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Meet Pam Ann, The Raunchy Airline Stewardess Inspired By Drag Queens

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Comedian Caroline Reid stopped by HuffPost Live yesterday to discuss her infamous alter ego Pam Ann and how she developed the character while living i...

Speaking Out Against the General Public's Usage of the Verbal 'Rim Shot'

Michael Ziegfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Michael Ziegfeld

It's hard to remember before the '90s when stand up comedy had yet to be on every television channel or on every street corner establishment holding a comedy night.

Interview: Irish Comic Dylan Moran Takes America by Typhoon

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

The Irish comedian, actor and writer delivers a set so white-hot that a woman in the second row is convulsed with laughter and breathing dangerously, her wheezes registering somewhere between a natural disaster and a fatality.

Tig Notaro Reflects On The Extraordinary Set That Changed Her Career

Posted 10.18.2013 | Comedy

Tig Notaro experienced three things in four months that could have killed her. One of those things was breast cancer. After learning about her diagnos...

Interview With Maggie Maye

Barbara Holm | Posted 12.16.2013 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

I met Austin comedian Maggie Maye a few years ago at the Women in Comedy festival in Boston. Since then I've seen her everywhere, San Francisco, New York, Portland, and in my heart. She's super funny, loveable and a very strong comedian.

Interview with Aparna Nancherla

Barbara Holm | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Aparna Nancherla is one of my favorite stand up comedians, and also one of the kindest, coolest people I know. She was one of the 2013 New Faces at Just for Laughs and has been on WTF with Marc Maron.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Molly McAleer

Melinda Hill | Posted 12.03.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

James Adomian As Everyone

Posted 08.12.2013 | Comedy

You know what would be cool? Seeing Louis C.K, Madonna, Rihanna, Freddie Mercury and Kate Upton all performing on the same stage. Oh, wait - that happ...

Kevin Hart Explain Why Cats Go Viral, Tyler Perry's Success and More of the Unexplainable (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.28.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Let Me Explain" comedian Kevin Hart gives his take on derogatory terms, why chocolate is bad for dogs, what's up with all those movie remakes, Tyle...

Are Comedians Afraid To Make Fun Of Obama?

Posted 05.23.2013 | Comedy

Have comedians been cowed by Obama? Colin Quinn, stand-up comedian and former cast member of "Saturday Night Live," went after his cohorts for taking ...

Dysfunctional Dater #5: Instamacy Issues

Melinda Hill | Posted 06.24.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

I used to think I loved iInternet dating, but then I realized I just loved drinking fancy wine that someone else was financing.

A Jonathan Winters Tale

Buddy Winston | Posted 06.16.2013 | Comedy
Buddy Winston

If you lived in Santa Barbara for the last 30 years there is a good chance that Jonathan Winters was your friend. He knew no strangers, and as he ambled around the upscale pueblo of Montecito it was very likely that he would grant you a JW encounter to cherish forever.

What I Learned at the Roast of Jack Black

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 06.07.2013 | Comedy
Shannon Sutherland

If you tell the world that you "pooped your pants" at the White House and then go to a roast, you will be the punch line of almost every joke. I'm looking at you Al Roker.

World Scrabble Champion And Comedian Takes His Dark Tale To The Stage

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts

Matt Graham, a comedian once known in the Boston comic realm as the master of "non stand-up stand-up," has one of the most daunting resumes we've ever...

Comedian TJ Miller on Changing His Appearance for Mike Judge's Silicon Valley HBO Pilot

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.19.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Comedian TJ Miller stops by the What's Trending studio to talk about HBO's Silicon Valley, The Warner Sound's "Gorburger" show and react to some of pop culture's finest actors turned singers.

Portlandia Star Fred Armisen on What Makes a Hipster and How to Interview Musicians at SXSW 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"I always attribute it to luck," Armisen says of the Portlandia success with co-creator and co-star Carrie Brownstein. "It's a lucky time for us. We were just very fortunate that it all worked out."

Romany Malco Recreates Oscar-Nominated Best Actor Performances (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.26.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

To round out our Academy Awards-themed week, actor Romany Malco ("Weeds", "40 Year-Old Virgin," "Think Like A Man") performs monologues from this ye...

'Women of L.A' : The Anti-Female Anthem of 2013

Erin Gibson | Posted 04.16.2013 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

Look, I'm sure DJ Lubel didn't set out to make something misogynistic or anti-women. This is what makes it so horrifying. He doesn't even know what he's doing.

New Girl Star Lamorne Morris Reveals Rapping Skills (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.29.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Lamorne Moore plays roommate Winston on New Girl, and our guest hosts Lance Bass

Life Advice From OWN's Funniest Women

Posted 01.04.2013 | OWN

Is a sense of humor enough to get you through anything? Find out what it’s really like to be an up-and-coming female comedian in Chicago. Plus: The ...

Comedian Heather McDonald Dishes About Her Very Kardashian Christmas Gone Wrong (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

At the first annual Tube-a-Tweet-a-Thon, presented by Virgin Mobile and What's Trending, author and comedian Heather McDonald (Chelsea Lately) share...

Interview: Demetri Martin Talks Comedy

Harmon Leon | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Demetri Martin claims to have a gay Beatle haircut. He also has a new comedy album. We ask Demetri Martin questions. He answers them. The following is the result.

Keegan-Michael Key Talks Key & Peele Season 3 and Bringing Sketch Comedy to YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.28.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

To celebrate the recent news that his hilarious sketch series Key and Peele has been renewed for a third season, co-creator/star Keegan-Michael Key joins What's Trending to talk about how the show got started, getting to meet President Obama and bringing sketch comedy to YouTube.

Orlando Jones Stars in New Interactive Web Series 'Meridian'

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Meridian stars Orlando Jones (Drumline, MAD TV) as Jeff, a bored employee at a tech support call center whose life is changed when he discovers a mysterious Aztec amulet.

WATCH: Comedian Recounts Emigrating To NYC

Narrative.ly | Posted 10.25.2012 | New York

Ophira Eisenberg on ex-boyfriends who refuse to get frisky, rental-car extortion, high-speed getaways, and Canadians named Gord. Selected as one of...