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Every comedian has jokes that he or she believes didn’t get the laughs they deserved or tweets that didn’t get enough faves. Defending the Bomb gives a comedian the opportunity to explain one of these failed jokes and make the case for why it’s actually funny. Dave Ebert is a multitalented actor and comedian. As […]

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Every comedian has jokes that he or she believes didn’t get the laughs they deserved or tweets that didn’t get enough faves. Defending the Bomb gives a comedian the opportunity to explain one of these failed jokes and make the case for why it’s actually funny. Aparna Nancherla has a very unique point-of-view. No one […]

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Empire Biscuit in the East Village is about to become Manhattan’s premier destination…for comedy. For three nights during the first week of August, the small food joint will turn into an improbable performance venue, featuring more than 50 of the city’s top comics. As comedian Brandon Scott Wolf, a freelance contributor to SNL’s Weekend Update […]

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Every comedian has jokes that he or she believes didn’t get the laughs they deserved or tweets that didn’t get enough faves. Defending the Bomb gives a comedian the opportunity to explain one of these failed jokes and make the case for why it’s actually funny. Julio Torres is a rising star in the New […]

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Feminist icon and women’s right activist Gloria Steinem will be hosting a night of “revolutionary laughter” that honors black women in comedy on Tuesday evening. The event is part of the “Sisters of Comedy” series, pegged as the only “all black women showcase at a top comedy club in NYC,” according to founder Agunda Okeyo […]

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Every comedian has jokes that they believe didn’t get the laughs they deserved, or tweets that didn’t get enough faves. ANIMAL’s feature Defending the Bomb gives a comedian the opportunity to explain one of these failed jokes and make the case for why it’s actually funny. You might not yet know Josh Gondelman’s name, but […]

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Chris Gethard is the funniest man in New York. This is of course debatable, since Louis C.K. also lives in New York, but your odds of going to UCB and seeing Louie on any given night are much lower than seeing Gethard. Chris Gethard is a street-level New York guy who built his career on […]

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During David Letterman’s 33 years in late night television, he hosted 6,028 shows, talked to 19,932 guests, and counted down 5,614 Top Ten lists. Now that he’s retired, he doesn’t have to make any more lists. We did one for him: Hours ahead of his last show on Wednesday, ANIMAL asked fans waiting in line […]

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This past weekend, over 80 coders, developers and comedians hunkered down for a weekend of hacking, all with the intent of mocking American culture and our increasing reliance on technology for even mundane tasks. The event led to the creation of websites like FeminizeIt, a website that searches for the female version of products; Mansplainr, […]

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In a bit of dead-on satire that’s both hilarious and disheartening, The Nightly Show’s Mike Yard instructs would-be videographers to make sure they rotate their phone sideways so the camera films the police beatdown in full-frame horizontal mode instead of narrow vertical. In the segment, called “The Nightly Show Film School with Professor Mark Yard,” […]

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