How to Be Funny

There Is One Time-Tested Way to Make 'Em Laugh

You just have to be willing to risk your life

Adam Nayman

Dylan Gelula and Broti Gupta Unlock the Secret to Always Being Funny

Talking about how hot you are? Not funny. Rodney Dangerfield? Always funny.

How to be funny
Sarah Hagi

The Brilliant Hackwork of P.G. Wodehouse

In the right hands, recycling a plot can be very funny

Jeeves and Wooster
Dan Brooks

Lauren Servideo Likes to Observe and Report

A chat with Instagram’s most prolific character.

how to be funny
Kelly Conaboy

Alex Horne of ‘Taskmaster’ Is Always Thinking Up Tasks

A chat with the mastermind behind Britain's funniest export

how to be funny
Fran Hoepfner

Cole Escola Wrote and Will Star In a Play About Mary Todd Lincoln

The beloved actor and writer builds rich interior lives for the wacko characters they take on, including America’s spookiest First Lady

how to be funny
Claire Carusillo

'Absolutely Fabulous' Is Still Untouchable 30 Years Later

The vicious British satire saw us all coming

legends, darling
David Odyssey

Ayo Edebiri's Most Combative Interview to Date

The comedian and star of The Bear is done being nice, even to old friends

how to be funny
Olivia Craighead
US Vice-President Kamala Harris speaks during the town hall meeting about the empowerment of women a...

Kamala Harris Is Gawker's Funniest Woman of the Year

She's laughing, we're laughing, everyone's laughing

Loler of the Free World
Olivia Craighead