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Comic Jaye McBride Breaks Through the Trans Barrier at Broadway Comedy Club

Comedienne Jaye McBride has been named the first transgender comic to be passed into regular rotation at Broadway Comedy Club. While trans comics have long performed at nightspots...

Wigstock Returns with Neil Patrick Harris, Lady Bunny and Drag to Die For

Wigstock is back after a mere 17 years on hiatus. And what a return it was. The heels were high, the lips and lashes were luscious, and the hair was perfect. The real feel was...

TV Comics Poehler and Offerman Are Now “Making It” About Arts and Crafts

From executive producers and hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman comes a creative and lighthearted competition series that celebrates creativity and craftiness. You may recognize...

“Bojack Horseman: Putting the Art Before the Horse” Celebrates Netflix’ Quirky Cartoon

Bojack Horseman is one of the more unique animated offerings currently in production — with its dark humor and deeply flawed characters, who happen to inhabit a weird world...

“Mardi Gras By the Sea” Transports Bourbon Street to Provincetown

“Mardi Gras By the Sea” was the Provincetown Carnival theme this year, and revelers went all out to bring the flavors, the heat and humidity and the magic of New...

Kathy Griffin is Back on Tour with an All-New Show Called “Laugh Your Head Off”

After the photo of the comedian holding a likeness of Donald Trump’s disembodied head sparked controversy, Kathy Griffin is bouncing back with her Laugh Your Head Off world...

“Unbreakable!”Netflix Zany Kimmy Schmidt Saga Continues

Hold up! You may be in the habit of binging entire seasons of Netflix’ madcap comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in one giggle-filled sitting. But this time around, there will be...

National Treasure David Sedaris Is on Tour to Promote His Latest Book, “Calypso”

France can let him live there, but they can’t have him. Ex-pat American humorist David Sedaris is on a book tour, and he’s more delightful than ever. He has a unique...

What’s So Funny? Kids in the Hall Alum Scott Thompson and Lea DeLaria Talk Comedy

It’s a free-for-all as Kids in the Hall’s Scott Thompson and Orange Is the New Black’s Lea Delaria talk comedy, gay rights and the importance of giving offense. Metrosource...

Comic John Oliver Takes Pence Down the Rabbit Hole With a Bunny Book Parody

Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight with comedian John Oliver took the Veep to the woodshed and didn’t turn him loose until he’d been properly (albeit...

“Schitt’s” Gets Real: Behind the Scenes with Multitalented TV Star Daniel Levy

Schitt’s Creek mastermind Daniel Levy talks hilariously redefining our cultural perception of pansexuality. From its first episode — which saw the supremely rich Rose family...

Stand-Up Comic Bill Hicks Was Made for Stardom, and Then . . .

Kevin avidly follows the career of a comic that he’s sure will leave his mark on the world of comedy — until he’s unexpectedly derailed on his path to stardom. Since I’ve...