Reading Time: 4 minutes Ralph Rebandt, a Christian pastor and Republican candidate for governor, embarrassingly makes a case for banning the Bible in schools.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Aziz Ansari has a new special out on Netflix, Nightclub Comedian. It clocks in at about 30 minutes and showcases the magic of New York City’s Comedy Cellar. Aziz discusses NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers, white people’s love of Crazy Rich Asians, and the pandemic. Check out this clip where Aziz makes the argument that there’s […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Taylor Tomlinson has a lot to say about how it felt to grow up in a religious household. Part advice, part philosophy, and all funny, she speaks her truth in this slice of stand-up awesome. Dating, friendships, our evolving relationship with technology and reality––Taylor skewers modern twenty-something life with self-deprecating precision. Raised in a conservative […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you haven’t seen Bo Burnham’s Netflix special Inside, then you are missing out on one of the most innovative, touching, and funny comedy shows of all time. Filmed during the dark days of 2020, Bo explores what it’s like to be doing the best he can in a world gone mad. Inside isn’t your […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute There are no holy books of comedy. There is no Moses, Jesus, or Muhammad who brought us the Law of LOL. No adherent of laughter can pick up a book and say “This is the final revelation of jokes.” But comedy does have history. Trailblazing comedians mapped the way for generations. Today’s professional funny people […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Comedian Anthony Jeselnik’s style of humor can be summed up as I’m going to think of the most horrible thing and make it funny. The man is a comedian’s comedian. While that august title is typically reserved for talented jokesmiths who aren’t successful, Jeselnik is. He’s been able to thread the needle. He doesn’t compromise […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Leighann Lord is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, and author. She’s performed on Comedy Central, Lifetime, and recently appeared on Showtime’s Even More Funny Women of a Certain Age. Her books include Dict Jokes, Real Women Do It Standing Up, and Happy Black Men. She’s smart. She’s successful. And like most of us, she finds dating […]