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As Louis C.K. continues his comeback tour—recently stepping up from unplanned appearances at marquee comedy clubs in New York to scheduled sets—controversy has circled the comic yet again. There is, of course, the specter of whether it’s appropriate for Louis to begin headlining at comedy clubs again; it’s been a…

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Chris Rock is reportedly in negotiations to direct fellow comedian Kevin Hart in an upcoming comedy movie called “Co-Parenting.” According to Variety, the film will be based on an original idea by Rock and Hart with Yamara Taylor from ABC’s “Black-ish” set to write the script. The movie Hart’s character is described as “a stay at home dad who raises […]

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FX has announced that Chris Rock will star in season 4 of its hit drama, Fargo.  The network revealed the news at the TCA press tour in Beverly Hills on Friday and it marks the comedian’s first regular TV gig in more than a decade. “I’m a fan of Fargo and I can’t wait to […]

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When one thinks of ESPN’s annual ESPYS award show, many moments stand out. While some made us laugh out loud, like host Justin Timberlake, or laugh uncomfortably, like Saturday Night Live alum Norm Macdonald’s scathing opening monologue, the most memorable moments of the past 25 years have evoked emotions, tears and standing ovations. There’s Sidney […]

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  Kanye West debuted his highly-anticipated album, Ye at a listening session in Wyoming on Thursday night and even though we cancelled him weeks ago, here we are scouring the internet for the seven tracks that we hoped would explain his apparent descent into the sunken place. The rapper who has been enraging, perplexing, and […]

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“We need bullies,” according to comedic legend Chris Rock. The 53-year-old is riding high after […]

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Chris Rock is gearing up to release his first stand-up special in ten years just in time for Valentine’s Day. Chris Rock: Tamborine, is the first of two upcoming stand-up specials from the comedian who hasn’t hit the stage like this since his 2008 HBO smash, Kill The Messenger. The show premieres tomorrow so you […]

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The National Football League, the American sport that comes closest to resembling a religion, has its end times in sight: the year 2021. “The likelihood,” NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith said in August, “of either a strike, or a lockout is in ’21 a virtual certainty.” Doomsdays. Humanity has always been obsessed with […]

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This weekend, we called on my buddy Field Yates to debut America’s favorite new game show, Yates vs. Yates. As always is the case, Yates wins. Anyways, here’s the podcast. Or all three hours, too. Speaking of people named Yates, there’s an important one on Capitol Hill today. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is […]

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1871 — Alcorn University opens Alcorn University, the oldest public historically black land grant institution in the country and second-oldest state-supported institution of higher learning in Mississippi, is founded by former slaves in 1871, named after Gov. James L. Alcorn. Seven years after the school’s opening, Alcorn University changes its name to Alcorn Agricultural and […]

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Who knew that when Chris Rock made a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live the week of the election in which Dave Chappelle was host, that it was really just an elaborate Easter egg promotion for a new Netflix special? Back in October, it was announced that Rock would be doing two specials with the […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” called on host Dave Chappelle’s wit and Kate McKinnon’s performance of “Hallelujah” for a thoughtful coda to a divisive presidential campaign. Chappelle, claiming to be rusty after a decade largely out of the TV spotlight, proved ready and eager to offer his take on Donald Trump’s victory over […]

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Welcome back to stand up comedy, Chris Rock. The actor, comedian and creator just inked a two-special deal with Netflix and it’s reportedly worth $40 million. Don’t be fooled by Rock’s eight-year hiatus. He’s been busy with other projects. Since his last special, Rock has made appearances in the Grown Ups movie series, Broad City, […]

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It has been 25 years since the Black classic crime thriller, “New Jack City,” first […]

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#OscarsSoWhite, 88th Annual Academy Awards, Black History Month, Chris Rock, Entertainment, News Video, Stacey Dash -

Music: http://www.bensound.com Stacey Dash, Right Wing Fox News Contributor and Actress humorously named Oscars’ new […]

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Hosting the Academy Awards is often called the most thankless job in entertainment.  The host, […]

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Comedian Chris Rock and and his estranged wife filed divorced papers separately nearly a year ago, […]

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Jesse Williams The star of Grey’s Anatomy has been an outspoken advocate for social justice […]

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Richard Pryor Known for his bold, insightful examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, Pryor […]

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