Tag: Comedy and Humor

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6 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ‘THE ELLEN...

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Comedy Clubs Are Ready for Louis C.K.’s Return. Is Everybody Else?

In November, five women, all comedy colleagues, described in The New York Times episodes of inappropriate conduct by...

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Critic’s Notebook: Louis C.K. Slithers Back, Whether We’re Ready or Not

He’s baaa-aaack. Louis C.K., the comic who in November admitted to having masturbated in front of female colleagues,...

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5 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ‘AZN POP!’...

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes Aim at Al Franken, an ‘S.N.L.’ Alumnus

Mr. Che continued: But Franken is a liberal and Trump and Moore are conservatives. And in this country,...

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Science Is Dry, Obscure, Complex? Well, It Makes for Great Comedy

“You’re the Expert” is among a new crop of comedy podcasts and live shows that are mining science...

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Review: ‘Jim & Andy,’ When Carrey Became Kaufman

Photo Blurred lines: Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman in “Jim & Andy.” Credit Francois Duhamel/Netflix,VICE Documentary Films The...

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Review: ‘Rebels on Pointe,’ and in Tutus

Photo Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo in “Giselle” in the 1980s, from “Rebels on Pointe.” Credit Icarus...

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Louis C.K.’s Former Manager Apologizes for Not Confronting the Comedian

Photo Dave Becky, left, with Louis C.K. in 2013. Mr. Becky also represents Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari and...

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Jon Stewart and Robert Smigel Craft a Comedy Benefit at a Polarized Moment

When did you two first meet?JON STEWART Hebrew school. ROBERT SMIGEL Summer camp. We were in “Godspell” together....