• Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Michael Ian Black join Michael J. Fox and others for Parkinson’s fundraiser

    Are you tired of Uncle Larry calling you up with a bad joke he heard at the office? Well from now until Oct. 2, you can bid to have a comedian call to tell you a great joke to support Parkinson’s disease! Shaking With Laughter, a charity started by former Seinfeld writer Marc Jaffe and his wife, Karen, have declared Oct. 23 National “Tell a Joke for Parkinson’s Day.” Apparently

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    Seinfeld stars Jason Alexander and Michael Richards will reunite on Kirstie Alley’s new show on TV Land

    TV Land’s upcoming sitcom Kirstie, starring former Cheers star Kirstie Alley, is reuniting the dynamic duo from iconic NBC sitcom, Seinfeld. Jason Alexander will guest star, joining Michael Richards, who will be a regular on the show. “It is a strange and wonderful thing to be working on a brand new show yet surrounded by familiar faces and friends,” said Alexander when asked about working on Kirstie. He’s even alluded

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    Did Jerry Seinfeld miss an opportunity with Michael Richards on Web series?

    Michael Richards said some really bad things in a comedy club seven years ago. Why can’t people let it go? We live in a time where celebrity is currency. More and more, people are over-reacting to things said in comedy clubs so that they can blog about it in a grab for their 15 seconds of fame. Here’s what people seem to forget: heckler responses are unscripted, unrehearsed and often

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    Watch Jerry Seinfeld riding in cars with Larry David, Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais and more

    Jerry Seinfeld has a new show coming soon through Crackle.com called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Here’s what we know: It features Seinfeld, and some comedians, in a car getting coffee. And presumably having a good chat. Here’s a one-minute teaser for the show, featuring a lot of Seinfeld’s famous, funny friends. Colin Quinn, Alec Baldwin, Brian Regan, Larry David, Michael Richards, Ricky Gervais, Bob Einstein (aka Super Dave Osborne)

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    Are we too easily offended by crass jokes?

    A few weeks ago Larry Muhammed, a Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) writer got in touch with me to see if I would answer a few questions about comedy, more specifically if people just couldn’t take a crass joke these days. The final article took a slightly different turn, focusing on the movie Bruno and the like. So sadly I had nothing to do with the article. But, I thought Larry asked

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    Doug Williams: Standing up for comedy

    With the success of the third season of Starz’ First Amendment Stand-up, produced by Martin Lawrence, show host and veteran comedian Doug Williams is on the verge of a career breakthrough. For the past eight years, the country has been steeped in military quagmires, a flailing economy, and gas prices higher than the executive board members of the Cheech and Chong fanclub. Even the most truly American of ideals, the

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