Posts tagged "Just for Laughs"

Artie Lange Talks Blackhawks, Tebow, and Being Sober

Artie Lange Talks Blackhawks, Tebow, and Being Sober
Comedian and radio host Artie Lange will be performing 2 stand up comedy shows in Chicago Saturday as part of the Just for Laughs comedy festival. Both of Lange’s shows will be at Park West (322 W. Armitage Ave.) TICKETS. Artie is best known for his role in the cult classic Dirty Work, for being a... Read more »

Eric Andre - Exclusive Interview

Eric Andre - Exclusive Interview
Comedian Eric Andre has appeared in the film the Invention of Lying and on also on the popular ABC sitcom Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23. Recently, he launched his series the Eric Andre Show on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. This past weekend Eric was in town for the Just for Laughs Chicago... Read more »

Just for Laughs - Jeff Ross Roasts Chicago - Interview & Review

Jeff Ross takes the stage to roast Chicago. Scott King Photography
If you’ve watched Comedy Central a couple times over the past decade or have ever seen an infamous Comedy Central Roast, then you’re familar with comedian Jeff Ross. Jeff, also known as the Roastmaster General, was in Chicago this weekend to Roast Chicago as part of TBS’ Just for Laughs comedy festival for the second... Read more »
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Just for Laughs Chicago 2012's Must See Shows

Just for Laughs Chicago 2012's Must See Shows
TBS’ Just for Laughs comedy festival hits Chicago on Tuesday. This means it’s once again one of the most entertaining and enjoyable times of the year in the Windy City. This year Conan is taping shows at the Chicago Theatre throughout the week, but if you missed out on tickets for the shows there is... Read more »

Just for Laughs exclusive - Bill Burr interview

With one of the most well-received comedy specials in the past decade, a short film that was critically acclaimed after being screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the Boston Bruins a win away from the Stanley Cup, Bill Burr is on fire.   Originally from the “safe suburbs” of Boston, Burr had a supporting... Read more »

Just for Laughs exclusive - Neal Brennan interview

http://i.cdn.turner.com/v5cache/TBS/Images/Dynamic/i84/jfl11_nealBrennan_617x367_052520110445.jpg Aside from being a stand up comic with appearances on Lopez Tonight and Jimmy Fallon in the past year, Neal Brennan was the co-creator of Chappelle’s Show, and co-wrote the movie Half Baked with Dave Chappelle.  Neal was also the director of 2009′s the Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard starring Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms, Ken... Read more »
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Just for Laughs exclusive - Jim Norton interview

                                http://siriusbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/jim-norton.jpg Very few comics are as raw and honest as Jim Norton.  The level of personal transparency in Jim’s act allows audiences to see the darkest corners of his soul.  He simply leaves it all onstage.  Dubbed the “third mic”... Read more »

Just for Laughs exclusive - Dave Attell interview Part 2

http://www.behance.net/gallery/Dave-Attell-Insomniac-Tour-Bus-Graphics/935019 CAC: One of the things you do incredibly well is that you have these trademark comparisons, for example, the night I saw you in the Cellar you made a comparison with a guy in the crowd who walked by with his friend and said, “Oh look, a male model, and the guy that does... Read more »

Just for Laughs exclusive - Dave Attell Interview

http://newcitystage.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/dave-attell-300×291.jpg There are very few people who have made me love Comedy and inspired me to be a comedian as much as Dave Attell.  I remember Watching Tough Crowd and Insomniac as a teenager and being awestruck by how raw and constantly hilarious the man is.   It’s been several years since those shows were on,... Read more »
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Team Coco Presents: the Conan Writers Live

I’ve seen several TV tapings in person, and it’s usually a retched experience.  The director, producer, or camera man makes the audience do take after take of laughs, cheering, and clapping.  This can go on for half an hour, usually forcing me to find something awkward about the way I clap or laugh.  But tonight... Read more »