Charlie Murphy, Chappelle's Show star, dies aged 57
Brother of Eddie Murphy, who turned his encounters with Hollywood’s great and good into much-loved TV skits, has diedCharlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comic performer who turned his encounters with Rick James and Prince into standout sketches on Chappelle’s Show, ha... [Read More]
All standups have angles. But my jokes about being Asian just seem to upset @BritFIrstPete7
Often people just Asian assume Asian that Asian everything you Asian talk about Asian is just the Asian fact that you’re AsianIt has become a rule that if I ever make any sort of joke about my race on TV, I can pretty much guarantee that I will receive a series of tweets along the lines o... [Read More]
Optimism v pessimism in 2017: the comedian and the psychologist debate
Liam Williams quit standup fearing his pessimism about the state of the planet was making audiences worryingly apathetic. But is a sunny outlook really any healthier? We sat him down for a session with psychotherapist Philippa PerryMore uplifting culture for 2017One day last year, Liam Williams lock... [Read More]
Kevin Meaney, standup and 'comic's comic', dies at age of 60
Star of 1990s CBS series Uncle Buck dies at home in New YorkJudd Apatow: ‘Kevin was as funny as they get and the nicest man’Kevin Meaney, a “comic’s comic” who worked the standup circuit, was a staple on late-night TV and starred in the short-lived 1990s CBS series Uncl... [Read More]
Kevin Meaney, standup and 'comic's comic', dies at age of 60
Star of 1990s CBS series Uncle Buck dies at home in New YorkJudd Apatow: ‘Kevin was as funny as they get and the nicest man’Kevin Meaney, a “comic’s comic” who worked the standup circuit, was a staple on late-night TV and starred in the short-lived 1990s CBS series Uncl... [Read More]
Amy Schumer pens open letter to fans who left Florida show after Trump jokes
The comedian said ‘I’m sorry you didn’t want me … to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now’ in response to those who booed and left her Tampa show after she called Trump a ‘monster’Amy Schumer has written an open letter to fans who wal... [Read More]
Amy Schumer pens open letter to fans who left Florida show after Trump jokes
The comedian said ‘I’m sorry you didn’t want me … to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now’ in response to those who booed and left her Tampa show after she called Trump a ‘monster’Amy Schumer has written an open letter to fans who wal... [Read More]
Amy Schumer pens open letter to fans who left Florida show after Trump jokes
The comedian said ‘I’m sorry you didn’t want me … to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now’ in response to those who booed and left her Tampa show after she called Trump a ‘monster’Amy Schumer has written an open letter to fans who wal... [Read More]
Amy Schumer pens open letter to fans who left Florida show after Trump jokes
The comedian said ‘I’m sorry you didn’t want me … to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now’ in response to those who booed and left her Tampa show after she called Trump a ‘monster’Amy Schumer has written an open letter to fans who wal... [Read More]
Amy Schumer pens open letter to fans who left Florida show after Trump jokes
The comedian said ‘I’m sorry you didn’t want me … to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now’ in response to those who booed and left her Tampa show after she called Trump a ‘monster’Amy Schumer has written an open letter to fans who wal... [Read More]