Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande: the complete timeline
If you haven’t heard, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson split up this weekend. While the couple’s time together was short, every moment of their 5-month engagement was obsessively dissected by Grande’s legion of fans. If you aren’t a devoted follower of stan Twitter, it was har... [Read More]
Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande: the complete timeline
If you haven’t heard, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson split up this weekend. While the couple’s time together was short, every moment of their 5-month engagement was obsessively dissected by Grande’s legion of fans. If you aren’t a devoted follower of stan Twitter, it was har... [Read More]
6 Times Seth Meyers Won Saturday Night Live
Seth Meyers is coming back to host Saturday Night Live this week after leaving the cast in 2014. We think that’s pretty awesome! In 13 years on the show, Meyers was a cast member, a Weekend Update host, and served as head writer for almost nine years. While he left the show to replace Jimmy Fa... [Read More]
The Best ‘SNL’ Sketches and Moments of 2017
Saturday Night Live entered 2017 with good ratings, millions of viral shares, and more momentum than it has had in years. Much of this upshot was due to the political climate–and the country’s need for the humorous angle of what often seems like dark times. SNL did an admirable job in 20... [Read More]
The 15 Funniest Twitter Accounts of 2017
Remember laughter? Hot Take: 2017 was Extremely Bad. There, glad we got that out the way. Sure, the president might be a racist robber baron, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t also a misogynistic, science-denying, lava-cake-brained internet troll. His pernicious, poisonous policies have alr... [Read More]
The Comedy Curator’s Christmas Cuts
While I am not usually a fan of these kinds of lists, I do miss my annual tradition of sending holiday mix tapes, and later mix CDs, to friends and family. So a few caveats. Please note that this playlist does not suggest any particular hierarchy, but rather is sequenced in my suggested order of [&h... [Read More]
Zach Broussard’s Annual “Top 1000 Comedians” List Is Here with the Perfect Twist
Since 2014, comedian Zach Broussard has been closing out the year with an annual list where he ranks the top 1000 comedians. The first year was a straight-up list on Tumblr, then in 2015 Broussard created a website for the list that forced comedians to click through the names one by one, then last y... [Read More]
How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream Comedy
The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, are legendarily funny. They’re constant bit factories, firing jokes like a minigun. The shorts will upend their own narratives at a moment’s notice... [Read More]