Sitting here stunned at the news of Charlie Murphy dying at 57 of leukemia: I enjoyed all of his film roles, his comedy bits in other projects and, of course, the now-famous True Hollywood Stories enactments from The Dave Chappelle Show. We were lucky enough to see him when I covered his stand-up performance: we […]
Category: Comedians & Personalities
……KNOWSHI- Did you ladies all know each other before the show was assembled or…… Loni- “Well you can’t just put people together for a show like this to work: we all knew of each other or worked together at one time or another, but once they put us all together, it was magical. We’re a […]
……As 2013 marks 10 years since the launch, Mr. Rizik spoke from his home base of Michigan about early goals for soultracks.com, what makes the site different from other entertainment pages and how up-and-coming musicians can increase their chances of getting coverage and respect. CHRIS RIZIK (CR)- “Ultimately, I did this because it was an […]
When hip-hop’s Three Six Mafia composed the Oscar-winning song “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp,” they probably didn’t use the life of comedian Katt Williams for inspiration, but they could have!
*We chatted a couple of years back, but the man’s insights are still as sharp as ever, still ready to kick it in L.A. with you Paul! 🙂 * Crack your jokes at the comedy club or quit telling jokes in the classroom. That was the challenge a schoolteacher presented to […]
*Imagine walking in on an interview subject and his pants are down around his ankles….if THAT isn’t a funny enough mental picture, keep reading….* “You saw my thighs and everything? Oh Lord … were they ashy?” Radio personality, comedian and community activist Rickey Smiley is referring to an awkward moment in the greenroom […]