley" Dave Chappelle Surprised By Portland Crowd | OPB
If you were up late enough in downtown Portland last night, you'd have caught a surprise show. April Baer reports a crowd of several thousand people came out in the middle of the night to see comedian Dave Chappelle make a rare appearance in Pioneer Courthouse Square, at about 1 a.m. Speaking through a tiny, battery-powered amplifier, Chappelle said repeatedly he told only four people about his plans. [Read More]
Kevin Hart talks comedy with Carson Daly | the comic's comic
Hart talks about how he had to adapt from the New York City comedy scene to that of Los Angeles, how people like Dave Chappelle are funny in a different way from other stand-ups, and what that can mean for a comedian. Also, Twitter. [Read More]