“Next time you should come” Chris Rock on an impromptu all-star lineup at the Comedy Cellar
A couple of weeks ago, a friend told me he’d seen Aziz Ansari drop in at a random comedy show in New York City, and that he’d only performed a short set. What was that about? my friend wondered. My reply: Perhaps Ansari was practicing a bit for the Golden Globes, or even something for [&... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon’s Chris Rock impersonation at the 2017 Golden Globes brings back memories
How were the 2017 Golden Globes for you? Aside from the actual winners (see who won the Golden Globes here), it seems most people kept talking about Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech for her lifetime achievement award, while those who wonder about the humor inherently expected at the Globes foc... [Read More]
Episode #130: 2016 Comedy MVPs with Jason Zinoman of the New York Times
Jason Zinoman is the comedy critic for The New York Times, and has written a new book about David Letterman which will come out April 2017 (pre-order Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night now!). But first, Zinoman joined me once again to close the book on 2016. Who was the Most Valuable ... [Read More]
Episode #130: 2016 Comedy MVPs with Jason Zinoman of the New York Times
Jason Zinoman is the comedy critic for The New York Times, and has written a new book about David Letterman which will come out April 2017 (pre-order Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night now!). But first, Zinoman joined me once again to close the book on 2016. Who was the Most Valuable ... [Read More]
Chris Rock Announces ‘Total Blackout’ 2017 Standup Tour
In addition to landing two standup specials at Netflix, Chris Rock is set to go on tour for the first time in nine years. Yesterday Rock announced the Total Blackout tour, which runs from February through June and makes stops in Denver, New Orleans, Detroit, Austin, Atanta, and more. Check out Rock&... [Read More]
Chris Rock announces “Total Blackout” stand-up comedy tour in 2017
Chris Rock already has signed on the dotted line for two new stand-up comedy specials for Netflix, so it's more than about time for the celebrated stand-up comedian to hit the road in preparation for same. "Total Blackout" is Rock's first full stand-up comedy tour in nine years, as Rock explained in... [Read More]
Chris Rock announces “Total Blackout” stand-up comedy tour in 2017
Chris Rock already has signed on the dotted line for two new stand-up comedy specials for Netflix, so it's more than about time for the celebrated stand-up comedian to hit the road in preparation for same. "Total Blackout" is Rock's first full stand-up comedy tour in nine years, as Rock explained in... [Read More]
Chris Rock announces Total Blackout, first major stand-up tour in nine years
Chris Rock has a plan to hit the road in 2017 and it’s his first major stand-up comedy tour in 9 years. Late afternoon today, Rock took to his Facebook page and released a video statement that in 2017 his tour, dubbed Total Blackout was going to kick off next year. “The Total Blackout to... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle hosted “Saturday Night Live” providing comedy therapy for a long week
It’s been years in the making, but Dave Chappelle finally stepped foot on the stage in Studio 8H to host Saturday Night Live. And of course it came in the most dramatic of fashion, as we’re on the heels of one of the most strenuous Presidential elections, representing a turning point for... [Read More]