Katherine Ryan on The Late Late Show with James Corden

Katherine Ryan is Canadian, so of course she knows how great Celine Dion is, and in this performance on Wednesday’s Late Late Show with James Corden, she explains what Dion does right, what Melania Trump did wrong, and how British television offe…

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Golden Globes will honor Carol Burnett with her own namesake award

Carol Burnett has won lifetime achievement awards from the Screen Actors Guild, the Peabody Awards, the Mark Twain Prize, Kennedy Center Honors and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Now she’ll get her own award in her own name from the Hollywoo…

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Episode #237: Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper could have enjoyed a lucrative career in tech, only she didn’t enjoy Google as much as she did making jokes about it. She began performing stand-up in 2010, and in 2013, saw a blog post she wrote about how to look smart in meetings go vira…

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Emma Willmann on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Emma Willmann returned to The Late Show for her second performance, and had to explain to her father that she’s “the man one” in her lesbian relationships. Do you need explaining? Let Willmann explain. Roll the clip!

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Nimesh Patel reflects on getting kicked offstage at Columbia University showcase

Nimesh Patel has written for Saturday Night Live and performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers, but his most newsworthy gig happened just last weekend by becoming a hell gig. “On Nov. 30, I performed stand-up as part of an annual event put on by t…

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Does the Oscars host have to be woke? Does the Oscars host have to be funny?

I don’t pretend to know what’s in Kevin Hart’s heart or going through his head. The comedy star just threw a “Cowboys and Indians” party for his one-year-old’s birthday (not that his new toddler had any say in the ma…

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Here are your Writers Guild Award nominees from 2018

Congrats to all the hard-working scribes out there getting the most out of their WGA memberships! Here are the comedy-related nominees this year. 2019 Writers Guild Awards Nominees COMEDY SERIES Atlanta, Written by Ibra Ake, Donald Glover, Stephen Glov…

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Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and Fred Armisen vie for Grammy’s Best Comedy Album of 2018

Three former Grammy-winning comedians are vying for another Grammy Award for the Best Comedy Album of 2018. Best Comedy Album: “Annihilation” — Patton Oswalt “Equanimity & The Bird Revelation” — Dave Chappelle “Noble Ape” — Jim Gaffigan “Standup Fo…

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Here are your 2019 Golden Globes nominees for comedy (and musical, and sometimes dramatic comedy)

It’s not every year we get major news on four different major awards in 24 hours, but 2018 is not every year. The Golden Globes decided they enjoyed seeing Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg present one award together so much, they asked the two actors t…

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