"It feels like punching down and in comedy you're supposed to punch up. And then you're like 'Oh wait, duh, but he's the prime minister!' but by that time he's taken away your reproductive rights. What a goof!"
An excerpt from longtime VICE contributor and Broadly editor-at-large Monica Heisey's new book, I Can't Believe It's Not Better.
The new, pheromone-driven incarnation of the Muppets straddles a milquetoast line between the all-ages whimsy of its forebear and the all-out filthiness of Meet the Feebles.
Welcome to a strange world where cocktails are $30 and people call the Meatpacking District "MePa."
The Daily Show ushered in the post-Jon Stewart era last night with Trevor Noah, papal penis jokes, and who will get to go to Mars.
The new documentary Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead takes an inside look at rise and fall of the famously irreverent humor mag.
The fourth season of The Mindy Project embodies a new kind of rom-com where a self-described 'chubby' Indian-American woman can be a successful doctor, get guys, and become a single mom—just like any other woman on TV.
It's easy to write off pop cultural racism as "just a joke." But if we ignore small microaggressions, then we ignore how they create a larger picture of anti-black racism in society today.
The new host of The Late Show introduced himself to America last night to high ratings, but his inaugural episode as David Letterman's replacement was a mixed bag.
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.