Phunny Business: A Black Comedy (2011)

Director: John Davies

Writer(s): John Davies, Raymond C. Lambert

Starring: Lori Alexander, Doug Banks, Bill Bellamy, J. Anthony Brown, Cedric the Entertainer, Deon Cole, Melanie Comarcho, Lavell Crawford, Don ‘D.C.’ Curry, Earthquake, Mike Epps, Jamie Foxx, Chris Gardner, Adele Givens, Steve Harvey, Laura Hayes, D.L. Hughley, A.J. Jamal, Honest John, John Kapelos, Tim Kazurinsky, Andre Kelly, T.K. Kirkland, Raymond C. Lambert, Ali LeRoi, Jamie Masada, Carlos Mencia, John Ridley, Craig Robinson, Tony Sculfield, J.B. Smoove, Aries Spears, Sheryl Underwood, George Wallace, George Willborn, Damon Williams, Michael Winslow

Synopsis: For a decade, Chicago’s ALL JOKES ASIDE was one of the preeminent comedy clubs in the country and gave early exposure and early paychecks to many of the nations most important young comedians including: Steve Harvey, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, MoNique, Dave Chappelle, Cedric The Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Mike Epps, Aries Spears, Adele Givens, Carlos Mencia, Bill Bellamy, Deon Cole, JB Smoove, and Bernie Mac to name a few. The rise and fall of All Jokes Aside and salutes the legendary showcase for it’s major contribution to comedy history.

Release Date: November 4, 2011 (USA) | Length: 81 min | Genre: Comedy, History | MPAA Rating: NR