• LOL Comedy Honors postponed…again

    The second annual LOL Comedy Honors have been canceled or at least postponed. The award show was supposed to take place Thursday at Gotham Hall in New York City. On the list to attend the black-tie show were big names like Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Nick Cannon, and Tracy Morgan, all comedians being honored for their work in the comedy industry. The announcement of the show’s cancelation came the day

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    Chris Rock to direct Kevin Hart in Co-Parenting divorce comedy

    Looks like Chris Rock is getting back behind the camera—with Kevin Hart in front of it. Deadline reports Rock is in negotiations to direct the Ride Along star in Co-Parenting, a comedy from producer Will Packer and Universal Pictures. Co-Parenting is about a stay-at-home dad—presumably played by Hart—who raises the kids while his CEO wife serves as the family’s moneymaker. As described by Deadline, the main character “finds himself in

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    Jerry Seinfeld Doesn’t Play Colleges Anymore Because They Are Too PC

    Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld has no plans to perform on college campuses in the near future because he feels that this generation of young adults are too politically correct. While appearing on ESPN’s The Colin Cowherd Show, Seinfeld told the radio host that comics are staying away from colleges on purpose. “I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges, they’re so PC.’ Seinfeld put his thoughts

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    Chris Rock Weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao For HBO Sports (Video)

    Chris Rock has worn many hats during his illustrious career: writer, producer, actor, director. But sports commentator? It maybe a new chapeau for his collection but it is one he wears very well. While being interviewed for HBO Sports recently, Chris Rock gave his take on the long awaited bout, set for May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Always open and honest about his comedy, Rock is

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    TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential List: Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Lorne Michaels, more represent for comedy

    TIME magazine released its twelfth-annual TIME 100 today, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. And, while many familiar names from the arenas of politics and business were featured, some of comedy’s best and brightest stars also received honorable mentions within the pages of the special issue. Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, stand-up comedian-turned movie star Kevin Hart, Comedy Central darling Amy Schumer, comedic playwright

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    Chris Rock calls attention to racist cops; posts selfie every time he is pulled over

    It’s hard to read the news these days without encountering one infuriating story after another about white cops getting away with killing unarmed black people. While it’s certainly true that not every cop is racist, there has been an unprecedented amount of brutality and violence against people of color captured on video, then distributed to the entire world through social media channels. Perhaps no one has been as vocal about

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    Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More

    In honor of Comedy Central’s every-two-year tradition, the Night of Too Many Stars extravaganza, the cable juggernaut decided to pull out all the stops this time around and give fans what they’ve really been itching for: that is, a boozy shoplifting spree with John Oliver, and one lucky audience member’s glimpse of Paul Rudd’s, um, own member. (Almost sounds like one star too many…?) Hosted by our favorite soon-to-be-ex-fake newsman,

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    Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson signed ‘Top Five’ posters, Laughspin giving some away!

    Unless you’ve just awakened from a coma – and if so, congrats! – you undoubtedly know Chris Rock’s newest movie Top Five hits theaters today! Centered on Rock’s character, a comedian who’s now trying to make it as a serious actor in Hollywood, the colossal comedy co-stars Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union and Kevin Hart. You’ll also find the likes of Whoopi Golderg, Jerry Seinfeld, Tracy Morgan, Luis Guzman, Cedric the

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    Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle tour talk returns as Rock admits he’s working on it (Video)

    As he winds down the promotional tour for his much anticipated debut directorial outing Top Five, veteran stand-up Chris Rock went on a run of radio interviews throughout New York, stopping by just about every station equipped with microphones. In his own inimitable conversational flow, Rock fielded the usual questions about how excited he is to direct, along with giving lots of shine to the “ten, twenty” comedian friends in

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

    It’s been a long, long time since we’ve recorded a proper comedy news podcast edition of The Laughspin Podcast with Mike Gogel, Laughspin Podcast co-host. But we finally got it together after many one-one-interview episodes I did with the likes of Judd Apatow, Dane Cook, Cameron Esposito, Carly Aquilino and more. Hopefully you guys enjoyed those or if you haven’t listened yet you’ll feel compelled to do so soon! But

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    Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)

    Opening with the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Rock delivered a Saturday Night Live monologue unlike the light-hearted fare offered by most SNL hosts. Some online are claiming the old standby arguments against such a bit: “It’s too soon” and “sometimes there are things you just don’t joke about.” I disagree with both of these sentiments. Rock could and should joke about whatever he wants, but it would be preferable if

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    Chris Rock pretty stoked for Prince to perform on Saturday Night Live (Video)

    Chris Rock is hosting Saturday Night Live this week and I think I speak for all of us when I say we’re pretty damn psyched. Bringing his veteran comedy skills and what I can only assume will be a ridiculously great monologue, Rock is the latest in a handful of welcome SNL alumni returns. Rock teamed up with SNL standout Bobby Moynihan for the long-awaited promos and switched things up

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    Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson joined by Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan and more in ‘Top Five’ trailer

    In his directorial debut, Chris Rock calls in all the comedic favors he can and lines his upcoming film Top Five with a rogue’s gallery of talent. Brian Regan. Kevin Hart. JB Smoove. Tracy Morgan. Whoopi Goldberg. The list goes on and on and it’s hard not to put our money on this movie for being one of the funniest of the year. Taking on writing duties as well, Rock

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    Watch vintage Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and more!

    Nothing induces acute FOMO like visiting Montreal the one time in your life just days before the Just For Laughs festival begins. Such is the case with this particular contributor, but Just For Laughs did the next best thing and released previously unseen footage from over the course of the festival’s more than 30 year history. With the help of new partner Maker Studios, JFL launched a revamped YouTube channel

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    Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ hits theaters Dec. 5, also stars Rosario Dawson and Kevin Hart (Video)

    Comedian Chris Rock’s comedy Top Five has exited the Toronto International Film Festival with a distributor and a release date. Paramount Pictures will release Top Five on Dec. 5 in select theaters and nationwide on Dec. 12. The movie stars Rock, who also wrote and directed the film, as a comedian trying to reinvent himself as a serious actor. Sound like a guy we know? Rosario Dawson stars as his

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