As revealed during Oliver’s appearance on Scott Rogowsky’s live comedy talk show.
“The whole audience just left us.”
Don Rickles and Johnny Carson’s rapport was legendary.
Maria Bamford, Eugene Mirman, Aparna Nancherla, and others weigh in.
Tales from his childhood in South Africa.
From podcasts to web series to branded content.
A guide to New York comedy based on the TV shows you enjoy.
“That’s my actual favorite joke, but usually, when people ask me if I have a favorite one, I just say no. I don’t know why.”
“I didn’t really have all that much actual material, and so at a point, I would read from the box or the package of whatever food I had. I have no idea why.”
From fun-loving stand-up to serious-minded power player.
If there are two topics that Colin Quinn loves to discuss, they’re race and New York City, so his new one-man show might be the best use of his […]
Lots of people are funny; very few can be comedians. For anyone unsure about the transition from the first to the second, longtime Onion editor […]
What Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla, Kate Berlant, and Claudia O’Doherty learned from Jenny Slate and Kristen Schaal.
A comedy boom is in full swing right now, and doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Lucky for us, British comic Simon Amstell is becoming a mainstay of the US standup scene. He toured the States in 2012 with his show Numb, a […]
The last few years have proven that late night television can be an unpredictable, sometimes unforgiving genre, but Larry Wilmore doesn’t seem […]
2014 was a banner year for comedy of all stripes, including an incredible collection of standup specials and albums. While the year may have […]
Jim Gaffigan kicks off his new book, Food: A Love Story, by explaining his pedigree for writing about food. It’s fair to say that anyone who’s […]
Andy Zaltzman is best known in the States as half of the excellent satirical podcast The Bugle, which he co-hosts with long-time collaborator […]
Alex Edelman has had an excellent August. The American comic headed to the Edinburgh Fringe with his debut show, Millennial, and on Saturday, […]