Category: Stand-Up Comedy

The Aristocrats Joke Database

Inspired by the upcoming documentary, this database allow you to enter your very own version of the Aristocrats joke.

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Making “Fun” for Audiences

Video excerpts are up from the “Making Fun of Filmmaking” conference at the SxSW Festival. Interesting stuff from Patton Oswalt and Paul Provenza about censorship, sort of a contrast to my…

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Every Joke is a Little Miracle

aspecialthing.com serves up another installment of Birth of a Joke, this time featuring the familiar-to-reality-daters comic Chris Hardwick. The cool thing about this installment of “Birth”…

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Take My Messiah, Please

A conference is attempting an academic feat that, to some, is akin to trying to prove pi repeats. They’re trying to show that the Bible’s pretty funny, actually.

To me, this actually makes…

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Stand-Up Union Not a Joke. Really? You Don’t Say!

The New York Comedians Coalition has been pretty good about getting coverage for their cause, even if those stories have cliched “no joking” ledes like the one in Tuesday’s New York Times.…

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