Nish Kumar review – apoplectic state-of-the-nation standup
Soho theatre, LondonThe Mash Report host unleashes a high-octane, self-mocking political show brimming with exasperation and angerYou can tell it’s been two years since Nish Kumar’s last live show – as long as it’s possible, surely, for this most vociferous of comics to keep ... [Read More]
Theresa May drag queens: 'We've dined out on her leopard-print heels for years!'
Hard Brexit innuendos, frolics in fields of wheat, that strong and stable obsession … four drag queens reveal why the prime minister is camp goldSue Gives a Fuck Continue reading...... [Read More]
David Baddiel has the last laugh at his online trolls
Twitter abuse proves rich source of material for new standup showIf there’s one thing even the most stupid and bigoted of internet trolls may soon learn, it’s to be wary of getting into an argument with a funny Jewish guy on Twitter – particularly if that guy happens to be David Ba... [Read More]
The Mash Report's Rachel Parris: 'There was a lot of excitement and fury'
The whip-smart comic talks about mocking Piers Morgan and Donald Trump, mixing scorn with good cheer and moving from songs to satire‘Determined cheerfulness is something I happen to do very well,” says Rachel Parris. If you’ve seen her live musical comedy shows, you won’t nee... [Read More]
The Mash Report's Rachel Parris: 'There was a lot of excitement and fury'
The whip-smart comic talks about mocking Piers Morgan and Donald Trump, mixing scorn with good cheer and moving from songs to satire‘Determined cheerfulness is something I happen to do very well,” says Rachel Parris. If you’ve seen her live musical comedy shows, you won’t nee... [Read More]
The Mash Report's Rachel Parris: 'There was a lot of excitement and fury'
The whip-smart comic talks about mocking Piers Morgan and Donald Trump, mixing scorn with good cheer and moving from songs to satire‘Determined cheerfulness is something I happen to do very well,” says Rachel Parris. If you’ve seen her live musical comedy shows, you won’t nee... [Read More]
Vice News explores the politics of booking college comedians in 2018
In case you missed it, VICE News shipped up to Boston this spring to talk to bookers for three local colleges — Emerson, Simmons and Lesley — about how they decide which comedians to bring to campus, and what kind of expectations they lay down for the stand-ups. It also features some nic... [Read More]
@TrumpComedyNerd’s Official Statement on Splitsider’s Move to Vulture
Earlier this year, we announced that Splitsider was acquired by Vulture and that we were working together to launch a new and expanded comedy section on Vulture later this month. Ahead of our big move, we asked the President of Comedy Nerds himself, @TrumpComedyNerd, to release an official... [Read More]
@TrumpComedyNerd’s Official Statement on Splitsider’s Move to Vulture
Earlier this year, we announced that Splitsider was acquired by Vulture and that we were working together to launch a new and expanded comedy section on Vulture later this month. Ahead of our big move, we asked the President of Comedy Nerds himself, @TrumpComedyNerd, to release an official... [Read More]
Tim Baltz Preaches for the Church of MAGA on ‘The Opposition’
During last night’s episode of The Opposition, Jordan Klepper came to the defense of a man named Greg Piatek who recently made news after he was kicked out of a Manhattan bar in 2017 while wearing a “Make America Great Again Hat” because he was being verbally abusive to the ba... [Read More]