• Comedian offers comedy club etiquette animation, in light of recent incidents (Video)

    In light of a series of recent comedy club mishaps (Tosh, Pescatelli, Griffin) which went down in large part (in my opinion) because of people’s horribly inaccurate expectations of a comedy show, comedian Adam Ray took it upon himself to educate. And after watching the below animation, I can say he’s done an outstanding job. Check out the video, animated by Colin McCall and written by Ray, below. And please,

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    Duval County state attorney’s office investigating comedian Tammy Pescatelli’s heckler assault case

    UPDATE: Pescatelli tells Laughspin that the State Attorney’s Office will be charging the suspect with assault, a misdemeanor. ————- An incident, during which an intoxicated audience member flung a full wine glass at comedian Tammy Pescatelli, who was performing onstage – is still under investigation, law enforcement officials tell Laughspin. As we reported last week, Pescatelli was performing at the Comedy Zone in Jacksonville, Fla on July 12, when she

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    Eddie Griffin dumps water on heckler after getting drink thrown on him (Video)

    Just one night after a drunken heckler assaulted comedian Tammy Pescatelli by throwing her drink at the comedian’s head while onstage at the Comedy Zone in Jacksonville, Fla, another heckler did the same– this time at Tommy T’s comedy club in Pleasanton, CA. The target: comedian Eddie Griffin. Unlike Pescatelli, who chose not to retaliate physically, Griffin decided to dump a bottle of water on the female audience member. Naturally,

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    Comedian Tammy Pescatelli assaulted onstage as police refuse to arrest assailant

    UPDATE: July 15, 12:15 pm ET We’re still waiting for the Jacksonville, Fla Sheriff’s Dept. to respond to our request for comment. Last night at the Comedy Zone in Jacksonville, Fla, a seemingly drunk woman in the audience assaulted comedian Tammy Pescatelli, who was on stage. By the end of the night and despite a room full of witnesses all willing to give statements to the police, according to Pescatelli,

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    TV Guide Network reveals upcoming lineup for their all-female stand-up comedy series

    In March, the TV Guide Network announced its upcoming show Standup in Stilettos, a new stand-up showcase series hosted by The Office co-star Kate Flannery (above), for 10 episodes. The series will feature female comedians exclusively. “StandUp in Stilettos will offer viewers fresh comedy programming with some of the best-known celebrities in Hollywood today, as well as up-and-coming talent,” says TV Guide Network chairman Allen Shapiro. Today the network announced

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    Video interview: Tammy Pescatelli

    Earlier today, I caught up with Tammy Pescatelli, who’s in Grand Rapids to perform at Laugh Fest. You probably know Tammy from her appearances on Last Comic Standing and more recently as the star of her own reality show on WEtv, A Stand Up Mother, which will return in a few months. Check out our wee chat below, wherein Tammy expounds on the Jersey Shore, why Madonna and Lady Gaga

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    Tammy Pescatelli: A ballsy comedy broad

    Tammy will be performing at Carolines in NYC from Feb 3. – Feb 6. Tickets here. Once upon a time, in a comedy club far, far away (or very close by, if you happen to share neighborhood zoning permits with the Comedy Store in LA), Tammy Pescatelli had a dream about escaping from an alligator (more on that later). Being of comedic mind and witty disposition, she immediately latched on

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    Tammy Pescatelli brings reality show A Stand Up Mother to WEtv; it’s preview time!

    I’m always floored by the demanding schedules my favorite comedians undertake for their craft. Traveling, performing, schmoozing, promoting; it’s grueling work for anyone. A new reality show may shed some light on what that lifestyle is really like. Tammy Pescatelli, a two-time contestant on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, stars in a new series on WEtv called A Stand Up Mother. The show centers on the trials and tribulations of balancing

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    Kyle Kinane, Tammy Pescatelli, more added to Vancouver comedy fest

    Kyle Kinane

    If you’re sad that Montreal’s Just for Laughs is over and you want another Canadian comedy festival to get excited about, look no further. Vancouver’s ComedyFest just announced several more acts for their September festival of all things comedy. Among the additions is Kyle Kinane (new video interview here), who was recently named in Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch and regularly opens for Patton

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    Interview: Tammy Pescatelli, winner of Comedy Central's Stand-up Showdown

    A month of comedy fans furiously voting for their favorite stand-up comedians to place in the Top 20 of Comedy Central’s Stand-up Showdown has come to an end. The highest ranked comics had their Comedy Central Presents specials aired throughout Sunday as a prize. But only one person came out on top. This year, it was 16-year comedy veteran Tammy Pescatelli. We caught up with the Cleveland native after her

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