In this week’s cold open, Saturday Night Live presented a pretty OK sketch about President-elect (***barf***) Donald J. Trump, as played by acclaimed actor Alec Baldwin, interrupting an all-too important security briefing to retweet random people in a blind rage, which is what the real Trump actually did this week in another one-sided beef with a media organization. And guess, what? Real Trump (this time) tweeted in a blind rage against SNL: Just tried watching Saturday Night Live – unwatchable!Read More →
The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand Street, Basement Level, Brooklyn, NY 11211) proudly presents The Fuck Donald Trump Marathon, 31 and 1/2 straight hours of comedy goodness aimed to fuck with the incoming fascist regime of Donald J. Trump. Standup, storytelling, improv, characters, etc. You name it, we’ve got it, all just to show that racist orange garbage bag that love does indeed trump hate and fear. …and punch and pie. The fun starts Friday, January 13th at 6pm andRead More →
UPDATED [11/6/2016 AT 10:30AM]: A representative for Dave Chappelle commented to Variety about the original reports regarding his comedy show on Friday night: “‘Dave is disgusted by the tone of the election and especially by the idea that his comedy would be misconstrued to defend [Donald] Trump. His comedy show blasted both candidates,’ the rep said, adding, ‘By the way, he voted for Hillary [Clinton].’” So, there you have it. Fuck you, Jared Kushner! ORIGINAL POST [11/5/2016 AT 6:30PM]: Okay…Read More →
Deadline is reporting that superstar comedian Dave Chappelle has been tapped to host the November 12th edition of Saturday Night Live. The entertainment news site points out that not only is this Chappelle’s first time hosting, it’ll also be the first episode of the famed sketch institution after Election Day, so the comic will either be helping us breathe a sigh of relief or giving us a much needed laugh before Muslim- and Mexican-Americans are whisked away to Emperor Trump’sRead More →
Tracy Morgan helped the gang over at Team Coco wrap up their New York City stint with a memorable and funny appearance on Thursday night. The famed 30 Rock star revealed to host Conan O’Brien that he has made peace with the truck driver who t-boned him. As for his new neighbors, that’s a whole other story. Conan airs Mondays – Thursdays at 11pm Eastern/Pacific on TBS.
The stars came out on Tuesday night for the 10th Annual Stand Up for Heroes event at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, Bruce Springsteen, and more were on hand to raise money for The Bob Woodruff Foundation for Veterans. But the highlight of the evening was former Daily Show host Jon Stewart, who gleefully recalled the 2013 Twitter war he found himself in with one Donald J. Trump. AccordingRead More →
Wow. If you’re not on Louis C.K.’s mailing list then you missed this plea to stop Donald J. Trump at the bottom of today’s email promoting the latest episode of Horace and Pete: “P.S. Please stop it with voting for Trump. It was funny for a little while. But the guy is Hitler. And by that I mean that we are being Germany in the 30s. Do you think they saw the shit coming? Hitler was just some hilariousRead More →
MO S. FATHELBAB’S STATEMENT ON MUSLIM AUDIENCE MEMBERS AT THE EXPERIMENT COMEDY GALLERY (Brooklyn, NY) December 11, 2015 — Mo Fathelbab here, the general manager of The Experiment Comedy Gallery, Brooklyn’s premiere alternative comedy venue. I am also a Muslim-American, and as you might imagine, I happen to think that Donald Trump can go to hell. I want to do my part to bring the Muslim-American community and the New York City comedy community together, which is why I’m makingRead More →