Watch Ted Alexandro’s police brutality bit from Comedy Cellar
Despite our culture of pundit-flooded 24-hour cable news networks, it sometimes often times takes a skilled comedian to effectively broach a sensitive societal issue (See: Jon Stewart, Russell Brand, Larry Wilmore, Stephen Colbert…you get the point). Enter: Ted Alexandro– activist, life... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things
The Louis C.K. train does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. FX CEO John Landgraf announced on Sunday that FX bought the television rights to the comedian’s new stand-up special Louis C.K. Live From the Comedy Store. However, in perfect Louis C.K. style, the special will first be ava... [Read More]
 
Comedian Dylan Avila returns to stage after suffering skull fractures in brutal attack (Photos)
Dylan Avila, the comedian who sustained multiple skull fractures after being brutally beaten with a baseball bat while on stage, will make his return to performing on Jan. 17 at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, where he’ll open for Craig Gass. Avila was extremely lucky to make it out of the att... [Read More]
 
Woody Allen’s Amazon deal: Will child molestation allegations hurt the series?
Amazon Studios is taking a chance giving Woody Allen his first-ever TV series (kind of a TV series; it’ll be on the Internet). It’s not a risky move creatively. Woody Allen has been one of the greatest comedy film writer-directors for decades with memorable movies like Annie Hall and Ma... [Read More]
 
Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)
In a Christian Post Op-Ed published on Jan. 8, panic-driven “cultural commentator” Larry Tomczak exclaims, “The indoctrination and propaganda coming from those advocating a gay lifestyle in our country, classrooms and culture are increasing,” before adding, “All of us n... [Read More]
 
Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)
In a Christian Post Op-Ed published on Jan. 8, panic-driven “cultural commentator” Larry Tomczak exclaims, “The indoctrination and propaganda coming from those advocating a gay lifestyle in our country, classrooms and culture are increasing,” before adding, “All of us n... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central renews Broad City, season 2 premieres tonight! (Video)
It seems like networks don’t need to see ratings anymore to break big renewal news. Comedy Central has picked up a third season of Broad City on the day of its season premiere. Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson return for season 2 of their realistic comedy series about two twenty something women ... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central renews Broad City, season 2 premieres tonight! (Video)
It seems like networks don’t need to see ratings anymore to break big renewal news. Comedy Central has picked up a third season of Broad City on the day of its season premiere. Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson return for season 2 of their realistic comedy series about two twenty something women ... [Read More]
 
Go ahead and mock Staten Island Jon Stewart, this native Staten Islander approves
Staten Island is often a joke that needs not a punchline. Forever known by the world as being the literal dump that breeds bright orange, fist pumping Guidos, The Forgotten Borough has more recently been at the center of darker and more serious attention. Bipartisan separation has been at an all-tim... [Read More]
 
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The Comedians Call It: 22 Great Comics Tell Us Who Will Be the Next Big Thing
We wanted to know who is going to be the big ticket next year and so we went to the people who know best- their closest friends and competitors, other stand up comics. [Read More]