Nathan Fielder’s superpower is pushing any situation into its most awkward territory. In his new series, he goes a step further.
The smart new rom-com understands that vacation is not liberation.
The HBO Max show’s second season is refreshingly free of easy epiphanies and life lessons.
The late comedian helped move stand-up beyond the realm of the merely observational and create space for the absurd.
Ali Wong’s latest show is hilarious, filthy, and accessible despite its potentially alienating subject matter.
SNL’s inaugural episode of 2022 turned to dark, and often awkward, absurdity to explain our exasperating moment.
The show just aired one of its strangest and bleakest episodes, courtesy of the Omicron variant.
On the show, at least, Donald Trump is back.
The late comic’s best work exemplified his resistance to cheap, easy material, but also his utter unpretentiousness.
The attacks altered the course of modern comedy, fueling the rise of political satire as a form of mainstream entertainment.
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.