Nathan Fielder Attempts to Destroy Uber in the Season 4 ‘Nathan for You’ Trailer
After a very long wait, Nathan Fielder’s series Nathan for You returns next month for its fourth season, and today Comedy Central released the trailer. In addition to reuniting with the Bill Gates impersonator from season 2 and using cabbies to destroy Uber, here’s some of what... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘My Favorite Murder’ Meets ‘Unqualified’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Brad Paisley Plays It Safe in His ‘Comedy Rodeo’ Special
The thought of country singer Brad Paisley having his own Netflix standup special  — even one with several actual comics on the bill — naturally brings about mixed feelings. On one hand, Paisley’s music has always employed a fair amount of humor; on “The Cigar Song,&rdqu... [Read More]
Jon Pointing review – a cringeworthy new comic monster is unleashed
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Pointing’s egocentric creep Cayden Hunter and his spoof acting masterclass is mesmerisingly ghastly and deliciously daft Towards the end of last summer’s Edinburgh festival, tongues started wagging about Jon Pointing’s below-the-radar work-in-progress... [Read More]
Jon Pointing review – a cringeworthy new comic monster is unleashed
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Pointing’s egocentric creep Cayden Hunter and his spoof acting masterclass is mesmerisingly ghastly and deliciously daft Towards the end of last summer’s Edinburgh festival, tongues started wagging about Jon Pointing’s below-the-radar work-in-progress... [Read More]
From a mime and his baby to singing sisters: Edinburgh's comedy double acts
Trygve Wakenshaw has brought his one-year-old son as a sidekick, Flo and Joan search for love and Giants present the old disintegrating duo routineFor as long as there’s been comedy, there’s been the double act. Big one, small one; straight one, funny one; know-all and dimwit: these dyna... [Read More]
From a mime and his baby to singing sisters: Edinburgh's comedy double acts
Trygve Wakenshaw has brought his one-year-old son as a sidekick, Flo and Joan search for love and Giants present the old disintegrating duo routineFor as long as there’s been comedy, there’s been the double act. Big one, small one; straight one, funny one; know-all and dimwit: these dyna... [Read More]
Review: Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo, on Netflix
Comedians and comedy fans were left speechless when Netflix announced a comedy special this summer from Brad Paisley. But as I wrote in my review for Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo, via Decider: It’s not that far-fetched to see a country music act hosting a comedy special. Brad Paisley has ... [Read More]
Benjamin Apple Is the Best Bad Doctor
The bad doctor trope is one we’ve seen in TV and movies for decades. Airplane, Family Guy, SNL (Will Ferrell’s “…quick call to Beverly”), the list goes on…and on. But have we seen it on the web? Probably, yes. Probably an equally large number of times.... [Read More]
From scissor attacks to diabetes improv: comedians' weirdest gigs
Lucy Porter caused a breakup. Romesh Ranganathan did a diabetes panel show. And Alexei Sayle survived a skinhead invasion. Comics relive their worst moments on stageThe 10 best jokes from the Edinburgh fringeA guy in the crowd had been drunkenly obnoxious all evening so I got everyone to chant &ldqu... [Read More]