• Aziz Ansari announces first tour dates since Babe.net exposé

    Aziz Ansari is back, it seems. Knowing you can’t be more hated in stand-up comedy right now than Bill Cosby or Louis C.K., the embarrassed comedy star took to social media to announce his Road to Nowhere stand-up tour. Earlier this year, Ansari was exposed as, at best, a really bad first date in a Babe.net exposé. Ansari’s sexual misconduct controversy made waves in the news cycle back in January,

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    Aziz Ansari Netflix series is happening! Streaming service continues to build case for comedy dominance.

    Netflix continues to amp up its original comedy offerings ordering a series from comedian Aziz Ansari. Netflix ordered 10 episodes of the unnamed series which Ansari co-created with Parks and Recreation co-executive producer Alan Yang. Ansari and company are keeping details about the project on the down low. All we know is that Ansari stars alongside H. Jon Benjamin, Lena Waithe (Dear White People) and Eric Wareheim of Tim &

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    Watch: Aziz Ansari Netflix special sneak peek (Videos)

    Aziz Ansari’s newest stand-up special Live At Madison Square Garden debuts at midnight tonight exclusively on Netflix. The Parks and Recreation star surprised fans on Twitter this morning when he tweeted the trailer to the special. Ansari recently sold out Madison Square Garden on back-to-back nights last fall. In his second hourlong stand-up special with Netflix, the comedian discusses the plight of American immigrants and gender inequality. His last release

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    Aziz Ansari vs. Rupert Murdoch! #RupertsFault Twitter Hashtag Attacks Murdoch For Anti-Muslim Tweets

    Aziz Ansari, J.K. Rowling, and thousands of Twitter users made Rupert Murdoch into a bigger laughingstock than he already is. When the conservative mogul opined that all Muslims should take responsibility for the recent ISIS terrorist attacks, Ansari and Rowling fired back at Murdoch and inspired the #RupertsFault hashtag. The controversy started with a series of shocking tweets from Rupert Murdoch last week. He essentially blamed all Muslims, even peaceful ones,

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    Parks and Recreation final season starts Jan. 13 so let’s watch this teaser and cry (Video)

    Comedy fans will rejoice on Tuesday, Jan. 13 when Parks and Recreation returns for an all new season. Those same fans, however, will be engaged in bittersweet observance every week as Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari and co. say goodbye to the NBC sitcom. It’s true, you guys. In case you didn’t already know this will be the final season of the critically acclaimed series

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    Comedy Central’s Kroll Show will end after third season, but this isn’t a time for mourning (Videos)

    While viewership remained consistent through its first two seasons and the quality of sketches only improved, Kroll Show will come to an end on Comedy Central after its third season, set to premiere Jan. 13 at 10:30 pm ET. But this is no time for mourning. Comedy Central promises that Nick Kroll’s best known characters will find a proper end to their fictional journeys. According to Comedy Central, “Bobby Bottleservice

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    Nasim Pedrad’s Aziz Ansari impression from Saturday Night Live is amazing (Video)

    Former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself on the long-running sketch comedy show with her impressions of Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars and Barbara Walters. Pedrad left SNL this year to co-star alongside John Mulaney in his new Fox sitcom Mulaney. The Iranian-born comedian appeared on Conan earlier this week where it was revealed that her favorite impression never made it onto Saturday Night Live.

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    Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

    Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians in the country. The tour will include performances by Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Dave Attell, Chris Hardwick,

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    Lewis Black, Don Rickles, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, more headline Just For Laughs’ 32nd festival

    Lewis Black, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, Don Rickles and many more huge names in comedy will headline the 32ns annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The festival just released, in part, the following information: The 32nd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Québec, promises to be the most star-studded lineup ever with a living legend, TV and cinema’s biggest comedy names,

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    Watch: Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim and Jason Woliner launch ‘Food Club’

    Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim (half of the beloved Tim & Eric duo), and Jason Woliner (Parks & Recreation and Human Giant director) are traversing Los Angeles’ diverse culinary scene to see who is worthy of their high praise in their new show Food Club. The three comedians have launched a new show where sample dishes across the City of Angels. In their premiere episode, the group takes along LA Times

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    Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari headline Nashville’s first annual Wild West Comedy Festival

    The “Music City” is about to get a whole lot funnier. Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Productions and Outback Concerts present the first annual Wild West Comedy Festival in Nashville, TN. The four-day weekend May festival will feature an impressive line-up of stand-up comedians. Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Rodney Carrington, Dennis Miller, and BJ Novak are just a few of the names that will perform in the city’s iconic venues, including

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    Watch Aziz Ansari’s trailer for his upcoming Netflix comedy special Buried Alive

    Aziz Ansari has been brainstorming a “unique and interesting way” to release his upcoming stand-up special, Buried Alive. Sitting in a room with his buddy Seth Rogen, the two come up with some tasty marketing ideas in this new trailer for the Parks and Recreation comedian’s special. Check out what they came up with before settling on the direct-to-Netflix route. Buried Alive will be available for streaming on the site

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    Hip-hop producer samples Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Hannibal Buress and more on new album (Audio)

    A little over a year ago, we told you about an experimental music producer by the name of GoJudo who had put together an album of songs that sampled bits from different comedians. GoJudo is back with a new album featuring different comedians entitled, Geronimo. The album features bits from Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Demetri Martin, Wyatt Cenac, Hannibal Buress, and Joe Rogan. You can stream or download the free

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    Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll at Comedy Central’s Roast of James Franco (Videos)

    Comedy Central’s Roast of James Franco is set to premiere on Labor Day at 10 pm ET– that’s Sept. 2 for you unpatriotic comedy lovers. And the first previews have just been released. Check out Aziz Ansari and Nick Kroll below! Roast of James FrancoGet More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Roast of James FrancoGet More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast

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    Aziz Ansari will write a relationship book, reportedly snags $3.5 million advance

    If you’ve been lucky enough in recent months to have seen Aziz Ansari working out new material onstage, you may have noticed his views on relationships have become a bit more nuanced, if not darker. And those observations will serve him well as he’s just inked a deal with Penguin to write his first book— and it’s all about dating in the age of social media and hyper-evolving technology. But,

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