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Review: Margaret Cho brilliant on new comedy album 'American Myth' Special

Acclaimed comedian Margaret Cho has released her newest studio album, "American Myth," on her independent label, Clownery Records.

Review: Margaret Cho honors Anna Nicole Smith with 'Anna Nicole' video Special

World renowned comedian Margaret Cho has honored her late friend Anna Nicole Smith with her latest music video entitled "Anna Nicole."

Comedian Katt Williams gets choked out by teen

A video has surfaced showing comedian Katt Williams punching a teenager in the face and then getting choked out by the teen.

Review: Jim Breuer delivers at The Paramount, premieres new music Special

Huntington - Acclaimed comedian Jim Breuer performed at The Paramount on February 13. Digital Journal reviews his first of three shows this evening.

Margaret Cho to serve as special co-host of 'Fashion Police'

Acclaimed comedian Margaret Cho has been named special co-host of "Fashion Police" for the 2016 season, which begins on Jan. 11.

Review: Frank Caliendo performs at The Paramount on Long Island Special

On November 21, comedian Frank Caliendo returned to The Paramount in Huntington and performed his well-received comedy show.

Review: Margaret Cho spectacular at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury Special

Westbury - On October 8, acclaimed comedian Margaret Cho performed at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Long Island, as part of her "Psycho" tour.

Review: Bill Burr brings his edgy humour to raucous Toronto crowd Special

Toronto - In a packed Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in downtown Toronto, U.S. comedian Bill Burr didn't shy away from his ornery takedowns of celebs such as Caitlyn Jenner, Donald Trump, Kanye West, and even Peter Dinklage.

Review: Comedian Margaret Cho back with witty new music video Special

Acclaimed comedian Margaret Cho is back with her newest music video for her new song. It is filled with vituperative yet funny lyrics.

Review: Margaret Cho captivates Gramercy Theatre, films Showtime special Special

New York - Comedian Margaret Cho performed her stand-up comedy show at Gramercy Theatre in New York City, for an excellent turnout.

NJ Comedy Hall of Famer Mike Marino talks 'The Presidential Tour' Special

Huntington - Acclaimed comedian Mike Marino sat down and chatted with Digital Journal backstage prior to his stand-up comedy show at The Paramount on Long Island.

Review: Mike Marino outstanding at The Paramount on The Presidential Tour Special

Huntington - On August 14, veteran comedian Mike Marino performed at The Paramount in Huntington, as part of "The Presidential Tour."

Review: Finding the comedy in the tragedy in Tig Notaro's story Special

Watching the documentary Tig, you'll be struck by two things: how to surface from tragedy so deep, it almost kills you; and finding the laughter in things often deemed too uncomfortable to discuss. Welcome to comedian Tig Notaro's life.

Carrot Top talks comedy show at the Luxor, career and Criss Angel Special

Acclaimed comedian Carrot Top chatted with Digital Journal about his comedy show at the Luxor in Las Vegas and his career in comedy.

Comedian Lee Camp talks new show 'Redacted Tonight' and book Special

Comedian, author and political activist Lee Camp chatted with Digital Journal about his new show "Redacted Tonight," his book and future plans.

Review: Lisa Lampanelli amazing on 'Back To The Drawing Board' TV special Special

Acclaimed comedian Lisa Lampanelli is back stronger than ever with her latest television special "Back To The Drawing Board" on Epix.

Margaret Cho announces 'The psyCHO tour' across the United States

Three-time Grammy and Emmy-nominated comedian Margaret Cho will be embarking on "The psyCHO tour" this fall in the United States.

Review: Carol Burnett dazzles at the Kupferberg Center at Queens College Special

Flushing - Emmy-winning comedian Carol Burnett gave the Kupferberg Center at Queens College a night of "Laughter and Reflection" to remember on May 8.

Review: Comedian Jim Breuer hysterical at The Paramount in New York Special

Huntington - On Feb. 14, comedian Jim Breuer performed a stand-up comedy show at The Paramount in Huntington, N.Y., for a great Valentine's Day turnout.

Comedian to stand trial as France cracks down on hate speech

Paris - Controversial French comedian Dieudonne was arrested Wednesday and will stand trial over a Facebook comment suggesting he sympathised with one of the Paris attackers, as France cracks down on those who condone terrorism.

Margaret Cho talks new tour, New York shows and Robin Williams Special

Three-time Grammy, Emmy nominee and acclaimed comedian Margaret Cho chatted about her latest endeavors and future plans in 2015.

Death of comic Joan Rivers blamed on anesthesia drug propofol

New York - Acerbic comedian Joan Rivers died after suffering cardiac arrest during an outpatient medical procedure, a known potential side effect of the anesthesia drug propofol — the same drug implicated in the death of Michael Jackson.

Comedy club charges 'per laugh'

Barcelona - A comedy club in Barcelona has decided to charge customers per laugh. This is achieved through an experiment that uses facial-recognition technology. The technology tracks how much clients enjoyed the show by counting their laughter rate.

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger expertly analyzes female behaviour Special

Few comedians have so precisely captured the cultural and societal zeitgest of the modern woman as Iliza Shlesinger does regularly on stage. In an interview, she discussed finding her comedic voice, defining what's funny and her upcoming USO Tour.

Former Saturday Night Live star to return as announcer

New York City - Comedian Darrell Hammond, the former Saturday Night Live cast member best known for his celebrity impersonations, will take over as the show's announcer this month.

Actor Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

San Francisco - Authorities in northern California say comedian Robin Williams, always a square peg in a round hole, has died at the age of 63 at his home in Tiburon in Marin County. There were unconfirmed reports of a suicide.

British comedian Rik Mayall passed today at 56

Rik Mayall, a British comedian from British comedy shows such as The Young Ones, Blackadder, and Bottom, has passed away at age 56,

'Chinese buffet' stand-up Star John Pinette dead at 50

Heavyset stand-up comedian and recovering addict John Pinette was found dead in his Pittsburgh hotel room on Sunday afternoon.

Daily Relief: Monday 31 March

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes sheep storming Le Lourve, a 14-year-old giving advice to the US Government, and a new dating method.

France wants to ban 'anti-Semitic' comedian

Paris - French Minister of the Interior Manuel Valls said Friday in an interview with French newspaper Le Parisien that he would seek to ban performances by Dieudonné M’bala M’bala, a controversial comedian.
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A French court upheld a ban on a show by French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala, also known as just "Dieudonne", accused of insulting the memory of Holocaust victims
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German celebrity comedian Jan Boehmermann is being ivestigated over his so-called "Defamatory Poem"
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US actor Robin Williams, shown November 15, 2005, has died from suspected suicide after a battle with depression, triggering an outpouring of anguished tributes
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