Topic: stand-up

Jerry Seinfeld Did Stand-Up Last Night, But It Was Weird Without The Puffy Shirt

Jerry Seinfeld Did Stand-Up Last Night, But It Was Weird Without The Puffy Shirt

Jerry Seinfeld went on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to perform a stand-up set, and it just felt weird to me. I think it was because there was no puffy shirt. And by “puffy shirt,” I don’t literally mean it was weird because I can only enjoy his stand-up when he’s wearing a puffy pirate shirt. I mean it more metaphorically, as a reference to his show Seinfeld, aka the greatest comedy ever created, according to people who like to argue about that kind of thing. More »

5 Facts About Whitney Cummings

5 Facts About Whitney Cummings

Comedian Whitney Cummings is most definitely the woman of the hour. Her eponymous half-hour comedy Whitney premieres tonight on NBC, just two days after the first ep of the show she co-created with Michael Patrick King, 2 Broke Girls. So, did this dark-haired funnylady come from nowhere, or what? Here are five things to know about Whitney: More »

Crushable Quoteable: Tracy Morgan Continues to Apologize for Homophobic Remarks

Crushable Quoteable: Tracy Morgan Continues to Apologize for Homophobic Remarks

Tracy Morgan is still dealing with fallout from the homophobic tirade he unleashed at a stand-up show last week. He offered yet another apology today — and it’s one that, frankly, seems genuine and fully remorseful:

“The truth is if I had a gay son, I would love him just as much as if he was straight. I might have to try to love even more because I know of the difficulty that he would have in society. Of all the sicknesses, there is probably none more abusive than homophobia. More »

Margaret Cho Demands More Support For Women In Comedy- “The straight male comics that I know will always watch each other and give each other pointers and will always support each other. And by support, I mean go see each other perform, give each other rides to shows, give each other moral support like ‘You did good.’ Women don’t have that.” Where are the free rides, ladies?! (via Lemondrop)