Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart headline veterans’ fundraiser
NEW YORK (AP) — Two New Jersey icons — Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart — will once again headline this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian Tiffany Haddish and Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley are among the presenters announced Thursday for the NBA Awards show...
Netflix criticized for yanking comedian’s episode in Saudi
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix faced criticism Wednesday from human rights groups for pulling an episode in Saudi Arabia of comedian Hasan Minhaj's "Patriot Act" series that criticized the kingdom's powerful crown prince.
The American comedian used his second episode, released Oct. 28, to criticize Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi and the Saudi-led coalition at war in Yemen.
Hasan Minhaj readies an ‘insightful’ tour, Netflix series
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off a breakout year in 2017, comedian Hasan Minhaj is ready to turn his wit to diagnosing the larger issues facing America.
Minhaj, a correspondent with "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, is kicking off a North American tour starting in August and this fall will host his own weekly comedy show for Netflix.
Energy’s Perry having blast running agency he vowed to kill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Perry twice ran for president and appeared as a contestant on "Dancing with the Stars."
But since becoming President Donald Trump's energy secretary, Perry has kept a low profile and rarely has been seen publicly around Washington. Comedian Hasan Minhaj joked at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner that Perry must be "sitting in a room full of plutonium waiting to become Spider-Man. That's just my hunch."