It's quite easy to assume that anyone who does a comedy show about God is going to be derogatory towards religious people. That it will bully the poor figure and poke holes in sundry paper-thin arguments based on naught but faith and old books.
Just a few years ago loved those deals so much that we bought hundreds or even dozens of them, from Groupon or one of the Groupon-alikes that leaped into the market, then we forgot that we had bought them until they expired.
The 2012 New York Comedy Festival returns November 7-11 to offer up big laughs to the Big Apple with comedy's biggest stars performing on New York's grandest stages, including Carnegie Hall, The Beacon Theatre, Madison Square Garden, Town Hall, and The Apollo Theater.
The problem is this: you have chosen as your outdoor concert space the area immediately below my bedroom window. Therefore I have been awoken for the past several days by bagpipes, commencing with militaristic regularity at 9:00 am.
CNN's latest numbers indicate that the network is now viewed predominantly by adult males with Crohn's disease who forgot to turn their televisions off and Long-toed salamanders between the ages of four and eight.
You must admit, there's something devastatingly hypnotic about Mitt Romney's monotone. He's a one-man drone strike. But it's not just Mitt; it's the whole GOP that wants to snap its fingers and have us remember nothing.
The Americans are the favorite to win Olympic gold in London. While the main competition looks to be the usual suspects -- Spain, Argentina and Israel -- the U.S. team's "Jewish connection" certainly won't hurt their chances.
Harvey will certainly be around in many other shapes and forms. When fans take in a show at comedy stages around the country and wonder where the humor with heart went, they will remember that the great Steve Harvey, one of the original kings of comedy
At Tig Notaro's set last night, the audience witnessed a truly historical moment in comedy. For the first time in my life, I genuinely laughed and cried at the exact same time. When she took the mike, she said, "Thank you, thank you, I have cancer."
Hope you enjoyed Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, that special August 1 holiday where some of our greatest intellectuals abandoned their monster truck rallies and gathered 'round Heterosexual Chicken Emperor Dan Cathy.
I'd always heard/thought that you can't teach people to be funny; either they're born with the "funny gene" or not. While that may or may not be so, this book proves that you can teach people about comedy in a truly entertaining fashion.
Could someone actually be bold enough to make comedy about Mexico's devastating War on Drugs? Filmmaker, journalist and self-proclaimed "recovering documentary filmmaker" Greg Berger has done just that.
Being a pulp fiction writer is hard: living from royalty check to royalty check, typing as fast as you can to stay ahead of the landlord, popping psychotropic pills to keep the creative juices flowing.