#Deeper Dives

The Genius And The Genie: The Story Of Robin Williams’ Rocky Relationship With Disney

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'Aladdin' is one of Robin Williams' best performances, but do you know the whole truth of what happened after the film?

chris rock

The Routines That Have Defined Chris Rock’s Career

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All the times he brought the pain, and was bigger and blacker than we could handle.

Demetri Martin

UPROXX Interview: Demetri Martin Thinks ‘Edgy Or Offensive Comedy’ Is ‘Usually Pretty Boring’

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Demetri Martin is wearing a lot of hats in 2015, as he wrote, directed and starred in 'Dean,' and he's set to record a new stand-up special.

ari shaffir

UPROXX Interview: Comedian Ari Shaffir Has One Rule For Storytelling: Don’t Name Your Mushroom Dealer

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Ari Shaffir's web series 'This is Not Happening' makes its debut on Comedy Central this week, and storytelling is about to get nasty.

LOUIS C.K.

Louis C.K. Wore A ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Shirt During His Madison Square Garden Show

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Louis C.K. took off his signature black shirt to reveal a "Charlie Hebdo" shirt.

jerry seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld’s New Standup Set On ‘The Tonight Show’ Stressed The Importance Of Throwing Sh*t Away

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Jerry Seinfeld talked about how much he loves throwing stuff out during a new standup set on 'The Tonight Show.'

RICHARD PRYOR

Richard Pryor Almost Sabotaged His Career Before It Started, And We’re Lucky He Did

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Before finding his true voice, Richard Pryor risked his career as a succesful but boring stand-up comic with a wild display in Las Vegas.

#The Rock

The Rock Debuted A Stand-Up Routine About ‘Hobbit Porn’ At The Improv Last Night

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The Rock has entered the world of stand-up comedy, and he's got a lot to say about hobbit porn.

MICK FOLEY

Here’s Why Mick Foley Turned Down The Chance To Be Zooey Deschanel’s Santa Claus

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The hardcore legend's one-man show is heading to TV, but why did he turn down a role on one of his favorite comedies?

#brooklyn nine nine

Chelsea Peretti Hates Angry Dogs And Eating Bananas In Her New Netflix Stand-Up Special

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Chelsea Peretti's new stand-up special will premiere Friday, November 14 on Netflix.

saturday night live

The Story Behind Jim Carrey’s Many Failed ‘SNL’ Auditions

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Thought Jim Carrey auditioned multiple times to join 'Saturday Night Live', it's probably better for us that he never got hired.

PAULY SHORE

The Super Serious ‘Pauly Shore Stands Alone’ Has Been Picked Up By Showtime

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Pauly Shore's serious documentary about his struggles to regain his popularity while coping with personal issues is coming to Showtime.

comedy

Watch These Throwback Videos Of Louis C.K., Jon Stewart, Chris Rock And More Doing Stand Up

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Just for Laughs launches a YouTube channel full of retro stand up comedy videos.

#DAVE CHAPPELLE

Dave Chappelle’s Radio City Music Hall Shows Are Going To Be Amazing

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It's been ten years since Dave Chappelle's Block Party and his return to New York City escalated quickly.

#LOUIE

Get To Know The Stand Up Routines Of 10 Notable Comedians Who Have Appeared On ‘Louie’

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We love ourselves some Louis C.K. stand up, but his comedian friends who appear on the show are quite funny as well.

#jimmy fallon

Jim Gaffigan Pretty Much Did A Full Fat Dad Stand Up Set On ‘Fallon’ Last Night

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Please, please, please everyone to take note of his advice that begins at the 1:30 mark.

#COMEDY CENTRAL

Hannibal Buress' Story About Pretending To Be Donald Glover’s Agent For Free Tickets To A Show Is Gold

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Here are the first teaser clips for Hannibal Buress's upcoming Comedy Central standup special, 'Live From Chicago.'

STAND UP COMEDY

Happy International Women’s Day! This Female Comedian Just Got Bumped For Being A Woman

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British comedian Jenny Collier tweeted a screenshot of an email telling her she was being bumped, because too many wimmens!

#COMEDY CENTRAL

Stand-up Comic Jeff Dye’s Story About Mike Vanderjagt Is A Lesson In Self-Incrimination

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The latest edition of Comedy Central's 'This is Not Happening' features comic Jeff Dye telling a story about Mike Vanderjagt that could get him arrested.


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