Joe Rogan Addresses Carlos Mencia Feud: "I Don't Have Any Hate for That Dude"

Joe Rogan Addresses Carlos Mencia Feud: Joe Rogan on Tuesday addressed an infamous incident between himself and Carlos Mencia more than a decade ago, when he accused the former Comedy Central host of stealing jokes.  While interviewing Bob ...

Robin Williams Accused of Stealing Jokes in New Book

Robin Williams Accused of Stealing Jokes in New Book The late Robin Williams has been accused of stealing jokes back in the early days of his comedic career in a new comedy tell-all book written by the legendary Budd Friedman. Friedman founded the New ...

Celebrity Food Fight: Andy Richter to Host Food Network Series

[caption id="attachment_48209" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Image courtesy Food Network./caption] Put on your eating pants. Celebrity Food Fight TV show on Food Network premieres with ...

Elvis & Nixon Review [Tribeca 2016]

Based on a true-ish, larger-than-life story, Elvis & Nixon sounds like a fabricated clash of public icons, but I assure you this craziness actually happened (karate chops and all?). In 1970, Elvis ...

Comedians Dump Campus Gigs: When Did Colleges Lose Their Sense of Humor?

Comedians Dump Campus Gigs: When Did Colleges Lose Their Sense of Humor? After comedian Carlos Mencia did his standup act at Rutgers University’s Homecoming last September, a student activist complained that the routine was littered with racial and sexual epithets. Mencia ...

Rick Famuyiwa ('The Wood,' 'Brown Sugar') Teams Up w/ Forest Whitaker For Dramedy 'Dope'

A name we haven't mentioned on this blog, likely since his last feature directorial effort, 2010's Our Family Wedding (which starred starring Forest Whitaker, Lance Gross, America Ferrera, Carlos ...

Straight Comics, Gay Jokes

Stand-up comedy has always been predominantly a straight man’s game. And because of that it has always been a treacherous place for Lgbt audiences. Let’s face it, “gay panic” and straight men’s ...

Jonah Hill: 'Scorcese Thinks I'm Awesome'

Jonah Hill is trying so hard to get people to take him seriously that it seems it may only get worse from here. It seems like it was only yesterday when the "Superbad" star and "21 Jump Street" ...

Top 10 Wtf With Marc Maron episodes

Top 10 Glen Chapman 7 May 2013 - 07:30 Glen counts down ten terrific episodes of Marc Maron's Wtf comedy podcast. See if your favourites made the cut... There have been close to four hundred ...

Amy Schumer: Comedy Central’s New Show ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Is A Hit

Amy’s new show premiered on April 30, and while it’s hilariously funny, it certainly pushes the boundaries on all things sex, relationships and race. Are you a fan? Amy Schumer, who placed fourth in ...

TV Review: Louie 3.10, “Late Show Part 1″

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Considering the rising success Louis C.K. has seen in the last few years, largely due to his Diy work ethic in Louie as well as the waves he made regarding the self ...

'Phunny Business' On DVD 10/2 (Rise & Fall of Premiere Black Comedy Club All Jokes Aside)

Directed by John Davies, the feature-length documentary's synopsis reads: For a decade, Chicago’s All Jokes Aside was the premiere Black Comedy Club in the country giving early exposure to most of the ...

Red Eye Panel Disputes Impact Of Obama’s New Immigration Measure

President Obama's immigration executive order yesterday was the source of most cables new talk of the day, and Red Eye this morning was no exception, with the panel debating both the policy itself and ...

Marc Maron’s ‘Wtf’ Podcast Getting a Box Set

Marc Maron’s ‘Wtf’ Podcast Getting a Box Set Marc Maron's "Wtf" podcast has gone in some sincerely surprising and heartening directions, including public radio and an IFC single-camera pilot based on the twice-weekly garage-recorded venture. Now ...

Do You Need More Marc Maron In Your Life?

Do You Need More Marc Maron In Your Life? Attention all WTFers, Wtf buddies, WTFineers, WTFniks, and WTFericans. Soon, you'll be able to buy a two-disc compilation documenting the first 100 episodes of of Marc Maron's groundbreaking podcast. ...

Marshall Fine: That's Not Funny

Marshall Fine: That's Not Funny I host and program a film series where the usual fare tends to be fairly serious, whether as a drama or a documentary. Occasionally, the patrons of my series will ask, "How about a comedy?" And I try ...

Carlos Mencia -- Comedy Is Harder When You Lose the Fat

Carlos Mencia knows that fat is funny -- and dropping 70 lbs can be a career killer for a comedian -- but this weekend, the comic found a way to make skinny work ... with the help of a little person. ...

The best documentaries of 2011

Why not fold documentaries into my list of the "Best Films of 2011?" After all, a movie is a movie, right? Yes, and some years I've thrown them all into the same mixture. But all of these year-end ...

Key & Peele could be Comedy Central's next big sketch comedy show

Sketch comedy on television has a very defined life cycle: few shows survive their first year. Though there are a few notable exceptions (Your Show Of Shows, Flip Wilson, Mr. Show, Kids In The Hall), ...

Russ Says: Carlos Mencia Rocks At Surprise Comedy Central Event

"Comedy Central Pop-Up Stand-Up" is all about surprising crowds with some of the most entertaining comics around, so consider me one of the lucky ones to catch Carlos Mencia on Dec. 5 at The Ice House ...

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