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Sometimes the best way to make sense of what’s happening in the world is through comedy. For that, “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central has you covered. We chatted with comedian Roy Wood, Jr., who is a correspondent on the program. He is in Atlanta this weekend with performances at the Punchline Comedy Club.

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Atlanta has a healthy appetite for improv. This weekend, Dad’s Garage Theater Company welcomes Scott Adsit. He's best known for roles on the TV shows “30 Rock” and "Moral Orel."  We talked to him about the art of comedy.

Scott performs Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. at Dad's Garage Theater Company in Atlanta.

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If you want to see theater in one of its most nerve-racking forms, look no further than actor Colin Mochrie. The comedian is best known for his role on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," a popular short-form improvisational comedy show. Mochrie has a richly deserved reputation for his skill at improvisation. Audiences in Atlanta can see him live on Aug. 11-12 at Dad’s Garage in Atlanta. We talked with him about his craft.

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We talked with comedian Caroline Rhea, best known for her role on the ABC television show, "Sabrina the Teenage Witch." Rhea is performing June 9 and 10 at the Punchline Comedy Club in Atlanta.

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Some comedians let nothing keep them from the stage. Ali Wong was in her third trimester when she performed for her Netflix comedy special, “Baby Cobra.” We talked with Ali Wong ahead of her performance at The Tabernacle in Atlanta on Friday, May 12.


Some people who flee war-torn countries get a chance to start fresh elsewhere. That’s the case for Lebanese-born comedian Nemr Abou Nassar. He was a young child when he left Lebanon for the United States with his family. Nemr is known as Lebanon's King of Comedy. We talked to him ahead of his performances this weekend at the Punchline Comedy Club in Atlanta.

Sometimes the best way to deal with serious subjects is to have a laugh. Comedian Trae Crowder uses humor to talk about politics and culture, and he's found a big following online. Trae calls himself "the Liberal Redneck" and he seems to take pleasure in flouting Southern stereotypes. He'll perform in Georgia this week as part of the WellRED Comedy Tour, along with fellow comics Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan.

We kick off our celebration of comedians from Georgia with a hilarious native son.  George Wallace has performed stand-up comedy for four decades and when it comes to audiences, he’s seen it all.  We talk with him about dealing with hecklers, his friendship with Jerry Seinfeld and what Georgia means to him. 

Maria Bamford has been called one of "The 50 Funniest People Now" by Rolling Stone. Stephen Colbert says she is his favorite comedian. And her Netflix series "Lady Dynamite," based on her personal experiences with mental health, gets praise from viewers and critics alike. 

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Wanda Sykes has never held her tongue. One of her comedy specials was literally called "Tongue Untied." She doesn't even hold back when it comes to her own personal life. Last fall, we spoke with Sykes about her comedy career, the entertainment industry, and work-life balance.