At a recent comedy festival in New York City, the big joke was Islam -- that is, being a muslim in America. Organizers say the three-night "Muslim Funny Fest," highlighting stand-up by Muslim comics, was the first of its kind.
By Corinne Segal
Joke about a juice cleanse on Twitter, and you just might begin a national conversation on copyright laws.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
A presidential election just getting into gear provided President Barack Obama plenty of new material to work with on the night he describes as Washington celebrating itself.
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 Colleen Shalby and Justin Scuiletti
During SNL 40th anniversary special on Sunday, Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon highlighted many of those witty one-liners and favorite characters during a musical cold open. We rounded them up.
As Daily Show fans get ready to say goodbye, take a look at 8 quintessential Jon Stewart clips.
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 Anne Azzi Davenport
Norman Lear, the man behind "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons," talks about writing comedy and his favorite show right now in this online exclusive.
By PBS NewsHour
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