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The Soapbox: Some Good News (Really) About Rape Jokes

As if we didn’t already have enough reasons to say RIP Society: French “YouTube comedian” (I know) Remi Baillard recently released a video called “Free Sex,” in which he’s filmed…

Katrin Higher | April 14, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman As “Late Show” Host

CBS announced today that Stephen Colbert has signed a five-year contract to replace David Letterman as host of the “Late Show” when Letterman retires next year. In a statement, Colbert…

Jessica Wakeman | April 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Funny Ladies: 6 Hysterical Female Comedy Duos You Need To Get Into Right Now

You never forget your first time. For me, it was five years ago. I’d just moved to Los Angeles and wanted to meet new people. I stood in line outside…

Leslie Simon | April 10, 2014 - 11:30 am

The Soapbox: Comedy Still Sees What Men Think Is Funny As The Default Human Experience

Recently, London comedian Jenny Collier tweeted a screen grab of an email she received from a booker informing her that she was kicked off a show because there were too…

Katrin Higher | March 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Please Enjoy Jonah Hill & Maroon 5 Singing This Awesomely Bad Song About Handjobs

Who would’ve thought a rock song about handies would include such awesome riffs? And who knew there were so many creative lyrics about them? Before Jonah Hill became the star of…

Claire Hannum | February 20, 2014 - 12:20 pm

The “Breaking Bad” Theme Song Gets An A Cappella Cover

Admittedly a cappella is not for everyone. For those of you who are suffering from “Breaking Bad” withdrawal (all of us), have a listen to this a cappella cover of…

Claire Hannum | February 13, 2014 - 2:30 pm

This Parody Fits Every Indie Movie Cliche Into Under 3 Minutes

Remember that Cracked parody about Oscar-nominated movies? Just in time for the Sundance Film Festival, indie movies now have a parody all their own. “Not Another Sundance Movie” was created…

Claire Hannum | January 23, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Watch John Oliver Bid Farewell To “The Daily Show”

Last night was John Oliver’s last episode on “The Daily Show” as he gears up to host an HBO comedy series next year. He spent over seven years with the…

Claire Hannum | December 20, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Let’s Make Some Christmas Cookies For Singles!

Single this holiday season? Me too! And so is the hilarious Akilah Hughes, who you might remember from her awesome “Meet Your First Black Girlfriend” video. She’s ridin’ solo, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 13, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Win This! 2 Tickets To “A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder” (And Reader Discount!)

‘Tis the season for New York City theater — and a “Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” should be on your must-see musical list! This murderous comedy takes you on…

Sophie Leon | December 4, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Kramer From “Seinfeld” Explains That Racist Meltdown He Had While Doing Standup

“I wasn’t getting much work before the incident, which was one of the reasons I was ding-donging around in those clubs late at night, unannounced — coming in and working…

Jessica Wakeman | November 28, 2013 - 9:00 am

The Soapbox: Women Tell Dirty Jokes, Deal With It

Dear Variety Columnist Brian Lowry,

You wrote a negative review of Sarah Silverman’s new comedy special, “We Are Miracles,” which aired on HBO Saturday night.

And…

Emily Winter | November 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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