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  1. Making the Audience See Through Your Eyes with Matt BraungerAt 40, Matt Braunger has found the comedic balance of youth and wisdom. In his newest hour special, Big Dumb Animal, he jokes about trying to […]
  2. Follow Friday: John Early (@bejohnce)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  3. Becoming ‘Jonah from Tonga’ with Chris LilleyChris Lilley is back. His newest show, Jonah from Tonga, premieres on HBO tomorrow night. The six-episode series follows Summer Heights High’s […]
  4. Follow Friday: @AnnaDrezenA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  5. Follow Friday: Steven Rosenthal (@Rosenthaltweets) A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh […]
  6. Harnessing Absurdity to Help Others with Kurt BraunohlerYou can catch Kurt Braunohler’s new episode of The Half Hour this Friday, July 25, but he’s been focused on a lot more than just standup […]
  7. This Week in Comedy: Weird Al’s Still Got It In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Broadway great and 30 Rock scene stealer Elaine Stritch […]
  8. Follow Friday: Kate Hendricks (@KateTheWasp)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  9. Joe Wengert on His ‘Half Hour’ Special and Writing for Three Very […]With a half hour special under his belt, Joe Wengert’s standup career is taking off, so it’s not hard to believe that he’s also an accomplished […]
  10. Paul Scheer on ‘The Hotwives of Orlando’ and All the Other Stuff He’s […]Paul Scheer is crazy busy. Now that the full first season of his most recent show, The Hotwives of Orlando, is available on Hulu, Scheer is […]
  11. Follow Friday: @EmmyBlotnickA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  12. Harris Wittels and Armen Weitzman on Making Their Short Film Directorial […]A group friends going on a mushroom trip sounds like it would make for an uproarious comedy, but Harris Wittels and Armen Weitzman’s new short […]
  13. Follow Friday: @MattMcElaneyA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  14. Jason Nash on Why He Loves Making No-Budget MoviesThe new film Jason Nash is Married marks two big firsts: it’s comedian Jason Nash’s first movie and also the first feature released by […]
  15. This Week in Comedy: ‘Louie’ and ‘Playing House’ Wrap Up Their SeasonsIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Playing House and Louie both aired their season finales. We […]
  16. Follow Friday: @WhitmerThomasA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  17. Jared Logan on Playing a Big Weirdo on His Web Series and Doing Standup in […]New York-based standup Jared Logan is keeping awfully busy these days. He recently recorded his debut album in Nashville, released his new web […]
  18. Follow Friday: @Ashley_BarnhillA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  19. Sean Patton on the Country’s Thriving Local Comedy LandscapeSean Patton is at a point in his career that every rising comic eventually reaches: expanding his act for his first one-hour special. This […]
  20. Inside ‘The Onion’s New Click-Bait Parody, ClickHole.comClickHole.com, The Onion’s new standalone site, debuts today. It’s an exciting project months in the making, managed by ClickHole […]
  21. Adam Newman on His Beginnings in Comedy and His New Comedy Central ‘Half […]Adam Newman wants you to know that his new Comedy Central half-hour special, which airs Friday, contains what he hopes is the longest diarrhea […]
  22. Follow Friday: @eliyudinA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  23. The 11 Best Sketches from ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Season 2 In honor of Inside Amy Schumer’s season finale tonight, we’ve compiled the best sketches from the show’s excellent second season. Comedy […]
  24. Chris Distefano on the Insane Workload of a Comedian and His Comedy […] Every year, Comedy Central hands out half-hour specials to up and coming standups as part of its series The Half Hour. NYC-based comedian […]
  25. Follow Friday: @MarissaARossA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  26. What’s On TV This Week: Season Finale for ‘Silicon Valley,’ Premiere of […]While the broadcast networks’ season finales are behind us, HBO’s sitcoms Silicon Valley and Veep will return after a hiatus this weekend. […]
  27. Follow Friday: @BenjaminJS (Ben Siemon)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  28. Follow Friday: @SabrinaJaleesA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  29. The Collected Wisdom of Stephen ColbertAfter a career in comedy that’s lasted for more than two decades, Stephen Colbert was named David Letterman’s replacement as host of CBS’s […]
  30. Follow Friday: @Dave_HorwitzA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  31. Follow Friday: @AlisonLeibyA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  32. Follow Friday: @savittj (Jon Savitt)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  33. Follow Friday: @HamptonYountA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  34. This Week in Comedy: Stephen Colbert to Replace David LettermanIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -CBS quickly announced that Stephen Colbert is taking over for […]
  35. Follow Friday: @JenaFriedmanA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  36. Talking to W. Kamau Bell About Standup, ‘Totally Biased’, and Diversity in […]Long established on the San Francisco comedy scene, W. Kamau Bell was relatively unknown nationally when he began hosting Totally Biased With […]
  37. Follow Friday: @HasanMinhajA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  38. Follow Friday: @RachelDoesStuff (Rachel Bloom)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  39. This Week in Comedy: IFC Made a Lot of Exciting DecisionsIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -IFC renewed The Birthday Boys and Comedy Bang! Bang! for […]
  40. Follow Friday: @KarlHessA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  41. Follow Friday: @JoelleBoucaiA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  42. Follow Friday: @SadMonsters (Frank Lesser)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  43. The Collected Wisdom of Bill Murray Arguably one of the most beloved living comedians, Bill Murray is four decades deep into a prolific career in the comedy industry. In the […]
  44. Follow Friday: @nanglish (Christine Nangle)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  45. Follow Friday: @SolomonGeorgioA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  46. Follow Friday: @alliperson (Alli Reed)A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  47. Follow Friday: @MilesKahnA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  48. The 91 Best Comedies Currently Streaming OnlineAs Netflix original shows such as Orange is the New Black and House of Cards made splashes at the Golden Globes, it’s easy to forget that […]
  49. Follow Friday: @KatieNotopoulosA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  50. Follow Friday: @ThatAndrewLawA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
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