Lexus enlists Tracy Morgan, Andy Samberg, more to promote living green, new hybrid car
This summer, three comedians (and one singer) in four cities will moderate environmental debates in Lexus’s newest promotion, “The Darker Side of Green.” After the success of the initial debate ... [Read More]
Maria Bamford, Nick Swardson, more to perform at Comic-Con for Comedy Central
Comedy Central will travel with some of its comedian stars to San Diego’s ultra popular comic book convention and general nerdfest Comic-Con on July 23 and 24th. In addition to panels with the produ... [Read More]
Comedy Central launches UK DVD label, signs Jim Jefferies
Comedy Central’s British arm has formed their own DVD label, which will continue to expand Comedy Central’s relatively new presence overseas by signing and promoting UK comedians.nThe first two D... [Read More]
Whoopi Goldberg will star in stage version of Sister Act
Whoopi Goldberg, photo by Peter FoleynIt has been 18 years since Whoopi Goldberg first donned a nun’s habit in Sister Act, but she couldn’t stay away from the singing convent forever. And thi... [Read More]
The Onion launches broadcast from the future on iTunes
This week The Onion released the broadcast they’ve been hyping up all summer: the Onion News Network Future channel, a 12 minute news broadcast from the year 2137.nThis is the Onion’s first time ... [Read More]
Steve Harvey joins with Essence to bolster Disney program for high school students
nComedian Steve Harvey has joined forces with Essence and Disney parks to create the Disney’s Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. Though the program has been around since 2007,... [Read More]
Photographer of comedians opens gallery show
Who is the woman I’m afraid of turning into?nThat’s the question rising photographer-of-comedians Anya Garrett poses in her new gallery showing.nIn collaboration with Lisa Levy, a conceptual art... [Read More]
Comedy healthcare class for mentally ill blasted for being unethical
We’ve all heard stories of political scandals, and executives spending non-profit money in ludicrous ways, right? Well, National Health Service (NHS) – a publicly funded healthcare system ... [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]
Friars Club awards $20,000 to improv and sketch groups
Last Friday and Saturday marked the first ever Friars Club Improv and Sketch Competition (FrISC). Held at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, FrISC showcased the best five improv and sketch groups from ... [Read More]