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'Lock the doors': Comedian's 'Middle Eastern' joke at Florida comedy club prompts 911 call

Comedian Ahmed Ahmed says he's no terrorist, and the Off The Hook Comedy Club in Naples is welcoming him back for an encore performance.        ...

'Lock the doors': Comedian's 'Middle Eastern' joke at Florida comedy club prompts 911 call

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This Manhattan comedy club’s mouth-watering menu is no joke The Stand, which showcases top comedians like Kevin Hart, Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman, has tapped executive chef Harold Villarosa to take its food to what some might call a laughably lofty level....
20:48, 07/14/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
21:00, 07/03/2019

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted ...
06:00, 08/14/2019

Slain Manhattan comedy club owner David Kimowitz laid to rest Hundreds packed a New Jersey funeral home Wednesday to remember David Kimowitz, the Manhattan comedy club owner stabbed to death in his suburban home Saturday by the ex-boyfriend of his children’s nanny. “Looking at this room, at all thes...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Here Is Trump Loving a Florida Man's 'Joke' About Murdering Immigrants President Donald Trump appeared before a raucous crowd of supporters for another one of his MAGA rallies in Panama City Beach, FL, on Wednesday. There, he joined the audience in laughing at an impromptu suggestion from the crowd: what if the U.S. jus...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala ...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Pete Davidson slams comedy club, owner Vinnie Brand fires back Pete Davidson walked out of a gig at a comedy club on Monday after the show's host mentioned the "Saturday Night Live" stars famous exes, Ariana Grande and Kate Beckinsale — and the club owner, as well as the audience, were furious....
11:16, 04/30/2019

New Jersey man charged in double homicide of au pair girlfriend, NYC comedy club owner, reports say Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com A New Jersey man has been arrested and charged in the double homicide of his au pair girlfriend and her employer – ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Reagan made racist joke about Africans in call with Nixon Former US president Ronald Reagan referred to people from African nations as "monkeys" who were "uncomfortable wearing shoes", newly unearthed tapes have revealed....
11:16, 07/31/2019

NYC cops call Bill de Blasio ‘unmitigated disaster,’ Trump calls him ‘a joke’ New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s strut into the 2020 Democratic primary is getting rebuffed by the city’s biggest police union which warned American voters that he would be an “unmitigated disaster” in the White House....
10:48, 05/16/2019

2 Men Attack Sister Near Delhi, Prompts Call For Enforcing Acid Sale Ban Six days after a 22-year-old woman was attacked with acid and thrown out of a car by her brothers in Greater Noida, the National Commission of Women (NCW) today cited the incident to push for stricter......
08:02, 05/15/2019

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
05:00, 07/08/2019

Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women (Reuters Health) - Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the IQs of their male children by a few points, according to a Canadian study that suggests a serious dr...
09:48, 08/19/2019

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls for stricter gun legislation....
03:32, 05/08/2019

Call My Agent: the French comedy gem A-listers are desperate to star in The sharp, hilarious look at the hell of being an agent already features everyone from Juliette Binoche to Isabelle Huppert sending themselves up. Now, Hollywood has come knockingBefore Cannes rolls around with its annual reminder that, try as the wo...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

The photo of tiny black skimmer chick with cigarette butt in its beak prompts calls for littering crackdown on Florida beaches 15 (WFLA) Images of a tiny chick holding a cigarette in its beak have Florida residents calling for a crackdown on littering. Karen Mason snapped the photos of a black skimmer feeding a chick last week at St. Pete’s Beach in Pinellas County. ...
07:48, 06/28/2019

Strip club to host golf tournament at Trump resort in South Florida The event is to take place at Trump National Doral Miami, where business has slipped, and is advertising the “caddy girl of your choice” for a fee to golfers....
16:32, 07/09/2019

Arsenal fans call on ‘absent’ owner Kroenke to reinvigorate club "Several Arsenal supporter groups have united to voice their discontent with owner Stan Kroenke, calling for the \"absent\" American to “reinvigorate our football club”."...
05:32, 07/15/2019

Trump’s company cancels strip-club-sponsored golf tournament at his Florida resort The Trump Organization said it canceled Shadow Cabaret’s tournament after the nonprofit named as the beneficiary of the event — Miami Allstars Foundation — dropped out earlier Wednesday....
17:32, 07/10/2019

Florida officer fatally shoots man during domestic call MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police officer fatally shot a man who had stabbed the mother of his child. The Miami Herald reports that the shooting occurred Tuesday morning in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. Officia...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Florida legislators agree to limit felons’ voting rights. Critics call it a new poll tax. The measure would require felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations before they can cast a ballot. Critics said they would label Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) the “Jim Crow” governor if he signs the bill....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Cops receive ‘most Florida call of the week’ about dead shark, live alligator in creek Cops in the Sunshine State found a dead shark and a live alligator in the same freshwater creek — and called it “the most Florida call of the week.” The Alachua County Sheriff tweeted Sunday that deputies made the discovery in Lake ...
09:16, 05/22/2019

It Turns Out People From Florida Are Better at Guessing if a ‘Florida Man’ Story Really Happened in Florida By all accounts, it was a classic “Florida Man” story. On July 26, 2018, a 25-year-old man fired two shots in his home to ward off what he first described as an armed and masked intruder. When police found no evidence of a break-in and hi...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Aston Villa to sign Wesley Moraes from Club Bruges for club record £22m • Brazilian striker to join subject to work permit• Southampton secure signing of Moussa Djenepo for £14mAston Villa have announced the signing of Brazilian striker Wesley Moraes from Club Bruges for what is understood to be a club record fee of £22m...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict Club accounts for 2017-18 show Manchester United spent the most on wages while champions Manchester City had the third-highest billFinancial figures for 2017-18, for the 20 clubs who were in the Premier League during that season. All details from the...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Premier League 2019/20 season preview: Club-by-club guide "Can Liverpool catch Manchester City? Who will be this season\u0027s surprise package? Eurosport provides a club-by-club guide to the forthcoming Premier League campaign."...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Premier League 2019/20 season preview: Club-by-club guide, summer signings, hopes and fears "Can Liverpool catch Manchester City? Who will be this season\u0027s surprise package? Eurosport provides a club-by-club guide to the forthcoming Premier League campaign."...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Cocktail of the week: London Cocktail Club’s Club Tropicana | The Good Mixer This Club Tropicana is free – of alcohol, at least – but the sultry smoothie is still packed full of party flavoursThis will wake you up before you go-go – Club Tropicana is more than just a song by Wham! It’s also an easy, alcohol-free party drink t...
13:16, 07/19/2019

Florida wildlife services declared open season in Florida — for iguanas Getty Images/carstenbrandt Record-breaking heat in Florida is attracting green iguanas, so much so that homeowners are now encouraged to kill the invasive species on their property. Green iguanas are not native to Florida and are considered an invas...
09:48, 07/28/2019

Florida Clarifies Its Directive to Kill Iguanas 'Whenever Possible' After Florida Man Gets Shot Earlier this month, Florida’s conservation authority urged homeowners to exterminate invasive green iguanas “whenever possible,” without the need for permits. The accidental shooting of a pool maintenance worker by an iguana hunter has now prompted s...
14:48, 07/29/2019

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared ...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Sunday Comics: Tell Me A Joke Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From w...
12:48, 07/24/2019

How Honda went from Formula 1's biggest joke to winning again After years of struggle - and its fair share of embarrassment - Honda returned to the Formula 1 winners' circle as Max Verstappen triumphed in last weekend's Austrian Grand Prix...
08:48, 07/03/2019

The Wig Joke In Ninja's Mixer Announcement Sucked Superstar streamer Ninja is leaving Twitch for Mixer. This afternoon, he’s been serving up his first Mixer stream, broadcasting in front of a live crowd at Lollapalooza and also garnering tens of thousands of online viewers. The move to Mixer was ann...
20:48, 08/02/2019

Michelle Wolf: 'My new period joke is for men – and they love it' The upfront standup took down Trump with a blistering routine at the White House correspondents’ dinner. But she won’t joke about him againHere are some things the comedian Michelle Wolf won’t do. Wear shorts on stage. “Because I don’t want people to...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a joke of local democracy” after his petrochemical firm applied to overturn a council’s decision to stop ...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Even de Blasio’s staff think his presidential bid is a joke, say insiders Just months after Mayor de Blasio launched his presidential campaign, multiple mayoral staffers described an atmosphere of mockery and bafflement at Hizzoner’s bid....
21:48, 07/27/2019

Sunday Comics: Avoid The Obvious Joke Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
07:48, 07/21/2019

Robert Pattinson is now Batman, which we swear is not a Twilight joke Robert Pattinson has spent the last several years shedding the shadow of (semi-) nocturnal predators, moving away from his career-making role in the Twilight movies—a franchise he reportedly viewed with a not-inconsiderable amount of eye-rolling amus...
18:16, 05/16/2019

De Blasio staffers reportedly think White House bid is 'a joke' The skepticism over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid for the presidency apparently is not limited to low poll numbers, as even his own staff members appear to doubt his chances....
18:48, 07/28/2019

Jo Brand: BBC defends comedian over battery acid joke The BBC has defended Jo Brand against claims she incited violence with a joke about throwing battery acid during a radio show, saying panellists are often "deliberately provocative" but "not intended to be taken seriously"....
03:16, 06/13/2019

An Evo 2019 Joke Had Fans Thinking Snake Would Be In Tekken 7 Tekken games have had some seriously far-out guest characters like Final Fantasy XV’s Prince Noctis and The Walking Dead’s villainous, bat-swinging Negan. It’s a series where anyone might show up. During the Tekken 7 grand finals at the Evolution Cha...
10:48, 08/05/2019

'What the hell? It's a joke!' - Thiem fumes after being bumped for Serena "Dominic Thiem had to abandon his press conference halfway through to make way for Serena Williams at the French Open - and he wasn\u0027t happy about it."...
17:48, 06/01/2019

‘Poms’ review: This heinous cheerleader movie is a bad joke Anjelica Huston was in hot water after a recent interview in which the actress said she only wants to make movies “that aren’t apologetically humble or humiliating, like ‘Band of cheerleaders gets back together for one last hurrah.’” Well, she’s righ...
10:32, 05/09/2019

The bad joke that helped push Kevin Durant away from Warriors The seeds for Kevin Durant’s Warriors exit were planted long before he ruptured his Achilles during this year’s NBA finals. Durant’s friend and former teammate Kendrick Perkins told The Undefeated that he felt Durant had “one ...
09:48, 07/01/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Trump calls Bill de Blasio a ‘JOKE’ after he announces 2020 bid President Trump wasted no time Thursday in attacking Mayor de Blasio, slamming him as a “JOKE” after Hizzoner announced his run for the White House. “The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group. Bill de Blasio of NYC, consider...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Haryana Chief Minister's Bizarre "Joke" On Kashmiri Daughters-In-Law A "joke" that Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar made in public on the benefits of the centre's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status has raised a controversy. Despite Prime......
05:16, 08/10/2019

Elon Musk goes after Bezos’ Moon lander with lewd joke As the race for space dominance among private companies heats up, SpaceX's Elon Musk has taken a pot shot at Jeff Bezos' newly announced Moon lander with a crude joke....
11:32, 05/10/2019

This Ancient Roman Joke Pen From Thousands of Years Ago Was All About Thrifty Gifting Archaeologists working on a dig outside of Bloomberg’s new London headquarters have made a new discovery—dad jokes have been around for nearly 2,000 years. According to The Guardian, a team discovered an iron stylus—a pen—comp...
14:16, 07/29/2019

Ancient Roman ‘pen’ with inscribed joke unearthed in London archaeological dig The inscription on the Roman Empire-era stylus essentially reads, "I went to Rome and all I got you was this pen," according to the researchers who translated it....
13:48, 08/01/2019

David Mamet’s Harvey Weinstein play is a sick joke LONDON — David Mamet has done it again! By which I mean that the out-of-his-mind playwright has appalled, offended and perplexed a packed house of hundreds of people — this time with his comedy about Harvey Weinstein. You read that right. Mamet wants...
19:32, 06/07/2019

Twitter is turning Taylor Swift’s ‘Calm Down’ anthem into a gay joke Taylor Swift released her new single “You Need to Calm Down” — a nearly three-minute bop that gives a big nod to Pride Month — at midnight Friday, and it didn’t take long for Twitter trolls to use the song as a way to continue speculating...
14:48, 06/14/2019

‘Arsenal a total joke’ - Alternative Premier League Awards "Paul Parker joins Dan Quarrell and Ben Snowball to announce Eurosport’s Alternative Premier League Awards. Advance warning: it’s bad news for Arsenal and Manchester United."...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon’s bloody ‘I’m Fine’ T-shirt is no joke: stabbing victim’s mom The mother of a stabbing victim is calling out Amazon for selling tasteless tees that make light of the deadly crime that took her son’s life. T-shirts emblazoned with “I’m Fine” — despite showing a blood-spattered stab wound ...
09:16, 06/26/2019

Ariana Grande Apologizes After Backlash Over Her JonBenét Ramsey Joke Ariana Grande is saying sorry. The star came under fire online after fans took notice of a joke she made involving JonBenét Ramsey, the late child beauty queen whose murder at 6......
13:48, 07/29/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Boone calls Torres snub ‘a joke’ Snubs involving players perfectly capable of making the All-Star team continue to be a yearly tradition, and in 2019, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is speaking out about one of his own -- infielder Gleyber Torres....
18:00, 07/03/2019

Trump's pick for Fed board says he regrets joke about Obamas: 'I shouldn't have said it' President Trump Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore on Tuesday expressed regret for comments he made in 2016 regarding the Obamas leaving the White House, as doubt lingers over his nomination....
02:48, 05/02/2019

No joke: Samuel L. Jackson to play Chris Rock’s dad in ‘Saw’ reboot Chris Rock’s “Saw” horror franchise reboot just confirmed a huge name for the cast: Samuel L. Jackson. “This is next level of Saw on full tilt,” Lionsgate Motion Picture Group chairman Joe Drake said in a statement. “We think ...
20:32, 07/08/2019

Kimmel rips GOP lawmakers with sexual joke after Mueller hearings Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel blasted GOP lawmakers on Wednesday night and made a sexual joke at their expense following the back-to-back Mueller hearings....
21:48, 07/24/2019

NHL Awards turn awkward after Kenan Thompson’s Lightning joke It appears the Lightning do not need any additional reminders about their early exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs. While chatting on stage during Wednesday’s NHL Awards in Las Vegas, “Saturday Night Live” star Kenan Thompson joked ...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Monica Lewinsky cracks Clinton joke about worst advice she’s ever gotten Monica Lewinsky apparently didn’t have to think too hard when she answered a question on Twitter about the worst career advice users had ever gotten. “An internship at the White House will be amazing on your resume,” she replied, with an emoji of a b...
10:16, 07/15/2019

When a rallygoer suggested shooting immigrants in May, Trump made a joke At a May rally in Florida, President Trump shrugged off an audience suggestion of shooting migrants to stop them from crossing into the United States....
17:16, 08/05/2019

Up Next: Patti Harrison Bucks Transgender Stereotypes, One Joke at a Time Her appearance on “The Tonight Snow,” skewering President Trump’s transgender military ban, led to a role on “Shrill” and writing duties on “Big Mouth.”...
09:32, 05/01/2019

'Talent War' at Home Prompts U.S. Employers to Take Another Look Abroad U.S. companies racing to tap artificial intelligence and other high-tech tools face a shortage of workers at home who have hands-on experience, managers and recruiters say....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Coup bid prompts mass arrests in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest region....
14:48, 06/27/2019

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a ...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Folau sacking prompts 'beliefs review' A review into religious expression from those "with and without strong" beliefs will be held by the Australian Rugby Union Players' Association (Rupa)....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
13:48, 08/17/2019

Greenpeace North Sea oil rig protest prompts injunction Group says it will continue protest at company’s continued drilling despite climate crisisGreenpeace has been served with an injunction to prevent its climate protesters continuing their occupation of an oil rig just offshore in Scotland.Two Greenpea...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Death of TFD captain prompts new campaign to end tobacco use TUCSON — First responders make it their mission to save the lives of others. But the tragic death of a Tucson Fire captain has inspired the department to launch a campaign aimed at saving the lives of their own. Captain Glenn Fleck chewed tobac...
00:16, 08/06/2019

World War II bomb in Hamburg prompts evacuation A thousand-pound US bomb dropped during the Second World War has been discovered in Hamburg, Germany. Authorities ordered the evacuation of a densely-populated residential area of the city, affecting around 6,000 people....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Can comedy survive in an age of outrage? Comedy is under scrutiny as never before. So when is a joke not a joke? Context, intent and expectations are all key, say leading exponents of the artComedy is such a simple thing. One person tells a joke. Another person laughs. The end. Simple.Excep...
07:16, 07/29/2019

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit with peanut butter, what do I care? What people put in their mouths is usually none of my concern....
19:48, 06/06/2019

Trump and Putin Share Joke About Election Meddling, Sparking New Furor At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Trump and Putin Joke About 'Getting Rid of Journalists' on Anniversary of Capital Gazette Shooting At the G20 Summit in Osaka, United States President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a nice hearty chuckle about ridding their countries of journalists. This happened to came on the one-year anniversary of the Capital Gazette sho...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Dem governor's elections board appointee resigns over sex joke told at convention A lengthy joke about cows, sex and women apparently turned out to be no laughing matter in North Carolina this week. It has prompted the resignation of the chairman of the state’s elections board....
07:48, 07/31/2019

Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim” Louis CK’s contemporaries in the stand-up scene have had some harsh words for the disgraced comedian, who returned to the stage last year after admitting to allegations of exposing himself to female employees and other comedians without their consent...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Justin Verlander points finger at MLB over homer spike: ‘A f–king joke’ Home runs continue to fly at a historic rate this season, a drastic change that Justin Verlander accuses MLB brought intentionally. Verlander, who will be the American League’s All-Star Game starter, owns a 10-4 record with a 2.98 ERA. He has also al...
11:16, 07/09/2019

‘Roman Biro’ – complete with joke – found at London building site Iron stylus uncovered at Bloomberg building site in City of London is ‘one of the most human finds’, say archaeologistsIt sounds just like the kind of joke that is ubiquitous in today’s cheap-and-cheerful souvenir industry: “I went to Rome and all I ...
08:48, 07/27/2019

Pete Alonso’s latest weird answer: Mercury retrograde joke Mets first baseman Pete Alonso has launched home runs seemingly out of this world during his remarkable rookie campaign. Now, he is looking out of this world to explain his recent struggles. Alonso entered Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Marlins i...
13:16, 08/06/2019

Conan O’Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit weeks before trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Conan O’Brien has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a writer who says the talk-show host stole jokes from his Twitter feed and blog for monologues on “Conan.” Attorneys for O’Brien and writer Robert Kaseberg fil...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Bradley Whitford didn't realize Get Out's Obama line was supposed to be a joke at first “By the way, I would have voted for Obama for a third term if I could.” It’s one of the deftest pieces of instant characterization in recent movie history, establishing exactly what sort of white family Get Out’s black protagonist, Daniel Kaluuya’s C...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Dominic Thiem adds doubles joke to Serena Williams feud Dominic Thiem wants to put his dispute with Serena Williams behind them, and he’s got just the way to do it. On Tuesday, Thiem jokingly offered to play mixed doubles with Williams at Wimbledon or the US Open. At Roland Garros last week, Thiem c...
10:16, 06/11/2019

NFL reporter receives backlash over joke about smashing child's participation trophy NFL reporter Albert Breer created a firestorm on social media Monday after he joked about smashing his child’s participation trophy that they received playing baseball....
09:16, 06/19/2019

As Area 51 raid becomes a joke online, the U.S. Air Force issues a real warning Groom Road or 51 Road is a dirt road that leads from Nevada Route 375 to the restricted area known as Area 51 on June 27, 2010, near Rachel, Nevada. Jon Elswick / AP file By Jason Abbruzzese They want to believe. The viral phenomenon of a Facebook ev...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Roman Pen Inscribed With Precursor to Modern Classic Joke Found in London An expert on inscriptions has deciphered some Roman writing on a pen as a witticism left by its owner, with a sentiment remarkably similar to those found on tongue in cheek souvenirs of today.  ...
19:16, 07/29/2019

Internet joke plan to 'raid' Area 51 gets stern reply from US military What has driven millions of people to sign up to "storm" Area 51, the US government's military base? It's clearly just a bit of fun by internet jokesters, but the US military isn't laughing...
11:48, 07/17/2019

Jim Breuer And Barstool Sports Chuckleheads Yuk It Up Over Racist Joke About Mets Pitchers How about those freakin’ Mets, eh? Their relievers stink! They’re bums! Those guys are probably losing games on purpose because of the damn Mexican drug cartel!...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Why the joke Facebook page calling for people to storm Area 51 went viral More than a million people have actually RSVP’d – and the military have issued a serious response. The truth is out there, and there are grand plans to find it. As of Monday, 1.1 million people had RSVP’d to a Facebook event called “Storm Area 51, Th...
08:16, 07/17/2019

Maine police joke 'charges were dropped' against goat that chased woman Police in a small Maine town joked on Facebook that they were dropping the charges against a goat that chased a woman down the street over the weekend....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
17:48, 05/31/2019

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though many still ask if they will get “the Michael J...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Patagonia oil spill prompts dispatch of Chile navy The Chilean navy has been deployed after an oil spill near the southern island of Guarello. Some 40,000 liters (10,500 gallons) of oil have leaked into the sensitive waters off Patagonia....
21:48, 07/28/2019

Plan to open gun megastore in Christchurch prompts concern Gun City, which sold weapons to man accused of mosque attack, plans new outletThe New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused conc...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Cosplayer's Giant Rifle Prompts Sheriff's Warning A cosplayer taking some photos earlier today at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay got a little more attention than she was expecting, when concerns from other beachgoers and a local news crew prompted a warning from the Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office...
21:00, 07/03/2019

FBI, IRS raid on Baltimore mayor prompts calls for resignation U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said on Thursday, prompting further calls for the Democratic city leader to resign....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Crocodile scare at German lake prompts closure A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off during soaring temperatures next week....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Apple's New Messy TV Teaser Prompts a Lot of Questions, Most Notably: Why? It feels like it’s been years—rather than mere months—since Apple introduced its roster of original programming for its forthcoming streaming service Apple TV+. But even prior to its official announcement, reports were already swirling that its offer...
01:32, 08/13/2019

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday. (June 6)        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, sending hundreds of visitors to the exit to escape clouds of smoke and ash before fire officials asked them to stay p...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Alex Hales drug ban prompts review of ECB guidelines The fallout from Alex Hales's 21-day recreational drugs ban will see the ECB and PCA review the regulations around the issue – even though they were only changed in March....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Poop transplant claims one life, prompts FDA warning In a bulletin that will make many people do a double-take, the Food and Drug Administration just issued a very serious warning for individuals considering a controversial treatment where one individual’s poop is transplanted into another. Yes, ...
22:00, 06/14/2019

Queen's meeting with king of Bahrain prompts protests Campaigners say British monarch should not host king who has led crackdown on political opponents Campaigners have condemned Buckingham Palace’s invitation to the king of Bahrain to attend the Windsor horse show this weekend, arguing that the UK shou...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Singaporean Broadcaster’s Advertisement Prompts ‘Brownface’ Controversy Singapore’s state-owned broadcaster apologized this week for an ad campaign that sparked accusations of “brownface” after an ethnically Chinese actor darkened his skin to play characters of other races, Agence France-Presse reports....
00:16, 07/31/2019

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
19:32, 06/04/2019

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: the formulas, the heightened reality, the supposed frivolousness. While it’s neat to see a genre reclai...
16:00, 06/10/2019

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zach Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
05:16, 06/03/2019

NBC bets on comedy next year, ‘This Is Us” for years to come NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is betting big on comedies for its upcoming fall television schedule. The network announced Sunday that it is adding four new sitcoms to its lineup for 2019-20, with stars including Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night LiveR...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to inform you that the Americans are at it again. After rebooting and ruining a slew of beloved British T...
08:16, 05/29/2019

FCC Fines Jimmy Kimmel Live $400,000 for Using Emergency Alert Tone in Very Expensive Joke Last October Jimmy Kimmel Live! made some expensive jokes about President Donald Trump’s ability to send emergency alerts to approximately 225 million phones across the country.Read more......
09:32, 08/16/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Authenticity • This Joke Finall Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Authenticity • This Joke Finally Comes Full Circle At E3 2019 • When Real Life Ruins Your Nintendo Direct • A Few Words On Ace Academy • The Questions Posed By Google Stadia • Going...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Coalition's emissions reduction fund labelled 'a joke' after first post-election auction Government spends less than $1m for cut equivalent to only 0.01% of Australia’s annual greenhouse gas pollutionThe Morrison government’s main climate change policy, the emissions reduction fund, has been labelled “a joke” after its latest auction bou...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Dean Cain: Hollywood boycott of Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill is an 'absolute joke' Actor Dean Cain said it's an "absolute joke" that Hollywood celebrities are boycotting filming in Georgia over the state’s controversial “heartbeat” abortion bill....
07:16, 05/13/2019

Conan O'Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit, shares essay explaining why For quite a few years, we’ve been following the story of a Twitter user named Alex Kaseberg who filed a lawsuit against Conan O’Brien, TBS, and the Conaco production company for allegedly stealing some jokes he made on social media. Just a few weeks ...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Sweet Dream or Beautiful Nightmare? In 22 Days, I'm Going to Find Out That Beyoncé's Diet Is No Joke I was kidding, I swear. At least, I was mostly kidding when I DM’d The Root’s Editor-in-Chief, Danielle Belton, and asked if the company would pay if I tried the new, Beyoncé-endorsed 22 Days Nutrition program. I even ended my message with the laughi...
17:00, 08/13/2019

Matt Kuchar caddie controversy resurfaces with vicious Rory McIlroy joke In February, Matt Kuchar’s reputation took a major hit when it came out that he paid a stand-in caddie just $5,000 out of his $1.2 million winnings after winning the Mayakoba Classic. It seems Rory McIlroy doesn’t want anyone to forget. Kuchar, McIlr...
09:48, 08/07/2019

Groningen quake prompts review of Dutch gas production plans The Dutch government will decide in the coming weeks whether a 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern natural gas-producing region of Groningen on Wednesday should lead to a change in plans to end output by 2030....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paraly...
16:00, 07/10/2019

‘Suspicious item’ prompts tarmac evacuation at Newark Airport A flight at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated on the tarmac Saturday morning after a flight attendant noticed something “suspicious.” At about 7:45 am, a flight attendant on JetBlue Flight 573 “identified some type ...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Voter surge in 2018 prompts voting reforms, restrictions ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats made big gains in state legislatures last year and have been using that power to pass laws making it easier to register and to vote. They have introduced early voting, all-mail voting and automatic registration. A few Republi...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Bomb threat prompts class cancellations at Holaway Elementary TUCSON – Classes have been canceled at an Amphitheater Unified District elementary school in response to a bomb threat investigation at the school early Wednesday morning. According to Tucson Police Department, the law enforcement agency receiv...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Eavesdropping flaw prompts Apple to suspend Walkie-Talkie app Enlarge / Apple Watch. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple has suspended use of the Walkie-Talkie app in the Apple Watch until the company fixes a recently discovered vulnerability that could let someone listen to a person’s iPhone without permissi...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Fire near Idaho’s nuclear research facility prompts evacuation A fast-moving brush fire in eastern Idaho on Tuesday prompted an evacuation of “non-essential employees” from several of the state’s nuclear research facilities....
16:48, 07/23/2019

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
13:32, 07/03/2019

German dating app prompts safety worries due to location feature A person can accurately locate where users of the dating app Lovoo live and work, according to a report. The company behind the app, which boasts nearly six million users, has played down concerns for users' safety....
05:48, 08/10/2019

Plant contamination worries prompts closing of Ohio school PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The discovery of trace amounts of radioactive material in and around a southern Ohio school has prompted school district officials to close the building while more tests are done and health impacts are evaluated. Scioto (sy-OH...
07:32, 05/14/2019

#Unwantedivanka: awkward moment at G20 prompts slew of Trump parodies Photoshopped images show president’s daughter as interloper at historic moments Ivanka Trump’s prominent role at the G20 summit over the weekend, and her presence at the Korean demilitarised zone with her father, has inspired a slew of parodies under...
08:48, 07/01/2019

World Cup prompts unprecedented global explosion for women’s football • Viewing-figures records shattered across continents• England face Norway in quarter-final on ThursdayAs the Women’s World Cup enters the quarter-final stages, the sound heard across the globe is of records – and prejudices – being joyously shattere...
21:00, 06/26/2019

British Airways cabin fills with smoke, prompts evacuation The cabin of flight BA422 from London to Valencia, Spain, filled with smoke moments before the flight was due to land. After the plane touched down on the tarmac, the crew evacuated all 175 passengers....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Huawei ban prompts Apple to slightly increase iPhone production According to a new research report from Cowen, Apple recently told its manufacturing partners to moderately increase iPhone production on account of the recent Huawei ban ushered in by the Trump administration. The report, which was obtained by Apple...
19:01, 06/27/2019

Gun violence in America prompts more countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
20:48, 08/07/2019

Ammunition depot fire in Kazakhstan prompts mass evacuation MOSCOW (AP) — A fire has engulfed a sprawling ammunition depot in Kazakhstan, injuring at least 16 and forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands. Authorities in Kazakhstan also halted railway traffic in the area following Monday’s explosions ...
04:00, 06/24/2019

London F1 race bid prompts fresh Silverstone British GP concern The escalating prospect of a Formula 1 race in London has prompted fresh concern for Silverstone amid its negotiation of a new British Grand Prix deal...
06:00, 06/29/2019

Emergency service network outage at KPN prompts Dutch inquiry The Netherlands launched an investigation on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours....
05:48, 06/25/2019

Surging Air Traffic Prompts Rethink of Airport Gate Rights Rapid growth in global air travel is making airlines and airport operators shake up a decades-old system for allocating takeoff and landing slots at some of the world’s busiest airfields....
03:16, 07/07/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murd...
06:32, 06/20/2019

US Blacklisting of Huawei Prompts Global Firms to Follow Suit Huawei has vigorously denied the assertions of spying and the Trump administration allegation that the Chinese government exerts undue influence on Huawei....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Fatal Shooting of Migrant in Mexico Prompts Government Investigation Witnesses told investigators that people wearing police uniforms shot at a truck carrying migrants after it passed through a checkpoint without stopping, the attorney general of Veracruz State said....
13:16, 06/21/2019

Kansas abortion ruling prompts new attack on death penalty TOPEKA, Kan. — A recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling declaring that the state constitution protects access to abortion opened the door to a new legal attack on the death penalty. Attorneys for five of the 10 men on death row in Kansas argue that the a...
19:16, 06/26/2019

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON – The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News 4 Tucson. Immigration Attorney Maurice Goldman said he was shocked to see printouts of his c...
17:16, 06/26/2019

'Horrifyingly absurd': how did millennial comedy get so surreal? From Adult Swim to ‘dank memes’, modern comedy is confronting the illogicality of life in 2019There is an episode in the first season of Broad City – the US sitcom about two twentysomething, weed-loving best friends – that involves an epic journey to...
13:03, 08/13/2019

The lo-fi comedy The Plagiarists has a deceptive literary twist The Plagiarists, a no-budget, lo-fi comedy of millennial manners and neuroses, is one of those movies a critic hates to spoil. Suffice it to say that some of its misdirections are more obvious than others—beginning, very literally, with the fact that...
14:32, 06/25/2019

Welcome to the raptor pit! The truth about comedy writers' rooms Grubby banter, sexless flirting and the smell of pizza and ambition ... writer Sarah Morgan reveals the funny business that goes on behind the scenes of your favourite showsIn the recent movie Late Night, Mindy Kaling plays a naive young comedy write...
08:48, 08/02/2019

Dad’s Casual ‘Conversation’ With Infant Son Is Comedy Gold It’s a scene that plays out in living rooms around the world on a nightly basis. A parent is relaxing, watching TV while a toddler chills out nearby. In this version, though, when the dad jokingly asks his 18-month old son about the show, the t...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Jordan Klepper tries again with new Comedy Central take on the news Former 'Daily Show' stalwart Jordan Klepper has a new series on Comedy Central that tries for the heft of '60 Minutes' and the laughs of 'Daily'        ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Micky Overman on comedy and violation: 'How could a man masturbate during my set?' I was told a man had been masturbating during my show. I’ve since heard of two other performers it has happened to. Isn’t comedy meant to be a space where we can safely express ourselves?A comedian friend of mine told me that being on stage is the on...
05:16, 08/10/2019

Midsommar and Hereditary's Ari Aster says he's ready to do a comedy now, please As we noted in our review, Ari Aster’s second gut-churning exercise in horror film-making, Midsommar, is also a surprisingly funny movie, blending its visceral shocks with a steady dose of culture clash comedy. Now Aster—whose 2018 debut Hereditary w...
02:32, 07/12/2019

Apple may be working with the BBC on a comedy-drama series Apple has been snapping up big-name talents left, right and center as it gears up for the launch of Apple TV+. The likes of Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Kumail Nanjiani are makin...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewa...
23:32, 05/30/2019

Howie Mandel: Don’t bring the kids to my comedy act Howie Mandel is thrilled people love watching his TV shows with their families, but warned his standup comedy shows, which are full of profanity and sex jokes, aren't for kids....
03:48, 06/08/2019

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he ...
06:00, 07/15/2019

American Pie at 20: why the raucous comedy could never be made today The 1999 hit that spawned a franchise had moments of sweetness amid the filth, but it also possessed little interest in how women feel about sexAmerican Pie could never be made today.Just the premise of high school boys vowing, by hook or by crook, t...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Colin Quinn to host CNN's first comedy special Nothing’s funnier than the news these days, so CNN has decided to embrace that turn by announcing its very first comedy special. This comes from The Wrap, which says the network has ordered Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, an event based on Quinn’s...
16:48, 05/09/2019

No joke: Chris Stapleton, Bruno Mars share a song on Ed Sheeran's new record Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Chris Stapleton appear on a track called "Blow," part of Sheeran's new album.        ...
09:16, 06/19/2019

Nah, Fam: Regina Hall Nixes Whitney Houston Drug Joke in Her Show Black Monday If her character on Showtime’s Black Monday is any indication, Regina Hall revels being on the edge when it comes to comedy. But she finds nothing funny about the disease of drug addiction, she shared in explaining why she asked the writers to ax a j...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Tigers trade chip Nick Castellanos rips home stadium: ‘This park’s a joke’ Detroit Tigers outfielder Nick Castellanos helped break the team’s six-game losing streak Sunday by slamming a walk-off homer, but he isn’t as thrilled as expected. A frustrated Castellano used the moment to rip his team’s home ballpark for how...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Razer turned an April Fools’ joke into a real ‘performance drink’ for gamers, and it’s actually good A number of years back, Razer — the gaming gear brand — announced a new product that didn’t actually exist. It was called Razer “Project Venom,” and it was a gaming drink that Razer dreamt up as an April Fools’ Day...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Marine or mermaid? Service member's photo shoot a joke for buddies deployed overseas, he says A U.S. Marine stationed in Florida got a little risqué recently, posing as a mermaid in a professional photo shoot – all to raise the spirits of his buddies deployed overseas, according to reports....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Bran Stark Actor Initially Thought Game of Thrones Finale Twist Was a Joke Game of Thrones star Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who played Bran Stark on the show, thought the writers were joking about his character ending up as the new king in Westeros when he first read the script......
00:00, 05/21/2019

Isaac Hempstead-Wright Reacts to Game of Thrones Finale: "I Genuinely Thought it Was a Joke" There's a new king in the Seven--sorry, Six--Kingdoms. Warning, spoilers follow for the Game of Thrones series finale. After Jon Snow (Kit Harington) stabbed his aunt/lover/queen......
10:00, 05/20/2019

Cramer calls Zuckerberg 'tone-deaf' after CEO's privacy joke bombs at developers conference Mark Zuckerberg's joke about Facebook's privacy scandals during the company's F8 developer conference didn't land well, CNBC's Jim Cramer said....
12:16, 05/01/2019

260K alien hunters sign up for joke Facebook event to breach Area 51: 'They can't stop all of us' More than 260,000 Facebook users have signed up – and nearly 300,000 more are interested – in an upcoming event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.”...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses for the $700 a year they would spend on union dues....
02:32, 05/10/2019

1993’s Doom Requires A Bethesda Account To Play On Switch, Quickly Becomes An Internet Joke Today, Bethesda announced the first three Doom games were all be coming to modern consoles including the Nintendo Switch. What Bethesda didn’t mention was that you’d first need to create a Bethesda.net account in order to play them....
18:48, 07/26/2019

Fred Taylor: It's a 'a joke' offensive lineman Tony Boselli was chosen best Jaguars player Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor criticized the franchise and the media for voting offensive lineman Tony Bosselli, and not Taylor, as the greatest player in franchise history....
09:16, 08/01/2019

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousand...
08:32, 07/14/2019

Library stink: smell of durian prompts evacuation at University of Canberra Fire and rescue teams in Australia remove rogue fruit in a sealed bag after it was left near an air ventA piece of fruit prompted the evacuation of an Australian university library last week.On Friday afternoon fire and rescue teams in the Australian...
21:32, 05/12/2019

'Incredible comeback': Cricket World Cup victory prompts outpouring of joy in New Zealand Key runout against India described as ‘one of the most iconic sporting moments in New Zealand folklore’In the early hours of Thursday morning, New Zealanders collectively rubbed their tired eyes. On the other side of the world, something miraculous w...
21:48, 07/10/2019

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat indexes well into triple digits....
05:00, 07/19/2019

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virginia church. ...
06:32, 06/03/2019

Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a chemical plant in New Jersey has been brought under control, but road and bridge closures remained in effect and local residents were urged to remain indoors because of potential danger from fumes. Kear...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Tweet prompts Canadian museum to recognize genocide against indigenous people A single tweet appeared to prompt a prominent Canadian museum to change its stance on the country’s historic treatment of indigenous people. The shift from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg — which now says the country’s tr...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Discovery of human remains at ranch prompts suspicious death investigation TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has launched a suspicious death investigation after human remains were found on the far south side Wednesday morning. According to officials, TPD was dispatched to a ranch in the 12900 block of South Old Nogale...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
20:00, 08/12/2019

Report of riot charges prompts sudden protest in Hong Kong Protesters have clashed with police again in Hong Kong after reports that some of their detained colleagues would be charged with the relatively serious charge of rioting...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Dispute at Louisiana Walmart prompts panic, erroneous shooting reports Authorities in Louisiana said a confrontation inside a Walmart Tuesday led to panic in the store and erroneous reports of gunfire as communities remain on edge following a pair of mass shootings over the weekend....
22:48, 08/06/2019

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
20:16, 06/09/2019

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
15:16, 07/05/2019

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on Monday to express their opposition to a divisive extradition bill, a separate group took more forceful...
11:00, 07/02/2019

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
07:32, 06/06/2019

Amazon Prime Day's members-only deals prompts trash talk from eBay Prime Day is getting closer to that July 15 launch, but other retailers are scrambling already trying to tempt buyers to their store before Amazon gobble up everyone's cash in the sales event of the summer. And you'll want to keep an eye on...
08:17, 07/05/2019

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library ...
11:48, 06/01/2019

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North – but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “trace...
07:48, 07/01/2019

With Eight Mexican Deaths, El Paso Shooting Prompts New Cross-Border Anxiety Eight of the 22 people who died in El Paso, Texas, were Mexicans shopping in the U.S. for the day, a big part of the local economy likely to be damaged by Saturday’s massacre....
08:16, 08/06/2019

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
18:48, 08/10/2019

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future l...
10:16, 08/06/2019

Mountain lion spotted prowling California neighborhood prompts warning Officials in San Mateo, Calif., are reminding residents to be alert after home surveillance video captured a mountain lion prowling the neighborhood on Sunday....
16:16, 07/10/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s death prompts 23 questions to Prisons Bureau from Democrats, GOP Democrat Jerrold Nadler and Republican Doug Collins want answers to 23 questions, such as, "was any plan implemented to check in on and observe Mr. Epstein on a regular basis after the termination of his suicide watch?"...
19:00, 08/12/2019

Heavy rain prompts high water rescues in Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through. The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Jim Jarmusch opens Cannes with a DOA zombie comedy for the Trump age The Cannes Film Festival opened tonight with a zombie movie, and I can’t be the only American in attendance who felt very seen. Not just because the film itself was American—that’s frequently the case on opening night of the world’s most prestigious ...
21:32, 05/14/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Cent...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Austrian comedy writers accuse far right of intimidation tactics Satirists speak out after lawyer files charges against TV presenter Jan Böhmermann Comedy writers in Austria say critical voices and satirists are being forced into “rearguard action” by a campaign of intimidation and legal threats from far-right fig...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
18:16, 05/19/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Comedy and Drama We've officially reached day two of the TV Scoop Awards, and so far things are going great. Probably! Hopefully! Starting today, you get to vote for the best drama and comedy of the......
13:00, 07/20/2019

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro&#...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Mindy Kaling’s new ‘Late Night’ comedy sneaks up on you Mindy’s new project is her best so far. That’s Mindy Kaling, the actress known for her work on “The Office,” “Oceans 8” and “The Mindy Project.” Her first feature film as both a writer and lead actress, “Late Night,” joins the ranks of fictiona...
17:32, 06/06/2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is more teen comedy than action movie Audiences love a good European road trip. Remember when Clark Griswold and family yukked around the continent in “European Vacation”? Or how the song “Scotty Doesn’t Know” incited a “EuroTrip”? Well, now we’ve got “National Lampoon’s Spider-Man.” Act...
12:48, 06/27/2019

Darren Criss Returns With New Musical Comedy Royalties Darren Criss is following up his award-winning turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with a musical. The Emmy winner will executive produce, star in and write songs for......
12:48, 07/10/2019

Alec Baldwin is getting roasted this summer on Comedy Central Alec Baldwin will prove yet again he can take a punch, this time around at least the verbal kind, when he sits for a Comedy Central roast this summer....
13:48, 06/05/2019

'Wine Country' serves up light comedy from Amy Poehler There will be wine, laughs and the airing of old grievances in "Wine Country," a light, breezy directorial debut by Amy Poehler, who also produced, worked on the story and co-stars with fellow "Saturday Night Live" alumni. The rudimentary nature of t...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Mel Gibson to play Santa Claus in ‘Fatman’ comedy NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Gibson is to play Santa Claus in “Fatman,” a comedy that will be shopped at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival. Gibson is attached as Kris Kringle in the film to be directed by Ian and Eshom Nelms and is executive produ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Goodbye to The Good Place: TV's best comedy will end on a heavenly high The inspired sitcom about life after death will meet its maker after its fourth season. But unlike some shows, it has chosen the right time to fall on its forkStop all the clocks, cut off the fro-yo machine: The Good Place, the smart but silly sitcom...
06:48, 06/10/2019

‘She was our Michelle Obama’: how Gilda Radner changed comedy for ever The death of the SNL star 30 years ago robbed the industry of one its finest voices – but not before she had blazed a trail for women such as Tina Fey to followThere is no shortage of excellent critical writing about the US comedy scene in the 80s, a...
09:32, 05/07/2019

Mac DeMarco: Here Comes the Cowboy review – self-indulgent comedy indie (Mac’s Record Label)Mac DeMarco’s lackadaisical balladry has long boasted a lyrical economy that feels almost Beatlesesque – simple, relatable observations that echo through a song until they acquire a subtle profundity. Yet on the titular opener to ...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards ...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Cannes Film festival set to open with zombie comedy The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is set to open Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” and the introduction of Alejandro Inarritu’s jury...
01:32, 05/14/2019

NY comedy queen takes serious turn with new film ‘Ask for Jane’ New York comedy queen Caroline Hirsch has produced a film that is nothing to laugh about. The woman famed for spotting talent from Jerry Seinfeld and Jon Stewart to Dave Chapelle and Michele Wolf has co-produced “Ask for Jane,” which tell...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
22:00, 05/16/2019

7 Recent Netflix Comedy Specials That Are Worth Your Time For many comedians, a Netflix special has supplanted the traditional late-night talk show set as the big ticket to success. Here’s our pick of their best recent efforts....
14:48, 05/21/2019

'BH90210' reboot finds comedy in cast's legacy "Beverly Hills 90210" ended in 2000 with the characters past high school, so a 2019 reboot showing them as adults would make sense, but stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth weren't interested in a traditional reboot....
00:00, 08/15/2019

'I should have died in 1992': Craig Ferguson's comedy comeback He quit booze and Scotland – and became a chat show sensation in the US. As he returns to standup on his home turf, we rescue him from selfie-takers on the streets of Glasgow On the morning we meet, Glasgow seems especially delighted to have Craig Fe...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Black Comedy Dead to Me Is Your Twisty New Netflix Binge “Wherever Judy Goes, Chaos tends to follow.” So says James Marsden in the Netflix black comedy Dead to Me. Taken together, his utterance (an early contender for my own epitaph) and the fact that a long list of embargoed spoilers prevents ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

How standup comedy helped me beat loneliness in a new city I moved to London in search of bustle, but friends were hard to come by. Then I tried standup and found a community with whom to share my ups and downsI had roughly two friends in London when I moved to the city in 2016. We would meet up for a drink ...
01:48, 07/29/2019

Funny games: Borderlands 3 and the rise of the comedy shooter It’s brash, foul-mouthed and has more than one billion guns, but humour just might be the forthcoming game’s greatest weaponMindless violence and inane gags go together like Monty Python and a killer bunny, but when it comes to video games, especiall...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Does Seth Rogen's Good Boys take kids’ comedy too far? The new film’s adult subject matter reflects a confusion about what tween movies should be aboutGood Boys’ trailer begins with producer Seth Rogen explaining to its trio of 12-year-old heroes that they are actually too young to watch their own movie....
04:00, 08/13/2019

German GP like a "horror film with a bit of black comedy" - Kvyat Shock German Grand Prix podium finisher Daniil Kvyat has described the chaotic Hockenheim Formula 1 race as "a horror movie with a bit of black comedy"...
11:16, 07/28/2019

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
18:48, 05/21/2019

Conan O'Brien settles joke-stealing lawsuit, blames 'tweet-saming' in defending his writers Conan O’Brien’s team decided to settle a 2015 joke-stealing lawsuit this week. But in a lengthy yet witty op-ed published Thursday, O’Brien defended his writers’ innocence by explaining the honor code of comedy writers – next to murder there’s nothin...
22:32, 05/09/2019

‘I thought it was a joke’: Idaho mayor rejects PETA’s request to rename Chicken Dinner Road CALDWELL, Idaho (KTVB) — Caldwell Mayor Garrett Nancolas said on Facebook he thought a request from PETA to the change the name of Chicken Dinner Road “was a joke.” Earlier this week, KTVB reported the animal rights organization sent a letter to the ...
19:16, 07/05/2019

The US Air Force is warning people to stay away from Area 51 after a viral Facebook joke to storm the base and 'see them aliens' A joke Facebook event encouraging people to band together and storm the highly secretive Area 51 site in Nevada has gone viral, inspiring alien memes on Facebook and Instagram. Area 51 is a US Air Force base; an Air Force spokesperson told INSIDER, "...
12:00, 07/16/2019

CNN boss Jeff Zucker makes sexual joke about star anchor during award ceremony: report CNN President Jeff Zucker made a sexual joke about one of his female employees, "New Day" anchor Alisyn Camerota while accepting an award on Thursday....
19:00, 06/13/2019

1993’s Doom Requires A Bethesda Account To Play On Switch, Quickly Becomes An Internet Joke [Updated] Today, Bethesda announced the first three Doom games were all be coming to modern consoles including the Nintendo Switch. What Bethesda didn’t mention was that you’d first need to create a Bethesda.net account in order to play them....
18:16, 07/27/2019

New video in Sandra Bland case prompts tense exchanges in Texas legislature The video had not been publicly seen until it was aired this month by a Dallas television station, and both lawmakers and Bland's family say they had also never seen the clip....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
17:32, 05/31/2019

Heavy rain prompts stranded vehicles, swift water rescues across Tucson TUCSON – Several people requiring rescuing Wednesday afternoon after the eastside was hit hard by heavy rain. According to Tucson Fire Department, the department received calls about eight vehicles stranded in water. TFD said all the vehicle oc...
00:48, 08/01/2019

Chinese reversal prompts Trump to impose new tariff hike as markets fall China backtracked on substantial commitments it had made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on Mo...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
19:00, 07/13/2019

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Neo-Nazi march prompts German foreign minister to warn of right-wing terror Hundreds of neo-Nazis marched with torches, flags and drums through the eastern German town of Plauen this week. The incident has put authorities in the state of Saxony back on the defensive....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
10:32, 06/05/2019

Woman's 'Hail Satan' invocation prompts walkout from Alaska town meeting Several government officials and attendees walked out of an Alaska government meeting south of Anchorage this week when an official who's also a member of the Satanic Temple  ended the opening prayer with “Hail Satan.”...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department of Transportation said.        ...
02:48, 07/12/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
03:16, 05/22/2019

Tencent Video delays 'Game of Thrones' finale in China, prompts fan uproar China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the "Game of Thrones" finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country....
00:48, 05/20/2019

Bryson DeChambeau criticism prompts PGA Tour to review pace-of-play policy Golfer Bryson DeChambeau was heavily criticized over the weekend by fellow golfers for his slow pace-of-play. The criticism prompted the PGA Tour to investigate its own policy....
15:32, 08/12/2019

USS McCain flap prompts acting defense chief Shanahan to have aide 'look into' matter Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says his chief of staff will look into reports that the White House requested the USS John McCain be hidden from view during President Trump's visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan....
06:32, 05/30/2019

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
16:48, 06/14/2019

‘Vladimir Putin’ Talk Show in U.K. Prompts Sharp Intake of Breath in Russia A new BBC comedy series will be led by a cartoon effigy of the Russian leader. “He doesn’t often get mocked and I don’t think that he’ll like it,” one expert said....
07:48, 05/23/2019

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
11:32, 07/18/2019

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized...
01:32, 07/18/2019

Crippling Auto Crisis Prompts Production Cut, Jobs Losses: 10-Point Guide Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra, two of India's biggest automakers, on Friday said they would cut production at some plants in response to slowing demand that industry executives say has driven......
16:48, 08/09/2019

White House Insider Account Has Feel of an Outside View, and Prompts a Mueller Denial Michael Wolff’s second book on the chaotic Trump White House also delves into the work of the special counsel, whose spokesman denied one of its most explosive claims....
16:48, 05/28/2019

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Ir...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Kind Hearts and Coronets: on the set of the brilliant Ealing comedy – in pictures Released in 1949, Kind Hearts and Coronets remains one of the all time classics of British cinema. As a 4k restoration is released for its 70th anniversary, we see actors Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and director Robert Hamer at wor...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rush...
06:00, 08/14/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual misconduct in January 2018 as well as looking at ho...
15:32, 07/09/2019

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor espec...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Dead To Me renewed for more black comedy plot twists in season 2 The Netflix series Dead To Me, which dropped about a month ago, saw the welcome return of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini to the small screen, as two grieving women who strike up a friendship in a support group. The chemistry between the two...
11:32, 06/04/2019

NBC gives series order to Kal Penn and Mike Schur's immigration comedy According to Deadline, NBC has given a series order to Sunnyside, the new comedy project co-written by and starring Kal Penn alongside executive producer Mike Schur—a.k.a. the guy from The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine who played Mose on The Offi...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
11:48, 04/28/2019

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
07:48, 08/07/2019

This brilliant trick got a Norwegian comedy onto Netflix’s recommended list I was poking around the other day for something new to watch on Netflix that I hadn’t seen before, and I came across a series from Norway I hadn’t heard of that looked to be a Vikings-era comedy that Netflix was recommending I check out. ...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu...
02:00, 07/11/2019

The Dead Don't Die review – stumbling zombie comedy kicks off Cannes Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny lead Jim Jarmusch’s droll but directionless opening nighterJim Jarmusch’s undeadpan comedy is laconic, lugubrious and does not entirely come to life, despite many witty lines and tremendously assured perform...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Ditch the flip-flops and comedy shirts: summer fashion for men Many British men struggle with what to wear come the summer. Here’s how to look cool during the hottest monthsIt’s easy to remember the heatwave of last summer through rose-tinted goggles: Soleros for lunch, long nights splayed out in parks and endle...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Ctrl Alt Delete: the pro-choice comedy that's the bravest TV show in America They have been called ‘worse than Nazis’ for their abortion-clinic comedy. But for Roni Geva and Margaret Katch, the hate pales beside the outpouring of gratitudeThe makers of Ctrl Alt Delete like to say it’s a typical workplace comedy. “But not your...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Netflix cancels animated comedy 'Tuca & Bertie' after one season Even a stellar cast and team of Bojack Horseman producers, led by creator Lisa Hannwalt, couldn't save the animated series Tuca & Bertie from Netflix's axe. The streaming company announced that the series, starting Tiffany Haddish and A...
06:48, 07/25/2019

‘Wine Country’ review: Queens of comedy let loose on the juice The pitch, it’s easy to image, was “Sideways” meets “Girls Trip.” Amy Poehler’s directorial debut never really leaves its Eileen Fisher-clad comfort zone, but it’ll probably be a hit regardless with women of a certain age. That would be around 50, th...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Moll...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
10:48, 06/08/2019

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled b...
16:00, 05/09/2019

HBO picks up female-led skateboarding comedy based on Skate Kitchen According to Variety, HBO has given a straight-to-series order to a new comedy show based on Crystal Moselle’s film Skate Kitchen. The show, which will run fo six, half-hour episodes, is called Betty, and in a weird twist, it sounds more like a seque...
11:00, 08/15/2019

R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' comes out of nowhere to win the weekend box office (CMCSA) Universal Universal's "Good Boys" tops the domestic box office with an estimated $21 million. A rare win for an R-rated comedy, which hasn't topped the box office since 2016's "The Boss." That was also released by Universal. "Good Boys" joins "Us" a...
17:01, 08/18/2019

Amy Schumer Returns to the Comedy Stage Just 2 Weeks After Giving Birth Amy Schumer is back! The 37-year-old returned to the stage on Monday night as she performed a set at the famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Schumer posted a photo on Instagram from......
21:16, 05/20/2019

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow...
08:32, 07/18/2019

Trump Nominee Stephen Moore Fails Miserably at Defending Racist Public Housing Joke About Obama If there’s a redeeming quality for racists, it’s that they’re generally crystal clear on where they stand. Their flawed logic is brazen and upfront. They do a terrible job of concealing their bigotry and xenophobia, so why even try to? They call me ...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Report on 2017 Destroyer Crash Prompts Navy to Ditch Touchscreen Controls for Mechanical Ones The U.S. Navy announced plans to revert its destroyers’ throttle and helm controls from touchscreens back to mechanical systems starting in 2020, USNI News reported this week, after the release of a federal accident report that cited the system’s poo...
00:32, 08/13/2019

Produced water spill prompts AER to order energy company to suspend activity at affected well The Alberta Energy Regulator says it has ordered Calgary-based Obsidian Energy to suspend activity at a well "and associated infrastructure" where 400,000 litres of produced water spilled late last month....
19:00, 06/03/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​'Stay aware, everyone!' Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident's home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar....
14:48, 06/14/2019

Deadly biker crash in New Hampshire prompts motor-vehicle chief in Massachusetts to resign The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division resigned from her reported six-figure-salary gig Tuesday after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists on a rural N...
02:32, 06/26/2019

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde on brink of sack as Liverpool debacle prompts summer of changes Rome was no accident after all. Barcelona's 3-0 loss and Champions League exit at the Stadio Olimpico last season was described as "a bad night" by the players and also coach Ernesto Valverde. But Liverpool proved on Tuesday that it is, in fact, a tr...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading....
12:16, 06/20/2019

The Best Memes of the Ultimate Game of Thrones Battle Prove It’s Actually Also a Hilarious Comedy Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. When things get hectic on Game of Thrones, the one emotional release valve you can always depend on is the memes. You’ve been hearing about the long-awaited Battle of Winterfell between ...
00:41, 04/29/2019

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson’s new comedy The Hustle pulls an inelegant con When it comes to source material to plug into the trend of gender-flipped comedy remakes, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels isn’t actually a bad choice. The 1988 Frank Oz film—itself a remake of a 1964 Marlon Brando/David Niven comedy—is in many ways already a...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat d...
16:00, 07/02/2019

‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ review: A surprise comedy caper that works While Sonic the Hedgehog fans fumed over the film treatment of their spiny pal — prompting director Jeff Fowler to redo Sonic’s toothsome look for his upcoming movie — Pokémon enthusiasts will adore the titular yellow cutie of “Pokémon Detective Pika...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Drop Dead Gorgeous at 20: how dark pageant comedy works better in 2019 The pitch-black small-town mockumentary was a flop on release and left critics cold but 20 years later its vicious indecency remains daring Drop Dead Gorgeous is one of my favourite films. It also made less than its $15m budget at the box office and ...
23:16, 07/22/2019

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Green Book's Peter Farrelly is making a "suicide comedy" for Quibi, so that'll be fun Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-winning Green Book was a thoughtful and powerful exploration of race in America, telling the story of a legendary Black musician traveling through the South from the extremely unique and valuable perspective of an Italian man w...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's new comedy series is an Amazon original The next team-up between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will take place online. Amazon has snapped up the rights to Truth Seekers, a "comedy-horror" Prime Video series about paranormal investigators who unearth a conspiracy that threatens humanity. Fros...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Netflix's fifth Dave Chappelle comedy special debuts August 26th Dave Chappelle has enjoyed a fruitful relationship with Netflix over the last few years, having released four stand-up specials on the streaming service, picking up a hefty pay packet and Grammy and Emmy awards for them. The comedy icon is about to u...
15:32, 08/15/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but they tend to offset each other, yielding a film mor...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Amy Schumer ‘mom-shamed’ for returning to comedy stage 2 weeks after giving birth Amy Schumer returned to the comedy stage this week two weeks after giving birth to her and husband  Chris Fischer's son. But some of the star’s fellow moms were not too happy with her decision to do so, slamming Schumer on social media for returning ...
11:16, 05/22/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’, most watched comedy in U.S., ends 12-year run with sentimental finale It was a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight. WARNING: Spoiler alert....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival At this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James McNicholas recounts the life and career of his grandfather, Terry Downes, in 'The Boxer' The post Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival appeared first on Boxing News....
07:48, 07/23/2019

Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee join Neflix comedy, 'Coffee and Kareem' Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Terrence Little Gardenhigh and Andrew "King Bach" Bachelor have joined the ensemble for the Netflix comedy, "Coffee and Kareem."...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Wine Country review – Amy Poehler's Netflix comedy is a drunken riot The actor makes her directorial debut with a wine-soaked gem about a group of women trying to keep their friendship together during a weekend awayBemoaning the ever-decreasing quality of Saturday Night Live has become almost as much of an institution...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show ‘I Think You Should Leave’ The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live alum Tim Robinson -- for a second season. Fans ca...
14:32, 06/19/2019

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It took years to convince someone to make this show,” sa...
11:00, 05/24/2019

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
00:48, 08/19/2019

'Don't deport Melania' goes viral after comedian Trevor Noah devises a joke conspiracy theory about Trump's immigration policies Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image The "Daily Show" host and comedian Trevor Noah devised a viral conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump is targeting first lady Melania Trump with his immigration policies. "Now you might be asking, why would he wan...
03:00, 08/16/2019

DoorDash Tip-Skimming Scheme Prompts Class Action Lawsuit Seeking All Those Tips That Didn't Go to Drivers DoorDash’s years-long scheme to use customer tips to subsidize its workers’ wages is finally catching up to the company. And hot on the heels of renewed outrage about its tip-shaving scheme, a new class-action lawsuit is taking aim at the company for...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Gun violence in America prompts Amnesty International and a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
20:48, 08/07/2019

DoorDash Tip-Skimming Scheme Prompts Clash Action Lawsuit Seeking All Those Tips That Didn't Go to Drivers DoorDash’s years-long scheme to use customer tips to subsidize its workers’ wages is finally catching up to the company. And hot on the heels of renewed outrage about its tip-shaving scheme, a new class-action lawsuit is taking aim at the company for...
10:48, 07/30/2019

New on Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
20:16, 07/08/2019

Booksmart review – wild, warm high school comedy puts girls on top Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style During the first act of SXSW crowd-pleaser Booksmart there’s a fantastically humbling, game-changer of a moment for Molly...
11:00, 05/24/2019

The world is finally ready for ‘Booksmart,’ a raunchy teen comedy about two straight-A girls Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever chat about their on-screen friendship, the latest in a trend of those that candidly capture what it’s like to be a teenage girl....
08:00, 05/15/2019

The Hustle review – Anne Hathaway kills the comedy in dire scam caper A gender-switch reboot of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels co-starring Rebel Wilson is catastrophically unfunny Anne Hathaway detonates a megaton blast of pure unfunniness in this terrifying film. She leaves behind a mushroom cloud of anti-humour, reducing ev...
15:32, 05/09/2019

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast promises 'drama, comedy and soap' in TV return The cast of the 1990s hit "Beverly Hills, 90210" returns to U.S. television on Wednesday, much older but promising lots of the juicy drama that made their teenage characters famous....
16:48, 08/07/2019

Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy to star in Netflix dance comedy 'Work It' "Girl Meets World" alum Sabrina Carpenter, YouTube star Liza Koshy and "The Flash" alum Keiynan Lonsdale play ragtag dancers in the Netflix movie "Work It."...
09:48, 07/03/2019

How a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment in Uncle Buck inspired a Christmas comedy blockbuster The John Candy movie Uncle Buck turns 30 today, and it remains an excellent watch. Writer/director John Hughes wisely put the charismatic Candy front and center as the title character, maker of giant pancakes, and driver of a car called the “Beast.” ...
11:32, 08/16/2019

Hard Pass: Jeremy Saville's Loqueesha Panned as Modern-Day Minstrel 'Comedy' On Friday, social media let out a collective ‘wtf??’ after a trailer for an upcoming movie went viral: a white bartender disguises his voice as a stereotypical black woman’s to get the radio host job he couldn’t as a white man. They named the movie L...
17:16, 05/11/2019

Jason Mewes can’t escape Jay and Silent Bob in his crummy meta-comedy Madness In The Method The opening scene of Madness In The Method offers a glimpse of an alternate-world acting career for Jason Mewes. Mewes is best known as Jay, the more verbally expressive half of the Clerks-born, Jersey-centric comic duo Jay and Silent Bob, created by...
12:16, 08/02/2019

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
06:00, 07/12/2019

The provocative Klepper sees Comedy Central’s faux asshole try on genuine anger In “Wrestling PTSD,” the first episode of Jordan Klepper’s new Comedy Central show called, logically enough, Klepper, the former Daily Show and The Opposition star asks a raggedy-looking veteran what someone like him can do to help. “What you need to...
06:16, 05/09/2019

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch...
07:32, 08/15/2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

John Early and Kate Berlant’s new comedy video is scarier than most horror movies Over the years, the comedy partnership of John Early and Kate Berlant has produced some fantastic videos, many of which focus on the kinds of characters and situations that make viewers feel unsettled to the point of nervous laughter. Their latest sh...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
12:32, 07/12/2019

Poms review – Diane Keaton turns cheerleader in cheer-free comedy A frothy tale of retirees starting a cheerleading group wastes the talents of its cast and fails to provide the crowd-pleasing moments it so desperately needsOne of the many wonderfully fractious moments of Anjelica Huston’s staggeringly unfiltered i...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Lucy McCormick review – caustically candid comedy about history's famous women Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghMcCormick rips up the rulebook with Post Popular, a hedonistic history lesson that is trashy, volatile ... and honestUtterly indelicate and completely unpredictable, Post Popular is a wild ride. Lucy McCormick’s ludicrou...
10:48, 08/05/2019

The Revenge Of The Nerds cast contends with how poorly the comedy's aged in new oral history In 1984, Revenge Of The Nerds was like a dorkier, tamer version of Animal House, with a similar plot: fraternity made up out of outcasts takes on and defeats the popular frat made up of Big Men On Campus. Featuring a pre-ER Anthony Edwards, as well a...
13:16, 07/26/2019

Love Island's Sherif Lanre claims he was booted from villa for kicking Molly-Mae in the crotch and making a crude joke Former Love Island contestant Sherif Lanre has claimed he was booted out of the villa for kicking fellow contestant Molly-Mae Hague in the crotch and then making a crude joke about it....
08:16, 06/16/2019

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
20:48, 06/07/2019

Chuck Lorre says his new Billy Gardell comedy is a love letter to America's immigrants 'Big Bang Theory' producer Chuck Lorre dedicates his new CBS romantic comedy, 'Bob Hearts Abishola,' to hard-working, honest immigrants.        ...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Paley Center to honor comedy legends Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends on Nov. 21....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Retta Turns a Story About Ripping Her Pantyhose in Church Into a Hysterical Comedy Bit on Busy Tonight If you've ever been subject to a public outfit malfunction, you probably get it. Accidentally ripping your pants--or pantyhose--in pretty much any non-private setting can be a real......
12:48, 05/07/2019

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endur...
03:16, 06/14/2019

Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista honor the humble action-comedy in new Stuber trailer Kumail Nanjiani is a doofy, kind-hearted Uber driver. Dave Bautista is a grizzled, heavily armed cop. Together, they are an odd couple squaring off against, ya know, drug dealers or something. Such is the plot of Stuber, an action-comedy that, per ea...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Comedian Nick Di Paolo apologizes for flipping off murdered black activist in comedy promo Nick Di Paolo was aiming to be provocative with a Photoshop portrait flipping off protesters. But one was a murdered black activist.        ...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Coming to Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a ...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Misfit teens weather an alien invasion in trailer for Netflix action-comedy Rim Of The World Like many filmmakers, Charlie’s Angel: Full Throttle director McG has found new life on Netflix, his weird The Babysitter having been a modest, early hit for the streamer. Soon, he’ll return with his latest directorial effort, Rim Of The World, which...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around char...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate to perform at New York Comedy Festival 2019 Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate, Bill Maher, Nicole Byer, Comedy Bang! Bang! and other stars will headline shows at the New York Comedy Festival in November....
21:16, 08/05/2019

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence from stand-up directly, there have long been rumbling...
20:32, 07/19/2019

Terrorism joke gets cops called on Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed An Egyptian-American comedian had the cops called on him after a stand-up set in Florida over the weekend — when an audience member took his joke about terrorism seriously. Funnyman Ahmed Ahmed, 48, told The Post the ordeal started when he told...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Prince William Congratulates Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Royal Baby With a Dad Joke Congratulations are in order for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their first child, a son, on Monday. The baby boy was born at 5:26 a.m. on May 6......
12:48, 05/07/2019

Mike Posner hospitalized after rattlesnake bite on walk across US: 'That venom is no joke' Mike Posner has been hospitalized after an unfortunate run-in with a rattlesnake on the Colorado leg of his walk across America journey.        ...
14:16, 08/08/2019

Ariana Grande follows apology for JonBenet Ramsey joke with teaser for new song 'Boyfriend' Ariana Grande apologized for making an inappropriate joke about JonBenet Ramsey on Instagram before dropping her newest song teaser.        ...
11:16, 07/29/2019

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt slams BBC TV debate offer as an 'absolute joke' Jeremy Hunt has slammed the BBC for offering to stage a head-to-head TV debate with his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson days after most party members will have cast their votes....
20:16, 07/02/2019

Bobby Brown slams Chris Rock over Whitney Houston drug joke: 'I thought you was a friend' Bobby Brown is not laughing at Chris Rock's "humiliating" joke about Whitney Houston. The comedian has since deleted the Instagram post following backlash.        ...
02:00, 04/30/2019

Angst over 'pay to win' prompts FTC workshop on loot boxes in video games The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a public workshop Wednesday to discuss the use of 'loot boxes' in video games.       ...
17:48, 08/07/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Conan O'Brien explains why he settled 'my stupid lawsuit' over alleged joke-stealing Conan O'Brien is both poignant and hilarious explaining why he settled an alleged joke-stealing lawsuit before it went to trial.        ...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Elon Musk cracks a lewd joke at Jeff Bezos' new 'Blue Moon' lander SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk took a lewd dig at 'Blue Moon,' the moon lander created by the aerospace company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.        ...
09:32, 05/10/2019

The Judean Club Despite its ramshackle state, the Judean Club was a nursery for Jewish East End fistic talent The post The Judean Club appeared first on Boxing News....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Comedy Bang! Bang! does the damn thing with a 10-hour 10th anniversary episode Last week, Comedy Bang! Bang!, a longtime staple of every comedy nerd’s podcast feed, celebrated its tenth anniversary. That’s no small feat. Ten years ago, most people didn’t know what podcasts were, and those who did thought the entire medium was a...
11:48, 05/06/2019

Richard Roper mines loneliness for comedy in charming debut 'How Not to Die Alone' A lonely man lies about having a family to save face. Now, his boss wants to meet him. It makes for a charming story in Richard Roper's debut novel.        ...
10:48, 05/29/2019

Comedy Central's "Deez Thrones" highlights Game of Thrones' race problem Comedy Central’s “Deez Thrones” focuses on the black women of Westeros who, in this new parody, are less interested in battling the White Walkers than they are in attending “The Black NOT Ethnically Ambiguous People Of The Seven Kingdom’s Meet Up.” T...
19:32, 05/13/2019

Surprise! R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' shocks the box office, hits No. 1 with $21M Even with a R-rating, the tween comedy 'Good Boys' pushed 'Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' to second place and beat out 'The Angry Birds Movie 2.'        ...
19:16, 08/18/2019

Instagram star behind viral 'Queer Eye,' Kim Kardashian impressions talks comedy, coming out Instagram comedian Benito Skinner reflects on his journey from closeted high school football player in Idaho to viral social media star in New York.        ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

'Toy Story 4' exclusive: Check out the four comedy legends joining Woody, Buzz and the gang 'Toy Story 4' brings back Woody and the gang but also introduces Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett as a quartet of baby toys.        ...
15:00, 06/03/2019

The A.V. Club says goodbye to Veep Veep ended its seven-year term on HBO last night with a series of backdoor deals, sublime obscenities, multiple time jumps, and one final indignity for once-and-future President Selina Meyer (the incomparable Julia Louis-Dreyfus). Like a certain othe...
11:48, 05/13/2019

The A.V. Club's best games of 2019 so far If there was a watchword for gaming in the first half of 2019, it might be “iteration”—or possibly even “refinement.” This six-month period saw a dead-on-arrival would-be blockbuster (R.I.P. Anthem) and the steady encroachment of the “games as servi...
06:32, 06/24/2019

Happy Independence Day from The A.V. Club Any day where we can stuff ourselves with burgers, chug beer, set off city-approved fireworks, and numbly contemplate the troubling trajectory of our country is an all right day in our book. While Independence Day might not sound too distinguishable ...
20:00, 07/04/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping GLOW Episode 1: “Up, Up, Up” | Episode 2: “Hot Tub Club” | Episode 3: “Desert Pollen” | Episode 4: “Say Yes” | Episode 5: “Freaky Tuesday” | Episode 6: “Outward Bound” | Episode 7: “Hollywood Homecoming” | Episode 8: “Keep Ridin’” | Episode 9: “The Libert...
06:00, 08/11/2019

Happy Memorial Day from The A.V. Club It’s Memorial Day, folks! On this special holiday, we honor the fallen service men and women with humid barbecues, picked-through sales, and road trips that never quite measure up to our best-laid plans. In order to properly observe the day, the News...
14:32, 05/27/2019

Danny Baker receives standing ovation at first comedy show since he was sacked by BBC over 'racist' Tweet Former BBC presenter Danny Baker received a standing ovation after taking to stage for the first time after the Twitter scandal that lost him his job....
23:48, 05/12/2019

Tough talk and wish fulfillment struggle for control of Mindy Kaling's talk-show comedy Late Night The hook of the new comedy Late Night is supposed to be the sight of Emma Thompson, as a veteran network talk show host, reacting with flinty skepticism to a scrappy novice writer played by Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the film. But the project’s rea...
07:16, 06/03/2019

Ezekiel Elliott's agent: Cowboys RB found Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' joke disrespectful Amid a holdout by his star running back, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made a joke that didn't sit well with Ezekiel Elliott or his agent.       ...
14:48, 08/19/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Good Omens Episode 1: “In The Beginning” | Episode 2: “The Book” | Episode 3: “Hard Times” | Episode 4: “Saturday Morning Funtime” | Episode 5: “The Doomsday Options” | Episode 6: “The Very Last Day Of The Of The Rest Of Their Lives” |...
14:16, 06/01/2019

'Confidence is the 15th and most important club in the bag' On the face of it, it's the classic story of the sporting prodigy who burns twice as bright and half as long. Lydia Ko was the young golfer that achieved more as a teenager than anyone in the history of the sport. She was already winning professional...
09:48, 04/28/2019

| Proteas spinner targets ‘ton-up’ club Tumultuous events have engulfed SA cricket this week, but Keshav Maharaj looks one bastion of solidity for the tough India tour, writes Rob Houwing....
12:48, 08/07/2019

What's a Strip Club Without Dollar Bills? About a 30-minute Uber ride from Wall Street, there’s a dim purple basement where women, myself included, steadily accumulate bills, one by one, in three-minute song cycles. Some are as young as 18; others, old enough to be their moms. We come from B...
13:00, 07/01/2019

Club pro on going distance at PGA Championship: ‘Just awesome’ Rob Labritz has two children and is playing in his sixth PGA Championship. But the club pro from GlenArbor in Bedford Hills, N.Y., thought making the cut on the number in his own backyard at this PGA Championship at Bethpage Black might have been one...
20:32, 05/18/2019

| PSG say Mbappe to stay at club next season Paris Saint-Germain insisted that star striker Kylian Mbappe would stay at the club next season, despite the World Cup-winner hinting that he could leave....
16:00, 05/20/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Veronica Mars Episode 1: “Spring Break Forever” | Episode 2: “Chino And The Man” | Episode 3: “Keep Calm And Party On” | Episode 4: “Heads You Lose” | Episode 5: “Losing Streak” | Episode 6: “Entering A World Of Pain” | Episode 7: “Gods Of War” | Episode 8: “Years...
18:48, 07/21/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Stranger Things 3 Episode 1: “Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy?” | Episode 2: “Chapter Two: The Mall Rats” | Episode 3: “Chapter Three: The Case Of The Missing Lifeguard” | Episode 4: “Chapter Four: The Sauna Test” | Episode 5: “Chapter Five: The Source” | Episode 6: “...
20:00, 07/04/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Orange Is The New Black Episode 1: “Beginning Of The End” | Episode 2: “Just Desserts” | Episode 3: “And Brown Is The New Orange” | Episode 4: “How To Do Life” | Episode 5: “Minority Deport” | Episode 6: “Trapped In An Elevator” | Episode 7: “Me As Well” | Episode 8: “Baker...
13:16, 07/26/2019

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Angry? Want to let off steam? Try a rage club In an increasingly angsty world, it’s no surprise that venues for venting our ire are popping up. Jane Dunford acts out her anger in a safe spaceIn a basement in Soho, London, I’m drawing my rage on to a big sheet of paper with a black marker pen. Sc...
12:16, 05/11/2019

New Saudi club to open with Ne-Yo, but alcohol still a no-no A non-alcoholic nightclub is opening in Saudi Arabia in the latest push to loosen restrictions on entertainment, but it had already courted controversy with detractors prompting Instagram to pull the venue’s new account down...
06:00, 06/13/2019

'New Huddersfield Town kit': Paddy Power sponsored home shirt branded like a 'hen party' but the joke is on Twitter Huddersfield Town released their new "kit" just days after announcing their shirt sponsors for the upcoming season - and it's fair to say the reaction has been mixed....
06:32, 07/17/2019

Trump's tariff threat over migration prompts sharp response from Mexico: 'There is a clear limit' Mexican officials are trying to reverse the Trump administration's decision to slap a 5% tariff on imports, in response to the migration crisis.        ...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Nike's decision to cancel 'Betsy Ross flag' shoe prompts backlash from Arizona governor Arizona governor Doug Ducey ripped Nike for its decision to cancel the release of a shoe featuring an early design of the U.S. flag.       ...
05:48, 07/02/2019

Fred Taylor: It's 'a joke' that I wasn't voted best Jaguars player of all time Fred Taylor is miffed that he wasn't voted the top Jaguars player of all time in a list released by the team. He finished second to Tony Boselli.       ...
10:16, 08/01/2019

Seth Meyers Says Every Day With Trump Is Like ‘Fight Club’ Baffled by the president’s reversal on Iran, Meyers predicts “we’re going to find him in the parking lot outside the White House” beating himself up....
03:48, 06/25/2019

Premier League transfers so far this summer and what each club still needs Aston Villa have been the most active of the promoted clubs; Arsenal look to have work to do; Tottenham have secured their top target; Newcastle are still looking for a managerWhat have they done so far? Nowhere near enough. Teenage striker Gabriel M...
16:32, 07/13/2019

Man U midfielder Herrera confirms leaving club MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Midfielder Ander Herrera confirmed he’s leaving Manchester United after its season ends this weekend. Herrera’s contract ends this season after five years at United, and he posted a goodbye on the club’s T...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Sylvinho to become Lyon coach - club president "Olympique Lyonnais have agreed a deal to appoint Brazilian Sylvinho as their next head coach to succeed Bruno Genesio, the Ligue 1 club\u0027s president said on Saturday."...
03:32, 05/19/2019

Slovak football club the target of nationalist tug-of-war In football, there's almost nothing better than playing in a stadium full of passionate fans. But for FC Dac 1904 it's an entirely different ball game. Tim Gosling reports from Dunajska Streda in Slovakia....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Murray set to play doubles at Queen's Club Andy Murray will make his competitive return from hip surgery later this month at the Queen's Club grasscourt tournament where he will play in the doubles event....
10:48, 06/03/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Marvel's Jessica Jones Episode 1: “A.K.A The Perfect Burger” | Episode 2: “A.K.A You’re Welcome” | Episode 3: “A.K.A I Have No Spleen” | Episode 4: “A.K.A Customer Service is Standing By” | Episode 5: “A.K.A I Wish” | Episode 6: “A.K.A Sorry Face” | Episode 7: “A.K.A The D...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
12:48, 06/15/2019

Arsenal’s Leah Williamson: ‘I’ll put myself on the line for this club’ The defender talks about how much it meant to win the WSL title, the horrible injuries that nearly derailed Arsenal’s season – and her dad being a Spurs fanWhen Arsenal clinched their first Women’s Super League title in seven years at Brighton’s Amex...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Mourinho wants same backing as Klopp and Guardiola at next club "Jose Mourinho is after a different managerial experience at his next club and he reckons he should be afforded the same treatment as Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola."...
15:16, 05/02/2019

MLB roundup: Nats club 4 straight HRs vs. Padres Pinch hitter Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon connected on four consecutive eighth-inning home runs off San Diego reliever Craig Stammen on Sunday afternoon to break a tie and lead the visiting Washington Nationals to a 5-2 ...
05:32, 06/10/2019

Murray given wildcard for Queen's Club Championships A wildcard has been reserved for former world number one Andy Murray to play at the Queen's Club Championships in June but the Scot has been given time to confirm his participation, organizers said on Tuesday....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
16:48, 06/03/2019

Equality FC: A small football club with a big commitment With the US Women's team suing their own federation ahead of the World Cup, the discussion around football's gender pay disparity is growing. DW visited the first club in the world to publicly commit to pay equality....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Mignolet to join Club Brugge from Liverpool "Belgian side Club Brugge have signed goalkeeper Simon Mignolet from Premier League team Liverpool for an undisclosed fee, both clubs confirmed on Monday."...
08:16, 08/05/2019

Rays fan club-record 24, walk 0 in 13-inning win Mike Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th inning drove in Eric Sogard to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday....
22:32, 08/17/2019

Rain washes out second day's play at Queen's Club Rain forced the cancellation of the second day's play at the Queen's Club Championships on Tuesday, with matches involving the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Juan Martin del Potro rescheduled for Wednesday....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Kyrgios fined $17,500 for Queen's Club rants Australia's Nick Kyrgios has been fined a total of $17,500 for unsportsmanlike conduct by the ATP after a series of outbursts at officials at the Queen's Club championships on Thursday....
10:48, 06/21/2019

Dani Alves leaving PSG after 2 seasons with the club Veteran Brazil defender Dani Alves is leaving French champion Paris Saint-Germain after two seasons with the club       ...
09:16, 06/23/2019

Former Bundesliga club Hamburg leave everyone at a loss Until a year ago, Hamburg were the only club never to have been relegated from the Bundesliga. Their failure to win promotion on first attempt has left fans and former stars like Felix Magath shaking their heads....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Coventry announce groundshare at Birmingham on ‘very sad day’ for club • League One side fail to reach agreement to stay at Ricoh Arena• EFL ‘reluctantly agree’ club can play home games at St Andrew’sCoventry will play their home games at Birmingham’s ground next season after failing to reach a deal to stay at the Ricoh...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Lewes FC: the football club who are making equality pay Two years ago Lewes decided to pay their women’s team as much as their men’s team. They have not regretted itBy Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport NetworkTwo years ago Lewes FC became the first football club in the world to pay their women’s team ...
08:32, 07/16/2019

'No judgment. We just run': inside San Quentin's 1,000 Mile Club Sport programs in prison are aiming to end reoffending. And the results are striking on both sides of the AtlanticMarkelle Taylor finished the 2019 Boston Marathon in three hours, three minutes and 52 seconds, a blisteringly fast time for a 46-year-o...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Baltusrol Golf Club damaged by fire A portion of the main clubhouse at Baltusrol Golf Club was damaged by a roof and attic fire Tuesday morning.        ...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Hamels no decision against old club, Cubs top Phillies 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Jon Favreau and Robert Downey Jr. tell The A.V. Club what's in their future That final snap in Avengers: Endgame sent a hundred million Marvel Studios fans or so reeling, but no one is feeling that loss quite like Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Favreau, who helped launch the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Iron Man. Favreau went o...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Coach at well-known gymnastics club suspended for allegation ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport’s governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation. USA Gymnastics tells The Allentown Morning Call that John ...
11:16, 06/07/2019

| Ex-Bafana star to sell Magic FC club Former Bafana Bafana striker George Dearnaley is selling his ABC Motsepe League franchise, The Magic FC‚ disillusioned with the South African third-tier....
07:00, 06/14/2019

What do you need to run a sustainable EFL club? Luck, says Stevenage owner • Phil Wallace hopes to raise £1.2m by selling 12% equity to fans• Funds would be used principally for transfers and wages, he saysRunning a sustainable Football League club is possible only if you are lucky, according to the Stevenage chairman, who ...
11:48, 06/11/2019

Pink talks new album 'Hurts 2B Human,' wanting more kids and anti-Trump lyrics: 'He's a joke' Pink gets deeply personal and political on eighth album "Hurts 2B Human," which features collaborations with Chris Stapleton, Khalid and more.        ...
07:32, 04/30/2019

Tennis: Rain washes out second day's play at Queen's Club Rain forced the cancellation of the second day's play at the Queen's Club Championships on Tuesday, with matches involving the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Juan Martin del Potro rescheduled for Wednesday....
13:32, 06/18/2019

Del Potro beats Shapovalov on another rain-hit day at Queen's Club Juan Martin del Potro powered past Canadian Denis Shapovalov 7-5 6-4 and into the second round of the Queen's Club Championships on Wednesday as spells of rain again caused headaches for the tournament organizers....
19:48, 06/19/2019

Cardi B pleads not guilty to strip club assault The rapper is accused of ordering attacks on two bartenders, one of whom she accused of sleeping with her husbandCardi B has pleaded not guilty to assault following two altercations at a New York strip club in August 2018. The rapper, born Belcalis A...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Cilic begins Queen’s Club title defense with win LONDON (AP) — Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen’s Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday. Cilic, a Wimbledon finalist in 2017, raced through the first set in just 20 mi...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ • Defender went public about depression before World Cup• Reveals story to Prince William in BBC documentaryDanny Rose has revealed a club seeking to sign him last summer had requested a meeting to check he was “not crazy” in the wake of the Tottenha...
21:00, 05/16/2019

California county eyes security contract for men-only club SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An annual retreat staged in California by an elite club that has included powerful U.S. political and business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women. The criticism of the Bohemian Club comes after female supervisors from...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Meet the area club pros in the PGA Championship spotlight The moment the PGA of America announced Bethpage Black would host the 2019 PGA Championship, Rob Labritz circled it in ink on his mental calendar. “I’ve been priming for this my whole life,’’ Labritz told The Post. “I’m beside the moon just to have t...
04:32, 05/14/2019

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday....
03:32, 06/18/2019

Twins continue record pace, club 8 HRs in rout Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Feliciano Lopez, 37, through to Queen's Club final again Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez will play Gilles Simon in the Queen's Club final on Sunday after rallying to beat Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-4       ...
13:32, 06/22/2019

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 ...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Patrick Reed’s club doesn’t survive his meltdown at No. 18 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Patrick Reed had a minor meltdown on his final hole of Friday’s U.S. Open second round at Pebble Beach, snapping a wedge over his knee on the 18th hole. Reed was even-par for the tournament heading into the last hole and, after...
02:16, 06/15/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Robert De Niro and Nobu Matsuhisa Want You to Go to Their Beach Club The actor and chef, cofounders of the growing Nobu Hotels brand, on great food cities, a stolen bathrobe and the “very special place” they’re building in the Caribbean....
19:00, 08/15/2019

AFL club bosses to watch Adam Goodes documentary Film on agenda for meeting of club chief executivesThe Final Quarter covers end of former player’s careerClub bosses will have a private screening of an upcoming documentary about Adam Goodes as the AFL braces itself for the fallout once it is releas...
19:32, 05/13/2019

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia said in a news conference on Monday that defender Thiago Heleno and mi...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Roma captain De Rossi to leave club after 18 years ROME (AP) — Roma captain Daniele De Rossi has surprisingly announced he is leaving his hometown club after 18 years. Roma made the announcement on its website, adding De Rossi will hold a news conference later Tuesday. The 35-year-old midfielder is e...
04:48, 05/14/2019