comedy

If You Think 'The Bisexual' Actress Desiree Akhavan Looks Familiar, This Is Why

Gender equality is fighting back and women are getting more chances to stretch their comedy muscles and show viewers what they've got. New female made comedy The Bisexual is nothing short of female comedic and creative prowess in all its glory. But…
By Aoife Hanna

This 'Gavin & Stacey' Fave Has Created A New Comedy & We're So Ready For It

UK comedy is well renowned as some of the best comedy in the world. And one of its brightest lights is Julia Davis. She's set to star alongside a whole rake of other stars in new Sky Atlantic comedy Sally4Ever. The show is set to be an absolute…
By Aoife Hanna

Here’s How ‘Queer Eye’ Fans Can See Jonathan Van Ness Perform Comedy IRL

Everyone knows the Queer Eye guys have jokes, but now one of the members of the Fab Five will soon be bringing his to a city near you. Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness is heading out on a comedy tour. It's his very first and it's kind of a big deal.…
By Shannon Carlin

Fans Might Need To Speak Up If They Want An 'Alone Together' Season 3

If you're sick of rom coms where the male and female friends always wind up falling in love, then you should definitely try Alone Together, which brings all the platonic BFF feels to the screen. Created by comedians Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo,…
By Genevieve Van Voorhis

These 7 British Comedies Are The Perfect Antidote To Your End-of-Summer Blues

The weather is turning and in true British fashion the summer seems to have passed by in the blink of an eye. While I love long evenings sitting out with a glass of wine in a beer garden, autumn marks the beginning of the time when it's acceptable…
By Alice Broster

Louis C.K. Returned To Standup After Being Outed By #MeToo & Twitter Isn't Happy

Less than a year after Louis C.K. admitted to sexual misconduct he's returning to the comedy stage. The New York Times reported that C.K. performed his first stand-up performance since confirming that the five women’s claims that he asked to, and in…
By Shannon Carlin

A Tiffany Haddish Netflix Stand-Up Special Is Happening & It's Exactly What The World Needs

It's no secret that 2018 has been a rough year for so many reasons, but there's finally a glimmer of hope that 2019 will be better. So much better. A Tiffany Haddish Netflix stand-up special will premiere at some point in 2019, which means her…
By Sophy Ziss

Stevie Martin's New Show Gets Messy AF, Because Comedy Isn't Just About Stand Up

There's a peculiar ritual that makes perfect sense to comedian Stevie Martin at the Edinburgh Festival. "In Edinburgh there’s a lot of what I call 'weird 40 minute time'," she explains. "You’ve got 40 minutes between the thing you’re doing and the…
By Emily Dixon

'Drunk History' Season 6 Will Premiere Just When You Need It Most

Learning has never been more fun than it is on Comedy Central's Drunk History, a show that depicts some of the most fascinating historical events from around the globe, as told by narrators who have knocked back quite a a few drinks. The most recent…
By Jordan Lauf

Here's Why 'Me, Myself & I' Never Stood A Chance For Renewal

After a tumultuous first season, CBS's Me, Myself and I is getting ready to air it's season finale on July 21. The series stars Jack Dylan Grazer, Bobby Moynihan, and John Larroquette as the same character, Alex Riley, at three stages of his life:…
By Genevieve Van Voorhis

I Never Related To Comedy Until I Watched British TV & Now I Won't Go Back

"Everyone at this party isn't as young, fit, and single as they're making out. Yep, let's face it, we're all falling apart piece by piece. Doesn't matter if you're single or in a couple: You. Are. Going. To. Die." Like so many scenes in Peep Show,…
By Marie Southard Ospina

Meet Natasia Demetriou, One Half Of The Sibling Comedy Duo Behind 'Stath Lets Flats'

Channel 4 is pretty well known for its incredible talent at churning out a constant supply of shows that keep the nation giggling. The comedy department in particular has supplied us with absolute comedy greats like Father Ted, The I.T. Crowd, Smack…
By Aoife Hanna

If Jamie Demetriou From 'Stath Lets Flats' Looks Familiar, This Is Why

Channel 4 is airing a new comedy series on Wednesday that may just catapult one rising British comedian to national treasure status. Stath Lets Flats sees Jamie Demetriou reprise his role of Stath — a hapless Greek-Cypriot letting agent — in his…
By Louise McCreesh

Twitter Can't Stop Buzzing About Hannah Gadsby's Brilliant Netflix Special 'Nanette'

If you don't know Hannah Gadsby's name yet, you will soon. She's earning tons of praise for her commentary on topics like coming out and mental health. Hannah Gadsby's Netflix special Nanette is empowering for a number of reasons, and fans on…
By Meghan DeMaria

12 Hilarious Instagram Captions To Post With Your National Selfie Day Pic

Get ready for your Instagram feed to be filled with selfies: Thursday, June 21 is National Selfie Day, and it's the best day of the year to snap a photo of yourself for the gram. Like most little "holidays" that celebrate random things, it's not…
By Jessica Booth

12 Text Message Ideas To Send To Your Dad On Father’s Day That Are Actually Funny

With Father's Day rapidly approaching, you probably want to start getting prepared now, instead of doing everything at the last minute. If you're buying a gift, you definitely need to start thinking about that right away to give yourself time for…
By Jessica Booth

This YouTuber Tested A Transfer-Proof Foundation On A White Shirt & It Didn't Go Well

Finding a fully transfer-proof foundation is basically like finding a unicorn. Unlike unicorns, however, some transfer-proof formulas do exist. However, someone's got to put them to the test, right? This YouTuber tested CoverGirl's transfer-proof…
By Shea Simmons

Hannah Gadsby's 'Nanette' Is About To Become Your New Netflix Fave & Here's Why

Netflix recently announced everything that will be landing on the site this June, prompting many to immediately cancel any weekend plans and set up camp on the sofa. As well as announcing the new and returning shows and the films coming to the…
By Lara Williams

The Robin Williams Documentary Trailer Will Make You Tear Up

During his 63 years on earth, Robin Williams brought smiles to a countless number of faces through his comedic work until his death in 2014. The trailer for the HBO documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind gives a glimpse into Williams' many…
By Meghan DeMaria

I Was A Stand-Up Comic & What I Learned Will Change Your Whole View On Comedy

Stand-up comedy is one of those things that people often list as their worst nightmare. As someone who has lived that nightmare, I can confirm that being a stand-up comedian really is about as hard as it looks. The agony you feel when a joke falls…
By Aoife Hanna