Day: May 1, 2014

Catch up with Eddie Izzard’s new Force Majeure tour online via BitTorrent Bundle

Eddie Izzard‘s new¬†American stand-up tour, Force Majeure, kicked off last night in Washington, D.C., with the first of three nights at the Warner Theatre. His tour continues through May and June up to July 2, 2014, for now — with dates in 20 states (32 cities, 51 shows). He already has taken his tour global over the past year, crossing five continents and including runs in which he has delivered the show in French, German or English, depending upon the primary language of his audience. Here, it’ll be dressed-down for us. Literally. You want to know more? Well, wouldn’t...

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Gap employee calls 911 on Improv Everywhere for masquerading as store mannequins

Not every Improv Everywhere stunt is as happy-go-lucky as No Pants Subway Ride day. This week’s latest trick organized by Charlie Todd sent between 40-50 improvisers into a Gap store on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, wearing Morphsuits and Gap-like clothing to masquerade as store mannequins. Everything went according to the usual plan — customers, employees and passersby slowly realize what’s happening, record their bemusement and move along — until a Gap employee called 911 and reported the group as a “flash mob.” The NYPD arrived on scene and began handcuffing the human mannequin imposters, as well as Todd,...

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Cedric The Entertainer steps down from hosting Who Wants to Be a Millionaire to focus on other TV, film projects

Connecticut is a long way from Hollywood. Too far, it appears, for Cedric The Entertainer to handle a bicoastal life as host of syndicated game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire, star of TV Land’s The Soul Man, and pursue other projects. So he has quit the game show. Final answer. Cedric The Entertainer told fans last night via Twitter: “To all my fans of¬†@MillionaireTV. I confirm that I have stepped away from hosting the show, due to the Production move to Conn,and my Sched.” Cedric The Entertainer, who just turned 50 a week ago, took over as...

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Doughnut shop employee prints out Mitch Hedberg joke for customer receipts

An employee at a doughnut shop, Stan’s Donuts in Chicago — you spell donuts, we spell doughnuts, let’s call the whole thing sticky sweet, from my head to my feet, yeah — claimed on reddit yesterday to pay respects to the late, great Mitch Hedberg by printing out Hedberg’s joke on customer receipts. “I was given the ability to control what gets printed on the receipts at the doughnut shop where I work. This is the first thing I did.” (via GrubStreet) Mitch Hedberg FTW...

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