Dave Chappelle And Kevin Hart Ranked As The Highest Paid Comedians For 2015, Forbes Drops List
Every year Forbes magazine gets a hold of 10 names they research as the highest paid comedians. Like previous list, the business magazine has now revealed it’s group of comedians for 2015. Topping the list (below) came Jerry Seinfeld at number one, and following just behind Jerry was none oth... [Read More]
Comedians in cars gettin’ paid! Seinfeld, Kevin Hart and Russell Peters top Forbes list of highest paid comedians of the year
Every year Forbes releases a list of the highest paid entertainers, whether it be sitcom stars, movie stars, or politicians. Just today the magazine released the list of highest paid comedians. From June 2014 – June 2015 the earnings were tallied to determine who the highest stand-up comics ar... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari Among 2015’s Highest Paid Comedians
Forbes released their annual list of the highest paid comedians today, and Jerry Seinfeld — who got some extra cash this year thanks to the big Seinfeld deal at Hulu — topped the list, which is a somewhat interesting mix of TV stars, touring standups, and Vegas performers and very uninte... [Read More]
Forbes figures the 10 highest-paid comedians for June 2014-2015
For all of the talk about Amy Schumer this year, it's worth noting that Schumer joked throughout this summer's Oddball Festival about how little money she made off of her own blockbuster hit movie, Trainwreck. And truth be told, Schumer -- nor any woman -- are to be found on the list Forbes compiled... [Read More]
Episode #23: Gad Elmaleh
Gad Elmaleh already is the most famous comedian in France, where he has millions of Twitter followers and is commonly referred to by people who don't know him as the Jerry Seinfeld of France. And true to form, Gad not only is an observational comedian but also has voiced Seinfeld's character in Bee ... [Read More]
Up for auction: Jerry Seinfeld’s handwritten corrections to his 1989 PR bio
“’I’m a hookless act. I have absolutely no hook. There’s nothing physically odd about me, no screaming or profanity, no props, nothing ethnic, no strange clothes—and my name isn’t catchy either. If I don’t have the jokes, I’m dead’…With an... [Read More]
Off-Broadway review: Colin Quinn, “The New York Story”
A summer heat wave seems almost too perfect a time to experience New York City through Colin Quinn's eyes. You think this is something?! Shoulda been here for the Summer of Sam. Quinn was. Then again, you could pick any season and Quinn would find a way to put it all into perspective as how much thi... [Read More]
Andy Kindler’s State of the Comedy Industry 2015 at Just For Laughs Montreal
With a profile this week in The New York Times, do you think Andy Kindler might mention it in today's State of the Industry address at Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival? Do you think? What do you think. You're here reading this, so you know the answer. "I was profiled in The New York Times ... [Read More]
Andy, did you hear about this one? 5 songs inspired by comedians
There’s an old saying that every comedian wants to be a rock star, and every rock star wants to be a comedian. Comedy and music have always had a close relationship, from shared work hours to the desire to entertain. While comedians from George Carlin to Hannibal Buress have great bits about b... [Read More]
Watch a Sneak Peek of the ‘Comedians in Cars’ Season 6 Finale with Stephen Colbert
Jerry Seinfeld’s Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee airs its season 6 finale this week, and Seinfeld saved a very special guest for last: Stephen T. Colbert. The full episode is available on Crackle this Wednesday at 11:30pm, and if you’re sad to see the end of another C... [Read More]