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Comedian Gastor Almonte Performs on 'VICE LIVE'

The Brooklyn native brought his unique stand-up ​to the show.
VICE Staff
2.27.19
comedy

Kevin Hart’s Defenders Said More Than They Realized

Those worried that a black comic was being treated unfairly raised key questions facing comedy, even if it was for the wrong example.
Taylor Hosking
12.10.18
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Major Comedians Showed Up to Support Aziz Ansari's Comedy Cellar Set

He performed alongside Kevin Hart and Chris Rock at the same venue where Louis C.K. had his first show since admitting to sexual misconduct.
Drew Schwartz
9.20.18
comedy

Eleven Netflix Specials by Comics Who Didn't Make Women Watch Them Jack Off

You actually don't have to watch comedy performed by sexual harassers.
Nicole Clark
8.28.18
punchline

This Twitter Bot Is Generating Jokes and It's Funnier Than You

Headlinertron is processing comedy specials to create its own jokes.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.22.18
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
LGBTQ

Next to Transitioning, Standup Comedy Is a Piece of Cake

Riley Silverman has spent the past fifteen years carving out a place in LA's comedy scene—and she did it while transitioning, to boot.
Sam Riedel
8.2.17
comedy

I Went to a Comedy Show at a Grief Retreat

Truly, it's cope camp, and it's both overwhelmingly positive and depressing.
Alex Norcia
5.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Chris Rock Is Going on His First Major Stand-Up Tour in Nine Years

"Haven't done it in a while. Been a little busy, you know, writing 'Pootie Tang 3' and everything. But hey, it's time."
Lauren Messman
12.6.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jena Friedman's New Stand-Up Comedy Special Is Feminist Critique and Dick Jokes

Friedman's first one-woman show, 'American Cunt,' brings her sharp brand of dark feminist humor to streaming service Seeso.
VICE Staff
10.20.16
Vice Blog

​Comedians Tell Us About Their Worst Hecklers

Sometimes the show happens off-stage.
Tom Cowell
7.19.16
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