First impressions: New Faces of Comedy at Just For Laughs Montreal 2017
First things first: The best performances from Wednesday night’s debut New Faces showcases in Montreal came from Taylor Tomlinson, Martin Urbano, Preacher Lawson, Sam Jay and James Austin Johnson. Secondly: The early showcase Wednesday (Group 1) was otherwise solid from top to bottom, des... [Read More]
Funny or Die launches Jokes For Votes tour to register Californians before 2016 Election Day
Funny or Die has assembled a star collection of stand-up comedians to barnstorm up and down California over the next month to encourage residents to register to vote in time for Election Day 2016. It's called Jokes For Votes, and the tour, which kicked off Thursday night, includes a rotating li... [Read More]
Funny or Die launches Jokes For Votes tour to register Californians before 2016 Election Day
Funny or Die has assembled a star collection of stand-up comedians to barnstorm up and down California over the next month to encourage residents to register to vote in time for Election Day 2016. It's called Jokes For Votes, and the tour, which kicked off Thursday night, includes a rotating li... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 9: The Showdowns, from Top 10 to Top 5
Why was 6 afraid of 7? You know the joke: Because 7 8 9! Say it aloud. Spell it if you have to. But here we are, in episode seven of a short-order of eight episodes for season nine of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and we're cutting the field of stand-up comedian contestants from 10 […] [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 9: Semifinals (Part One)
We've reached the semifinal stages of Last Comic Standing, which means we have only a couple of hours to get the field of stand-up comedians narrowed down from 41 to our 10 finalists for Season 9. Actually, we only have this hour to cut 15 from 20 to make up the first five finalists for […] [Read More]