Stand Up


Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP10

Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford turns her struggles into comedy, inspiring others to do the same.
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP9

Freddie Prinze

Overnight fame proved deadly for Freddie Prinze, who committed suicide at 22.
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP8

Brett Butler

Fierce and funny, Brett Butler worked her way to the top, then back to the bottom.
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP7

Greg Giraldo

Comedian Greg Giraldo’s life was sabotaged by addiction and self-loathing.
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP6

Dustin Diamond

Dustin’s path from TV dweeb to real-life bad boy came to an unfortunate end.
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP5

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor lived on the edge, but he always bounced back.... or did he?
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP4

Artie Lange

Addiction. Trauma. Artie Lange’s race to rock bottom seems inevitable. But is it?
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP3

Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr always said what was on her mind. Until it cost her her career.
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP2

Andrew Dice Clay

After appearing on SNL, The Diceman’s controversial comedy faces huge backlash.
Dark Side of Comedy / S1 EP1

Chris Farley

Saturday Night Live steps in to save the life of one of its biggest stars.
Dark Side of Comedy / Clip

Dark Side of Comedy Season 1 Trailer

True crime meets comedy, as we unpack the most controversial stories from the world of stand up.
VICE Specials / S1 EP26

Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11

Comedians explore the value of jokes told in the aftermath of tragedy.