The show’s first episode back after a chaotic six weeks in American politics was the equivalent of a giant shrug.
The app’s young creators are outshining mainstream political comedy—and tapping into a longer tradition of Black American humor.
After four years, the comedian returned to host Saturday Night Live. In 16 minutes, he explained why a new president alone won’t fix the country.
The bumbling provocateur who stormed the United States in 2006 has now become an unlikely voice of reason.
The miniseries Expecting Amy captures the comedian’s complicated pregnancy with extreme honesty.
The new Hulu movie is about feeling endlessly trapped—and finding happiness anyway.
Jon Stewart on his new satirical film, Irresistible, and the simplistic narratives that fuel the U.S. political system
Four seasons in, Issa Rae’s HBO show is becoming the friendship study it was always trying to be.
Judd Apatow on making a dramatic movie that feels fitting for the current moment: “It’s about trauma, first responders, how families deal with loss.”
The actor Jerry Stiller, who died yesterday at age 92, was unforgettable as the irascible Frank Costanza on Seinfeld.
The comedian had used TikTok only a handful of times before her impersonation of the president garnered 15 million views. Now it’s making her rethink her routine.
There’s something soothing about watching a comedian who has been telling the same jokes for decades.
Hosted by COVID-19 survivor Tom Hanks and filmed remotely, the show’s latest broadcast is a cultural document of the times.
Who isn’t suspicious of other people, overtly worried about hygiene, and trigger-happy with a bottle of hand sanitizer?
Comedy, the adage goes, is tragedy plus time. But in this pandemic, even humor has no idea what the future holds.
In his new Netflix special, End Times Fun, the comedian turns his attention to angst during ongoing crisis, with uncanny timeliness.
The writer’s new series, Twenties, makes fun of entertainment that is diverse but middling—a criticism her own work has faced.
The absurd sketch featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, David Byrne, and a giant goose was pure gold from the host John Mulaney.
America’s top drag queen hosted a series of surprisingly un-fabulous sketches.
The Good Place, NBC’s sitcom about the afterlife, ended with a heartening meditation on the meaning of a finite existence.