• Lena Dunham shutters feminist Lenny Letter effective immediately

    Lena Dunham’s Lenny’s Letter is shutting down. Lenny’s Letter was a newsletter and blog that was created by the Girls creator and her producing partner, Jenni Konner. The site featured stories on feminism, style, and politics. In the early days of the newsletter, which launched in 2015, subscribers flocked to read the bi-weekly blasts of articles from celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Obama, Roxanne Gay, and Alicia Keys. Of course, part

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    Orange is the New Black ending next year (Video)

    Orange is the New Black announced via Twitter that this will be their final season. The tweet includes a video of the actresses who have been on the Emmy Award-winning show since 2013 talking about the series, their friendships, and what the 7th and final season has in store. The post proclaims, “Warning: This may make you cry. The Final Season, 2019.” Kate Mulgrew (Red) says, “I’m going to miss

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    Big Jay Oakerson leads Netflix’s degenerate stand-up series

    Netflix has released a trailer for their new stand-up showcase The Degenerates. The new original series will feature, what the trailer promises to be, crude, rude, and offensive comedy. The show has been confirmed for six 30-minute episodes featuring raunchy comics like Big Jay Oakerson, Joey Diaz, Liza Treyger, Yamaneika Saunders, Christina P., and Brad Williams. The trailer doesn’t feature any jokes, rather it merely promises the viewer that this

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    Nathan For You, Animals not returning despite critical acclaim

    Fans of quirky TV comedies will be sad to learn that both Comedy Central’s Nathan for You and HBO’s Animals will not be returning for a new season. Nathan for You was an improvised docuseries where comedian Nathan Fielder helps small businesses in surprising and ridiculous ways. The show made waves after a stunt to rebrand a local coffee store as “Dumb Starbucks” gained national news attention. The show is

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    Amy Schumer and 7 comedians with odd arrest records

    Comedian Amy Schumer was arrested in Washington, D.C. earlier this month while protesting the confirmation of then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. She joins a long list of comedians with a police record, so there’s no chance this is a comprehensive list. While they might not have as good of a reason for their arrests as Schumer, there are some pretty crazy stories to be found when comedians run into trouble

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    The Fall of Donald Trump mockumentary suggests we might survive this

    Donald Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik is making comedy that’s predictive instead of reactive. Comedy Central’s The President Show is premiering a new mocumentary titled The Fall of Donald Trump on October 22. The half-hour special accomplishes where much of today’s parody has failed; it is a funny and well-executed lampoon of our current administration. The President Show has already logged a full season of political satire, but The Fall of

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    Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande: the complete timeline

    If you haven’t heard, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson split up this weekend. While the couple’s time together was short, every moment of their 5-month engagement was obsessively dissected by Grande’s legion of fans. If you aren’t a devoted follower of stan Twitter, it was hard to keep up with the rumors, the timeline, and tumultuous ups and downs of their relationship. Lucky for you, we have you covered with

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    Epix docuseries Unprotected Sets gives story behind the stand-up

    EPIX is giving the story behind the sets as it follows up-and-coming stand-up comedians in its new docuseries Unprotected Sets. The series premiered earlier this month on the premium network. Unlike most televised comedy, nothing is off limits. The comedians don’t only perform a set on the show, but also offers insights into what it’s like to entertain for a living. The EPIX channel is primarily known for re-releasing Hollywood

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    Ted Alexandro stresses the importance of owning your own comedy special in 2018 (Interview)

    Ted Alexandro is a beloved comic’s comic who continues to add to his prolific career. During his 25+ years in the industry, he has had two half-hour specials on Comedy Central, appeared on a variety of late night shows, and performed at iconic venues like Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. If you’re a fan of stand-up, you should be a fan of the New York-native currently touring with Jim

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    Pete Davidson, Ariana Grande break up following Mac Miller overdose

    Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande split up over the weekend. TMZ broke the news Sunday and it was confirmed by People Monday morning. The two got engaged in June after a brief whirlwind romance. The engagement between the Saturday Night Live star and the pop recording artist had been heavily commented on amongst diehard Stans. Grande broke up with her serious boyfriend, the recently deceased rapper-producer, Mac Miller on May

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    Dave Chappelle on CNN calls for more ‘cultural sensitivity’ and says comedians should ‘listen more’ (Video)

    Dave Chappelle is in the news again for talking about Donald Trump. CNN released a clip of Van Jones’s Saturday night interview with the iconic stand-up comedian. Sitting down with Jones, Chappelle revisits comments he made about giving Donald Trump “a chance” shortly after the 2016 election when hosting SNL. Many at the time were outraged and dismissive of the comments and Chappelle now regrets them as well. In the interview, he concedes, “I don’t like

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    6 Times Seth Meyers Won Saturday Night Live

    Seth Meyers is coming back to host Saturday Night Live this week after leaving the cast in 2014. We think that’s pretty awesome! In 13 years on the show, Meyers was a cast member, a Weekend Update host, and served as head writer for almost nine years. While he left the show to replace Jimmy Fallon at Late Night, his time on SNL gave birth to iconic sketches, timeless characters,

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    Tituss Burgess LGBTQ flight will have drag crew, DJ (Video)

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt star Tituss Burgess has partnered with Virgin Airlines for the first-ever “Pride Flight.” The one-off Trans-Atlantic flight will depart from London and land in New York City for the 2019 World Pride. Virgin Airlines has set the flight up as the ultimate pre-party for the event. The flight will come with a new kind of in-seat entertainment including performances by drag queens, speed-dating, a Judy Garland sing-along,

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    Watch: Ron White Netflix special teaser

    Comedian Ron White announced his new special premiering on Netflix October 16 via his Twitter today. The special, titled If You Quit Listening, I’ll Shut Up, will be the first special White has released since 2012’s A Little Unprofessional, his first with the streaming giant. A veteran comedian with over 30 years of on-stage experience, White might be remembered best for his infamous alias “Tater Salad.” White toured as part

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    Rare Robin Williams performance to air on SiriusXM

    SiriusXM announced Wednesday that they will be honoring the late Robin Williams with a week of special programming starting October 15. The special programming will air on the Comedy Greats channel which can be found on channel 94. Robin Williams had a historic 42-year career as a stand-up comedian and actor. Remembered by many for his iconic roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin, and his Oscar-winning performance in Good Will Hunting,

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