Chris Rock packs local New Brunswick comedy club during Thursday night show

“We’re in New Brunswick. You’re here by choice. Why are you in New Brunswick by choice?” Chris Rock said to start his stand-up act last night.

“But at least we’re not in Camden.”

The legendary comedian debuted an hour and a half set to a packed house at The Stress Factory Comedy Club to prepare for an upcoming tour. The show was announced just after midnight on Wednesday and comes on the heels of four shows at the club last weekend.

Chris Rock, Kings of Leon join roster of Brad Pitt's Make It Right gala in New Orleans

Comedian Chris Rock will host the Make It Right foundation’s star-studded fundraising gala at the Sugar Mill on Convention Center Boulevard on May 17, 2014, organizers announced. Also, Kings of Leon – who recently headlined the Smoothie King Center – have joined a roster of performers that includes Bruno Mars.

Brad Pitt, the co-founder of Make It Right, is also scheduled to be in attendance.

Chris Rock killed it at New Brunswick's Stress Factory this weekend

Ticket holders for comic Joe Matarese woke up to an email Friday morning that read 'Event Cancelled.' The email went on to explain why: Chris Rock was dropping in for 2 shows that night and 2 shows Saturday night at The Stress Factory. Matarese ticket holders could call the club at 10 AM if they wanted to upgrade and continue to attend with Rock as the headliner.

CBS missed a chance at history by picking a white guy to replace David Letterman

Stephen Colbert is great and all, but our columnist says history is on the side of women, blacks.

CBS would have made history by choosing Chris Rock to replace David Letterman. CBS had a chance to make history but chose to play it safe instead. With Steven Colbert set to replace David Letterman next year, late night television will remain an all-white boys club. The network could’ve hired Ellen DeGeneres, Tina Fey, Chris Rock or dozens of other funny, smart females and people of color to replace Letterman.

How Chris Rock and Ice-T Inspired Jay Z's '99 Problems'

Rick Rubin claims chorus was entirely the comedian's idea

More than a decade after Jay Z released his ubiquitous hit "99 Problems" – the third single from his 2003 "farewell" release, The Black Album – the track's producer, Rick Rubin, has revealed the role that comedian Chris Rock played in its creation. The chorus, he told New York, was an idea Rock took from a 1993 Ice-T song also called "99 Problems."

Gabrielle Union to Star in Chris Rock Dramedy, ‘Finally Famous’

Comedian and Actor Chris Rock has solicited Gabrielle Union to star in his new film, Finally Famous. The actress will play Erica Long, “a popular reality TV star eager to be more famous”. Rock, who wrote and directed the film, plays Andre Allen, a comedian-turned-film-star itching to be taken seriously by his peers in the acting world. Sounds like the typical story line until you find out he’s also a recovering alcoholic who owes his sobriety to his fiancée.

Comedians in Cars

On this week's "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee," Chris Rock joins Jerry Seinfeld for some french fries and coffee.

The comedians discuss inventions, fried chicken, how badly Tiger Woods needs a girlfriend and decide that talking to a lot of people at once is "freakish." They also get pulled over.

Chris Rock on 'Grown Ups 2' Flashback Photos

Today Chris Rock visited Good Morning America to talk about his new film and the embarrassing childhood photos on the poster. Watch the clip below to see his appearance on the show

Chris Rock, Kevin James Join Celebrity Softball Game

Chris Rock, Kevin James and other stars are ready to play ball.

The comedians are set to take the field in the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game, which will air live July 14 on ESPN.

The pair will be joined by George Lopez, Grammy winner Ashanti, Glee’s Chord Overstreet, Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan, Extra's AJ Calloway, Olympic gold medalist and ESPN analyst Jennie Finch and Desperate Housewives’ James Denton.

Mentor, father, actor, comedian: Chris Rock settles into a new life

When Jimmy Fallon proved successful as a late night host, networks were eager to get Chris Rock in the fold, too.

He considered it -- seriously -- but looked at the guys who were successful: Jay Leno, David Letterman, Johnny Carson. "Everybody didn't have kids. Leno has no kids. Letterman didn't have kids until he was 60 and anybody who knows Johnny Carson knows there was an estrangement. I didn't want that."
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