Month: November 2019

Brian Regan on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Brian Regan performed on the Thanksgiving 2019 edition of The Tonight Show, and shared that he suffers from OCD. Although he wouldn’t dare use the word suffers. On the other hand, trying to self-diagnose whether you’re obsessive-compulsive is a peculiar form of suffering. Roll the clip! Fallon also invited Regan to sit for panel chat, where he opened up about a very smart heckler. What a...

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Project Comedy Club Database finds few women booked across America this fall

Women may have made great strides in comedy this decade, but judging by America’s comedy clubs, they’re still not getting booked on a regular basis. A new project, Project Comedy Club Database, broke down some numbers. Looking specifically at the past three months, September-November 2019, the project found only 16 percent of the comedians booked (either opening, middling or headlining) across 55 comedy clubs were women. Fifty-four percent (54.3, precisely) of the comics booked were white guys. You can explore their data...

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Will Durst sidelined by stroke

Please send some thanks and gratitude to comedian Will Durst this Thanksgiving. His wife, comedian Debi Durst, revealed that Will has been hospitalized and unable to perform since suffering a stroke on Oct. 7. “Will has never lost the ability to speak or communicate, and he jokes with his nursing staff every day,” Debi Durst told The San Francisco Chronicle. “One day this week he asked one of them if she would be so kind as to fetch him a beer.” Will Durst’s biweekly column, “Durst vs. Durst,” has not appeared in The Chronicle since his stroke. The 67-year-old also will have...

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