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5/9/2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Watch a Trailer for YouTube’s Comedy Week
YouTube is holding its first-ever comedy week from May 19 to 25th, and they got Sarah Silverman, Rainn Wilson, Jake & Amir, the Gregory Brothers, and a bunch of people I'm not familiar with together to film this promo. They're not in this [...]
By Bradford Evans
5/3/2013 at 4:50 p.m.
Watch Jim Gaffigan and Julie Klausner Taste-Test Chocolate-Covered Kale and Other Healthy Junk Food
Nary a Hot Pocket in sight.
By Sarah Frank and Julie Klausner
5/3/2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Remembering Stella, New York’s All-Star Alt-Comedy Showcase of the Nineties
In the late nineties, David Wain and Michaels Ian Black and Showalter set up a weekly showcase where everyone from Louis C.K. to Marc Maron to the UCB to Stephen Colbert would show up.
By Steve Heisler
5/3/2013 at 12:15 p.m.
Marc Maron and Julie Klausner: Where Is Comedy Podcasting Going?
Can you make money? Will it ever be a big business? And is that a bad thing?
By Josh Wolk
5/2/2013 at 7:20 p.m.
Vulture’s Comedy Week Has a Lot of Fun Stuff for You
Pop culture blog Vulture is holding its "Comedy Week" right now, and they've loaded up their page with plenty of fun stuff to read like an obsessive history of Jon Hamm's personal obsession with comedy and Pete Holmes's piece recounting the [...]
By Bradford Evans
5/2/2013 at 4:20 p.m.
How to Be Funny on Twitter, by Expert Funny Tweeter Megan Amram
She was funny on Twitter and became a
Parks and Rec writer. Did you? Then sit down and listen!
By Megan Amram
5/2/2013 at 12:25 p.m.
The Great Roseanne Rush: Remembering the Great Stand-up Sitcom Boom (and Bust) of the Nineties
Tales of network executives pushing each other over to raid the comedy clubs. Is that irrational exuberance coming back?
By Josef Adalian
5/1/2013 at 3:15 p.m.
How Jon Hamm Became America’s Sexiest Comedy Nerd
A timeline tracing his passage from young
SNL addict to suavest podcast goofball ever.
By Jesse David Fox and Nick Robins-Early
5/1/2013 at 3:00 p.m.
Bo Burnham on His New MTV Show,
Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous, and His YouTube Years
"I was definitely not the kid that just wanted to be famous for no reason whatsoever."
By Elise Czajkowski
5/1/2013 at 12:15 p.m.
See Poehler, Corddry, Fey, and More Having Fun at the Old UCB Theater, Circa 2000
A gallery of shots from when future comedy stars (Rob Corddry, Jack McBrayer, Aubrey Plaza) learned improv while
SNL stars stopped by to work out.
By Steve Heisler and Jason Spiro
4/30/2013 at 2:15 p.m.
Bobby Moynihan’s Bobby Moynihands
SNL star likes a gesture.
By Margaret Lyons
4/30/2013 at 11:45 a.m.
Pete Holmes: The 3 Agonizing Stages Between Talk-Show Pilot and Talk Show
What the comedian learned over the agonizing six months before hearing that he will host a show after
Conan this fall.
By Pete Holmes
4/29/2013 at 12:10 p.m.
The 50 Comedians You Should and
These are the next Aziz Ansaris, Kristen Schaals, and Bobby Moynihans: stand-ups and performers destined to pop up in prime time soon.
By Jesse David Fox