stand-up comedy

9.17.19

Sarah Silverman, Who Did Blackface, Doesn’t Think You Should ‘Cancel’ People

"It’s almost like there’s a mutated McCarthy era, where any comic better watch anything they say."

8.26.19

You Can Definitely Skip Dave Chappelle's New Netflix Special 'Sticks & Stones'

The comedian doubles down on misogyny and transphobia in both the special and the hidden bonus scene that follows.

7.29.19

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.

6.26.19

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

There's a formula to mounting a comeback as a disgraced comedian.

4.4.19

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.

1.14.19

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.

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10.30.18

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.

10.29.18

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.

9.5.18

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

5.24.18

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.

5.3.18

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.

10.4.17

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.

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