We talked to the one-woman show about five decades of performing, her oral history project Lower East Side Biographies and the need to offer young people a queer, punk-rock, alternative to the mainstream.
"Is having your vagina out gimmicky? My answer is yes. But you can make use of that gimmick."
We talked to the new wave of comedians and performance artists who are tackling issues like depression, anxiety, and the challenges that men face talking about those disorders in the public arena.
For as long as I can remember, the Daily Show host has been on television, being angry at something.
I Am Chris Farley, Spike TV's new documentary about the deceased comedian, brings back to life his flushed face, strangled shouts, and flailing bowl cut.
After 17 seasons, America's foremost comedy newsman is leaving the late-night landscape in a vastly different state than when he entered it.
The soon-to-be-departed Daily Show host performed a ten-minute set punctuated by personal anecdotes about working in a Mexican restaurant and being Jewish.
Baddiel's father was recently diagnosed with Pick's disease, an aggressive form of dementia. We spoke to the writer and stand-up about using this—as well as his mother's affair and sudden death— as material for his new show.
Some critics are claiming that the recent spate of ISIS-mockery in the West and Arab world may not only be insulting to those whose lives ISIS has upended, but may actually help the group.
Andre also gets into how insulting it is that his scooter is sometimes seen as a toy.
Four years ago, the Inside Amy Schumer star was someone Seth McFarlane could semi-convincingly say was unknown. Not any more.
Andre tells comedian Arthur Simeon about the time he got high at a party for the first time and magically transformed into The Chip Fairy.
"There's something about horror stories, where it's funny to hear these terrible, horrific fucking things happening. It's good, it's... got this cracking feeling to it, where it's safe, it's fiction."
If you don't have enough money, frequently feel cheated by the world, and drink too much, it could be the dark Channel 4 comedy for you.
Both are rooted in blaming the victim.
I have no filter and I know few boundaries. I am a Sex Person. Recognize.
The irreverent, possibly genius show features necrophilia, the Holocaust, 9/11, Kony 2012, kidnapping, pedophilia, suicide, mariticide, masturbation, infidelity committed with ghosts, and all things Debra.
In the premiere of his new Comedy Central show Why?, America's most laid-back comedian dips into try-hard sketch comedy.
In their fifth season, the duo deploy their brand of incisive, racially deft comedy with anger translators, trigger-happy cops, and a magical land called "Negrotown" where "you can wear your hoodie and not get shot."
In this new, original series we hang out with disability advocate and comedian Andre Arruda as he talks about the way people treat him, how he copes with assholes, and where he finds the humor in life's various obstacles.
The Appropriate Behavior director thinks being bisexual is like having a superpower, and she's using hers to make astute comedy about the difference between the sexes.
Stephen Colbert commandeered two nice Michigan ladies' public television show because his own studio space wasn't ready yet.
A dreadlocked Jew from Brooklyn walks into the Christian Comedy Association's annual conference to tell a few jokes...
You're never totally sure if you're laughing with or at Mr. Pregnant, and that's why he's totally brilliant.