Judd Apatow, world-renowned writer and director, says most people on Earth are trying to avoid at all costs what it feels like to be a stand-up comedian. Apatow gives his Brief but Spectacular take on comedy and his mentor, Garry…
Tig Notaro has found a way to make life’s trials and uncomfortable moments funny. After surviving a potentially deadly infection, breast cancer and her mother’s death, Notaro is now healthy and enjoying a prolific television and comedy career. The comedian…
By Jeffrey Brown
Two female comedians told the paper he invited them up to his hotel room to celebrate after a comedy festival in 2002 and then proceeded to masturbate in front of them.
By Elizabeth Flock
Several of the comedians honoring Letterman took shots at President Donald Trump and the general state of the country. More than one comedian quipped that the Kennedy Center's funding was about to be cut off mid-show.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
The comedy tells the story of the three friends who struggle to stay rooted in their historically black and Latino community as it faces changing racial and class dynamics.
By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press
President Donald Trump lashed out Saturday against late night television show hosts who have been sharply critical of his administration and Republicans.
Through song and satire, AzN PoP! skewers the Asian-American experience and takes sharp digs at stereotypes and whitewashing -- though disarmingly.
By Elizabeth Flock
“Comedy is like expensive cheese,” comedian W. Kamau Bell once said. “Well, it’s like cheese, in general. Everybody likes what they like, and everything they don’t like, they think is the worst.” That may be the case, but still…
By Christopher Booker, Melanie Saltzman
Monica Piper has worked in nearly every corner of comedy, including stand-up and television. Now, she’s lent her comedic pen to “Not That Jewish,” a one-woman Off-Broadway show, starring Piper as herself. It chronicles the origins of her life in…
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