All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘stand-up comedy’

Kenan Thompson Takes A Jab At Bill Cosby, Calls Him A ‘Monster’

Comedian Kenan Thompson reportedly had some choice words to say about Bill Cosby. The Saturday Night Live member had a standup gig at the University of Pittsburgh last Monday. In addition to having his audience rolling in the aisle with laughter over his antics and impersonations, Thompson also got serious and talked about career struggles, his marijuana use, some social …

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Bill Cosby Now Has 38 Women Alleging That He Raped Them, Sunni Welles And Margie Shapiro Are The Latest Accusers

Veteran comedian Bill Cosby finds himself accused once again of sexual assault. Sunni Welles and Margie Shapiro came forward on Friday accusing Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them decades ago. Welles said she was 17-years-old when she encountered Cosby, while Shapiro said she was 19. Welles and Shapiro are the newest addition to more than three dozen women who …

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Netflix Shares Clip From Nick Offerman Special

As reported last week, Netflix is about to get a new stand-up special from Nick Offerman. It’s called American Ham, and it premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in January to mostly positive reviews. It’s coming exclusively to Netflix in the U.S., Canada, and the UK/Ireland. Netflix just shared this clip from it (NSFW language): From the description: Become …

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Netflix Bill Burr Stand-Up Special Gets A Trailer

In August, Netflix announced four exclusive stand-up comedy specials from comedians Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies & Chelsea Peretti. The Jefferies special debuted on August 29th. The Peretti special debuted on November 14th. The Cosby special was supposed to debut last week, but was pulled because of all of those rape allegations that have been mounting against him. Bill …

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Netflix Will Soon Get Nick Offerman’s ‘American Ham’

In a couple weeks, Netflix will debut comedian Nick Offerman’s stand-up special American Ham. This should be a much more crowd-pleasing addition than the Bill Cosby special Netflix just pulled. Offerman tweeted: I made you a gift of #Ham. @BarackObama @VogtRoberts @netflix @carrieunderwood I am a HUMORIST. 12/12 on NETFLIX. pic.twitter.com/kDP4LD2mVZ — Nick Offerman (@Nick_Offerman) November 24, 2014 The date was confirmed …

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Bill Cosby is Called a ‘Rapist’ by Comedian Hannibal Buress

Comedian Hannibal Buress is facing quite a bit of backlash after referring to Bill Cosby as a “rapist” during a stand-up routine in Cosby’s hometown of Philadelphia. During his late night show at the Trocadero in Philadelphia last week, Buress went on a rather lengthy rant about the legendary comedian. Not only does Buress call out Cosby’s perceived self-righteousness, he …

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Netflix Announces Comedy Specials From Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies & Chelsea Peretti

Netflix just announced four exclusive stand-up comedy specials from Bill Cosby, Jim Jefferies, Bill Burr, and Chelsea Peretti. These will join Netflix’s previously announced Chelsea Handler special Uganda Be Kidding Me Live on its slate. Jim Jeffries: Bare will debut on Friday, August 29th. Description: Filmed live at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Jim Jefferies is back and fired up …

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Chelsea Handler Lands Big Deal With Netflix

Chelsea Handler has landed a big deal with Netflix and she has signed on the dotted line for not only her own late night show starting in 2016, but four documentaries and a stand-up special, too, which she just recently flew off to film. Handler’s late night show Chelsea Lately on the E! network is ending in August. Sounds like …

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Roseanne Barr Being Sued For $750,000 Over Tweet

Roseanne Barr is known for her offensive and sarcastic humor, but it looks like she has gone too far, and it may cost her a pretty penny. According to federal court documents, George Zimmerman’s parents are suing Barr for $750,000 after she reportedly posted their address on Twitter on March 29, 2012. Robert and Gladys Zimmerman are seeking $600,000 for …

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Dave Chappelle: Looking Buff And Ready to Perform

There have been several Dave Chappelle sightings over the past several months and everyone agrees, the usually reclusive funny man is looking quite buff. You may remember Chappelle as a lanky, tall glass of water. However, now it appears that he has been hitting the gym. Who knows why the the 40-year-old has been pumping iron. Perhaps the speculation is …

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Jay Mohr Roasts Danica Patrick at NASCAR Awards Show

Actor, stand-up comedian, and radio host Jay Mohr provided comedic entertainment at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Friday night in Las Vegas. Mohr took the stage to roast several of the famous drivers in the audience. At least one of them, however, didn’t appear to find Mohr’s ribbing funny. Danica Patrick was seated near the stage with her boyfriend …

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New Clip Released For Upcoming Aziz Ansari Netflix Special ‘Buried Alive’

Netflix has released a new clip from the upcoming stand-up special from comedian Aziz Ansari, Buried Alive. The special will debut on Netflix on November 1st as the latest in a string of exclusive stand-up performances to hit Netflix. This will be one of the highest profile specials for Netflix to date, along with the recently released Russell Peters special …

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