All hail Tina Fey: the funniest comic of the 21st century

From skewering Sarah Palin to handing us Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, here are 10 of the SNL legend’s most hilarious moments The 50 best comediansA nice girl with an anarchic bent and a tongue as sharp as a boning knife, Tina Fey has dominated sketch comedy (…

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The 50 best comedians of the 21st century

From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest comics of the eraOur No 1 comedian’s funniest momentsMore of the best Theatre | TV | Dance | Film | Al…

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Tina Fey helps Rachel Dratch pic out a new outfit with “Queer Eye’s” Tan France

Queer Eye’s fashion consultant Tan France has a fun web series called Dressing Funny in which he dresses comedians. This… MORE
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Amy Poehler gets the gang back together in new Netflix movie, “Wine Country”

Amy Poehler got her gang back together for her new Netflix film, Wine Country it’s a reunion of a lot… MORE
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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph really want you to think they hosted the Oscars

Sunday night’s Oscars got some comedic help from Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, and Amy Poehler. The Saturday Night Live alumni kicked off the hostless Academy Awards with an upbeat tone and quick pace on a night that featured lots of music and minimal bits. After the original host, Kevin Hart, stepped down from the gig amid controversy over old tweets, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed that

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13 comedians’ surprising first roles

Even the biggest comedy stars have to start somewhere. Local commercials, made-for-TV movies (before “special television events” were a thing), and brief character arcs on shows can be important first steps in long careers. Especially local commercials. Thankfully for major celebrities, those credits don’t appear on IMDB. We had to do a little digging. From the silly to the surprising, Laughspin is rounding up a list of our favorite first

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10 modern day memoirs for comedy fans

By writing a memoir, comedians can tell the stories about themselves that don’t fit on a stand-up stage. While autobiographies and anthologies of personal essays from comedians have been around for years, the genre has exploded since the early 2000s. Comedy memoirs have become a staple of bestseller lists and are often among Amazon’s top suggestions. From the funny to the raw, here are the comedian-penned books that any comedy

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The Upright Citizens Brigade dresses up for Carnegie Hall ASSSSCAT to open 20th and final Del Close Marathon in New York City

Where can the Upright Citizens Brigade go after playing Carnegie Hall? Hollywood, apparently. The UCB4, as co-founders Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts are lovingly called by their students and improv comedy fans around the world, started performing ASSSSCAT in New York City in bars, former strip clubs, their own theater underneath […]

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How Tina Fey made to the top of Lin Manuel Miranda’s burn book

Tina Fey hosted the season 43 finale of Saturday Night Live this weekend. Since she’s currently working on Broadway with… MORE

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SNL spoofs NBC Chicago slate of TV shows with Chicago Improv, a loving tribute to iO

Improv gets a bad rap from stand-up comedians, but when Saturday Night Live roasts its own, it does so like this short video from the 43rd season finale, Chicago Improv. The sketch imagines NBC stretching for ideas after already green-lighting three dramas from Dick Wolf with Chicago in the title and setting, so why not […]

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