I was born in the sixties in a little country in the Middle East. I never heard about stand-up comedy until I moved to the USA in 1984 where every night at 10:30 I watched the Johnny Carson show hoping to see a stand-up comic. Since then watching stand-up comedy has been tasteful, zero calorie food for my soul. Currently I reside in Israel.
Its awards season and the best is yet to come. Nominations for the second annual Comedy Awards on Comedy Central were just announced last week and the competition is fierce
Here are a few interesting facts about comedian Michael Ian Black’s Twitter account
Da Pang Debade totally copied Conan’s opening animation, and we do mean totally copied
A group of comedians participated in the first ever Tweet Roast
Last Thursday Yahoo! Screen Comedy Channel showed Bill Maher’s Crazy Stupid Politics live from Silicon Valley for free. This is the first installation of the Yahoo! Screen Live Standup Series, with more big names to be announced soon
T.J. Miller has reached another milestone in his successful stand-up comedy career. Comedy Central has decided to order eight episodes of Mash Up, a half-hour stand-up series hosted by Miller and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Many articles were written about Louis C.K.’s bold and hugely successful selling of his “Live at the Beacon Theater” stand-up comedy performance
Celebrity divorce is never a pretty sight, but some are affected more than others
This year the contenders are Yankovic, Louis C.K., Patton Oswalt, Kathy Griffin and The Lonely Island, the troupe featuring Saturday Night Live’s Andy Samberg
For many people around the world the football game was just something to watch between the commercials
Recently the website JohnnyCarson.com released a few videos of the first appearances by stand-up comedians who later became hugely successful
Mike Birbiglia is perhaps one of the best story telling comedians in the business. His routine is one big continuous tale which revolves around the many medical difficulties he’s had to endure and overcome
The people of Charleston, South Carolina, were busy the last four days as they were treated to a great mixture of wonderful humor.