Latest Gilbert Gottfried Stories

2014-06-23 16:22:46

The Comedy Event Also Features Appearances by Stand-Up Icons Tom Green, Bobcat Goldthwait, Tommy Davidson, Jimmie Walker, and Gilbert Gottfried LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exercise your right to laugh this Independence Day weekend, with "AXS TV's 5(TH) of July Comedy High-Five" marathon on Saturday, July 5, at 3pE. The unprecedented block features five hours of the network's hit series GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE, putting the spotlight on some of the country's top comics as...

2011-03-14 15:39:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac announced today that it has severed ties with comedian Gilbert Gottfried. "Gilbert's recent comments about the crisis in Japan were lacking in humor and certainly do not represent the thoughts and feelings of anyone at Aflac," Aflac Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Michael Zuna said. "Aflac Japan - and, by extension, Japan itself - is part of the Aflac family, and there is no place for anything but compassion and concern...

2009-04-16 09:44:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 6th Annual Celebration Exotic Car Festival to benefit Make-A-Wish will be held April 16-19, 2009, and will be hosted by television and film star Gilbert Gottfried, hailed as "the funniest man in the US" by Entertainment Weekly. The four day event promises to be bigger and better than ever, with new activities and even more unique, exotic, and race cars - as well as famous and movie and television cars - to be displayed. The festival, which is...

2006-03-24 20:07:53

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Samuel L. Jackson has signed on to narrate an upcoming spoof of the Oscar-winning documentary "March of the Penguins" with an all-star supporting voice cast, independent studio ThinkFilm said on Friday. "Farce of the Penguins," mixing archival wildlife footage with an R-rated screenplay written and directed by comedian Bob Saget, is aimed for a late-summer theatrical release, ThinkFilm spokesman Alex Klenert said. In press materials, ThinkFilm described...

2005-07-26 07:30:21

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It is not "Fahrenheit 9/11" or "The Passion of the Christ," but low-budget film "The Aristocrats" is fast becoming this summer's controversial movie because of only one thing -- a joke. "Passion" kicked up a fuss over religious issues and violence, and anti-Bush documentary "Fahrenheit" became an election year call-to-arms for critics of the U.S. president. In "The Aristocrats," which debuts in U.S. theaters on Friday, comedians Paul Provenza...

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