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Maria Bamford

As Trump Threat Remains, DC Offers Comedy Bonanza: Maria Bamford, Jackie Kashian, Tig Notaro's Bentzen Ball (with Emo Philips), Mike Birbiglia, Sean Patton and Dick Gregory Bring the Laughs

Art Levine | Posted 10.06.2016 | Comedy
Art Levine

Photo of Jackie Kashian with permission of With the race for the presidency still tight even after last week's debate, there's no...

Musician Dan Henig And Comedian Melinda Hill

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Just what do a break-out musician and a veteran comedian have in common? Lots it turns out!

What Do Emoji's Sound Like? (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2016 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

If you've ever sent the heart-eyes emoji to a friend a relative, you may have asked yourself: if that smiley face could talk, what would it sound like? Or maybe you've never asked that. That point is, we were curious.

Where You Can See Great Women Comics Who Should Have Netflix or HBO Specials. Part I: Sue Costello in NYC Tonight

Art Levine | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
Art Levine

With the boom in self-released, Netflix and HBO comedy specials, it sometimes seems there's too much of a glut of comedians unveiling their new shows. LIke the comedy club craze of the 1980s, it's leading to plenty of entertainment options for comedy fans -- but hardly all of the work is first-rate or particularly original.

Maureen Ryan

Your Favorite Fabulous Comedy Veterans Are Back For 'Benched' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment

It's not too much to ask that a mainstream half-hour comedy A) be funny, B) know how to use its cast well and C) have a good idea of what it wants to ...

Maria Bamford Tells (Almost) All About Her Comedy, Mental Illness and Sloppy Psych Care Before The American Comedy Awards

Art Levine | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Art Levine

On her way to becoming arguably the most innovative, unique and emotionally resonant comedian in the country, Maria Bamford has seen her cult following grow ever larger.

Moontower Comedy Festival: Maria Bamford

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Austin apparently likes to keep it weird. No huge surprise, then, that Thursday's Paramount Theatre audience would take so kindly to Maria Bamford, weirdest of the weird when it comes to premises, voices and preoccupations.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Maria Bamford

Melinda Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | 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 i...

The Ultimate Look Back At The '90s

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.04.2013 | Comedy

Remember the '90s? Of course you do. But your memories are probably not as entertaining as when Judd Apatow and Maria Bamford sat down to talk about t...

This Might Be The Coolest Thing For Stand-Up In A While

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

Since Louis C.K. changed the way comedy specials are sold with his landmark "Live at the Beacon Theatre," which he sold directly to fans through his s...

Maria Bamford's Hilarious Mom Impression Returns

Posted 05.30.2013 | Comedy

Do you have burning questions about life that can only be answered by a "70-year-old retired family therapist and Netflix connoisseur?" Well, you're i...

Maria Bamford, Erin Foley Triumph at Women in Comedy Festival -- Their Way

Art Levine | Posted 05.30.2013 | Comedy
Art Levine

Maria Bamford has emerged over the last year as one of the most critically revered comics -- especially among her peers -- in the country while bravely addressing the stigma of mental illness as part of her act.

WATCH: Maria Bamford's Private Comedy Special For Her Parents

Posted 12.05.2012 | Comedy

Maria Bamford's latest special is, as far as we know, the first time a comedian has performed for an audience of two in her living room. Scratch that ...

Maria Bamford's Next Special Will Be Pretty Different

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy

When Maria Bamford, one of the most unique comedic voices working today, decides to release a special, she doesn't need to adhere to your stinkin' rul...

Ross Luippold

Maria Bamford Will Be On 'Arrested Development' | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.25.2012 | Comedy

Maria Bamford will have a recurring role on the new season of "Arrested Development," The Huffington Post has learned. Known for her off-kilter sta...

Why Aren't You Watching This Web Series?!?: The Maria Bamford Show

Maria Heinegg | Posted 10.12.2012 | Comedy
Maria Heinegg

If you do not know who Maria Bamford is, relax. It'll be fine. But, just quickly, OH MY GOD, YOUR WHOLE LIFE IS ABOUT TO IMPROVE.

VIDEO: Maria Bamford Hates Office Drama

Posted 08.01.2012 | Women

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WATCH: Maria Bamford Wishes She Could Go Back In Time

Posted 07.21.2012 | Comedy

Maria Bamford's not only one of the funniest stand-up comics working today, she also tends to be more open than most about some of her inner demons, w...

FYF Fest 2012 Comedy Lineup Revealed

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Angelenos, get ready to laugh. FYF Fest -- the annual music festival, which will be in LA State Historic Park -- has a stand-up comedy component, ...

VIDEO: Maria Bamford, Red Flag Girl

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

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Bridgetown Recap

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival was an amazing weekend. I felt so honored to get to perform around such fantastic comics and work in such a fun and encouraging and professional environment.

First Night of Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Yay, I got here! I got to Portland Thursday for the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and as soon as I got here I got to run to see the tail end of my hero i...

Can't Wait for Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

Entering its fifth year of awesomeness, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival is bringing some hilarious comics to Portland, Oregon.

WATCH: Who Will Be Elected Santa In 2012?

Posted 02.18.2012 | Comedy

We still have almost a full year left to go before the 2012 election. Sure, political satire seems fun and energetic now, but imagine 11 more months o...

WATCH: Maria Bamford Is Book Vlogger

Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy

If you've ever picked up a Bible and thought, "Uh, why don't you edit? Galatians, you don't even need that," you may have a lot in common with Maria B...