Academics and fans of Lenny Bruce gathered in Waltham, Mass., last week to let out some analytical laughs and celebrate the legedary comedian
We’ll be doing a live show in Newton, Mass. with three special guests! (Boston, you’re invited too.)
Zach Galifianakis’s interview with Hillary Clinton, which was ‘sponsored’ by Trump, is required viewing
Philip Glass, Terry Gross, Morgan Freeman, and many others were fêted at the White House on Thursday at the 2015 National Medal of Arts ceremony
Did you know that the legendary actor, who passed away this week, didn’t think he was all that funny?
A writer for Schumer’s TV show went on a rant in defense of a fellow comedian who’s accused of rape. The fallout has been telling.
Season 4 of ‘The Eric Andre Show’ kicks off this week on Adult Swim
FYI: It’s pronounced ‘Fronkensteen’
Israel’s ‘king of comedy’ takes you on a guided tour of the country’s best satires and sketches
2,000-year-old writer, director, and producer is still blazing saddles at age 90
From murdering swans to wearing panties, LD gets the job done
The comedian is coming to Jerusalem this summer
The bearded comedian is rubbing pig bellies and ribbing Trump, that’s what
With Passover as a backdrop, Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco shows us the edges of the eating Venn diagram for Italians and Jews
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
‘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’
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.
Critic Lee Siegel explores the misanthropy that drove Groucho Marx and examines how we miss the mark on the comedic giant
The legendary comedian will bring the laughs (and maybe some soup) to Tel Aviv for at least two shows in December
The Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village gets ready to host a debate on Israel, Iran, and nuclear accords.
Josh ‘The Fat Jew’ Ostrovsky is the Insta-comedian who never was
The liberal lion steps down as host of The Daily Show after 16 years
Facing protests, Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ reminds us that the art of a good joke is all about context
Television sketch details sartorial atrocities, like an enormous pile of Crocs
In a recent interview, the funny man shares a parenting anecdote, and tells us why many comedians will no longer perform at colleges
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are having their New York moment
Jon Stewart isn’t just a comedian, entertainer, or newsman—he’s a lifeline
Harris Wittels, a rising star in television and comedy, dies at 30
Seinfeld creator’s Broadway play, Fish in the Dark, begins previews this week
A new book about comedy writing is the latest in a ‘how to be funny’ genre