Tag: Comedy

Roy Wood Jr. Is Writing Jokes for Everyone

The “Daily Show” correspondent has been touring the country and telling political jokes—but not just for “Daily Show” crowds.

Her Story Is Ours: Hannah Gadsby’s “Nanette” Is a Performance to Push Us Forward

The Netflix special is already a comedy hit—but it has a dramatic turn.

Rory Scovel Is Teed Off

Not really. But the South Carolina comic does set his sights on our new reality in his new special, Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time.

Bitte, Baby: Riot LA and Comedy in the Age of Trump

Comedy—and particularly political comedy—only reinforces our bubbles. So what?

WATCH: Jerry Seinfeld Returns to His Roots and Does Standup on “Late Show”

“If you want a doughnut, have a doughnut! Why are you eating the hole?”

WATCH: “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” Is Back with New Season and a Special Guest

Spoiler: It’s President Barack Obama.

Lewis Black and “The Tonight Show” Writing Staff Added to the New York Comedy Festival

The festival takes over NYC from November 10–15.

Breaking: Josh Gondelman

One of the minds behind Modern Seinfeld on what the deal is with making a fool of yourself on the Internet.

WATCH: Amy Schumer Teases Upcoming HBO Standup Special

The special will premiere on October 17.

WATCH: Comedian Tig Notaro Returns From Cancer in Trailer for “Tig”

“Hello, I have cancer, how are you?”

WATCH: Funny or Die Bring Septuagenarians to Bonnaroo

The elderly: still amazing.

Bonnaroo Reveals 2015 Lineup, Billy Joel Headlines Instead of Drake

With the lineups of both Coachella and Governors Ball announced last week, it was only a matter of time before another one of the summer…

WATCH: Scott Aukerman Talks To a Hot Rock Star (Twin Shadow) in a Cool Bar

Twin Shadow, one of the “coolest cats around,” had no idea what to expect when he agreed to be part of Scott Aukerman‘s (excellently named)…

WATCH: Dr. Evil Returns to Address “The Interview” Fiasco on “SNL”

After more than twelve years of hiding, Dr. Evil stepped out this weekend (presumably from his underground lair) in order to share his take on…

WATCH: Martin Freeman Is Back to Selling Paper in “The Office: Middle Earth” on “SNL”

In anticipation of the final installment (God willing) of The Hobbit, Martin Freeman hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend, helpfully taking the occasion to contextualize…

H. Jon Benjamin and Eugene Mirman Want To Sell You Artfully-Curated Mystery Sacks

Comedians H. Jon Benjamin and Eugene Mirman are perhaps most well-known as the voices of Bob and Gene Belcher on the TV show Bob’s Burgers…

WATCH: Bette Midler Details Kickstarter Campaign to Send Her to The Moon

Despite selling over 30 million records, winning a small army of various awards and accolades, and literally being responsible for entire parks full of trees,…

Caffeinated Comedy: On the Couch with Eric Andre

The new ruler of late-night insanity takes a coffee break with us to talk about what to expect from season three of “The Eric Andre Show” on Adult Swim.

Tim and Eric Share Some Bedtime Stories

The “Awesome Show” duo talk about their new narrative-driven Adult Swim project, their recent tour with John C. Reilly, and a forthcoming book; plus an exclusive clip from an upcoming “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories” episode.

WATCH: Bill Hader Returns To “SNL,” Brings Stefon With Him

This weekend, Saturday Night Live broadcast its third episode of the season by bringing back beloved cast member Bill Hader to host. The SNL vet left…

Tim and Eric Go on Tour, Bring Dr. Steve Brule Along, Too

It’s been ten years, I repeat ten years, since Tim and Eric did a live show tour, so it’s about time they got around to…

WATCH: Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, and Lizzy Caplan Discuss Comedy’s Double-Standard For Men

Actress Lizzy Caplan (who plays sexologist Virginia Johnson on Showtime’s Masters of Sex) stopped by Comedy Bang! Bang! to discuss a controversial topic: Can men…


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