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Movie Review: I Am Road Comic

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.10.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

It's been four years since comedian-turned-commercial-filmmaker Jordan Brady used the low-budget documentary I Am Comic to give us a glimpse of what the world of stand-up looks like from the inside

What Kind Of Comedian Should You Be?

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.09.2014 | Comedy

Thinking about trying stand-up? Check out this flowchart by Paul Ogata first... it might save you some trouble. h/t The Comics Comic...

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 06.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

What's Okay To Like On Facebook, According To Jerry Seinfeld

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy

It used to be the worst thing you had to worry about in the New York social sphere was how to deal with your annoying neighbor across the hall. But th...

Kevin Hart Reveals Why Ice Cube Never Laughs

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy

When your idea of a "Good Day" is just not getting murdered, it's understandable that you don't smile a lot, but Ice Cube takes it to a whole new leve...

The Truth About Being A Dad, According To 14 Really Funny Famous Guys

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents

Comedians are known to tell it like it is, and their jokes on the topic of fatherhood are no exception. Leave it to these guys to hit the nail on the ...

How Jerry Seinfeld Defied the Odds and Won the Internet

Danny Groner | Posted 06.10.2014 | Comedy
Danny Groner

When Jerry Seinfeld was shopping around "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" as an online miniseries, he says he was told by digital experts that there's no way audiences would go for it if episodes were more than five minutes each.

Jen Kirkman Explains the Glamour of the Divorcée

Karen Geier | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Karen Geier

I recently spoke to Jen about her life, children and crying in front of Joan Rivers.

This Comedian's Cat Pictures Are Pure Gold

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.12.2014 | Comedy

What's better than one cat? Two cute cats with smushed faces. What's better than that? Their comedian owner constantly mocking them with ridiculous ph...

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.

Eddie Izzard's Force Majeure World Tour Not Just About Laughs

Dylan Gadino | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

On the surface, Eddie Izzard and Arnold Schwarzenegger don't seem to have much in common.

Uptown Showdown: A Short Interview With John Fugelsang About (Fake) Debating

Danny Groner | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy
Danny Groner

"I'm arguing that society is getting dumber, and in my act I discuss politicians who keep getting elected by people who vote against their own self-interest. I'll get back to you when I find a connection."

The World According to Andrew Ginsburg

Yvonna Russell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Yvonna Russell

His angst shtick is wrapped around a handsome, six-foot-tall, three-time world-winning bodybuilding physique. Andrew is a smashup of Jerry Seinfeld and Superman. His day job as a personal trainer gives him plenty of material for his observational comedy.

Funny Boys: Those Fabulous Jewish Comedians

Warren Adler | Posted 04.26.2014 | Comedy
Warren Adler

Not all ideas for my novels have come in a flash. Some have grown in my imagination over a long period of time, more like dripping water that becomes ...

Bill Hicks: 20 Years Gone

Patton Oswalt | Posted 04.28.2014 | Comedy
Patton Oswalt

I emceed for Bill Hicks in 1991, at Charlie Goodnights in Raleigh, North Carolina. It changed what I wanted to do with comedy, almost instantly.

Are Comedians Crazy? Survey Says...

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

The key to being insanely funny may be a touch of insanity--and that's no joke. A new study suggests that comedians exhibit high levels of psychoti...

Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs Might Be The New Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs, the stars of the CBS sitcom "Two Broke Girls," are looking more and more like they might become the next great awards-sho...

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Karen Kilgariff

Melinda Hill | Posted 03.02.2014 | 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 into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Kyle Kinane

Melinda Hill | Posted 03.01.2014 | 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 into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Drew Droege

Melinda Hill | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

Occupation: American actor, comedian, writer, and director best known for his online impressions of Chloë Sevigny.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Julian McCullough

Melinda Hill | Posted 02.18.2014 | 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 into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

'SNL' Plans To Add Black Female Cast Member Soon

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 12.18.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" plans to add one or two black female performers to its cast as soon as January. A representative for the NBC ...

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Kevin Christy

Melinda Hill | Posted 02.10.2014 | 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.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Matt Besser

Melinda Hill | Posted 02.09.2014 | 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 into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Rory Scovel

Melinda Hill | Posted 01.31.2014 | 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 into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.