Hannah Gadsby Makes It Plain

The sacramental stand-up sermon we all need right now.


Why Are You Laughing?

Two ways of looking at “Je suis Charlie.”

Gary Austin (bottom row) at work, improvising.

Gary Austin: Making Surprising Sense

A Conversation with Gary Austin

Eddie Pepitone feigns interest as Bell dominates convo

SxSW: Bitter Buddha

My quest to connect with comic Eddie Pepitone, aka the Bitter Buddha, in person at the 2013 South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival proved to be quite the challenge. First off, the…

Killing the Buddha

Remembering Bill Hicks

On this day, twenty years after his untimely death, let us stop for a moment and reflect on the legacy of Bill Hicks, whose timeless smackdowns of Americana Christianity inspired…