Review: “2 Dope Queens,” many dope perspectives in HBO variety series
Turning a podcast into a TV special, let alone a four-part series, doesn’t make sense for most podcasts. But 2 Dope Queens isn’t any podcast. The hit WNYC podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams is part two-woman comedy duo, part improv, part chat show, part stand-up storytelli... [Read More]
Al Jackson stand-up comedy television taping taking place May 7 at the Vic Theatre in Chicago
Al Jackson is a Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, writer, and TV/radio personality best known for his 30-minute Comedy Central Presents: Al Jackson special, and for his role as host of the BAFTA-nominated BBC series, Officially Amazing. Al has also be seen on Comedy Underground with Dave Attell, ... [Read More]
Nashville StandUp's GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt #BrokenRecordShow ends 184+ hour run at 4:20am April 20, 2015
‪#‎BrokenRecordShow‬ at The East Room featured the best of Nashville’s comedians & celebrity drop-in sets from Hannibal Buress, Rory Scovel, Al Jackson, Eric Andre, Nate Bargatze, Ahmed Ahmed, Keith Alberstadt, Killer Beaz & Jon Reep. Starting 4/12/2015 12:04pm with D.J. Buckley and ending 4/20 4:20am with Chad Riden, NASHVILLE STANDUP surpassed the previous GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ title of 80 hours for “Longest Stand-up Comedy Show – Multiple Comedians” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8:... [Read More]
Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen taped new episodes for Fall 2014!
For all the grief I've given Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen for airing repeats five nights a week for the past seven years... Our long national nightmare of seeing Harland Williams stuck in his 2007 style are over! Comics Unleashed taped a batch of new episodes last week. Including Williams. From... [Read More]
‘Can I Kick It?’ Exclusive Backstage Interview with Al Jackson, Tone Bell, Rob Christensen (Video)
Can I Kick It? has only had two outings and has already proved to be a refreshingly creative take on the commentary style comedy show. Al Jackson, Tone Bell, and Rob Christensen took the stage at the Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica to show their appreciation for old school hip hop and also t... [Read More]
Can I Kick It? Old School Hip Hop With Comedy Commentary
What do you get when you take Mystery Science Theater, mix it with The Benson Interruption and add a heaping helping of Yo! MTV Raps? You get Can I Kick It?, an intriguing new show that will have its sophomore outing at Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica on Wednesday July 2. The show grew out o... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Al Jackson
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its... [Read More]