Jonah From Veep Practices for the White House Correspondents Dinner


The White House Correspondents dinner—that bizarre annual ritual in which celebrities are smushed in between politicians to temporarily relieve Washington from its own bitter, bloated, halitosis-ridden reality—is tomorrow night, and in a spot-on video spoof for Vanity Fair, Veep star (and friend of Jezebel) Timothy… » 4/24/15 7:30pm Friday 7:30pm

Talking to Tig Notaro: 'Safety's the Last Thing That Nurtures Comedy'

Over the past two years, Tig Notaro has gone from well-respected but slightly under the radar comic to one of the most celebrated stand-ups in the country. The comedian’s swell in popularity follows an August 2012 set at Largo in Los Angeles during which she described—with humor and poignancy—the traumatic events… » 4/16/15 3:15pm 4/16/15 3:15pm

Holy Shit Madonna Is So Bad at Stand-Up Comedy

Ohhhh no. Oh no oh no oh no. I would love to live in a world where this did not exist, some kind of alterna-universe where Madonna had people in her life who felt comfortable telling her hard truths, but there’s no escaping it—Madonna, who has already been depressing the hell out of me lately, did a stand-up routine… » 4/10/15 9:55am 4/10/15 9:55am

Vanessa Bayer Shit-Talks Nick Jonas' Girlfriend to Nick Jonas

Janessa Slater (SNL’s Vanessa Bayer) is a media coach who offers great advice to celebrities. This week, she’s sitting down with Nick Jonas to talk about his Nickelodeon namesake, songwriting and his girlfriend, a former Miss Universe who is not as hot as the blue and green women in Guardians of the Galaxy. » 4/02/15 11:45pm 4/02/15 11:45pm

Rebel Wilson Would Go 'Psycho' If She Tried to Be Funny All the Time

Rebel Wilson is on the cover of April's Elle Australia, looking smokin' in graphic prints a bold red lip. (Truly, Rebel, this is your lipstick shade—never let it go.) In released excerpts from the interview, she discusses Tyra Banks, nailing it in one take and the importance of allowing herself to not be funny every… » 3/19/15 1:50pm 3/19/15 1:50pm

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is Basically a '90s Tween Disney Sitcom

Because I don't live under a rock, but rather a pile of blankets and empty Ben & Jerry's containers, I, like many others, spent last weekend watching the entirety of Netflix's new Tina Fey-penned show, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. From the start, I felt there was something deeply familiar about this show, aside from… » 3/14/15 1:30pm 3/14/15 1:30pm

SNL 40 Was a Celebration of Triumphs and Failures

Public opinion on Saturday Night Live tends to lean in one of two directions: Either a.) it was better when you were a kid (sure it was) and is entirely unwatchable now or b.) its comedic legacy is so profound that you couldn't possibly speak ill of it. SNL is aware of both arguments and will spend a full three… » 2/16/15 5:30pm 2/16/15 5:30pm