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Chris Rock

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  • Critic's Notebook: Watching the 'Seinfeld' reunion in context

    Critic's Notebook: Watching the 'Seinfeld' reunion in context
    If you felt like there was something missing from the "'Seinfeld' reunion" as it played on Sunday's Super Bowl, it's because there was. Some five minutes were cut from the complete version, a now-available episode of Jerry Seinfeld's Web series,...
  • Funny Women Get Us Where We Live

    Are men obsolete? Geneticists might argue and the folks on Fox News certainly believe it's a hot topic, but NBC, where Amy Poehler and Tina Fey just triumphed at the Golden Globes, and ABC, where Ellen DeGeneres will be hosting the Oscars, seem to be...
  • Homeless Orlando artist gets notice

    Homeless Orlando artist gets notice
    Vincent van Gogh cut off his own ear. Georgia O'Keeffe suffered a nervous breakdown. Claude Monet lived in abject poverty. If hard times inspire great art, Haywood Green should be famous. The Orlando portrait artist has spent six years behind bars and...
  • Stand-up Scene: From sex to work, the 'Big Five' topics of comedy

    Stand-up Scene: From sex to work, the 'Big Five' topics of comedy
    In Africa, the term "Big Five" refers to a quintet of animals heavily sought after for viewing by tourists on a safari circuit. In the local stand-up scene, I notice a "big five" of topics that crop up frequently in a comic's repertoire: sex, drugs,...
  • Finding humor in heartbreak

    Finding humor in heartbreak
    Whitney Cummings has her friends to thank for her career as a comedian. Oh, and a slew of failed relationships. Born in Washington D.C., Cummings spent much of her youth complaining — basically, screaming — about heartbreak and injustices....
  • Why '12 Years a Slave' Is the Most Satisfying Oscar Winner in Years

    PETER DEBRUGE: All is right with the universe. Not sure I felt this way going in, but as it turns out, the Oscar race was all about race. As Ellen DeGeneres joked at the top of the telecast, "Possibility No. 1: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture....
  • No joke: Fourth show added for Dave Chappelle at Fillmore

    No joke: Fourth show added for Dave Chappelle at Fillmore
    Dave Chappelle, no fool, has now added a fourth show to his tour stop at the Fillmore Miami Beach this week. Tickets for the new show, set for midnight Saturday night, are on sale now. Last  week Chappelle quickly sold out his show at 8 p.m. Friday,...
  • Chris Rock's 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell' canceled

    Chris Rock's 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell' canceled
    "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell," the talk-and-comedy series hosted by Bell and executive produced by Chris Rock, has been canceled. The axing marks the first cancellation for FXX, the comedy-heavy satellite network of FX that launched in September....
  • Jerry Seinfeld Series 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' Renewed by Sony Crackle for Season 3

    Sony Pictures Television's Crackle online-video network renewed "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" starring Jerry Seinfeld, with six new episodes to bow Jan. 2, 2014. The first two seasons of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," featuring Seinfeld...
  • Box office: 'Grown Ups 2' on pace to best 'Pacific Rim'

    Box office: 'Grown Ups 2' on pace to best 'Pacific Rim'
    Futuristic giant robots may be designed to defeat monsters, but they seem to be no match for a bunch of middle-aged comics. "Grown Ups 2" headed into the weekend tracking ahead of Guillermo del Toro's ambitious sci-fi effort "Pacific Rim" at the box...
  • Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' gets a third season

    Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' gets a third season
    Jerry Seinfeld is getting caffeinated for the New Year. On Jan. 2 his popular Web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" will premiere its third season on Crackle and comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com. The show, which generally runs about 15 minutes...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' beats 'Grown Ups 2'; 'Pacific Rim' disappoints

    'Despicable Me 2' beats 'Grown Ups 2'; 'Pacific Rim' disappoints
    Another weekend, another big-budget misfire at the summer box office. Following the failure of the pricey action flicks "After Earth," "White House Down" and "The Lone Ranger," Guillermo del Toro's $190-million "Pacific Rim" also found itself unable...