Though comedy is said to have originated in the US with Lenny Bruce, it’s a worldwide phenomenon. It’s a condensation of and a comment on culture.

All over the world, rooms are opening up and people are getting onstage telling it from their points of view. Expat communities are starting English-language events in non-English speaking countries, and comedy scenes sprouting up in all kinds of languages all over the world.

Comedians are some of the most well-traveled people in the world and the English-language circuit has tentacles in every populated continent. Below, find articles about the culture of comedy.

Comedy Articles

30 funny travel quotes to make you smile

by Henri Bauholz

8 expat moms share their funniest stories of raising kids in a foreign country

by Jennifer Malia

Millennial discovers the meaning of life after traveling abroad

by Meghana Indurti

How surfing in Costa Rica made me into a beautiful human being

by Matt Hershberger

I went to one of the fanciest culinary events in the world with a stomach bug. Here’s what happened.

by Daniel Gootnick

37 things you’ll never hear someone say at an airport

by Matt Hershberger

Jon Stewart is coming back from retirement, fists up, to take on Trump

by Cathy Brown

How to ruin a trip to Machu Picchu in 5 easy steps

by Michelle Tanaka

This hilarious video shows why the Oscars have no excuse for being so white

by Matt Hershberger

7 habits you pick up traveling that get you in trouble back home in Canada

by Rosalyn Estoque

6 things every man should know by 30

by Judy Zhou

Watch these Irish people nail US/Canadian accents (especially Owen Wilson)

by Amanda Machado

4 lies guidebooks will tell you about Wyoming

by Michelle Tanaka

The world’s worst wipeouts are cringeworthy and binge worthy

by Colin Heinrich

Watch Dax Shepherd and Kristen Bell turn their epic African vacation into a music video

by Colin Heinrich

Watch this dude shred the NYC blizzard right through Times Square

by Colin Heinrich

9 underground comedy shows to check out in NYC before they go mainstream

by Nikki Vargas

3 dating moments that still keep me up at night

by Colin Heinrich
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