I'm going to say something that much of Black America agrees on and much of White America doesn't seem to understand to be true: Dave Chappelle walked off stage in Hartford and he was justified.
Audiences must learn how to respect Dave Chappelle, or we might lose him for good.
While C.K.'s decision to push back the fourth season of Louie will certainly give him time write poignant, funny scripts, it's also going to drive anticipation and expectations even higher than normal.
Comedy is powerful. And while the drug war is not a laughing matter, comedians are often able to capture the absurdity and insanity better than policy papers and traditional journalism. Below are five humorous clips that allow us to laugh, so we don't have to cry.
"Key & Peele" contained more hits than misses. If upcoming episodes are as solidly written and performed as well as these two ... this could well be one of the best new cable comedies to come down the pike in some time.
Jill has the #1 album in the country, and features Anthony Hamilton on her latest single, "So In Love." Here, she gives us some background on how her duet came about.
Here is my top-10 list of individuals, from Brett Favre to Dave Chappelle, who provided us with valuable lessons this decade.
Recently I decided -- for probably the third or fourth time -- to stop watching The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the Comedy Central cable channel. B...
When I walked into her plush, brightly decorated Harlem brownstone on a hot day last month, Dr. Maya Angelou was seated on a fire-engine-red chair and was the picture of health.
How would he take on the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Obama's heavily criticized health care plan, Sarah Palin's political rise, or Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation to the Supreme Court? Damn, I miss Dave Chappelle.
The same slurs, epithets, and offensive language that comics use to get laughs can create disrespect in the workplace, school and in other social settings.
The Hangover set the comedy bar high this summer, but The Goods ably continues the tradition of taking fools and rogues and elevating them to near-mythic proportions.
What happens when you're lampooning someone, or some segment of society, but in exposing their ridiculous notions, they only think you're promoting their cause?
In the Recession of 2009, America needs writers more than ever. Writers in the entertainment industry create the stories most seen around the world. ...
What about the black political variety on U.S. television? To whom have Richard Pryor and Dick Gregory passed the baton of African American comedic observation?
100 Holiday Wishes. This is my holiday wish list. May they all come true.