comedy

Television

'I Think You Should Leave' Is Like Weird Twitter as a TV Show

Tim Robinson's new Netflix sketch comedy has clear, hilarious ties to the humour of online.
Lauren O'Neill
5.10.19
Film

'Shazam!' Actor Zachary Levi on Finally Landing a Superhero Role

VICE had a chat with the actor about his DC movie, and the state of fandom in 2019.
Noel Ransome
4.9.19
Television

Saying Goodbye to 'Fleabag,' One of the TV Greats

After two seasons, the landmark British show ends tonight. Here, VICE writers reflect on its values and legacy.
VICE Staff
Anna Leszkiewicz
Annie Lord
4.8.19
tv

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

With 'The Eric Andre Show’ making its Canadian debut, we spoke to Eric about the relationship between fear and comedy.
Noel Ransome
4.2.19
Television

That 'Fleabag' Confessional Scene Was About Much More Than the Show Itself

A speech delivered during Monday night's episode seemed to address the more pervasive concerns of its audience.
Lauren O'Neill
3.26.19
comedy

'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
3.21.19
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
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