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Lake Jackson native's new Comedy Central show premieres next week
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:09:01 +0100
Ingebretson graduated from Brazoswood High School in 2006 and made his way to Austin for school and quickly fell into the capital city's flourishing comedy scene while also majoring in English and marketing
© Houston Chronicle
Golden Globes Briefing: Golden Globes 2018 Live Updates: ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Wins Best TV Comedy
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 03:57:05 +0100
It took only four minutes for Harvey Weinstein to be booed at the 75th Golden Globes. Seth Meyers is the host.
© The New York Times
On Comedy: Dave Chappelle Stumbles Into the #MeToo Moment
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:10:15 +0100
In a new Netflix special, the comic addresses the sexual misconduct of famous men. It’s not the first time he’s tried to minimize the actions of abusers.
© The New York Times
New Year’s Eve 2017: A Guide to Music and Comedy Events
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 19:13:12 +0100
Set the DVR for Mariah Carey’s “Rockin’ Eve” do-over and head out to catch the cabaret, comedy, dance music, rock shows and jazz lineups ringing in 2018.
© The New York Times
Comedy Highlights of 2017
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 20:52:42 +0100
From the biggest breakthrough to the best live set, here are the funniest moments in a year of paradoxes.
© The New York Times
Comedy child superstar, Emmanuella, becomes FreshYo ambassador
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:48:14 +0100
Child comedy superstar, Emmanuella Samuel, has been officially signed as the Brand Ambassador of FreshYo. Her videos for FreshYo done in collaboration with Mark Angel Comedy International and variously entitled ‘Missing Emmanuella’, ‘Lunatic’...
© The Punch
On Comedy: 4 Comedy Specials to Watch: Seasoned Stand-Ups Making Debuts
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 20:34:19 +0100
Some of the funniest new stand-up is from veterans releasing their first specials or albums: Judah Friedlander, Michelle Wolf, Yamaneika Saunders and Shane Torres.
© The New York Times
Nonfiction: In the World of Comedy, Improv May Now Be More Important Than Stand-Up
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:00:02 +0100
Sam Wasson’s “Improv Nation” examines one of the most important stories in American popular culture.
© The New York Times
On Comedy: Kathy Griffin’s Wild Show: Defiant, Shaken, Then Fainting
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:12:37 +0100
In a rambling but dramatic and fascinating performance in Dublin, the comic addressed the fallout from her widely condemned Trump photo.
© The New York Times
On Comedy: The Most Riveting Host in Late Night (and the Most Overlooked)
Sun, 05 Nov 2017 20:00:22 +0100
Conan O’Brien doesn’t draw much in the way of ratings or buzz, but he is taking artistic risks that make for truly compelling comedy.
© The New York Times
Comedy films will never be appreciated: Rohit Shetty
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:02:07 +0200
Critics may not have been kind to "Golmaal Again" but director Rohit Shetty is happy that the movie, his costliest so far, is doing well at the box office. The film, which reportedly released in 3,500 screens, opened at over Rs 30 crore. The 44-year-old...
© Deccan Herald
Heard the One About Asia’s Comedy Scene? First, You’ll Need a Permit
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:30:55 +0200
Comedians in some Asian countries must have their scripts approved while finding creative ways to joke about sex and politics so as not to offend the government.
© The New York Times
Comedy not a male dominated space: Ajay Devgn
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:59:47 +0200
Ajay Devgn, who is ready with the fourth installment in the "Golmaal" franchise, says their movie is a clean comedy that gives equal importance to both male and female actors."Comedy is not male dominated space, the fact is very few clean comedies are...
© Deccan Herald

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Friends With Possibilities: What If Someone Made a Good Romantic Comedy?
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:00:00 +0200
In the highly imperfect world of contemporary romantic comedies, What If is as close to perfect as anything we've got, not least for the way it captures the abject hopefulness of young people who'd like to be in love but don't know how to go about it....
© Phoenix New Times
Hannibal Buress, Jerrod Carmichael, Nitin Mirani in Dubai Comedy Festival
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:00:20 +0200
The Dubai Comedy Festival has announced an addition to its line-up. Renowned American stand-up comics Hannibal Buress and Jerrod Carmichael will join international funnyman Dave Chappelle and new host of 'The Daily Show' Trevor Noah in the region's largest...
© Deccan Herald
Talking to Dick Gregory: Comedy, Selma and Cosby
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:29:00 +0200
Talking to Dick Gregory these days is a chore. Not because the man rambles — he's 82 and has earned the right. Not because every question for the famously philosophical comedian and activist — the self-proclaimed first black satirist — leads down...
© Chicago Tribune
Yahoo to Offer Two TV-Length Comedy Series on Web
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:05:37 +0200
The move plunges Yahoo directly into the competitive world of original programming, joining the likes of Amazon, Netflix and others to challenge traditional TV producers for the attention of fickle viewers.
© The New York Times
The TV Watch: At Golden Globes, Comedy, Charlie Hebdo and Cosby
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:12:58 +0100
The Golden Globes ceremony usually comes off as a fun, frivolous alternative to the Academy Awards, but on Sunday, the mood was uncharacteristically serious.
© The New York Times
The TV Watch: Larry Wilmore Makes Debut as Comedy Central Host
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:07:22 +0100
With jokes about race, Hollywood and the environment, Larry Wilmore kicks off his new Comedy Central show.
© The New York Times
Comedy friends remember Rik Mayall
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:12:00 +0200
Comedy friends such as Ade Edmondson and Ben Elton gathered to bid their final farewells to Rik Mayall today as...
© The Times
Comedy friends remember Rik Mayall
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:12:00 +0200
Comedy friends such as Ade Edmondson and Ben Elton gathered to bid their final farewells to Rik Mayall today as...
© The Times
Bieber pelted with eggs in first Comedy Central Roast teaser
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 02:11:35 +0100
Pop sensation Justin Bieber has begun poking fun at himself in the first promo for his Comedy Central roast.In the video, shirtless Bieber, 20, opens up his arms before hes pelted with eggs, reported Ace Showbiz.Comedy Central posted the video on its...
© Deccan Herald
Yahoo to Offer TV-Style Comedy Series on Web
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:05:37 +0200
The move plunges Yahoo directly into the competitive world of original programming, joining the likes of Amazon, Netflix and others to challenge traditional TV producers for the attention of fickle viewers.
© The New York Times
On Comedy: Louis CK Performs at Madison Square Garden
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:38:04 +0100
The comedian treats the Madison Square Garden audience to willfully eccentric and delightfully illogical new jokes in his stand-up act.
© The New York Times
Al Bendich, Defender of ‘Howl’ and Lenny Bruce’s Comedy, Is Dead at 85
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:56:31 +0100
As a young lawyer, Mr. Bendich argued the two landmark obscenity cases, providing the legal rationales for the judge to find in favor of the defense both times.
© The New York Times
ArtsBeat: Jon Stewart and ‘The Daily Show': A Comedy Launchpad
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 04:02:53 +0100
Under Jon Stewart, “The Daily Show” became an important incubator of comedic talent.
© The New York Times
10 most hilarious one-liners from the American Comedy Awards
Fri, 09 May 2014 22:07:07 +0200
The best parts of an awards show are the one-liners and the flubs. Last night’s annual “American Comedy Awards” on NBC was predictably full of the former. Here are the...
© New York Post
Snapshot: Q. and A. With Tina Fey: Live From Kabul, It’s a Feminist Comedy
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 11:26:22 +0100
The “30 Rock” alumna talks about her new film, “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” and what’s in store for Kimmy Schmidt.
© The New York Times
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