Date and lineup announced for 2018 Patrice Oneal comedy benefit
Bill Burr has announced the lineup for the 6th annual Patrice Oneal Comedy Benefit, to be held Feb. 20, 2018, at New York City Center. Tickets are on sale now for $75 (the show always sells out). Here’s the synopsis with the 2018 lineup: On November 29, 2011 one of the greatest stand up comics... [Read More]
Episode #132: Colin Quinn
Colin Quinn is the godfather of contemporary New York city comedy in more ways than one. After his first TV break as the sidekick on the 1980s MTV game show, Remote Control, Quinn helped usher other comedians onto TV as host of Caroline’s Comedy Hour on A&E, then a generation later as host... [Read More]
Episode #98: Big Jay Oakerson
Jay Oakerson’s first TV credit was on BET. Big Jay started stand-up comedy in all-black rooms in Philadelphia, and now he’s playing to everyone while often relying on his sharp wit to riff with the crowds in the moment. He hosts an all-crowd-work series Big Jay Oakerson’s What&rsqu... [Read More]
How Patrice Oneal got one stand-up to hold the Sauce and drop his onstage nickname
Patrice Oneal died five years ago today, on Nov. 29, 2011. There are many of his famous peers who knew and adored him, and not only have shared their stories about him but also continue to celebrate Oneal and help his family financially with an annual benefit. Next year's show, recently announced, 4... [Read More]
Patrice O’neal’s Upcoming ‘The Lost Files’ Originally Intended To Be His First Comedy Album
Last month we found out that a new comedy album was being put together for the late Patrice O’neal. As the now revealed December 4th release date approaches, more details on the project have now been shared. Widow of Patrice, Von Decarlo recently gave more insight on the new album in a b... [Read More]
Wife Of Patrice O’neal Writes Open Letter Defending Amy Schumer
Yesterday definitely started off interesting when the internet began buzzing that rising comedy star Amy Schumer looked to have taken a bit from the late Patrice O’neal. Fuel to the accusations came heavily after a video of an old performance of O’neals ran in comparison to Schumer&rsqu... [Read More]
Amy Schumer Denies Stealing Patrice O’Neal Jokes: “I Have Never Seen That Patrice Bit”
Oh Mondays. Following our story on Amy Schumer being accused of stealing material from the late Patrice O’neal, Amy has put out a brief response. While on Twitter, it looks that she caught wind of the accusations and simply went on to suggest she’s never seen those particular O’ne... [Read More]
Review: Amy Schumer, Live at the Apollo (HBO)
It may feel like 2015 is Amy Schumer’s year, and we’re all just living in it. But Schumer is living in it, too. It's been such a whirlwind for her, you could set it to Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start The Fire" (and mash it up with a dash of REM's "It's The End of […] [Read More]
Amy Schumer Called Out For Stealing Patrice O’neal Jokes, Video Surfaces
Patrice O’neal jokes are no stranger to being borrowed from time to time, especially since his passing in 2011. Following the recent premiere of her newest comedy special, Amy Schumer has now been accused of stealing material from Patrice. Towards the ending of Amy Schumer Live At The Appollo... [Read More]
New Patrice O’neal Comedy Album In The Works, The Lost Files
Despite his passing in 2011, Patrice Oneal’s act has yet to be over. With fans patiently awaiting Oneal’s first ever documentary, we have now discovered that a new comedy album is being worked on. Von Decarlo (wife of O’neal) teased news earlier that the comedy great will be relea... [Read More]