NPR's Scott Simon wonders if comedians are at increased risk for assault these days, given Will Smith's slap of Chris Rock and an incident this week involving Dave Chappelle.
Isaiah Lee is accused of four counts, including battery. He was initially booked by police on a felony charge but prosecutors said they didn't have enough evidence to pursue it.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the communication skills Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, a comedian and actor, is using to lead his country.
In his Kennedy Center show, Das spoke of two sides of his native India: rich and poor, united but divided over women's rights and more. It was a hit in D.C., but brought legal trouble in India.
Late-night talk show hosts, Saturday Night Live cast members and others are honoring the Canadian comedian, who died Tuesday.
Brennan is best known for his creative partnership with comedian Dave Chappelle. Now, his new one-man show, Neal Brennan: Unacceptable, addresses feelings of self-criticism and mental health.
A day after the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a star-studded roster of comedians will perform at a benefit to raise money for victims and their families.
Dave Chappelle drew sold-out crowds to his live, indoor appearances in Washington, D.C. — 3,500 attended his show at the concert venue The Anthem and more than 2,000 came to the Kennedy Center.
Mason, known for his quick-witted observational humor, used stories from his orthodox Jewish background, a thick Yiddish accent and wild gestures to keep his audiences entertained for decades.
The Peacock comedy series about a has-been fictional girl group from the '90s has great, big performances and a lot of nostalgia.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers comedy writer Anne Beatts, who died this week at the age of 74. She worked in male-dominated writers' rooms at Saturday Night Live and National Lampoon magazine.
Justin Simien's horror-comedy gets tangled in its own mythmaking, but as an '80s workplace comedy period piece, it's spot-on.
The daily news cycle can be incredibly draining, with shootings, political drama, and social upheaval bombarding our social media timelines. From time...
He is, by his account, "World Champion." Of what? Depends on when you ask. It may be easier to pin down Judah Friedlander's resume as an actor and...
Improvisational theater makes for a great evening of live entertainment. Actors make up a story right on the spot, mastering the art of staying in the...