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Comedy On Comics: Silicon Valley’s Tim Chiou Would Make An Excellent ‘Sunfire’

This question has been asked increasingly more in the past decade or so, but where is the Asian representation in our cinema? I don’t even want to get into white-washing, let’s just focus on the fact that with the exception of The Wolverine’s shoddy attempt at Silver Samurai, they’ve been…

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Comedy On Comics: Deadpool 2 “Wet On Wet” Teaser Arrives, First Thoughts

Deadpool is a comic book character so close to my heart. I could not have been more thrilled when the internet caught wind of the test footage and ran with it. Good job nerds! I mean that in the best possible way. But, here’s the problem: Fox. Now that Deadpool…

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Jordan Peele Isn’t Really Feeling ‘Get Out’ Being Called A Comedy

The Golden Globes is currently getting together this year’s nominations and it was discovered that Jordan Peele’s Get Out will be labeled as a comedy for the upcoming award show. Now some of you may see the comedic side of the project while others definitely feel the film touched on…

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Dope Story: Jay Pharoah Shared His Sister Pawned Her Jewelry So He Can Do Comedy

Jay Pharoah stopped by The Late Show last night to encourage people to tune in to his newest series, White Famous on Showtime. The project as mentioned, centers around a comedian looking to make it to the mainstream. While explaining to Colbert what the show was all about, Jay ended…

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Comedy On Comics: Bill Cosby & Louis C.K. Allegations Are When The Heroes Become Villains

To discuss stand-up comedy and ignore the news right now would be insulting your intelligence. We refer to stand-up legends as heroes fairly often. And, while no personal issue can wipe away the genius they brought to their craft, hero (as a title) may no longer be appropriate. What is…

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5 Things To Know Before You Spend Your Money On A Comedy Class

When people ask me how I started doing comedy I always tell the story about how one of my best friends wants to write a comedic movie and decided the best thing to do would be to take a comedy writing class. My initial reaction was, ‘yo, that’s a great idea’…

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6 Comedy Stars Just Made EBONY’s Power 100 Including Tiffany Haddish, Dave Chappelle, And Donald Glover

  Today EBONY Magazine announced their Power 100 for 2017 and several recognized comedians have made the list. Each featured comedian represented a different category recognized by the magazine. We even like to mention that celebrated writer Lena Waithe of Master Of None also made the list as a Luminaire….

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Check Out The Teaser Of Def Comedy Jam’s Return, Premieres On HBO In December

Def Comedy Jam is back and is ready to entertain a brand new audience. Today HBO released it’s first teaser of the stand-up comedy series’s return. We get a glimpse of the line-up which will be hosted by Tony Rock. The show officially is set to premiere on December 1st….

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Comedy On Comics: Why Isn’t Terry Crews A Superhero Yet?

How? I’m sorry; let me make that a complete sentence in case someone skipped the title of this article. How, in this time of almost every actor’s name being associated with a superhero, is Terry Crews not a superhero? I have to believe he’s turning them down. Crews must have…

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Lupita Nyongo’o And Josh Gad Team Up For New Comedy

Josh Gad is headed back to the big screen and this time he will be joined by actress Lupita Nyongo’o. Today it was announced that the two will share the screen for Zombie-comedy, Little Monsters. In the film, the two will have to protect a group of children after an…