Tag Archives: Comedy News

SZA made her ‘SNL’ debut (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

SZA made her Saturday Night Live debut this weekend (12/9), playing two songs off this year’s Ctrl. Backed by a choir and a small brass and woodwind ensemble, she played hits “The Weekend” and “Love Galore”…

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NYC comedy roundup: Aparna Nancherla, Max Silvestri, Josie Long & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There is never a shortage of comedy events to attend in NYC. Here’s a roundup of some of the funny things coming up in the next couple months…

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St. Vincent played “Los Ageless” acoustic on ‘The Daily show with Trevor Noah’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After playing “Slow Disco” with a string section on Fallon and two Kings Theatre shows (pics, review), St. Vincent appeared on ‘The Daily Show’ for an interview with Trevor Noah and an acoustic performance of “Los Ageless.”

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upcoming comedy: Michelle Wolf, Jim Norton, “Anita Dick”, Neil Hamburger & more!

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Jean Grae & John Hodgman, “Butterboy,” Rory Scovel, Brian Posehn and more upcoming comedy in NYC.

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Chunklet’s Henry Owings released a comedy record, touring w/ Bardo Pond +++ BV Q&A

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Chunklet founder’s upcoming standup tour has him playing shows with Bardo Pond, Honey Radar and more.

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Grammys 2018 nominees (Kendrick, Jay-Z, SZA, Cardi B, LCD Soundsystem, Code Orange, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

2018 Grammy nominees also include Lorde, The War On Drugs, Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, The National, Father John Misty, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Rapsody, Migos, Tyler the Creator, Iron & Wine, and more.

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000′ renewed for 2nd Netflix season

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

If you watched Mystery Science Theater 3000‘s annual Turkey Day Marathon, one of the surprises was news that the the cult series has been picked up for second season by Netflix. That marks the show’s 12th season over all…

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watch Jeff Tweedy & Steve Albini play cops in new Affordable Care Act PSA

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini bring their comedic talents to a new PSA about the Affordable Care Act. As you may know the Trump administration cut the ACA enrollment window in half and eliminated its advertising budget, so you may not know that enrollment ends December 15…

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MST3K’s Joel Hodgson & Jonah Ray talk touring, music, Turkey Day, GWARbar & more in BV interview

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We also asked Jonah about the new Grandaddy video he appears in, the band he’s in with members of Blood Brothers and Desaparecidos, and more.

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John Mulaney adds 6th Radio City show, played “Night of Too Many Stars”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

John Mulaney has sold out the five Radio City shows on his “Kid Gorgeous” Tour, and he now added a sixth show. Video has also been released of his “Night of Too Many Stars” set.

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Dave Chappelle shares ‘Stranger Things’-themed trailer for new Netflix special, coming New Year’s Eve

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle said he’d release three Netflix specials in 2017. Two came out in March, and Chappelle will release the third one at the very last minute…

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Sarah Silverman discusses Louis CK: “Can you love someone who did bad things?”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

”I love Louis but Louis did these things. Both of these statements are true, so I just keep asking myself: ‘Can you love someone who did bad things? Can you still love them?’ I can mull that over later certainly, because the only people who matter right now are the victims.”

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FX Networks severs ties with Louis CK; Pamela Adlon responds

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K. We are cancelling the overall deal between FX Productions and his production company, Pig Newton. He will no longer serve as executive producer or receive compensation on any of the four shows we were producing with him – Better Things, Baskets, One Mississippi and The Cops.”

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“Anita Dick” playing Comedy Cellar; Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard & Todd Barry too

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Comedy Cellar is famous for huge stars showing up unannounced. This Tuesday they’re listing a secret guest….

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Aziz Ansari, Salman Rushdie, Swet Shop Boys & more sign plea to save the Rohingya from genocide

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kumail Nanjiani, Mindy Kaling, Madhur Jaffrey, Hasan Minhaj, Aparna Nancherla, Vijay Iyer, Anil Dash, and Hari Kondabolu are also among the many signatories.

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Louis CK’s I Love You Daddy release canceled, HBO severs ties after misconduct allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The blowback from the The New York Times’ article on the Louis CK sexual misconduct allegations has been swift. Thursday night’s premiere of his new film I Love You Daddy was canceled just hours before it was supposed to happen and now the film’s distributor, The Orchard, has entirely canceled the release of the film, which was supposed to be out November 16….

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NY Times article on Louis CK coming…. NY premiere of “I Love You Daddy” canceled

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The NYC premiere of Louis CK‘s new film, I Love You Daddy, which was to have happened tonight (11/9) has been canceled. The Hollywood Reporter reports that it was canceled in advance of a New York Times story on CK that is about to break, “in case it is damaging”

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