Jenny Slate: ‘Ivanka Trump is a fake feminist and should be ashamed’
The US actor, standup and author on her new film, Gifted, rescuing her career after being fired from Saturday Night Live, inspirational women and the terrifying situation in the White HouseJenny Slate, 35, is an American comedian, actor and author. The middle of three sisters, with a ceramicist moth... [Read More]
Joseph Morpurgo: ‘I once got dive-bombed by a bird on stage’
The cult character comic on the things that make him laugh the most, from Corbyn kebabs to Hans TeeuwenThe [00s MTV sketch show] Human Giant deserves more shine than it gets. My favourites are Mother & Son Moving Company and Let’s Go. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Joseph Morpurgo: ‘I once got dive-bombed by a bird on stage’
The cult character comic on the things that make him laugh the most, from Corbyn kebabs to Hans TeeuwenThe [00s MTV sketch show] Human Giant deserves more shine than it gets. My favourites are Mother & Son Moving Company and Let’s Go. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Dying Laughing review – savagely funny documentary about standup
Sarah Silverman, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Stewart Lee, Garry Shandling and Victoria Wood feature in this film about the craft and catharsis of comedyA murderer’s row of standup talent has been assembled for this documentary on the craft and catharsis of comedy. Chris Rock, Steve Coogan, Jer... [Read More]
Dying Laughing review – savagely funny documentary about standup
Sarah Silverman, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Stewart Lee, Garry Shandling and Victoria Wood feature in this film about the craft and catharsis of comedyA murderer’s row of standup talent has been assembled for this documentary on the craft and catharsis of comedy. Chris Rock, Steve Coogan, Jer... [Read More]
Yvonne Orji Of ‘Insecure’ Shares Her ‘First Gen.’ Series Is In Talks For TV, Stops By ESPN
Back in 2015 we all got a chance to hear a new voice potentially headed to TV with a pilot released online called First Gen. Yvonne Orji who created the series at the time was a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles but thanks to HBO’s Insecure things for her has drastically changed. Orji’s ... [Read More]
Tom Green: 'It demystifies the presidency when you've had Trump scream in your face'
He was the original online prankster who married Drew Barrymore and got fired by Trump. As he returns to standup, he talks about not getting his dues – and where you draw the line in comedyTom Green has been rapped about by Eminem, fired by Donald Trump and married briefly to Drew Barrymore. H... [Read More]
Tom Green: 'It demystifies the presidency when you've had Trump scream in your face'
He was the original online prankster who married Drew Barrymore and got fired by Trump. As he returns to standup, he talks about not getting his dues – and where you draw the line in comedyTom Green has been rapped about by Eminem, fired by Donald Trump and married briefly to Drew Barrymore. H... [Read More]
The must-see standup of summer 2017: Daniel Kitson, Sara Pascoe, Rob Delaney and more
The star of Catastrophe brings carnality, the elusive Kitson attempts to ‘alter language’, Sara Pascoe goes dating, while Hannah Gadsby goes out with a bang•Summer culture: TelevisionLas Vegas’s loss is Britain’s gain, as the veteran magic double-act return for UK tour. ... [Read More]
The must-see standup of summer 2017: Daniel Kitson, Sara Pascoe, Rob Delaney and more
The star of Catastrophe brings carnality, the elusive Kitson attempts to ‘alter language’, Sara Pascoe goes dating, while Hannah Gadsby goes out with a bang•Summer culture: TelevisionLas Vegas’s loss is Britain’s gain, as the veteran magic double-act return for UK tour. ... [Read More]