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By The Associated Press » Saturday, September 27, 2014

NEW YORK – In poking fun at the Miss America pageant on the most recent episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver reached for the comedic equivalent of low-hanging ... Read More

By Bruce Andriatch » Friday, September 26, 2014

When last we saw Brian Regan in these parts, it 10 months ago and the comedian was sailing through a set at Shea's Performing Arts Center that had a packed house trying to hear the jokes over their pe... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Friday, September 26, 2014

Heath Cottengim was feeling the improv pressure on Friday night. A moment earlier, Colin Mochrie had looked at him and said, “You, thanks for volunteering. Come up here.” Come up here. At... Read More

By Susan Chiappone » Friday, September 26, 2014

Remember Lucille Ball’s skit where she stomped grapes in a vat while on her Italian vacation? Well the good people of Jamestown, home of the Lucy Desi Museum and Center for Comedy, want to re-cre... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Thursday, September 25, 2014

You’ve got your choice of laughs on Friday night when two comedy tours hit town: Improv comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” fame hit the University at Buffalo... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Tuesday, September 23, 2014

About a decade ago, Brian Regan and his then wife were on a four-day cruise. Every night they sat with the same couples at dinner. Through all the chit-chat, Regan avoided telling his cruise mates wha... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Here’s a solution for the relationship-deprived or brokenhearted: Want to find a buddy or a beau who’ll always agree with you? Someone who’ll listen to you closely, accept your every idea, and r... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 10, 2014

NEW YORK – The news can be hard for viewers to take straight. Too confusing, too depressing, too wacky, too much.That has made useful a breed of news presenters who soften the blow with wit and... Read More

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

When she died last week at age 81, Joan Rivers was remembered for her pioneering stand-up comedy career, her years backing up Johnny Carson as fill-in host of "The Tonight Show," and her biting fashio... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Saturday, August 30, 2014

Who needs John Rosemond? Step aside, oh venerable parenting author. We’ve got George Lopez and Raising Kids 101. “Your kids couldn’t last a day in your childhood,” Lopez said to his sold... Read More
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