Punchline Magazine celebrates anniversary with Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, DL Hughley, more | Punchline Magazine
On Oct. 13, we celebrated Punchline Magazine's four years online as the go-to place for all things stand-up comedy. We did this by producing an amazing show with some of our favorite comics: By the end of the night, host Pete Dominick welcomed Robert Hawkins, Ted Alexandro, Christian Finnegan, Todd Barry, D.L. Hughley, Janeane Garofalo and Lewis Black to the stage at Comix in New York City. [Read More]
'Stark Raving Black' - Lewis Black at his cranky best | LA Times review
Lewis Black gets it right when, at the start of his concert film "Stark Raving Black," he suggests his audience lower their expectations "about 20%." The cranky funnyman seems well aware that his comic stylings might land the majority of the time, but -- as is the case with most stand-up routines -- not always. Black's ranting and roiling shtick, shot over two performances this past August at Detroit's Fillmore Theatre, has, in fact, an impressive ratio of hits to misses. Numbers aside, his mate... [Read More]
Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, Todd Barry, more join for Punchline Magazine anniversary show
This year, Punchline Magazine is celebrating its four years online with an incredible show at Comix in New York City on Oct. 13. Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, Todd Barry, Christian Finnegan, Ted Alexandro, Pete Dominick and Robert Hawkins will all perform at the show, a one-night only event. [Read More]
Trailer for Lewis Black's film, "Stark Raving Black" | the comic's comic
EPIX' first original comedy effort will bring Lewis Black's latest stand-up special, Stark Raving Black, to screens big and small in October. The 80-minute feature was shot over two shows from Black's performances on Aug. 2 in Detroit. It'll initially screen in 16 states in the U.S. starting Oct. 8. Here's a trailer. It contains profanities. Roll it! [Read More]
Lewis Black and the Boston Comedy Festival | Boston Comedy
"It used to be you could just work Boston and make a living," says Black. "And so many good comics came out of there. And my affinity to it is, I kind of feel like that's where I came into my own." [Read More]
Lewis Black New Comedy Special to Hit Theaters, Premiere on EPIX | STAGE TIME Magazine
EPIX announced its first partnership for an original comedy event, Stark Raving Black, featuring Lewis Black. Filmed live at the Fillmore Theater and premiering on EPIX in December 2009, Black takes both Republicans and Democrats to task for everything from the state of the economy to alternative energy. Following the comedy special, fans will be invited to join Black online in the EPIX Event Theater at www.epixHD.com. [Read More]
Black out: Lewis Black tries to keep his temper in check | Eye Weekly interview
"Calm" is never the right word to describe Lewis Black. Least of all when he's on stage or holding court on The Daily Show, jabbing his finger at the idiots of the world, specifically Washington — working himself into a froth that, when he really gets going, seems to bring him within one raw nerve of a Hulk transformation. [Read More]
Lewis Black: "I get away with murder (on The Daily Show)"
Lewis Black talks with the Monterey Herald about his relationship with The Daily Show, transitioning from playwright to comic, politics, and the death of "The Root of All Evil." [Read More]
Politics don't add up for stand-up guy Lewis Black - MiamiHerald Interview
Lewis Black, the Grammy-award winning stand-up comedian who calls himself ''America's foremost commentator on everything,'' performs Saturday as a headliner for the South Beach Comedy Festival. Black, also an author, actor and playwright, is known for comedic, long-winded rants that sound like a man on the edge of sanity -- a style well known to fans of his ''Back in Black'' commentary on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Before heading to Miami, Black took some time to answer q... [Read More]
Q&A: Lewis Black by Metromix Louisville
(Credit: Ian White) Lewis Black, the "Daily Show" regular and comedic mastermind best known for ranting about, well... everything, is getting his own show on Comedy Central, "Lewis Black's Root of All Evil," on which he plays a judge presiding over two comics who are making a case for why their side is the most evil. Cases include divisive match-ups like Oprah versus the Catholic Church, Donald Trump versus Viagra and YouTube versus porn. Before the show debuted, we caught up with the Honorable... [Read More]