• 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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    Monday comedy links: Conan O’Brien, John Goodman, College Humor and more!

    Remember Omar from The Wire? Well, The Wire is not a show anymore, but Community is. See where I’m going with this? Dude is now on the cast of the NBC comedy. [Paste] Speaking of Community, John Goodman is joining the cast for the upcoming season. John Goodman! Hell yeah. [TV Line] British comedian Graham Norton, who first made a splash in the States in 2004 with his Comedy Central

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    Comedy Matters with Andy Kindler, Natasha Leggero, Bill Murray, more

    Comic Strip Documentary Blows Up We were excited enough when Chris Rock agreed to exec. produce the documentary film for the 35th anniversary of The Comic Strip. Now Abby Russell and Brent Sterling-Nemetz of Letterbox Pictures, who are actually shooting the film have really stepped it up, and have just shot Jay Leno, Billy Crystal, Joe Piscopo, Arsenio Hall, Richard Lewis, Carol Leifer, Kevin Nealon, and Richard Belzer for the

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    Column: Comedy Matters with Chris Rock, Pablo Francisco, more

    CHRIS ROCK AND PAUL REISER AT THE STRIP The Comic Strip was and is still considered home to some of the biggest stars in the stand-up comedy business. Those stars openly acknowledge their debt to The Strip in a book I’m writing now about the legendary club. The Strip opened on June 1, 1976, and after 33 years is going stronger than ever. Owner Richie Tienken, who had left home

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