comedy

Shane Gillis
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CNN
September 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
"Saturday Night Live" has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light. Read more here.
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Shane Gillis defends himself
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CNN
September 13, 2019 - 3:10 pm
New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast. Read more here.
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Preacher Lawson
KYW Newsradio has your chance to win tickets to see two-time America’s Got Talent finalist, comedian Preacher Lawson, bring his 'Get To Know Me Tour' to the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville. Named AGT’s favorite comedian, Preacher Lawson appears for 1 show only on Friday September 13th at 8pm. Get...
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This Feb. 7, 2017 photo provided by Suzanne Shore shows her husband, Sammy Shore. The actor and standup comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store died Saturday, May 18, 2019. He was 92.
Suzanne Shore via AP
May 18, 2019 - 6:49 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sammy Shore, an actor and standup comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store, died Saturday. He was 92. Through a spokeswoman, Shore's family said he died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of actor-comedian Pauly Shore. Shore's nearly seven-decade career...
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Chris Rock
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April 10, 2019 - 1:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is launching its first audio venture that will feature the video streaming service's comedy programming on SiriusXM. The companies on Wednesday announced "Netflix Is A Joke Radio" will feature highlights from such comedians as Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Ricky Gervais, Sarah...
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In this Sept. 8, 2013 file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses for a portrait at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto.
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October 22, 2018 - 11:37 am
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name — Elaine Benes of "Seinfeld" and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime...
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comedian Chris Farley, 1990
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June 06, 2018 - 2:32 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The family of late comedian and film star Chris Farley has filed a federal lawsuit against Trek Bicycle for naming its fat-tired bikes Farley, saying the Wisconsin-based bike company misappropriated Farley's name and traded on his "fat guy" brand of comedy. Chris Farley was...
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