Comedy

Director Kevin Smith on heart attack, happiness, extreme weight loss- and Weinstein

The director and performer talks about his near-death experience, becoming vegan and the star-studded reboot of the movie that first constructed him famous 25 years ago In February last year, Kevin Smith performed 90 minutes of standup for a TV special, padded back to the green room and started to worry that the joint he …

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Killer seems: how Dietland confronts the violence of beauty culture

Based on the make novel by Sarai Walker, the new series tackles the extreme expectations placed on women with rage, retaliation and ultimately murder In one of the saddest moments of the new black comedy series Dietland, the show’s heroine, Plum Kettle, lovingly cooks and decorates a cake. She sings passionately, altogether immersed in her …

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Olivia Wilde’s’ Booksmart’ is a teen comedy that will actually age well

Along with prom night, graduation parties are often illustrated on-screen as one of the most important moments in an American high schooler’s life. These events drive the plot in classic teen comedies, and they usually connect characters who didn’t interact with each other during school. Graduation parties are the last chance for telling a crush …

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Late-night hosts on Trump’s physical: ‘Despite all evidence, he does have a heart’

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers discussed the results of Trumps physical and the USs response to the crisis in Puerto Rico Late-night TV roundup Late-night hosts on Trump’s physical: ‘Despite all evidence, he does have a heart’ Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers discussed the results of Trump’s physical and the US’s …

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Killer seems: how Dietland confronts the violence of beauty culture

Based on the hit novel by Sarai Walker, the new series tackles the extreme expectations placed on women with rage, retaliation and ultimately murder In one of the saddest moments of the new black comedy series Dietland, the show’s heroine, Plum Kettle, lovingly bakes and decorates a cake. She sings passionately, completely immersed in her …

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Stephen Colbert calls Omarosa’s book ‘the literary equivalent of day-old sushi’

Comics discussed the release of Omarosa Manigault Newmans White House expose, which includes claims she has heard tape of Trump use the N-word Late-night hosts on Tuesday discussed the ongoing feud between former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman and Donald Trump. Stephen Colbert ” America is still reeling from the troubling reminders that Omarosa …

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Celeste Barber: ‘I get miffed with fashionistas guessing they are better than others’

The comedian and social media superstar on overnight Insta-fame, the weird world of way and embracing her slapstick skills Celeste Barber has a drinking game in her new standup demonstrate , called Allowed; Not Allowed. During the game the Australian comic showings social media snaps indicating people in various stages of undress and asks the …

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Inside Amy Schumer writer Jessi Klein on ‘the nonsense of being female’

With a new book out and Inside Amy Schumer ruling the slapstick world, the proves head writer often seems as though shes hate-watching her own experiences, then laughing at their cringeworthy absurdity The nonsense of being female: thats how Jessi Klein describes the comic terrain she cultivates as a standup performer and head writer of …

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