comedy

tv

Eric Andre Isn’t as Confident as You Think He Is

We spoke to the comedian about the relationship between fear and comedy.
Noel Ransome
4.1.19
tv

Ricky Gervais Might Have Caught Up with the Times

Netflix's 'After Life' reveals self-awareness from the man who has courted mawkishness and mediocrity.
Alex Hess
3.5.19
Dating

I Asked Critics How to Fix My Friend's Sloppy Dating Profile

“When women see the word ‘sex’ on a dating profile, it's automatic alarm bells.”
Graham Isador
2.27.19
Essays

My Friend Was a Rising Comic. Then He Was Charged with Child Pornography

On betrayal, rage, and searching for answers.
Graham Isador
2.21.19
mental health

This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend

I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
Noel Ransome
2.12.19
RACISM

All the Unfunny Things You Hear as a Non-White Comedian in New Zealand

“Some people are just flat out racist.”
Cori Gonzalez-Macuer
2.11.19
Culture

Louis C.K. Hates Weed, on Top of Everything Else

Pete Davidson reinforced what we already knew—Louis C.K. sucks.
Kara Weisenstein
1.2.19
Our Blessed Year

The Worst Anti-Trump #Resistance Pop Culture of 2018

The president is bad, but these takedowns of him are somehow almost worse.
Justin Caffier
12.31.18
comedy

What's the Deal with the 'Seinfeld' Characters' Ages? An Investigation

It seems like it'd be easy to learn how old Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer were supposed to be. Turns out it's impossible.
Allie Conti
12.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Talked to the Heckler Who Told Louis C.K. to Take His Dick Out at the Comedy Cellar

"I am four feet away from him, and I yell: ‘Get your dick out!’ He looks at me and makes direct eye contact and says, ‘What?’ And I say: ‘Get your fucking dick out.’"
Drew Schwartz
12.6.18
comedy

Comedians Tell Us About Their Strangest Gigs

Sex clubs, retirement homes, nudist colonies—you name it and Canadian comics have tried performing there.
Audrey Carleton
12.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Protesters Showed Up to Louis C.K.'s Latest Set at the Comedy Cellar

They held up signs at the entrance to the venue and asked people to walk out.
Drew Schwartz
10.30.18
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