Comedy

Is China ready for stand-up comedy?

Is China ready for stand-up comedy?

Inside the Chinese mainland's first and only full-time stand-up comedy club
Ha? Virgin launches live comedy, music on flights

Ha? Virgin launches live comedy, music on flights

Killing boredom, or your will to live? In-aisle comedy hits UK air routes
Here's a good one: Asia is comedy's next frontier

Here's a good one: Asia is comedy's next frontier

Once public taboo, jokes about sex, bribery and political persecution are helping build a thriving stand-up scene
20 funniest travel quotes you've never heard

20 funniest travel quotes you've never heard

Travel can be stressful, so keep these quotes in mind next time you lose your luggage
Julia Gillard impersonators play down to PM

Julia Gillard impersonators play down to PM

Australia's first female PM has led to pillowed bums and drawling accents from patient actresses
Why the BBC’s attempt at atomic humor bombed in Japan

Why the BBC’s attempt at atomic humor bombed in Japan

Laughing with someone is one thing, but laughing at them is a dangerous game to play
Hossan Leong: Making comedy in Singapore, with a little help from his friends

Hossan Leong: Making comedy in Singapore, with a little help from his friends

For his new stand-up show, Hossan Leong has called on blogger Mr Miyagi, fellow comedians Karen Tan and Chua Enlai, and dancer George Chan to lend a hand
11 reasons why 'Fruit and Nut' is better than Bollywood

11 reasons why 'Fruit and Nut' is better than Bollywood

Debut director Kunal Vijaykar defends his comic film with '11 reasons.' The critics are not amused
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Destination Berlin

From a casino restroom to a park in Seoul, the striking symbol of war and freedom has ended up in some strange places. November 9 is the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall