• Donald Glover’s FX hip-hop comedy pilot ‘Atlanta’ is happening

    Donald Glover will create and star in a new comedy pilot for FX Networks. Childish Gambino is already working on the next season of Community for Yahoo! Screen and his next project Atlanta will show off more of his hip-hop chops. Atlanta is about two cousins working their way up the Atlanta rap scene but their warring opinions on art vs. commerce, success and race make their journey difficult. Donald

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    Three questions with comedian Sam Morril, winner of the Laughing Skull Comedy Fest competition

    If you haven’t read out our recap of Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Comedy Festival that went down last week, go here. During our time there, we chatted with a few comics, one of which was winner of the marquee event of the fest– the four-night stand-up competition: Sam Morril. The New York City-based comic snagged $1,000, the promise of at least four weeks national headlining work and more. Did you feel

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    Laughing Skull Comedy Festival: competition recap

    The second annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival kicked off its four day stand-up contest on April 6 in Atlanta. What started in November with nearly 700 comedians from more than 25 cities, had been whittled down to just 72 comics. At stake: what could possibly amount to six months of steady work, representation from Jus’ Wiggin’ entertainment and a thousand bucks for first place. What was really funny: most of

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    Inside Paul Mooney’s pay-per-view special “The Godfather of Comedy”

    Never before has a comedian decided to produce a Pay-Per-View stand-up comedy special. Who’s got the balls to do something like that, anyway. Paul Mooney does. And we were there to see it go down. Here’s what you could expect once it hits your television. Paul Mooney held the taping of his upcoming Pay-Per-View comedy special, “The Godfather of Comedy,” at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta on Aug. 31.

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    Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Lounge launches comedy fest

    Submissions are now being accepted for the first Laughing Skull Comedy Festival to be held in Atlanta from March 3-7. If you have what it takes to be accepted to the festival, you will face a panel of three judges, representing top comedy industry, including Jeff Singer of the Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival, Josh Leiberman of 3 Arts, and TJ Markwalter of the Gersh Agency. As if that’s not

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