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Hassan Johnson Is Television’s Funniest Gangster

From Wee-Bey on The Wire to Drew on Flatbush Misdemeanors, the actor has mastered playing terrifying characters who get laughs.
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This Fool Is What Streaming Comedies Should Be

And a just world would give us several more years of it.
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Nathan Fielder Is Out of His Mind (and Inside Yours)

The comedian is known for his often hilarious, sometimes mean, always uncomfortable stunts. The Rehearsal is his grandest experiment yet.
  1. role play
    Hassan Johnson Is Television’s Funniest GangsterFrom Wee-Bey on The Wire to Drew on Flatbush Misdemeanors, the actor has mastered playing terrifying characters who get laughs.
  2. last night on late night
    Desus Nice Talks About Being Fired by Showtime While Subbing for KimmelYerrr, you know what it is, a completely different show on late night.
  3. overnights
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  4. awards chatter
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  5. overnights
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  6. rip
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  7. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Recap: Parents Just Don’t UnderstandDes, we go to bat for you, and this is how you repay us?
  8. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Recap: Vertical LimitsWhat’s a girl got to do to get horizontal?
  9. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Recap: Double JeopardyThe sky’s the limit for Devi and Des as a potential power couple.
  10. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Recap: Mass ExodusWe’ve got another Ben-centric episode, so Andy Samberg is back as our buoyant, eternally boyish guide.
  11. overnights
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  12. overnights
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  13. overnights
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  14. vulture lists
    All 13 Marx Brothers Comedies in the Order You Should Watch ThemEnter the Marx-verse, where no cow is too sacred or authority too high to undermine.
  15. comedy review
    This Fool Is What Streaming Comedies Should BeAnd a just world would give us several more years of it.
  16. this week in late night
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  17. overnights
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  18. departures
    Jon Batiste Leaving Late Show for His True Calling: Winning More GrammysInterim bandleader Louis Cato will take over fully.
  19. overnights
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  20. last night on late night
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  21. overnights
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  22. underrated
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  23. last night on late night
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  24. good one podcast
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  25. last night on late night
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  26. humor writing
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  27. routines
    The Comedy MaskA comedian’s suicide sets in motion a recognizable pattern of events and painful attempts to understand fellow performers’ despair.
  28. trailer mix
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  29. emmys 2022
    Kenan Thompson Will Kindly Host the 2022 Emmy AwardsEven though he didn’t receive a nomination. What’s up with that, Emmy voters?
  30. last night on late night
    John Oliver Kinda Feels Like HBO Is Being Burned Down ‘for the Insurance Money’“Hi there, new business daddy.”
  31. follow friday
    Jenson Titus and His Beautiful Bagel EyesWe chatted with the comedian and artist on Instagram Live.
  32. speeches
    An Andy Kindler Hologram Roasts Rogan, Chappelle, the WorldIn his annual State of the Industry Address at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
  33. coming soon
    Jamie Demetriou Will Get Scammed by a Monkey in Documentary Now! Season 53Nicholas Braun, Cate Blanchett, Alexander Skarsgård, and more will star in the new season.
  34. overnights
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  35. industry goss
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  36. good one podcast
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  37. start here
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  38. last night on late night
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  39. stand-up
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  40. trailer mix
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  41. best of 2022
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  42. a long talk
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  43. profile
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  44. back at it again
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  45. best of 2022
    The Best Comedy Books of 2022 (So Far)Featuring funny haikus, an SNL alum’s memoir, and an academic exploration of right-wing humor.
  46. funny videos of the month
    The Best Comedy Shorts of July 2022Rounding up our favorite funny videos of the month.
  47. vulture vegetables
    Consider the PepperOne fleeting moment in The Rehearsal explains the entire Nathan Fielder project, the entire entertainment industry, and the entire world.
  48. best of 2022
    The Best TV Shows of the Year (So Far)A freshman series firing on all cylinders, auteurist comedies returning in peak form, and a highly original thriller are among 2022’s best offerings.
  49. the future
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  50. follow friday
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