stand-up comedy

mind

How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job

As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.
Josh Gondelman
7.29.19
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
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
4.4.19
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
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
10.30.18
entertainment

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
10.29.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This white comedian says race and sexual orientation have no place in comedy

Comedian Darren Knight bombed at the largest comedy festival in the world — but he's making millions in the South
VICE News
9.5.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why comedians say college audiences can't take a joke

Veteran comics say millennials can't take a joke — but some comics can't even get in front of them to make one.
Michael Moynihan
Jonah Kaplan
Lindsay Van Dyke
Isabel Evans
5.24.18
NETFLIX

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
5.3.18
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
10.4.17
comedy

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
5.4.17
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
4.12.17
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