• Dane Cook announces first stand-up tour since 2013

    Veteran comedian Dane Cook announced his upcoming Tell It Like It Is tour, his first national tour since 2013. The run will go from February 21, 2019 to November 16, 2019 ending at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. While he has been running sets all across Los Angeles in recent months, this year Cook will be taking his new hour to most major U.S. cities before it ends up

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    Viral humorists like Megan Amram rise from the Twitter trash heap (Opinion)

    Ten years ago, you could be a comedian without a social media presence. Back in 2008, saying, “Oh, I’m not on Twitter,” or even, “What’s Twitter?” was commonplace. If you can believe it, there were comedians wary of putting their material on the internet for free or worried someone across the country would steal their jokes. But something has changed. While those who achieved celebrity status before the mid-2000s can

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    Patrice O’Neal documentary Better Than You launches $125,000 Indiegogo campaign (Video)

    Creators of the Patrice O’Neal documentary Better Than You announced today that they have started an Indiegogo campaign to generate funds for the film that will detail the life and career of a man many called “the most honest and unique voice in comedy.” “When Patrice passed away, I committed myself to completing projects for him that he had in the works,” said Von Decarlo, Better Than You producer and

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    Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)

    The premiere of Dane Cook’s newest comedy special Troublemaker on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10 pm ET isn’t just a representation of the veteran comedian’s evolution. It’s a homecoming of sorts. Comedy Central, after all, gave Dane his first few high-profile breaks. There was Premium Blend in 1998, his own half-hour special in 2000 and, most crucial, the release of his first album Harmful If Swallowed three years later.

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    Dane Cook, Bill Burr, Lewis Black will play Madison Square Garden

    MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation is bringing a special night of comedy to Madison Square Garden. Tickets are about to go on sale for a star-studded night of stand-up for Garden of Laughs on March 28, 2015. So far Bill Burr, Lewis Black, Dane Cook, Billy Gardell and J.B. Smoove are slated to perform, with more stars to be announced. Steve Shcrippa will host the show. The

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    Dane Cook on Tinder, Robert Downey Jr, Troublemaker and more! (Laughspin Podcast)

    Dane Cook has been in the comedy business for nearly 25 years and by his own account he’s the happiest he’s ever been— both personally and professionally. That’s one of the many things he chatted about with Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino on the latest episode of The Laughspin Podcast. With the premiere of his latest hour-long stand-up comedy special Troublemaker on Showtime this past weekend, Cook is more excited than

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    Dane Cook talks new comedy special Troublemaker, airing on Showtime this fall (Exclusive)

    It’s been four years since Dane Cook released the intimate Isolated Incident DVD, but it’s not like the veteran comedian has been lounging around. Last year, he set out on his successful Under Oath theater tour and starred as the lead voice in Disney’s Planes. Cook also just wrapped filming on the Sci-Fi thriller 400 Days – out in theaters next spring – and will be heard once again voicing

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    Dane Cook, Superman Returns’ Brandon Routh join for 400 Days, sci-fi thriller

    Comedy superstar Dane Cook will return to the big screen in 400 Days alongside Brandon Routh (Superman Returns). Production has started on the sci-fi thriller, Cook’s first on-camera theatrical role since 2011’s Answers to Nothing. 400 Days centers on four astronauts sent on a simulated mission to a faraway planet to test the psychological effects of deep space travel. The crew’s mental state begins to suffer when they lose all

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    Jay Leno, Dane Cook, D.L. Hughley and more wish 11-year-old boy a well deserved happy birthday (Video)

    Wouldn’t you love a personalized video of birthday wishes from some of the country’s top comics? Jay Leno, Dane Cook, D.L. Hughely and a slew of other comedians did just that last night as the heartwarming story and video has gone viral. A Michigan boy named Colin turns 11 on March 9. He lives with sensory processing disorder, which makes it bit difficult for him to make friends at school.

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    Comedy Central will release 10 year anniversary edition of Dane Cook’s first album on vinyl

    Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that Dane Cook introduced a lot of young people to stand-up comedy in 2003 after the release of his first album Harmful if Swallowed. And to celebrate the 10-year anniversary and the album’s impact on an entire generation of comedy lovers – it sold well over a million copies — Comedy Central will re-release a limited-run vinyl edition. Available on Nov. 26,

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 65: Jerry Seinfeld, Kumail Nanjiani, Kurt Braunohler

    On a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I listen to new tracks from comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Kurt Braunohler and we hear Jerry Seinfeld answer questions from the audience at Late Nigh with Jimmy Fallon. Also, we deliver some news on Donald Glover, Dane Cook, and we check out part of my new interview with Brian Regan– and so much more. This episode is brought to you

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    Dane Cook announces the Under Oath comedy tour, his first in four years

    It’s been a long wait, but the time has finally arrived. Four years after completing his wildly successful ISolated INcident tour, Dane Cook is brewing up another comedy storm and preparing to hit the road again this fall. The Under Oath tour will kick off in our nation’s capital on Sept. 12, will wind its way through the country and end in the comedian’s hometown of Boston on Oct. 19.

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    12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

    As shocking as it may sound, not every comedian joked his or her way straight to stardom. Before they were making you laugh onstage, in movies and on television, they were working regular dead-end jobs– you know, like most of us! From waiting tables to applying makeup to the dead, comedians have done it all. Below, we’ve listed 12 of our favorite before-comedy comedian jobs. (Click each photo for full

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    Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

    Last night some of the world’s best known Boston-native performers – including comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright – came together at the TD Garden in Beantown to raise money for The One Fund in honor of the victims of last month’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Cook and Wright joined the likes of J. Geils Band, the Dropkick Murphys and, of course, Aerosmith, who closed the show with an

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    Dane Cook will voice lead character in Disney’s upcoming animated movie ‘Planes’ (Video)

    While Dane Cook has been honing his acting chops throughout the years, appearing in comedies (Dan in Real Life, My Best Friend’s Girl) and dramas (Answers to Nothing, Mr. Brooks), the comedian has just landed his highest-profile bigscreen gig to date. He’ll be voicing Dusty, the lead character in Disney’s Planes, inspired by the incredibly successful Cars franchise. The film, which also stars former Reno 911! star Carlos Alazraqui, centers

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