11 possible successors to David Letterman’s late night throne
It’s been less than 24 hours since David Letterman announced his retirement from late night television. While it’s an iconic moment from a true television icon and we should respect that, it’s at the same time the perfect chance to think who could potentially replace his seat. The ... [Read More]
The Year in Comedy, 2013: Most Popular Comedy News Posts
Happy 2014, everybody! Before we plunge forward into the new year, let's take a look back at what caught the fancy of comedy fans over the past year. Here were the 10 most popular posts of 2013 on The Comic's Comic, and what they said and still say about us. 10. T.J. Miller and Eric Andre went wild... [Read More]
Royale Watkins Revamps Mixtape Comedy Show, Preps for TV Special, Tour
Royale Watkins, co-founder of the Mixtape Comedy Show at the legendary Gotham Comedy Club, a show which has featured comedy stars such as Chris Rock and Amy Schumer, now takes the mic as the solo host. He’s overhauled the original show format to supplement the comics with a classy, talented ba... [Read More]
Chris Rock Talks Dave Chappelle, Arsenio, and How Unknown Black Guys Don't Get Shows on 'Totally Biased'
by Bradford Evans FXX's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell recently transitioned to four nights a week, and here's Bell's interview with Chris Rock, who executive produces the show, last night. It's basically Chris Rock doing standup about The Butler, Arsenio, networks not giving unknown black comed... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan, Jim Gaffigan, and Chris Rock Will Be 'Totally Biased's First Guests for Its Nightly Run on FXX
by Bradford Evans FX's late night talk show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell is set to move to its new sister channel FXX, where it'll be airing four nights a week instead of one, on Wednesday, September 4th, and the show is pulling out a bunch of big name guests for the first string of nightly epi... [Read More]
The Collected Wisdom of Chris Rock
by Arielle Gordon and Nick Pearl Writer. Director. Movie star. Broadway actor. Voice actor. He appeared on both Saturday Night Live and In Living Color. He created a hit sitcom. He used to host a late-night show, for which he won an Emmy, and he's currently producing a new one. For over 25 years, he... [Read More]
Kurt Braunohler
The title of Kurt Braunohler’s debut album, How Do I Land?, comes from the hilarious and absurd stunt he pulled off this past March, for which he launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $4,000 so he could enlist a pilot to skywrite “HOW DO I LAND?” across the Los Angeles sky. As B... [Read More]
New accusations of Kain Carter stealing jokes from Patrice O’Neal and other comedians including Kevin Hart, Katt Williams, and Chris Rock
It’s been a week or so since the world of Youtube personality Kain Carter got blown to sh*t with accusations of stealing Patrice O’Neal jokes but the story doesn’t seem to end there as more evidence has come out showing that Patrice O’Neal might have just been one of the come... [Read More]
The Hot Streaks of Chris Rock
Welcome to Hot Streaks. A look at the times when comedians at the height of their power. Comedy comes in waves, and with it comedians ride the success of public adoration and creativeness. During these times (usually around 5 years), comedians are putting out some of their most successful projects. ... [Read More]
Don’t call it a comeback? Famous comedians and stand-up legends coming back on tour
Is 2013 the year that every famous comedian decided to get back into stand-up, or does it just seem that way? There's definitely something in the water enticing them all to wade back into the scene. Just in the past couple of weeks, we've heard word of the first stand-up tours in several years from ... [Read More]