• Ed Asner and ‘his prostate’ headline Gilda’s LaughFest 2019

    Watch out, Michigan! Gilda’s LaughFest announced some of the big names performing at this year’s festival. The Grand Rapids-based festival has brought its signature brand of Midwestern hospitality and compassion to comedy stages for the last nine years. Some of the headliners for this year’s festival include Brian Regan, Ed Asner, Ali Wong, Loni Love, Brad Upton, Jo Koy, Nate Bargatze, and Matt Bellassai. Others slated to perform at the fest

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    Gene Wilder dead at 83: Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein star had Alzheimer’s (Videos)

    Gene Wilder, an inspirational presence in the comedy world who starred in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, Blazing Saddles and many other iconic films, died today at the age of 83 in Stamford, Conn, where he lived. Though Wilder was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1989, it was complications from Alzheimer’s disease that eventually took his life, Wilder’s nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman revealed. Wilder never made his Alzheimer’s

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    In celebration of what would have been Gilda Radner’s 67th birthday (Videos)

    On what would be her 67th birthday, today we honor Gilda Radner, one of the original members of Saturday Night Live and a comedic legend. She died at the age of 42 in 1989 from ovarian cancer. To celebrate all the laughs she’s given us, we’ve selected a trio of clips to share. Feel free to tell us your favorite Gilda moments in the comments section. Enjoy. Be sure to

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    Dropping Gilda Radner’s name from Gilda’s Club is disrespectful, but let’s not lose focus (Opinion)

    Since the Madison, Wisconsin chapter of Gilda’s Club announced this week their plans to change the name of their organization by removing any reference to late comedian and Saturday Night Live great Gilda Radner, after whom the non-profit was named, there’s been an incredible amount of backlash— and in my opinion, for good reason. Speaking to the Wisconsin State Journal ahead of the formal announcement and ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for

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