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Patton Oswalt Wrote a Piece About Thieves, Hecklers, and Rape Jokes

Patton Oswalt wrote a blog post Friday, entitled "A Closed Letter to Myself About Thievery, Heckling and Rape Jokes," addressing three of the most talked-about issues in the standup world today. Particularly, he's addressing the recent hubbub [...]

By Bradford Evans

Watch Nick Turner Face Off with a Drugged-Up Heckler

Here's comedian Nick Turner performing at the excellent L.A. stand-up show Holy Fuck when a heckler who seems to be under the influence of something misinterprets his joke and freaks out. Hit the jump for a video of Turner telling the joke he's [...]

By Bradford Evans

Ed Helms’ Lesson About Standup Comedy Karma

Ed Helms swung by The Late Show last night to talk standup, and in particular one terrible standup show he did once upon a time in a place starting with a P. The happy ending is of course that Ed Helms is now hugely successful, while the [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Aziz Ansari Wrangles With A Racist Heckler

Sure, there's a lot of swagu associated with being a stand-up taking on a heckler. Still, I can't imagine that bone-chilling moment when an audience member asks you, “Why don’t you have a red dot on your forehead?" Which, of course, is what [...]

By Halle Kiefer