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]
Patton Oswalt, Greg Behrendt, more comedians will play Bumbershoot festival
The Seattle music and arts festival Bumbershoot recently announced its jam-packed comedy lineup for the September event. Boasting both national acts and up and coming comedians, Bumbershoot will have ... [Read More]
Comedian violates Megan’s Law, surrenders
Marco Arturo Quintero, 29, who performs stand up around the Sacramento area, surrendered himself to the police yesterday after having a warrant out for his arrest. The warrant was issued because Quint... [Read More]
Comedian Russell Peters awards $20,000 to student
Comedian Russell Peters awarded his first scholarship to Randy Adams, a graduate of North Peel Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario. The North Peel Scholarship, which we covered earlier this year, is... [Read More]
Louie Did It Right On FX
Louis CK kicked off his new show last night and it got it so much righter than Lucky Louis.  The two episodes that aired were funny and even at certain times touching.  To me the big problem with Lu... [Read More]
Comedians banned from handing out flyers in London
London’s West End, especially Leicester Square, has had a reputation for being the “world’s leading stand-up comedy destination.”nBut it seems the Westminster Council recently put a ban on th... [Read More]