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All Are Welcome in the Church of Maria Bamford

2017 has been a bumper crop year for Maria Bamford. First she released Old Baby, her hilariously heartfelt hourlong Netflix special that not only packed an emotional punch but also pushed the envelope by toying with the structure of standup [...]

By Erik Abriss

Talking Standup with the Stars of HBO’s ‘All Def Comedy’

After the success of last year's All Def Comedy one-hour special, HBO ordered up a six-episode run of the All Def model, which premieres last Friday. The original Def Comedy Jam of the ‘90s shaped an entire generation of comics, including most [...]

By Isaac Kozell

Michelle Wolf’s Comedy Marathon

They say that nice guys finish last, but what about nice ladies? That's one of the many themes comedian and Daily Show writer/contributor Michelle Wolf explores in her new special Nice Lady, which premieres tomorrow night at 9:00pm on HBO. The [...]

By Isaac Kozell