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Tracy Morgan Files Lawsuit Against Walmart After Leaving Rehabilitation Center

Over a month after being involved in a fatal car wreck that resulted in multiple injuries and the death of his mentor and writing partner James McNair, Tracy Morgan has not only made enough physical progress to leave rehab and move back home, but according to the LA Times he's also filed a lawsuit against Walmart for negligence with the tractor trailer driver who caused the accident. According to the lawsuit, "Walmart knew or should have known" that driver Kevin Roper — who has pled not guilty to one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto — had been awake for over [...]

Tracy Morgan Remains in Critical Condition After Fatal Car Wreck

While traveling home in a limo van from a show in Delaware late Friday night, Tracy Morgan and his crew of passengers including Morgan's writing partner James McNair and standups Ardie Fuqua and Harris Stanton were hit by a tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike in what resulted in a six-car accident, which tragically killed McNair, injured Fuqua and Stanton, and left Morgan in critical condition with broken ribs as well as a broken nose, leg, and femur. "He has been more responsive, which is an incredibly encouraging sign," Morgan's publicist announced on Sunday following Morgan's leg surgery. "We expect him to remain in the hospital for [...]

Master of Ceremonies: Ardie Fuqua's Rough Road Through Comedy

Ardie Fuqua is worried that he's been too funny. “I didn’t get too many laughs, did I?” he asks, sliding into a seat next to me in the back row.

He has just finished a 25-minute set at Caroline’s on Broadway, the argyle-patterned comedy club steps from Times Square, where he is opening Tracy Morgan’s lineup of Thanksgiving Weekend shows. The sound of applause is still ringing throughout the 300-seat club, and Ardie is visibly out of breath, his forehead drenched in sweat from the heat of the spotlights.

It’s easy to understand why overshadowing Tracy would not be on Ardie’s to do list. This is one of their [...]