Charlie Murphy

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Keenen Ivory Wayans on Dave Chappelle, In Living Color and Jehovah's Witnesses

    As much an icon of African-American comedy as Richard Pryor or Eddie Murphy, Keenen Ivory Wayans pioneered a new style of televised sketch comedy with In Living Color, introducing mainstream Americans to the stylish humor of early '90s black culture. The show also launched the careers of Jim Carrey, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Five TV shows that were canceled much too soon

    Futurama has been cancelled...again. Fans are keenly aware that the show was nuked back in 2003 by Fox, then brought back by Comedy Central after it bought the rights to the four movies in 2007. But this season will reportedly be the last one, with the series finale airing on September 4. Yes, Fut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Q&A: Charlie Murphy is invading Comedy Works March 1-3

    Charlie Murphy is returning to Denver with Charlie Murphy's Acid Trip Tour for a three day stint at the Comedy Works in Larimer Square. Westword recently spoke with Murphy to see what he enjoys most about comedy.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Sounds of Blackness: I'm Rick James, bitch!

    Happy Black History Month! February has traditionally been the month when the contributions, traditions, and historical facts about African Americans are celebrated the most. This year's Black History Month started off a little heavy with the passing of Soul Train founder Don Cornelius. All month he ... More >>

  • Film

    August 19, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Crowded House, James, Nickelback shows annnounced

    ​Crowded House, whose new album Intriguer hits stores today, visits the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, September 9. Intriguer, the band's follow-up to 2007's Time on Earth, will also be released as a two-disc deluxe edition that includes a bonus DVD. Tickets ($39.50 advance, $45 day of show) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2007

    Super Dave

    Doing three hours of stand-up is one thing. But for a comic to be funny for that entire time... well, that's another thing entirely. While Dave Chappelle offered some truly gut-busting moments of hilarity during his marathon session at Comedy Works last night, there were also some bizarre instances, ... More >>

  • Film

    September 22, 2005

    Retro Fits

    Roll Bounce skates on its '70s vibe.

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005

    Comic Timing

    Comic Charlie Murphy has a way with words.