“12 Years A Slave’ opens nationwide this weekend. The movie, about free man Solomon Northrup‘s 12 years in slavery after he was abducted has received rave reviews, but as we say in our review and in our story about who might take caution before buying that ticket, it’s a difficult movie to watch. Thankfully we’ve […]

Whether they make music or not, some people in entertainment are one-hit wonders. They do one TV show, one movie and blow up, but then they’re never heard from again. Not so with comedian Tommy Davidson. After his days on the groundbreaking Fox TV sketch show “In Living Color” in the 90’s – the show […]

For IPAD/IPOD users: Books are part of the reason why some people buy Kindles and thankfully, e-readers of all brands have helped to encourage reading. Now George Wallace has a new book “Laff it Off,” that should encourage even more people to read. Wallace, who has a long-time residency in Las Vegas, says that comedy […]

Gary “G Thang” Johnson says he’s gotta work to pay the bills – cause rent ain’t a joke out there on the Left Coast. Check out what he had to say to the Tom Joyner Morning Show and get his latest tour update. He recently appeared on “The Arsenio Hall Show,” and you can catch […]

Standup comedy is alive and well these days as Chris Tucker, Mo’Nique and Katt Williams are all mounting comeback shows on the comedy circuit. And the comeback king, Arsenio Hall, is back on TV again after 20 years. Oprah sits down to talk about second chances with him. Norfolk State and Hampton go to war […]

Chris Tucker was chillin’ for a good while, but when the IRS came after him for millions in back taxes, he jokes that he had to start working again. We’re not sure if he’s serious but the good news is that he’s on the road again, touring all over the country from now until the […]

This weekend, Oprah sits down with Robin Thicke and asks him what the world wants to know – just where did he get that Beetlejuice suit? We’re kidding of course. But she will get his take on the now infamous Miley Cyrus twerk-fest during their performance at the MTV Music Awards. If you are big […]

Comedian Falzon Love spreads the love on Showtime when he hosts the latest “Shaquille O’Neal Presents All-Star Comedy Jam: LIve from Atlanta” which premieres on Saturday, October 5 at 3 a.m. on Showtime. If that’s a little too late for you, you can also pickup¬†¬†the DVD version, out October 1st, that includes two behind-the-scenes featurettes […]

The Cos is headed to a theater near you. Bill Cosby, the legendary comedian, actor and social philosopher is on tour this fall throughout the country. He’s making a first stop at Bass Hall in Fort Worth Texas for “An Evening With Bill Cosby” that will benefit Tarrant Community College a 2 year community college […]

This weekend, Vin Diesel reprises his sci-fi anti-hero character in “Riddick” the third installment in the franchise. Must be nice to be Vin; he only does two films and they both turn out to be multi-film profitmakers. Oprah and T.D. Jakes come together during Jakes’ recent MegaFest and the results will be seen on “Oprah’s […]

If you’re not planning a trip down to D.C. for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, you can catch plenty of live coverage of it on TV this weekend. If it’s not in your plans, of course, there are other options as well. Fantasia, Anthony Hamilton and Frankie Beverly and Maze continue their […]

Last week, Sinbad did a standup show in Detroit. Next week, it will play in 500 theaters nationwide. “Make Me Wanna Holla: A Night of Comedy and Funk” will be on screens for your viewing pleasure, but only for one night. Sinbad says he literally created the movie theater version of his standup show in […]