Posts tagged "comedians"

This Comedian Might Be A 10-Year-Old Girl, But She’s Already Slinging Jokes Like A Pro

Saffron Herndon (some people call her Saffy) is only 10 years old, but don’t let that fool you. She’s been performing stand-up comedy for over two years now and has been featured…

Lauren Vinopal | September 22, 2015 - 10:30 am

The Feminist Infiltration of ‘Inside Amy Schumer’

In 2012 I went to a comedy “Industry Panel” at Gotham Comedy Club. It was well attended since it was free and was full of about 100 young hopeful comedians.

Katrin Higher | June 12, 2015 - 11:00 am

5 Things To Know About Trevor Noah, The New Host Of “The Daily Show”

Dimples + humor x intelligence = YES, PLEASE.

Megan Reynolds | March 30, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Female Comedians Who Should Replace Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart has announced he’s leaving “The Daily Show” at the end of the year, which means it’s time for the internet to start speculating about who his replacement should…

College Candy | February 15, 2015 - 12:30 pm

The 5 Best Comedy Specials On Netflix Right Now

So I don’t like movies that much, and I’ve run through all of “Orange is the New Black,” “Archer,” “Adventure Time,” “Breaking Bad,” “American Horror Story” (not season 3, I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 1, 2014 - 9:00 am

Oh Dear: Study Finds Comedians Have “Psychotic Personality Traits”

Comics have high levels of psychotic personality traits, according to a new study which should come as a surprise to exactly no one who spends time around comedians. In other breaking…

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

10 Comedians Whose Sense Of Humor Has Landed Them Women Who Are “Out Of Their League”

Yesterday, a guy friend of mine IM’d me with something weighing on his mind. “Can we talk about how Daenerys Targaryen is dating Stewie?! You need to do a slideshow…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2012 - 9:00 am

When The Chips Are Down, People Want To Be Comedians

The recession is no laughing matter. Or, maybe it is? Since the economy went down the tubes, more and more people have started pursuing careers in comedy. A lot of…

Nikki Dowling | August 8, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Shun, Shag Or Marry: The New Late Night Line Up

Late Night TV has been going through some serious shake ups. Leno is officially dunzo and this month, Conan and Jimmy Fallon launched their new talk shows. So, now that…

Simcha | June 13, 2009 - 6:42 pm

Quick Pic: Bitch, Whine And Joan

“Celebrity Apprentice” winner Joan Rivers claws her way to the top “Live with Regis & Kelly.” Which is more plastic: her face, her personality, or her jewelry? [NYC, 5/11/09]…

Simcha | May 11, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Dealbreaker: The Comedian

It was a drizzly night, and I was walking down the street with Luke, my boyfriend at the time, to a comedy club where he was performing that night. He…

Anonymous | March 30, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Quickies!: I’d Rather Be Single Than Sleep With A Non-Voter has great e-cards and banner ads that will shame your loved ones and friends into voting. [Daily Bedpost]
Check out this remix of Jennifer Hudson’s “Spotlight.” [Popbytes]
These comedians…

Annika Harris | September 29, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Frisky’s Top Six Fantasy Guys (According To Profession)

It’s hump day and while we should be busy working, spring flings are on our minds. Boys, boys, all types of boys — it’s the stuff daydreams are made of.

Simcha | May 14, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Sexual Assault Is No Laughing Matter

English “comedian” Johnny Vegas isn’t talented, but he is up to some serious funny business. Last Friday night, at one of his shows in London, after admitting he “had no…

Simcha | May 2, 2008 - 3:30 pm

Is Rape Ever Funny?

Touchy subject, I know. Once a week I write a round-up for Jezebel, Gawker Media’s women’s site, about the misogyny that runs rampant on all of the web’s gossip blogs.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2007 - 7:34 pm