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2014: Year of the Funny Women -- Record 60 Women Get Last Laugh At NY Comedy Festival

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Beverly Wettenstein

With all due respect, this positive progress report on Women in Comedy is a tribute to Joan Rivers. She persevered to pave the path for generations of funny women. Rivers auditioned seven times over three years, before making her Tonight Show debut in 1965.

Katla McGlynn

New York's Queen Of Comedy Opens Up | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.10.2012 | Comedy

After 30 years in the New York comedy scene, Caroline Hirsch has seen it all. The owner of Caroline's On Broadway in Times Square has helped launch th...

Top 12 Reasons To Attend The 2011 New York Comedy Festival

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 10.10.2011 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

If, for no other reason, it will be fun to read all of the picket signs outside of Tracy Morgan's show

Astoria Characters: The Stand-Up Nanny

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.18.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When performer Jenn Wehrung got tired of serving people hamburgers and fries, she put down her tray and auditioned to be a nanny. She got the part and played it perfectly for three years.

EXCLUSIVE: Whitney Cummings Talks Oscars, Palin & How She Spent Her Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If you haven't seen Whitney Cummings on "Chelsea Lately," the Comedy Central roast of David Hasselhoff, or any of her numerous stand-up appearances, y...

WATCH: Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, Colin Quinn & More In 1992 'Three Stooges' Sketch

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

There's nothing better than seeing our favorite comedians when they were young, scrawny and even more awkward than they are today. Recently we poste...

WATCH: Susie Essman Talks Boehner, Palin & 'Curb'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

You most likely know Susie Essman from her hilarious role on Larry David's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," but her stand-up is what she's really famous for. W...

WATCH: Morgan Murphy Talks Lindsay, Sexism In Late-Night, And Mel Gibson's Stand-Up Career

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

You may have seen Morgan Murphy on the Comedians Of Comedy tour, but she does most of her funny work in the writer's room for various late-night shows...

Charlie Murphy Talks Tiger's Clubs, Marrying Starlets, And Hanging WIth Redd Foxx (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Charlie Murphy spent a long time on the sidelines of his brother's fame, but ever since his breakout performance on "Chappelle's Show," he's been taki...

Shawn & Marlon Wayans: Barack Obama Is 'Shaft'

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Shawn and Marlon Wayans, the two youngest out of the legendary Wayans family, made their mark on the world of comedy, television and film, but always ...

Kevin Nealon Compares Conan's Fans To Tea Partiers, Chooses Between Jon & Kate (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Former SNL-er Kevin Nealon is performing at Caroline's this weekend, and sat down to talk with us ahead of his performance. Nealon, who has worked wit...

WATCH: Bill Burr Talks Helen Thomas, Gore Divorce, And Bush's Twitter

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Bill Burr has been doing stand-up for over 18 years, performing on HBO, Comedy Central, several late-night programs, and various shows on XM satellite...

Donnell "Ashy Larry" Rawlings: I Know How To Fix The Oil Spill (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

You probably know Donnell Rawlings as "Ashy Larry," his moisture-challenged character on "Chappelle's Show." But he's so much more than that. As a sta...

Todd Barry Talks Punishment For Goldman Sachs, Palin 2012, And The End Of 'Law & Order' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Todd Barry has been doing stand up for many years and is known for his dead-pan take on life's little things. You probably recognize his voice from "D...

Paul Mooney Talks Kagan's Nomination, Meeting Obama, & Working With Richard Pryor (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

In the 60's and 70's, Paul Mooney and Richard Pryor opened doors for black comedians in America by pushing the comedy envelope all the way to the edge...

Bob Saget Means Well: A Huffington Post Interview

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Bob Saget is probably the only man alive who could pull off a fundraiser for a debilitating disease one night, and sing a tune like "My dog licked my balls" the next. In both capacities, he kills.