Comedy Central is doing a Roast Battle UK, with Jimmy Carr hosting
Jimmy Carr won the inaugural “Roast Masters Invitational” tournament at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival in 2015 that helped Jeff Ross land a Comedy Central series deal for Roast Battle. So it’s fitting that Carr will host the UK adaptation of Roast Battle UK for Comedy Ce... [Read More]
Jeff Ross Presents Stand-Up on the Spot with Jeremiah Watkins, Live at Just For Laughs
“Have you ever seen a saxophone opening a stand up comedy set? I don’t think so. Anything can happen on Stand Up on the Spot!” Jeremiah Watkins, the host of Jeff Ross Presents Stand-Up On the Spot, made his entrance Tuesday night playing the sax while his sidekick, Avery Pearson, t... [Read More]
Jimmy Carr's 'greatest hits': 15 years of thuggish jokes and tawdry stereotypes
In a long-running tour, the supercilious standup brings back old gags, leaving a bad smell – and a loveless worldview – in his wake‘I’m jealous of bands,” Jimmy Carr told the NME when his current tour was conceived, 18 months ago. “You go and see a band, and they ... [Read More]
Jimmy Carr's 'greatest hits': 15 years of thuggish jokes and tawdry stereotypes
In a long-running tour, the supercilious standup brings back old gags, leaving a bad smell – and a loveless worldview – in his wake‘I’m jealous of bands,” Jimmy Carr told the NME when his current tour was conceived, 18 months ago. “You go and see a band, and they ... [Read More]
The Comedian's Comedian: the podcast that gets inside funny people's heads
Part podcast, part therapy session, The Comedian’s Comedian offers a peek into the inner life of standups. Meet its creator, Stuart Goldsmith“I basically find a comedian, find out how they write their jokes, find out if they’re depressed – if they’re not, tell them they... [Read More]
Ann Coulter responds to Comedy Central Roast attacks
“I’d like to welcome everyone to the Ann Coulter roast with Rob Lowe,” conservative pundit Ann Coulter deadpanned in her opening remarks at the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe Saturday. It was a fitting depiction of a night initially billed to set fire to actor Rob Lowe, but ... [Read More]
Ann Coulter responds to Comedy Central Roast attacks
“I’d like to welcome everyone to the Ann Coulter roast with Rob Lowe,” conservative pundit Ann Coulter deadpanned in her opening remarks at the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe Saturday. It was a fitting depiction of a night initially billed to set fire to actor Rob Lowe, but ... [Read More]
Your first look at the “Roast of Rob Lowe”
So the Roast of Rob Lowe has officially been taped and early indications are that it really ended up being the Roast of Ann Coulter and Rob Lowe happened to be there. When we were at Noah Gardenswartz’ album release party in New York City, Nikki Glaser dropped in for a quick set. She ran [&hel... [Read More]
WATCH: Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe with Jewel, Peyton Manning destroying Ann Coulter #LoweRoast
Comedy Central’s Roast of Rob Lowe #LoweRoast will air 10 pm ET on Sept. 5—a perfect way to celebrate Labor Day. If you’ve been paying attention online you already know it seems Ann Coulter, who was part of the dais, was verbally abused more than Rob Lowe. Part of the proof is in t... [Read More]