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Broadway Is Back and Winning Late Night This Week

Plus a bee-drama recap from Amber Ruffin and a strip-club memory from Aidy Bryant.
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Fran Lebowitz Breaks Her Silence Over the Existence of Aliens

The author talks Bowen Yang’s SNL impression, stand-up, and, yes, aliens on this week’s Good One.
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Teenage Stepdad Is the Bob Ross of Unhinged Memes

“I think that it’s really freeing for creators to be creating in an art form that’s not taken seriously or even covered.”
  1. lorde
    Lorde’s ‘Solar Power’ Was Inspired by Larry David’s Vacation HomeShe was “on Martha’s Vineyard with my good friend Cazzie, staying at her house.”
  2. this week in late night
    Broadway Is Back and Winning Late Night This WeekPlus a bee-drama recap from Amber Ruffin and a strip-club memory from Aidy Bryant.
  3. the grub street diet
    Casey Wilson Prefers Her Chicken Parm in Bed“No one loves that about me, but it’s my truth.”
  4. good one podcast
    Fran Lebowitz Breaks Her Silence Over the Existence of AliensThe author talks Bowen Yang’s SNL impression, stand-up, and, yes, aliens on this week’s Good One.
  5. last night on late night
    Kristen Bell Can Make Her Eyeballs Go All WeirdAlert the media!
  6. macgruber
    The MacGruber TV Show Adds Three Legends to Its CastOf course Sam Elliott is MacGruber’s dad!
  7. tribeca festival
    Watch a Clip of The One and Only Dick Gregory Before Its Juneteenth PremiereAfter the Tribeca Festival, it makes its Showtime premiere on July 4.
  8. memes
    Teenage Stepdad Is the Bob Ross of Unhinged Memes“I think that it’s really freeing for creators to be creating in an art form that’s not taken seriously or even covered.”
  9. get smart
    Hacks Will Be Back(s) on HBO Max for Season 2Get Smart.
  10. hold him accountable
    Yes, Calm Down, Bo Burnham’s Inside Will Be on SpotifyLook, Daddy made us some content.
  11. so i married an axe murderer
    Mike Myers to Play a Whole Secret Society’s Worth of CharactersIt will be a very deep cut for So I Married an Axe Murderer fans.
  12. conan
    Conan Announces Final Guests and Live Audience Leading Up to its Series FinaleJack Black will be the very last guest to grace the stage of Conan, which has aired on TBS since 2010.
  13. thank god
    I Think You Should Leave Returns for Season Two on July 6In the meantime, watch a beautiful music medley honoring season one.
  14. apologies
    Ellie Kemper Responds to ‘Debutante Ball’ Photo, Denounces White Supremacy“I was old enough to have educated myself before getting involved.”
  15. book excerpt
    How to Mind Your Damn BusinessAn excerpt from Quinta Brunson’s new book, She Memes Well.
  16. just for laughs
    Jeff Singer, Just for Laughs’ New Faces Booker, Resigns After Using Racial Slur“I sincerely apologized privately to the ones directly affected. I apologize to anyone else I offended that night from my thoughtless words.”
  17. now streaming
    The 40 Best Comedies on HBO MaxBill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 13 Going on 30, Metropolitan, and more.
  18. good takes
    ‘Cancel Culture’ Discourse Never Ends But at Least Katt Williams Has a Good Take“I don’t know what people we think got ‘canceled’ that we wish we had back.”
  19. its called charisma
    Bonnie Hunt Was Daytime TV’s True Queen of KindnessThe Bonnie Hunt Show was daytime TV at its most comforting.
  20. follow friday
    Amar Risbud Has Thoughts on Flounder Representation in MediaWe caught up with the comedian on Instagram Live.
  21. depressing dot com
    Welcome to Bo Burnham’s Internet, You Insatiable Baby“Can I interest you in everything, all of the time?”
  22. first person
    A Return to Stage FrightJacqueline Novak on reviving her critically acclaimed live show Get on Your Knees after a year away.
  23. tv
    We Now Know When the Funny Vampires Are Coming BackCan you believe we went this long without Matt Berry?
  24. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: A Perfect Why Won’t You Date Me? MatchRounding up our favorite comedy-podcast episodes of the week.
  25. good one podcast
    Mae Martin Wants Queer Sex to Be As Funny on TV As It Is OffThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to discuss their Netflix series, Feel Good.
  26. stand-up
    Josh Johnson’s New Special Tempers Our Expectations for MenJust in case your bar is somewhere that is not the floor.
  27. tv review
    We Are Lady Parts Rocks Outside the BoxThis absolutely delightful new musical-comedy series about an all-female Muslim punk band is a stereotype-shattering blast.
  28. cancellations
    Simu Liu Says Kim’s Convenience Can’t Be Saved“Imagine my disappointment year after year knowing that Jung was just stuck at Handy and in absolutely no hurry to improve himself in any way.”
  29. trailer mix
    Rose Matafeo Is Living the Fanfiction Dream in the Starstruck TrailerThe show premieres June 10.
  30. stand-up
    Five Years Later, Quincy Jones Is Still Burning the LightHe lived out his dying wish of recording a stand-up special, but then his condition stabilized and people stopped laughing.
  31. iconic
    Ziwe Requires No ContextRounding up the most iconic screenshots from the Showtime series.
  32. funny videos of the month
    The Best Comedy Shorts of May 2021Rounding up our favorite funny videos of the month.
  33. last night on late night
    John Oliver Issues Challenge to His New Enemy, the Cheerios’ Twitter Account“You worthless, impotent, empty suit of a cereal brand.”
  34. comedy review
    Bo Burnham’s Anguished, Electric Solo VoyageWith Inside, the comedian sketches a pandemic self-portrait.
  35. follow friday
    Hannah Solow Does a Mean Impression of Her LandladyWe caught up with the comedian on Instagram Live.
  36. snl
    The 14 Best SNL Sketches of Season 46From an unlikely hailstorm couple to Heidi Gardner’s best performance ever.
  37. Michael Ian Black Owns a Robot CarThe truth came out when he joined Abbi Crutchfield, Chinedu Unaka, and Candice Thompson for a little scavenger hunt.
  38. this week in late night
    John Oliver’s Sex Blanket Won Late Night This WeekPlus BTS on The Late Show and Jenny Hagel’s take on Marjorie Taylor Greene.
  39. good one podcast
    The Unusual Story Behind a Forefather of Stand-up ComedyLet Wayne Federman teach you about Artemus Ward on this week’s Good One.
  40. borat
    Hillary Clinton Reveals She Doesn’t Drink Blood, ActuallyDebunking Borat attempts to put this conspiracy theory to rest, at least for Jim and Jerry.
  41. pete davidson
    Pete Davidson on SNL: ‘I’m Ready to Hang Up the Jersey’Way to keep the rumor mill in business, Pete!
  42. snl
    Who Got the Most Screen Time on SNL Season 46?A thorough breakdown of the cast’s contributions.
  43. last night on late night
    Watch Joe Jonas As a Gritty Eeyore on The Late Late ShowPlus why does that woman NEED six eggs? The answer will shock you.
  44. last night on late night
    Jack Antonoff Didn’t Care for All Your Little Quarantine Hobbies“There’s a culture of people who make sourdough. And when the pandemic hit, how do they feel?”
  45. vulture bets on berry
    Why Hasn’t Matt Berry Hosted a Celebrity Cruise Yet?As summer approaches, it’s time for Mr. Berry to take us all to the sea.
  46. dave chappelle
    Dave Chappelle’s New Documentary Will Close Out the Tribeca Film FestivalRadio City Music Hall will open its doors for the first time since the pandemic for the event.
  47. underrated
    A Shout-Out to Coach Beard and Brendan Hunt, the Quiet Hero of Ted LassoAshley Nicole Black of A Black Lady Sketch Show breaks down his greatness.
  48. last night on late night
    Lil Nas X Exposes the Details of His SNL Wardrobe Malfunction“If you listen closely, you can probably hear the rip.”
  49. last night on late night
    Jimmy Fallon Takes a Chance on Up-and-Coming Comedian Dave GrohlThe new kid’s got a lot of talent.
  50. last night on late night
    Watch The Daily Show’s Vaccine Swag RoundupFree mediocre fries? Where do I sign up?
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