[Sponsored] Check out Comedy Dynamics on Hulu
Sponsored Post: You can go to hundreds or even thousands of places to find a comedian with a Jack Nicholson impersonation. But how many places can you go to find a comedian with a routine about actually crop-dusting Nicholson? One. That'd be Hulu.com, and specifically the Comedy Dynamics page. Comed... [Read More]
 
Laurie Kilmartin is taping a new special ’45 Jokes About My Dead Dad’ October 17-18 in LA
Comedian and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin announced today via Twitter that she will be taping a new comedy special this fall. Entitled ’45 Jokes About My Dead Dad,’ Kilmartin will be taping a unique, short special on October 17th and 18th at the Lyric Theater in Los Angeles. Here’... [Read More]
 
What's So Special About 'The Richard Pryor Special'?
by Abby Denton There's a famous story about The Richard Pryor Show — as Richard Pryor's star was rising in Hollywood in the 1970s, NBC commissioned the man to make a 10-episode sketch program to be broadcast in prime time. Family-friendly viewing not being Pryor's first priority, he clash... [Read More]
 
Write What You Know, by Jesse Porter
by Brian Boone, Editor A 41-year-old customer care specialist from Des Moines falls in love with his free-spirited, unpredictable new co-worker, Amanda. She's smart, she's spunky, she's a single mom — and she might just be the girl of his dreams. Now, in order to win her heart, he'll need to o... [Read More]
 
Jerrod Carmichael’s “Love At The Store” HBO special premieres October 4th, watch a teaser
Jerrod Carmichael’s first HBO special was directed by Spike Lee. We learned this news earlier this year that not only was HBO would be investing in the young comedian, but the acclaimed director would be as well. This weekend after the debut of Katt Williams’ stand-up special Priceless&h... [Read More]
 
Jerrod Carmichael's HBO Special 'Love at The Store' Premieres on October 4th
by Megh Wright Back in April it was announced that Jerrod Carmichael was getting his very first standup special on HBO directed by Spike Lee, and today the network dropped the first teaser and October 4 premiere date for it, called Love at the Store. In addition to the HBO special, Carmichael is als... [Read More]
 
Netflix announces dates for new stand-up specials from Chelsea Peretti, Bill Burr, Bill Cosby, Chelsea Handler, and Jim Jefferies
Netflix will be launching five new stand-up specials this year to add to their library. Starting August 28th and rolling on through December, the online streaming provider will exclusively premiere new hour specials from Chelsea Peretti, Bill Burr, Chelsea Handler, Bill Cosby, and Jim Jefferies. Fir... [Read More]
 
Hampton Yount is recording an album on August 15th in LA
Again, this summer has been full of album recordings. Before the season ends, LA comedian Hampton Yount will be recording a new album at the NerdMelt Showroom. Via ASpecialThing records, the album, entitled Bearable, will be Yount’s second album after his first, Unbearable,which is available f... [Read More]
 
Gary Gulman has officially performed on every late night show; announces tour and new special
In an exclusive interview with The Village Voice, comedian Gary Gulman reveals a late night milestone: having performed on every current late-night talk show. With Gulman’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers in the spring, he has hit all seven late night shows: The Tonight Show, The Lat... [Read More]
 
Robert Kelly’s “Live At The Village Underground” was accepted at The Rhode Island International Film Festival
A few weeks back we had the pleasure of attending the taping of Robert Kelly’s new stand-up special recording live at NYC’s Comedy Cellar at the Village Underground which, as luck would have it, is also the name of the special. Today news broke that that Kelly’s special has been ac... [Read More]