Dave Chappelle Says R. Kelly Threatened Him After ‘Piss on You’ Skit

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The parody was a reference to an alleged videotape sent to the Chicago Sun-Times in 2002, in which the singer participated in sexual acts with a minor, such as urinating on her.

“I never met with him,” the comedian begins, until his friend prompts him to tell the full story. “We were in Chicago in a Common show and his goons float in my area. I really don’t know whether they were his goons but they sure did like him.”

“He said,’How are you gonna do the movie of me peeing on [women ] like this?’ … and I said,’Just how you don’t perform the video? ”’ the comedian joked. read more

Finest Standup Specials To Stream On Netflix

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Written by Joseph Santiago

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Netflix has really been doubling down on the content of All Kinds recently. From Cartoon to stand up, it seems like there is nothing Netflix is not inclined to throw money at. While all this new content serves its own purpose and keeps us tuned in, it can be tough to find exactly what you’re looking for. With that said, we have taken the time that the amass some of the greatest standup specials on Netflix, so you don’t need to spend another 4 decades looking for something to watch. Let us go ahead and dive into to find out what a few of the funniest comedians on Netflix need to offer you. read more

Dave Chappelle Comments Fuel Conspiracy Theories

By James Lang

Semi-popular YouTube Channels like StrangerThanFiction have been fueled by out-of-context interviews and the patterns that conspiracy theorists seem to pull out of thin air to prove wild claims about how the world is run by shadowy organizations behind the scenes. With the slow decline of radio, as the medium loses listeners to on-demand services like Spotify and Apple’s Podcast service, radio stations like Chicago’s V103 have found that there’s a demo out there looking for intellectually questionable theories of how the world “really works”. read more

21 Top Stand-Up Performances of All Time

By James Lang

We talked about some of the best stand-up performances previously on Netflix. To try and create a comprehensive list of all the best stand-up performances would be virtually impossible, but we’ve never shied away from the impossible here at BCT. After all, we were the first website to bring NYC comedy fans an online marketplace for tickets.

For those of you that can’t attend a live stand-up routine at the Greenwich Village Comedy Club, or visit Rodney Dangerfield’s namesake in person, sometimes a DVD or stream will have to do in a pinch. So you’re in the mood for comedy right this second? Here’s a list of 21 stand-up favorites that are sure to delight funny bones of all shapes and sizes. read more

Chicago Comedian Ricky Gonzalez to Record Live Album

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Written by Gary Miller

Chicago Comedian Ricky Gonzalez is set to record a live album this weekend. Ricky is an associate producer and regular performer at Comedians You Should Know, (CYSK) a comedy juggernaut in Chicago that runs a weekly showcase every Wednesday at Timothy O’Tooles, their home since 2010, as of this year they have started a show in Los Angeles as well. Their groundbreaking weekly showcases feature the top comedy talent from Chicago and Los Angeles as well as rising stars and established entertainers from across the country. We got a chance to talk to Ricky leading up to the recording. The decision to record at their home base seemed like a no-brainer, read more

Charlie Barnett: The People’s Comic

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

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Charlie Barnett’s impact on the world of comedy may be one of the most tragically underreported stories in the comedy industry. He was a selfless comic who gave everything he could to his audiences. He developed a following of struggling performers and artists who tapped into his energy, creativity and natural delivery. Although Charlie tragically passed away on March 16, 1996, his impact on some of comedy’s greats are still the subject of great discussions. read more