Amy Schumer announces world arena tour for 2016, including second date at MSG
"This isn't my dream come true. This is beyond anything I could have ever fucking imagined for myself." That was Amy Schumer at the end of her stand-up performance Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, where she not only became the first female comedian to headline the arena -- and sell out the j... [Read More]
Standup is an unpretentious art but too often it's anti-intellectual too
Comedians tend to apologise for making any highbrow references in their material. I wish more felt at ease quoting poetry like Liam WilliamsI’ve been listening to Liam Williams’s recent Comedian’s Comedian podcast interview with Stuart Goldsmith, which is packed with interesting st... [Read More]
Tony Law: ‘The Brothers Karamazov made me laugh like a spoon’
From Bill Murray to The Day Today, the comedian reveals the things he finds funniestSean Lock at the Edinburgh fringe in 2002. Pure funny bones – instinctual. Every bit he did was a surprise. The best bit was him killing a budgie with a spoon. He was perfect that day; a solid hour laughing, mo... [Read More]