Help comedians raise money for Ardie Fuqua’s family
The Comedy Cellar has started a crowdfunding campaign to aid one of it’s favorite comedians, Ardie Fuqua. Fuqua has been a long time host at the famed comedy club, has done warm-up on shows like Nikki & Sara Live, and has appeared on FX’s Louie. Fuqua was recently involved in the ter... [Read More]
The Comedy Cellar has initiated a fund-raiser for Ardie Fuqua and his family
The Comedy Cellar launched a fund-raiser online last night for comedian Ardie Fuqua, a regular host at the Cellar who remains in critical condition in a New Jersey hospital following the June 7 crash on the NJ Turnpike that also injured Tracy Morgan and killed their friend, fellow comedian James "Ji... [Read More]
Amy Schumer helps raise over $6,000 in 13 hours for Ardie Fuqua’s family
Much of the news coverage surrounding the car wreck that put several comedians in the hospital on June 7 is about 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan or the death of his close friend comedian Jimmy Mack. Morgan’s hospital updates have been the focus of nearly every headline, with little or no mention of... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan's Condition Upgraded from Critical to Fair Following June 7 Accident
by Megh Wright It's been a little over a week since Tracy Morgan and his crew of passengers were involved in a fatal car accident that tragically killed Morgan's mentor and writing partner James McNair, but thankfully some positive updates are beginning to trickle in. The New York Times reports that... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan and Jeffrey Millea upgraded to fair condition in recovery from Turnpike crash; Ardie Fuqua remains critical
Some encouraging news last night from New Jersey, where Tracy Morgan and his assistant, Jeffrey Millea, both were upgraded to fair condition by hospital officials. Morgan's publicist, Lewis Kay, said: "His personality is certainly starting to come back as well." Wish I had better news to share about... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan upgraded to fair condition 9 days after limo accident
Great news on the Tracy Morgan car accident front. A little over a week ago Morgan and his entourage were travelling back from a gig by limo bus when it was rearended by a tractor trailer. Causing a fatal multi-car accident that killed comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair, put Morgan, come... [Read More]
Remembering “Jimmy Mack” James McNair
You could know James McNair in Peekskill, N.Y., as an upstanding resident, and hear others call him "Jimmy Mack" without ever really knowing why. You might have crossed paths with "Jimmy Mack" without ever knowing his real name was James McNair, or that he was a longtime friend of Tracy Morgan. But ... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Judd Apatow urge TMZ to remove Tracy Morgan crash footage
By now we’ve all heard the news of the fatal car accident involving Tracy Morgan’s limo bus that killed comedian Jimmy Mack and put Morgan, Ardie Fuqua, and Morgan’s assistant Jeff Millea in the ICU. However, what we often forget is that in our desire to get information we often fo... [Read More]
Daughter of Ardie Fuqua, critically injured in Tracy Morgan crash, wants TMZ to remove gruesome video
The comedy community continues to hope for the full recoveries of comedians Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua, who remain in the hospital following a horrific car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that took the life of Morgan’s friend and writer James McNair early Saturday morning. Fuqua was opening... [Read More]
Image of Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash claims he's been made a scapegoat
Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash claims he's been made a scapegoat
The trucker involved in the car crash that left 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan in critical condition and killed his comedian friend took to Twitter today claiming that he was being blamed because a celebrity was involved. A Twitter account which reportedly belongs to Walmart trucker Kevin Roper had a stream of messages in the early hours of Tuesday which claimed he was being used as a scapegoat and that he was not high on drink or drugs at the time. [Read More]