• 10 modern day memoirs for comedy fans

    By writing a memoir, comedians can tell the stories about themselves that don’t fit on a stand-up stage. While autobiographies and anthologies of personal essays from comedians have been around for years, the genre has exploded since the early 2000s. Comedy memoirs have become a staple of bestseller lists and are often among Amazon’s top suggestions. From the funny to the raw, here are the comedian-penned books that any comedy

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    Issa Rae crowned American Princess in Paul Feig rom-com

    Issa Rae, co-creator and star of HBO’s Insecure is slated to play the lead role in Paul Feig’s upcoming romantic comedy American Princess. The 20th Century Fox production will star Rae as an American transplant in London who gets “drawn into a world of wealth and high society and falls in love in a very unexpected way.” Feig adds American Princess to his ever-growing list of female-fronted comedy productions, such

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    Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

    Daily Show correspondent and severely underrated television writer Larry Wilmore and rising star Issa Rae are working together to co-write a comedy series for HBO. The comedy will star Rae, and similar to her popular webseries, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, the show will focus on awkward moments and the race-based adversity of a modern day African American woman, reports Deadline. Details of the cast and title of the

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