Posts Tagged ‘Martin Lawrence’

Joke’s On You: To Curb Allegations of Joke Stealing, D.C. Comics Get Creative

It’s a chilly evening in October, and a band of stand-up comics, clowns, improvisers, and freelance writers has crowded into 14th Street NW eatery Restaurant Judy for a meeting of the D.C. Comedy Writers group. They’ve come here to write, riff, and workshop ideas for material. But mostly, they’re here to suck.
The group offers something [...]

Shit Eddie Bryant Says: A D.C. Stand-Up’s Comedy of Gentrification

Standing across from the National Portrait Gallery in Penn Quarter, D.C. comedian Eddie Bryant has a simple question: “The fuck is that joint?”
Here he is, sitting with fellow comedian Lamont King, at a bar. “We ain’t even got no grocery stores in Southeast. We gotta take care of ourselves, eat good, know what I’m sayin’?” Then [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 36

The 36th chamber is hardly a place of contemplation, but we'll definitely kick a statistic at you: The Twitter List will hit 90 this week. It's simple: If we republish your tweet in Far Out vs. Hot Dang, you go on the list. PERMANENTLY. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the list is 99.9 percent rappers.

"you’d want [...]