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Comedy

  1. weddings
    Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost Are EngagedScarJo + CoJo = Love4eva.
  2. last night on late night
    Paul Rudd’s Pete Buttigieg Wants You to Accept Him As a ‘Boring, Gay Man’SNL gets political one last time before summer.
  3. profiles
    Rachel Dratch Is Right Where She Wants to BeThe former SNL star on professional setbacks, personal surprises, and making a movie with her best friends.
  4. consent
    Louis C.K. Is Doing Everything in His Power to Keep You From Recording His SetsC.K. is taking new legal measures to protect his material.
  5. culture
    Kate McKinnon Is Playing Elizabeth Holmes in a Hulu DramaThe show is based on the podcast The Dropout.
  6. culture
    The Dizzying, Glamorous Comedy of Catherine CohenMeet the antidote to the last decade’s deadpan bro stand-up.
  7. finales
    What Broad City Meant to Millennial Jewish WomenOn the eve of the show’s finale, eight women reflect on the show’s most relatable Jewish moments, from the Birthmark trip to Ilana’s straightener.
  8. last night on late night
    Even Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn’t Know What Goop IsBut she’ll consciously unemploy you anyway.
  9. how i get it done day
    How Sasheer Zamata Handled Her Biggest Career SetbackThe former SNL star realized her dream job wasn’t what she thought it would be.
  10. pop culture
    Why Is TV So Obsessed With the Afterlife Right Now?From The Good Place to Miracle Workers, Forever to Russian Doll, a wealth of new shows are exploring what happens to us after we die.
  11. metoo
    Aziz Ansari’s Comeback Show Was a Lot to ProcessHe addressed woke culture, complicity, politics, and more in the kickoff to his tour.
  12. aw
    I Love This Wholesome Porn ChannelRyan Creamer’s videos include “I Blow You a Platonic Kiss” and “I Deliver You a Pizza and Don’t Put My Weiner In It.”
  13. oops
    Donald Trump Jr. Doesn’t Know What SNL Stands For“You dummy,” said Bobby Moynihan.
  14. last night on late night
    SNL’s Elizabeth Warren Wants to Stick Her Finger Up Your Caboose, for America“You might even like it.”
  15. louis c.k.
    Have You Heard the One About Louis C.K.’s Sexual Misconduct?The infamous comedian joked about it in a new set.
  16. culture
    Welcome to Puberty TVA new wave of comedies is finally taking teen sexuality seriously.
  17. comedy
    Kevin Hart Ponders Homophobic Tweets Yet Again, Apologizes to LGBTQ Community“I didn’t say these words to people,” he said by way of explanation. “This was our dumb asses on Twitter going back and forth with each other.”
  18. comedy
    What Did We Really Expect From Louis C.K.?Like so many abusive men before him, he took the path of least resistance.
  19. louis c.k.
    Louis C.K. Mocks Parkland Kids, Nonbinary People in Leaked Stand-up Set“My life is over, I don’t give a shit.”
  20. comedy
    Would You Have the Balls to Heckle Louis C.K.?Talking to the 25-year-old woman who yelled at the comedian to “get his dick out” onstage at the Comedy Cellar.
  21. bad comebacks
    Louis C.K. Returned to Comedy Cellar Last Night As Protesters Gathered Outside“I feel it’s my duty to resist,” one woman told the Cut. “What he did was not acceptable. Not by a long shot.”
  22. beauty interviews
    Sasheer Zamata Goes to Bed at 2 A.M. and Wakes Up With a Shot of Aloe VeraShe does shots of ginger, too.
  23. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Comedy Writer Megan Amram of The Good PlaceThe Good Place writer on drinking too much coffee, becoming a L.A. caricature, and how Twitter changed her career.
  24. #metoo
    Sarah Silverman Says She Allowed Louis C.K. to Masturbate in Front of Her“It’s all very black and white until it comes to your front door and the ‘bad guy’ is someone you love.”
  25. excellent questions
    Leslie Jones Livetweets The Shape of Water, Which, If You Remember, Is GrossJust because it won Best Picture doesn’t mean it’s not extremely nasty.
  26. #metoo
    Comedy Cellar Owner on Louis C.K.: ‘He’s Not Banned by Any Means’“That’s why we have the ‘swim at your own risk’ policy.”
  27. bad comebacks
    Louis C.K. Jokes About ‘Weird Year’: ‘I Lost $35 Million in an Hour’“It’s been a weird year,” he said in a standup set, saying he had “lost $35 million in an hour.”
  28. sexual misconduct
    Two Women Walked Out of Louis C.K.’s Latest SetAt the Comedy Cellar, the comedian was met with “wild applause” and “a warm send-off when he left.”
  29. metoo
    What Happened to the Women Louis C.K. Harassed?He made his comeback this week. But what about them?
  30. #metoo
    Louis C.K. Returns to Stand-up for First Time Since Sexual-Misconduct AdmissionAccording to the New York Times, the crowd at the Comedy Cellar gave the comedian “an ovation even before he began.”
  31. who is america
    Every Time Sacha Baron Cohen Says ‘My Wife’ in His ShowA Who Is America? investigation.
  32. who is america?
    Sacha Baron Cohen Runs a ‘Pedophile Detector’ Test on Roy MooreYou probably won’t be too surprised with his findings.
  33. sexual misconduct
    Netflix Would Make Another Season of Master of None ‘Whenever Aziz Is Ready’The streaming giant offered its first public support of Ansari after he was accused of sexual misconduct.
  34. sexual harassment
    Chloe Dykstra Speaks Out After AMC Reinstates Chris HardwickShe says she never participated in the network’s investigation and just wants to move on with her life.
  35. comedy
    Sacha Baron Cohen’s Show Needs More Female WritersIf the first episode of Who Is America? suggested it, the second episode proves it.
  36. tv
    Rape Skeptic Kurt Metzger Wrote for Sacha Baron Cohen’s New ShowThe comedian, who has repeatedly belittled rape accusers, is one of ten men (and no women) writing for Who Is America?
  37. comedy
    This Stand-Up Special Will Change the Way You Think About ComedyHannah Gadsby’s must-watch Netflix special is the most groundbreaking stand-up performance since Tig Notaro’s cancer set.
  38. no man's land
    Jessica Williams Is Ready to Claim What’s HersShe has built a corner of Hollywood that’s entirely her own.
  39. comedy
    Michelle Wolf Mocks the ‘Ugly’ Personality of Sarah Huckabee Sanders“She has the Mario Batali of personalities.”
  40. i've made a huge mistake
    Jason Bateman Apologies for Insensitive New York Times InterviewIn which he defended Jeffrey Tambor while Jessica Walter cried.
  41. new mom
    The Best New-Mom Jokes From Ali Wong’s Netflix Special, Hard Knock WifeFrom breastfeeding, to sex after giving birth, to smelling butts.
  42. white house correspondents' dinner
    Michelle Wolf Speaks Out About Her WHCD JokesAnd other things of note from her Fresh Air interview with Terry Gross.
  43. white house correspondents' dinner
    Many Journalists Are Defending Michelle Wolf After WHCA StatementTwitter users roasted the White House Correspondents Association.
  44. tribeca film festival
    Tina Fey Choked Up Paying Tribute to Gilda Radner Last NightAt the Tribeca Film Festival premiere for Love, Gilda.
  45. profiles
    Gideon Adlon Is Ready for AnythingPamela Adlon’s eldest daughter prepares to navigate stardom — and answer the tough questions — in the era of #MeToo.
  46. lawsuits
    Comic Banned From UCB for Alleged Sexual Assault Sues for Gender DiscriminationThe suit says that the directors “decided that he must be guilty because he looks like other people who have been guilty of crimes in the past.”
  47. q&a
    Carrie Brownstein Is Redefining AmbitionThe Portlandia co-creator talks #MeToo, directing a rom-com, and getting back in the studio with Sleater-Kinney.
  48. golden globes 2018
    How Seth Meyers Plans to Talk About Sexual Assault at the Golden GlobesHosting the Golden Globes in a post-Weinstein, post-#MeToo world is no easy feat.
  49. give this person all the awards
    This Brilliant Girls Trip Scene Didn’t Make It Into the MoviePlease, someone get me the deleted scenes immediately!
  50. lawsuits
    Comedian Sued for Banning Men From ShowA man is comparing Iliza Shlesinger’s “Girls Night with Iliza – No Boys Allowed” with racial segregation.
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