comedy

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

These 9 British Workplace Comedies Might Be A Little TOO Relatable

Brits are often lauded for their unique sense of humour, especially on the small screen. You only need to watch an episode of The Office to understand the British approach to humour in every day life. Typically laden with heavy sarcasm, irony, and…
By Sophie McEvoy

13 British Comedies On Netflix For When You Genuinely Want to Netflix & Chill

Whether you're in the thick of a gruelling 9-5, or at the height of exam season, stress will sometimes come knocking on your door whether you like it or not. But who said adulting was easy? Thankfully, the comfort blanket that is Netflix will always…
By Sophie McEvoy

'GQ' Spoofed 'Vanity Fair's Photoshop Fail With 3 Of Your Favorite Female Comedians

GQ's latest cover for its annual comedy issue features three very funny women: Issa Rae, Kate McKinnon, and Sarah Silverman. But look a little closer at the glossy photo and you'll notice there's some funny business going on here. GQ's comedy issue…
By Shannon Carlin

‘2 Dope Queens’ Season 2 Isn’t For Sure, But Its Stars Are Down To Do More TV

Comedians Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are individually hilarious, and even more so when they team up. The two comedians joined forces as co-creators and hosts of their podcast turned HBO series 2 Dope Queens (director: Tig Notaro). But…
By Kayla Hawkins

31 Hilarious Comedy Specials You Can Watch On Netflix Tonight

Seemingly overnight, Netflix has become the primary destination for stand up comedy specials. For many years, the pinnacle of a comic's career was to obtain the coveted HBO special, but these days it seems all of the top comics are releasing their…
By Johnny Brayson

'The Mick' Has So Much More In Store For Fans

The holiday season is fast approaching, which means misteltoe, hot coco, Elf, and, unfortunately, the fall finales of your favorite shows. One of the shows wrapping up on Tuesday, Dec. 5 is The Mick. Fans of the sitcom will then want to know, of…
By Jordan Lauf

'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's Leading Lady Was Inspired By These Famous Comedians

Television in the streaming era has finally begun to start placing oppressed and minority voices at the center of their own stories — women and people of color are slowly but surely carving out a place for themselves in mainstream television.…
By Jordan Lauf