Review: Martin Lawrence “Doin’ Time: Uncut” (Showtime)
In case you missed it, Martin Lawrence is back in the stand-up game with his first special in 14 years since the 2002 concert film, Runteldat. Martin Lawrence: Doin' Time: Uncut premiered over the weekend on Showtime. It looks like Lawrence is making up for lost time with this hour. As I put it in [... [Read More]
The Second Season of ‘Documentary Now!’ Delivers More Lovingly Specific Parodies
Aw shit, ya bitch Helen Mirren back at it again! Teaming up with ch’boys Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and writer/co-executive producer Seth Meyers to bring the loving parody of the documentary boom we all crave. Documentary Now! starts its fictional 51st season tomorrow night with “The Bunk... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq’s “Damaged Goods” showcases an honest tell-all
Ali Siddiq’s comedy captures pretty average situations on his album, Damaged Goods, out September 16th. He covers the psychological basics such as describing his mother while he jabs about the “I can’t live without you” type of love. He transitions to his negligent father, th... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq’s “Damaged Goods” showcases an honest tell-all
Ali Siddiq’s comedy captures pretty average situations on his album, Damaged Goods, out September 16th. He covers the psychological basics such as describing his mother while he jabs about the “I can’t live without you” type of love. He transitions to his negligent father, th... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq’s “Damaged Goods” showcases an honest tell-all
Ali Siddiq’s comedy captures pretty average situations on his album, Damaged Goods, out September 16th. He covers the psychological basics such as describing his mother while he jabs about the “I can’t live without you” type of love. He transitions to his negligent father, th... [Read More]
Semi-Prominent Negro
W. Kamau Bell's latest comedy MP3 album and CD digital album Semi-Prominent Negro is out now (Sept 30th, 2016) on the Kill Rock Stars label, a label that is quickly making a substantial name for itself in the stand-up comedy arena.Since Donald Trump's announcement that he wanted to become President ... [Read More]
Tig Notaro’s ‘One Mississippi’ Is Excellent and Heartbreaking
I pulled my headphones out of my ears after finishing the pilot for Tig Notaro’s new Amazon series, One Mississippi, ugly crying in a way that would make Kim Kardashian jealous. My husband looked at me in my stricken tableau and asked me “Are you OK?” I couldn’t give a straig... [Read More]
Drew Michael is “Funny to Death”
I first became aware of Drew Michael when I was a cocktail server at a comedy club in Chicago. Very quickly I realized when Michael took the stage, a couple of things were going to happen. One, he was going to talk about some dark and possibly uncomfortable things like incest. And two, people were [... [Read More]
Drew Michael is “Funny to Death”
I first became aware of Drew Michael when I was a cocktail server at a comedy club in Chicago. Very quickly I realized when Michael took the stage, a couple of things were going to happen. One, he was going to talk about some dark and possibly uncomfortable things like incest. And two, people were [... [Read More]
South Park Season 19
South Park 19 rips the veil (unless of course your are Muslim then the veil is okay … not … is) on Political Correctness and its ultimate nefarious goal. Until now, all South Park seasons had a couple of dud episodes. This is not the case for South Park Season ... [Read More]