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  1. prophecies
    Community Got Six Seasons, and Now It’s Getting a MovieThe dream is coming to fruition with (most of) the original cast and Dan Harmon.
  2. invite only
    Lorne Michaels to SNL Spouses: You Got Two Years to Host or No Big Party for YouNo pressure.
  3. good one podcast
    Kevin Smith’s Characters Can’t Stop Talking About Star Wars“If you are making a Clerks movie, there has to be a Star Wars something.”
  4. comics to watch
    The Comedians You Should and Will Know in 202224 comics who industry insiders predict will be tomorrow’s superstars.
  5. good one
    Disgust Is Tom Segura’s Love LanguageThe comedian talks about walking his audiences right up to the line of political incorrectness — and then laughing at the people who step over it.
  6. a simple plea
    Remove! The! Exclamation! Point! From! Jimmy Kimmel Live!The time is now. Sorry, the time is now!
  7. good one
    Jinkx Monsoon’s ‘Snatch’ Judy Garland Was a Very Good JudyIt all started with a Salisbury steak sandwich pretendered in Provincetown.
  8. last night on late night
    Martin Short Tells 21 Funny, Good Jokes on ‘The Tonight Show’Further proving he is the greatest talk-show guest of all time.
  9. good one podcast
    Kate McKinnon Wanted to Literally Kiss SNL Good-bye“The most meaningful moments, just looking back, were like … Okay. Long pause for crying, sorry.”
  10. good one podcast
    How Nimesh Patel Made Friends With the TikTok AlgorithmThe former SNL writer discusses performing stand-up on- and offline.
  11. good one podcast
    Josh Gondelman Loved Helping Desus and Mero Be Desus & Mero“Seeing them set the bar has informed what kind of things are even possible to me.”
  12. good one podcast
    Nikki Glaser’s Jokes Aren’t EasyThe comedian discusses material about sex and whether or not she’s going to quit stand-up on this week’s Good One.
  13. good one podcast
    Earthquake’s Jokes Are Like a Debate Class“Just get to the subject, make the point, and move on.”
  14. good one podcast
    Cristela Alonzo Needed a Decade to Process Greg Giraldo’s Advice“You don’t have to listen to everybody’s notes, but if you respect them … maybe listen and see if it works with what you’re doing.”
  15. knock knock
    31 Comedians Share Their Favorite Joke-JokeFrom puns to chickens crossing the road to giving Willie Nelson a blowjob.
  16. post comedy
    You Should Watch The Bear’s Finale FirstFor your health.
  17. good one podcast
    Robin Thede’s Long Quest to Play a Cig-Smoking, Burgling Fake ToddlerThe A Black Lady Sketch Show executive producer, writer, and star wants you laughing so hard it hurts.
  18. exit interview
    Bill Hader Wanted the Barry Finale to Feel Like a Panic AttackThe writer, director, and star maps out season three’s journey to that final frame: “Everything has consequences.”
  19. good one podcast
    Liz Meriwether Needed to Write New Girl to Make Sense of Elizabeth Holmes“I never wanted the jokes to allow the audience to distance themselves from Elizabeth.”
  20. vulture lists
    What Is the Best Adam Sandler Movie?Ranking his 43 films to better understand what even defines an “Adam Sandler movie.”
  21. good one podcast
    Nobody Can Tell the Stories Ms. Pat Tells“Once I didn’t give a fuck what people thought about me, it allowed me to open my mouth.”
  22. good one podcast
    In Comedy and Sex, Katt Williams’s Customer Is Always Right“Who doesn’t want to leave the audience dancing on their way out?”
  23. a long talk
    The Man Behind Netflix Comedy’s CurtainRobbie Praw explains his approach to buying stand-up specials for the streamer.
  24. good one podcast
    The Kids in the Hall Fight Because They Care“One of the things that’s ridiculous about being alive, for all of us right now, is that we’re old.”
  25. beginning times fun
    The Special SpecialStand-up isn’t just getting prettier onscreen. It’s growing up as a distinct art form.
  26. good one podcast
    Joe Rogan Is Just the Start of ItThe authors of a new book about right-wing comedy discuss the man who’s a “gateway to much more nefarious voices.”
  27. great ideas
    The Story Behind That Wild Grown Ups 3 ScriptTom Scharpling, a big Sandler fan, explains his unofficial sequel project.
  28. good one podcast
    Craig Robinson Has Long Trained for His Moment As No. 1The comedian talks Killing It, Def Comedy Jam, and those funny Eastbound & Down bloopers on Good One.
  29. fun-damentals
    Guess What F-Word Roy Kent Teaches on Sesame Street?Hint: It’s not football. This is America.
  30. good one podcast
    Solomon Georgio Told a Joke on Conan So Edgy It Made Him PoopThe stand-up chats with guest host Dulcé Sloan on this week’s Good One.
  31. good one podcast
    Chris Redd’s Bust Down Journey Started Years Before SNL“There were so many different versions of it, and each one of them terrified white executives.”
  32. good one podcast
    Covering Comedy Is a Window Into the FutureNew York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman discusses his job on this week’s Good One.
  33. stand-up
    Maria Bamford’s Masterful Late-Night EulogyHer Corden set about her mom might be the best filmed stand-up of the past two years.
  34. good one podcast
    For Drew Michael, Laughter Isn’t the Ultimate BarometerThe stand-up discusses his latest special, Red Blue Green, on this week’s Good One.
  35. good one podcast
    81 Comedians Reveal Jokes They’d Like to Steal If They Could Get Away With ItTig Notaro, Roy Wood Jr., and more on the joke they wish they thought of first.
  36. good one podcast
    The Moses Storm Joke That Roy Wood Jr. Demanded He Didn’t Give Up OnThe pair discuss Storm’s new special on this week’s Good One.
  37. good one podcast
    The Birth of UnCabaret Was Just What Comedy NeededBeth Lapides, the creator of the long-running live L.A. show, joins this week’s Good One.
  38. good one podcast
    ‘Our Better Episodes Are the Ones That We Fight Over’Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton talk It’s Always Sunny and when they’ll know it’s time for the long-running show to end.
  39. good one podcast
    Aida Rodriguez Is Comfortable With Your Discomfort“There’s always been this daredevil in me, if you will, that goes out on this stage and says, All right, let’s see what happens.”
  40. vulture festival 2021
    It’s the Most Wonderful Seth Rogen Interview of the YearThe multi-high-phenate talks pot, pots, and the Santa lie.
  41. vulture festival 2021
    Bosch the Man Meets Bosch the Dog Thanks to Hollywood HandbookAlso thanks to, ahem, Vulture Festival.
  42. good one podcast
    Roy Wood Jr. Won’t Stop Pushing Stand-up ForwardThe stand-up discusses his new special and tackling difficult subjects on this week’s Good One.
  43. comics to watch
    The Comedians You Should and Will Know in 2021These are the 22 comics who industry insiders predict will be the superstars of tomorrow.
  44. good one podcast
    Ricky Velez Is a Real New York City Stand-upThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to discuss his new special.
  45. good one podcast
    Jo Firestone’s Cure for the Common Comedy SpecialThe stand-up taught seniors how to perform comedy during the pandemic, and the resulting special is a delight.
  46. covers
    Some Questions About Phoebe Bridgers’s Bo Burnham CoverShe is a serious singer often trying to be funny, and he is a funny singer often trying to be serious. What does it all mean?!
  47. good one podcast
    Paula Poundstone Wants You to Be Her Best FriendThe stand-up talks about her crowd-work mastery on this week’s Good One.
  48. good one podcast
    Martin Short’s Life As a Sketch-Comedy GodThe comedy legend talks late night, Only Murders in the Building, and more on Good One.
  49. good one podcast
    Gabe Liedman Won’t Close the Door Behind HimThe comedian and writer talks Q-ForceBig Terrific, and the next generation of comedians on Good One.
  50. 9/11: 20 years later
    ‘One Giant Nerve That You Were Afraid to Touch’37 comedians remember their first time onstage after 9/11 and how the attacks changed comedy forever.
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