While we know that Will Ferrell has no qualms about dressing up and acting funny, it was a surprise to see First Lady Michelle Obama go toe-to-toe with him on The Tonight Show and create a little bit of that SNL magic. Ferrell and Mrs. Obama kicked it with Jimmy Fallon for an installment of…
BAM and IFC join forces to present Get It Out There,
a comedy showcase that allows comics to experiment recklessly with humor while causing only minimal harm to themselves and others. Each night features a handful of emerging and prominent comics testing out fresh material and probing the depths of their twisted souls for new forms of funny. These events will be free and open to the public.
To learn more about Get IT OUT THERE go to: www.bam.org/programs/get-it-out-there
As free events at BAM tend to fill up quickly, it's a great idea to get there as early as possible. Once we reach capacity, there’s no guarantee of entry. Seating is available on a first come-first serve basis. Seating is not guaranteed.
Comedy on IFC Blog
This week on WTF with Marc Maron, Marc talks to David Bronner about the life and legacy of his grandfather’s famous creation, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap. Then on Thursday, Marc talks to Ron White, an actor and comedian of whom Marc is a huge fan: I love Ron White. He is a great fucking comedian.…
The festival takes place in Austin from April 23 to 26.
Article: 10 Genius Richard Pryor Jokes
Richard Pryor was known for his raunchy stand-up comedy as well as his roles in almost 40 films, including Stir Crazy, Superman III and The Toy. When he wasn’t acting or writing, he was arguably the biggest name in stand-up comedy during the 1970s. Pryor had the incredible ability to turn crisis into comedy working…