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'We Didn't Want to Gender-Bash' – Remembering 90s Comedy 'Smack the Pony'

Twenty years on, we talk about the cult C4 sketch show and the changing face of comedy with its creator and one of its stars.
Annie Lord
2 days ago
Interviews

Simon Amstell's New Film Helped Him Understand His Twenties

We spoke to the writer-director of 'Benjamin' about fame, relationships and his famous presenting style.
Michael Segalov
3.11.19
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
Television

'She Spanked Me in Time to Fast Car' – People Told Us About Their Most 'Fleabag' Moments

The BBC dramedy is back, and brings with it one of television's most viscerally rich protagonists. We've all had a Fleabag moment, right?
VICE Staff
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
Interview

Nish Kumar Thinks You're Destroying Yourselves

The BBC comedian explains his anger, humour and politics during his long nationwide tour.
Michael Segalov
2.1.19
Culture

'High Maintenance' Creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld Told Us How to Stop Feeling Lonely

We got deep with the creators of the HBO stoner dramedy to see how they cope with loneliness. Hint: It's weed... sort of.
Beckett Mufson
1.29.19
comedy

The Strange, Sad Story of How a Bad 'Cuck' Joke Turned Lives Upside-Down

How a personal beef with the proto-blogger Maddox led to an album of 'cuck'-themed Christmas carols and a sprawling legal battle.
Justin Caffier
1.24.19
Film

'I Was Astounded By the Way He Gained Power' – 'Vice' Director Adam McKay On Dick Cheney

The writer/director is nominated for an Oscar for his Dick Cheney biopic 'VICE,' and laughing at all the evil in the world.
Michael Segalov
1.24.19
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
12.18.18
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