stand-up comedy


Kevin Hart's Netflix Special Is Going to Get Him Canceled... Again

In 'Kevin Hart: Irresponsible,' he jokes about his screwups and how hard it is to apologize, giving a world of context for his Oscars debacle.
Taylor Hosking

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Protesters Showed Up to Louis C.K.'s Latest Set at the Comedy Cellar

They held up signs at the entrance to the venue and asked people to walk out.
Drew Schwartz

Adam Sandler’s '100% Fresh' Proves That He Can Be Funny in Any Generation

On his new Netflix special, Sandler does something comedians his age struggle with: He caters to the short attention span of the internet age.
Dan Ozzi

The 11 Best Stand-Up Comedy Specials on Netflix Right Now

From vintage Richard Pryor to recent John Mulaney, these stand-up comedy specials are the perfect antidotes for troubling times.
Emerson Rosenthal
Early Works

Doing Stand-Up Stoned Was the Worst Decision Kyle Kinane Ever Made

The stand-up comedian talks about being a shitty caddy, hating video games, and the unexpected benefits of suburbia.
Kyle Kinane

Comedy About Depression Is Taking Center Stage

Chris Gethard talks to us about his refreshing new HBO special, and why it's OK to make light of darker stuff.
Tyler Watamanuk
Early Works

Getting Fired Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Jim Norton

Hot off the heels of his new Netflix special, the acerbic comedian talks about meeting his idols, losing jobs, and his approach to mental health.
Jim Norton

Does George Carlin's 'You Are All Diseased' Actually Suck?

Stand-up comedy often doesn't age well, but George Carlin's famous 1999 special might have.
Kath Barbadoro

Louie Anderson Gives One of TV's Best Performances in 'Baskets'

The veteran comedian opens up about his career, the comedy scene, and how he brings Christine Baskets to life.
Larry Fitzmaurice
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Making People Laugh for a Living Sucks

The horrible, depressing life of a traveling comedian.
Sam Tallent
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Netflix Is Bringing Us Three New Dave Chappelle Stand-Up Specials Next Year

Two of the specials will be previously unreleased material from his "personal comedy vault," and the third will be brand new.
VICE Staff