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No one heckles quite like hecklers at a comedy show. You wouldn't hear someone yell their opinions at a solo jazz performer or a ballerina, but when an audience sees a funny person standing on stage with a mic, there's often one or two people who
The comic ripped into an audience member who repeatedly disrupted his routine by shouting out the name of his ex-missus, Katy Perry , during a stand-up routine in Atlantic City, New Jersey over the weekend. "This guy randomly yelled out 'Katy Perry,'
Melbourne Comedy Festival has just started so why don't you try being a comedian for a month. It's not hard to do, anyone can do it: you just say you're a comedian and you become one, like being a mummy-blogger or a Buddhist...And if people keep
The comedian says 'blunt-force trauma' is the best way to deal with hecklers When the beer starts flying, it is the essential weapon in every stand-up comic's armour, a laser-guided put-down guaranteed to turn the mob's fury against the smart-arse
Eddie Izzard is taking a break from his screen career to bring his latest stand-up show to New Zealand...Comedian, actor, marathon runner, self-described transvestite, and budding politician. Sir Miles Axlerod, the Richard Branson-inspired vehicle in
John Alex Maguire/Rex ITV1's latest talent contest Show Me The Funny Stand-Up Showdown offers some 10 aspiring comedians the chance to headline a nationwide tour, as well as their own DVD and a £100,000 prize. Here, comic-turned-judge Alan Davies
Stewart Lee explains his pleasure at being hated and why he doesn't do 'jokes' Stewart Lee: 'On stage I look at the worst of everything.' Photograph: Linda Nylind Even Stewart Lee 's son doesn't think he is funny. Ask him what his parents do for a
Newspix / Rex Features When did you realise you were funny?...Then, in my early 20s, everybody started to get very serious, so I decided I would rather hang around with the people who still just wanted to be funny...That was like the first time you
Standing six-foot-two without her customary heels which add another two or three inches she's long and narrow, with black curly hair that nearly graces the ceiling at San Francisco's Punchline stage, where she sometimes performs stand-up comedy.
It's a small world but I wouldn't want to paint it,' by Steven Wright...I think David Letterman is a genius at taking a guest who is a regular square and bringing such interesting, real, genuine moments out of them...More related to this story Who's