Dave Chappelle’s new special, taped and released in the middle of a pandemic, solidifies his status as the premier comedian of our time.
Gadsby’s work is a testament to how eagerly the arbiters of our culture will devour and elevate work that convincingly purports to be progressive.
Through an uncanny ability to see her flaws clearly, 26-year-old Tomlinson provides subtle social commentary on her generation by mocking herself most and making the rest of us laugh while doing it.
It’s a great special; old-school vulgar, consistently funny, and flush with the pathos that elevates good stand-up to great. But I’m worried that, largely because of Burr, no one is going to talk about it.
Ansari, no longer sourcing from the life experiences of a single 20-something who likes food and soft sheets, evoked mid-life concerns relatable to so many.
Here’s why it’s possible that Anthony Jeselnik’s latest special engages in some subtle trolling of his ex-girlfriend Amy Schumer.
Anthony Jeselnik’s new 15-minute joke about abortion is something of a statement on both his deadpan act and the issue itself.
Schumer wants to be a woke comedian, to deliver punchlines with purpose, but her persona was built on questionable morals. She’s having an identity crisis.
It’s just so heartwarming that groundbreakers like George Carlin and Lenny Bruce were arrested for words so today’s soft comedians could talk about comedy being problematic in prison-like safe spaces.
The most important answer to Hannah Gadsby’s groundbreaking ‘Nanette’ came quietly from Ellen DeGeneres in ‘Relatable,’ the comedian’s new stand-up special.
Louis C.K. will always be the guy who masturbated in front of a bunch of women. That shouldn’t mean he doesn’t get to be a comedian anymore.
Adam Sandler’s effortless, everyman comedy shines in his new stand-up special.
This visit to The Comedy Store was different, not because the comedians changed to fit the times, but because they were resisting them.
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?
Norm Macdonald set out to write a memoir and ended up with something else entirely. That result is ab-convulsing proof that the underappreciated Macdonald stands heads and shoulders above his comedic peers.
Always be comic in a tragedy.
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