London’s Soho Theatre seeks stand-up star | Chortle
London’s Soho Theatre has launched a talent hunt for new young stand-ups. The winner of the One Night Stand-Up competition, sponsored by Durex, wins a package that includes £1,000 in cash and mentorship from Steve Marmion, the venue’s creative director. Entries opened today, with comic hopefuls aged 18 to 35 invited to upload 60-second clips of themselves onto YouTube, then email their full name, address, date of birth, age, occupation and daytime telephone number to onenightstandup@sohotheatre.... [Read More]
“The Russell Brand Show” Premieres Thanksgiving Weekend
Help Change The World - One Laugh At A Time! More »SIRIUS XM is getting ready to launch a new show hosted by actor/comedian Russell Brand. “The Russell Brand Show” will offer  uncensored version, available for the first ... [Read More]
Recommended: NY Clown Theatre Festival | Third Beat
People, I implore you. Give it a shot. It’s not what you think it is. Especially if you’re a creator of other forms of comedy, go see at least one show during the festival. These performers are armed with strong characters, strong points of view, wicked-fast improv muscles, and crowd interaction skills that rival that of even the best road comics. All that, and often done without even speaking. [Read More]
The BostonComedy Q&A: Des Bishop
When you speak to Des Bishop, the accent is a bit hard to place. It sounds American at the core, a bit of New York, the result of his Queens upbringing. But there’s at least a touch of Irish in there, not surprising, since he has spent the past 20 ye... [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]
The BC Q&A: Jim Florentine on heavy metal, football, and A Little Help
Jim Florentine’s first exposure to a mass audience came thanks to a puppet. Florentine voiced the character Special Ed on Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers, on which puppets made prank phone calls. T... [Read More]
Subway series: Comedy that's trippy | The Toronto Star
The yellow journalist in me would like very much to declare an all-out comedy war to have broken out on Bloor St. with a steel cage-match scheduled this Sunday evening pitting improv vs. sketch in no-holds-barred battle that will leave a bloodbath of comedians littering the street. A veritable laugh riot. Unfortunately, the participants don't really want to play along, as things really are a lot more genial. Two weekly comedy shows a TTC stop apart are coming together for a special "Subway Serie... [Read More]