Mad Magazine’s Al Feldstein Dies at 88

The Brooklyn native edited the iconic comedy publication for 28 years

Why Amy Schumer is the Future of Comedy

Her pitch perfect Aaron Sorkin parody is the smart, gutsy humor we need

Comedian David Brenner Dies of Cancer

The Tonight Show favorite and king of observational comedy dies at 78

Jessie Kahnweiler’s Bold Brand of Comedy

The Jewish comic brings her in-your-face physical comedy to a new web series

R.I.P. Harold Ramis, Comedic Film Icon

The Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, and Ghostbusters writer has died at 69

The Deep Jewish Roots of Television’s Caesar

The late, great comedian’s ‘Your Show of Shows’ tried to pass in postwar, assimilationist America

All Eyes On ‘Brooklyn Nine Nine’ After Golden Globe Win

Andy Samberg’s hit new comedy was a lovable underdog—until they won big

Potty-Mouthed Queen of the Jews, Sarah Silverman Does Something Special on HBO

The intimate, obscene, lovable, fearless stand-up of ‘We Are Miracles’ shows the comedian at her sweet, shameless best

The Comedian Rewriting the Bible—as Comedy

David Tuchman’s unorthodox quest to retranslate the entire Hebrew Bible

Mel Brooks Just Received a Lifetime Achievement Award, and It’s No Joke

The Tattler: Critics focus on the childlike nature of his humor, but there’s always been more than meets the eye to the King of Id

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