By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
There’s a rising voice in late-night comedy: Ziwe Fumudoh. The comedian, who goes by her first name, debuted her no-holds-barred take on race and social issues in America on television on Sunday in a new self-titled sketch show. Amna Nawaz…
By Amna Nawaz, Maea Lenei Buhre, Lynsey Jeffery, Joshua Barajas
One of the country’s most important and wide-ranging arts figures, Miller had a decades-long career that encompassed theater, television and opera.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Comedian Ashley Blaker is an Orthodox Jew. Despite our politically correct modern society, he’s accustomed to strangers judging him by his appearance, making assumptions about his views on Israel and the size of his family. Blaker offers his humble opinion…
Hasan Minhaj, a former correspondent for “The Daily Show,” grew up in California as the son of immigrants, experiencing childhood as a "brown kid in America." With his new show "Patriot Act" premiering this week on Netflix, Minhaj shares his…
By Steve Goldbloom
By Alison Moore
The Honorary Comedic Advisor to the Pope was announced on Monday... and he’s a rabbi.
By Andreas Hale, OZY
Noah landed a gig as a senior international correspondent on 'The Daily Show' back in December, and in a few short months he has already become next in line for the anchor's desk.
By PBS NewsHour
Known for his work in Monty Python, on “Fawlty Towers” and in various movies, comedian and writer John Cleese was originally on a path to becoming a lawyer before finding himself “accidentally” in a comedy troupe. Jeffrey Brown talks with…
By Larisa Epatko
Comedian and actor Robin Williams was found dead Monday morning at his Northern California home from an apparent suicide, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office. He was 63.
Pioneering comic Jonathan Winters brought his own brand of wild, improvisational stand-up to television in the 1950s, and continued to perform for nearly five decades. Winters died Thursday at the age of 87. Jeffrey Brown remembers the comedian with a…
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