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The Philosophy of JB Smoove

“Jolly” and “optimistic” aren’t descriptors you’d readily associate with your average hardened veteran comics, but then again, JB Smoove has never been an average comedian. The energetic, frenetic funnyman who rose to fame using his entire body [...]

By Erik Abriss

Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson Are on a Mission

When standup comic Corinne Fisher’s boyfriend waited for her to buy his lunch at Panera Bread and then promptly dumped her, her heartbreak became oddly fortunate. It inspired the idea for the podcast Guys We Fucked, which she hosts with her [...]

By Erica Lies

John Hodgman Announces ‘Vacationland’ Book Tour Dates

John Hodgman is hitting the road this fall. Today Hodgman announced a batch of tour dates to promote his new book Vacationland, which hits stores at the end of the month and is currently available for pre-order at Amazon. The tour makes stops [...]

By Megh Wright

Jeffery Self and the Self-Starter Approach to Comedy

Jeffery Self is honest. Painfully, painfully honest. He livetweeted his breakup-inspired nervous breakdown in 2013. Then when his ex became the star of the Logo series Fire Island, he recapped the show for Vulture. “How often in your life do [...]

By Bethy Squires