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Anthony Jeselnik’s ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

Anthony Jeselnik is so much more than "unapologetically offensive." He is sympathetically offensive. Few comedians understand the power and importance of playing the villain, and many members of the general public fail to understand its purpose [...]

By Philip Stamato

Anthony Jeselnik Says ‘The Jeselnik Offensive’ Has Been Canceled

At a performance at the New York Comedy Festival over the weekend, Anthony Jeselnik told the crowd that The Jeselnik Offensive has been canceled by Comedy Central. According to The Laugh Button, the comic said the show had already been canceled [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Anthony Jeselnik Roasted Pete Holmes Last Night

Anthony Jeselnik stopped by The Pete Holmes Show last night to make fun of Pete, but they ended up talking about Anthony's very prepared, though somewhat crazy, fans. But of course, he still made fun of Pete a lot, too.

By Elise Czajkowski

What It’s Like to Write For a Late Night Talk Show

Comedy is an industry. For every performer on stage, there are hundreds of people working behind-the-scenes. These creative and business jobs, which exist in all disciplines and levels of comedy, collectively make up the comedy scene. In this [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Anthony Jeselnik Hates ‘Black Hole Sun’

"I don’t think that anyone likes 'Black Hole Sun.' I’ve never heard of anyone who likes it. I don’t understand why it gets played so much ... If you just heard the instrumental version, you’d want to kill yourself. And when you hear the words, [...]

By Bradford Evans

Here’s Anthony Jeselnik on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’

Comedian Anthony Jeselnik is the last person you'd expect to see on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, considering how the former puts so much effort into being edgy and the latter into being tame and inoffensive. Nonetheless, Jeselnik did the [...]

By Bradford Evans