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5 New Comedy Specials That Hold Nothing Back

Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, and Dave Chappelle aren’t the only ones pushing the boundaries of stand-up.

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“Take My Wife”: Seeso’s Breakout Hit

Never heard of Seeso? It’s a relatively new streaming site devoted exclusively to comedy. A cross between Netflix and Funny or Die, with a delightfully extensive section of classic British TV (Fawlty Towers and Monty Python, anyone?) and more stand-up clips than you could ever

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The Continuing Rise of the Female Showrunner

More platforms. More channels. More ways to create content. Perhaps, all those things needed to happen for some super-talented women showrunners, like Julie Klausner (Difficult People) and Issa Rae (Insecure), to get their moment. Which in turn has made the TV landscape an embarrassment of

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Comic Relief in Three Different Flavors

Spend a few minutes with the news these days, and the need for comic relief becomes pretty obvious. Fortunately, there are lots of good options to get you chuckling – whenever you need it. You can read on, or hear it all on our weekly

Where Comedy Meets Mental Illness

Comedian Maria Bamford skips down the street while stealing balloons and shouting, “I feel French!” Soon thereafter, she coos to the camera, in a shampoo-commercial voice, those corny cliches you might read on the bottom of a yogurt top or inside the discarded wrapper of