Michelle Wolf

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Michelle Wolf to Melania's roses: the arts and pop culture that sum up the Trump era
CocoRosie’s call to arms, the rage of Sweat, Arthur Jafa’s white supremacy montage and the first lady’s grand designs … Guardian writers pick the works that encapsulate Trump’s reign

Oliver Wainwright, Lanre Bakare, Brian Logan, Emma Brockes, Claire Armitstead, Arifa Akbar, Keza MacDonald, Peter Bradshaw, Adrian Searle and Brian Moylan

06, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'I crack up every time': comedians' all-time favourite standup routines
Top comics pick the routines that make them howl with laughter, from Eddie Murphy on Rocky to Eddie Izzard on penknives and Michelle Wolf on women’s worst enemies

Interviews by Ben Williams

06, Apr, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Michelle Wolf review – Trump's tormentor avoids politics but not controversy
One of the US’s sparkiest and most outspoken social commentators tackles sex and gender in a show that confirms her place in the big league

Brian Logan

23, Jul, 2019 @2:15 PM

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Latitude festival review – stylish, dramatic and surprisingly edgy
It may be the most middle-class of events, but pink sheep, Scottish sarcasm and Stereophonics singalongs notwithstanding, it was still classy

Dave Simpson

22, Jul, 2019 @10:33 AM

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Michelle Wolf: 'My new period joke is for men – and they love it'
The upfront standup took down Trump with a blistering routine at the White House correspondents’ dinner. But she won’t joke about him again

Alexis Soloski

11, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart review – sharp satire at America's expense
The world-renowned pair team up with comics Mo Amer and Michelle Wolf to tackle Trump, the opioid crisis and gun violence in a night which delivers big laughs

Brian Logan

22, Oct, 2018 @12:52 PM

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Michelle Wolf: ‘It’s weird that Trump doesn’t have a sense of humour’
As host of the White House correspondents’ dinner, comic Michelle Wolf insulted Trump, his inner circle and the press. What happened next?

Decca Aitkenhead

01, Jun, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Can Michelle Wolf's Netflix show shake up the late night comedy scene?
Wolf’s pilot episode prophesies a brief period of growing pains in pursuit of an individual identity, and grand dividends once it’s complete

Charles Bramesco

28, May, 2018 @12:24 PM

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Another week of lies and still Trump, the huckster, keeps his tawdry show going | Sarah Churchwell
Even as scandal succeeds scandal, this ‘ignorant, undignified and uncouth’ president escapes the consequences of legitimate criticism

Sarah Churchwell

06, May, 2018 @5:12 AM

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Colbert: Michelle Wolf backlash is like 'accusing the valet of stealing your car'
Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers offered various defenses of Wolf’s routine at the White House correspondent’s dinner

Jake Nevins

01, May, 2018 @2:44 PM

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Michelle Wolf: the unstoppable rise of America's provocative political comic
Her caustic White House correspondents’ dinner speech will be no shock for fans of the former Daily Show contributor

Brian Logan

30, Apr, 2018 @12:27 PM

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Michelle Wolf White House routine ignites backlash and defence of Sanders
Reporters and conservatives condemn jokes about press secretary and others but Trump targets Griffin and O’Donnell support embattled comedian

Ed Pilkington

30, Apr, 2018 @12:19 PM

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