Greg Davies review – supremely silly standup shouts the unsayable
Hammersmith Apollo, LondonIn an exuberant new show, Davies scrutinises his own ridiculousness and goes from outre stories about his mum to a musical tribute to his dadGreg Davies has got a trigger warning at the start of his show for every section of his fanbase. If you love him for The Inbetweeners... [Read More]
Lloyd Griffith: ‘I love both Mick Hucknall and Grimsby Town’
The standup, TV presenter and choirboy on the things that make him laugh the mostMatt Lucas as George Dawes in Shooting Stars singing Peanuts. Whenever I’m feeling down I always watch it and, by ’eck, it makes me smile. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Funny Or Die’s CEO Reflects On The Company Then & Now
Funny Or Die is easily considered a pioneer in online comedy when the company was first created in 2007 by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Chris Henchy. Now you look up the company has scaled back on hiring, it’s ‘.com’ isn’t the only focus, and there’s a lot more players... [Read More]
As a comic, Al Franken joked about rape, sex robots and Afghan women
The Minnesota senator has apologised following allegations of sexual misconduct, and it is not the first example of his attitudes about women and sexSenator Al Franken of Minnesota apologised on Thursday after being accused of sexually harassing the journalist Leeann Tweeden in 2006, highlighting th... [Read More]
Are you gruesome tonight? The comedy hit splicing Evil Dead 2 and Elvis songs
In Sam Raimi’s horror classic, a man is tormented by demons and his own severed hand. All the story needed was a few tunes by the king of rock’n’roll, says Rob KempBy day, he was a mild-mannered examinations officer at a school near Wolverhampton. By night, he was a chainsaw-wieldi... [Read More]
Are you gruesome tonight? The comedy hit splicing Evil Dead 2 and Elvis songs
In Sam Raimi’s horror classic, a man is tormented by demons and his own severed hand. All the story needed was a few tunes by the king of rock’n’roll, says Rob KempBy day, he was a mild-mannered examinations officer at a school near Wolverhampton. By night, he was a chainsaw-wieldi... [Read More]
This Interview With Eddie Murphy And Arsenio Hall Will Remind You Why You Love ‘Coming To America’
Coming To America was one of the biggest comedy films to ever hit theaters. The film is considered some of Eddie Murphy’s best work in his respected catalogue. In the film we are introduced to several unforgettable characters, tag lines, and jokes. One thing that stood out through-out the film... [Read More]
This Interview With Eddie Murphy And Arsenio Hall Will Remind You Why You Love ‘Coming To America’
Coming To America was one of the biggest comedy films to ever hit theaters. The film is considered some of Eddie Murphy’s best work in his respected catalogue. In the film we are introduced to several unforgettable characters, tag lines, and jokes. One thing that stood out through-out the film... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin review – Trump's nemesis laughs away the pain of persecution
London Palladium The standup leans too heavily on showbiz mudslinging here, but the remarkable story of the fallout from her severed-head stunt is uplifting comedy catharsis American comic Kathy Griffin fainted on stage in Dublin last week, and there were doubts over whether this London gig would go... [Read More]
Update: Louis CK Gets Dropped By HBO, Following Allegations
Update: Netflix has now announced that they will not produce CK’s upcoming comedy special as planned. Yesterday, The New York Times did a full report on Louis CK and 5 women who claim to have been sexually harassed by the veteran comedian. Following the report, the theater that was lookin... [Read More]