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Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs

Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming thir...

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs

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Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Cent...
01:52, 06/11/2019

Opera’s newest star taught herself to sing by copying divas on DVDs South African-born soprano Vuvu Mpofu overcame poverty, bereavement and knife crime to win a major role at GlyndebourneVuvu Mpofu had never heard opera until, aged 15, she was overwhelmed by a Mozart aria at a school concert. In her home town of Port...
22:26, 08/31/2019

Decode and play your damaged and region locked DVDs with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum A DVD collection serves an important purpose, to keep your favourite video content to be watched whenever you want, without the need for an internet connection. But some DVDs just won't play and that can be more than frustrating. So, well done f...
16:26, 05/07/2019

Remember self-destructing DVDs? Water Cooled Potato examines the biggest tech failures in recent history While season one of 70 Million examined the roadblocks impeding criminal justice reform, season two opens with a focus on the work toward solutions within local communities. The season premiere takes place in New Orleans as reporter Eve Abrams invest...
20:00, 07/22/2019

Beware Of These Outdated Used Car Buying Tips Buying a used car can be a bit more stressful than purchasing a new one. While it is possible to get a quality pre-owned vehicle, it requires a bit of patience and vigilance. However, you will want to be aware that there are some outdated but still p...
20:26, 08/14/2019

Stop using outdated software like Windows 7, Kaspersky says Despite the fact that running an unsupported or near end-of-life operating system increases security risks, new research from Kaspersky has revealed that many businesses and consumers are still using Windows 7 and some have yet to upgrade past Window...
23:52, 08/28/2019

Many SMBs are running outdated operating systems Cybercriminals are stepping up their efforts when it comes to targeting SMBs according to new research from Alert Logic.In its new Critical Watch Report: SMB Threatscape 2019, the firm revealed that there has been a steady increase in attacks as well...
22:39, 07/04/2019

Latest HTC leak points towards outdated design on next phone The HTC U11+An unannounced HTC smartphone has been making appearances all over the web these past few months, and now the device has been certified in the brand’s home country of Taiwan. Typically, these filings don’t reveal much, but this isn’t the ...
18:13, 05/21/2019

How to Sell or Recycle Your Old Electronics I have several pairs of broken headphones, a non-functional PlayStation, and one cracked iPhone with trace amounts of blood on it. While rummaging through useless belongings in my apartment, I often wonder if my used electronics—cracked or not—can ev...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Yes, You Can Recycle Those Plastic Mailers Sort through your mail on any given day and it’s likely you’ve received a lot of waste—from junk mail to unnecessary packaging materials. Luckily, you can recycle some of those pesky plastic mailers and pretty easily, too....
15:26, 06/24/2019

Can I Recycle My Old, Dusty Inhalers? If you’re an asthma sufferer, you might have a stash of used inhalers lying around . You might also be unclear on how exactly to dispose of them—they contain medicine after all and are usually considered hazardous waste when thrown into landfills....
20:13, 05/30/2019

Helping Women Overcome Society’s Outdated Messages on Money Financial lessons take root at an early age. Girls are usually taught to budget and be careful with money, while boys are taught to be more aggressive....
07:26, 06/17/2019

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them.       ...
18:39, 06/30/2019

How can a man be too straight to recycle? | Owen Jones Research shows some men shun environmental activities for fear of looking gay – proof that homophobia doesn’t only harm LGBTQ peopleSo that’s how the world’s going to die, is it, because straight men are scared people might think they are gay? Accord...
09:52, 08/08/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
11:52, 06/19/2019

17 ways to recycle or sell your iPhone X There's value in your used smartphone. If you're ready to trade in your iPhone X and upgrade to the iPhone 11, find out who wants it, and how much it's worth....
16:39, 09/10/2019

EU studies reform of 'outdated' energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher minimum tax rates, fossil fuel levies and the end of waivers for the air and sea transport sectors....
21:52, 09/09/2019

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group.        ...
22:26, 07/22/2019

'Outdated and expensive': San Francisco to close juvenile hall in pioneering move System violates ‘modern understanding of youth brain’, says official as lawmakers make near-unanimous decisionSan Francisco is set to become the first major city in the US to shut down its juvenile detention center, after lawmakers voted to close the...
14:00, 06/06/2019

MTA inspector rails against outdated time clocks amid overtime abuse probe Time’s up for the patchwork of archaic, abuse-prone paper punch clocks that the MTA has used for decades, the newly installed MTA inspector general probing overtime fraud said during an authority board meeting Wednesday. “I was surprised to learn the...
02:26, 06/27/2019

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendly...
19:00, 06/11/2019

How to Recycle Household Cleaning Products and Hazardous Chemicals It should come as no surprise that when hazardous chemicals are dumped into landfills or waterways, it’s pretty damaging to the environment and our health. Just last week, six states sued the EPA for allowing continued use of a pesticide linked to se...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Americans Love Their Trash and Hate to Recycle, Report Finds The world has a trash problem, and a new report out Tuesday reminds us just how much Americans contribute. Turns out that while we create the most waste in the world, we’re one of the worst countries at recycling it.Read more......
21:52, 07/03/2019

Japan's space agency develops new filter to recycle urine Japan's astronauts could be drinking water distilled from their own urine in the near future, thanks to the latest innovation from Japan's space agency....
20:00, 07/25/2019

Roche bid to recycle Gayzva for lupus nephritis wins FDA breakthrough tag Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013-approved lymphoma medicine for new indications....
08:00, 09/18/2019

Roche bid to recycle Gazyva for lupus nephritis wins FDA breakthrough tag Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013-approved lymphoma medicine for new indications....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astronauts while floating in space and the debris from co...
19:26, 08/04/2019

Recycle Those Takeout Boxes and Upgrade To These Food Containers Like A Real Adult Perhaps just as pervasive as the famed junk drawer, or the stash of plastic bags under the sink we’d feel guilty just throwing away, everyone has that one chaotic shelf or cabinet where they keep their food storage containers....
01:52, 06/04/2019

Letters: don’t recycle plastic – burn it | Letters Trying to reuse plastic is hopelessly inefficientWe have been going the wrong way with plastics for the last 30 or more years (“Waste no more? Plan to turn plastic into fuel for homes”, News). The effort of collecting, transporting and cleaning them ...
09:00, 07/28/2019

PE changes the face of corporate India Private equity was once a peripheral pursuit in the country – no longer. With many of India’s big companies deep in debt, immersed in bankruptcy proceedings or cut off from bank funding – or all of the above – buyout firms are rushing to fill the voi...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the incident that inspired the most recent waves of ire seems to be the Cambridge Analytica data scandal...
19:26, 06/28/2019

The Myth of Corporate Allyship Last month, we saw a bunch of companies from Hollywood, the perceived heart of liberal culture, vacillate on whether to stop filming in Georgia after the state passed an extremely restrictive abortion law. Now, we have the familiar sight of corporati...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Corporate Tax Rates Fall, but Unevenly The impact of the U.S. tax overhaul is coming into focus: Tax rates have fallen sharply at many public companies, and many others that were already toward the bottom of the scale have been able to stay there so far....
15:13, 07/21/2019

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility....
22:52, 05/17/2019

CBOE Unveils New Corporate Branding CHICAGO, IL - January 8, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has unveiled a new branding initiative, which has been introduced company-wide, including across social media platforms, marketing and communications materials and its website....
10:52, 05/02/2019

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, the Corporate Governance Poll and Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll. For our anniversary edition, we ...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Corporate innovation isn’t dead, it just needs an outside perspective In-house innovation labs have gotten a bad rap as of late. Whether their primary area of focus is retail, consumer packaged goods, or technology, labs across the board have been hit with criticism of being too siloed, too insular, too slow to adapt, ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

The Dubious Management Fad Sweeping Corporate America NPS—or net promoter score—is a measure of customer satisfaction that has developed a cultlike following among CEOs. An increasing number of companies use it to develop new products and assign bonuses. It also may be misleading....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Swiss Voters Approve Corporate-Tax Overhaul Swiss voters approved a government plan to eliminate certain tax breaks for multinational companies, bringing the country in line with international norms while maintaining its competitiveness....
18:39, 05/19/2019

U.S. Growth Slows, Corporate Profits Rise The U.S. economic expansion cooled as it reached its 10th anniversary, despite strong pickups in corporate profits and consumer spending in the second quarter, with longer-run forces weighing on the outlook ahead....
01:26, 08/30/2019

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
16:13, 08/08/2019

DOJ’s tech probe needs to be mindful of corporate harassment The Department of Justice last week launched a wide-ranging antitrust review to determine if the largest technology companies are, or have been, stifling competition. The four that are reported to be most focused on — Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Goog...
09:26, 07/28/2019

PM Modi Will Lay Groundwork For Next 25 Years, Says US Corporate Leader Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his election victory, a top American corporate leader has asserted that in the next five years, PM Modi will lay the groundwork for India's economic......
05:26, 05/24/2019

How Twitter radicals are controlling corporate America After a Twitter campaign got him fired from his new writing position at The Atlantic in April 2018, Kevin D. Williamson was out of a job. But the online mob didn’t care about him so much as a larger crusade that forces companies to adopt a belief sys...
14:13, 07/28/2019

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Going Out of Style: Tax-Driven Deals to Move Corporate HQs Outside U.S. Drug maker Mylan is joining other large corporations reverting to addresses in the U.S., a sign the 2017 tax law is rendering once-popular inversions less attractive....
02:26, 08/02/2019

Corporate watchdog Asic to sue ANZ over alleged transfer fee rip-off Bank accused of 1.3m instances of charging customers for moving money between their own accountsThe corporate regulator is to launch legal action against ANZ over an alleged fee rip-off that could result in the bank being forced to pay a penalty runn...
14:52, 07/25/2019

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank...
16:26, 06/10/2019

U.S. Corporate Cash Piles Drop to Three-Year Low The 2017 U.S. tax overhaul prompted a strategic shift in corporate capital allocation, spurring more companies to increase spending and repatriate foreign cash holdings....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond cuts 7 percent of corporate staff Bed Bath & Beyond’s turnaround effort continues to draw yawns from Wall Street. The home goods retailer Tuesday said it slashed 7 percent of its corporate staff and eliminated the combined roles of president and chief operating officer, which had bee...
23:26, 07/23/2019

Starbucks Is Cooling Off in Bad Sign for Corporate Profits Starbucks served up a weak outlook to shareholders for next fiscal year’s earnings, adding to an increasingly hazy view around corporate-profit growth beyond 2019....
04:13, 09/05/2019

Corporate Earnings and Stock Prices: Is There Really a Correlation? It seems to make sense that rising corporate earnings would equate to rising stock prices, and vice versa. But, the stock market is not governed by logic. With earnings season in full swing, it's a good time to examine the widespread belief that earn...
22:26, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a national debate on firearms regulation, which in the past has led retailers and other U.S. companies to t...
23:13, 09/03/2019

Opinion: Walmart CEO is the kind of corporate courage we need right now Corporate courage is in short supply. CEOs generally avoid controversial public issues lest disgruntled groups strike back. That's why Walmart's actions to limit ammunition sales and advocate for new gun safety legislation mark a significant mileston...
03:13, 09/07/2019

Can comedy survive in an age of outrage? Comedy is under scrutiny as never before. So when is a joke not a joke? Context, intent and expectations are all key, say leading exponents of the artComedy is such a simple thing. One person tells a joke. Another person laughs. The end. Simple.Excep...
22:52, 07/29/2019

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN inter...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Thyssenkrupp to IPO elevator unit, scraps corporate split Thyssenkrupp on Friday scrapped plans to break into two parts in favor of a listing of its prized elevator unit, responding to a massive decline in its share price since the breakup plans were unveiled in September....
12:26, 05/10/2019

How Bayer-Monsanto Became One of the Worst Corporate Deals---in 12 Charts Bayer fought hard to take over Monsanto. Today Bayer faces thousands of plaintiffs in lawsuits over the Roundup herbicide, and the $63 billion gambit ranks as one of the worst corporate deals in recent memory. An illustrated look at the acquisition a...
01:26, 08/29/2019

France Moves Toward U.S. Model By Endorsing Corporate-Led Investigations Guidance explaining how internal investigations can help companies secure negotiated settlements to resolve allegations of certain financial crimes signals a significant shift in the country’s approach to corporate crime....
16:39, 07/03/2019

Sears and Kmart corporate workforce is shrinking with around 250 layoffs Sears has laid off approximately 250 workers from its corporate headquarters in Illinois, according to a notice filed with the state Aug. 29.       ...
05:26, 09/05/2019

China threatens corporate hit-list on eve of new tariffs on U.S. imports China threatened on Friday to unveil an unprecedented hit-list of "unreliable" foreign firms, groups and individuals that harm the interests of Chinese companies, as a slate of retaliatory tariffs on imported U.S. goods was set to kick in at midnight...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access to their accounts and was able to read, among oth...
12:52, 05/02/2019

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski Is Now A Corporate Shill For An NBA Sponsor Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN’s most prolific and trusted NBA reporter, is now a brand bot for a company that is partnered with the league he is, in theory, supposed to be covering aggressively and adversarially....
20:26, 06/20/2019

Viacom and CBS are merging again, because true corporate love never dies For the first time since they split up in 2005—which was nearly 14 whole years ago!—Viacom and CBS have announced that they intend to merge together into a single company… again. This comes from The Verge, which says the new company will be branded V...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Trade War to Hurt Corporate Profits, Growth and Consumers The escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies would raise US consumer prices and cut corporate profits, while slowing growth in China....
14:39, 08/08/2019

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
05:00, 06/12/2019

British overseas territories top corporate tax loophole index Britain's offshore territories the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were named in a study released on Wednesday as the most significant jurisdictions used by global companies to minimise their tax bills....
19:52, 05/28/2019

Rush to Corporate Bonds Reflects Cautious Optimism A shift by some investors to corporate bonds from stocks indicates relative confidence in the ability to pay back debt despite slowing earnings growth....
12:26, 09/10/2019

China is not the source of our economic problems -- corporate greed is China is not an enemy. It is a nation trying to raise its living standards through education, international trade, infrastructure investment, and improved technologies. In short, it is doing what any country should do when confronted with the histori...
02:13, 05/27/2019

Ex-Corporate Lawyer’s Idea: Rein In ‘Sociopaths’ in the Boardroom Jamie Gamble had an epiphany after retiring: Corporate executives “are legally obligated to act like sociopaths.” He has a proposal that he believes could fix that....
22:52, 07/29/2019

European shares flat after mixed corporate results European shares were flat in early trading on Wednesday as investors parsed through a mixed bag of corporate results, with rising Brexit uncertainty and trade tensions limiting the gains....
10:13, 07/17/2019

Can we trust CEOs' shock conversion to corporate benevolence? An apparent move by big business to maximise stakeholder value sounds too good to be trueFor four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the US has been that corporations should maximise shareholder value – meaning profits and share prices – here and no...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him....
23:52, 07/16/2019

NBC bets on comedy next year, ‘This Is Us” for years to come NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is betting big on comedies for its upcoming fall television schedule. The network announced Sunday that it is adding four new sitcoms to its lineup for 2019-20, with stars including Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night LiveR...
09:39, 05/13/2019

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: the formulas, the heightened reality, the supposed frivolousness. While it’s neat to see a genre reclai...
01:52, 06/11/2019

NBC Gives Comedy Stars the Bird In This First Look at New Campaign At NBC, you might just find yourself doing comedy for the birds. For one bird, that is. The NBC peacock has got some notes for some of the network's biggest stars (both past and......
05:13, 09/04/2019

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zach Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Exams For Company Directors In PM Modi's Corporate Clean-Up Plan Narendra Modi, who recently won a second term as India's prime minister, is looking to overhaul the nation's corporate governance system that allowed a string of frauds to mar his first stint in......
09:00, 06/12/2019

Profitable Giants Like Amazon Pay $0 in Corporate Taxes. Some Voters Are Sick of It. In Ohio, where companies like FirstEnergy and Goodyear pay no federal corporate taxes, Democrats haven’t figured out how to leverage anxiety over income inequality to defeat President Trump....
17:39, 04/29/2019

In an era of big corporate deals, CNBC's Top States for Business reveals who has an edge CNBC will release its America's Top States for Business 2019 survey in July. This year's competitive landscape is especially tricky, thanks to issues like a trade war, labor shortages and aging infrastructure....
17:39, 06/10/2019

BNP Paribas' second-quarter profits buoyed by corporate and investment banking arm BNP Paribas on Wednesday reported a net income of 2.47 billion euros ($2.76 billion) for the second quarter of the year, beating the 2.18 billion euros expected by analysts polled by Reuters....
22:26, 07/31/2019

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
20:00, 07/23/2019

Corporate America gets on the Pride parade, and it's appreciated, but also complicated A growing number of companies have launched LGBTQ-themed ads and products to celebrate Pride month to both gratitude and skepticism.       ...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Bed Bath and Beyond to cut 7% of corporate staff, eliminate operating chief role Bed Bath and Beyond announced on Tuesday that as part of its efforts to reduce costs, it will cut its corporate staff by 7% and eliminate the chief operating officer role. The stock was down 1% after the news....
20:13, 07/23/2019

RPT-U.S. corporate bond, IPO markets heat up as recession fears persist Corporate America appears to be rushing to get the most out of the decade-long bull market in stocks and bonds before a possible recession and election-year stock market volatility slam the IPO and credit windows shut....
15:39, 09/11/2019

Don't miss: Corporate sabotage, Alien restored and our bionic future Will you serve or sabotage the firm in video game Tech Support: Error Unknown? Also, watch Ridley Scott's Alien as it turns 40 or visit an enhanced exhibition...
19:13, 04/28/2019

German official: We'll push for minimum corporate taxation at G20 meeting The German government will use the G20 finance ministers' meeting in Japan this weekend to make the case for a German-French proposal to introduce a minimum level of corporate taxation globally, a German official said on Tuesday....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Opinion: Corporate America is taking a stand against gun violence. It's about time After the recent mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio — one of which took place inside an El Paso Walmart — several major American companies not only changed their own corporate gun policies, but in some cases called on Congress to pass stron...
21:52, 09/09/2019

Elections, Corporate Earnings To Prompt Volatility In Equities: Analysts Companies like Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, HCL Technologies, Larsen & Toubro and State Bank of India are expected to announce their Q4 earning results this week...
10:00, 05/05/2019

US Corporate Sector Welcomes Indian Budget, Says Will Attract Investment The American corporate sector has hailed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget, noting that it is not only inclusive, but also attractive for foreign investments....
11:53, 07/06/2019

No Intention To Criminalise Default In Corporate Social Spending: Official As per data available with the ministry from disclosures made by companies, more than Rs 52,000 crore has been spent from 2014-15 to 2017-18 period towards CSR activities....
16:39, 08/08/2019

Government Tightens Corporate Social Responsibility Norms For Companies Ms Sitharaman said that the government is strengthening the enforcement provisions that enable the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to ensure speedy and more effective enforcement, including......
07:39, 07/31/2019

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals -Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
07:39, 07/10/2019

Aaveg Adds Tata Tigor EVs To Its Fleet For Corporate Travel Travel solutions provider for corporate Aaveg has announced the induction of the Tata Tigor EVs in its fleet for corporate mobility. The firm says that the decision to switch to electric vehicles was......
22:13, 09/13/2019

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals: Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
10:00, 07/10/2019

Hedging complacency adds to corporate FX risk, Citi finds Citi’s latest global corporate benchmarking survey shows that companies are worryingly complacent about their potential exposure to emerging market currencies and remain reliant on manual processes to manage risk....
19:13, 07/22/2019

World Pride parade preempted by anti-corporate dissidents The world's marquee gay pride parade was preempted by thousands of anti-corporate dissidents who staged their own protest on Sunday, rejecting a uniformed police presence and commercial sponsorship while also demanding LGBTQ equality....
06:13, 07/01/2019

WeWork Parent Adjusts Corporate Governance Ahead of Nasdaq IPO WeWork’s parent agreed to make sweeping governance changes and chose Nasdaq for its exchange, as the shared-workspace provider scrambles to keep its closely watched initial public offering on track....
17:26, 09/13/2019

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany Elliott Management Corp has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year and there has been an increasing focus among activist investors on German companies....
16:13, 07/10/2019

LinkedIn Legends: making the corporate world better – one humblebrag at a time The business networking site has grown to 610 million members, but now a Twitter feed is calling out some of its most shameless self-promotersName: LinkedIn Legends.Occupation: Imagineers. Continue reading......
17:26, 07/10/2019

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-value targets.According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, attacks have been observed in th...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Yes, It Is Possible to Stop Corporate America From Extorting State and Local Governments Amazon’s “HQ2" debacle—a high-profile nationwide shakedown of state and local governments by a fabulously wealthy corporation—made many people realize that maybe this whole “desperately offer tax breaks to companies to locate here” thing is a ba...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Julie Sweet to Run Accenture, Adding a Woman to the Ranks of Corporate C.E.O.s Her appointment raises the number of women at the helm of the most valuable U.S. public companies to 27, but that is just slightly more than 5 percent of those firms....
00:13, 07/12/2019

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff over changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Donating to Trump might be a tough call for Corporate America in 2020 Trump's disruptive trade confrontations have sent shockwaves through the business world, while, insiders say, companies may wonder whether associating with the president could alienate employees and customers....
12:39, 06/18/2019

Biden mocks Sanders: ‘For a socialist, you've got a lot more confidence in corporate America than I do’ Former Vice President Joe Biden mocked "socialist" Bernie Sanders at Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate for having "confidence in corporate America" when it comes to his sweeping "Medicare-for-All" health care plan....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
18:26, 08/12/2019

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "total associate base at our company headquarters a...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Opinion: Walmart CEO's decision on guns is the kind of corporate courage we need Corporate courage is in short supply. CEOs generally avoid controversial public issues lest disgruntled groups strike back. That's why Walmart's actions to limit ammunition sales and advocate for new gun safety legislation mark a significant mileston...
19:52, 09/08/2019

Deere Sells 30-Year Corporate Bonds at Record Low Yields On a busy day for corporate bond issuance, Deere sold 30-year bonds at an initial yield of 2.877%. That broke the previous record of 3.197% that Walt Disney had set when it sold 30-year bonds in July 2016....
23:39, 09/03/2019

How Corporate Delusions of Automation Fuel the Cruelty of Uber and Lyft As drivers around the world went on strike just days before Uber’s IPO, they shared harrowing stories of being overworked and underpaid, subjected to a frustratingly opaque payment system, and even sleeping in their cars in order to save enough money...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Kristie Ahn putting 'corporate America' job on hold as she advances in US Open American Kristie Ahn won her first-round matchup at the U.S. Open against Russian Svetlana Kuzentsova in straight sets, advancing her to a second-round match against Anna Kalinskaya....
17:52, 08/28/2019

U.S. corporate bond, IPO markets heat up as recession fears persist Corporate America appears to be rushing to get the most out of the decade-long bull market in stocks and bonds before a possible recession and election-year stock market volatility slam the IPO and credit windows shut....
08:01, 09/11/2019

China's Potential New Trade Weapon: Corporate Social Credits Foreigners worry that Beijing will use its developing corporate ‘social credit’ system as a weapon against international companies amid the U.S.-China trade war....
04:39, 08/28/2019

Kristie Ahn happy to defer corporate job with long-awaited US Open run After a decade between US Open appearances, the 27-year-old is finally putting it all together – and still putting off 9-to-5 lifeA few hours after her inspired first-round victory under the US Open night lights against 2004 champion Svetlana Kuznets...
14:39, 08/31/2019

Germany Offers a Model to Corporate America on Labor Relations As corporate America debates whether companies should consider other constituencies than just their shareholders, Germany offers an example of what a new approach might look like....
14:26, 09/09/2019

Midsommar and Hereditary's Ari Aster says he's ready to do a comedy now, please As we noted in our review, Ari Aster’s second gut-churning exercise in horror film-making, Midsommar, is also a surprisingly funny movie, blending its visceral shocks with a steady dose of culture clash comedy. Now Aster—whose 2018 debut Hereditary w...
10:26, 07/12/2019

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewa...
08:52, 05/31/2019

Colin Quinn to host CNN's first comedy special Nothing’s funnier than the news these days, so CNN has decided to embrace that turn by announcing its very first comedy special. This comes from The Wrap, which says the network has ordered Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, an event based on Quinn’s...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Welcome to the raptor pit! The truth about comedy writers' rooms Grubby banter, sexless flirting and the smell of pizza and ambition ... writer Sarah Morgan reveals the funny business that goes on behind the scenes of your favourite showsIn the recent movie Late Night, Mindy Kaling plays a naive young comedy write...
17:13, 08/02/2019

Comedy Central will keep going down to South Park for at least 3 more seasons In a bit of completely unsurprising news, Comedy Central has announced that it has no intention of shutting down the immortal ratings machine that is South Park any time soon. The network has just picked up the show for three more seasons, meaning it...
09:27, 09/13/2019

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he ...
07:13, 07/15/2019

Apple may be working with the BBC on a comedy-drama series Apple has been snapping up big-name talents left, right and center as it gears up for the launch of Apple TV+. The likes of Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Kumail Nanjiani are makin...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Disenchantment goes to hell in Netflix comedy's new trailer Last week’s glimpse at the second part of Disenchantment’s inaugural season teased a return from Elfo (Nat Faxon), a character thought lost. In the full trailer for this new batch of episodes, the smart-mouthed half-elf remains both dead and a key pa...
23:39, 09/05/2019

The lo-fi comedy The Plagiarists has a deceptive literary twist The Plagiarists, a no-budget, lo-fi comedy of millennial manners and neuroses, is one of those movies a critic hates to spoil. Suffice it to say that some of its misdirections are more obvious than others—beginning, very literally, with the fact that...
00:00, 06/26/2019

American Pie at 20: why the raucous comedy could never be made today The 1999 hit that spawned a franchise had moments of sweetness amid the filth, but it also possessed little interest in how women feel about sexAmerican Pie could never be made today.Just the premise of high school boys vowing, by hook or by crook, t...
08:52, 07/09/2019

Howie Mandel: Don’t bring the kids to my comedy act Howie Mandel is thrilled people love watching his TV shows with their families, but warned his standup comedy shows, which are full of profanity and sex jokes, aren't for kids....
09:26, 06/08/2019

'Horrifyingly absurd': how did millennial comedy get so surreal? From Adult Swim to ‘dank memes’, modern comedy is confronting the illogicality of life in 2019There is an episode in the first season of Broad City – the US sitcom about two twentysomething, weed-loving best friends – that involves an epic journey to...
13:52, 08/13/2019

Dad’s Casual ‘Conversation’ With Infant Son Is Comedy Gold It’s a scene that plays out in living rooms around the world on a nightly basis. A parent is relaxing, watching TV while a toddler chills out nearby. In this version, though, when the dad jokingly asks his 18-month old son about the show, the t...
00:26, 06/07/2019

Jordan Klepper tries again with new Comedy Central take on the news Former 'Daily Show' stalwart Jordan Klepper has a new series on Comedy Central that tries for the heft of '60 Minutes' and the laughs of 'Daily'        ...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Micky Overman on comedy and violation: 'How could a man masturbate during my set?' I was told a man had been masturbating during my show. I’ve since heard of two other performers it has happened to. Isn’t comedy meant to be a space where we can safely express ourselves?A comedian friend of mine told me that being on stage is the on...
13:26, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 3-No more 'white collar theft': Mexico orders end to corporate tax breaks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday his government will order an end to tax forgiveness for the country's largest companies, saying $20 billion in exemptions given by his predecessors was akin to theft by gangsters....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Corporate Earnings, Macro Data To Impact Equity Indices: Experts Companies such as DLF, Dr Reddys Labs, GIC, Axis Bank, Hero MotoCorp, NMDC, Tech Mahindra, Indian Oil Corp, Bharti Airtel, HDFC, ITC, Power Grid Corp and State Bank of India are expected to announce......
00:39, 07/29/2019

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the ...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Corporate fallout for Brazil heats up despite signs Amazon fires may be slowing Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have receded slightly since President Jair Bolsonaro sent in the military to help battle the blazes, but international fallout accelerated as a major shoemaker said it would not buy supplies from Brazil....
22:00, 08/29/2019

Howard Hughes Corp. $751M project to be completed before corporate sale Although the publicly traded Howard Hughes Corp. is testing the waters for a possible corporate sale, the offering is unlikely to have any impact on its nearly finished South Street Seaport redevelopment. The $751 million project is on track to be co...
05:39, 07/02/2019

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
14:26, 07/01/2019

More private investors coming into corporate real estate: Knight Frank Neil Brookes of Knight Frank discusses investments into corporate real estate. He also says the London property market is a safe haven in the long term....
12:13, 06/20/2019

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
12:39, 06/04/2019

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
00:52, 08/15/2019

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuc...
00:26, 05/23/2019

Chace Crawford, Erin Moriarty play ‘corporate superheroes’ in ‘The Boys’ Amazon Prime's "The Boys" is a comic-book adaptation that wickedly imagines what could happen if superheroes' good deeds were dictated by corporate sponsors, elected officials and fickle fans....
11:52, 07/25/2019

China's corporate social credit system spooks European companies China's system of collating "reputation" scores for both individuals and companies in a monumental database has been in the offing for years but European companies aren't ready, says a new report....
04:39, 08/29/2019

Kamala Harris to Corporate America: Give Women Their Fair Share of the Bag or Else Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has a warning for corporations that continue to pay women less than men: Give women the bag they deserve or I’ll snatch coins out of yours....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Exclusive - Business and pleasure: how Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were in the same vacation spots....
09:26, 06/14/2019

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its hourly employees at a path to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage....
07:00, 06/06/2019

Corporate Bonds Give Reassuring Signals Amid Market Jitters Solid demand for U.S. corporate bonds is signaling a reasonable amount of optimism from a group of investors known for their caution—a development that is helping ease worries about an economic slowdown....
06:52, 06/17/2019

A corporate jet revealed Buffett's energy deal was in works days before it was announced A corporate jet tracker spotted an Occidental Petroleum plane in Omaha, hometown of Warren Buffett, over the weekend. It sparked rumors that Berkshire Hathaway might be stepping into the bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum. The jet tracker was right....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Japan stocks slip as momentum sputters on soft corporate earnings Japan's stocks lost momentum on Friday on downbeat earnings both at home and on Wall Street, erasing some of the previous day's rally, which took the benchmark to a 2-1/2-month high....
05:26, 07/26/2019

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corruption in Washington."...
13:52, 09/16/2019

After years of ‘glacial change,’ women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats After being stuck at 16 percent for several years, the percentage of women-held board seats in the S&P 500 now reaches nearly 27 percent, according to data from ISS Analytics. Just one company in the S&P 500 has an all-male board....
20:39, 07/17/2019

Global stocks slip as U.S.-China trade war drags on corporate earnings Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets....
15:39, 07/18/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants like Facebook use to reduce their corporate tax burden....
04:52, 06/08/2019

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the country’s government is going to sell all the citizen data coll...
23:52, 05/22/2019

After years of ‘glacial’ change, women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats The percentage of women-held board seats in the S&P 500 now reaches nearly 27 percent, according to ISS Analytics data. Just one company in the S&P 500 has an all-male board....
23:39, 07/17/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
05:00, 07/16/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
13:13, 05/12/2019

Occidental seen as a rare victory for hedge funds tracking corporate jets Hedge funds paying upward of $100,000 per year to track the flights of corporate jets were vindicated when Occidental Petroleum Corp announced two deals last week that matched locations the U.S. oil and gas company's private plane had recently visite...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Crude Oil, Marco Data, Corporate Results To Guide Markets: Experts Additionally, investors will look out for upcoming macro-economic data points such as the eight core industries' (ECI) output, the country's fiscal deficit numbers and PMI manufacturing figures which......
19:26, 04/28/2019

Grey's Anatomy Season 16 Is About the Consequences Of the Romantic Comedy No one is getting off easy in Grey's Anatomy season 16. After everybody had a good time falling in love and committing the occasional crime in season 15, they're now facing the......
01:39, 09/14/2019

How standup comedy helped me beat loneliness in a new city I moved to London in search of bustle, but friends were hard to come by. Then I tried standup and found a community with whom to share my ups and downsI had roughly two friends in London when I moved to the city in 2016. We would meet up for a drink ...
14:26, 07/29/2019

NY comedy queen takes serious turn with new film ‘Ask for Jane’ New York comedy queen Caroline Hirsch has produced a film that is nothing to laugh about. The woman famed for spotting talent from Jerry Seinfeld and Jon Stewart to Dave Chapelle and Michele Wolf has co-produced “Ask for Jane,” which tell...
07:39, 05/18/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Comedy and Drama We've officially reached day two of the TV Scoop Awards, and so far things are going great. Probably! Hopefully! Starting today, you get to vote for the best drama and comedy of the......
01:26, 07/21/2019

Cannes Film festival set to open with zombie comedy CANNES, France (AP) — The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is set to open Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” and the introduction of Alejandro Inarritu’s jury. This year’s Canne...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Jim Jarmusch opens Cannes with a DOA zombie comedy for the Trump age The Cannes Film Festival opened tonight with a zombie movie, and I can’t be the only American in attendance who felt very seen. Not just because the film itself was American—that’s frequently the case on opening night of the world’s most prestigious ...
04:13, 05/15/2019

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
18:13, 05/21/2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
05:39, 05/17/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
05:26, 05/17/2019

Darren Criss Returns With New Musical Comedy Royalties Darren Criss is following up his award-winning turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with a musical. The Emmy winner will executive produce, star in and write songs for......
23:13, 07/10/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play...
15:52, 05/14/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

German GP like a "horror film with a bit of black comedy" - Kvyat Shock German Grand Prix podium finisher Daniil Kvyat has described the chaotic Hockenheim Formula 1 race as "a horror movie with a bit of black comedy"...
21:52, 07/28/2019

Mac DeMarco: Here Comes the Cowboy review – self-indulgent comedy indie (Mac’s Record Label)Mac DeMarco’s lackadaisical balladry has long boasted a lyrical economy that feels almost Beatlesesque – simple, relatable observations that echo through a song until they acquire a subtle profundity. Yet on the titular opener to ...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Austrian comedy writers accuse far right of intimidation tactics Satirists speak out after lawyer files charges against TV presenter Jan Böhmermann Comedy writers in Austria say critical voices and satirists are being forced into “rearguard action” by a campaign of intimidation and legal threats from far-right fig...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Comedy Central extends its stay on the South Side Good news for fans of Comedy Central’s new Chicago-set comedy series South Side, with Deadline reporting tonight that Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle’s single-season series has just been renewed for a second year on the air. The show stars Sultan...
14:00, 08/29/2019

Black Comedy Dead to Me Is Your Twisty New Netflix Binge “Wherever Judy Goes, Chaos tends to follow.” So says James Marsden in the Netflix black comedy Dead to Me. Taken together, his utterance (an early contender for my own epitaph) and the fact that a long list of embargoed spoilers prevents ...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Eddie Murphy confirms return to stand-up comedy The grand Eddie Murphy comeback is underway. The famously reclusive comedian, 58, rarely does interviews and has avoided the spotlight for years, but he’s been returning in leaps and bounds: First he made a surprise summer appearance on Jerry Seinfel...
07:00, 09/06/2019

Critics are already loving the horror-comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here's what they're saying about the surprise hit. Fox Searchlight Pictures The bride-centric horror-comedy "Ready or Not" hit theaters on Wednesday and it has already been receiving rave reviews from critics. It stars Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, and Andie MacDowell and currently sits at 89% on the ...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
16:39, 06/13/2019

'I should have died in 1992': Craig Ferguson's comedy comeback He quit booze and Scotland – and became a chat show sensation in the US. As he returns to standup on his home turf, we rescue him from selfie-takers on the streets of Glasgow On the morning we meet, Glasgow seems especially delighted to have Craig Fe...
11:26, 08/07/2019

Animals are hilarious — and the Comedy Wildlife Awards prove it These beasts are wildly funny. The preliminary results are in for 2019’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and the picture-perfect specimens were caught in the act — of being adorable. From a booty-slapping fox to friendly bugs and toothy zeb...
23:26, 09/11/2019

Rainbow Rowell’s First Graphic Novel Serves Up Comedy and Romance In “Pumpkinheads,” two work pals navigate the fine line between friendship and love. It’s set in a pumpkin patch, with dreamy art by Faith Erin Hicks....
17:39, 08/27/2019

Q&A: Theron, Rogen on the comedy of politics, and vice versa NEW YORK (AP) — The rollout for “Long Shot,” Seth Rogen’s latest film set in the geopolitical world is going better than his last one. Rogen’s 2014 film “The Interview” prompted the ire of North Korean leader Kim J...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Comedy wildlife photo award finalists revealed Lion cubs pouncing on sensitive parts of bigger cats. Two hares appearing to dance. In the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, animals show their funny side....
18:39, 09/14/2019

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro&#...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Veterans remember 9/11 through night of music, comedy and performances TUCSON, AZ – The 9/11 “Never Forgotten” event will be taking place on Tuesday at the Fox Tucson Theatre located at 17 W. Congress St. It will be a night filled with music, comedy and inspiration with special guest performances from The Manhatta...
07:13, 09/10/2019

‘She was our Michelle Obama’: how Gilda Radner changed comedy for ever The death of the SNL star 30 years ago robbed the industry of one its finest voices – but not before she had blazed a trail for women such as Tina Fey to followThere is no shortage of excellent critical writing about the US comedy scene in the 80s, a...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
00:13, 05/20/2019

Funny games: Borderlands 3 and the rise of the comedy shooter It’s brash, foul-mouthed and has more than one billion guns, but humour just might be the forthcoming game’s greatest weaponMindless violence and inane gags go together like Monty Python and a killer bunny, but when it comes to video games, especiall...
22:26, 05/01/2019

'BH90210' reboot finds comedy in cast's legacy "Beverly Hills 90210" ended in 2000 with the characters past high school, so a 2019 reboot showing them as adults would make sense, but stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth weren't interested in a traditional reboot....
08:52, 08/15/2019

Does Seth Rogen's Good Boys take kids’ comedy too far? The new film’s adult subject matter reflects a confusion about what tween movies should be aboutGood Boys’ trailer begins with producer Seth Rogen explaining to its trio of 12-year-old heroes that they are actually too young to watch their own movie....
02:39, 08/13/2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is more teen comedy than action movie Audiences love a good European road trip. Remember when Clark Griswold and family yukked around the continent in “European Vacation”? Or how the song “Scotty Doesn’t Know” incited a “EuroTrip”? Well, now we’ve got “National Lampoon’s Spider-Man.” Act...
17:13, 06/27/2019

Mindy Kaling’s new ‘Late Night’ comedy sneaks up on you Mindy’s new project is her best so far. That’s Mindy Kaling, the actress known for her work on “The Office,” “Oceans 8” and “The Mindy Project.” Her first feature film as both a writer and lead actress, “Late Night,” joins the ranks of fictiona...
22:39, 06/06/2019

'Wine Country' serves up light comedy from Amy Poehler There will be wine, laughs and the airing of old grievances in "Wine Country," a light, breezy directorial debut by Amy Poehler, who also produced, worked on the story and co-stars with fellow "Saturday Night Live" alumni. The rudimentary nature of t...
17:52, 05/07/2019

Goodbye to The Good Place: TV's best comedy will end on a heavenly high The inspired sitcom about life after death will meet its maker after its fourth season. But unlike some shows, it has chosen the right time to fall on its forkStop all the clocks, cut off the fro-yo machine: The Good Place, the smart but silly sitcom...
16:26, 06/10/2019

7 Recent Netflix Comedy Specials That Are Worth Your Time For many comedians, a Netflix special has supplanted the traditional late-night talk show set as the big ticket to success. Here’s our pick of their best recent efforts....
00:26, 05/22/2019

Broadcom Makes $10.7 Billion Deal to Buy Symantec's Corporate-Focused Security Business Broadcom, the semiconductor maker, struck a $10.7 billion deal to buy Symantec’s enterprise-security business focused on sales to companies, in a drive to expand beyond chips....
00:13, 08/09/2019

'The Definition of Corruption': Warren Calls Out FCC Advisory Committee Overrun by Corporate Suits Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president, took aim at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week over the makeup of an advisory committee she calls “stacked with corporate insiders.” In a letter last month, the senator a...
01:26, 07/03/2019

Exclusive: Walmart to make first direct pitch to big corporate ad buyers at New York event Walmart Inc will meet large consumer goods companies and advertising firms for the first time in New York next week to pitch its advertising business, as the world's largest retailer aims to rev up its website and stores as a platform for other compa...
12:00, 05/22/2019

U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds see 14th week of inflows Investors gravitated toward the higher-quality spectrum of the credit markets this week, as U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds attracted about $374.5 million in net cash, their 14th......
00:52, 05/03/2019

Sen. Sinema and fellow corporate-welfare fans try to ramp up the Export-Import Bank Corporate welfare is on the march on Capitol Hill. A bipartisan posse of lawmakers has proposed a bill to expand the Export-Import Bank (a federal agency that subsidizes exports) and limit its accountability, all without providing an iota of reform....
10:52, 07/31/2019

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind closed doors....
23:39, 06/26/2019

Campaign groups accuse Total of breaching French corporate duty law in Uganda French and Ugandan campaign groups including Friends of the Earth have filed a legal notification with Total, claiming it has failed to address the human and environmental impact of its Ugandan operations as required by French law....
16:00, 06/25/2019

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
16:52, 07/07/2019

Dems push for amendment to restrict corporate political donations: 'Democracy depends on it' Senate Democrats rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Tuesday to announce their plans to introduce an amendment to the Constitution that would allow for significant restrictions on political spending....
20:26, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork parent loses $264 mln in quarter, sales to corporate customers rise The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, said on Wednesday losses narrowed slightly in the first quarter from a year earlier to $264 million as revenue continues to double annually and its customer base surged....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Warren singles out Amazon while explaining how she'll tax corporate profits for 'green' jobs plan Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., reportedly took aim at the retail giant Amazon on Tuesday, singling out the company as one of the corporations whose profits she'd tax in order to pay for her newly-unveiled jobs plan....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Amazon’s attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is corporate gaslighting | Arwa Mahdawi The tech giant’s PR chief has accused the congresswoman of ‘making stuff up’, but its audacity in positioning itself as a benevolent activist is jawdroppingFor the love of cheap consumer goods and next-day delivery, can we all just give Amazon a brea...
21:39, 06/18/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook a...
22:13, 08/27/2019

Netflix cancels animated comedy 'Tuca & Bertie' after one season Even a stellar cast and team of Bojack Horseman producers, led by creator Lisa Hannwalt, couldn't save the animated series Tuca & Bertie from Netflix's axe. The streaming company announced that the series, starting Tiffany Haddish and A...
16:52, 07/25/2019

HBO picks up female-led skateboarding comedy based on Skate Kitchen According to Variety, HBO has given a straight-to-series order to a new comedy show based on Crystal Moselle’s film Skate Kitchen. The show, which will run fo six, half-hour episodes, is called Betty, and in a weird twist, it sounds more like a seque...
19:13, 08/15/2019

Frog Detective's Creator Is As Surprised As Anyone That Her Weird Comedy Game Is A Hit There is no formula for surefire success on Steam, but there are at least some commonalities among games that pull ahead of the rest of the 30,000-strong pack. A big name. Roguelite elements. Survival. Multiplayer. Hundreds of hours of content. Frog ...
06:13, 09/06/2019

The Funniest, Most Adorable Pics From Comedy Wildlife Awards 2019 The finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019 have been declared, and we don't envy the judges who have to pick the best one out of these gems....
09:52, 09/13/2019

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rush...
17:13, 08/14/2019

Let's check out this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards contenders Even at their most stoic, at any given moment there’s roughly a 60% percent chance that animals are mere seconds away from doing something absolutely ridiculous looking. It is part of why we love them; it is definitely why we mock them. And it’s that...
09:13, 09/17/2019

R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' comes out of nowhere to win the weekend box office (CMCSA) Universal Universal's "Good Boys" tops the domestic box office with an estimated $21 million. A rare win for an R-rated comedy, which hasn't topped the box office since 2016's "The Boss." That was also released by Universal. "Good Boys" joins "Us" a...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Kirsten Dunst takes down a ‘Florida’ pyramid scheme in new comedy Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” The park is proof of how man’s ingenuity can turn a swamp into a gold mine and is embodied in the show...
12:13, 08/22/2019

Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite A tantalising setup, which sees a newlywed playing a deadly game of hide and seek, falls apart in a film that’s neither funny or scary enough to workShuffling into a cursed late summer slot, ambitious comedy horror Ready or Not sets itself up as an e...
12:52, 08/20/2019

'I want everyone to pay attention to me!' Meet Catherine Cohen, comedy's peak millennial Caught between self-love and neurosis, Cohen has taken Edinburgh by storm with a musical show that plays up to her generation’s stereotypes. She’s even got a song called Look At Me ... ‘The other day I woke up, I was like, ‘This is the most magical p...
21:00, 08/20/2019

WWE's Big Show to star in a family comedy for Netflix, will likely involve far less chokeslams The journey from a high-profile gig in professional wrestling to more overtly family-friendly programming is well-traveled, and one that has its share of successful returns. Sure, sometimes it begets Dwayne Johnson as a tooth fairy, but that’s deligh...
22:52, 07/30/2019

This brilliant trick got a Norwegian comedy onto Netflix’s recommended list I was poking around the other day for something new to watch on Netflix that I hadn’t seen before, and I came across a series from Norway I hadn’t heard of that looked to be a Vikings-era comedy that Netflix was recommending I check out. ...
06:13, 08/09/2019

Brittany Runs a Marathon Is a Heartfelt Comedy About the Strides We Take Toward Self-Improvement A movie about a woman who is, medically speaking, overweight and who changes both her body and her life by running is a dangerous proposition in our era. The knee-jerk Internet response is already primed and ready to go: “Healthy bodies come in...
01:26, 08/22/2019

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
22:39, 08/07/2019

8 of the Most Hilarious Jokes From Alec Baldwin's Comedy Central Roast Good ole clean fun! On Sunday night, Alec Baldwin was the center of attention for Comedy Central's annual roast. And this year's honoree didn't disappoint when he got up to......
07:26, 09/16/2019

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Moll...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Ctrl Alt Delete: the pro-choice comedy that's the bravest TV show in America They have been called ‘worse than Nazis’ for their abortion-clinic comedy. But for Roni Geva and Margaret Katch, the hate pales beside the outpouring of gratitudeThe makers of Ctrl Alt Delete like to say it’s a typical workplace comedy. “But not your...
14:52, 05/30/2019

‘Wine Country’ review: Queens of comedy let loose on the juice The pitch, it’s easy to image, was “Sideways” meets “Girls Trip.” Amy Poehler’s directorial debut never really leaves its Eileen Fisher-clad comfort zone, but it’ll probably be a hit regardless with women of a certain age. That would be around 50, th...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled b...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
19:39, 05/25/2019

Ditch the flip-flops and comedy shirts: summer fashion for men Many British men struggle with what to wear come the summer. Here’s how to look cool during the hottest monthsIt’s easy to remember the heatwave of last summer through rose-tinted goggles: Soleros for lunch, long nights splayed out in parks and endle...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Call My Agent: the French comedy gem A-listers are desperate to star in The sharp, hilarious look at the hell of being an agent already features everyone from Juliette Binoche to Isabelle Huppert sending themselves up. Now, Hollywood has come knockingBefore Cannes rolls around with its annual reminder that, try as the wo...
15:52, 05/09/2019

Dead To Me renewed for more black comedy plot twists in season 2 The Netflix series Dead To Me, which dropped about a month ago, saw the welcome return of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini to the small screen, as two grieving women who strike up a friendship in a support group. The chemistry between the two...
22:26, 06/04/2019

Kind Hearts and Coronets: on the set of the brilliant Ealing comedy – in pictures Released in 1949, Kind Hearts and Coronets remains one of the all time classics of British cinema. As a 4k restoration is released for its 70th anniversary, we see actors Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and director Robert Hamer at wor...
09:26, 06/06/2019

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor espec...
18:13, 06/13/2019

NBC gives series order to Kal Penn and Mike Schur's immigration comedy According to Deadline, NBC has given a series order to Sunnyside, the new comedy project co-written by and starring Kal Penn alongside executive producer Mike Schur—a.k.a. the guy from The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine who played Mose on The Offi...
06:13, 05/07/2019

Meeting the in-laws is murder for new bride in horror comedy Ready or Not Samara Weaving plays a new bride who must survive a deadly game of hide-and-seek in the horror/comedy Ready or Not. A young bride's idealized wedding night takes a deadly turn when her eccentric new in-laws insist that playing a game at midnight is...
03:39, 06/18/2019

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual misconduct in January 2018 as well as looking at ho...
04:39, 07/10/2019

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow...
21:52, 07/18/2019

With big shows leaving service, Netflix will have to do better than comedy specials, analyst says With new streaming services snatching up beloved series, Netflix is pivoting towards comedy specials and documentaries to drive viewing hours and to ward off competition....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
06:26, 06/08/2019

The Dead Don't Die review – stumbling zombie comedy kicks off Cannes Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny lead Jim Jarmusch’s droll but directionless opening nighterJim Jarmusch’s undeadpan comedy is laconic, lugubrious and does not entirely come to life, despite many witty lines and tremendously assured perform...
23:52, 05/14/2019

This Manhattan comedy club’s mouth-watering menu is no joke The Stand, which showcases top comedians like Kevin Hart, Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman, has tapped executive chef Harold Villarosa to take its food to what some might call a laughably lofty level....
07:39, 07/15/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Amy Schumer Returns to the Comedy Stage Just 2 Weeks After Giving Birth Amy Schumer is back! The 37-year-old returned to the stage on Monday night as she performed a set at the famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Schumer posted a photo on Instagram from......
06:52, 05/21/2019

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Ir...
08:26, 05/21/2019

Business group issues wake-up call on China's corporate 'social credit' plan The rollout of China's controversial corporate "social credit system" is well under way and accelerating, a European business lobby in the country said on Wednesday, warning that foreign governments need to wake up to the plan's potential risks....
07:26, 08/28/2019

'Secretary of corporate interests': Democrats portray labor nominee Eugene Scalia as against workers Senate Democrats tried hard at the nomination hearing for President Trump's labor secretary nominee, private sector management-side attorney Eugene Scalia, to portray him as too beholden to corporations to effectively represent workers' interests....
20:26, 09/19/2019

Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues A new California law requiring publicly traded corporations in the state to include women on their boards of directors is facing its first legal challenge....
10:13, 08/10/2019

Cboe, IHS Markit and BlackRock Join Forces to Launch First U.S. Corporate Bond Index Futures CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced a collaboration with IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO) and BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), for Cboe to de...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Today in pissed-off weathermen: Guy calls out corporate overlords for their shitty storm alert system Weathermen are sick of our bullshit. They’re sick of sports fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of Bachelorette fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of their goddamn coworkers’ bullshit. And today, they’re absolutely sick of their corporate overlords’ bullshit....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s corporate advocacy past could ding image as working-class champion As Sen. Elizabeth Warren climbs in Democratic presidential polls, touting an image as the champion of the working class against powerful corporations, it's only a matter of time before she faces renewed questions about her history advocating on behal...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
15:52, 06/04/2019

Demi Moore leads a team-building exercise from hell in the Corporate Animals trailer While we anxiously await the (promised) third film in the Creep franchise, director Patrick Brice has a new and apparently more accessible horror-comedy on the way with Corporate Animals. The first trailer for Brice’s latest has arrived, offering a s...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Bernie Sanders to 'corporate elite' benefiting from Trump tax breaks: 'Spend that money quick' 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday lobbed a warning to the "corrupt, greedy corporate elite" who received tax breaks under President Trump, saying they'd better "spend that money quick" before he rescinds the legislation....
10:39, 09/02/2019

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and repo...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Watchdog Slams Lead Grand Theft Auto Studio For Avoiding Corporate Taxes In The UK Rockstar North has used tax programs and other smart accounting to avoid paying corporate taxes in the UK for years, even while its most successful game Grand Theft Auto V has sold millions of copies and made billions of dollars....
05:13, 07/30/2019

Webpage showing corporate sponsors of event for anti-LGBT Brazil president no longer available The Brazilian Chamber of Commerce webpage that details corporate sponsors of its Person of the Year event honoring president Jair Bolsonaro, who has made offensive comments about the gay community, is no longer available....
22:26, 05/03/2019

Cboe Plans September 10 Launch of U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond Index Futures Trading CHICAGO – August 24, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), plans to offer trading in Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield ...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott, Delta Airlines and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their previous actions and statements....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Protesters at San Francisco Pride parade block street in show against Google, corporate sponsorship, police Protesters clashed with police Sunday at the 49th annual San Francisco Pride parade and at least 12 demonstrators sat down in the street with arms linked, blocking the route to protest the involvement of police and corporations including Google....
02:52, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Elliott hires Goldman partner Barg as head of corporate engagement Elliott Management, one of the world's busiest activist investors, has hired a Goldman Sachs Group Inc partner as its head of corporate engagement as the hedge fund continues to push companies around the globe to perform better....
03:00, 08/10/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St dips at open as corporate earnings point to slowing growth Wall Street opened slightly lower on Thursday after a clutch of earnings reports pointed to a slowing global economy, while the European Central Bank opening the door to future interest rate cuts limited losses....
17:00, 07/25/2019

Pete Davidson goes off on an expletive-fill rant against UCF students during comedy show While performing at UCF's Pegasus Palooza Comedy Knight, the SNL comedian went on a profanity-filled rant against people who were filming the show.        ...
06:39, 08/28/2019

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
14:52, 05/25/2019

Green Book's Peter Farrelly is making a "suicide comedy" for Quibi, so that'll be fun Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-winning Green Book was a thoughtful and powerful exploration of race in America, telling the story of a legendary Black musician traveling through the South from the extremely unique and valuable perspective of an Italian man w...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Pete Davidson Slams "Privileged" Crowd of "A--holes" During College Comedy Set Put down the phone for Pete Davidson! Earlier this week, the Saturday Night Live star traveled to the University of Central Florida to deliver a comedy set for students celebrating......
23:52, 08/27/2019

Comedy legend Tim Conway, star of 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dead at 85 Tim Conway, the Golden Globe Award-winning actor who embodied several comical characters on “The Carol Burnett Show” including the Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball has died at age 85....
19:39, 05/14/2019

Drop Dead Gorgeous at 20: how dark pageant comedy works better in 2019 The pitch-black small-town mockumentary was a flop on release and left critics cold but 20 years later its vicious indecency remains daring Drop Dead Gorgeous is one of my favourite films. It also made less than its $15m budget at the box office and ...
08:13, 07/23/2019

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It took years to convince someone to make this show,” sa...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Jenny Slate lands first Netflix comedy special: ‘Stage Fright’ Jenny Slate is bracing herself for Netflix. The comedian and actress announced her first special Monday: “Jenny Slate: Stage Fright” is set to premiere on the streaming service Oct. 22. The project is described as part stand-up and part documen...
22:26, 09/16/2019

The Best Memes of the Ultimate Game of Thrones Battle Prove It’s Actually Also a Hilarious Comedy Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. When things get hectic on Game of Thrones, the one emotional release valve you can always depend on is the memes. You’ve been hearing about the long-awaited Battle of Winterfell between ...
07:52, 04/29/2019

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive ...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Amy Schumer ‘mom-shamed’ for returning to comedy stage 2 weeks after giving birth Amy Schumer returned to the comedy stage this week two weeks after giving birth to her and husband  Chris Fischer's son. But some of the star’s fellow moms were not too happy with her decision to do so, slamming Schumer on social media for returning ...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Pete Davidson unloads on "privileged little assholes" during uncomfortable college comedy set “If you saw pete davidson tonight at ucf,” Twitter user @this_is_spiffy wrote last night, “we all came out of this uncomfortable ass experience closer together.” If you’re curious to what they’re referring, TMZ has some context. The comedian and tabl...
21:52, 08/27/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’, most watched comedy in U.S., ends 12-year run with sentimental finale It was a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight. WARNING: Spoiler alert....
08:39, 05/17/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas surrounded by loved ones. He was the father o...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Roseanne Barr says she was fired for Trump support, talks comedy comeback Roseanne Barr believes she was fired from her eponymous sitcom revival because of a conspiracy against her spawned by her support for President Trump....
22:00, 09/17/2019

Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special may be the most politically incorrect comedy show ever Dave Chappelle‘s return to Netflix — possibly the most politically incorrect 1 hour and 5 minutes on TV since the Archie Bunker era — is dividing viewers, with some accusing him of racism, transphobia and “stale bigotry,̶...
07:00, 08/28/2019

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Amazon fires rage on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club.As the president’s pre-rec...
00:13, 08/25/2019

Netflix's fifth Dave Chappelle comedy special debuts August 26th Dave Chappelle has enjoyed a fruitful relationship with Netflix over the last few years, having released four stand-up specials on the streaming service, picking up a hefty pay packet and Grammy and Emmy awards for them. The comedy icon is about to u...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival At this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James McNicholas recounts the life and career of his grandfather, Terry Downes, in 'The Boxer' The post Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival appeared first on Boxing News....
20:13, 07/23/2019

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson’s new comedy The Hustle pulls an inelegant con When it comes to source material to plug into the trend of gender-flipped comedy remakes, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels isn’t actually a bad choice. The 1988 Frank Oz film—itself a remake of a 1964 Marlon Brando/David Niven comedy—is in many ways already a...
20:00, 05/09/2019

New 'SNL' hire Shane Gillis defends his comedy after bigoted comments surface New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast....
17:26, 09/13/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but they tend to offset each other, yielding a film mor...
22:26, 05/02/2019

Mrs Fletcher review – Kathryn Hahn charms in thought-provoking comedy A HBO series based on Tom Perrotta’s excellent novel about porn and consent offers up wit, intelligence and a remarkable central performanceThere’s something about the work of the American novelist Tom Perrotta that makes it ideally suited for adapta...
01:52, 09/12/2019

Chris Hemsworth heads Down Under Cover for his new buddy comedy with Tiffany Haddish Of all the Avengers, specifically the Avenger Chrises, Chris Hemsworth also appears to be ready to launch into stratosphere star status.. The guy billed as a “no-name” when first cast as Thor has a number of post-Endgame projects lined up, like the a...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee join Neflix comedy, 'Coffee and Kareem' Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Terrence Little Gardenhigh and Andrew "King Bach" Bachelor have joined the ensemble for the Netflix comedy, "Coffee and Kareem."...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's new comedy series is an Amazon original The next team-up between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will take place online. Amazon has snapped up the rights to Truth Seekers, a "comedy-horror" Prime Video series about paranormal investigators who unearth a conspiracy that threatens humanity. Fros...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show ‘I Think You Should Leave’ The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live alum Tim Robinson -- for a second season. Fans ca...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading....
22:13, 06/20/2019

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat d...
19:00, 07/02/2019

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted ...
17:13, 08/14/2019

‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ review: A surprise comedy caper that works While Sonic the Hedgehog fans fumed over the film treatment of their spiny pal — prompting director Jeff Fowler to redo Sonic’s toothsome look for his upcoming movie — Pokémon enthusiasts will adore the titular yellow cutie of “Pokémon Detective Pika...
02:13, 05/09/2019

Meet 'Barry's' hit men, who make up half of the comedy supporting actor category Does HBO's "Barry" -- the darkly comic tale of a talented hitman yearning to break away from his violent vocation and start a more fulfilling new life as an actor --have the deepest comedy acting bench on television? Emmy voters certainly think so....
00:13, 08/29/2019

Wine Country review – Amy Poehler's Netflix comedy is a drunken riot The actor makes her directorial debut with a wine-soaked gem about a group of women trying to keep their friendship together during a weekend awayBemoaning the ever-decreasing quality of Saturday Night Live has become almost as much of an institution...
02:26, 05/07/2019

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
05:13, 08/19/2019

They left their corporate jobs to write kids’ books in a barn. But a fairy-tale life is hard work. The creators of the popular “The Real McCoys,” “Everywhere, Wonder” and other books for young readers have built their life piece by piece, story by story, illustration by illustration....
16:13, 08/13/2019

BLACKHAWKS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE ENTER CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP; CBOE To Be Exclusive "Presenting Sponsor" CHICAGO, June 7, 2008 - The Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced a multi-year agreement establishing CBOE as the "presenting sponsor" of the Chicago Blackhawks. ......
08:00, 05/03/2019

Vulnerable people are corporate assets in Test, an eerie comic showing where late-stage capitalism can lead Test opens on a young person in the cab of an 18-wheeler, sparking anxiety in the reader about vulnerable hitchhikers and the threat long-haul truckers can pose. But expectations are thwarted as Aleph, Test’s protagonist and the fragile-looking young...
20:39, 07/09/2019

The world is finally ready for ‘Booksmart,’ a raunchy teen comedy about two straight-A girls Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever chat about their on-screen friendship, the latest in a trend of those that candidly capture what it’s like to be a teenage girl....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Hitler comedy Jojo Rabbit primed for Oscars after winning top Toronto award Taika Waititi’s whimsical second world war film has won the people’s choice award at this year’s Toronto film festival, following in the footsteps of Green BookSecond world war comedy Jojo Rabbit has won this year’s people’s choice award at the Toron...
23:00, 09/15/2019

Jojo Rabbit review – Scarlett Johansson lifts smug Hitler comedy A charming turn from the on-a-roll actor is the best thing about a thinly etched second world war satireThere’s a smug surface-level audacity to the second world war “anti-hate satire” Jojo Rabbit, a film that employs a repetitive wink as it proudly ...
11:39, 09/10/2019

Hard Pass: Jeremy Saville's Loqueesha Panned as Modern-Day Minstrel 'Comedy' On Friday, social media let out a collective ‘wtf??’ after a trailer for an upcoming movie went viral: a white bartender disguises his voice as a stereotypical black woman’s to get the radio host job he couldn’t as a white man. They named the movie L...
19:26, 05/11/2019

The Hustle review – Anne Hathaway kills the comedy in dire scam caper A gender-switch reboot of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels co-starring Rebel Wilson is catastrophically unfunny Anne Hathaway detonates a megaton blast of pure unfunniness in this terrifying film. She leaves behind a mushroom cloud of anti-humour, reducing ev...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Poms review – Diane Keaton turns cheerleader in cheer-free comedy A frothy tale of retirees starting a cheerleading group wastes the talents of its cast and fails to provide the crowd-pleasing moments it so desperately needsOne of the many wonderfully fractious moments of Anjelica Huston’s staggeringly unfiltered i...
17:00, 05/09/2019

2019 PCAs: Laugh Out Loud With Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart and the Other Comedy Act Nominees The People's Choice Awards are coming up and it's no laughing matter...unless you're one of the comedic talents up for an award! The nominees for The Comedy Act of 2019 have......
15:39, 09/09/2019

New on Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials Comedy Central's latest edition of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents...." is not joking around, as the network has booked some of the scene's most promising stars for its upcoming season....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Booksmart review – wild, warm high school comedy puts girls on top Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style During the first act of SXSW crowd-pleaser Booksmart there’s a fantastically humbling, game-changer of a moment for Molly...
23:39, 05/24/2019

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
16:39, 07/12/2019

Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy to star in Netflix dance comedy 'Work It' "Girl Meets World" alum Sabrina Carpenter, YouTube star Liza Koshy and "The Flash" alum Keiynan Lonsdale play ragtag dancers in the Netflix movie "Work It."...
19:13, 07/03/2019

How a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment in Uncle Buck inspired a Christmas comedy blockbuster The John Candy movie Uncle Buck turns 30 today, and it remains an excellent watch. Writer/director John Hughes wisely put the charismatic Candy front and center as the title character, maker of giant pancakes, and driver of a car called the “Beast.” ...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Jason Mewes can’t escape Jay and Silent Bob in his crummy meta-comedy Madness In The Method The opening scene of Madness In The Method offers a glimpse of an alternate-world acting career for Jason Mewes. Mewes is best known as Jay, the more verbally expressive half of the Clerks-born, Jersey-centric comic duo Jay and Silent Bob, created by...
09:39, 08/03/2019

Lucy McCormick review – caustically candid comedy about history's famous women Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghMcCormick rips up the rulebook with Post Popular, a hedonistic history lesson that is trashy, volatile ... and honestUtterly indelicate and completely unpredictable, Post Popular is a wild ride. Lucy McCormick’s ludicrou...
07:00, 08/06/2019

John Early and Kate Berlant’s new comedy video is scarier than most horror movies Over the years, the comedy partnership of John Early and Kate Berlant has produced some fantastic videos, many of which focus on the kinds of characters and situations that make viewers feel unsettled to the point of nervous laughter. Their latest sh...
21:52, 06/13/2019

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast promises 'drama, comedy and soap' in TV return The cast of the 1990s hit "Beverly Hills, 90210" returns to U.S. television on Wednesday, much older but promising lots of the juicy drama that made their teenage characters famous....
03:00, 08/08/2019

Joel McHale releases comedy special, dons tights for DC Comics series Joel McHale talks new comedy special "Live from Pyongyang," swimming with sharks for the Discovery Channel, taking on the role of DC Comics hero Starman and the possibility of a future for "Community."...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
05:13, 07/09/2019

The provocative Klepper sees Comedy Central’s faux asshole try on genuine anger In “Wrestling PTSD,” the first episode of Jordan Klepper’s new Comedy Central show called, logically enough, Klepper, the former Daily Show and The Opposition star asks a raggedy-looking veteran what someone like him can do to help. “What you need to...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The Pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch...
14:26, 08/15/2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
17:26, 05/21/2019

Slain Manhattan comedy club owner David Kimowitz laid to rest Hundreds packed a New Jersey funeral home Wednesday to remember David Kimowitz, the Manhattan comedy club owner stabbed to death in his suburban home Saturday by the ex-boyfriend of his children’s nanny. “Looking at this room, at all thes...
09:26, 08/08/2019

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Brazil's wildfire crisis rages on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club.As the president’s pre-rec...
20:39, 08/24/2019

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
13:26, 07/12/2019

The Revenge Of The Nerds cast contends with how poorly the comedy's aged in new oral history In 1984, Revenge Of The Nerds was like a dorkier, tamer version of Animal House, with a similar plot: fraternity made up out of outcasts takes on and defeats the popular frat made up of Big Men On Campus. Featuring a pre-ER Anthony Edwards, as well a...
20:52, 07/26/2019

Coming to Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
01:26, 05/02/2019

Michael Jackson Accusers Respond After Getting Blasted in Dave Chappelle's New Comedy Special: 'It Reveals Him, Not Us' Ever since the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland debuted in January, Michael Jackson’s fanbase has been split on how to properly assess his legacy in light of the allegations leveled against him. But one person who has made it perfectly clear where h...
05:00, 08/28/2019

Misfit teens weather an alien invasion in trailer for Netflix action-comedy Rim Of The World Like many filmmakers, Charlie’s Angel: Full Throttle director McG has found new life on Netflix, his weird The Babysitter having been a modest, early hit for the streamer. Soon, he’ll return with his latest directorial effort, Rim Of The World, which...
01:13, 05/07/2019

Retta Turns a Story About Ripping Her Pantyhose in Church Into a Hysterical Comedy Bit on Busy Tonight If you've ever been subject to a public outfit malfunction, you probably get it. Accidentally ripping your pants--or pantyhose--in pretty much any non-private setting can be a real......
21:00, 05/07/2019

Girls Trips, Book Clubs, and Bachelorettes: What Makes a Women's Ensemble Comedy Great? A curious case of a promising comedy in theory but majorly disappointing in execution was the recent Netflix film Wine Country, starring Saturday Night Live alumni Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, and Rachel Dratch as wine-loving best friends who...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endur...
10:39, 06/14/2019

Sexy lamps, time travel and punchy comedy: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures Our photographer Murdo MacLeod captures more of this year’s eclectic Edinburgh festival shows, featuring everything from black holes to Basil Brush Continue reading......
18:26, 08/26/2019

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around char...
00:00, 08/15/2019

New Jersey man charged in double homicide of au pair girlfriend, NYC comedy club owner, reports say Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com A New Jersey man has been arrested and charged in the double homicide of his au pair girlfriend and her employer – ...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Comedian Nick Di Paolo apologizes for flipping off murdered black activist in comedy promo Nick Di Paolo was aiming to be provocative with a Photoshop portrait flipping off protesters. But one was a murdered black activist.        ...
18:39, 05/08/2019

The Laundromat review: Gary Oldman spins lies to Meryl Streep in sparkling comedy Steven Soderbergh’s wickedly entertaining romp loosely based on the uncovering of the Panama Papers is an effective mixed wash of truth and fictionBow your heads in remembrance of Mossack Fonseca, the best law firm you never heard of, the world’s fou...
20:39, 09/01/2019

Chuck Lorre says his new Billy Gardell comedy is a love letter to America's immigrants 'Big Bang Theory' producer Chuck Lorre dedicates his new CBS romantic comedy, 'Bob Hearts Abishola,' to hard-working, honest immigrants.        ...
06:00, 08/02/2019

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a ...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Paley Center to honor comedy legends Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends on Nov. 21....
22:52, 08/16/2019

Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista honor the humble action-comedy in new Stuber trailer Kumail Nanjiani is a doofy, kind-hearted Uber driver. Dave Bautista is a grizzled, heavily armed cop. Together, they are an odd couple squaring off against, ya know, drug dealers or something. Such is the plot of Stuber, an action-comedy that, per ea...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate to perform at New York Comedy Festival 2019 Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate, Bill Maher, Nicole Byer, Comedy Bang! Bang! and other stars will headline shows at the New York Comedy Festival in November....
23:00, 08/05/2019

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence from stand-up directly, there have long been rumbling...
02:39, 07/20/2019

Jane Lynch announces new Netflix comedy series with Cyndi Lauper, compares it to 'Golden Girls' Jane Lynch has announced that herself and singer Cyndi Lauper are set to star in a new Netflix comedy series that she compared to "The Golden Girls."...
19:39, 09/16/2019

Stassi Schroeder Confronts a Major Fear: Stand-Up Comedy (And Drags Vanderpump Rules in the Process?!) Stassi Schroeder, the stand-up comic? The Vanderpump Rules star and podcast host did stand-up comedy for the first time--with the help of David Spade--for the new Comedy Central series......
21:13, 08/15/2019

Happy 50th birthday, Jack Black! The star's best quotes on comedy, music and kids Jack Black, the actor, comedian and musician, turns 50 on August 28, so to celebrate, we're rounding up some of his best quotes about comedy and more.        ...
06:39, 08/28/2019

CBOE Holdings Becomes Cboe Global Markets, Unveils New Corporate Identity CHICAGO – October 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. today unveiled its new name, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), identity and mission at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Expo 2017 conference, currently taking place in Chicago...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
02:52, 05/21/2019

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
01:00, 06/22/2019

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17:39, 05/30/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
15:26, 07/09/2019

Corporate Disaster: The CEO Of Trojan Held A Press Conference With His 300 Children To Issue An Urgent Recall On All Trojan Condoms One of the most recognizable brands in the sexual health industry is currently in damage-control mode as they try to recover from a gigantic PR nightmare: The CEO of Trojan just held a press conference with his 300 children to issue an urgent recall ...
22:13, 09/13/2019

The Nazi satire 'Jojo Rabbit' is a heartfelt coming-of-age comedy by the director of 'Thor: Ragnarok' that features an amazing performance by Scarlett Johansson Fox Searchlight Writer-director Taika Waititi ("Thor: Ragnarok") tells the story of a young German boy coming of age during the Nazi reign in "Jojo Rabbit." It's a touching story filled with comedy that explores hate and bigotry. And Scarlett Johans...
01:00, 09/10/2019

Cboe Global Markets Launches Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) Futures CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the launch of Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures on Cboe...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Comedy Central's "Deez Thrones" highlights Game of Thrones' race problem Comedy Central’s “Deez Thrones” focuses on the black women of Westeros who, in this new parody, are less interested in battling the White Walkers than they are in attending “The Black NOT Ethnically Ambiguous People Of The Seven Kingdom’s Meet Up.” T...
04:26, 05/14/2019

Richard Roper mines loneliness for comedy in charming debut 'How Not to Die Alone' A lonely man lies about having a family to save face. Now, his boss wants to meet him. It makes for a charming story in Richard Roper's debut novel.        ...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Comedy Bang! Bang! does the damn thing with a 10-hour 10th anniversary episode Last week, Comedy Bang! Bang!, a longtime staple of every comedy nerd’s podcast feed, celebrated its tenth anniversary. That’s no small feat. Ten years ago, most people didn’t know what podcasts were, and those who did thought the entire medium was a...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including dark comedy 'Ready or Not') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new black comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Surprise! R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' shocks the box office, hits No. 1 with $21M Even with a R-rating, the tween comedy 'Good Boys' pushed 'Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' to second place and beat out 'The Angry Birds Movie 2.'        ...
14:26, 08/19/2019

'Toy Story 4' exclusive: Check out the four comedy legends joining Woody, Buzz and the gang 'Toy Story 4' brings back Woody and the gang but also introduces Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett as a quartet of baby toys.        ...
21:52, 06/03/2019

Instagram star behind viral 'Queer Eye,' Kim Kardashian impressions talks comedy, coming out Instagram comedian Benito Skinner reflects on his journey from closeted high school football player in Idaho to viral social media star in New York.        ...
00:26, 08/17/2019

Tough talk and wish fulfillment struggle for control of Mindy Kaling's talk-show comedy Late Night The hook of the new comedy Late Night is supposed to be the sight of Emma Thompson, as a veteran network talk show host, reacting with flinty skepticism to a scrappy novice writer played by Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the film. But the project’s rea...
17:26, 06/03/2019

Danny Baker receives standing ovation at first comedy show since he was sacked by BBC over 'racist' Tweet Former BBC presenter Danny Baker received a standing ovation after taking to stage for the first time after the Twitter scandal that lost him his job....
01:52, 05/14/2019

How zombie comedy 'The Dead Don't Die' pulled off THAT gruesome scene with Selena Gomez Selena Gomez makes a memorably gory appearance in the zombie comedy "The Dead Don't Die," her first live-action role since 2016.        ...
18:00, 06/15/2019

Jillian Bell, the comedy world's secret weapon, breaks out in 'Brittany Runs a Marathon' As Jillian Bell's acclaimed dramedy "Brittany Runs a Marathon" hits theaters, we look back at all the times she was a secret comedy MVP.        ...
04:13, 08/22/2019

'Wine Country': Amy Poehler's girls' trip comedy gets these 6 friend types exactly right Netflix's 'Wine Country,' starring Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph, is emblematic of almost all groups of girlfriends who go on getaways.        ...
04:00, 05/09/2019

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Ro...
13:26, 09/08/2019

'Lock the doors': Comedian's 'Middle Eastern' joke at Florida comedy club prompts 911 call Comedian Ahmed Ahmed says he's no terrorist, and the Off The Hook Comedy Club in Naples is welcoming him back for an encore performance.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

| Vettel believes F1 wil miss German GP Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel reckons it's only a matter of time before F1 chiefs realise it was a mistake to drop the German GP from the 2020 calendar....
06:39, 09/17/2019

Jim Cramer explains how the market was able to virtually shrug off a major oil shock "In the old days, the averages would've plunged on this kind of oil shock. I know because I've lived through a bunch of them, starting in 1973," Jim Cramer says....
07:00, 09/17/2019

Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich believes Brewers can still make playoffs without him Christian Yelich, the reigning NL MVP, is done for the year, but he does not believe his Milwaukee Brewers are done.       ...
07:26, 09/17/2019

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan Is Too Small Recently, I pulled up to a hotel after a long, regrettable four-hour drive across the barren and highway-ridden land that is much of the state of Texas. Out front sat a slate-gray SUV, appropriately positioned for photos from passerby as soon as they...
08:13, 09/17/2019

'Country Music' registers on lower scale of Ken Burns documentaries Ken Burns' PBS documentaries are always classy affairs, linking a single topic to the vast rubric of American history. Still, there are greater and lesser works within that filmography, and "Country Music" -- an eight-part, 16-hour epic about a lot m...
09:13, 09/17/2019

'No doubt' Iran played some role in attacks on Saudi: Ex-US ambassador Gary Grappo, former U.S. ambassador to Oman, says Iran may have coordinated, provided technical advice or supplied weapons that were used in the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities....
11:39, 09/17/2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Fights For Record Fifth Term In Elections Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
11:39, 09/17/2019

Odell Beckham stars as Browns beat limping Jets for first win of the season Cleveland Browns 23-3 New York JetsOdell Beckham Jr has 161 receiving yards in road victoryOdell Beckham Jr had an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, and Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns...
12:26, 09/17/2019

Carlo Ancelotti has all the pieces in place. Now Napoli seek silverware The Italian has moulded a smart, adaptable side and Liverpool’s visit is a chance to take the first step towards true successCarlo Ancelotti does not believe in quick fixes. In his 2009 autobiography he explained that he learned the value of patience...
12:26, 09/17/2019

Australia seal women's T20 series with nine-wicket win over West Indies Alyssa Healy hits unbeaten 58 from 43 ballsAustralia hold unassailable 2-0 leadAustralia’s winning run in the Caribbean showed no sign of abating after a comfortable nine-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 secured the three-match series against th...
12:26, 09/17/2019

Elon Musk insists 'pedo guy' tweet wasn’t serious accusation Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn't believe his use of the term of "pedo guy" was an actual accusation of pedophilia. Lawyers for Musk in a court filing today argued that the missive, which Musk directed at a British diver last year and has made the Sou...
13:13, 09/17/2019

Hyundai's hydrogen boss predicts sales growth will continue Korean maker has had to cut off Nexo supply in Europe and US this year because of huge demand in home market Hyundai Nexo sales are being held back by limited production capacity, but still growing exponentially according to the firm’s hydrogen fuel...
13:39, 09/17/2019

Russia conducts massive military drills with China, sending a message to the West Russia is carrying out a series of large-scale military exercises with China, India and Pakistan in what experts believe is Moscow trying to send a powerful message to the West....
13:39, 09/17/2019

Ostrichpillow Light - the sleep turban that has transformed my long-haul journeys Far more presentable than the frankly ridiculous original Ostrichpillow, and offering the total darkness an eye mask can never match, this is the only way to flyI remember seeing an Ostrichpillow for the first time. It looked like a bulb of garlic ha...
15:01, 09/17/2019

The Sacklers were drug dealers – they put money above misery. The Purdue deal is no different | Chris McGreal Whether or not the deal is right for individual states, no one should be fooled by Purdue’s attempts to pretend it is putting the welfare of its victims to the foreIf only we could feel Purdue Pharma’s pain.The directors and owners of the company tha...
15:01, 09/17/2019

Asus ROG Phone 2 India Launch Set for September 23 Asus has confirmed that the ROG Phone 2 gaming phone will be launched in India on September 23. Asus ROG Phone 2 will be offered via Flipkart in India. To recall, the Asus ROG Phone 2 was first......
15:26, 09/17/2019

Indian-Americans Urge US Congressman Ro Khanna To Leave Pakistan Caucus A record number of 230 Indian-American organisations in the United States have urged Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna to withdraw from the Congressional Caucus on Pakistan, saying it was contrary to......
16:26, 09/17/2019

Pelosi tells Cramer Democrats 'hope' to get to 'yes' on Trump's North American trade deal Pelosi also said it's "irrelevant" whether approving the USMCA trade deal would give President Donald Trump a victory ahead of the 2020 election....
17:13, 09/17/2019

Watch: Tom Hiddleston says 'Loki' series 'will answer' burning fan questions on 'Late Show' Tom Hiddleston said on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" that his upcoming "Loki" series on Disney+ will answer questions fans have about his villainous Marvel character....
18:13, 09/17/2019

Surprise Discovery That Ancient Tin Ingots Found in Israel Came From England Researchers have made an astonishing discovery that is transforming our understanding of the Bronze Age. They have established that ancient tin ingots found in Israel actually came from what is now modern-day Britain.  ...
18:13, 09/17/2019

“I Wanted to Bet on Myself.” Tamron Hall Lost One of TV’s Best Gigs. Now She’s Doing Things Her Way Tamron Hall suggests we meet at a gym, Women’s World of Boxing, which sits opposite a historic stretch of Harlem, known as Strivers’ Row. LL Cool J’s “Mama Said Knock You Out” is playing as she laces up her boxing shoes....
18:39, 09/17/2019

Bank Officers' Unions Threaten To Go On Strike: 10 Things To Know Four unions of public sector bank officers have threatened to go on a strike opposing the consolidation of 10 state-run lenders into four. The unions have jointly given a strike call for forty-eight......
18:39, 09/17/2019

Plan to kill off mosquitoes backfires, spawning mutant hybrid insects Life has found a way. In what sounds like the plot to a Syfy channel original movie, a plan to curb a mosquito population has backfired spectacularly, making the disease-carriers even more resilient to pest-control measures. The plan involved genetic...
19:13, 09/17/2019

OnePlus 7T release date, price, news and leaks The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro haven’t been out long, but OnePlus typically refreshes the range with a ‘T’ model later in the year and we’re expecting the same to happen this year.That might surprise you – after al...
19:13, 09/17/2019

The New York Giants benched Eli Manning for Daniel Jones. Now what happens to Eli? Now that the New York Giants have benched Eli Manning, the veteran quarterback is at a crossroads. What's next in his career?       ...
21:13, 09/17/2019

Punjab Congress Chief Backs "MLAs As Advisors To Chief Minister" Move Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday defended the appointment of six MLAs as advisors to the chief minister, saying the legislators could too give advice as they feel the pulse of people....
21:39, 09/17/2019

Champions League live: Borussia Dortmund vs. Barcelona Borussia Dortmund welcome Spanish giants Barcelona to Signal Iduna Park for the opening game of Champions League Group F. Lionel Messi is on the pitch as a sub while Marco Reus has missed a penalty. Follow it live here....
22:26, 09/17/2019

Purdue bankruptcy hearing gets underway A judge heard arguments to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma can go ahead with the company seeking bankruptcy protection. (Sept. 17)        ...
23:52, 09/17/2019

Tucson man sentenced to life in prison TUCSON –A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for murdering a man his girlfriend was visiting. A jury found David Turner guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. In 2018, police fo...
23:52, 09/17/2019

Apple Watch sale at Walmart: the Apple Watch 4 gets a $100 price cut Thanks to the recent announcement of the Apple Watch Series 5, you can now find fantastic discounts on the Apple Watch 4. Walmart currently has the Apple Watch 4 on sale for $329. That's a $100 discount and the lowest price we've found for ...
23:52, 09/17/2019

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington's Capitol Hill....
00:13, 09/18/2019

Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban More than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government, claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylum-seekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementation of a virtual asylum ban at the southern border....
00:39, 09/18/2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. co...
00:39, 09/18/2019

Borussia Dortmund show hunger for big occasion but must sustain it Barcelona's arrival gave Borussia Dortmund the chance to show themselves to be as good as they think they are. Facing the best certainly brought out the best in BVB on Tuesday but the challenge remains consistency....
01:13, 09/18/2019

Florida police department warns drug dealers with signs saying 'closed for business' Dealers beware-- police in North Port, Fla. are taking aggressive action against drugs in their community, and are placing signs in the yards of homes where they conduct successful drug raids intended to intimidate other dealers and put illegal opera...
01:39, 09/18/2019

A Law & Order of one’s own: Netflix delivers a satisfying procedural with Criminal Congratulations to Netflix: After over seven years of commissioning original series, it finally got around to creating its own Law & Order. This isn’t intended as a slam on its new international production, Criminal, but rather a compliment. The ...
01:39, 09/18/2019

South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever South Korea has confirmed its second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the country's border with North Korea, a day after the country's first outbreak of the deadly virus, its agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
02:01, 09/18/2019

Latest Google Pixelbook 2 leak shows the device in action weeks before launch Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL may be the stars of the show at its hardware event next month, but they won’t be the only devices unveiled at the event. Google will undoubtedly bring a variety of new products to its October event, and one...
02:52, 09/18/2019

House panel asks Boeing CEO to testify October 30 on 737 MAX The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee formally asked Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Tuesday to testify on the now grounded 737 MAX that has been involved in two deadly crashes since October 2018 that killed 346 people....
05:39, 09/18/2019

Israel election too close to call: exit polls Exit polls show Netanyahu's Likud and the centrist Blue and White in a close tie. Neither party has enough seats with their allies to form a majority, raising the prospect of tough negotiations for a unity government....
06:13, 09/18/2019

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second in the state and the seventh in the nation in recent months. ...
07:14, 09/18/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Relocate Headquarters to Chicago's Landmark Old Post Office Building CHICAGO – September 17, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to move its global headquarters in Chicago to the Old Post Office building at 433 W. Van Buren Street....
07:39, 09/18/2019

New York state ban on flavored e-cigarettes given final approval New York became the second state to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Tuesday after its Democratic governor called for emergency action in response to concerns about their rising use among teens and a nationwide spate of lung illnesses....
08:00, 09/18/2019

U.S. seeking to make Cubans seek asylum in Honduras: minister Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there....
08:00, 09/18/2019

Trump lists familiar White House faces as possible Bolton successors U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday listed five possible replacements for recently fired national security adviser John Bolton, most of whom are already familiar faces from within his administration....
08:00, 09/18/2019

Champions League roundup: Håland makes history in Salzburg romp as Barça are held • Teenager scores first-half hat-trick in 6-2 win• Barcelona held to 0-0 draw by Borussia DortmundErling Braut Håland became the first teenager to score a hat-trick on his Champions League debut since Wayne Rooney in 2004 as Red Bull Salzburg thrashe...
08:26, 09/18/2019

After Polls Close, Netanyahu and Gantz Appear Locked in Tight Race Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist challenger, Benny Gantz, appeared to be neck and neck as Israel’s second election in five months drew to a close Tuesday night....
08:52, 09/18/2019

Opinion: Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame does right thing by inducting Nick Saban Nick Saban has built a modern dynasty at Alabama, but his accomplishments at LSU are worthy of celebrating too, Glenn Guilbeau writes.       ...
09:52, 09/18/2019

Video: Pigeon Poops On US Lawmaker Complaining About Pigeon Poop A pigeon pooped on a US lawmaker, Jaime Andrade, while he was doing a TV interview about the problem of pigeon droppings - and the whole incident was caught on camera....
10:13, 09/18/2019

All You Didn't Know About E-Cigarettes. Nirmala Sitharaman's Explainer E-Cigarettes Banned In India: The centre today banned e-cigarettes in India in a move which has raised questions over the side-effects and health hazards of vaping, the term used as a parlance for......
14:13, 09/18/2019

Shivpal Singh Yadav Will Re-Contest From His UP Seat If Disqualified Shivpal Singh Yadav, president of the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL), has said that he is ready to seek re-election from his Jaswantnagar assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh if he is......
14:13, 09/18/2019

Machine Gun Kelly (aka Colson Baker) on his BFF Pete Davidson Machine Gun Kelly is not having a good day. When he sits down at the lobby terrace of the Edition Hotel overlooking Times Square, he looks like he’s itching to get right back up and bail. “It’s a dark day today in my f–king head,” says the rapp...
15:00, 09/18/2019