Here are your comedians recording half-hour specials for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… in 2017
Remember when seemingly every comedian who ever called him or herself a comedian taped half-hour submissions earlier over the winter? They started finding out from Comedy Central last week, and here’s the full list of stand-ups recording what’s now being called Comedy Central Stand-Up Pr... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster Developing ‘Birthright’ Comedy at Fox
Standup Joel Kim Booster (Problematic, Billy on the Street) is working on a new show at Fox based on his own life. According to Deadline, the network has put into development a single-cam comedy written by and starring Booster that follows “a child born in South Korea before being adopted... [Read More]
Comedians go through “7 Minutes In Purgatory” in Comedy Central series
What happens when you deny stand-up comedians the benefit of laughter? Ian Abramson, host of 7 Minutes in Purgatory since 2014, finds out when he puts comics alone in the back of a truck to do their act while the audience watches from a different room. The series has now come to Comedy Central. So [... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster on Conan, “I knew I was gay before I was Asian”
Joel Kim Booster was raised in the Midwest, which has all the racial hatred and violence of the deep South, but no sweet tea. Check out his debut on Conan. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Booster was adopted at a young age and moved to the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Both homeschooled and evangelical,... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster Talks Growing Up in the Midwest on ‘Conan’
Here’s a clip from Joel Kim Booster‘s appearance on last night’s Conan, where he did a fantastic standup set about his parents adopting him from “the GrubHub of babies,” growing up in the Midwest, and why it’s just as racist as the South (just with no sweet tea). ... [Read More]