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    Legendary Comedian Mort Sahl Is Dead at 94His political satire opened the floodgates for modern American stand-up comedy.
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    Bill Maher Is Stand-up Comedy’s Past. Hannah Gadsby Represents Its Future.The vast, telling gap between two recent comedy specials.
  3. How Will Amy Schumer’s Huge Spotify Deal Change the Podcast Industry?Spotify is reportedly paying more than $1 million for rights to Schumer’s podcast.
  4. The 5 Best Bits from Tig Notaro’s Special Happy to Be Here“Oh, there she is. C’mon, let’s go Mitzy!”
  5. john mulaney kid gorgeous
    Oh, Hello! John Mulaney’s ‘Street Smarts’ Detective Is Definitely RealHe’s not just a character in Kid Gorgeous. Detective J.J. Bittenbinder’s “Street Smarts” tips are well documented online.
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    The 8 Best Jokes From John Mulaney’s Kid Gorgeous Special“This is a horse … loose in a hospital.”
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    Kid Gorgeous Is a Comedic Milestone For John MulaneyIn his new Netflix special, John Mulaney riffs on age, mortality, and physical decline.
  8. What’s New on Netflix: May 2018Coco, Dear White People season 2, and new stand-up specials by John Mulaney, Tig Notaro, and Ali Wong.
  9. No, Michelle Wolf Didn’t Mock Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s LooksWhy the criticism of Wolf’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner roast is so maddening.
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    Wyatt Cenac Wants You to Have a ‘Real Conversation’ About Policing in America“If you go into the conversation with respect, it doesn’t have to be a shouting match. It doesn’t have to be a pissing contest.”
  11. Ricky Gervais: Humanity Needs an Empathy LessonWhat’s hiding behind the professional victimology of Ricky Gervais?
  12. Chris Rock Is As Funny As Ever in His Netflix Special TamborineTen years after his last stand-up special, the comedy legend is in fine form for Chris Rock: Tamborine.
  13. James Adomian Is Obsessed With a Meticulously Symmetrical MustacheComedian James Adomian let us in on his preshow rituals (sometimes it involves combing his mustache) and how it’s like impersonating Bernie Sanders.
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    Netflix Is Releasing Two Dave Chappelle Comedy Specials on New Year’s EveThe streaming service just announced its fourth special with Chappelle.
  15. vulture lists
    What The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Gets Right About Early Stand-up ComedyComedy wasn’t solely pioneered by men.
  16. The 10 Best Stand-up Comedy Specials of 2017Including Roy Wood Jr., Jerrod Carmichael, Maria Bamford, and Jen Kirkman.
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    Alex Borstein on Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Reuniting With Amy Sherman-Palladino“The hardest thing in the world to depict dramatically is stand-up.”
  18. Tear Down the Boys’ Club That Protected Louis C.K.Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct didn’t hurt the system. It maintained the system.
  19. Louis C.K. Influenced a Generation of Comedians. What Happens Now?Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct calls into question an era of stand-up comedy that he largely defined.
  20. At the Comedy Cellar, Jim Norton and Other Stand-ups React to Louis C.K. Scandal“What a weird time in show business. What a crazy, crazy time.”
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    Patton Oswalt on His Wife’s Death: ‘You Never Truly Heal, But You Do Evolve’Matt Zoller Seitz talks to Patton Oswalt about loss, life, and comedy.
  22. tv review
    Jerry Before Seinfeld Is a Carefully Curated Origin StoryIt’s the Disneyland version of Seinfeld’s early years.
  23. Ricky Gervais on Comedy, Religion, and Kathy Griffin’s Trump Scandal“What really annoys me is that Trump has convinced his gang that the real enemy is the Hollywood liberal elite.”
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    Tracy Morgan Reflects on Life, Death, and Why He Doesn’t Care for Politics“I don’t discuss politics … know why?”
  25. epic collaborations
    Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle Did 90 Minutes of Stand-up Together Last NightThe veteran stand-up comics co-headlined a once-in-a-lifetime set last night.
  26. Netflix Will Release a New Stand-up Special Every Week This YearFrom Seinfeld to Rock to Schumer to C.K.
  27. 100 jokes
    Kathy Griffin Doesn’t Tell Jokes“I can’t write a one-liner to save my life.”
  28. hot new jokes for 2017
    Amy Schumer’s New Special Is Headed to NetflixShe taped the special back in November.
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    Ian Harvie on His Standup Comedy Special and Why Everybody Is a Little Bit Trans“The moment that I say that I’m trans, I know that everybody’s eyes generally drop to my waist.”
  30. T.J. Miller Smokes Herb Before He Does Stand-up and It’s Not WeedDon’t ask about the sandwiches.
  31. stand-up comedy
    Lupita Nyong’o Works Out Her Stand-up RoutineLupita Nyong’o: Easily our No. 1.
  32. political comedy
    Teen Comic Mocks Trump on America’s Got TalentLori Mae Hernandez roasted the presumptive Republican nominee.
  33. Who Is New York’s Funniest?In partnership with Seeso. Sign up now for only $3.99 a month. The stand-up/reality hybrid New York’s Funniest has a simple but daunting […]
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    A Very Pregnant Ali Wong Will Twerk for Her Netflix Comedy SpecialAli Wong: Baby Cobra.
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    Tracy Morgan Performed for the Doctors Who Treated Him Post-CrashTruly a Jedi move.
  36. Tracy Morgan Returned to Stand-up for the First Time Since His AccidentHe performed at New York City’s Comedy Cellar and the Stand.
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    Jon Stewart Did Stand-up for the First Time in YearsAlongside Louis C.K.
  38. hello to all that
    Louis C.K. Basically Wrote a Response to Joan Didion’s ‘Goodbye to All That’“You’re happy if you did that every night.”
  39. primers
    12 Things to Know About Stand-Up Comedian Jerrod CarmichaelHis first stand-up TV special aired on HBO on Saturday.
  40. tv review
    TV Review: Louis C.K.’s Oh My GodOh My God is the perfect title for a Louis C.K. special. It’s what you say when you watch his stand-up or his FX series.
  41. Hear the Comedian’s National Anthem, Detailing Famous Stand-Up BitsBut what about Lisa Lampanelli’s dick jokes?
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    Watch Tig Notaro’s Weird, Hilarious Comedy Routine on ConanIf you like your stand-up comedians dry, acerbic, and mildly absurdist, Tig Notaro’s your gal.
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    Enjoy the Comedic Stylings of Patric-Ha, Your New Favorite Stand-Up ComedianTrue story: Patric-ha was waiting on our friend at a diner on Long Island, when she broke out into a seven-minute-long stand-up routine.