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Standup

  1. trailer mix
    Check Out the Trailer for Netflix’s Stand-up Series The DegeneratesFeaturing Liza Treyger, Yamaneika Saunders, and more.
  2. #metoo
    Comedy Cellar Owner on Louis C.K.: ‘He’s Not Banned by Any Means’“That’s why we have the ‘swim at your own risk’ policy.”
  3. trailer mix
    Adam Sandler Performs in the Subway and on the Stage in the 100% Fresh TrailerSandler’s Netflix special debuts next week.
  4. stand-up
    Ted Alexandro Wants His Viral Louis C.K. Stand-up Set to Speak for Itself“Trust is earned. If you’re talking into a microphone in front of hundreds or thousands of people, it’s because your point of view is trusted.”
  5. new yorker festival
    Bo Burnham Wants to ‘Tear Down’ Those ‘Masculine Bullsh*t’ Comedy Clubs“They’re from the goddamn ‘80s.”
  6. stand-up
    Jimmy Kimmel Says ‘the Audience Decides’ on Comedy Comebacks Like Louis C.K.“I think people tend to focus on the one or two people who walk out of a situation like that.”
  7. #metoo
    Louis C.K. Performed at the Comedy Cellar (Again) Last NightIt’s been about a month since he last showed up at the NYC venue.
  8. jokes
    Comedians Reveal the Hardest Joke to Write for Their Comedy Central SpecialsLangston Kerman, Emmy Blotnick, and more talk about their new half-hour specials.
  9. #metoo
    A Comedian Walks Into the Comedy Cellar, Can’t Not Talk About Louis C.K.“It’s not fair that men should lose everything in a flash! And by ‘everything’ I mean hardly anything, and by ‘in a flash’ I mean a decade later.”
  10. deals
    Bill Burr and Al Madrigal Sign Production Deal With Comedy CentralIncluding a stand-up series hosted by Burr and three hour-long specials.
  11. trailer mix
    Adam Sandler Returns to Netflix Next Month With 100% Fresh Comedy SpecialThe special was filmed in Austin earlier this year.
  12. stand-up
    Comedy Central’s Next Batch of Half-Hour Stand-up Specials Premieres Next WeekTwo specials will air every Friday starting September 28.
  13. the great bits
    Why Roy Wood Jr.’s ‘Black Patriotism’ Bit Is Olympic-Level Stand-up“Every time the comedy beach ball starts to lose altitude, Wood smacks it back into the sky.”
  14. first person
    What I’ve Learned Performing Comedy at Over 50 College Campuses“When I started touring universities, my first impression was not Wow, these softies can’t take a joke! It was Oh dear God, they are so young!
  15. netflix
    Netflix Execs Won’t Answer Question About a Possible Louis C.K. ReturnSometimes the worst answer is a non-answer.
  16. stand-up
    Comedians Share the Jokes They Most Regret“We all make mistakes, and sometimes I did things I shouldn’t have done. And sometimes you have to call yourself out on it.”
  17. stand-up
    Wanda Sykes Gets a Netflix Special Months After Calling Them Out Over PayIt will be Sykes’s fifth stand-up special.
  18. post comedy
    How the Nontraditional Stand-up Special Took Over ComedyThese comedians are changing our expectations of what a stand-up special can be.
  19. stand-up
    Ellen DeGeneres’s Netflix Special Relatable Premieres in DecemberIt’s her first stand-up special in 15 years.
  20. louis ck
    Louis C.K.’s Actual Return to Stand-Up Was in a Long Island SuburbHe’s spotted pulling out a notepad.
  21. #metoo
    Louis C.K. Returns to Stand-up for First Time Since Sexual-Misconduct AdmissionAccording to the New York Times, the crowd at the Comedy Cellar gave the comedian “an ovation even before he began.”
  22. stand-up
    What Aziz Ansari Covered in One of His First Shows Post-#MeToo AllegationsTo address the elephant in the room: Ansari didn’t.
  23. q&a
    Why Drew Michael Dropped the Audience for His HBO Special“There’s always something hypocritical to me about claiming to do this ‘brutally honest’ art form where you are entirely in control of every moment.”
  24. tv review
    Drew Michael’s HBO Special Will Make You Think About How Comedy WorksIt may not make you laugh, though.
  25. stand-up
    Tiffany Haddish to Make Her Netflix Stand-up Special Debut Next YearHer last special premiered on Showtime last year.
  26. trailers
    Check Out the Trailer for Netflix’s Second Batch of 15-Minute Stand-up SpecialsFeaturing Matteo Lane, Janelle James, Emma Willmann, and more.
  27. singles
    Looking Back on the Weird Fad of Stand-up Comedian SinglesFeaturing Rodney Dangerfield, Howie Mandel, Chris Rock, and more.
  28. jokes
    The 5 Best Jokes From Demetri Martin’s New Special The OverthinkerYou’ll never look at doughnuts the same way again.
  29. good one podcast
    How Aparna Nancherla’s Career Changed With This One TweetOn the season finale of Good One, Aparna Nancherla talks about being a comedian with depression, not a depression comedian.
  30. just for laughs
    Darren Knight’s Performance at Just for Laughs Is a Cautionary TaleA comedian breaks down the most overlooked part of the whole “Southern Momma” fiasco at Just for Laughs.
  31. the stars
    Analyzing Jerry Seinfeld, Tiffany Haddish, and More by Astrological SignAstrology might not be real, but Jerry Seinfeld is such a Taurus.
  32. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Comedy Central Roast Sets EverInsulting work from Jeff Ross, Greg Giraldo, Amy Schumer, and more.
  33. Demetri Martin Is an Overthinker in This Promo for His Netflix SpecialMartin has some very interesting promo pitches.
  34. last night on late night
    Hannah Gadsby on Nanette’s Surprise Success: ‘It’s a Bit Much, Isn’t It?’“I really thought it would divide audiences, and it just hasn’t.”
  35. stand-up
    Drew Michael’s HBO Special, Directed by Jerrod Carmichael, Premieres Next MonthThis definitely doesn’t look like your typical stand-up special.
  36. from the archives
    Looking Back at Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian (Without the Cars and Coffee)Revisiting the 2002 documentary featuring Seinfeld and Orny Adams.
  37. Comedy Central Reveals Lineup for New Seasons of Roast Battle and The Next LevelRoast Battle returns July 31, and The Next Level returns August 3.
  38. good one podcast
    How a Stand-up Put Together Her Late-Night DebutOn this week’s Good One podcast, Naomi Ekperigin discusses everything you’d want to know about how a comedian builds a late-night set.
  39. Netflix to Feature 47 Comedians in an International Stand-up Series Next YearNetflix will release all 47 half-hour specials at once.
  40. eulogies
    Doug Stanhope Remembers Sean Rouse, the ‘Best Comedian You’ve Never Heard Of’“Nobody saw any of it coming.”
  41. conversations
    What Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette Means to ComediansTwo stand-ups discuss why Hannah Gadsby’s Netflix special is so important.
  42. guides
    A Guide to Hannah Gadsby’s Pre-Nanette WorkHere’s a guide to the comedian everyone in the U.S. is finally talking about.
  43. trailer mix
    Check Out the Trailer for Netflix’s First Batch of 15-Minute Stand-up SpecialsFeaturing Michelle Buteau, Phil Wang, Ian Karmel, and more.
  44. money
    Comedians Reveal What the L.A. Stand-up Scene Actually Pays“The idea that you can just move here and start making five figures doing stand-up comedy is the best joke I’ve heard all year.”
  45. stand-up
    Hannah Gadsby Decided to Quit Comedy, and Then Her Career Blew Up“I feel like I suddenly connected to the world, and I didn’t understand just how disconnected and isolated I was.”
  46. good one podcast
    How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife DyingOn this week’s Good One, Patton Oswalt describes the emotionally taxing process of writing comedy about his wife’s unexpected death.
  47. Ellen DeGeneres Announces Her First Stand-up Tour in 15 YearsEllen is prepping for her Netflix stand-up special debut.
  48. Mitch Hedberg’s Widow Lynn Shawcroft Teases Never-Before-Seen Material“I kept everything, and everything is a lot.”
  49. exclusive
    You Need to Watch this Brilliant Stand-up Special About Sexual AssaultWith urgency and purpose, Cameron Esposito self-released a remarkable hour of comedy about sexual assault.
  50. 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.”
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