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.
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?
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.
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