Late night round-up: Ronny Chieng crushes on The Tonight Show; other late night shows blackball stand-ups

Seth Meyers continues to show no love for stand-up comedy on Late Night with Seth Meyers. He extended his Thursday night show so he wouldn’t have to cut Leslie Jones and her Game of Thrones segment, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, or the instantly infamous Mueller report. He couldn’t extend the show six minutes one time to squeeze in a talented up-and-coming stand-up? What’s the deal, Seth?! Late night TV had

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10 comedians who died on stage doing what they loved

The recent death of British comic Ian Cognito made international headlines because of his comedic timing—he died onstage in the middle of his act. Officials say Cognito died as the result of a heart attack. Though there was shock over the circumstances, Cognito (born Paul Barbieri) wasn’t the first comedian to die in front of an audience, nor will he be the last. A couple of pop culture obsessives, Jeff

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Catch Aries Spears at the Helium Comedy Club – KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Catch Aries Spears at the Helium Comedy Club  KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisST. LOUIS – Comedian Aries Spears joins us to promote his shows in St. Louis April 19 and 20. Spears got his start in the comedy business at just 14. He will be …

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New Comedy Show Mocks Jesus as ‘Mayor of Auschwitz’ – Faithwire

New Comedy Show Mocks Jesus as ‘Mayor of Auschwitz’  FaithwirePerhaps to pay back his sins from his time on “The Simpsons,” actor Hank Azaria is now taking grotesque pot […]

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Someone Great Is Totally New Kind of Romantic Comedy – Glamour

Someone Great Is Totally New Kind of Romantic Comedy  GlamourDirector and writer Jennifer Kaytin Robinson realized the rom-com has been focusing on the wrong romance. So she created Someone Great, now on Netflix.

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Interview: Succession’s Jesse Armstrong – “It’s a Comedy of Real Life.” – Awards Daily

Interview: Succession’s Jesse Armstrong – “It’s a Comedy of Real Life.”  Awards DailyI recently caught up with showrunner Jesse Armstrong to discuss creating the family dynasty The Roys for last summer’s HBO hit Succession. Dysfunctional ……

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EXCLUSIVE: Jim Gaffigan channels inner Craigslist creep in Drunk Parents clip

At this point, I think we’re all in agreement that Jim Gaffigan is a real actor person in addition to being a beloved stand-up comedian. Gaffigan next stars in Drunk Parents, a comedy led by Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek. Laughspin has an exclusive clip of the Jim Gaffigan Show star being a movie star. Drunk Parents follows two upper-class parents who go broke shortly after their daughter goes off

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“‘Fear and Loathing’ Is a Romantic Comedy” Says Director Terry Gilliam – Yahoo Sports

“‘Fear and Loathing’ Is a Romantic Comedy” Says Director Terry Gilliam  Yahoo SportsTerry Gilliam discusses making the film, ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,’ taking acid, and having Hunter S. Thompson on set.

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Podcast hit ‘On Cinema at the Cinema’ goes live in rare night of comedy at First Avenue – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Podcast hit ‘On Cinema at the Cinema’ goes live in rare night of comedy at First Avenue  Minneapolis Star TribuneSpectators at the tour opening of “On Cinema at the Cinema” not intimately familiar with the podcast or Adult Swim series must ha…

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Interview: Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn on Their Vital New Comedy Central Show “The New Negroes” – Pitchfork

Interview: Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn on Their Vital New Comedy Central Show “The New Negroes”  PitchforkThe new TV series from the rapper and comedian combines stand-up, sketch comedy, and hip-hop.

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