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On the Talents of Louis C.K.

The comedian is coming to Jerusalem this summer

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What’s Jon Stewart Up To?

The bearded comedian is rubbing pig bellies and ribbing Trump, that’s what

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When a Hungry Italian Goes to His First Seder

With Passover as a backdrop, Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco shows us the edges of the eating Venn diagram for Italians and Jews

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Andrew Dice Clay’s Horrible Magnetism Is Back

Showtime’s new comedy ‘Dice’ stars the vulgar, Brooklyn-born comedian whose career could seemingly only reemerge now, during an American cultural nadir brought to you by Donald Trump

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Sarah Silverman Shares a Political Spiel, and Her Love for Bernie

‘Hilary had always been my choice…but she takes a lot of money from big corporations and banks, the very people she says she’s going to stand up to’

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Watch Two of Seinfeld’s Earliest TV Stand-up Routines

The rise of Seinfeld’s star came in the early ’80s when he performed for Johnny Carson and David Letterman. His routine touched on the weather, eyeglasses, driving, and fat people.

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The Man Behind the Mustache

Critic Lee Siegel explores the misanthropy that drove Groucho Marx and examines how we miss the mark on the comedic giant

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Seinfeld To Perform Stand-Up in Israel for the First Time

The legendary comedian will bring the laughs (and maybe some soup) to Tel Aviv for at least two shows in December

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And Tonight’s Headliner Is….Alan Dershowitz

The Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village gets ready to host a debate on Israel, Iran, and nuclear accords.

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Stealing the Funny

Josh ‘The Fat Jew’ Ostrovsky is the Insta-comedian who never was

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Shalom, Jon Stewart

The liberal lion steps down as host of The Daily Show after 16 years

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Don’t Forget To Laugh

Facing protests, Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ reminds us that the art of a good joke is all about context

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Amy Schumer Satirized the Rite of Visiting Holocaust Memorials—and Nailed It

Television sketch details sartorial atrocities, like an enormous pile of Crocs

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Seinfeld: Climate of Political Correctness is Hurting Comedy

In a recent interview, the funny man shares a parenting anecdote, and tells us why many comedians will no longer perform at colleges

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It’s ‘Broad City,’ And We’re All Just Living in it

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are having their New York moment

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Bidding Farewell to ‘The Daily Show’ From Berlin

Jon Stewart isn’t just a comedian, entertainer, or newsman—he’s a lifeline

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Saying Goodbye to a Bright, Young Comedic Voice

Harris Wittels, a rising star in television and comedy, dies at 30

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Directing Larry David

Seinfeld creator’s Broadway play, Fish in the Dark, begins previews this week

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Laugh In

A new book about comedy writing is the latest in a ‘how to be funny’ genre

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Jerry Lewis’ Never-Produced Holocaust Film

The Day the Clown Cried remains the comedian’s most controversial project

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Billy Eichner’s Brand of Jewish Comedy

Billy on the Street is in-your-face, outrageous, and completely brilliant

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Welcoming ‘Mulaney’ to TV’s Promised Land

Comic John Mulaney’s new show is a Seinfeld for the goyim—in a good way

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‘Ghostbusters’ for Libertarians

How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon

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Can We Grieve? Remembering Joan Rivers

Fearing a world bereft of the comic’s watchful eye

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Watch Joan Rivers’ Best Stand-Up Comedy

The groundbreaking comedian died at 81 after a weeklong hospitalization

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Remembering Robin Williams, King of Playing

The comedian and effusive entertainer was also a first-rate dinner companion

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Saying Goodbye to Elaine Stritch

The late actress and singer left her bold and brassy mark on show business

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Andy Samberg, Kiss My Mezuzah!

Rachel Bloom is going to be funny, no matter what you think of her and her lewd, Jewy, borderline-offensive brand of comedy

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Comedy Isn’t Kosher, but It Can Be Funny

How observant Jewish funnymen (and -women) navigate the line between irreverence and devotion

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Seth Rogen Exemplifies the Jewish Journey From Chosen People to Just Showing Up

Beer and loafing in Las Vegas, on the heels of the everyman star of the new stoner man-child comedy ‘Neighbors’

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