Open Mike Eagle on His Latest Album and Upcoming Comedy Central Show ‘The New Negroes’
Open Mike Eagle wants to expand the world’s concept of blackness. As a rapper who has earned critical and cult accolades with his self-described Art Rap, he’s mastered the craft of not fitting into any pre-established outlines of what a hip-hop artist “should” be. His newest ... [Read More]
Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest special
In case you missed it, here’s a little bit of what went down at Comedy Central’s first-ever Colossal Clusterfest festival in San Francisco over the weekend. Courtesy of a 90-minute TV special on Comedy Central, hosted by Chris Hardwick, with highlights from network programming like Broad... [Read More]
Comedy Central orders new series, The New Negroes, Taskmaster, and Corporate for 2017
Comedy Central’s new development slate for 2017-2018 includes three new series orders, with a game show hosted by Reggie Watts, an adaptation of live show The New Negroes starring Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle, and a new scripted series called Corporate. These new series, combined with the ... [Read More]
Your guide to the 2016 New York Comedy Festival
Everybody loves a comedy festival. And in this year of 2016, it doesn't just feel as though every city has its own comedy festival, because not only do they, but oftentimes, several cities have recruited all-star comedy lineups to their region on the same weekend. And New York City can feel like a c... [Read More]
Your guide to the 2016 New York Comedy Festival
Everybody loves a comedy festival. And in this year of 2016, it doesn't just feel as though every city has its own comedy festival, because not only do they, but oftentimes, several cities have recruited all-star comedy lineups to their region on the same weekend. And New York City can feel like a c... [Read More]
Watch a Music Video Hannibal Buress Made with Open Mike Eagle
by Bradford Evans Here's a music video for the song "Doug Stamper" from comedian Open Mike Eagle that heavily features comedian Hannibal Buress. Buress bookends the video, opening it up co-hosting "The Advice Show" with Eagle in a comedy segment that kicks things off and closing it out by rapping a... [Read More]