CollegeHumor launches subscription streaming service: DROPOUT
Old-school online comedy giant CollegeHumor is getting into the newer-school game of subscription streaming services. They just announced the launch of DROPOUT, its own ad-free, mixed-media subscription service. The cost? Free trials, of course; then $3.99 per month for the first three mon... [Read More]
CollegeHumor launches subscription streaming service: DROPOUT
Old-school online comedy giant CollegeHumor is getting into the newer-school game of subscription streaming services. They just announced the launch of DROPOUT, its own ad-free, mixed-media subscription service. The cost? Free trials, of course; then $3.99 per month for the first three mon... [Read More]
R.I.P. Neil Simon, Broadway’s King of Comedy
Neil Simon may not have been the funniest guy in the writers room, but he certainly was the most prolific, if not also the most successful of the all-stars from Your Show of Yours in terms of churning out hit scripts. Simon died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 91. His publicist, Bill ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Roger Behr (1948-2018)
Do you suppose Roger Behr is making them laugh in Judgment City right now? Behr, one half of the popular comedy musical duo Roger and Roger in the 1970s and ’80s, and who played a stand-up comedian in the 1991 Albert Brooks film, Defending Your Life, died on Monday. He was 70. Born Jan. 14, [&... [Read More]
R.I.P. Marva L. Moncrieffe aka Simply Marvalous
Whether you spelled it marvalous or marvelous, Marva L. Moncrieffe was simply funny. The comedian known as Simply Marvalous died Wednesday in hospice care in Baton Rouge, La. Moncrieffe was 64. She had her own HBO half-hour comedy special in 1994, and followed that up with appearances on Def Comedy ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Poppi Kramer
To most Americans, Poppi Kramer was the first person to win big by losing weight big-time on NBC’s The Biggest Loser. To New York City comedians, Kramer was a godsend. Particularly for everyone from open mic’ers to the LGBTQ community, and everyone in between. Kramer died Friday. She was... [Read More]
R.I.P. Sean Rouse (1975-2018)
Sean Rouse, a darkly funny comedian favored by the likes of Doug Stanhope, Jim Norton and Dave Attell, has died. Rouse suffered a stroke followed by a heart attack, and did not recover. Rouse was only 43. https://twitter.com/DougStanhope/status/1013151198147301376 Rouse grew up in Katy, Texas, ... [Read More]
Eurydice Dixon, 22-year-old Melbourne comedian, murdered on walk home from gig
Eurydice Dixon was just another young aspiring comedian walking home from a gig last week when she was tragically murdered. A 19-year-old man was arrested the following day with her rape and murder on a Melbourne soccer pitch last Tuesday night. Her last text to a friend, heartbreakingly ironic: &ld... [Read More]
R.I.P. Sadiki Fuller
Sadiki Fuller, a stand-up comedian from Houston who got his start in comedy in San Francisco, has died unexpectedly. He was found in his bed Saturday morning. Fuller started doing comedy in 1999. In his even younger days, Sadiki worked as a professional mascot for the Golden State Warriors. Off the ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Sadiki Fuller
Sadiki Fuller, a stand-up comedian from Houston who got his start in comedy in San Francisco, has died unexpectedly. He was found in his bed Saturday morning. Fuller started doing comedy in 1999. In his even younger days, Sadiki worked as a professional mascot for the Golden State Warriors. Off the ... [Read More]