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Jamaican Comedians

Johnny Daley Goes Live

Christopher 'Johnny' Daley

A life of poverty is no laughing matter ... unless you are a comedian, then it makes for hilarious fodder for your routine.

Fun and Joke Aside: Laughter Taken With a Pinch of Salt

Owen Blakka Ellis and Michael Abrahams at 'Fun and Joke Aside'

The Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona, partnered with Blue Moon Publishing to explore the serious side of comedy with two of Jamaica's leading comedians Owen Blakka Ellis and Michael Abrahams at the event Fun and Joke As

Bello and Blakka: A Hilarious Reunion

Comedic Duo Bello and Blakka's Hilarious Reunion

The comedic duo Bello and Blakka (Winston Bell and Owen Ellis) could easily be construed as the current patriarchs of Jamaican stand-up comedy. Their work over the decades has easily separated it self from much of what else exists on the local landscape.

The Riotous Roasting of Christopher 'Johnny' Daley

Christopher Johnny Daley between Roasters Michael Abrahams & Dorothy Cunningham

It is probably a testament to the architectural skills of whomever built the Jamaica Pegasus, that the building was not completely destroyed by the riotous laughter emanating from the ballroom on Monday night, November 4, 2013.

Strong Comedy, A Touch of Music & Weak Magic - Comedytaiment April

Owen 'Blakka' Ellis

Comedytainment returned to Red Bones the Blues Cafe for the April installment of the bi-monthly helping of comedy and a hodgepodge of other entertainment. This month it was a combination of comedy, magic and a smattering of music.

Celebrating Maas Ran's 100th - LTM Celebrates an Icon

Ranny Williams aka Maas Ran

Jamaican comedy is most likely a bastard child, but should it claim a father, it probably would be laid at the feet of the iconic comic actor Ranny Williams.