Jesse David Fox
Jesse David Fox

Jesse David Fox is a writer for Vulture.

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Nov. 13 2017 8:33 AMTruth in Comedy After Louis C.K.
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Sept. 12 2017 8:02 AMWhat Is the Ideal Age for a Comedian’s Persona?
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July 17 2017 8:03 AMAn Oral History of The Simpsons’ Classic Planet of the Apes Musical
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June 1 2017 8:33 AMThe Best Saturday Night Live Sketches of the Season, Ranked
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March 30 2017 8:02 AMNo, Dave Chappelle, Bill Cosby Did Not Pay for Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” PA System
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Nov. 14 2016 8:33 AMTig Notaro Unleashes the Best Closer I’ve Ever Seen
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Sept. 19 2016 8:34 AMWatching Lin-Manuel Miranda Watch the Hamilton Parody, SpamiltonAfter years caught up in the hype around their game-changing show, the Hamilton creators watch themselves get spoofed.
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July 14 2016 8:32 AMMike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Subverts How Female and Male Nudity Are Used in Comedy
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April 21 2016 8:32 AMSamantha Bee Has Proved Why Late Night Needed Full Frontal
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March 7 2016 8:32 AMChildrens Hospital Is Ending After This Season. Rob Corddry Discusses the Decision.
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Feb. 5 2016 8:33 AMThe Story Behind Larry David Playing Bernie Sanders on Saturday Night Live
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Jan. 18 2016 8:02 AMThe Writers Behind SNL’s Alien Abduction Sketch on Making Ryan Gosling Break
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Dec. 15 2015 9:02 AMThe 10 Best Comedy Sketches of 2015
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Sept. 29 2015 8:32 AMTina Fey, Mindy Kaling, Retta, and 34 Other Female Comedians on Whether They Would Want to Be a Late-Night Host
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June 25 2015 5:26 PMHow Jerry Seinfeld Changed Modern Comedy With Seinfeld
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Sept. 20 2017 8:03 AMIs Netflix Helping or Hurting Stand-up?
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Aug. 4 2017 8:02 AMDave Chappelle Unsuccessfully Tackles Trump and Trans Issues at Radio City
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June 29 2017 12:49 PMThe Best Stand-Up Specials of 2017 (So Far)
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April 7 2017 8:33 AMWhy Louis C.K.’s Trans Joke Is Better Than Dave Chappelle’s
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March 2 2017 9:35 AMScary Movie Wimps, You Will Be OK Watching Get Out
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Sept. 20 2016 12:38 PMLouis C.K. Wears a Suit, Kills at Madison Square GardenThe comedian made his name as a disgusting, shlubby everyman. Now he’s trying something new, and he’s as funny as ever.
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Aug. 31 2016 8:32 AMWhy Bad Moms Succeeded Where Ghostbusters Failed
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June 2 2016 8:32 AMHow the Lonely Island Changed the Internet, Comedy, and Especially Internet Comedy
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April 19 2016 9:02 AMMaria Bamford Walks Us Through Lady Dynamite, Her Mitch Hurwitz–Produced New Show
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Feb. 19 2016 12:41 PMSteve Martin Performed Stand-up Last Night for the First Time in 35 Years
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Feb. 3 2016 8:32 AMThe Story Behind Saturday Night Live’s Spot-On #OscarsSoWhite Parody
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Dec. 16 2015 8:33 AMThe 10 Best Stand-Up Specials of 2015
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Oct. 16 2015 8:32 AMKyle Mooney Talks to Nathan Fielder About Nathan for YouKitchen Nightmares, and Magic
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Aug. 17 2015 9:21 AMSeth Meyers on the Unexpectedly Controversial Decision to Sit Down
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March 31 2015 6:03 PMHow the Internet and a New Generation of Superfans Helped Create the Second Comedy Boom

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