stand up

Way before Meet Dave, Norbit, The Klumps, or Shrek, Eddie Murphy was one of the funniest stand-up comics of all time. That’s why it was such a big deal that he told jokes on stage while receiving the Mark Twain Award for Comedy for the first time since before most millennials can remember. In total, it’s been 28 […]

When comedian Bernie Mac passed away in 2008 at the age of 50 from pneumonia complications after suffering from the disease sarcoidosis, I’m pretty sure everyone was shocked at a passing that seemed so unexpected.

Not since Richard Pryor have black comedians really challenged America’s views on race, especially as it pertains to black America. While Chris Rock and Paul Mooney will always hold their own in the genre of social critique comedy, most current black comedians today seem to steer clear of injecting their routines with edgy talk of […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officially announced today that iconic comedian Eddie Murphy would host the 84th Annual Academy Award in 2012. Few comedians today have seen as varied a career as Murphy, who is (correctly) regarded as one of the most electrifying comic actors of all time based on his early […]

L.A. Times sports reporter Melissa Rohlin catches up with NBA star Ron Artest, a.k.a. Metta World Peace, as he kicks off a stand-up comedy tour at the Improv in West Hollywood this past Friday night. Watch Artest’s stand-up routine below:

This past weekend at NBA basketball player Josh Howard’s Celebrity Weekend in Dallas, Texas, caught up with Grand Hustle comedian and Twitter celebrity, Lil’ Duval. Lil’ Duval is currently hard at work on a tour around the country making special appearances at select dates and is working on a new television show with MTV […]