Katt Williams Wants to Start a Conversation
Katt Williams views his live show as a conversation between himself and a room full of his friends, friends he’s made by touring the country and returning to cities again and again. In his new special Great America, which just dropped on Netflix, he opens with a masterful display of his partic... [Read More]
Katt Williams’ “Great America” comedy special coming to Netflix
Katt Williams is set to release his first stand-up comedy special for Netflix on January 12th. It’s the first Netflix… MORE Katt Williams’ “Great America” comedy special coming to Netflix appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Reliving “The Great American Dream Machine,” on PBS from 1971-1972, and now on DVD
Four years before Saturday Night Live, and three years before Monty Python's Flying Circus would land on this side of the pond, New York City's public television station Thirteen put a spotlight on great young comedians and actors who'd become ready for primetime soon enough. A pastiche of patriotic... [Read More]
Nick Offerman Is Writing a Second Book, Called 'Great Americans'
by Bradford Evans Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman has signed a deal to write a second book, EW reports. Called Great Americans, the book will "highlight approximately twenty-five figures from U.S. history that Offerman considers his personal pantheon of 'Great Americans" — which range ... [Read More]
Great American Comedy Festival to Launch Preliminary Competitions
The Great American Comedy Festival will kick off a series of preliminary amateur comedian competitions Saturday, January 29 at Divots in Norfolk at 8pm hosted by 2008 GACF champion Deacon Gray. Additional preliminary comedy competitions are as schedu... [Read More]
Ed Asner to be honored at third annual Great American Comedy Festival in Nebraska
Johnny Carson's hometown of Norfolk, Neb., is playing host this weekend to the third annual Great American Comedy Festival, where Ed Asner will be honored on Saturday with a "Comedy Legend" award. [Read More]
Seattle's Kermet Apio wins Carson comedy festival in Nebraska
A Seattle man won the standup competition at this year's Great American Comedy Festival in Norfolk. Kermet Apio claimed the $5,000 top prize after the judges decided they liked his act best. Apio joked about his Hawaiian heritage, his unique name and fatherhood during his winning performance. [Read More]
Reno Collier to travel Route 66 as host of NBC'S 'Great American Road Trip' | TheFutonCritic
NBC announced that comedian Reno Collier will host "Great American Road Trip" -- the series, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, where seven families from divergent backgrounds go on the journey of a lifetime (premiering Tuesday, July 7 (8-9 p.m. PT). Collier will guide viewers and the participating families on an eight-episode journey along America's legendary Route 66. Traveling through cities and towns large and small, the seven families, whose hometowns range from Montclair, California to... [Read More]
Comedians Set to Compete at Great American Comedy Festival | STAGE TIME Magazine
Twenty-four stand-up comedians who will be competing for the top prize at this summer's Great American Comedy Festival have been selected after auditions in 10 cities across the nation. "These are some of the brightest, most intelligent and creative minds in the industry," said Eddie Brill, the executive producer of the festival and the talent coordinator for the Late Night with David Letterman show. [Read More]