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  • Marc Maron adds dates to The Too Real Tour

    Marc Maron adds dates to The Too Real Tour

    Marc Maron's Too Real Tour has been one of the most hilarious comedy road trips of 2016. Even more fans are now in luck as the comedian has revealed a string of new dates that will keep him finding the funny in everything from politics, to pets to relationships well into the spring of 2017. “There...
  • Watch: Maria Bamford performs for nobody in '7 Minutes in Purgatory'

    Watch: Maria Bamford performs for nobody in '7 Minutes in Purgatory'

    The roar of laughter and the thrill of a raucous applause break are two of the sounds that fuel comedians to keep baring their souls on the stand-up stage, so what happens when top comedians perform in a completely empty theater? That's exactly what Ian Abramson intends to find out with the second...
  • Ali Wong & Patton Oswalt top Moontower Comedy Festival lineup

    Ali Wong & Patton Oswalt top Moontower Comedy Festival lineup

    For the sixth annual Moontower Comedy Festival, which takes place April 19-22, festival organizers have recruited a collection of hilarious comedians and live podcasts for its initial lineup announcement. Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, Colin Quinn and many more will be heading down to Austin this spring...
  • Watch: Nintendo mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto jams with The Roots and Jimmy Fallon geeks out playing Nintendo

    Watch: Nintendo mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto jams with The Roots and Jimmy Fallon geeks out playing Nintendo

    NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" got its game on recently with Nintendo guru Shigeru Miyamoto sitting in with the show's house band The Roots, and host Jimmy Fallon getting to debut the upcoming Nintendo Switch console - much to his extreme delight. Miyamoto has been with Nintendo...
  • Will Ferrell to star as aging professional eSports gamer in upcoming film

    Will Ferrell to star as aging professional eSports gamer in upcoming film

    Will Ferrell has lampooned a lot of professions over his comedy career and now he's setting his sights on the world of eSports. According to Variety, Ferrell is developing a feature film project in which he'll play an older member of an eSports team fighting to remain competitive with the much...
  • Review: Godfrey's 'Regular Black' is extraordinarily funny

    Review: Godfrey's 'Regular Black' is extraordinarily funny

    Last month, fans of Audible Channels were able to exclusively stream Godfrey's new comedy album, Regular Black, and now the wait is almost over for everyone else. On Dec. 9, the hilarious release will be available everywhere albums are sold. Throughout Regular Black, Godfrey tackles the idea of...
  • Mel Brooks' best comedy collaborations

    Mel Brooks' best comedy collaborations

    On Jan. 20, 2017, Mel Brooks is set to appear at Riot LA to present a special screening of his groundbreaking film “Blazing Saddles” after which he will engage in a conversation about his work and take questions from the crowd. The film features collaborations with several comedians with whom Brooks...
  • Amy Schumer honored with two Grammy nominations

    Amy Schumer honored with two Grammy nominations

    Amy Schumer has had a great year and now she has been honored by The Recording Academy for her hard work, creativity and hilarious comedy with not one, but two Grammy nominations. The “Trainwreck” star is represented in the categories of Best Comedy Album and Best Spoken Word Album. While Schumer is...
  • Chris Rock will kick off the Total Blackout Tour on Feb. 14 in Durham, North Carolina. 

    Chris Rock anounces first stand-up tour in 9 years

    He rewrote the rules for hosting the Oscars and proved he can captivate with just a cameo on “Saturday Night Live"; now, award-winning comedian Chris Rock is ready to bring the show back on the road. Next year, Rock will embark on the Total Blackout Tour, his first official stand-up tour in nine...
  • Live Review: Marc Maron brings politics, family & endless laughs to Chicago

    Live Review: Marc Maron brings politics, family & endless laughs to Chicago

    It was quite cold in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 3, as temperatures dipped down into the low 30s, but that didn't stop the droves of Marc Maron fans from venturing out into the night for a pair of shows at The Vic Theatre. The evening marked a return to The Windy City (and The Vic) for the “WTF” host...
  • Five fun facts about Riot LA headliner Mel Brooks

    Five fun facts about Riot LA headliner Mel Brooks

    This January, Riot LA is bringing together some of the funniest people in the world for a series of performances, presentations and special events. One of the festival's many highlights finds legendary director Mel Brooks presenting his groundbreaking film “Blazing Saddles” on Jan. 20, after which...
  • Mel Brooks to bring comedy, conversation and more to Riot L.A.

    Mel Brooks to bring comedy, conversation and more to Riot L.A.

    Mel Brooks is “Back in the Saddle Again” and ready to ride into Los Angeles for a special presentation in conjunction with the Riot LA Comedy Festival. On Jan. 20, 2017, the legendary director/comedian/actor/writer/genius is set to host an evening full of laughs at the Microsoft Theater. Ticketed...
  • Riot LA announce more comedy festival acts

    Riot LA announce more comedy festival acts

    LA's exciting comedy festival, Riot LA, has announced additional comedy acts for the 2017 festival, which will take place in downtown Los Angeles from Jan. 19-22. Todd Barry, Rachel Bloom, Ron Funches, Nikki Glaser, Kyle Kinane, Eugene Mirman, Tig Notaro and more have joined the already massive...
  • Review: Lachlan Patterson brings the funny on 'Live from Venice Beach'

    Review: Lachlan Patterson brings the funny on 'Live from Venice Beach'

    On his new comedy album Live from Venice Beach – which premieres as a special on Seeso on Dec.1, as an exclusive album release on Audible Channels on Dec. 2 and as a wide digital release on Jan. 6 – “Last Comic Standing” alum Lachlan Patterson keeps fans laughing from start to finish. Whether he is...
  • Sarah Silverman & Trevor Noah top Just For Laughs Northwest Comedy Festival

    Sarah Silverman & Trevor Noah top Just For Laughs Northwest Comedy Festival

    The Just For Laughs Northwest Comedy Festival – which takes place in comedy clubs across Vancouver on Feb. 16-25, 2017 – has announced that some of the biggest names in comedy will be performing throughout the 10 day event. Sarah Silverman, Trevor Noah and Chris D'Elia are among the hilarious stand...
  • Comedian Todd Barry to publish new book in 2017

    Comedian Todd Barry to publish new book in 2017

    Todd Barry is one of the most hilarious, and hardest working, comedians in the business. Soon fans can vicariously experience life on the road with a veteran comedian by reading Barry's upcoming book “Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg: One Comedian's Tour of Not-Quite-the-Biggest Cities in the...
  • Nick Thune shares trailer for new comedy special

    Nick Thune shares trailer for new comedy special

    Nick Thune is a good guy and he now has a comedy special to prove it. Seeso is set to premiere the comedian's brand new show, aptly titled “Good Guy,” on Dec. 22 – just in time for Christmas. The first trailer for “Nick Thune: Good Guy” features a glimpse at the comedian hard at work in the business...
  • John Cleese and Eric Idle bringing comedy tour to Dallas

    John Cleese and Eric Idle bringing comedy tour to Dallas

    Fans of “Monty Python” have a huge treat coming up in December. Two of the key members of the British comedy troupe, John Cleese and Eric Idle, are coming to Dallas for two special stand-up concerts at the Majestic Theatre. The stand-up concerts take place on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 and there will only be...
  • Interview: Comedians from Fuse TV’s ‘Uproarious’ discuss some ‘High Key Comedy’

    Interview: Comedians from Fuse TV’s ‘Uproarious’ discuss some ‘High Key Comedy’

    The new Fuse TV series, “Uproarious”,  is hosted by YouTube sensation Jimmy Tatro and features short sets, sketches, music and parody videos, digital shorts, and cutting-edge field pieces from today’s most promising stand-up talent and emerging digital personalities. The series airs on Fridays at 1...
  • Reggie Watts drops trailer for new Netflix comedy special

    Reggie Watts drops trailer for new Netflix comedy special

    Reggie Watts is the type of one-of-a-kind comedian whose work is hard – if not impossible – to put into words. That's why the best way to prepare yourself for his upcoming Netflix comedy special “Spatial” – which premieres on the streaming service on Dec. 6 – is by watching its brand new Grindhouse...
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