• What not to ask female comedians (and what you can ask instead)


    Women in comedy get asked all kinds of questions in interviews, during blind dates, or even in an Uber. You might be surprised at how often these ladies get the same old unoriginal, annoying, or somewhat offensive questions from just about everyone they talk to. Much like how Hollywood actresses are tired of answering, “Who are you wearing?” on the red carpet, there are a couple of questions that

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    Amy Schumer’s 12 Angry Men parody is brilliant (Video)

    Peabody Award recipient Amy Schumer struck back at her haters with a brilliant piece on her Comedy Central sketch comedy show Inside Amy Schumer. Schumer spent all of Tuesday night’s episode parodying the award-winning film 12 Angry Men, where the 12 jurors debate if she is hot enough to be on TV. The results are amazing as the jurors—including John Hawkes, Nick DiPaolo, Chris Gethard, Vincent Kartheiser, Kumail Nanjiani and Paul

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    Was Sofia Vergara’s Emmys bit sexist? (Video)

    Last night’s airing of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers not only brought out nearly every television star in the country but also created some drama—mainly in the form of Modern Family star (and highest paid television actor) Sofia Vergara. In an attempt at humor, Vergara accompanied Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum during his boring and, we assume, mandatory speech. Vergara literally

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    When does heckling a comedian become sexual harassment?

    I’m not trying to brag, but I get heckled a lot. Usually it’s something questioning my mental stability, like, “You’re weird,” or, “That’s too fucked up.” To which I can usually laugh and say, “You’re welcome.” After so many nights of drunken self esteem deflation, I rarely get angry at the audience for talking or heckling. Heckling is an unfortunate obstacle that most of us will have to surmount. It’s

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