This visit to The Comedy Store was different, not because the comedians changed to fit the times, but because they were resisting them.
Using his signature character voices, he takes his audience through the trials and tribulations of a severe medical crisis.
Seinfeld has created a wonderful escape from the political insanity of our day in his show ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee,’ and he should keep it that way.
Clearly, the times have become serious. We no longer live in an age of comedy. We live in an age of essays about why the age of comedy has ended.
Who needs laughter when you can use your broadcast time to lazily slam the president or talk about a rape and be hailed as a hero?
If Rosanne Barr can’t make an ugly slur about Valerie Jarrett, then Samantha Bee shouldn’t get away with making an equally hateful comment about Ivanka Trump.
Mulaney is one of the best joke writers currently working, and the most natural storyteller in the business.
Washington Post writer Elahe Izadi discusses the new landscape of Late Night television, stand-up comedy, and Netflix specials on the Federalist Radio Hour.
These bookers tell comedians a particular joke or set is not okay for their students, whom they assume to be extremely sensitive to the harmful nature of…jokes.
The self-presentation of this 35-year-old, nice, honest, and successful as he is, suggests there’s no future ahead — certainly not in playing parents to a pet.
We might get rid of Adam Sandler, but we will need his understanding of providence again, or else our entertainment will turn to despair.
The millionaire lifestyle and its problems have caught up to Chris Rock, and it’s hard to find what he might have in common with people who play tamborine to his lead vocals.
If it is to exist, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner should be an event that is one of rare comity (and real comedy) between the press and the politicians they cover.
The comedian is back, with a Netflix special that offers belly laughs and controversial insights. If only we had less Samantha Bee and more of this.
‘This is as funny as an autopsy. . . As graphic and as funny as I would imagine a public beheading to be.’
I find it strange that Garrison Keillor feels the need to move on. After all, liberal protestants don’t really see the Trump-voting, booger-eating Bible thumpers as their spiritual kin.
While George Carlin became famous for addressing the censorship of words, he deserves our recognition for assailing the more insidious suppression of ideas.
Jon Stewart attacked a show featuring political debate and strengthened the world where cultural elites mock those with whom they disagree. Take a bow.
Andy Richter might be a comedian, with a career built around humor and making other people laugh on shows with Conan O’Brien, but abortion is no laughing matter.
‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo’ reveals a great deal about Amy Schumer as a person, and not necessarily in the way she intends.
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