John Oliver, Robert Klein to perform at benefit for the blind
Robert Klein, John Oliver and more will perform at a benefit to raise funds for the blind. On Sept. 20, Gotham Comedy Club in New York will host the fifth annual Laugh for Sight benefit, which will be... [Read More]
Trial By Laughter contest promises winning comedian record deal, cash, more
Attention, comedians and those of you who know comedians: Morty’s Comedy Joint, in Indianapolis, IN and cable provider Comcast have teamed up produce the stand-up comedy contest Trial By Laughter.n... [Read More]
Chinese comedian represents nation’s progressive arts evolution
Little ShenyangnChina, a communist nation, has a long history of conservative and, some would say, oppressive policies. So, it’s no surprise that comedy as an art has not quite flourished there. Yo... [Read More]
Carnival cruise ships use stand-up comedy to attract vacationers
Carnival cruise ships just got a little bit funnier (on purpose).nThe company just announced Punchliner Comedy Clubs, a series of on-ship comedy venues to be incorporated into a number of their vesse... [Read More]
Kevin Pollak’s ‘The Littlest Suspect’ premieres July 29 on Showtime
Appearing in over 60 movies (Casino, the Usual Suspects, and A Few Good Men to name a few) Kevin Pollak has had a very impressive acting career. However, Pollak is not only known for his work in drama... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais to present at Emmy awards
Ricky Gervais announced on his blog that he will be handing out an Emmy. No word yet on which category, but here’s what he had to say on the issue:n“Got asked to hand out an EMMY. Nice. I’m... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan set to record stand-up comedy special for HBO
30 Rock star Tracy Morgan will continue his dominance in the comedy world this September, by taping his first HBO stand-up comedy special at famed Apollo Theater in New York. The filming, which will g... [Read More]
Jeff Dunham iPhone app released on iTunes
With one of the biggest followings of any comedian world-wide, fans can’t seem to get enough of Jeff Dunham. From his stand-up tours to his television appearances, there’s certainly no shortage of... [Read More]
Kyle Kinane, Tammy Pescatelli, more added to Vancouver comedy fest
Kyle KinanenKyle Kinane, Tammy Pescatelli, more comedians added to Vancouver’s Global ComedyFestnIf you’re sad that Montreal’s Just for Laughs is over and you want another Canadian comedy fest... [Read More]
Seth MacFarlane chosen as David Hasselhoff roast master for Comedy Central
With not much of an explanation, Comedy Central just announced that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will act as roast master for the upcoming Roast of David Hasselhoff.nThe highly anticipated even... [Read More]