standup comedy

Openly gay comic Jerrod Carmichael spoke with 'GQ Hype' about why Dave Chappelle's standup legacy may be tarnished by transphobic rhetoric.

After going back and forth with Netflix, Mo’Nique has finally gotten her own comedy special with another network.  Even though she is still in court with the streaming giant, the Academy-award winning actress will be starring in her special, “Mo’Nique & Friends: Live From Atlanta” on Showtime. The hour-long special, which will premiere on February […]

  Comedian/actor George Lopez talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his comedy tour that features legendary comedians Mike Epps, Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, DL Hugley and Charlie Murphy. Lopez also dishes on how he can tell what race a man is by the number of buttons on his suit! Click the link […]

  Post-Thanksgiving weekend is usually a time to rest up for the upcoming week…unless you plan on shopping, in which case, Black Friday is in full swing. Of course, this year, protesters around the country have asked people to stay away from the stores in support of Mike Brown’s family and the shootings of young […]

Veteran comedian and  actor Faizon Love is performing at the Arlington Improv this weekend but before he graced the stage, he stopped by the Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about comedy, his time spent on television and of course performing on the 2015 Fantastic Voyage. Click the links above to laugh out loud! Like […]

  You may have heard of a little movie called The Hunger Games? Well the next to last of the four-part story is heading into theaters today. Jeffery Wright, (Boycott, Shaft) Mahershala Ali (House of Cards) and Evan Ross (ATL) join the cast in this incarnation of the story, which takes places as war breaks […]

  Comedian Arnez J met up with the Tom Joyner Morning Show in Jacksonville, Florida. He’s in the city performing at the Comedy Zone and stopped by to talk all about Jacque Reid‘s interview on male escorts giving women what they really want. On women “changing” their lady parts: “Bring back the bush. Bring back […]

  Fresh off tour with fellow comedian Mike Epps, award winning Comedian Robert Powell is performing at the Arlington Improv Thursday through Sunday. He stopped by the Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about growing up in Monroe, LA and getting a career co-sign from Mr. Epps himself. Click the link above to hear the entire […]

  The ladies have it this weekend: Queen Latifah hosts the first televised Hollywood Film Awards and Belle star Gugu Mbatha-Raw takes on another compelling role in Gina Prince Bythewood’s Beyond the Lights. (If you haven’t seen Belle, do yourself a favor and buy/order it on demand.)  Miss Lauryn Hill, Ms. Patti Labelle and Ms. […]

  Comedian Guy Torry will be at the Addison Improv this weekend but he stopped by the Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about all things Ebola and of course On African hair braiders going out of business because of Ebola: “Some women with them braids, they need to pt some sugar in those eyebrows […]

It’s the last holiday weekend of the year so if you haven’t done your Back To School shopping, well, we feel sorry for ya! There’s still a little time if you can get past all the entertianment offerings this weekend. HBCU Football Classic season kicks off this weekend and fans in Houston and Orlando will […]

Maxwell’s on the road this summer and if you can make it to one of his shows, it will be worth every penny. While the soul crooner hasn’t released anything new since his BLACKsummers’night album in 2009, his body of work speaks for itself.We’re hoping there’s a new release coming soon. Fans of the surprise […]