Day: June 19, 2018

Gabriel Iglesias will film 2018 Netflix special in Houston arena

Fluffy can still fill arenas. The second of what will be at least three Netflix specials for stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias will tape on Sept. 13-14 in Houston when Iglesias performs at the Toyota Center. Tickets for these shows on his “One Show Fits All” tour go on sale Friday (pre-sale on Wednesday with password FLUFFY) at at fluffyguy.com and www.houstontoyotacenter.com. In April, Netflix signed a deal with Iglesias for a 10-episode sitcom, Mr. Iglesias (in which Fluffy plays a high-school teacher working at his alma mater), as well as two stand-up specials. He’ll tape the next special in...

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Nick DiPaolo sucker-punched after comedy club show in New York suburbs

Nick DiPaolo had finished his headlining set Sunday night at Levity Live in West Nyack, NY, and was meeting with fans when a man said his daughter wanted to punch the comedian in the face, and before he knew it, the woman had done just that. “I was sucker punched,” DiPaolo said. When feminists attack. #suckerpunched #Birkenstock #IntolerantTwat #freespeech pic.twitter.com/4xfFKkpI2H — Nick Di Paolo (@NickDiPaolo) June 18, 2018 Suffice it to say, she didn’t like his act, which is politically conservative. The comedian called in Monday to The Mike Calta Show on Sarasota, Florida’s 102.5 FM to talk about...

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Apple orders immigration anthology TV series from Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani

Immigration is front and center of America’s conversation right now. The biggest, saddest immigration story is happening in Texas, where the Trump Administration is building new concentration camps for the babies and young children separated from their parents when they are captured trying to cross the border without papers. Kumail Nanjiani has lived a much different, more fortunate immigrant story. Nanjiani and his wife, Emily V. Gordon, who were nominated for an Oscar for their screenplay documenting their real-life romance in The Big Sick, have sealed a deal with Apple for an eight-episode half-hour TV series called Little America....

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