Trailer Park Boys: ‘Eddie Murphy got his whole routine from Richard Pryor’
Canadian standups Ricky, Julian and Bubbles on the things that make them laugh the mostBubbles: Richard Pryor.Julian: Eddie Murphy’s Delirious.Bubbles: Yeah, and where do you think he got his whole routine from? Richard Pryor! Continue reading...... [Read More]
Trailer Park Boys: ‘Eddie Murphy got his whole routine from Richard Pryor’
Canadian standups Ricky, Julian and Bubbles on the things that make them laugh the mostBubbles: Richard Pryor.Julian: Eddie Murphy’s Delirious.Bubbles: Yeah, and where do you think he got his whole routine from? Richard Pryor! Continue reading...... [Read More]
Police Confirm Gun On Scene Of Katt Williams Run-In With Radio Show Host’s Husband, Williams Doesn’t Press Charges
On Friday, Katt Williams would shake up the airwaves when he would make a surprise … More The post Police Confirm Gun On Scene Of Katt Williams Run-In With Radio Show Host’s Husband, Williams Doesn’t Press Charges appeared first on ComedyHype.Com | Comedy Network.... [Read More]
Bianca Del Rio: ‘Joan Rivers would make me pee with laughter’
The American drag queen, comedian, actor and winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race on the things that make her laugh the mostTootsie with Dustin Hoffman from 1982 – I’m so old. If you’re a drag queen, you can relate to it, but also if you are an actor and you’re willing to do an... [Read More]
Cameron Esposito: a new kind of comedy hero
Esposito’s last show, Rape Jokes, was hailed as part of a new queer-friendly, woke brand of comedy for the #MeToo era. How does she follow it up?When Hannah Gadsby’s show Nanette went supernova earlier this year, we were told that it was going to change comedy. Nothing, apparently, would... [Read More]
David Baddiel has the last laugh at his online trolls
Twitter abuse proves rich source of material for new standup showIf there’s one thing even the most stupid and bigoted of internet trolls may soon learn, it’s to be wary of getting into an argument with a funny Jewish guy on Twitter – particularly if that guy happens to be David Ba... [Read More]
Kevin Bridges review – savant of Clydebank laughs in the face of piety
Hammersmith Apollo, London The 31-year-old breathes new life into well-worn observational comedy in a masterful show that scorns pretensionKevin Bridges is in his 30s now, a time when fear of hangovers eclipses the joy of drinking, when young people start behaving mysteriously – and old friend... [Read More]
Katy Wix: ‘The Day Today is the funniest TV show I've ever seen’
The actor and standup comedian on the things that make her laugh the mostI can’t decide between Nomad and I, Partridge. I love Robert Popper’s books, too. Continue reading... [Read More]
Race is still a touchy subject at the Edinburgh fringe
As the only brown person in the room at The Glang Show, I couldn’t shake a sense of otherness when a quip turned sourI’m a few months into a new career as a standup comedian. I’ve had some lovely gigs, some horrific gigs and I have started to get paid for being funny. The path to c... [Read More]
Joke's over: why standups should refresh the tired 'Edinburgh show'
The classic Edinburgh comedy show lasts an hour, with a strong narrative component and an inevitable ‘sad bit’. But this rigid template is stifling creativityThe late Sean Hughes had a reasonable claim to inventing what we now know as the “Edinburgh show”. Before 1990, wannab... [Read More]