Tone Bell talks with XFINITY about varying comedic tastes, what it’s like being a young black man in Hollywood and the difference between Richard Pryor’s fans and Bill Cosby’s fans.
I love “Martin.” Lupita Nyong’o told me in February that she loves “Martin.” And Jimmy Fallon recently professed that he loves the iconic ’90s TV comedy, too.
Here’s a list of the Top 10 Streampix picks for Black History month, including a pair of classic Spike Lee joints, along with vehicles for superstar stand-up comics-turned-actors Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby and Chris Rock.
Put me in coach, I’m ready to play. If it’s October, it must be time for the World Series, and if the thrilling league championship battles between the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox on one side, and the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals on the other have you thirsting for more hardball, […]
Last week—August 28 to be exact—marked the 50-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington and delivering his famous “I Have a Dream” speech before 250,000.
This month Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand presents “Bam Bam and Celeste”, starring and written by comedian Margaret Cho. The first feature film made by Cho and her long-time creative partner Lorene Machado, “Bam Bam” is a hilarious road-trip, buddy movie that follows the exploits of social outcasts Celeste (Cho) and Bam Bam […]
Welcome to The Saddest Day Of the Year. Okay, so it’s actually known as Tax Day, but still…April 15 is the day when you have to share your paycheck with the government.
By Adam Howard theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Whether you love him or hate him, it seems as though Tyler Perry is the only game in town these days when to comes to movies targeted specifically at black audiences. His melodrama “Temptation” is set to hit theaters in just a couple weeks and will surely […]
Sure Richard Pryor will always be remembered as the best standup comedian ever. But he was much more than that. He was also one of the most intriguing and successful social experiments the entertainment world has ever experienced. Also: Discover Richard Pryor online and On Demand here. Here was a man who could be daring […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Today’s comedians need to step up their game, according to Chris Rock. Compared to greats like George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby, they just aren’t bringing the funny. When they do, the laughs are entirely too “situational.” The veteran headliner shared his thoughts on the condition of comedy with Judd […]