• Margaret Cho: the PsyCHO comedian has Tooken our hearts again (INTERVIEW)

    Oh, Margaret Cho. Whether she’s psycho, or one bad mother, or charitably spreading her charity through charitable acts – like a little campaign you may have heard of, #BeRobin – the unstoppable comedian and actress never ceases to amaze, surprise, and blow audiences completely away. And get this; she’s been doing stand-up since she was 14. Fourteen. What were you doing at fourteen? If you’re like me, you were probably

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    Joan Rivers Snubbed At Grammy Awards 2015! Why Late Comedienne Was Left Out Of ‘In Memoriam’ Segment After Grammys Win (VIDEO)

    Was Joan Rivers snubbed at the 2015 Grammy Awards? Rivers won her first Grammy on Sunday night, but she also made headlines for another reason. The late comedienne was noticeably absent from the Grammys “In Memoriam” segment. Now, Grammy executives have come forward to explain this decision. Neil R. Portnow, the president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, revealed that producers only had time to feature about

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    Joan Rivers, Weird Al win comedy Grammys, Tenacious D snags grammy for metal

    Last night’s Grammys was a Twitter warm-up for comedians nationwide preparing to tweet their best celebrity snark during the Oscars later this month. But the 57th Annual Grammy Awards brought some good news for a few big comedy names on Sunday night. “Weird Al” Yankovic took home his fourth Grammy Award, his second for Best Comedy Album. The song parody comedian surged back into relevance with Mandatory Fun, which was

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    Jen Kirkman: The Laughspin Interview (or Proof of why Jen Kirkman is the Shit)

    Chatting one-on-one with Jen Kirkman is a little bit like breaking into the Museum of Natural History after hours. It’s an act that manages to be both nerdy and rebellious, where one could simply wander unsupervised through the halls, soaking up every ounce of information while giggling openly over the placard that says “homo erectus.” That’s because Kirkman – author, podcaster, and most importantly, comedian – seems to always be

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    Fox News regular Betsy Hart blames Moshe Kasher for ruining quality time with her daughter

    There’s no denying you need impenetrable skin in order to become a successful comedian. No matter how funny and innovative you are, there will always be haters. And if you let the haters get to you as a comedian, you’ll become paralyzed, unable to perform, to create. But every once in a while, it seems, the temptation for a comedian to respond to a piece of hate mail is just

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Chelsea Peretti Netflix special, Khal Drogo, Golden Girls (Interview)

    If you haven’t seen Chelsea Peretti’s stand-up, her work on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, or her Twitter account, it’s time for you to catch up. Her observations are honest, sometimes dark, yet her laugh makes you feel like you’ve been taking life way too seriously. I chatted with Peretti about her new comedy special on Netflix One of the Greats (premiering Nov. 14), her Khal Drogo fantasies and much more. Leading up

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    Joan Rivers official cause of death revealed, autopsy completed

    Joan Rivers died at the age of 81 from low blood oxygen while undergoing a procedure on her throat, according to autopsy results released today by the New York City Medical Examiner. The official statement from the medical examiner is below. OCME has completed its investigation. The cause of Ms. Rivers’ death is anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest during laryngoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with propofol sedation for evaluation

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    Joan Rivers iPhone 6 Facebook Promotion … How Ad For New Apple Product Appeared On Comedian’s Instagram Page After Her Death (PHOTOS)

    The iPhone 6 is such a hot item right now that even Joan Rivers wants one from her grave. The Facebook page of the late actress promoted the latest Apple product on Friday, more than a week after Rivers died following complications from minor throat surgery. The iPhone 6 promotion (see right) appeared on Joan Rivers’ Instagram and Facebook pages Friday morning, the day the gadget hit stores. The ad featured a photo

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    Fashion Police will continue without Joan Rivers

    Since Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, there’s been a question as to whether Fashion Police, the E! show the iconic comedian co-hosted, would continue without her. Moments ago E! released a statement saying that yes, indeed, the show must go on. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Joan Rivers and, for the last two weeks, have turned our attention to honoring her memory on all of our

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    Jerry Lewis talks Nutty Professor, makes faces with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

    In what was a great convergence of the old guard and the new, Jimmy Fallon hosted comedy legend Jerry Lewis on The Tonight Show. Lewis stopped by to promote the 50th anniversary Blu-ray release of arguably his most memorable film, The Nutty Professor. At 88, Lewis kept up with Fallon with vintage quips and gave insight to a famous scene from The Errand Boy before recreating it with Fallon in

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    Joan Rivers biography slated for 2016 as investigation into her death continues

    As the investigation into the death of Joan Rivers continues, more positive news has surfaced— a biography about the trailblazing comedian will be written and has been slated for a 2016 release. Titled Joan Rivers: A Life, the tome will be written for Little, Brown and Company by Leslie Bennetts, a veteran journalist for the New York Times and Vanity Fair. “Joan Rivers’ life story was, in every way, a

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    Joan Rivers funeral was a tasteful spectacle: Howard Stern, Margaret Cho, hundreds more pay their respects

    Hundreds of family members, friends and celebrities said goodbye to Joan Rivers yesterday at her invite-only funeral in New York at Temple Emanu-El, which featured a eulogy by Howard Stern and performances by the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus, Hugh Jackman and Broadway star Audra McDonald. It’s exactly the affair we’d all expect from Rivers, especially since the trailblazing comic laid out very specific instructions, which, hilariously, were included

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    Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel insult each other to honor Joan Rivers: ‘This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it’ (Video)

    Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, guest Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel traded barbs in honor of Joan Rivers, who died earlier in the day at age 81. “This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it,” Kimmel said. After admitting to Kimmel she would tune in to Fashion Police every Friday to hear Joan’s jokes Silverman announced, “If she was here, she’d probably want me to say, like, ‘Nice tie.

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    Seth Meyers says goodbye to Joan Rivers (Video)

    Joan Rivers was a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers only one month ago, so it was surreal hearing Seth Meyers last night saying goodbye to the iconic comedian. Rivers died yesterday at the age of 81 after being in the hospital for a week. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Aug. 28 after she stopped breathing during an outpatient throat surgery at a

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    15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

    Earlier today the comedy world was devastated to hear Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81, one week after she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at an outpatient clinic in New York. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she was placed into a medically induced coma and kept on life support. One day after moving Rivers to a private room, her

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