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The Louis CK Way

Daniel Johnson | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Johnson

It's easy to write off what Louis CK is doing as being a result of his success. Most of us can't afford to hire Alan Alda for an impromptu web-series, but still there are lessons we can learn.

'Saturday Night Live' Had Its 40th Birthday And It Was Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
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'Saturday Night Live' celebrated 40 years of its unique and hilarious show this weekend - on Sunday for some reason - with an epic live broadcast full...

23 Funny Quotes For Father's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Whether you are a dad or just have one: put on your slippers and grab your pipe, sit back and enjoy our collection of witticisms. From Louis CK to ...

WATCH: Will Louis CK Remember To Thank Jon Stewart?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Louis CK appears on tonight’s 'The Daily Show' to talk about the release of his film 'Tomorrow Night'. It’s a re-release and features some rather ...

WATCH: Louis CK Reads The Gettysburg Address

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Comedy

As 22 Words notes: this video of Jerry Seinfeld and Louis C.K. isn't particularly funny (it's a discussion and reading of the Gettysburg Address, afte...

Sally Hawkins on Surviving 'Blue Jasmine'

Christine Coco Jun | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Christine Coco Jun

It's always challenging when you're stepping into the role of someone who isn't you. It's Woody Allen, so you worry - you have to get over your insecurities about what you're doing.

WATCH: Louis C.K. Explains Why You Shouldn't Text And Drive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Once again, Louis C.K. has been imparting some wit and wisdom about modern life (and parenting). This time, the subject is mobile phones - and wha...

'My Kids Can't Have Smartphones - Because It Stops Them Feeling Sad'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Tech

Brilliant American comedian Louis CK doesn't let his children have smartphones - and he has a damn good reason. Listen in to this interview on Cona...

WATCH: Louis C.K. On The Royal Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Want to know the wonderful Louis C.K.'s take on the momentous royal birth? Well, now you can, thanks to this interview with John Oliver on 'The Daily ...

WATCH: Louis CK Stand-Up Compilation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Want to enjoy nearly an hour's worth of stand-up from the funniest person in the world right now (according to Rolling Stone, at least)? Then simp...

How Wonderful It Is to Call Kanye West Stupid

Sadaf Fahim | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Sadaf Fahim

What if we stopped taking offense at art just for touching on a particular subject, whether it's a song lyric about Parkinson's, or a rape joke, or whatever else people are mad about this month? What if instead we took offense at all the things that fall short of the creativity and beauty we want to see?

WATCH: Louis C.K. On Fatherhood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Like Louis C.K.? Like being a dad? Well, even if your answer to the second question is "No" or "I'm not a dad" or "I can't be a dad because I'm a woma...

British TV: A National Embarrassment?

India Ross | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
India Ross

The growing interest in American TV as a substitute for our own is not simply an idiosyncrasy, it signifies of Britain's failure to keep pace with the cultural market. The relative incompetence of home-produced programming becomes apparent in the context of the global marketplace - beyond the iPlayer horizon, Britain is punching well above its weight.

WATCH: Why Louis C.K. Won't Pose With Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Comedy

If you were lucky enough to see Louis C.K. perform in London recently, you'll know the anecdote he regales to David Letterman in the video above. But ...

WATCH: Louis C.K. Demolishes Heckler

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Comedy

A note to anyone going to see Louis C.K. in London next week: don't heckle him. Even in a complimentary way. Why not? Well, we think the video abov...

WATCH: Louis C.K.'s Brilliant New TV Promo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Here in the UK, we're getting excited about Louis C.K.'s upcoming live dates at the Hammersmith Apollo and O2 Arena. But over in the States, they'r...

Turning Over New Material

Daniel Sloss | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Daniel Sloss

I make sure I do the Edinburgh Fringe Festival every year because that forces me to write a new hour of material every year. This is a bit of advice I read from Louis CK, one of my favourite ever stand-ups.

Thanksgiving: 50 Funny Americans We're Thankful For

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Comedy

It's Thanksgiving. And we admit that, over here in Britain, we understand very little about Thanksgiving, other than a) it's American and b) it's abou...

CK In The UK: 'Louie' To Air On British TV

Chortle | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Louis CK's critically acclaimed American sitcom is to air in the UK for the first time. Entertainment channel FX has snapped up the rights to the s...

Why 'Louie' Should Be On British TV

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Now in its third season, the American comedy series Louie has garnered plaudits, critical acclaim and, on Sunday night, its first Emmy award - beating...

EMMY AWARDS: Ricky Gervais Picks On Louis CK, Then Apologises

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais just can't help himself at Awards nights, thankfully. The British comedic actor and writer was on his usual grinning/baiting form wh...

20 Great Heckler Put-Downs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Comedy

All hail the internet's new king of heckler put-downs, comedian Bryson Turner. In a video that's going viral, Turner expertly handles a heckler in...

Writing Punch - Creating the Darkest of Characters for the Edinburgh Fringe

Steven Bloomer | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Steven Bloomer

The central character in Punch is the most heinous, twisted, barbarous person I have ever tried writing. He's impervious to any shred of empathy, tact or compassion and yet I agree with (almost) everything he says.

Gaffigan's New Stand-Up Special: An Endorsement of the 'Louis CK Model' of Distribution

Garry Lee | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Garry Lee

When Jim Gaffigan's special is released in April, please consider buying it, if not in support of the man himself, then in support of this distribution model in the hope that others will follow suit. As far as I can see, we, as an audience, can only stand to reap the benefits from it.

A Bright Future for Original Online Video Series

Jonathan Heath | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Tech
Jonathan Heath

If 2011 was the year that the world became completely besotted by viral videos, then 2012 will be the year where original content hosted by online video sites broke through to challenge the waning dominance of the television media and its network overlords.