June 26, 2018

W. Kamau Bell Tackles Trump, the Red Hen, Permit Patty and People Getting Fired for the N-Word

Comedian, author, podcaster, talk show host, radio show host and author W. Kamau Bell may have a lot of titles and gigs to go with them, […]
June 15, 2018

W. Kamau Bell Previews His Hour Special: Private School Negro

Emmy Award-winning, socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell brings his sharp observations and quick wit to his debut Netflix special, W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro. The […]
December 20, 2017

Ten Best Books Authored By a Comedian in 2017

Comedians can no longer be satisfied to just do comedy these days, they have to do it all whether its start a podcast, appear on everyone’s […]
August 11, 2017

Inside the Carlin Archives: 9 Photos Preview George Carlin’s “Stuff I Saved” Exhibition

Those who trekked to Jamestown, New York earlier this month got an extraordinary surprise- a special one week only preview of some items from the Carlin […]
August 11, 2017

National Comedy Center Coming to Jamestown NY: 10 Reasons to Start Paying Attention

The National Comedy Center is coming to Jamestown, New York in 2018, and there are plenty who are skeptical about whether it will be the real […]
August 4, 2017

W. Kamau Bell Urges Privileged Crowd to “Cape Up” at Lucille Ball Comedy Fest

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival is underway in Jamestown, NY, with excellent comedy programming all week long. Part of the festival is held at the nearby […]
July 28, 2017

Just For Laughs 2017 in Photos: Part Deux of the Comedy Society Pages

Thursday at Just for Laughs Montreal everything started kicking into higher gear. At JFL, every day feels like a week, and even new arrivals to Montreal […]
June 25, 2017

National Comedy Center to Host Week of Comedy Panels Leading Into Lucile Ball Comedy Festival

  It’s almost time for the 26th annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown, New York. Each year, the small town and home of the late […]
April 28, 2017

W. Kamau Bell Explains Why Opening for Chappelle is Extra Challenging

Opening for a comedy superstar like Dave Chappelle has to be the thrill of a lifetime, and it was for W. Kamau Bell, but if he had one regret about the gig, it was that he wasn't paid by the hour.
December 20, 2016

The Ten Best Comedy Albums of 2016! Vote For #1

There were some outstanding comedy albums released in 2016, and these ten are our favorites. A couple of our picks are audio versions of specials, but […]
October 17, 2016

Nick Di Paolo, W. Kamau Bell Coming to SiriusXM’s ‘F* Politics’ Channel

  It looks like the folks at SiriusXM are sick of the drama of this current election cycle. To remedy this, the company is looking to […]
April 14, 2016

W. Kamau Bell Takes on The Klan and Hipsters in New Show ‘United Shades of America’

Kamau Bell, like many other Americans, is acutely aware of the division between people that exists in this country today. America is a diverse place, but diversity means difference, and difference often means conflict.
March 31, 2016

W. Kamau Bell Special To Air Next Month on Showtime

SHOWTIME has announced that they will air a one-hour special next month starring comic W. Kamau Bell. The special, which premieres on April 29th, was directed by Oscar nominated documentarian Morgan Spurlock.
February 29, 2016

Comedians React To Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue

Last night while the world was watching the 88th Annual Academy Awards, we had our eye on what comedians thought of the ceremony and Chris Rock's monologue in particular.
October 23, 2015

Sasheer Zamata, ACLU Ambassador, Has a Lesson About Gender Privilege to Share

Congratulations to New York comedian and SNL castmember Sasheer Zamata who recently got promoted to repertory player during her third season with Saturday Night Live and now begins a turn as a celebrity ambassador to the ACLU.
October 2, 2015

W. Kamau Bell’s SXSW Show Continues, See What You Missed in Austin This Year

Like most people, you didn't make it to Austin Texas this year for SXSW. In July, Showtime gave you a chance to see some of what you missed when they aired part one of the two part series, "SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell."
April 29, 2015

W. Kamau Bell Wants White People To Stop Mentioning MLK

With the tension going on in Baltimore, W. Kamau Bell feels one thing that would help is for white people to stop bringing up Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
March 11, 2015

What’s Happening in Comedy at SXSW 2015

SXSW kicks off in Austin, Texas this Saturday, March 14th.
February 1, 2015

Restaurant W. Kamau Bell Accused Of Racism Doing Damage Control

Ever since W. Kamau Bell posted on his blog that he was treated with racism at the Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley, California, the restaurant has been receiving bad press, horrible Yelp reviews and a ton of ill will from the community.
January 30, 2015

W. Kamau Bell Claims He Was The Victim Of “Textbook Racism”

W. Kamau Bell said he was told to leave a restaurant in Berkeley, California by an employee because he's black.
December 27, 2014

Plan Your New Year! A Guide To 2014’s New Year’s Eve Live Comedy Shows Across the Country

Here are the comedians and clubs where you can make it an extra Happy New Year!
December 3, 2014

Tom Rhodes, W. Kamau Bell and Greg Proops Get Hashtaggy

These three nice boys played a round of #stonersports.
December 2, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Tuesday December 2: Tom Rhodes, Henry Winkler, W. Kamau Bell and More

Is it cold where you are? Stay inside this evening an enjoy some late night comedy courtesy of these funny people.
November 28, 2014

W. Kamau Bell Writes About What It Feels Like to Be Black, and Afraid of the Police

W. Kamau Bell recently wrote a piece for Vanity Fair where he explains why the police scare him so much.
September 22, 2014

Chris Rock Surprise Show, Friars Honor Jerry Lewis, and News From Adam Ferrara in New York Clubs This Week

Jeffrey Gurian loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. In today’s column, the Friars Club renames their building after Jerry Lewis, Chris Rock does a surprise set at The Comic Strip, Jeffrey talks with Adam Ferrara, and more!
September 19, 2014

W. Kamau Bell Tour Tickets Onsale

Socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell will bring his 'Oh, Everything!' tour to the U.S. cities from November 7th through January 15th. The title of Kamau’s tour dates back to his days on his FX/FXX series Totally Biased in which Bell and the writers would often sit back and find gallows humor in the dark subject matter they tackled.
July 1, 2014

Fred Armisen Headlining Fun Fun Fun Festival Comedy Stage

Portlandia co-creator and Saturday Night Live alumnus Fred Armisen will headline the comedy stage lineup of the 2014 Fun Fun Fun Fest, which takes place November 7-9 in Austin Texas.