Dave Chappelle addresses the students of Allen University, where his great-grandfather served as president
Dave Chappelle noted the irony of speaking to students recently at Allen University, a historically black college in South Carolina where his great-grandfather Bishop William David Chappelle had served as president (and whose name adorns the administration building and auditorium where he spoke... [Read More]
David Alan Grier Has Created a “Massa Class” For Black Actors
Recently on A&E’s Black And White — a talk show that explores racial politics through a no-holds-barred comedic lens — “legendary actor and living African American” David Alan Grier was asked: “Do you feel like it’s gotten harder or easier over time for ... [Read More]
David Alan Grier Has Created a “Massa Class” For Black Actors
Recently on A&E’s Black And White — a talk show that explores racial politics through a no-holds-barred comedic lens — “legendary actor and living African American” David Alan Grier was asked: “Do you feel like it’s gotten harder or easier over time for ... [Read More]
Comics Unleashed host Byron Allen calls President Obama ‘white president in black face’ (Video)
Comics Unleashed producer Byron Allen is not pleased with President Obama. Speaking with TMZ, the former stand-up comedian Allen called Barack Obama “a white president in black face.” The comments came after President Obama referred to the protesters in Baltimore as “thugs”. ... [Read More]
Coming To The Stage gets renewed for seasons 2 and 3
It’s been about 24 hours since the new stand-up series, Coming To The Stage premiered, but in that brief time we’ve already learned that the show has been picked up for two more seasons. Comedy Dynamics made the announcement last night at the premiere party for the show and the details w... [Read More]
Is “Conan” the only stand-up TV credit that matters most now?
There are so many places to see stand-up comedy on TV and online during this digital comedy boom, that it certainly has become difficult to know what credits even matter any longer. As Grant Pardee notes in a piece today for Paste Magazine: "It was funny to see Madonna perform stand-up on The Tonigh... [Read More]
Comedy Dynamics launches new stand-up comedy series, “Coming To The Stage”
Dan Levy hosts the first ever original series from Comedy Dynamics showcasing a new generation of comics to watch. Coming to the Stage is a weekly series that will be launching May 6th. It’s all about new faces, new stages, and new comedians. The six episode series launches on all Comedy ... [Read More]