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    Padma Lakshmi Has Always Been a Comedy Nerd“It is my lifelong goal to try to be funny and win the appreciation of others by having them laugh at my jokes.”
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    How 45 Live Comedy Shows Got Their NamesFrom It’s a Guy Thing to Killer Unicorns.
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    Why Is PowerPoint Having a Comedy Moment?How a boring office staple became a favorite tool of young comedians.
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    This ‘Demetri Martin Shkreli’ Impression Is Both Hilarious and TerrifyingIt’ll make you say, “Yeah, that guy really sucks.”
  5. Marianne Ways: Comedy Booker, Producer, and Consultant ExtraordinaireOver the years, Littlefield in Brooklyn has become a go-to spot for Monday night comedy in New York. It was once the home of Kurt Braunohler […]
  6. The 15 Best Comedy Clubs in North America In partnership with Humber College’s Comedy Writing and Performance program. For the last four decades, live standup has defined itself in […]
  7. The Dark Side of Storytelling Over the past few years, storytelling has become one of the fastest growing forms of comedy in the country in no small part because of the […]
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    Which Los Angeles Comedy Show Is Right for You?A guide to L.A. comedy based on the entertainment you already enjoy.
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    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.
  10. The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Announces Its 2014 LineupThe seventh annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is set to take place at The Bell House and Union Hall in Brooklyn next month from September […]
  11. Garfunkel and Oates Are Going on TourGarfunkel and Oates are heading out on tour. The musical comedy duo, made up of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, is set to hit 14 major US […]
  12. Tim and Eric and Dr. Steve Brule Are Going on Tour Together This FallComedy duo Tim and Eric are going on tour this September, and they’re bringing Dr. Steve Brule (John C. Reilly) with them. Tickets for the […]
  13. Behind the Scenes of ‘The Thrilling Adventure Hour’ with New Nerdist Web […] Nerdist today debuted this new web series, which takes viewers behind the scenes of the podcast/live comedy show The Thrilling Adventure Hour […]
  14. The Kids in the Hall Are Going on Tour for the First Time in Six YearsBeloved sketch group The Kids in the Hall are set to go on a mini-tour this summer, which will take them to five major American cities. The […]
  15. Looking Back at Billy Eichner’s Pre-’Billy on the Street’ DaysComedian Billy Eichner’s hilarious pop culture game show Billy on the Street debuted its third season on cable network Fuse this week, and the […]
  16. WOMEN, Drennon Davis, Betsy Sodaro, and More Make ‘LA Weekly’s ‘10 Comedy […]LA Weekly put out its annual “10 LA Comedy Acts to Watch” feature last week. Ryan Singer, Power Violence, Ian Karmel, Cristela Alonzo, Bryan […]
  17. Tenacious D, Stella, Key & Peele, and Tons More Will Perform at Sketchfest […]San Francisco Sketchfest, one of the country’s largest comedy festivals, kicks off next month, and the lineup was just announced yesterday. The […]
  18. Jimmy Fallon Is Going on TourBefore taking over The Tonight Show in February, Jimmy Fallon is going on a small, six-city tour. Called “Jimmy Fallon’s Clean Cut Comedy […]
  19. ‘The Eric Andre Show’ Is Going on Tour in NovemberComedian Eric Andre is taking his unpredictable, anarchic Adult Swim talk show on tour later this fall. The Eric Andre Show Live will hit nine […]
  20. Read an Oral History of LA’s Wildly Influential Groundlings TheaterTHR has a new oral history of The Groundlings Theater, the LA-based comedy institution where Phil Hartman, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, and also […]
  21. The Kids in the Hall Are Reuniting for a Run of Live Shows in CanadaLegendary sketch group The Kids in the Hall are getting back together for their first live shows in five years. The group’s five members, Dave […]
  22. The First-Ever Woodstock Comedy Festival Is Happening Next WeekWoodstock, NY, is getting its first-ever comedy festival, with a lot of big names set to play the event. Bobcat Goldthwait, Dick Cavett, […]
  23. Dave Chappelle on Hartford: ‘That Crowd Was Evil’Last Thursday, Dave Chappelle made headlines when he called his standup set short and left the stage after dealing with an unruly crowd in […]
  24. Dave Chappelle’s Shows Since Connecticut Have Been Going GreatLast Thursday, Dave Chappelle made headlines when he cut his set short in Hartford, Connecticut, walking off stage early after several members […]
  25. Dave Chappelle Was Heckled and Walked Offstage Last Night in Hartford, CTDave Chappelle is only a week into a 13-city tour called The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival that he’s co-headlining with Flight of the […]
  26. The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Announces Its LineupEugene Mirman’s comedy festival, aptly titled Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, just announced its 2013 lineup, and it’s full of great comedians […]
  27. Virgin Atlantic Will Now Offer Live Standup on Flights for Some ReasonComedians doing standup on Virgin America flights is a real thing that’s going to happen. The Telegraph reports that the airline will begin […]
  28. Larry David, Wanda Sykes, Bill Burr, and More to Play New York Comedy Fest […]The New York Comedy Festival is turning 10 this year, and they’re drawing some pretty big names this time around. The organizers behind the […]
  29. Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, and More Join Austin’s Fun Fun Fun FestAustin music and comedy festival Fun Fun Fun Fest just announced this year’s lineup. Jack Black and Kyle Gass’s band Tenacious D are […]
  30. Tickets Now Available for Funny or Die’s Tour with Dave Chappelle and […]Earlier this week, comedy website Funny or Die announced a live touring comedy festival called Oddball Fest, and tickets are now available via […]
  31. Funny or Die Announces a Comedy Tour with Dave Chappelle, Flight of the […]Comedy website Funny or Die announced this morning their first-ever live tour, called “Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity […]
  32. Popular LA Stand-Up Show ‘Holy Fuck’ Is Ending Its RunLA’s stand-up scene is changing fast. In the past year alone, Scott Aukerman’s live show Comedy Bang Bang wrapped up its ten-year run and […]
  33. Sarah Silverman, Seth Meyers Headline This Year’s Just For Laughs FestivalMontreal-based comedy festival Just For Laughs announced the lineup for its 2013 gathering yesterday, which will mark the event’s 30th […]
  34. You Can Now Pre-Order the Stand-Up Album ‘Holy Fuck’ Featuring Rory […]Since it was founded in 2009, the live comedy show Holy Fuck has become a staple of LA’s stand-up scene, and now, the show is being […]
  35. Watch the Web Debut of the Improvised Stand-Up Show ‘Set List’ with Bob […] Set List is an improvised stand-up show that originated in LA before touring the world and becoming an upcoming TV show in the UK and […]
  36. Mike Birbiglia Is Playing Carnegie HallComedian Mike Birbiglia announced on his website today that he’s playing the prestigious concert venue Carnegie Hall this summer. Here’s a bit […]
  37. Watch David Cross Announce Bonnaroo’s Comedy Lineup Tennessee-based music festival Bonnaroo announced its comedy lineup today, by having David Cross do it really really far away from the camera […]
  38. Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announces Its Lineup: Reggie Watts, Todd Glass, […]Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival just announced its 2013 lineup this week, and the event (which runs April 18th to 21st) will feature […]
  39. NYC’s Big Terrific Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary TomorrowInfluential NYC stand-up show Big Terrific is celebrating its fifth anniversary tomorrow with a big ol’ show featuring Pete Holmes, Nick […]
  40. The Comedy Cellar Is Opening a New Room in Greenwich Village The folks behind New York’s most respected stand-up club The Comedy Cellar are opening up a second Comedy Cellar club this weekend. The […]
  41. Watch Jon Hamm and Maya Rudolph in a Sketch from ‘The Paul F. Tompkins […] Earlier this year, Paul F. Tompkins begun releasing videos from the vast archives of things filmed at his long-running Los Angeles variety […]
  42. The Great NYC Standup DebateThere’s been a debate raging across the internet this weekend about the UCBeast Theatre in New York’s practice of not paying stand-ups who […]
  43. The LA Comedy Festival Riot Is Coming Back in January 2014 Los Angeles held its first big ol’ fancy comedy festival this fall, dubbed RIOT LA. It was a huge success, with comedians like Patton Oswalt, […]
  44. LA Stand-up Show ‘Holy Fuck’ Is Recording a Live Album with TJ Miller, […] The popular, excellent Los Angeles stand-up show Holy Fuck just celebrated its third anniversary last year, and now they’re releasing a live […]
  45. With Comedy Bang Bang Gone, What’s L.A.’s Next Big Stand-up Show? 2012 was the end of an era for the Los Angeles comedy scene, as Comedy Bang Bang, the influential weekly stand-up showcase co-created by […]
  46. The Comedy Bang Bang Live Show Ends Its Impressive 10-Year Run with a […]Founded in 2002, the live stand-up showcase Comedy Bang Bang (formerly Comedy Death-Ray) has been a staple of the Los Angeles comedy scene ever […]
  47. Chris, Abby, and Bridey Elliott Are Doing a Live Show TogetherLiving comedy legend Chris Elliott and his talented daughters Abby (from SNL) and Bridey Elliott (from Twitter) will be appearing together […]
  48. Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal’s Hot Tub Will Follow Them from NY to LAThe last-ever NYC edition of Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal’s long-running variety show Hot Tub was held last night with Eugene Mirman and […]
  49. Soon You’ll Be able to Stream the Laugh Factory Through Your Playstation 3Do you have a Playstation 3? (If so, do you want to hang?) If so, you’ll soon be able to stream shows through it from one of the countries most […]