This week on TV: “Roadies” finally hits the road
This week on TV gives us a little bit of everything. A new comedy special from Deon Cole, new television shows, and the return of some of our favorites. Let’s break it all down. On Monday, two shows return while another premieres. First up is Odd Mom Out on Bravo. The second season of Bravo&rs... [Read More]
This week on TV: “Roadies” finally hits the road
This week on TV gives us a little bit of everything. A new comedy special from Deon Cole, new television shows, and the return of some of our favorites. Let’s break it all down. On Monday, two shows return while another premieres. First up is Odd Mom Out on Bravo. The second season of Bravo&rs... [Read More]
R.I.P. Gary Hood
Anyone who came through Hyenas, and later Laffs, came to know and love "Hoodie." Gary Hood, a comedy mentor and the booker at Laffs Comedy Caffe in Tucson, has died. He was 66. Born Aug. 18, 1949, Hood's old comedy club bios for him say that he was a former child actor who had two […] [Read More]
Sacha Baron Cohen to Produce and Star in ‘Mandrake the Magician’
Sacha Baron Cohen is adapting a comic strip from 1934 for the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cohen will produce and star in a movie adaptation of the comic strip Mandrake the Magician, and Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder writer, Get Hard co-writer/director) has signed on to direct. Ther... [Read More]
Remembering Dan Mer: The tempest of the Tempe Improv
Dan Mer wanted nothing to do with me at first. What's in a name, anyhow? I moved to Tempe, Ariz., at the end of June 2001, into an apartment only a few blocks from the Tempe Improv and all of Arizona State University. Found out the day I moved in that the following day, July 1, […] [Read More]
Remembering Dan Mer: The tempest of the Tempe Improv
Dan Mer wanted nothing to do with me at first. What's in a name, anyhow? I moved to Tempe, Ariz., at the end of June 2001, into an apartment only a few blocks from the Tempe Improv and all of Arizona State University. Found out the day I moved in that the following day, July 1, […] [Read More]
Aaron Berg delivers “Unscripted Live from the Comedy Inn Miami”
Comedy Records is proud to announce a brand new release from Aaron Berg, Unscripted Live From The Comedy Inn Miami. As the title suggests, the LP was recorded at Miami’s premiere comedy venue, The Comedy Inn and features Berg delivering a full set of unrelenting and unscripted crowd work. Aaro... [Read More]
The 10 highest grossing stand-up films of all time
This Fall, Kevin Hart will be heading back into theaters. But not as an actor, as a stand-up comedian. On October 14th we will be witness to his third concert film titled, Kevin Hart: What Now? This upcoming installment sees Hart perform in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s o... [Read More]
The 10 highest grossing stand-up films of all time
This Fall, Kevin Hart will be heading back into theaters. But not as an actor, as a stand-up comedian. On October 14th we will be witness to his third concert film titled, Kevin Hart: What Now? This upcoming installment sees Hart perform in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s o... [Read More]
Inside the Will Ferrell ‘Reagan’ Script That People Criticized Before They Saw
Earlier today, news broke that Will Ferrell decided to back out of producing and starring in a film about President Ronald Reagan after getting tons of backlash for the project from many critics on the internet including Reagan’s daughter Patti Davis. The project did have a provocative logline... [Read More]