Comedy has had quite the history of who’s funny now and why. Since humor can be based on observations, a lot of it is contextual of what is directly happening in society. In the 1940s, comedians were making jokes about their mother-in-laws. In the ‘60s and ‘70s, comedians were making quips about civil rights. Many […]
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“If I get a thought, I find that the tangent to me is more interesting than the actual joke.” Dick Shawn was once described by Johnny Carson as being a “Stream of Consciousness” performer. This was very much true. Watching Dick Shawn onstage, there was an electric air of unpredictability. There was much to be […]
Comedian Jeff Dye tells jokes about being dumb and happy versus being smart and miserable on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Jeff Dye stars in NBC’s new eclectic comedy adventure series Better Late Than Never. This exciting project follows the travel of Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw and George Foreman as Jeff gives […]
Louis C.K. made an appearance on The Tonight Show last night to discuss several topics including touring, giving up his phone, swearing off the internet, hi-jacking the Golden Globes, and the play-like feel of his series Horace and Pete. LOUIS C.K. EXPLAINS HOW HE KEPT HORACE AND PETE SECRET LOUIS C.K. BEYONCÉD A SERIES AND […]
Jack Whitehall on Fallon, “4 glasses of wine at dinner in L.A. you’re an alcoholic, the same in Britain you’re the designated driver”
Jack Whitehall performs jokes about how New Yorkers drink like Brits and why the Lion King is Shakespeare with fur on The Tonight Show. Whitehall is an English comedian, television presenter and actor. He is best known for his stand-up comedy and for starring as JP in the UK TV series Fresh Meat, and as […]
Jimmy Fallon celebrates the life and music of Prince by sharing a memorable story of when the Purple One randomly challenged him to a game of ping-pong. Fallon also tells the story about dancing live on stage while Prince bails on him at Madison Square Garden.
Comedian Nick Guerra performs jokes about bad dating advice and women being the Tupacs of emotion during his performance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday. Nick Guerra is quickly making an impact in the clubs and on TV. Guerra is an audience favorite from NBC’s Last Comic Standing and is the 2015 […]
Ellie Kemper announces her new family addition and explains how being a terrible liar made it hard to make excuses for why she couldn’t shoot certain scenes for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Enjoy her appearance on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt returns to Netflix April 15th.
Ladies and gentlemen… the legend! Andrew Dice Clay was the guest comedian on The Tonight Show last night. Dice is seeing a nice renaissance these days. Coming off a string of great acting appearances that began with the final season of Entourage, into rave reviews in a Woody Allen flick, and now his new Showtime […]
Gabriel Iglesias on The Tonight Show, “I heard you when I walked in, ‘There goes Chris Christie.’ Whatever”
Comedian Gabriel Iglesias performs jokes about alking elevators and meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger for the first time on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. “Fluffy,” aka Gabriel Iglesias, returns to TV on Thursday, April 7 with a second season of his Fuse hit show, Fluffy Breaks Even. One week prior on March 31, fans will also […]