In Ali Wong's Hard Knock Wife Special, Motherhood Is a Queef-Filled Adventure

In Ali Wong’s latest stand-up special Hard Knock Wife, she tells the audience near the top of the show: “I’ve been with my baby girl all day, everyday, and I love her so much, but I’m on the verge of putting her in the garbage.” What follows this statement is an hour of visceral comedy that explores motherhood,…

Some of Amy Schumer's Florida Fans Did Not Enjoy Her Anti-Trump Take Last Night

Around 200 people left the Amalie Arena on Sunday night after Amy Schumer’s stand up set got more political than they expected, according to The Tampa Bay Times—though what upset them the most (that she insulted Donald Trump and asked women in the audience who had been sexually assaulted to stand up) remains to be…

Samantha Bee Filled Her Writers Room With 'People Who Have Been Underestimated' 

In a recent profile, Full Frontal host Samantha Bee told Rolling Stone that she, unlike many Daily Show viewers, had never expected to take over Jon Stewart’s role—and that her acceptance of TBS’s Full Frontal offer came in part out of her own assumption that she would be passed over. “It didn’t seem like a reality to…

Amy Schumer's Nice HBO Special Rescued by Wacko Dickplay & the 'Abraham Lincoln'

Amy Schumer’s set for her inaugural HBO special buttressed my confidence in a number of my recent decisions. First, any prickles of guilt attached to last night’s spicy beer nuts and prosecco alchemized into third-wave feminist defiance. She also confirmed my suspicion that moving to Los Angeles would mean certain…

Women Are 'More Powerful' in Comedy, Argues Male Comedian Trevor Noah

Perhaps you stumbled across a new and conspicuous Vanity Fair spread today. You know, the one featuring a photograph of all of the current late-night television hosts. You might even have noticed a striking similarity uniting said hosts. If you look closely, you’ll see that—I know this is a surprise—they’re ALL male!…