Ronny Chieng on International Student and testing the limits of The Daily Show
Playing himself might be the ‘easiest job in the world’, but the boyish-looking, sick burn-delivering comic has been reliving some excruciating memoriesOn stage and screen, the comedian Ronny Chieng is famously irritable. A senior correspondent on America’s beloved news satire The ... [Read More]
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]
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]