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Remember when Wanda Sykes brought her brazen brand of comedy to the WHCD? #TBT

On Wednesday, Cecily Strong of “Saturday Night Live” was announced as the fourth woman to helm the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner in its 82-year tradition. For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we hearken back to the last time (nearly six years ago) that a woman emceed the nerd prom. Wanda Sykes’s pass at the mic wasn’t without considerable […]

WATCH: John Oliver Pelts Celebrities in the Face with Salmon

John Oliver decided to test out a salmon cannon on his favorite celebrities including Anderson Cooper, Wanda Sykes, and the cast of Modern Family. read more

Wanda Sykes prefers “old Beyonce,” praises Angela Davis on “The Talk”

2 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

She does not want to think about Jay-Z's "ashy penis." The post Wanda Sykes prefers “old Beyonce,” praises Angela Davis on “The Talk” appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Morning Brew – “Carol” is finally hitting theaters next fall

2 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Plus Wanda Sykes on "The Talk" today and more. The post Morning Brew – “Carol” is finally hitting theaters next fall appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Jay Leno awarded Mark Twain prize: What you might not see on the PBS broadcast in November

View Photo Gallery —The longtime “Tonight Show” host was feted by stars including Wanda Sykes and Jerry Seinfeld. Jay Leno received the 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Sunday night at a star-studded show and red carpet at the Kennedy Center. The show, which stretched to almost two and a half hours, will be edited for broadcast […]

Ellen Competes With Portia By Making Her Own Scandal-esque Show With Wanda Sykes

Looks like things are getting a little competitive in the de Rossi/DeGeneres household. No, they're not competing over whether a lower-case "de" or an upper-case "De" is better in a last name. They've just got two competing high-drama shows. Show More Summary

Watch Now! Wanda Sykes tells Ellen she is creeped out by her kids

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

"It scares the hell out of me. I peed the bed twice!" The post Watch Now! Wanda Sykes tells Ellen she is creeped out by her kids appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Pootie in 'Pootie Tang': 'Memba Him?!

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Lance Crouther is best known for playing the crime fighting, kid helping, woman loving Pootie -- opposite Wanda Sykes and Chris Rock -- in the 2001 movie-masterpiece "Pootie Tang." Guess what he looks like now!

Wanda Sykes on Kids, Family and Hitting the Road

A punctual Wanda Sykes called 15 minutes early for her interview and was on the ball immediately. "Was she funny?" "Did she make you laugh?" "Was she as hilarious as she seems?" All of these questions were posed to me by readers after said interview. Show More Summary

'Last Comic Standing' video: Jay Leno warns against 'working dirty'

Though he's no longer host of "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno is still working with NBC. He appears on the next episode of "Last Comic Standing" as a mentor, joining the likes of Howie Mandel, Wanda Sykes and Gilbert Gottfried.Leno, a titan...Show More Summary

Gay Iconography: Why We Love Wanda Sykes

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Humor has always been a powerful tool for the LGBT movement, both to increase the visibility of LGBT entertainers and to call out hypocrisy and injustice. In recent years, writer-comedian Wanda Sykes has emerged as a loud, proud voice in...

'Last Comic Standing': Wanda Sykes mentors comedians for 'Ellen' appearance

A big step in a comedian's career is the chance to appear on a talk show. Many comics have made their career on one perfect talk show segment. In the next episode of "Last Comic Standing," the finalists are getting a chance to earn that...Show More Summary

Exclusive: Wanda Sykes mentors Nikki Carr on the next “Last Comic Standing”

5 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Tomorrow night, the final eight comics learn how to shine in talk show interviews. The post Exclusive: Wanda Sykes mentors Nikki Carr on the next “Last Comic Standing” appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Toronto: How to Get Tickets to the 'Just for Laughs' Fest in Toronto

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Just For Laughs is returning to Toronto on September 19-28 with 42 acts selected by fans, along with headliners Seth Meyers, Lena Dunham, Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes, Joe Rogan, and Nick Offerman. This year fans can choose from three unique ticket packages, all of which are on sale now.

Melissa Villasenor’s Impressions

(NSFW) Comedian Melissa Villasenor mimics female stars, from Wanda Sykes to Christina Aguilera. She doesn’t get all the voices right, but she makes up for it with her facial expressions. Her Natalie Portman is hilariously accurate.

Terry Crews Tapped to Host TCA Awards

Terry Crews will emcee the Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 19, the organization announced Thursday. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Bryan Cranston Terry Crews Wanda Sykes Drew Carey Conan O'Brien Game of Thrones Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Fargo Orange Is the New Black Brooklyn Nine-Nine The Good Wife

Finalist Nikki Carr kills on “Last Comic Standing”

6 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

The comic talks coming out and working with her "shero" Wanda Sykes. The post Finalist Nikki Carr kills on “Last Comic Standing” appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Watch Now! Wanda Sykes gives opinions on “Watch What Happens Live”

6 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

"I don't want to be thinking about Jay-Z's nasty penis." The post Watch Now! Wanda Sykes gives opinions on “Watch What Happens Live” appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Howard Stern Staffer Benjy Bronk -- Flirting with a Finger in His Butt ... Says Wanda Sykes

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

'Howard Stern Show' writer Benjy Bronk got a rude awakening from Wanda Sykes, who warned him he's getting dangerously close to an unwanted ass inspection from a stranger.We got Wanda and Benjy outside the Sirius XM building this…

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