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The Chelsea Lately weekly regular is not gay, despite what Chelsea Handler insists. But he sure is funny. Variety even named him one of "10 Comics to Watch." He's certainly become popular: His annual run of stand-up shows at the DC Improv usually sells out. So, you know, get tickets now if you want to go. Thursday, Feb. 27, through ... [Read]

Husbands the Series (Season 3): Gay marriage comedy returns, with Sean Hemeon and Brad Bell

CW Network picks up original web series exclusively for its CW Seed video site

Posted by JD Uy
August 23, 2013 3:36 AM |
"Husbands the Series" has returned for its third season. The original web comedy stars Brad Bell and Sean Hemeon as a pair of famous, gay newlyweds learning how to deal with life in the spotlight. Other actors include Jon Cryer, Joss Whedon, Seth Green, Mekhi Phifer and Alessandra Torresani. New this season, the series has moved from its YouTube channel to ... [Read]

Season 2 of "Husbands the Series" is now available on YouTube.  Starring Brad Bell and Sean Hemeon as Cheeks and Brady, this web comedy was partially crowdsourced at Kickstarter. This season, the series has been condensed into three 8-minute episodes rather than eleven 2-minute clips. Hollywood stars Joss Whedon and Jon Cryer are featured members of the cast. Check out the whole ... [Read]

Judy Gold at Riot Act Comedy Theater

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 14, 2012 9:17 AM |
The Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Judy Gold stops by Riot Act for a weekend of standup also featuring Tony Deyo and hosted by Gaylarious!'s Zach Toczynski. Thursday, Feb. 16, at 8:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Riot Act Comedy Theater, 801 E St. NW. Tickets ... [Read]

After getting her start on the national circuit with shows on BET, including her own show Holla, Sheryl Underwood has gone on to feature on shows such as HBO's Politically Incorrect and All-Star Def Comedy Jam. She touts herself as a "sexually progressive, God-fearing, staunch, black Republican woman" -- so, you know, enough humorous incongruences to appeal to a wide ... [Read]

Hoping to follow in the footsteps of fellow D.C.-bred comics Wanda Sykes, Dave Chappelle and Martin Lawrence, Erin Jackson has garnered some national credibility with appearances as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Jackson, according to DC Improv's biography, "is looking forward to the day when she becomes famous enough to move to Hollywood, buy ... [Read]

The Jack-Ass prankster and ridiculous stuntman -- known for stapling his balls to his leg -- stops in town on his “entirely too much information tour” Thursday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. Also Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 10:30 p.m. DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. Tickets are $25 to $27. Call 202-296-7008 ... [Read]

Meet Cheeks and Brady, the lead characters of a new web comedy called, "Husbands." The show is now available on YouTube and Blip.tv. The show's premise: A famous gay actor, Cheeks, marries a newly out sports player, Brady Kelly, one drunken night in Las Vegas. Each episode is only a couple of minutes long but the dialog and antics are ... [Read]

Ralphie May's Lisner Stand

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 9, 2011 9:35 AM |
One of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch," Ralphie May debuted on season one of Last Comic Standing and is known for his ability to connect with a diverse audience by pointing out society's hypocrisies and not shying away from touchy topics or ethnic jokes. The heavyweight doesn't pull punches. Saturday, April 9, at 8 p.m. Lisner Auditorium, The George Washington ... [Read]

Playing a rich, spoiled brat doesn't seem to be much of a stretch for Russell Brand, but who cares? We know he can be funny doing it. In this remake of the 1981 original starring Dudley Moore, Brand as Arthur is joined by Helen Mirren as his nanny and Jennifer Garner as the woman he must marry to avoid losing ... [Read]