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The Opposition’s Cancellation Is Great News for Jordan Klepper

With his upcoming show, Klepper can go back to doing what he does best.
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How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife Dying

On this week’s Good One, Patton Oswalt describes the emotionally taxing process of writing comedy about his wife’s unexpected death.
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This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Megan Amram Promotes An Emmy for Megan

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  1. Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch on Mocking the Tech Elite The star of HBO’s satirical comedy reveals what real-life tech moguls always say about the show.
  2. late night
    Showtime Orders Its First-Ever Late-Night Show, Hosted by Desus and Mero Desus and Mero are moving from Viceland to Showtime.
  3. The Opposition’s Cancellation Is Great News for Jordan Klepper With his upcoming show, Klepper can go back to doing what he does best.
  4. good one podcast
    How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife Dying On this week’s Good One, Patton Oswalt describes the emotionally taxing process of writing comedy about his wife’s unexpected death.
  5. #metoo
    Chris Hardwick Denies Chloe Dykstra’s Abuse Allegations: ‘I Was Blindsided’ “Our three year relationship was not perfect.”
  6. follow friday
    Eva Victor Isn’t Scary, So Don’t Be Scared of Her, Okay? Talkin’ tweets with the comedian and Reductress writer.
  7. Nerdist Removes Chris Hardwick’s Name From Website Following Abuse Claims The About page looks very different.
  8. shots fired
    The Onion Declares War on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Now this is the good stuff.
  9. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Megan Amram Promotes An Emmy for Megan You look like you could use a good comedy podcast.
  10. this week in late night
    This Week in Late Night: Trump Is Not The Bachelorette When Trump is compared to The Bachelorette, aren’t we kind of making a gay joke?
  11. Comedy Central Cancels The Opposition, But Orders New Jordan Klepper Show He’s losing one Comedy Central show and gaining another.
  12. Stephen Colbert Schools Jeff Sessions on the Bible: ‘Don’t Bring God Into This’ Don’t throw Bible quotes out there unless you’re ready for Colbert to throw them back at you.
  13. Amy Poehler Has No Time for This Don’t you read the news?
  14. Ellen DeGeneres Announces Her First Stand-up Tour in 15 Years Ellen is prepping for her Netflix stand-up special debut.
  15. Mitch Hedberg’s Widow Lynn Shawcroft Teases Never-Before-Seen Material “I kept everything, and everything is a lot.”
  16. Between Two Ferns Makes Its Glorious Return With Jerry Seinfeld and Cardi B Also Wayne Knight!
  17. Tag Is an Amusing, Perhaps Unintentionally Depressing Midlife Crisis Comedy It’s hard not to pity how much the titular game has sapped the meaning from these people’s lives.
  18. last night on late night
    Please Enjoy This Extra Giggly Rendition of ‘Jokes Seth Can’t Tell’ Seth just never learns.
  19. Why American Vandal Season Two Will Be ‘Completely Different’ A conversation with co-creators Tony Yacenda and Dan Lagana and showrunner Dan Perrault.
  20. Maria Bamford, Scott Adsit, and More to Appear on Stan Against Evil Season 3 Maria Bamford’s guest role: “Nurse Pickles.”
  21. Bill Hader on How He Cast Henry Winkler in Barry The former SNL star reveals how a TV icon landed a role in his (very dark) HBO comedy.
  22. Want to Try Pete Holmes’s You Made It Weird Podcast? Start Here “Listening to You Made It Weird is kind of like listening to an interview podcast hosted by a dog, and I mean that in the absolute nicest, best way.”
  23. Scott Rogowsky Makes a Jewel Juul, Loses His Mind at the 2018 Governors Ball “I am a gooooooooood!!!!!”
  24. Nick Kroll Wrote His Own Puberty Nightmares Into Big Mouth The Big Mouth writing team spared none of their own agonizing preteen drama for Netflix’s raunchily sweet animated series
  25. Pamela Adlon Says Making Better Things Is Better Than Therapy The creator and star of the FX comedy explains how she’s able to set aside vanity when she’s directing herself.
  26. pilots
    Comedy Central Orders Reductress Hour Late-night Pilot Hosted by Abby Elliott Ready for an Abby Elliott/Reductress late-night talk show?
  27. Kevin Nealon Cuts His Conan Interview Short for a Very Important Meeting “I am embarrassed for you and I’m ashamed for you.”
  28. this week in web videos
    Thirty Pain: We Feel It If you haven’t turned 30 yet, here’s an honest look at what you can expect.
  29. the break with michelle wolf
    Michelle Wolf Knows Why the Times’ Op-ed Page Is So Kooky “Write a slavery-denial take, come on get on the ball!”
  30. Harris Wittels’s @humblebrag Twitter Account Has Been Hacked He started the account anonymously in 2010.
  31. Michelle Wolf Couldn’t Escape D.C. Fast Enough After the Correspondents’ Dinner, a merciful break from politics for the host of Netflix’s The Break With Michelle Wolf.
  32. Why Brad Pitt Played a Weatherman on The Jim Jefferies Show Comedian Jim Jefferies reveals how he scored Brad Pitt to do weather reports on his Comedy Central talk show.
  33. The Women of GLOW Deal With Newfound Fame in the Season-Two Trailer The show returns to Netflix on June 29.
  34. roseanne revival
    Whitney Cummings Defends Roseanne’s Black-ish, Fresh Off the Boat Joke “I found a lot of times my job was just to go, ‘If you feel that that’s what this person would say behind closed doors, then let’s go with it.’”
  35. TBS Cancels People of Earth After Two Seasons Despite Initially Renewing It The sci-fi comedy won’t return for a third season after all.
  36. good one podcast
    How a Daily Show With Trevor Noah Episode Changed After Roseanne Got Canceled On this week’s Good One: How The Daily Show With Trevor Noah adjusted when Roseanne got canceled midday.
  37. exclusive
    You Need to Watch this Brilliant Stand-up Special About Sexual Assault With urgency and purpose, Cameron Esposito self-released a remarkable hour of comedy about sexual assault.
  38. last night on late night
    This Joke Caused Stephen Colbert to Laugh So Much, He Left the Late Show Stage He took a lap.
  39. follow friday
    Charlie Bardey on Stocks and Syntax Jokes “The amazing thing about having your greatest heroes follow you on Twitter is that you inevitably will disappoint them, which I love.”
  40. underrated
    Neal Brennan on the Genius of Katt Williams’s Great America Opener “It’s like comedic malpractice. It shouldn’t work. But yet at the end of that 12-minute opener, I feel good. I’m in the palm of his hand.”
  41. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: The Good Place Gets Its Own Podcast Rounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  42. this week in late night
    In Defense of Late-Night Stunts Just because something can be done badly doesn’t mean the thing isn’t worth attempting.
  43. hacking
    Nathan Fielder Demonstrates How Someone, Not Him, Could Hack Emmys Voting System  “What I uncovered is shocking to say the least, and really shocking to say the most.”
  44. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Premieres on HBO Next Month “You’re only given a little spark of madness and if you lose that, you’re nothing.”
  45. renewals
    FX Renews Atlanta for Season 3 More Earn! More Paper Boi!
  46. Kate McKinnon, Dave Chappelle and More to Appear on Comedians in Cars Next Month Here are the 12 comedians who get to ride around in fancy cars with Seinfeld next month.
  47. Colbert Tries to Guess Who’s Up Next on Trump’s New Reality TV Show The Pardoner Excellent news for potential pardonees, provided they have a Kim K in their corner.
  48. controversies
    Samantha Bee Apologizes Again for Ivanka Trump Controversy: ‘I Regret It’ “I should have known that a potty-mouth insult would be inherently more interesting to them than juvenile immigration policy.”
  49. this week in web videos
    My Show: So Good I Can’t Tell If It’s Bad My Show is less a rickety homage to the talk-show form than an outright mockery of it.
  50. improv
    UCB’s Del Close Marathon Moving From NY to LA After 20 years in New York City, the Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy weekend is heading West.
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