Season 3 of W. Kamau Bell’s CNN Series ‘United Shades of America’ Premieres This Weekend
W. Kamau Bell returns to CNN this weekend with a brand new season of his Emmy-winning series United Shades of America, and the network released a promo to give you a sense of what issues Bell tackles in the new batch of episodes. Here’s more info about what Bell will explore in ... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2017
Do you like volumes of comic essays that you’ll end up reading entirely in one sitting? How about amusingly embarrassing memoirs, unpredictably silly novels, or behind-the-scenes accounts of classic comedy movies? Are you at all interested in comic strips, hipster-mocking, the diaries of a gen... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell, Samantha Bee and James Corden take home Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Saturday Night Live was the biggest show winner last weekend during the “creative arts” portion of the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress nods for both Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy for their guest appearances last season, but W. Kamau Bell, S... [Read More]
2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival includes all-star shows, preview of National Comedy Center’s George Carlin Archives
This year’s edition of the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, traditionally held the week following Montreal’s Just For Laughs in upstate New York, will feature a week of performances and panels, “Comedy and the Human Condition,” which partners the new National Comedy Center ... [Read More]
CNN Renews W. Kamau Bell’s ‘United Shades of America’
W. Kamau Bell’s CNN show just got another season. CNN announced today that it’s officially renewed Bell’s docu-series United Shades of America for a third season. Season 2 of the show premiered last month is currently airing Sunday nights on CNN. For more on United Shades, check ou... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell confirms that being Dave Chappelle’s opener is a tough gig
Comedian and host of CNN’s United Shades of America, W. Kamau Bell, stopped by The Tonight Show to hype his new book, The Awkward Thoughts… MORE W. Kamau Bell confirms that being Dave Chappelle’s opener is a tough gig appeared first on The Laugh Butto... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell Has Learned to Be Comfortably Uncomfortable
Kamau Bell has spent a lifetime trying to figure out how he fits into the big picture of things. His new book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6′ 4″, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and St... [Read More]