Comedian Hannibal has a knack for making the mundane funny. It’s this ability that landed him a brief writing gig for “SNL” and could help him with the pilot he’s co-writing with Jonah Hill. The young comedian performs at 8 p.m. at the Comedy Zone on Wednesday. On Twitter, Hannibal describes his new pilot as […]

John Legend is expanding from music to the world of television as one of the executive producers of NBC’s upcoming comedy show “Mixed Blessings.” The story will be centered around John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. partner Mike Jackson and his upbringing in suburban Philadelphia. It sounds like “Mixed Blessings” might actually be interesting, even though John […]

When Jamie Foxx made his presence known nationally in 1991 on “In Living Color,” we had no way of knowing that he would earn the ultimate praise for his singing by winning the Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals Grammy in 2009 for “Blame It” Feat T-Pain, and for acting in […]

Whether it’s dropping ornery kernels of knowledge on “The Boondocks” or yelling “Bang, Bang, Bang,” John Witherspoon is one of the most active comics in the industry. Witherspoon is a stalwart on a circuit that typically favors the flavor of the moment. He’s opened for the late legendary Richard Pryor, he’s worked with Chris Tucker […]

This Thursday, 7/21/2011 the controversial “Monkey Gang: The Mockumentary” movie will have a special advance screening in Baltimore at the historic Charles Theater. Members of Chicken & Beef, INC (the production company behind Monkey Gang) and cast members were at Baltimore’s ArtScape 2011 to promote the screening so the crowd should be nice. For discounted […]

In the next few days don’t be surprised to hear thousands of random people saying “Alright, Alright, Alright” (In a crackhead voice); “You goin’ learn today,” “Pineapples” or “Code 6 – lie ni–a.” Those are simply a few of the memorable phrases Kevin Hart dropped during a sold “Laugh At My Pain” tour at Charlotte […]

One thing a comedian must have is guts, but not bubble guts. One of the comedians at Tone X & Friends walked off stage on Tuesday night complaining of bubble guts when his jokes bombed. See which one.

Actor and comedian Anthony Anderson got robbed. Not literally, but after helping to save the world in the first live action Transformers movie he was inexplicably missing from the sequels. So when he stopped by the Interactive One offices to talk about his Mixtape Comedy series we had to ask him what the hell happened […]

Actor/Comedian Eddie Griffin will headline the “My Funny Valentine” at Ovens Auditorium at 8 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets are $30 and up. or by calling 800-745-3000. Comedian George Willborn, co-host of the syndicated Michael Baisden Radio Show, will open. Griffin most recently starred in the VH1 reality show “Going For Broke,” which followed his […]

Willie and Woody talking about the difference between white and black churches.

Small Frye might be little but she packs plenty of jokes. The one about being saved every week (just in case) was too funny. Other fans loved the joke about the ushers.

Griff talking about speaking in tongues in church. He’s laughing as hard as the audience at his jokes.