comedians

Celebrity

Choose Your Own Adventure: You're a Comedian Who Got Canceled

There's a formula to mounting a comeback as a disgraced comedian.
Drew Schwartz
6.26.19
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
2.26.19
comedy

I Fulfilled My Dream of Doing Stand-Up in My Underwear

Why telling jokes with no pants is your biggest fear and my favorite gig.
Lucy Gervais
1.14.19
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
comedy

Trans Comic Chanty Marostic's First Album Is Topping the iTunes Charts

The Just For Laughs headliner and SiriusXM top comic winner talks about becoming the first trans person to earn those titles.
Audrey Carleton
11.5.18
comedy

Jeremy Piven's Stand-Up Made Me Quit My Comedy Job

The former ‘Entourage’ star has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women, but my former employer had no problem giving him a stage to perform on.
Jordan Foisy
6.28.18
comedy

Comedians Tell Us the Most Epic Fails They've Seen at Open Mics

"Then she spread her legs and pulled her underwear to the side, showing everyone her vulva. To be honest, that was the best joke of the night."
Graham Isador
5.2.18
comedy

Extended cut: It's hard to be funny in the age of Trump. Just ask these comedians.

How long is this going to be funny?
Michael Kalenderian
Amanda Pisetzner
1.21.18
comedy

Joel Kim Booster's Tough Journey from Closeted Gay Kid to 'Model Minority'

The writer and comedian's quick rise to success only came when he learned to parse the thorniest questions—like what it means to be gay, Asian and raised by Evangelicals.
Elyssa Goodman
10.20.17
tv

How Moshe Kasher's New Talk Show Blends Shock Value with Civility

On 'Problematic,' the comedian attacks sensitive topics with jokes, probing questions, and a whole lot of humility.
Mike Pearl
4.18.17
comedy

John Early and Kate Berlant Are Your Next Comedy Obsession

The pair star in a new series on the search for fame, produced by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.
Amil Niazi
2.7.17
politics

Comedians Still Don't Know How to Make Trump Funny

Donald Trump's candidacy might have seemed like a joke, but on the eve of his inauguration, it remains hard to get people to laugh at him.
Allie Conti
1.18.17
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