Eddie Murphy Roast Bill Cosby during his Mark Twain Prize

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

Eddie Murphy received the Mark Twain Prize for “American Humor” Murphy Roast disgraced comedian Bill Cosby during his Mark Twain Prize, Which Cosby won back in 2009

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A starstudded lineup of comedians including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin and Arsenio Hall to name just a few. These comedians were there to honored and show their respect for Eddie Murphy as an “American icon.”

Eddie Murphy hasn’t done stand up comedy routine since 1987. While Mr. Murphy was being awarded the Mark Twain prize for “American Humor”.  It’s the nations top prize for humor  As a comedic legend he step back to the stage and shook off the comedic rust and got back into make people laugh. His first jokes were completely unexpected: He roasted Dr Huxtable aka the disgraced comedian Bill Cosby. 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

Jim Norton Counted Down the Top 50 Stand Up Comedians

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TOP 50 COUNTDOWN TAKES A TWIST AT THE COMEDY GREATS LAUNCH ON SIRIUS XM

Cate Misczuk I August 15, 2015

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Sirius XM launched their new station, Comedy Greats on Thursday by paying tribute to the comedians who didn’t make the top 50 countdown cut. Inaugural hosts and legends, Jim Norton, Sherrod Small and Dan Soder debuted the show with more of a discussion on comedy — nixing a countdown all together and playing clips from some greats who just didn’t grab a top spot.

Nortons countdown takeover was just the first of many that will air on the 27/7 comedy station. This time the live audience chimed in, and even suggested clips for the show, showcasing comedians like John Mulaney, Brian Regan, Lisa Lampanelli, Pat Cooper and Ralphie May. read more