Every Friday, The Experiment Comedy showcases a comedian you should be following on Twitter in Why Aren’t You Following?. In this week’s edition of WAYF, we proudly present to you the Tweets of New York City-based standup comic, and all-around good dude, Otto Fernandez! Otto Fernandez is currently making a name for himself in The City That Doesn’t Sleep. He hosts the free standup open mic, Fire Hazard, at The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand Street, Basement Level, Brooklyn,Read More →
My boyfriend and I have been together awhile now and when you realize that the sound of your significant other chewing pistachios doesn’t send you into a blind rage (sorry to my ex Phil, whose love of nuts broke us), you begin to discuss the future. All sorts of questions about where things are going, what it all means, if your values and life goals match up, or at least assimilate. But, in the course of these life altering conversations,Read More →
Wow. If you’re not on Louis C.K.’s mailing list then you missed this plea to stop Donald J. Trump at the bottom of today’s email promoting the latest episode of Horace and Pete: “P.S. Please stop it with voting for Trump. It was funny for a little while. But the guy is Hitler. And by that I mean that we are being Germany in the 30s. Do you think they saw the shit coming? Hitler was just some hilariousRead More →
“Do you support ISIS?” There wasn’t malice when that question was asked. It was my Tinder date’s genuine curiosity that prompted it. She was a White woman from somewhere in the center of Pennsylvania, near where chocolate is made, and she’d never interacted an Arab-American, let alone one with a Muslim name, outside of her neighborhood bodega. And she wasn’t going to ask that of the middle aged Yemenite who made her breakfast sandwiches every weekday morning. “No,” I replied.Read More →
Come September of this year, The Simpsons will enter its unprecedented 27th season. That’s 27 years of Homer going “D’oh!”, Marge being besides herself, Bart raising a little hell, Lisa trying to convert the uninitiated to a Liberal way of life, and Maggie being the smartest person in the room. And all of it has happened on the longest-running American sitcom, the longest-running American animated program, and the longest-running American scripted prime time television series of all time. Now, outRead More →
Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground. In this web exclusive from Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver fills them in on what’s happened since 1999. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver airs Sundays at 11pm Eastern/Pacific on HBO.
For the last eight years, President Obama has slayed friends and foe at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. While this year saw no need for an anger translator, the soon-to-be ex-leader of the free world didn’t leave any scab unpicked at The Washington Hilton on Saturday night as he laid into Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, human garbage bag Donald Trump, and more. But the real highlight of the night was Nightly Show host and master of ceremonies Larry Wilmore,Read More →
Lead poisoning is a national problem. If only Republican lawmakers were as concerned as the puppets on Sesame Street. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver breaks it down for us. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver airs Sundays at 11pm Eastern/Pacific on HBO.