Will Smith makes standup debut with Dave Chappelle at all-star comedy show

Dave Chappelle hosted a star-studded surprise comedy show at the Peppermint Club in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (Sept. 19). Joining the comic for a turn on stage was the multi-hyphenate Will Smith (making his standup debut, with wife Jada Pinkett Smith and daughter Willow in attendance), basketball giant and recent L.A. transplant LeBron James, Jon Stewart, Michelle Wolf, Katt […]

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Tim Allen finds difficulty trying not to offend people: ‘It’s like dancing on the thinnest of ice’

In the span of his 30-year career as a comedian, Tim Allen has noticed that as of late, he’s had to err on the side of caution when it comes to his jokes. “You don’t know what you’re going to say to offend people,” the 65-year-old actor said during a PaleyFest panel for “Last Man Standing” in Beverly Hills, Calif. […]

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Tim Allen finds difficulty trying not to offend people: ‘It’s like dancing on the thinnest of ice’

In the span of his 30-year career as a comedian, Tim Allen has noticed that as of late, he’s had to err on the side of caution when it comes to his jokes. “You don’t know what you’re going to say to offend people,” the 65-year-old actor said during a PaleyFest panel for “Last Man Standing” in Beverly Hills, Calif. […]

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Jerry Seinfeld on Louis C.K.’s standup return: ‘It’s his thing to figure out’

Jerry Seinfeld is a celebrated comic, entertainer and actor, but even he isn’t sure how Louis C.K. should handle his career after he publicly admitted to sexual harassment last year. After FX canceled a production deal with him last November when the allegations first broke, the comedian had stayed away from the spotlight, until his recent unannounced performance at New […]

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Michael Che: Louis C.K. has a ‘right to speak and make a living’

As comedians continue to have heated debates about Louis C.K.’s unofficial return to stand-up comedy, “Saturday Night Live” “Weekend Update” anchor Michael Che took to Instagram to chime about the coverage of C.K.’s recent surprise stand-up set Sunday night at New York City’s Comedy Cellar. C.K., who late last year admitted to sexual misconduct, has been under a lot of criticism for his […]

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Tiffany Haddish sets Netflix stand-up special

The Tiffany Haddish train keeps on rolling. The comedian and actress is set to debut a brand new one-hour stand-up special on Netflix. Haddish will record the special in early 2019, with Netflix set to release later in the year. Haddish’s first stand-up special, “Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood,” debuted on Showtime last year. “Tiffany Haddish […]

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Bobcat Goldthwait asks Disney to remove his voice from parks after James Gunn firing

Bobcat Goldthwait joined the ranks of celebrities to rise in support of James Gunn, with the comedian calling on Disney to remove his voice from an upcoming Disneyland theme park attraction to avoid appearing hypocritical. Disney fired Gunn as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” on Friday after a conservative website surfaced tweets that referenced rape and pedophilia that Disney […]

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Jerry Seinfeld surprises comedy fans with impromptu show

Jerry Seinfeld can summon a crowd on demand. We hear the legendary comic popped into Stand Up NY on Memorial Day, telling the manager he’d be back in 30 minutes and “would try to bring in people.” Seinfeld merely tweeted he’d be taking the stage, and “over 50 people came in right away,” said an attendee. “It was amazing.” The […]

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Why Martin Short and Steve Martin won’t joke about Trump

Martin Short and Steve Martin have deliberately kept politics — and President Donald Trump — largely out of their comedy, but in Short’s case, it’s not because he’s short on opinions. “Steve and I have great respect for the fact that we don’t just want a liberal audience. So you want the audience to feel that this is, in a […]

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