Humour
Dave Chappelle jokes about Louis C.K., Trump, and Kaepernick in 2 Netflix specials
These funny animals leave their owners in hysterics with their unusual birthmarks
Comedy clubs struggle to stay open in Sioux Falls
Disability is not inability, comedian Kasuku's story
FAMOUS COMEDIAN ARRESTED FOR SPEEDING
Peter Kay announces first live stand-up tour in eight years - how to get tickets
'Justice League' star Jason Momoa reveals funny fart blooper
Apple Orders Comedy Series Starring Kristen Wiig
2018-01-17 19:01:37 Apple has placed an order for a 10-episode half-hour comedy show starring Kristen Wiig, reports Variety. The show is said to be based on the upcoming "You Think It, I'll Say It" short story collection by Curtis Sittenfeld. Curtis Sittenfeld's book features 10 stories that "upend assumptions about class, relationships, and gender roles in a nation that feels both adrift and viscerally divided," according to its description on Amazon   Read More ...
SEE IT: Hannibal Buress was making jokes during December arrest (WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)
2018-01-17 08:37:21 Hannibal Buress argued with Miami police during his December arrest, but the comedian was laughing during the entire encounter. In the almost nine-minute video bodycam footage released Tuesday by the Miami-Dade Police Department, Buress continually asks officers why he was being detained while onlookers filmed the encounter. “He’s just salty I roasted his a--,” Buress said while being led into the police car   Read More ...
Funny You Should Say That Show - Baxter Theatre Centre
2018-01-14 09:05:31 Carrying on with our theme this morning, the next playhouse we'll be looking into is the Baxter theatre, in Cape Town. The one production that is a must see for them this month is comedian Stuart Taylor return to the Baxters one man show. Fresh from making his first feature film début in the South African comedy drama- Finders Keepers, his hilarious new offering, Funny You Should Say That will be running from the 22 January- 3 February. He joins us from our Seapoint studios to share more.   Read More ...
Ronnie Barker prison comedy remake
2018-01-13 19:04:01 Porridge, the 70s sitcom about life in a British prison, is back on Jones! for another stretch in a remade version starring British comedian Kevin Bishop. This time around the show centres on Nigel Fletcher, the grandson of original inmate Norman Fletcher, played by Ronnie Barker. In a nod to the new millennium, Nigel has been banged up for cybercrime, hacking into bank accounts and using the proceeds to fund a lavish lifestyle, in particular an exotic girlfriend called Davina, who viewers never get to meet   Read More ...
Local Comedian Turns Voicemails Into Comedy Album
2018-01-13 04:46:08 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Valley Forge native is releasing a new kind of comedy album. It’s a collection of voice messages from a well-known stand-up comedian who also hails from our area. Blake Wexler was a 16-year-old with stand-up ambitions when he saw veteran comic Todd Glass perform at Helium in Center City back in 2004. The two Conestoga High School alumni struck up a friendship that included phone messages from Glass that Wexler held onto   Read More ...
MP calls for action after BBC men caught joking about gender pay row
2018-01-13 04:27:17 Published time: 12 Jan, 2018 10:03 The BBC has come under fire over its gender pay gap again after male presenters were caught laughing about the shameful conduct of the corporation. The Beeb’s own staff and an MP have been left reeling, calling for urgent action. Carrie Gracie quit as China editor last week – a move which is apparently amusing men at the BBC   Read More ...
A comedian walks into a pub, buys it and turns it into a comedy club. It's no joke...
2018-01-12 09:34:15 It’s Friday night. In the back room of a backstreet bar, a crowd of tipsy millennials are enjoying a late-night stand-up set by one of America’s biggest sitcom stars. Jeff Garlin, of Curb Your Enthusiasm fame, is playing to around a hundred people, and the atmosphere is electric. It’s intimate and unpredictable, everything stand-up comedy ought to be. Driven by big business, live comedy has become terribly corporate, with TV stars charging Premier League prices for tickets to safe, conformist shows in plush theatres and anonymous stadia   Read More ...
Funny are not born or how to bring up a sense of humor | Dmitry Kozhoma | TEDxEkaterinburg
2018-01-11 19:07:53 Are we born funny? Is it possible to train sense of humor? That big questions are asked and answered by famous comedian Dmitry Kozhoma. Resident Comedy Club This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx.   Read More ...
Haunting last pictures of teenage girl laughing and joking in supermarket with the man accused of murdering her
2018-01-10 19:44:42 These are the final moments of a teenage girl as she laughs and jokes with the man accused of murdering her as part of a "snuff movie fantasy". The CCTV footage was recorded at a supermarket just hours before 17-year-old Megan Bills was strangled to death, a court heard. It shows her with Ashley Foster, 24, who had been released from prison just three days before he allegedly killed her   Read More ...
‘I don’t mind being the funny guy forever’
2018-01-10 17:21:22 If you’ve grown up in the 90s, you are bound to remember him as the boy from the hit TV serial Just Mohabbat. Kunaal Roy Kapur was also the one with the notorious Delhi belly in 2011’s risqué comedy of the same title. He will be seen in another black comedy releasing this year – Akshat Verma’s Kaalakandi. In between, Roy Kapur has acted in films like Nautanki Sala, Loins of Punjab and directed the mockumentary The President Is Coming   Read More ...
Harith Iskander and Kavin Jay have own Netflix comedy specials
2018-01-10 10:00:44 MALAYSIAN comedians Harith Iskander and Kavin Jay will have their own comedy show on Netflix. Their comedy specials will premiere on Netflix around the world. Harith's "I Told You So" will be released on on Jan 19 while Kavin Jay's "" is on Feb 2. Watch Harith's trailer here :   Read More ...
10 funny Twitter jokes in response to Steve Bannon stepping down at Breitbart | Humor
2018-01-10 00:26:12 Popular Stories Chris Brennan writes about people, power and politics He was previously the political editor for the Daily News. Since 1999, Brennan has covered elections for president, the U.S. Senate and House, governor of Pennsylvania, mayor of Philadelphia and other public offices. More from Chris Brennan Late on Tuesday afternoon, news broke that Steve Bannon will step down from his position at Breitbart News   Read More ...
Making Standup Comedy Mainstream | Akbar Chaudry | TEDxIoBM
2018-01-09 19:09:38 Making the art of stand up comedy mainstream in a community where people do not have many reasons to smile about. Akbar Chaudry is a stand-up comedian from Karachi. He's been closely involved with the comedy scene in the city and also leads the improvisational comedy troupe, LOLWaalay, in addition to performing with local and international comedy acts. Recently he graduated from the University of Florida with a Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering. His knowledge of aerodynamics helps him ensure his jokes don't drag. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community   Read More ...
Comedy Central’s Jordan Klepper explains Donald Trump believes he’s ‘famous and popular’ — and he just wants credit
2018-01-09 13:33:43 Comedian Jordan Klepper, formerly of “The Daily Show,” has spent the last three months running an Alex Jones-style`parody to try and examine the minds of conspiracy theorists. Now, Klepper thinks that his show “The Opposition” has given him a kind of psychological, telepathic line to the brain of President Donald Trump. According to a Politico Podcast interview, Klepper explained that Trump’s narcissism means that he sees himself as a famous person that has achieved every thing he’s attempted   Read More ...
ASA says its funny, well Living Streets are not laughing
2018-01-08 07:16:42 ASA says its funny, well Living Streets are not laughing. The Police recruitment video (Do you care enough to be a cop) has vehicles parked on the footpath in two places. Living Streets Aotearoa have been campaigning against this for a decade with their Yellow Feet windscreen reminder flyer. See it here. http://www.livingstreets.org.nz/node/1365. It continues “the Chair noted one scene showed a car in a driveway, not parked on the footpath   Read More ...
The Drive: State drafts comedy team to deliver Super Bowl safety message
2018-01-08 00:03:54 The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Office of Traffic Safety is getting in the Super Bowl ad game. The agency drafted a team of comedians from Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret who break down the "Sober Game Plan" in 15- and 30- second ad spots that began airing in greater Minnesota during last weekend's NFL playoff games. They will be seen in the metro area starting the day after the conference championship games on Jan   Read More ...
Netflix to launch first Southeast Asian comedy show featuring Harith Iskandar
2018-01-06 07:01:51 KUALA LUMPUR: Netflix, the world's leading online entertainment company will launch its first Southeast Asian comedy show featuring famous Malaysian comedian Harith Iskandar on Jan 19.   Read More ...
Dave Chappelle criticises Louis CK accusers, says response might have been 'disproportionate'
2018-01-03 12:34:27 During his latest Netflix comedy special, Dave Chappelle joked about the accusations against numerous Hollywood persons including fellow comedian Louis CK. Released as two parts, Equanimity & The Bird Revelation, Chappelle made light of the women alleging CK masturbated in front of them. “One lady said, ‘Louis CK masturbated in front of me, ruined my comedy dreams,’” Chappelle told the audience   Read More ...
How Dave Chappelle has stumbled into the #MeToo movement
2018-01-03 12:34:23 In The Bird Revelation, the first comedy special to focus on the #MeToo movement, Dave Chappelle, sitting on a stool at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles in November, pauses to give advice to some comedians in the back. “You have a responsibility to speak recklessly,” he says. In that special and a second one, Equanimity, both just released by Netflix, he makes a show of hesitating before wading into controversial territory   Read More ...
Dave Chappelle jokes about Louis C.K., Trump, and Kaepernick in 2 Netflix specials
2018-01-02 22:35:56 On New Year’s Eve, Dave Chappelle plopped two new standup comedy specials into your Netflix queue. The first, Equanimity, was filmed in a large theater in Washington, D.C. The second, titled The Bird Revelation, was taped in a more intimate setting: the Belly Room, a small side room in L.A.’s Comedy Store nightclub. In the large venue, Chappelle presents big chunks of solidly constructed new material   Read More ...
'The horror': Melbourne comedian's NYE Phil Collins burn goes viral
2018-01-01 05:05:57 He's one of the most divisive figures in pop music. And in the early hours of Monday morning, an Australian comedian went viral for poking a stick at English musician Phil Collins. Not long after the last (of the legal) fireworks fizzed out over Melbourne's skyline, stand-up comic Sarah Bennetto tweeted that she had "grave news" for those living in parts of the world where it was still December 31   Read More ...
Seinfeld in Tel Aviv: A Show of Sophisticated Misanthropy Disguised as Stand-up Comedy
2018-01-01 03:04:54 He may be most famous for creating a sitcom about nothing, but the genius of Jerry Seinfeld is telling people that life is meaningless and still getting them to laugh at the absurdity of their lives.   Read More ...
2017 Rewind: Getting hard to laugh out hard!
2017-12-31 14:35:23 The year 2016 was brilliant for Stand-Up Comedy across the world. Flashback November 8, 2016, you thought India fired an unbeatable salvo with its best joke till date – demonetisation. What could have bettered that? It was just a matter of few hours before America Trumped us when a democracy boasting of the Statute of Liberty voted like the Statue of Puberty! That eighth day of November 2016 was a perfect segue to 2017 – promising an exciting time for stand-up comedy in India and the world   Read More ...
These funny animals leave their owners in hysterics with their unusual birthmarks
2017-12-29 22:05:40 THIS gang are good fur a laugh, thanks to their remarkable markings.A cat has silly white eyebrows and moustache. But arguably, he’s not a patch on the black labrador. The penguin must be in Ant-heart-ica, and the nag has a chest on its nut. But the cute puppy beats them all. We mean it from the bottom of our heart.Ant-heart ticker Beardy cat Chest-nut horse Holy Moo-ther of God Jack Russel or Cock-er Spaniel? Puppy love Cat's whisker Fetch   Read More ...
‘Laugh Liberally’ at The Footlight Club on New Year’s Eve
2017-12-29 12:04:43 Say goodbye to the only year that could make 2016 look good! A stand up comedy show for the people who march, and the people who would… if they could only find a babysitter. The show will feature some of Boston’s best comics and the Left Leaning Dad Mike Dorval at The Footlight Club on New Year’s Eve. and his friends at The Footlight Club (7A Eliot Street, JP) from 8 to 10 pm on New Year’s Eve   Read More ...
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger sued for allegedly barring men from show
2017-12-29 04:00:52 Comedian Iliza Shlesinger is facing a discrimination lawsuit for advertising her comedy show in Los Angeles as “No Boys Allowed.” The plaintiff’s attorney argues that barring men from the show violated California law. George St. George, the plaintiff in the case, bought a ticket to Shlesinger’s Nov. 13 “Girls Night in With Iliza” show at Largo at the Coronet. According to the suit, which was filed Dec   Read More ...
Meet the cast of 'Because You Said So!', Kenya's premiere improv comedy show
2017-12-27 16:13:55 Meet the cast of 'Because You Said So!': Yafesi Musoke, Justin Karunguru, Kevin Maina aka K1, June Gachui and Jason Runo, and get to know their backstory and what drives them in the entertainment industry.   Read More ...
Shubert in New Haven to host 4 comics in ‘First Night of Funny’ on NYE
2017-12-26 08:03:12 By Joe Amarante. Published 12:00 am, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 A friend once wrote a book, “You Might as Well Laugh,” which could describe the allure of putting tumultuous 2017 to bed by indulging in a few yuks on New Year’s Eve. The Shubert Theatre again will host its “First Night of Funny” Sunday night, part of a multicity offering by producer Stand-up Global on NYE   Read More ...
Yisrael Campbell’s bearded comedy
2017-12-25 19:07:18 Yisrael Campbell has many friends, but his beard is his best friend. At least that’s what the title of his new stand-up show would have us believe. The veteran Jerusalem-based comedian will perform three shows of My Beard is My Best Friend, directed by longtime collaborator Gary Rudoren, at Jerusalem’s Khan Theater on Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Thursday at 5:30 p   Read More ...
‘Laughter best-suited for these stressful times’
2017-12-25 04:08:09 Comedian Vaiyapuri and professor and actor G. Gnanasambandam kept the audience in splits at the 27th anniversary celebration of Madurai’s Humour Club at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre here on Sunday. There were discussions on laughter in everyday life. About 20 children performed skits and awards were distributed to upcoming comedians. Mr. Vaiyapuri said, “In these stressful times, it is pertinent to laugh whenever we can   Read More ...
Photos: Bombshell Comedy Showcase at the Beechwood
2017-12-25 03:48:22 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Photos: Bombshell Comedy Showcase at the Beechwood The comedians of the evening posing for a group photo Ryan Soloman, 32, of Los Angeles, performing stand up at the Bombshell Comedy showcase at the Beechwood. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
Vincent Pastore, of ‘The Sopranos,’ at Treehouse Comedy Club in Westport
2017-12-24 08:02:58 Vincent Pastore, best known as Salvatore “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero from HBO’s “The Sopranos,” will be the special guest when comedians Tony Liberati and Goumba Johnny perform at The Treehouse Comedy Club at the Westport Inn on Saturday, Dec. 30. The show is a combination of stand-up and audience participation, where guests will have the chance to act out some scenes from “The Sopranos” with Pastore, while also enjoying some of his humor   Read More ...
Too Funny to Fail | 'Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai' and 'Khichdi' to merge as one show
2017-12-23 23:07:39 Two popular comedy shows, two funny families on telly who have made us laugh with their antics - Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai and Khichdi are all set to come together. Yes! According to Mumbai Mirror report, an entertainment channel is going to merge the two shows for upcoming season of Khichdi. Now Hansa ben and Prafful Kumar's craziness is going to be a notch higher with Roshesh Sarabhai and Maya Sarabhai giving them company now   Read More ...
John Oliver to deliver his funny rants in 4 shows at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater
2017-12-23 08:03:44 John Oliver’s career bloomed before President Trump took office, but it’s certainly been fertile pastures for HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” in 2017. The British import Oliver, seen previously on Comedy Central, “The Daily Show” and NBC’s sitcom “Community” and heard as Vanity Smurf in two Smurf movies, has a ready standup act, also. And he’ll help Foxwoods Resort Casino close out the year of the Donald with four comedy performances this week at the Grand Theater   Read More ...
Comedian Brad Williams live at the American Comedy Co
2017-12-22 18:46:17 SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Robin Williams once called fellow comedian Brad Williams "Prozac with a head." Williams brought the house down at the American Comedy Co. Thursday night and is getting ready to do the same Friday. Before the big show, Williams joined News 8's Dan Cohen and Heather Myers to talk about his act and style. He also talked about what it's like as a dwarf comic and some of the celebrities he's had as guests on his podcast "About Last Night"   Read More ...
Father Figures tries predictably hard to be funny and fails miserably
2017-12-22 18:34:38 The jokes, energy and plot all land softly in Father Figures – which wouldn’t be a problem if this weren’t a Hollywood movie that requires formulaic high stakes. The film spends too much time trying to be as meaningful with its comedy as it is raunchy. Peter (Ed Helms) is a depressed divorcée more interested in watching Law & Order reruns than spending time with his son   Read More ...
CityLife Awards 2018 - vote for Manchester's best comedy club
2017-12-22 16:11:03 Comedy might sound like a laugh - but it's not for the faint hearted. The pressure and skill of delivering finely crafted gags or wryly observed humour are harder to pull off than you might think. Luckily, most Mancunians are up for a laugh, which has been good news for the city's comedy clubs, from established names like Comedy Store and Frog & Bucket, to smaller indie nights that move from venue to venue, taking a growing audience with them   Read More ...
Chris Uhlmann takes his stint co-hosting Today in his stride, joking he is 'the Karl you have when you are not having ratings'
2017-12-22 03:10:06 He's more used to taking down politicians in no-holds-barred interviews, but Chris Uhlmann has shown his good humour while discussing his two-week stint co-hosting the Channel Nine breakfast show Today, joking he has been "the Karl you have when you are not having ratings". Uhlmann filled in for the usual host Karl Stefanovic for two weeks, finishing up on Friday before heading off for a break over Christmas   Read More ...
Laugh your lungs out
2017-12-21 12:24:38 Watching is like reading a comic filled with action packed scenes that tickle the funny bone. “I wanted to make a thorough entertainer and not another comedy movie. It required a fresh approach,” says debutant Abbas Akbar, who wielded the megaphone for the movie. The film is about a young filmmaker who visits Singapore in pursuit of greener pastures. He loses his passport and accidentally meets a cinematographer and befriends him   Read More ...
Comedian D.C. Benny to perform at Fairfield Comedy Club
2017-12-21 12:05:45 Everyone has a story — something that makes them unique. Comedian D.C. Benny, who performs at the Fairfield Comedy Club on Saturday, Dec. 23, tells his like this: “I’m a half-Jewish, half German-Catholic comedian, married to a black psychologist who looks Indian. I live in an old Italian neighborhood in Brooklyn now full of young hipsters, and everybody thinks I’m Puerto Rican, except for Puerto Ricans, who think I’m a cop   Read More ...