The 42-year-old stand-up comic talks to Peter Simpson about the language of humour and being funny in the head.Friday, 31 August, 2012, 7:34pm
Russell Peters is a big deal, a stand-up comedian more accustomed to filling arenas than comedy clubs.17 Mar 2013 - 5:19pm
On the face of it, Lost in Thailand is a modest comic road movie by first-time director Xu Zheng, who also stars in, wrote and produced the film. (To make it even more of a family affair, Xu's wife in the film is played by his real-life spouse, Tao Hong.) But it's hard to ignore the hype surrounding this unabashed crowd-pleaser in view of the more than 38 million people who have seen it since its release in China last month, making it the most viewed film ever on the mainland.
31 Jan 2013 - 5:45am
Some things just aren't funny - even to a comedian.
For example, meet stand-up comic Chris Musni, who says he was banned from SoHo's TakeOut Comedy Club after reaching out to another promoter. Instead of getting too down in the dumps, Musni went on to set up Brew Ha Ha, a regular comedy night held in the Hong Kong Brew House in Lan Kwai Fong.16 Sep 2012 - 12:09pm
Australian stand-up comedians Matt Okine (left), Ronnie Chieng, Damian Callinan, Denise Scott and Randy perform. In English. Until Jul 22, 7.30pm, also Jul 19-21, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$300 (Jul 18-19, 22; HK$250 for members), HK$350 (Jul 20-21; HK$300 for members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 725118 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
What promises to be a riotous week of Australian comedy gets going tomorrow at the Fringe Club with the much anticipated return of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow.15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley, Anna Faris Director: Larry Charles Category: IIB (English and Arabic)7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Jeremy Lin8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Ed Macfarlane was with friends from the band Foals at a London restaurant the other day when he was recognised by a fellow diner. The Friendly Fires frontman was rather chuffed - not least because his perhaps-better-known mates went unnoticed. 'I had a very smug look on my face.7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Stand-up comedians Bob Franklin, Tom Gleeson, Josh Thomas, Felicity Ward (left) and David Williams perform. In English. Until Jul 23, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$250 (members HK$200) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 725119 Jul 2011 - 12:00am