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  1. anniversaries
    23 Comedy Bang! Bang! Guests Reveal Their Favorite Moments From the PodcastCelebrating ten years of Scott Aukerman’s podcast with John Mulaney, Reggie Watts, and more.
  2. wisdom
    17 Comedians Share the Lessons They Learned the Hard Way“Don’t run your jokes by your mom.”
  3. comics to watch
    38 Comedians You Should and Will KnowHere are the comedians, duos, and groups you’ll want to keep an eye on next year.
  4. decisions
    Why Lisa Lampanelli Quit Stand-up to Become a Life Coach“I want to say literally what’s on my mind. I don’t want to be misunderstood ever again.”
  5. party report
    Conan O’Brien Doesn’t Want to ‘Kill Time’ With His New Half-Hour ShowO’Brien returns to TBS next year with a much slimmer late-night show … and more freedom to do what he wants.
  6. vulture lists
    61 BoJack Horseman Jokes You Probably Missed in Season 5Easter eggs aplenty.
  7. speeches
    Andy Kindler Roasts Chris Hardwick, Louis C.K., Roseanne, and More at JFL“Now we can all go back to tolerating Chris Hardwick like this never happened.”
  8. improv
    Comedians Share Their Favorite Del Close Marathon MemoriesA walk down memory lane ahead of UCB’s 20th and final improv marathon in New York.
  9. 30 Comedians Give Advice to Their Younger SelvesColin Jost, Michael Che, Julie Klausner, Pete Holmes, Chris Gethard, and more.
  10. How One Legendary TV Writer Thinks We Can Fix Workplace Harassment“Everyone should look at it and go ‘Ew!’”
  11. vulture lists
    What The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Gets Right About Early Stand-up ComedyComedy wasn’t solely pioneered by men.
  12. highs and lows
    The Highs and Lows of HBO’s Night of Too Many StarsLouis C.K. remained the elephant in the room.
  13. overnights
    SNL Season Premiere Recap: Ryan Gosling Can’t Stop LaughingSaturday Night Live kicks off season 43 with new faces, new writers, and a whole lot of Trump jokes.
  14. easter eggs
    75 BoJack Horseman Jokes You Probably Missed in Season 4The best callbacks, Easter eggs, and running gags.
  15. vulture lists
    The 20 Wet Hot American Summer Jokes You May Have MissedThe best callbacks, Easter eggs, and running jokes in Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.
  16. Alec Baldwin’s 10 Greatest SNL SketchesFrom Donald Trump to Schweddy Balls, Alec Baldwin is an SNL legend.
  17. Jonathan Katz on ‘Dr. Katz Live,’ Jon Benjamin, and Comedy as Therapy “A lot of therapists don’t write their own material,” said Jonathan Katz, onstage with David Wain at the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Los […]
  18. comedy
    Barry Crimmins on His First Special“Then the next call will be some comic thinking they’re being screwed over and I’ll explain, ‘Of course you are, it’s your job!’” 
  19. Robert Smigel and Triumph Are the Real Winners of This Insane Election During an election as absurd as the 2016 Presidential race, it only makes sense that one of our strongest political satirists could be a […]
  20. The Lonely Island’s ‘Popstar’ Is a Hilariously Meta Take on Modern Fame Watching the first few minutes of Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, you can’t help but be reminded of two things: the trailer for Justin […]
  21. Inside ‘Popstar,’ The Lonely Island’s Meta Music Industry Mockumentary When the world got its first real taste of Popstar during the Saturday Night Live season 41 finale, the digital short “Finest Girl (Bin Laden […]
  22. Fred Armisen Returns to ‘SNL’ for a Surreal and Star-Studded Season 41 […] At the top of the season 41 finale, Fred Armisen jokes about it being the last-ever episode of Saturday Night Live, and honestly, it really […]
  23. Drake Starts Beef at ‘SNL’ and Proves He’s More Than Just a Meme Drizzy proved he’s just as funny as the jokes about him on the Internet this weekend by pulling double duty on Saturday Night Live. Joining […]
  24. Inside George Carlin’s Soon-To-Be-Unearthed Archives Two nights before what would have been George Carlin’s 79th birthday, his daughter Kelly gathered people at the Paley Center For Media to […]
  25. Brie Larson Hosts a Mom-Approved Mother’s Day Episode of ‘SNL’ Saturday Night Live has always had a soft spot for Mother’s Day, especially when it has first dibs on celebrating it the night before. […]
  26. Julia Louis-Dreyfus Brought the Yada, Yada, Yada to ‘SNL’ Before she was Selina Meyer, before she was Elaine Benes, even before she was Jeanette the Nymph, Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member on […]
  27. Inside This Weekend’s Huge ‘Women in Comedy’ Photo Shoot “All right, everyone. Lean in!” This past Saturday, in Brooklyn, over 200 women gathered together at Littlefield for a photo opportunity […]
  28. ‘SNL’ Delivered a Mixed Bag of Sketches with Host Russell Crowe Perhaps Russell Crowe shouldn’t have compared himself to his The Nice Guys co-star Ryan Gosling in his Saturday Night Live monologue, […]
  29. Winter Came to ‘SNL’ in the Form of Peter Dinklage It certainly felt like winter came to 30 Rock this weekend, in part due to some unseasonably chilly weather in NYC, but mostly because Game […]
  30. ‘HarmonQuest’ Is Funniest When People Have No Clue What’s Going on In partnership with Seeso. Sign up for only $3.99 a month. At Esther’s Follies in Austin, TX this weekend, the crew that normally hosts […]
  31. Cameron Esposito: ‘Standup became a place where I could make my own safe […] In partnership with Seeso. Sign up now for only $3.99 a month. How many people can say that 1,000 people attended their bachelor(ette) […]
  32. ‘SNL’ Got Into its Election-Year Groove with Jonah Hill It’s hard to believe, but 32-year-old Jonah Hill is well on his way to the Saturday Night Live five-timers’ club after hosting the show for […]
  33. ny la comedy
    Which New York City Comedy Show Is Right for You? Let Your TV Tastes Be a GuideA guide to New York comedy based on the TV shows you enjoy.
  34. Melissa McCarthy Returned to ‘SNL’ to Cement Her Position as the Show’s […] Fresh off of filming her upcoming feature film The Boss, Melissa McCarthy handled her fourth-and-1/16th-time hosting Saturday Night Live with […]
  35. Larry David Was Better Than Just Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good on ‘SNL’ For a guy who only served as a writer on Saturday Night Live for one year in the ‘80s (and famously showed up for work a few days after […]
  36. ‘SNL’ Braves the Blizzard with Ronda Rousey Despite it being the day of the second-biggest blizzard to ever hit NYC, the show went on as scheduled at Saturday Night Live, where […]
  37. Adam Driver Hosted the Delayed First ‘SNL’ of 2016 The first Saturday Night Live of 2016 actually aired on Sunday morning due to the NFL game going into overtime and delaying broadcast on the […]
  38. Tina Fey & Amy Poehler’s ‘SNL’ Is the Greatest Gift of All Sisters may have had to compete with Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the box office this weekend, but on Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey and […]
  39. Here’s What We Can Expect From The UCB Show On Seeso and the Return of the […] In partnership with Seeso. You Get It. It’s been nearly 18 years since the Upright Citizens Brigade TV show first aired on Comedy […]
  40. Chris Hemsworth Returned to Host His Second ‘SNL’ of the Year In terms of hunky leading men hosting Saturday Night Live, this week’s episode hosted by Chris Hemsworth wasn’t nearly as strong as last […]
  41. press conferences
    Kroll and Mulaney’s Oh, Hello Press ConferenceGil Faizon and George St. Geegland have a way with a Q&A.
  42. Ryan Gosling Giggled His Way Through a Great Episode of ‘SNL’It’s hard to tell who laughed more at this episode: the audience or Ryan Gosling. SNL started off Season 41 with a Miley-Amy-Tracy bang, […]
  43. Matthew McConaughey Brought His Relaxed Charm to ‘SNL’“Welcome to the zoo; we are the monkeys.” That was the delightful way in which Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey introduced his first […]
  44. Elizabeth Banks Solidly Handled ‘SNL’ Hosting Duties for the First TimeFollowing the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, Saturday Night Live had the task of putting on a live comedy show while the world […]
  45. Talking About Things Other Than Whether or Not Women Are Funny with Bonnie […]It’s been almost eight years since Christopher Hitchens penned his 2008 op-ed for Vanity Fair that said women aren’t funny, and a lot has […]
  46. Donald Trump Drags ‘SNL’ Down to a New Low Maybe it’s because we’re still trying to process how Donald Trump could be a leading GOP Presidential candidate in the first place, but his […]
  47. Tracy Morgan Came Home to ‘SNL’This weekend marked former Saturday Night Live cast member Tracy Morgan’s triumphant return to Studio 8H after recovering from the horrific car […]
  48. vulture lists
    The Biggest Themes to Listen for in Amy Schumer’s HBO SpecialSex positivity. (And Ruth Bader Ginsburg.)
  49. Amy Schumer Takes ‘SNL’Capping off an impressive summer that included the premiere of her first movie, The Oddball Tour, a vacation with Jennifer Lawrence, and a […]
  50. ‘SNL’ Dove Into Election-Year Season 41 with Miley Cyrus and Hillary […]After the much-hyped 40th season of SNL, season 41 eased back into normalcy with a premiere that saw Miley Cyrus taking the stage for her third […]
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