Michael Che Grew Up in NYC Projects. Now He is Trying to Assist Them.

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Written by Joseph Santiago

Michael Che comedy cellarSaturday Night Live cast member Michael Che has decided to weigh in on New York City’s public housing crisis by coordinating a comedy benefit show this Friday, where he’ll play Michelle Wolf and a”secret lineup of comics.” The 35-year-old comic, who went from selling his own T-shirt designs on the street to instructing himself stand-up humor, frequently jokes about gentrification, racism, and other issues plaguing the city.

Che grew up in the New York’s public housing system on the lower east side of Manhattan, where he passed time in places such as the Alfred Smith Houses, which had some of the highest crime rates in the 80s. Decades of overlooked deterioration in public housing has piled up into an estimated $32 billion in repairs, and the town is facing the possibility of a federal government takeover at the end of the month. read more

What to Watch at the New York Comedy Festival

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new york comedy festivalWritten by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

It’s that time of year. The New York Comedy Festival 2015, has it’s yearly festival. The event starts starts this Tuesday and will be five straight days. It will feature stand up comedians from around the world. There will be over 200 comedians, including such comedy stars as Bill Burr, and Jon Stewart but also up-and-coming comedians at venues throughout New York City, according to the festival’s website. read more

Donald Trump Hosted Saturday Night Live Gives Highest Ratings

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor of Best Comedy Tickets

Larry David performs an impression on SNL playing Bernie Sanders. Latino activists say they will pay Larry David $5,000 for  heckling Donald Trump

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There was hundreds of protesters standing outside NBC Studios, where they tape SNL. It was a highly controversial night for Saturday Night Live giving Donald Trump the ability to host the show.

This was the real estate guru second time hosting popular sketch comedy show, earlier in the month Hiliary Clinton appeard on the show and had huge ratings.

This was a bit different just outside the studio stood hundreds of latinos that protested the show for giving Donald Trump the ability to be on the show. read more

George Lopez Jokes Donald Trump’s SNL Gig

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

George Lopez — There Are Enough Racists for Donald Trump to Win

The website Funny or Die recently worked with George Lopez in a sketch comedy on the controversial Donald Trump.

George Lopez is making another appearance on Funny or Die where he will be playing Donaldo Trumpez. A mexican version of Trump. Donald has been under attack with bold statements and remarks that all Hispanics are rapists and criminals.

The scene above Trumpez host a TV Show “Noche De Sabato En Vivo” – Which means “Saturday Night Live” in Spanish – He jokes with he crowd and guest, parodies and characters. read more

John Leguizamo I Won’t Watch ‘SNL’ Because of Donald Trump’s Is A Racist

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor Best Comedy Tickets

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Courtesy of Yahoo News

“If he had said those things about any other ethnic group, he would not be on ‘SNL.'”

John Leguizamo is a Colombian–American actor, voice actor, producer, comedian, playwright and screenwriter. He recently spoke out about Donald Trump and his plans on hosting Saturday Night Live.  He stated if Donald Trump is hosting this show this weekend I will never watch the show again.

The Colombian born actor decided to move into the spotlight and talk about the controversial Donald Trump who is a Republican presidential candidate and sat down with Yahoo on Wednesday to talk about his new book, Ghetto Klown. read more

Tracy Morgan plans comeback comedy tour

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

Tracy Morgan just his return to stand up comedy with four month tour around America. The “Picking Up The Piece comedy tour will start February 2016 and there will be more dates coming as details unfold.

Morgan  made his return to the comedy stages performing at local comedy clubs in NYC. He seen making surprise sets The Comedy Cellar and The Stand NYC. He recently went back to his old stomping grounds and hosted Saturday Night Live.

The “Tracy Morgan: Picking Up the Pieces” tour is set to begin Feb. 5 at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, it was announced earlier today.

Morgan was in a coma for more then two weeks following a June 2014 auto accident, when a 18wheeler Walmart truck slammed into the comedians limousine carrying fellow comedians Ardie Fuqua, Harris Stanton. “Jimmy Mack” was killed in the car crash. 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

Tracy Morgan: ‘I’m now 100% Ebola-free!’

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Tracy Morgan has a new SNL promos. and says “I feel good,” “Doctor said I’m now 100% Ebola-free,” the comic explains.

Yep, Tracy Morgan’s Is back! He bringing the funny to Saturday Night Live this weekend.

After almost losing his life and enduring a traumatic brain injury in a 2014 car accident. While coming back from a comedy show in Delaware. He was in a limo with fellow comedians Ardie Fuqua and Harris Stanton injured, “Jimmy Mack” killed in fatal car accident on New Jersey Turnpike. read more

Khloe Kardashian Appears Slam Amy Schumer For ‘SNL’ Monologue

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

Amy Schumer Monologue – SNL

Amy Schumer talks about wanting better role models for young girls than the Kardashians and the time she thought she was dating Bradley Cooper.

Amy Schumer was hosting “Saturday Night Live” last saturday, and it appears Khloe Kardashian wasn’t too happy with the stand up comedian’s opening monologue. Schumer made the Kardashian’s the butt of quite a few mocking jokes:

“We have to be a role model for these little girls, because who do they have?” said Schumer. “All they have, literally, is the Kardashians.” read more

Jennifer Lawrence giving Aziz Ansari a piggyback ride

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Jennifer Lawrence Gave Aziz Ansari A Piggyback Ride Coming Out Of The SNL After-Party Last Night!

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Aziz Ansari is a 32 year old stand up comedian who received a piggy back ride from 25-year-old actress Jennifer Lawrence from picking him up like a small little boy.

The two stars attended the Saturday Night Live after-party last night, Jennifer Lawrence and Aziz Ansari helped celebrate Amy Schumer’s big night of hosting the show — and if the pics after the party are any indication, they had lots of fun!

It might even be possible that the three Ansari, Schumer and Lawrence might have had the best night of their lives. In fact, we’re pretty sure that when the 5’9″ Lawrence isn’t carrying her 5’6″ friend Ansari around, she’s still bringing the party with her. read more