Ali Wong

The 10 Best Stand-up Comedy Specials on Netflix Right Now

Netflix has become the go-to home for stand-up comedy specials, plenty of which are from the industry’s most powerful names.<p>In recent months, …

Comedy

Emotional, sweaty and sexual photos of Berlin’s youth

Photographer George Nebieridze returns with a new book that he describes as ‘moments of heightened emotion and loss of control’<p>George Nebieridze’s striking new work, <i>‘16</i>, captures the sweaty, writhing bodies of Berlin’s youth in, what the photographer calls, “moments of heightened emotion and loss …

Emotions

The Comedy Studio Will Leave Cambridge for Bow Market

Next year, take your laughs from Harvard Square to Union Square.<p>By · 11/15/2017, 9:19 a.m.<p>The Comedy Studio / Photo by Kirsten Sims<p>After 21 years as …

Boston

Comedian Jenny Yang is disrupting cultural perceptions of Asian Americans by making you laugh

I first met Jenny Yang at a networking event for women writers. She was loud and funny, and I liked her immediately. We became Facebook friends, as …

Asian-American Cuisine’s Rise, and Triumph

On the plate, the egg looks like an eye plucked from a baby dragon. The yolk is the green-black of smoked glass, with a gray, nearly calcified halo, trapped in an oval of wobbling amber and emitting the faintest whiff of brimstone.<p>So begins the $285, 19-course tasting menu at Benu in San Francisco. …

News (China)

The best comedy made by women on Netflix

Sometimes—no, actually, most of the time—you just need a woman’s perspective.<p>The vault of comedy content on Netflix is deep. It can also skew a …

Netflix

11 Female Stand-Ups To Stream Right Now

If it seems like all your idols have recently been revealed to have deep, disgusting skeletons in their closets, perhaps its time to get new idols! After a <i>New York Times</i> story brought widespread attention to a pattern of behavior by Louis C.K. that had been a very public, shameful secret in the …

Netflix

Comedian Christina P Can Tell Which Reality Shows Are Totally Fake

“Right now, Netflix is the cool kid in school,” comedian Christina Pazsitzky explained when we spoke on the phone last week. And she would know, …

Entertainment

King Krule just dropped a new fashion line

In collaboration with Babylon LA, the collection is available from today and features graphics designed by the artist<p>The inimitable Archy Marshall, better known as King Krule, has been busy of late. For the first time since 2013, the King Krule moniker has been re-adopted in a sudden burst of …

Los Angeles

The Raw Power Movement is neutralising the politics of hate

A year since the election of Donald Trump, resistance group Raw Power Movement launches with an audio-visual showcase – in partnership with Dazed – featuring a live performance from GAIKA<p>Today marks exactly one year since the US general election that brought Donald Trump to power – but tonight’s …

Donald Trump

AI can identify suicidal thoughts in brains

Experiments have shown that artificial intelligence can give us insight from brain scans<p>Scientific research involving artificial intelligence has made serious progress in helping us understand brain activity, from our use of language to elements of mental health. Now, AI is able to spot suicidal …

Artificial Intelligence

People are burning a huge Harvey Weinstein effigy

Torch bad men<p>Subverting the day that celebrates Guy Fawkes’ failure to blow up the Houses of Parliament, over 10,000 people will descend on the small English town of Edenbridge to watch an 11-metre effigy of Harvey Weinstein get burnt to cinders.<p>For over 20 years, the Edenbridge Bonfire Society has …

Harvey Weinstein

An exhibition on sustainable fashion is coming to the V&A

Spotlighting designers like Vivienne Westwood and Dries Van Noten, ‘Fashioned from Nature’ explores how the industry can be more sustainable<p>Whether it is Gucci’s recent Bloom campaign or Dries Van Noten’s breathtaking forest floor SS15 set, fashion is always looking to nature for inspiration – but …

Dries van Noten

Comedians Make the Greatest Halloween Costumes: Happy Comedy Halloween

Share This Post Not every Halloween enthusiast just goes to the pop up store to buy a pair of ears. There’s more to Halloween than just being a sexy …

Comedy

Ivan Decker gets a chance to appear on TBS’s Conan

Jon CrannyAfter an extensive talent search for the upcoming 8th annual <i>Comics to Watch</i> standup showcase, the New York Comedy Festival and Team Coco …

Conan O'Brien

A guide to the black Brits doing cool things in 2017

We’ve rounded up the young faces defining what it means to be black and British<p>TextDazed DigitalIllustrationFlorence Guan<p>30October 2017<p><i>As Black History Month draws to a close in the UK we're aiming to shine a spotlight on those driving things forward. #DazedBlackFutures is a tribute to the artists,</i> …

Nina Simone

25 Famous Women on Struggling With Fertility

For many women, the path to parenthood is less than straightforward. From miscarriages, to unexplained fertility, to the costly and often challenging …

Fashion

50 Celebrities Who Opened Up About Their Miscarriages

These public figures spoke out and showed other women they're not alone.<p>At least 10 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage, according to estimates from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Mayo Clinic. But one 2015 survey found that 55 percent of responders …

Parenting

Top 10 Celebrities Who Can’t Stop Posting About Food - Chowhound

When it comes to posting about food, no other celebrities are more devoted than these top 10. Nothing can stand in the way of their next food post. …

Neil Patrick Harris

Variety’s 2017 Women’s Impact Report

Women’s Impact Report<p>The 2017 Women’s Impact Report highlights the achievements of a wide range of talents, from the C-suite to the …

Hollywood

Moms at the Mike, on the Verge of a Breakthrough in Comedy

One of the small surprises of fatherhood is how impressed some people are by the slightest attempt at child care. Dads like me benefit from low expectations, one of many of the resonant premises sharply exploited by the stand-up comic Ali Wong in “Baby Cobra,” her hit Netflix special last year.<p>“It …

The Arts

Sarah Silverman Wants to Pop Your Bubble

Hollywood, Calif. — Sarah Silverman, during the first test run of her new political variety show, “I Love You, America,” introduced a nude couple in the front row. Next was a generic white male host behind a desk to her right, a familiar face, she said pointedly, for audiences to look to when …

The Arts

'Fresh Off The Boat' Star Randall Park Expected More Lead Roles For Asian-Americans By Now

"If you’re not represented in the media, for a lot of people and definitely for people in certain parts of the country, you’re invisible."<p>During a time when major roles for Asian-American actors are few and far between, “Fresh Off the Boat” has been a breath of fresh air.<p>In its three seasons, the …

TV

MGM Resorts 'working with law enforcement' after Vegas shooting

MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said the entertainment company is collaborating with local authorities on Monday after a gunman killed at least 58 people in a mass shooting near MGM-owned Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.<p>“Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of last …

Business

Comedy Now: Ali Wong Will Return To Netflix With A Followup To The Phenomenal ‘Baby Cobra’

<i>Welcome to Comedy Now, a weekly column cataloging what comedy fans should know about what’s available in the streaming world. Whether it’s a brand new special, an old classic, or the oddball show that defies categorization, we’ll list as many as we can for your enjoyment right here. Who knows? We</i> …

TV

The best stand up on Netflix right now

I sorted through the crap so you don't have to<p>At the tender age of 10, I was plopped down in my father's car on the way home from dinner. My …

Comedy

People Have Been STD Shaming Since Medieval Times

A brief and bumpy history of overblown STD stigmas.<p>"You have a bunch of very small warts on your labia," my doctor said. "I don't treat those, but I can refer you to a doctor who does."<p>And so she did. And I showed up and spread my legs in the office of a 70-year-old dude doctor who brushed …

Medieval

How Pamela Anderson, Cindy Crawford, and More Are Remembering Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner on Instagram

On Wednesday, <i>Playboy</i> magazine founder and editor-in-chief Hugh Hefner died at his home, the Playboy Mansion, just outside Beverly Hills, California. At 91, Hefner had spent two-thirds of his life—the first issue was published in 1953—as the unofficial mascot for <i>Playboy</i>. (The official mascot, of …

Cindy Crawford

A Dragon Ate a Woman at This Runway Show Because Fashion Is Cutthroat

At the Kenzo Spring/Summer ’18 runway show at Paris Fashion Week, the brand’s colorful sartorial offerings by designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim …

Paris Fashion Week

American Housewife star, showrunner tease season 2 shenanigans

When ABC’s <i>American Housewife</i> returned for season 2 on Wednesday night, it found Katie Otto (Katy Mixon), “the second-fattest housewife in Westport,” …

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