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Kidding’s Jim Carrey No Fan of Louis C.K.’s Parkland Shooting “Jokes” (OPINION)

If there’s one thing Golden Globes nominee Jim Carrey (Showtime’s Kidding) hasn’t the time nor the tolerance for anyone lobbing jokes at the survivors of the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. So when stand-up comic Louis C.K. chose to make Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, and others the focus of one of […]

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The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #2 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

“Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.” – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a “demotion,” a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

Michelle Wolf’s Looking to ‘Break’ Late-Night in New Netflix Series Trailer

When the preview trailer for a new series ends with a righteously optimistic and uplifting line such as, “The point is, we’re all gonna die”, it tends to grab people’s attention. Comedian and former The Daily Show correspondent Michelle Wolf is no stranger to grabbing that attention: the White House Correspondents’ Dinner performer is taking […]


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Ricky Gervais Sets Second Stand-Up at Netflix Ahead of ‘Humanity’

Netflix and actor/writer/comedian (and killer Golden Globes host) Ricky Gervais have been making beautiful music together over the past few years, and it looks like that dance is going to go on a little longer. Having previously bought the rights to his current stand-up comedy tour Humanity, the streaming service has also secured the rights […]

Dave Chappelle Criticizes Louis C.K.’s Accusers in Netflix Special

Comedian Dave Chappelle didn’t pull punches when taking on Louis C.K.‘s recent sexual harassment allegations in his most recent Netflix special. In Dave Chappelle: Equanimity & The Bird Revelation, the comedian carved out nearly ten minutes of his act to cover a number of aspects of the allegations — and making the decision to call out […]

Dave Chappelle Talks Trump Supporters in NSFW Netflix Clip

The 2016 election might be a little over a year behind us, but comedian Dave Chappelle still has some things to get off his chest. His new Netflix stand-up special Dave Chappelle: Equanimity is set to arrive on New Year’s Eve, so the streaming service has released a preview that has the comedian giving his perspective […]

Def Comedy Jam 25: Netflix Trailer Celebrates Cutting-Edge Comedy

For 25 years, creator and producer Russell Simmons‘s Def Comedy Jam was the comedy show for some of the best and brightest comics performing raw, cutting-edge stand-up. To commemorate its influence on today’s comedy scene, Netflix has released the official trailer for Def Comedy Jam 25: a comedy special that brings back a number of comedians to celebrate the show’s past and set a […]

‘Jerry Before Seinfeld’ Trailer: The Comedian Goes Home For Netflix Special

For his first Netflix stand-up special Jerry Before Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld is going back home to where his comedy roots first took hold: New York City’s The Comic Strip. As we can see from the new trailer released on Tuesday, the comedian finds himself splitting time between preparing for an intimate stand-up set at the […]

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‘Def Comedy Jam’: Netflix Producing 25th Anniversary All-Star Special

For two and a half decades, creator and producer Russell Simmons‘s Def Comedy Jam was the comedy show to watch if you wanted to see some of the best and brightest in cutting-edge comedy. To commemorate, Netflix is producing Def Comedy Jam 25, a comedy special that will bring back a number of comedians to celebrate […]