Tracy Morgan aces first stand-up comedy gig after his car crash in 2014

Tracy Morgan aces first stand-up comedy gig after his car crash in 2014
Tracy Morgan has returned to stand-up comedy for the first time since his horrific road accident in June 2014. The 47-year-old actor and comedian was left with a traumatic brain injury and a broken leg after the crash in New Jersey. But the star put …
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Al-Hezb El-Comedy: Egypt's platform for good laughs
Hashem El-Garhy left his job in professional marketing to become a comedian and then an entrepreneur. The stand-up artist is one of Egypt's most promising comedians as he does not only embody the role of the comedian but also advocates spreading …
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What's on Today: Wine Wednesdays, That's Mandarin Movie Night, Standup Comedy

What's on Today: Wine Wednesdays, That's Mandarin Movie Night, Standup Comedy
That's Mandarin screens the comedy film 'Lost on Journey' (2010) to help you practice your language skills and learn some new vocabulary. There are free drinks and snacks, English subtitles to help you keep up with the jokes, and most importantly a …
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The 10 Best Stand-Up Specials of 2015
Eugene Mirman's comedy blurs the line between the stage and his real life. Now, that can be said about many truth-telling comedians; however, Mirman subverts that relationship with his stand-up bleeding into his everyday. What does this mean in practice?
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A Guide to New York Stand-up Comedy

A Guide to New York Stand-up Comedy
New York City and stand-up comedy are inextricably linked, like two dysfunctional conjoined twins that share one very hard-working liver. Stand-up exists outside of New York, of course, most obviously in Los Angeles and Chicago, but there seems to be …
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5 Hot Books: A History of Stand-Up Comedy, the Novel Behind the New Leo
Think of Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken, but set in the West, just after Lewis and Clark made their trek, and that's The Revenant, a fictionalized account of a grueling historical journey. It won plenty of fans when it was published in 2002, but will no …
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Stand-up comedy in Mandarin
He told similar fish-out-of water stories at the Flushing Comedy Club in New York. The appreciative audience was mostly from northern China and Taiwan. They loved that Mr Bishop, along with two other stand-up comedians, were making jokes about New …
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Good evening, St Petersburg! How the West is bringing stand-up comedy to Russia

Good evening, St Petersburg! How the West is bringing stand-up comedy to Russia
He has also played to packed-out venues on a string of successful British comedy tours. But recently the London-born, Edinburgh-residing Irishman has been taking his comedy farther afield. As far as Kazakhstan, in fact. “That gig was like the kind of …

Brian Logan's top 10 comedy of 2015
… Hodgson plays with the concepts of deception and myth making, offering his ex-hero a speck of redemption as he powers his story to a cathartic finale. Unassuming it may be, but there's no denying that Lance – touring the UK in 2016 – is champion …
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Comedy group to make Civic Center stop
GLENS FALLS | "Holiday Hahaha's," a nationally touring comedy group, will present three shows at Heritage Hall at Glens Falls Civic Center Dec. 27, including a noon "Kid's Comedy and Stunt" show intended for families. Adult-oriented comedy shows will …
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The Naughty List: Gina Gold, Lydia Popovich, Ruby Gill & More
Ruby has performed at San Francisco Punchline, Cobb's Comedy Club, Redwood Comedy Festival, Desi Comedy Fest, Outsourced Comedy Tour, She currently produces three monthly shows in the Bay Area "Yum & Yummer", "Local Talent" and "Oakland …
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Mike Recine To Release Debut Standup Comedy Album
Mike Recine To Release Debut Standup Comedy Album (LOS ANGELES, CA) — Mike Recine: Union Delegate, his debut standup comedy album, will be released by Comedy Dynamics on iTunes, Google Play, and all other digital retailers and streaming sites …
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Kartik Aaryan to try his hands on stand – up comedy
PYAAR KA PUNCHNAMA 2 fame Kartik Aaryan is trying his hand as a stand-up comedian. The upcoming new age heartthrob whose monologue in the cult series is a range has got number of event organizers excited and have approached Kartik Aaryan to …

Undateable star Ron Funches releasing debut stand-up album: First Listen
Ron Funches is one of those guys that anyone who's a fan of comedy sees everywhere. He plays the oddball friend Shelly on NBC's Undateable, and has had guest spots on various comedy series such as New Girl, Kroll Show, Mulaney, Portlandia, Drunk …
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Comedy Gold: Judy Gold to perform standup in McLean
When it comes to women in the comedy world, Judy Gold is truly worthy of her last name. As writer and producer of “The Rosie O'Donnell Show,” star of two acclaimed Off Broadway one-woman shows or just the nearly 25 years she has been doing standup, …

Daily Show host Trevor Noah is getting his own stand-up special on Comedy Central
… TV critics and reporters this summer in Santa Monica. Prior to his Daily Show gig, the comedian hosted the late-night talk show Tonight with Trevor Noah in South Africa. His stand-up comedy skills were also on display in the 2013 Showtime comedy …
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Trevor Noah Returns To 'The Daily Show' “But Can't Stand Up
“And of course, Comedy Central for giving me one day off. I'm joking!” Noah grinned, explaining the network told him to take off as much time as he needed but he was anxious to get back to work. People got agitated when the network said he would be …
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Comedy Hype: 'MC Jin, Please Stand-Up' – Freestyle King To Comedy King
In the very first installment of Comedy Hype's new editorial piece MC Jin, Please Stand-Up, we get an inside documentation of former freestyle king (of BET's 106 & Park), Jin's transition into the world of stand-up comedy. In the continuous feature …
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Trevor Noah's Standup Special 'Lost in Translation' Airs on Comedy Central
trevor_noah_lost_in_translation Aside from his post at The Daily Show, Trevor Noah just added a new Comedy Central gig. The network announced today that Noah's new standup special Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation is set to air later this month.
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