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NYE in the NYC, Fun Fam Value Time – OTT 153

On this episode of the Tambourine podcast, Dwayne goes “OFF THE TOP” on: Mama Radio Raheem skills ; Enjoy the Off Grind ; Money for My Time! ; Aliens in the Sky Field ; Lil’ Syrup the Wayne ; WATCH *** TAKE NOTE *** on Starz ; Lyric of the Day from Main Source’s Looking…

Comedy is Dying. . . . they say

There’s three ways to tackle a complicated subject; Walk away. Yup, just admit inferiority and move on from the conversation.  OR, you can go in-depth with facts, figures, dates and points of reference. OR, you can lean on the words of others, which is our choice for today. We’re taking the easy way out because […]

Amanda Seales

Amanda Seales Amanda Seales (born July 1, 1981), formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, is an American comedian, actress, disc jockey (DJ), recording artist, actress and radio personality. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry.  Amanda’s creative outlets span across the arts. As a child, growing up in […]


Our favorite interviews from 2018, this podcast features Randy Rainbow (recorded live at Charlotte’s Queen City Comedy Experience); Kyle Kinane; Tammy Pescatelli; and Aasif Mandvi- featuring hosts Will Jacobs, Sammi Jo Francis and Jason Allen King.

Michael Che

Having been named one of Rolling Stone’s “50 Funniest People,” Buzzfeed’s “50 Hottest Men in Comedy,” and Variety’s “Top 10 Comics To Watch,” Che is quickly leaving his mark on the media landscape. A native of lower Manhattan, Che’s comedy uses humor to identify humanity in the most controversial actions. He applies street culture to […]

WATCH: Michael Che hands out ‘Reparations Emmys’ to Black actors we love

The 70th Annual Emmy Awards were light on laughs and Black winners, but one of the night’s most entertaining moments came from event’s co-host Michael Che. The Saturday Night Live star took matters of representation into his own hands by awarding several of our favorite actors who have been overlooked by the Academy with “Reparations Emmys” in a pre-taped skit. 2018 Emmy Awards Red Carpet Photos: Black excellence shines bright on television’s biggest night The first honoree on the list was The Jeffersons‘ star, Marla Gibbs. “Your role as Florence the maid is the reason I got fired from every service job I had,” said Michael Che. “Well thank you – I think,” she responds in the video. Other honorees for the award that highlighted actors whose roles made a significant contribution to the lives of Black folks were Jimmie Walker of Good Times, Kadeem Hardison of A Different World, Jaleel White of Family Matters and Martin star, Tichina Arnold. When the actress tried to verify the ori..

REVIEW: D.L. Hughley: ‘Contrarian’ special

D.L. Hughley is returning to his roots as a stand-up comedian with a new special on Netflix and we’ve got an exclusive sneak peek at the trailer. D.L. Hughley: Contrarian hits the streaming service on September 18 and in it, the actor, comedian, and political commentator goes in on just about everything. Performing at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, Hughley keeps his audience in hysterics as he tells it like it is about the hypocrisy of racism in America, being a man during the #MeToo movement, why cell phones are ruining relationships, and parents who don’t follow warning signs. NetflixCheck out the hilarious sneak peek below: The new comedy special isn’t the only thing you should be paying attention to on Netflix this month. The streaming service is adding a long list of unmissable content to its lineup this month including Black Panther (9/4); City of Joy (9/7); and Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time (9/25). Netflix also just announced plans to release an hour-long special from W..

Black Thought Delirious at NYC Comedy Festival

Black Thought Presents: Delirious” is the exciting new comedy series created and curated by the MC of the Legendary Roots crew. Featuring the hottest new comedians on the east coast, the series will look at popular culture and society through a humorous, yet poignant lens. @blackthought Featuring: Kevin Barnett Phoebe Robinson Rachel Feinstein Seaton Smith […]

Craig Robinson at NYC Comedy Festival

Craig Robinson is so Funny! Craig Robinson (The Office) & The Nasty Delicious formed in 2007, and has been rocking stages around the globe with their powerful fusion of comedy, electric funk, latin jazz, hard rock and soul. The band has been featured on Vh1’s Hip Hop Honors, Last Comic Standing, The Office, and on […]