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Standup

  1. documentaries
    Amy Schumer’s New Documentary Is Headed to HBO MaxExpecting Amy follows the comedian as she prepares for her comedy special while pregnant.
  2. stand-up
    12 Comedians Reflect on the Gigs They Didn’t GetThe stand-ups with 2019 Comedy Central half-hour specials get candid about failure, rejection, and stamina.
  3. stand-up
    Stand-up Special Trailers Should Just Be One Great JokeA humble request.
  4. stand-up
    What Joker Gets Right About Stand-Up ComedyTalking with Gary Gulman and Sam Morril, who perform stand-up in the film, about their roles and the horrors of open mics.
  5. trailer mix
    Stage Fright Trailer: Jenny Slate Is Our Favorite Turtle on Roller SkatesSlate’s Netflix special, Stage Fright, debuts this month.
  6. tv review
    The Great Depresh Is Proof That Comedy Doesn’t Have to WoundGary Gulman’s HBO special is equally happy, sad, dark, and hilarious.
  7. stand-up
    How Gary Gulman Scored a Stand-up Touchdown With The Great DepreshTalking with the veteran comedian about his new HBO special.
  8. chat room
    How Years of Stand-up Led Joel Kim Booster to SunnysideThe comedian talks stand-up, writing for TV, and landing a big role on NBC’s newest comedy series.
  9. comebacks
    Eddie Murphy Won’t Squeeze Into His Old Leather for His New Stand-Up Special“Nah, man, you can’t wear a leather suit at 58.”
  10. last night on late night
    SNL’s Anna Drezen Comes From a Long Line of Murderous Horse Thieves“I can’t drink wine because my DNA is garbage!”
  11. stand-up
    Dan Soder Lands His First HBO Stand-up SpecialBo Burnham and Jerrod Carmichael are executive producing.
  12. stand-up
    Some Bangin’ News: Nikki Glaser’s Netflix Special Premieres Next MonthWatch the first trailer right here.
  13. stand-up
    Jenny Slate Will Get Over Her Stage Fright in a Netflix Comedy SpecialThe special premieres on October 22.
  14. good one podcast
    The Story Behind Nikki Glaser’s Best Roast JokesOn this week’s Good One, Nikki Glaser talks about all the work that goes into putting together a set for the Comedy Central roasts.
  15. trailer mix
    Take a Puppet Break With the Trailer for Jeff Dunham’s Netflix SpecialDunham’s new special, Beside Himself, premieres on September 24.
  16. for the kids
    Tall Child John Mulaney Is Making a Kids’ Variety Show“It’s something I’d like to watch.”
  17. tv review
    Bill Burr’s New Stand-up Special Is So Much Better Than Its First 4 MinutesPaper Tiger is a thoughtful and surprising set on shame and emotional repression.
  18. stand-up
    Eddie Murphy Is Going on Tour in 2020“Next year I am going to tour, do some stand-up.”
  19. good one podcast
    The Story Behind the Greatest Joke About a Dead Horse You Will Ever HearOn this week’s Good One, Nate Bargatze discusses being a southern comedian, not cursing, and one of the all-time funny jokes.
  20. stand-up
    I Get It, Dave Chappelle. It’s Hard to Be a Comedian in Your Mid-40sA stand-up breaks down what happens when, after 30 years of being the Go-To Voice, the world stops listening to you.
  21. trailer mix
    The Trailer for Bill Burr’s Netflix Comedy Special Has All the BuzzwordsPaper Tiger premieres on September 10.
  22. trailer mix
    Gary Gulman Is Ready to Talk About The Great DepreshGulman’s new stand-up special debuts on HBO in October.
  23. the great bits
    Michelle Wolf Is a Master of the Period JokeRevisiting an excellent bit from the comedian’s 2017 HBO special.
  24. comedy review
    Dave Chappelle Hopes You’re OffendedIn his Broadway show and Netflix special, the comedian aligns with perspectives of the powerful.
  25. good one podcast
    How Whitney Cummings Found Something New to Say About #MeTooOn this week’s Good One, the stand-up discusses a bit from her new Netflix special Can I Touch It?
  26. stand-up
    Nimesh Patel Wants to Be on the Wrong Side of the JokeThe stand-up reflects on everything from leaving SNL to getting kicked out of a show at Columbia.
  27. trailer mix
    Comedy Central’s Next Round of Half-Hour Specials Debuts in OctoberFeaturing Jaboukie Young-White, Sara Schaefer, and more.
  28. stand-up
    Bill Burr’s New Netflix Special Debuts Next MonthPrepare for Paper Tiger on September 10.
  29. stand-up
    Dave Chappelle’s Fifth Netflix Special Debuts This MonthSticks & Stones drops August 26.
  30. stand-up
    How Tiffany Haddish Chose the Comedians for Her Netflix Stand-up SeriesWe spoke with the six comedians who were handpicked by Haddish for They Ready.
  31. last night on late night
    Leslie Jones Is Releasing a Netflix Special in 2020Jones went on Kimmel to make the announcement.
  32. good one podcast
    How The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Stand-up Gets WrittenOn this week’s Good One, Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino talk about writing jokes for Midge Maisel.
  33. good one podcast
    How One Comedian Realized It Was Okay to Step Away From Stand-upOn this week’s Good One, Emily Heller explains how her last comedy special and ADHD diagnosis led to a shift in her career.
  34. follow-ups
    What to Expect From Hannah Gadsby’s New Show, DouglasHer meta-comedy is still very meta, and it’s still working beautifully.
  35. last night on late night
    Daniel Simonsen’s 5-Minute Stand-up Set Is an Awkward DelightHe knows he’s very Norwegian.
  36. trailer mix
    Whitney Cummings Wants to Pet All the DogsAlso, she has a new Netflix stand-up special.
  37. off broadway
    Jacqueline Novak, the Great ConversationalistChatting with the comedian and director John Early about her Off Broadway debut.
  38. tv review
    Aziz Ansari Reckons With HimselfAnsari’s Netflix special is intentionally full of contradictions, and he has no interest in trying to resolve them.
  39. stand-up
    Aziz Ansari Says the ‘Old Aziz’ Is ‘Dead’ in His New Special“It’s important to me that you know how I feel about that whole thing before we share this night together.”
  40. stand-up
    Aziz Ansari Glad White People Sweating Over Crazy Rich Asians in Netflix ClipHis new special Aziz Ansari: Right Now drops on Netflix Tuesday, July 9.
  41. good one podcast
    Amanda Seales Is Not for EveryoneOn this week’s Good One podcast, the comedian talks about how finding stand-up late in her career allowed her to defy certain conventions.
  42. trailer mix
    Spend Some Quality Time With Jim Gaffigan’s New Special Next MonthThe trailer for Amazon’s first original stand-up special is right here.
  43. stand-up
    Aziz Ansari to Drop Surprise Netflix Special Next WeekAziz Ansari Right Now debuts on July 9.
  44. good one podcast
    Embarrassed by Comedians After the Election, Anthony Jeselnik Wrote This JokeOn this week’s Good One podcast, the stand-up talks about evolving his persona and how he writes jokes.
  45. stand-up
    For Ramy Youssef, All Roads Lead Back to Stand-upTalking with the comedian about his Hulu series and new HBO special.
  46. stand-up
    Go Ahead, Post These Comedians’ Sets on InstagramIt’s common for A-list comics to lock up fans’ phones — but many up-and-comers see the benefits of being recorded.
  47. stand-up
    Is It Still Funny to Be Jewish?Thirteen comedians reflect on the power and perils of self-deprecation in the age of Trump.
  48. comedy
    Chance the Rapper Tries Being Chance the Open Mic ComedianHe even handles a heckler!
  49. last night on late night
    Anthony Jeselnik Shares Some New Material He Got From PrisonAll thanks to the warden at San Quentin State Penitentiary.
  50. trailer mix
    Joel McHale’s First Stand-up Special Debuts in AugustHe’s not Daniel Tosh, by the way.
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