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Dave Chappelle Talks Quitting “Chappelle’s Show” With David Letterman

Dave Chappelle made his first late-night appearance in more than six years Tuesday, and one of the first questions he was asked was why he quit his cult sketch comedy show “Chappelle’s Show.”

06/11/2014

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Tracy Morgan Sits Down with Hannibal Buress To Talk About ‘SNL,’ ’30 Rock,’ & What’s Next

Tracy Morgan considers Richard Pryor to be the Messiah of comedy but ask him who the greatest living comedian is and he’ll say it’s himself. That’s exactly why his fans came out to see him on Wednesday night. Because only Tracy Morgan could say that and make it funny.

04/18/2014

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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

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Sherri Shepherd Brings Stand-Up Act To Chelsea This Weekend

Emmy Award-winning talk show host Sherri Shepherd is known for her wit. Catch her this weekend in NYC!

11/01/2013

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Brooke Shields, Janeane Garofalo Among Stars Performing At N.J. Gilda Radner Tribute

An all-star lineup is slated to perform in Hackensack this weekend as a comedy tribute to original Saturday Night Live cast member Gilda Radner.

11/01/2013

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Comedy For A Cause: Robert Klein Sits Down On The Couch

From Broadway to Hollywood, Robert Klein has entertained audiences for more than 40 years. The legendary comedian joined us to talk about Laugh For Sight, an all-star comedy benefit, that he is headlining along with fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld. It is hosted by WFAN’s Craig Carton.

10/24/2013

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Comedy Giants Contend For Emmys: Which Actors Will Bring Home The Win?

The comedy categories in this year’s prime time Emmy Awards are packed with major talent. From Lena Dunham to Bob Newhart, there are major stars vying for the top honors this year. Check out who might take home the Emmy – do you agree?

08/22/2013

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Sinbad Takes His Comedy To The Next Level

Sinbad is bringing his unique brand of comedy to the multiples. ‘Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla’ is his brand new comedy special. It will air in movie theaters nationwide on Thursday.

08/21/2013

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Jerry O’Connell Gets Skimpy On “We Are Men”

Jerry O’Connell got a surprise when he saw part of his character’s wardrobe in the new CBS comedy “We Are Men.”

07/31/2013

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SNL’s Rising Star Jay Pharoah To Headline Carolines On Broadway

You may know him for his uncanny impressions of Will Smith, Denzel Washington and President Barack Obama, as seen on Saturday Night Live. Now Jay Pharoah is headlining a New York City venue for the first time.

05/29/2013

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5 Standout Stand-Up Comedians In NYC

These five up-and-coming stand-ups are far from dull and taking laughter to a whole new level — whether it’s revamping a live late night talk show, creating improvised podcasts, or dishing out psychic advice.

04/30/2013

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Local Funny Man To Host New Radio Show In Boston

After several years pulling pranks on a local morning radio show, T.J. Taormina is bringing his talent to Boston to host his own show on CBS Radio Top 40 Station, WODS-FM.

02/28/2013

2.27.13 Bill Bellamy

Bill Belamy Talks New Comedy Special, Offers Relationship Advice On The Couch

Comedian Bill Bellamy keeps it real, fresh and funny in his latest comedy special, “Bill Bellamy’s Lady’s Night Out Tour” on Showtime.

02/27/2013

1.28.13 Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli Cuts Up The Couch

Lisa Lampenelli, comedy’s lovable Queen of Mean, is performing at the legendary venue on Wednesday. She visited The Couch to fill us in on everything from her career, to her dramatic weight loss — and her thoughts on Lance Armstrong.

01/28/2013

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All In The Family: Damien Wayans Has A New Show

His last name is synonymous with laughs – and Damien Dante Wayans, nephew of Shawn and Marlon Wayans, is back on the scene with a new show.

01/15/2013

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