jokes

comedy

America's First Comedy Museum Preserves a Time When We Knew How to Laugh

The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, the birthplace of Lucille Ball, opens its doors this Wednesday.
Alex Norcia
7.31.18
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
Donald Trump

Don't Take Trump Seriously or Literally

The president's latest "joke" is that Democrats are traitors to the country. What are we supposed to do with that?
Eve Peyser
2.6.18
comedy

Being an Iranian Stand-Up Comedian Is No Joke

Not everyone's laughing when Iranian comedians turn to topical humor.
Nadja Sayej
1.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Is Doing Stand-Up Again for Some Reason

The disgraced actor made a bizarre return to comedy Monday night in Philadelphia ahead of his April retrial.
Drew Schwartz
1.23.18
politics

Donald Trump Simply Loves to Joke

What a funny guy.
Eve Peyser
6.26.17
Views My Own

Joking About Killing the President Is Dumb

It's not about the law, but what makes you sound like an idiot.
Harry Cheadle
6.23.17
comedy

Male Plagiarism in Comedy Is No Joke

Comedy is a boy's club, and joke thieves prove it.
Celeste Yim
5.19.17
creative coding

Meet the Artist Using Ritual Magic to Trap Self-Driving Cars

Well, it's actually science, but for James Bridle science and magic aren't that distinct.
Beckett Mufson
3.18.17
Stuff

Cuban Humor Owes Everything to Fidel Castro

Most Americans don't realize this, but 'el Líder Máximo' was the inspiration for—and butt of—a lot of very excellent jokes.
Yoss
11.30.16
Interviews

Hari Kondabolu Is the Perfect Comedian for Trump’s America

We met up with the outspoken political comedian, whose current red-state tour is at the nexus of laughter, anxiety, and Trump jokes.
James Yeh
11.25.16
tech

I Tried to Venmo $12.66 for 'ISIS' and the Government Was Pissed

It turns out the Treasury Department doesn't appreciate my sense of humor.
Andy Verderosa
11.21.16