Night One, With Trevor Noah
September 29, 2015

Trevor Noah spent his first night trying to reassure us that this was the same Daily Show we know and love.

Trevor Noah Didn't Come From Nowhere
September 26, 2015

Being everyone and no one defines the new Daily Show host’s comedy.

Stephen Colbert Isn't Re-Inventing Late Night—He's Just Doing It Better Than Anyone Else
September 09, 2015

On his first night as David Letterman's replacement, Colbert dropped his conservative persona but retained his dizzy sensibility.

Donald Trump's Comedic Genius
September 08, 2015

Why liberals and conservatives alike find him so funny—if not for the same reasons.

When Going Topless on HBO Is a Radical Act
August 20, 2015

In an interview about her new HBO special, Tig Notaro gets frank about her battle with cancer.

A Hollywood Legend Returns With a Screwball Comedy. Will Anyone Notice?
August 19, 2015

Peter Bogdanovich is back—with a little help from his friend Wes Anderson.

Amy Schumer's Old-Fashioned Family Values
July 16, 2015

People who go into Trainwreck looking for a subversive truth-teller or feminist role model will be disappointed. Their loss.

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That
June 30, 2015

Amy Schumer and modern comedy’s victimhood complex.

Don't Forget What Richard Pryor Taught Us: Offensive Comedy Can Be Liberating
April 13, 2015

Keep this in mind the next time someone tries to police the borders of comedy.

What Happened to the Weird 'Louie' of Last Season?
April 08, 2015

If the first four episodes of the new season of “Louie” are any indication, C.K. has lost his appetite for controversy.