Hannibal Buress Speaks His Audience's Language at the Saenger

Some celebrities would take a humiliating arrest and issue a public apology. They’d share about it on late night TV, their head hanging. At the very least, they’d lay low and never mention it again, hoping it would fade soon from public consciousness.

But that’s not comedian Hannibal Buress. He blew it up on a projector inside the Saenger Theatre, taking the crowd on a step-by-step examination of the incident. 

Hari Kondabolu Wants Answers for Apu

Will Hari Kondabolu get satisfaction? That’s the story behind The Problem with Apu, the comedian’s documentary that premieres Sunday on Tru TV. Kondabolu credits The Simpsons for helping him realize that comedy could be smart, subversive and funny, but he has a big problem with the show’s convenience store clerk Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.

Brian Regan Plays in the Dark

[Updated] In his most recent Comedy Central stand-up special, Brian Regan: Live from Radio City Music Hall, Brian Regan tells the story of working at an IHOP as a busboy when a customer complained about finding a hair in her salad. He doesn’t stop to wonder why someone was eating salad in a house of pancakes. Instead, he reflects on his own upbringing and the ravenous way he and his brothers ate, and how confused he is about her complaint.  

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