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Jon Stewart calls out Fuckface Von Clownstick (aka Trump) for racism at Chappelle’s Radio City show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jon Stewart was a surprise guest at the show that also included Chance the Rapper, Hannibal Buress, John Mayer, and Mo Amer.

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Kendrick Lamar was the special guest at Chappelle’s Radio City show (setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Every show so far has had some surprise unannounced guests, but this was the only one actually billed as “Very Special Guest,” so you knew it had to be legitimately special. And it was. Chappelle’s guest was Kendrick, who played a full set of fan favorites.

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Jo Firestone taping LP at Union Hall with special guest Will Butler

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jo Firestone has to be one of Brooklyn’s busiest comedians. When she’s not writing for Jimmy Fallon or hosting her excellent podcast Dr. Gameshow, she’ll e performing at two major comedy festivals in Brooklyn soon, and taping a new comedy album.

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Trevor Noah on tour, headlining Radio City (where he plays w/ Chappelle this week)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Trevor Noah is busy. Between hosting The Daily Show and standup appearances, his 2017 calendar is full, as is some of 2018. He plays Friday at Radio City with Chappelle, and then headlines his own show there in January.

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Dave Chappelle has been playing the Comedy Cellar during Radio City run

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle has been playing surprise sets at the Comedy Cellar during his Radio City run, including yesterday’s brunch show.

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John Cleese bringing ‘Monty Python & The Holy Grail’ to screens across the US

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

John Cleese will be at every screening answering questions and talking about this, one of the most quotable comedies ever made.

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Dave Chappelle brought out Talib Kweli & more at House of Vans (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chappelle’s Radio City run continues on Saturday (8/12) with Michael Che & Colin Jost (and Leslie Jones), whose new ‘Weekend Update’ summer edition premiered last night.

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‘The Munsters’ is getting a TV reboot set in “hipster Brooklyn”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sixties sitcom staple The Munsters is getting a TV reboot that will have the family of monsters and ghouls trying to fit into “hipster Brooklyn.” Seth Meyers is one of the executive producers and the show is being helmed by Jill Kargman whose book Momzillas was turned into series Odd Mom Out

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Now Hear This podcast fest: 2017 lineup & tix (HDTGM, LeVar Burton, Planet Money, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Hear This podcast festival happens September 8 – 10 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in NYC. Twenty-five popular podcasts will be taped live, including Comedy Bang! Bang!, How Did This Get Made, NPR’s Planet Money, Larry Willmore: Black on the Air, Lovett or Leave It, The Weeds, Levar Burton Reads, Criminal and more.

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Michelle Wolf (‘The Daily Show’) taping HBO special in NYC ++ other standup dates

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You may know comedian Michelle Wolf from her time on Late Night with Seth Meyers or from her current gig as a writer/correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Folks in NYC may also know her from regular standup appearances everywhere, from Seth Herzog’s SWEET to Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train…

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Dave Chappelle hosting free party at House of Vans during Radio City run

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The party includes Stretch Armstrong, D-Nice, Chappelle’s tour DJ, DJ Trauma, live graffiti, and more.

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NY Comedy Fest 2017 lineup & tix: Nick Offerman, Impractical Jokers & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of the New York Comedy Festival happens November 7 -12 at various venues around the city, and they have announced the initial lineup, which includes Nick Offerman, Chris Hardwick, Kevin Smith, Iliza Shlesinger, Brian Regan, Jim Norton, Bill Maher, Tom Segura, podcasts “How Did This Get Made” and “2 Dope Queens,” and more…

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Janeane Garofalo, Judy Gold & more playing 2017 Cinder Block Comedy Fest

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Janeane Garofalo, Judy Gold, Jeffrey Joseph and Nikki Carr will headline the second edition of the diverse The Cinder Block Comedy Festival (which is presented by The Meatball Shop this year) which runs September 7 – 10 at a handful of venues in Williamsburg and Bushwick, Brooklyn

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T.I. and Dead Prez joined The Roots for Dave Chappelle @ Radio City Night 4

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Ashy Larry! Chapelle’s 16-show Radio City run continues tonight with his first of two shows with Chris Rock.

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Dave Chappelle @ Radio City night 2 recap w/ Ice Cube, Common, Vince Staples, Tyler the Creator

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chappelle was also on last night’s episode of ‘Colbert’ and said Trump is like “a bad DJ at a good party.”

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Dave Chappelle began Radio City run with Lil Wayne, The Roots, Anderson Paak, Fat Joe, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle began his 16-show Radio City residency last night (8/1). The announced guests were Lil Wayne and The Roots, and there were unannounced appearances by Anderson .Paak, Fat Joe, French Montana, 50 Cent, Judd Apatow and Ashy Larry…

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Usher added to Dave Chappelle’s Radio City residency

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chappelle also recently stopped by Hot 97’s Ebro In The Morning, where he talked about Jay-Z’s new album, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, the late Charlie Murphy, Prince, Game of Thrones, R Kelly, and more.

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BV interview w/ Chris Gethard: “In the end I always ask myself — what would Jeff Rosenstock do?”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“At the end of the day, I am still obsessed with doing this television show. I won’t walk away from it until it is dead. It’s come close to dying so many times, but it just refuses to go away. I’m proud of that.” The new season of ‘The Chris Gethard Show’ debuts August 3.

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