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Some Major Comedians Showed Up to Support Aziz Ansari's Comedy Cellar Set

He performed alongside Kevin Hart and Chris Rock at the same venue where Louis C.K. had his first show since admitting to sexual misconduct.
Drew Schwartz
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Dave Chappelle's Third Netflix Special Drops On New Year's Eve

Netflix announced the date with a video that drops Chappelle into an episode of 'Stranger Things'.
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I Tried to Interview Richard Lewis About 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and He Threatened to Hunt Me Down

"Were you in a sauna getting a blowjob while you were preparing for this interview?"
Daniel Dylan Wray
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Seinfeld Looks Back on Life Before Kramer in His Netflix Special Trailer

'Jerry Before Seinfeld' drops next month on the streaming service.
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Jerry Seinfeld Revisits All His Old Jokes in a New Netflix Special

The streaming service just dropped a few teasers for 'Jerry Before Seinfeld' ahead of its September premiere.
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Simon Amstell On His New Vegan Mockumentary, 'Carnage'

The comedian looks to a utopian year 2067 in Britain, where no one eats meat any more.
Hannah Ewens
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Old and Bold Episode One – Julie Kertesz: Stand-Up Comedian

In Old and Bold, presented by Aviva, we meet pensioners who are using their savings to do something completely unexpected. In the first episode, we meet stand-up comedian Julie Kertesz.
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Jena Friedman's New Stand-Up Comedy Special Is Feminist Critique and Dick Jokes

Friedman's first one-woman show, 'American Cunt,' brings her sharp brand of dark feminist humor to streaming service Seeso.
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How Stand-Up Comedy Puts My Bipolar Brain at Ease

Stand-up is basically an acceptable form of public self-harm. As someone who thinks a lot about self harm, it's one place I feel accepted.
Patrick Marlborough
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Photos from a Day in the Life of an Aspiring Stand-Up Comedian

We handed an aspiring New York comedian a disposable camera to document two open mics, one comedy show, and all the lols in between.
Julian Master

'Chappelle's Show' Co-Creator Neal Brennan Talks About His Off-Broadway Show, Mixing Comedy with Emotion, and Dave

We spoke to the comedian about his new play '3 Mics' and what it's been like working with everyone from Dave Chappelle to Nike.

What Life Is Like As an Amateur Comic On the Open-Mic Circuit

Not a lot of money and crippling self doubt: what's the draw of being a stand-up?
Sam Larner