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Barely Famous' Erin and Sara Foster Are Terrible Hostesses 

Erin and Sara Foster, well-connected siblings and stars of VH1’s surprisingly great Barely Famous, gave Vanity Fair an irritable tour of Erin’s Beverly Hills townhouse (“It’s an apartment,” Sara corrects Erin. “I just don’t want to look like a liar when you guys come in and see that it’s clearly not a townhouse”). » 8/31/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

Best Pals Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer Are Writing a Comedy

Riding high off the fumes of friendship, America’s sweethearts Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer, are currently writing a screenplay together. The two actresses—who became fast friends after meeting only a couple of months ago—have teamed up to pen a comedy in which they will play sisters.
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Tig Notaro Bares All In HBO Special Boyish Girl Interrupted

Tig Notaro has had a tumultuous few years. In a period of just four months in 2012, she was diagnosed with an intestinal disease and breast cancer, had a double mastectomy, dealt with her mother’s death and ended a relationship. Just three years later, she is killing it: she is the star of two separate documentaries… » 8/20/15 3:40pm 8/20/15 3:40pm

Take a Moment of Your Day to Appreciate the Brilliance of Kate Berlant

Last night, comedian and artiste Kate Berlant performed on the Comedy Central show The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail. Her standup set—like all of her standup sets—served as an excellent reminder that we are living in a great time for creative, weird, intelligent, and subversive comedy. » 8/12/15 5:45pm 8/12/15 5:45pm

Watch Key & Peele Bring 'Black on Black Violence' to College A Capella

As many current Jezebel staffers can attest, those brave enough to enter the dark world of college a capella find themselves constantly mired in a brutal web of emotional warfare, bad Katy Perry covers, and often, overwhelming racial homogeny—the latter of which, according to this brilliant sketch from a recent… » 7/24/15 4:15pm 7/24/15 4:15pm

The Collected Quotes of Donald Trump on "the Blacks"

Donald Trump wants to be the next president of the United States. As with matters of such magnitude, it is important to understand where a candidate stands on critical issues, such as immigration, healthcare, domestic surveillance, marriage equality, abortion, and black people, who account for 13 percent of America’s… » 7/24/15 3:50pm 7/24/15 3:50pm

Talking with Cabaret Star Bridget Everett: No Bras, No Inhibitions

Over the past few years, performer Bridget Everett has become a star of the New York cabaret scene. Now, with regular appearances on Inside Amy Schumer and an upcoming Comedy Central special called Gynecological Wonder (premiering in the wee hours of Saturday, July 11 at 12:30am EST), she’s gaining a national… » 7/10/15 3:00pm 7/10/15 3:00pm

John Oliver Does 'Shallow Dives' on Ostriches, Orgies, and Chicken Soup

Last Week Tonight took the week off for the Fourth of July, but decided to post a web-only mini bonus episode. “Instead of taking 15 minutes to do a deep-dive into one topic,” John Oliver explained, “we’ll be taking one minute to do incredibly shallow dives into 15 different topics.” » 7/06/15 10:30am 7/06/15 10:30am

Friends Characters Are Total Dicks, According to Vanessa Bayer

Monday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, SNL’s Vanessa Bayer broke out her startlingly excellent impressions of the Friends cast to prove a very evident point—that hanging out in real life with Rachel, Monica, Ross, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey would be close to unbearable, as the characters were so damn smug, self-absorbed,… » 6/30/15 5:40pm 6/30/15 5:40pm

Here's the Trailer for Tig Notaro's No-Bullshit Netflix Documentary

In 2012, comedian Tig Notaro was swept up in tragedy: she fell ill, her mother died, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In the trailer for her forthcoming documentary, Notaro doubles down on the transformation that made her famous: taking that cruel year and channeling it into vibrant, caustic comedy. » 6/30/15 10:10am 6/30/15 10:10am

Amy Poehler Has Advice for Fame-Hungry Comedians

At the Upright Citizen Brigade’s Del Close 17th Annual Marathon, Amy Poehler offered some wise words for comedians who aspire to make it big in the entertainment business. “If the goal is doing good stuff and working with your friends … if you’re doing that then you’re succeeding,” Poehler said. “If the goal is to be… » 6/28/15 6:45pm 6/28/15 6:45pm