Comedy News

Satellite Radio Will Highlight George Carlin

By Associated Press on June 20, 2011

George Carlin, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011NEW YORK – The late George Carlin's comedy will come alive again this weekend.

Sirius XM Radio Inc. said Monday it will air a special channel devoted to Carlin's comedy this weekend. Carlin died three years ago, on June 22, 2008, at age 71. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the making of his album "FM & AM."

Amy Poehler Named Harvard's 'Senior Class Day' Speaker

By Associated Press on April 5, 2011

Amy Poehler, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard has announced that comedian and actress Amy Poehler has been selected as this year's "Senior Class Day" speaker.

The school announced Tuesday that the Massachusetts native will address graduates and their families in Harvard Yard's Tercentenary Theatre on May 25.

Judge Rules Against Carl La Bove in Sam Kinison Love Child Case

By Anthony McCartney on March 29, 2011

LOS ANGELES – A judge says it's too late for a man to contest nearly $200,000 in unpaid child support for a daughter who was likely fathered by comic Sam Kinison before he died in 1992.

Carl La Bove asked a judge to invalidate an agreement with his ex-wife that required him to make the payments.

Recent DNA tests have shown Kinison likely fathered the child born to La Bove's ex-wife.

Comedy Awards Hail Letterman, Fey and 'South Park'

By Associated Press on March 27, 2011

David Letterman, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011NEW YORK – David Letterman, Tina Fey and Louis C.K. were among the laugh-getters honored Saturday night at the first annual Comedy Awards.

At the presentation held by Comedy Central, Alec Baldwin ("30 Rock") and Kristen Wiig ("Saturday Night Live") won as Best Comedy Actor and Actress in Television.

Gilbert Gottfried Fired by Aflac Over Tasteless Twitter Jokes

By Associated Press on March 15, 2011

Gilbert Gottfried, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011COLUMBUS, Ga. – Aflac Inc. said Monday it has fired Gilbert Gottfried, the abrasive voice of the insurer's quacking duck in the U.S., after the comedian posted a string of mocking jokes about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on Twitter over the weekend.