Chasing the Laugh with Joe Sib
In his multimedia one-man show California Calling: A Story of Growing Up Punk Rock, Joe Sib wove a tale that started with the first time he heard real punk music and ended with him fronting the band Wax and founding SideOneDummy Records. Performing the show eight years ago planted a seed in Joe that... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell Has Learned to Be Comfortably Uncomfortable
Kamau Bell has spent a lifetime trying to figure out how he fits into the big picture of things. His new book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6′ 4″, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and St... [Read More]
Vir Das Has an ‘Abroad Understanding’
Being born in India, raised in Africa, and schooled in the United States has given comedian Vir Das a unique perspective on what is globally funny. After dabbling in comedy while attending college in the US, Das headed back to India to take a job as a VJ in Bombay. He lost the job in […] [Read More]
Vir Das Has an ‘Abroad Understanding’
Being born in India, raised in Africa, and schooled in the United States has given comedian Vir Das a unique perspective on what is globally funny. After dabbling in comedy while attending college in the US, Das headed back to India to take a job as a VJ in Bombay. He lost the job in […] [Read More]
Meet Mindy Tucker, the Eyes of New York Comedy
Photographer Mindy Tucker has been shooting comedians for nearly a decade. In that time, Tucker has captured a massive photographic record of performers, shows, and parties in venues all over New York. Her “Year in Comedy” series features people from across the spectrum of experience, ra... [Read More]
Catching Up with Brandon Wardell
Reading Brandon Wardell’s Twitter account is like looking at online humor and culture through a prism. He seems to reflect our every joke, meme, and pop culture reference into his surreal persona. Brandon is “online as hell.” He popularized the “Dicks Out for Harambe” m... [Read More]
Talking ‘Nobodies’ with Rachel Ramras, Larry Dorf, and Hugh Davidson
The concept of “making it” in showbiz is perhaps made up itself. There is no defining body of who makes it and who doesn’t, and sometimes your big wins will look small in retrospect, just like your minor wins could fill you with the most amount of pride eventually. That being said,... [Read More]
Talking ‘Nobodies’ with Rachel Ramras, Larry Dorf, and Hugh Davidson
The concept of “making it” in showbiz is perhaps made up itself. There is no defining body of who makes it and who doesn’t, and sometimes your big wins will look small in retrospect, just like your minor wins could fill you with the most amount of pride eventually. That being said,... [Read More]
Embracing the Middle with The Lucas Brothers
Keith and Kenny Lucas, aka The Lucas Bros, just dropped a new Netflix special today, fittingly titled On Drugs. The one-hour special is perfectly in line with what fans of the twin stoners have come to know them for: a chilled-out exploration of the brothers’ shared perspective with a nice dos... [Read More]
Getting ‘Problematic’ with Moshe Kasher
Moshe Kasher has already checked comedian, author, podcaster, producer, and actor off of his career checklist. Now he has his sights set on a new title, “the Phil Donahue of the internet generation.” Comedy Central’s new talk show, Problematic with Moshe Kasher, premieres tomorrow ... [Read More]