Standup is an unpretentious art but too often it's anti-intellectual too
Comedians tend to apologise for making any highbrow references in their material. I wish more felt at ease quoting poetry like Liam WilliamsI’ve been listening to Liam Williams’s recent Comedian’s Comedian podcast interview with Stuart Goldsmith, which is packed with interesting st... [Read More]
Tony Law: ‘The Brothers Karamazov made me laugh like a spoon’
From Bill Murray to The Day Today, the comedian reveals the things he finds funniestSean Lock at the Edinburgh fringe in 2002. Pure funny bones – instinctual. Every bit he did was a surprise. The best bit was him killing a budgie with a spoon. He was perfect that day; a solid hour laughing, mo... [Read More]
David Cross: Making America Great Again! review – obnoxious, cynical gags
The Forum, LondonThe Arrested Development star is undoubtedly an adept comic but his political show lacks complexity and suffers from punchlines that strain to shockTrump is bad news, US gun control policy is dysfunctional and religion is glorified superstition. I agree with most of what US standup ... [Read More]
David Cross: Making America Great Again! review – obnoxious, cynical gags
The Forum, LondonThe Arrested Development star is undoubtedly an adept comic but his political show lacks complexity and suffers from punchlines that strain to shockTrump is bad news, US gun control policy is dysfunctional and religion is glorified superstition. I agree with most of what US standup ... [Read More]
Hannibal Buress Joins The Cast Of The Upcoming Spider Man Movie, Spider-Man Homecoming
Hannibal Buress adds another one to his film resume. It was revealed today that he will be joining the cast of Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. What isn’t shared is what role Hannibal will be taking on apart of the new film. Currently Hannibal features in two films nati... [Read More]
Hannibal Buress Joins The Cast Of The Upcoming Spider Man Movie, Spider-Man Homecoming
Hannibal Buress adds another one to his film resume. It was revealed today that he will be joining the cast of Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. What isn’t shared is what role Hannibal will be taking on apart of the new film. Currently Hannibal features in two films nati... [Read More]
Deon Cole Kicks Off His Own Campaign For People To Support His Upcoming Comedy Central Special
Deon Cole has every reason to be excited about his upcoming comedy special, Cole Blooded Seminar. His last year has been filled with highlights, roles, and new opportunity. So to cap off his latest run; he will be debuting an hour of fresh material for viewers on Comedy Central. Well it turns out t... [Read More]
Deon Cole Kicks Off His Own Campaign For People To Support His Upcoming Comedy Central Special
Deon Cole has every reason to be excited about his upcoming comedy special, Cole Blooded Seminar. His last year has been filled with highlights, roles, and new opportunity. So to cap off his latest run; he will be debuting an hour of fresh material for viewers on Comedy Central. Well it turns out t... [Read More]
Good Burger Star Ron Lester Dies At 45, Kel Mitchell Shares Farewell Message
Sad news for fans of 90’s classic Good Burger, comedic actor Ron Lester (Above in blue) who played Spatch has passed. The actor who moved to Los Angeles to get into comedy was reported to have passed away due to kidney & liver complications, he was 45. According to Variety, Lester passed ... [Read More]
Mark Watson: ‘I plan to watch The Simpsons on my deathbed’
From the Fast Show to other people’s pain, the comedian reveals the things that make him laugh the mostPaul Foot is a contender. The first time I saw him – about 10 years ago – I thought I was going to start rolling around on the floor laughing, like people do in modern internet ac... [Read More]