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.
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.
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.