Comedy

Ricky Gervais Knows No Fear

Ricky Gervais Knows No Fear

The comedian's new Netflix special has its weak spots. But when it comes to goring gender ideology's sacred cows, no one does it better

Allan Stratton
Allan Stratton
9 min read
Ricky Gervais
PODCAST 72: Jamie Kilstein and Paul Provenza on the state of comedy

PODCAST 72: Jamie Kilstein and Paul Provenza on the state of comedy

Comedian and podcast host Jamie Kilstein talks to fellow stand-up Paul Provenza about Ricky Gervais’s monologue at the Golden Globes and whether comedy is finally emerging from under a cloud of woke humourlessness. You can listen to more podcasts hosted by Jamie Kilstein here.

Quillette
Quillette
1 min read
Comedy
Quillette Podcast 28 – Jamie Kilstein on leaving the Social Justice cult and becoming a non-tribal comedian

Quillette Podcast 28 – Jamie Kilstein on leaving the Social Justice cult and becoming a non-tribal comedian

Jonathan Kay talks to stand-up comedian Jamie Kilstein about leaving the Social Justice Left, having Robin Williams as a patron, being blocked by David Frum, moving to LA, and his new, non-tribal, un-woke podcast. You can listen to Jamie’s stand-up at the Quillette Social in Toronto here and

Quillette
Quillette
1 min read
Comedy
The New War on Comedy

The New War on Comedy

Comedy has had a well-understood purpose: to entertain, to push boundaries and to keep us honest. Historically, the court jester was the one person allowed to publicly mock the all-powerful king perched upon the golden throne. It is for this reason that when a storyteller wants to illustrate a ruler’

Konstantin Kisin
Konstantin Kisin
4 min read
Comedy
Breaking the Norm

Breaking the Norm

Norm Macdonald became famous as a comic who said offensive things. From blatantly calling O.J. Simpson a murderer on Saturday Night Live, to a Conan appearance where he talked about oral sex with his wife who was in a coma. We loved it. He was one of the most

Jamie Kilstein
Jamie Kilstein
6 min read
Comedy