Comedy On Comics: Silicon Valley’s Tim Chiou Would Make An Excellent ‘Sunfire’
This question has been asked increasingly more in the past decade or so, but where is the Asian representation in our cinema? I don’t even want to get into white-washing, let’s just focus on the fact that with the exception of The Wolverine’s shoddy attempt at Silver Samurai, they&... [Read More]
Comedy On Comics: Silicon Valley’s Tim Chiou Would Make An Excellent ‘Sunfire’
This question has been asked increasingly more in the past decade or so, but where is the Asian representation in our cinema? I don’t even want to get into white-washing, let’s just focus on the fact that with the exception of The Wolverine’s shoddy attempt at Silver Samurai, they&... [Read More]
Toward A More Perfect Comedian Union
If you had told me 10 years ago, when I launched The Comic’s Comic from a hotel room in Las Vegas during the HBO Comedy Festival, that I’d be writing about sex offenders and Russian agents today, would I still be here? Before you attempt to answer that rhetorical, let me let you know wha... [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]
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]
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]
Steve Harvey And Ellen Degeneres Land On Forbes 2017 Highest Paid Talk Show Host List
Who knew talking could pay your bills? Well this week, FORBES reminded us all that some of the wealthiest entertainers are talk show host. Steve Harvey and Ellen Degeneres represented for comedians on the 2017 list of highest paid talk show host. Dr. Phil took the top spot with $79 Million for ... [Read More]
5 Things To Know Before You Spend Your Money On A Comedy Class
When people ask me how I started doing comedy I always tell the story about how one of my best friends wants to write a comedic movie and decided the best thing to do would be to take a comedy writing class. My initial reaction was, ‘yo, that’s a great idea’ and told him I&rsq... [Read More]
5 Things To Know Before You Spend Your Money On A Comedy Class
When people ask me how I started doing comedy I always tell the story about how one of my best friends wants to write a comedic movie and decided the best thing to do would be to take a comedy writing class. My initial reaction was, ‘yo, that’s a great idea’ and told him I&rsq... [Read More]