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  • For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self

    November 22, 2014 10:53 AM

    MELBOURNE, Fla. - For one night on a Florida stage, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed. The show Friday in Melbourne might have seemed destined for disaster for the comedian, who is enveloped... more »
  • Laugh away bullying, hate at the No Hate Comedy Date Play Video

    November 20, 2014 7:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Enjoy comedy with a serious message this weekend at the No Hate Comedy Date. "We're promoting anti-bullying, anti-hate and unity in the community," explains producer Y'zell Williamson. They've invited famous acts Lady Bunny and Coco Peru to come to Baton Rouge and perform at the... more »
  • Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special

    November 19, 2014 2:02 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Netflix says it is postponing Bill Cosby's upcoming standup comedy special. A spokesperson for the company says it is postponing the launch of "Bill Cosby 77." This follows accusations that Cosby has sexually assaulted several women. Cosby has remained silent, and his attorney, John P. Schmitt,... more »
  • Nobody is safe at the Gridiron Show Play Video

    March 19, 2014 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - No elected official is safe at the Statewide Capitol Correspondents Gridiron Show. Come watch them poke fun at political figures in short skits and musical numbers. The Friday, March 28th show is already sold out, but tickets are still available for Saturday, March 29th. Doors open... more »
  • Cassidy targeted by comedians Play Video

    October 3, 2013 10:32 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Bill Cassidy was the target of jokesters on the Comedy Central program "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Stewart and his political correspondent made fun of Cassidy for signing a letter before the government shutdown that discussed a plan to fund the government in exchange for... more »
  • Jamie Wax's one-man Christmas show back at BRLT Play Video

    December 19, 2012 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Performer and Baton Rouge native Jamie Wax returns this weekend to the stage he first performed his original one-man Christmas show, "A Gift for Lyman Bourke." Wax premiered the show 20 years ago at the Baton Rouge Little Theater, and now brings the holiday comedy back... more »
  • 'Shaq' looking to become the Pat Riley of comedy

    December 7, 2012 10:35 AM

    NEW YORK - With his latest endeavor, Shaquille O'Neal now considers himself the "Pat Riley of comedy." The four-time NBA champion likens himself to the famed basketball coach with his ability to pick the right comedians for his "All Star Comedy Jam." "Humor is a big way to relieve stress,... more »
  • Colbert tells Congress farm work 'really hard'

    September 24, 2010 11:37 AM

    Taking his blowhard act to Congress, comedian Stephen Colbert told lawmakers that one day picking beans alongside illegal immigrants convinced him that farm work is "really, really hard." "It turns out - and I did not know this - most soil is at ground level," Colbert testified Friday. Also, "It... more »

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