The Late Movies: Early Stand-up Performances of 15 Big Stars

Tonight's edition of The Late Movies offers up a smorgasbord of stand-up comedians from their much younger and lesser-known days. Please be advised that some of these videos may contain some NSFW language.

Louis CK

Jerry Seinfeld on Celebrity Cabaret

Steve Martin Doing Comedy & “Magic” (Before Grey Hair!!!)

Dan Whitney (Prior to turning himself into Larry the Cable Guy)

Jim Carrey

Ellen DeGeneres

Jay Leno

Simon Pegg

Adam Sandler in the late 80s

Bill Cosby

Woody Allen on The Jack Paar Show

Seth Rogen at age 13

Joan Rivers

Larry David (Begins at 1:33)

Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm co-star Jeff Garlin

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The Origins of 36 Marvel Characters, Illustrated
Pop Chart Lab
Pop Chart Lab

No matter what their powers, every super hero has an origin story, from Spider-Man’s radioactive bite to Iron Man’s life-threatening chest shrapnel. In their latest poster, the designers at Pop Chart Lab have taken their infographic savvy to the Marvel Universe, charting the heroic origins of 36 different Marvel characters through miniature, minimalist comics.

Without using any words, they’ve managed to illustrate Bucky Barnes's plane explosion and subsequent transformation into the Winter Soldier, Jessica Jones’s car crash, the death of the Punisher’s family, and other classic stories from the major Marvel canon while paying tribute to the comic book form.

Explore the poster below, and see a zoomable version on Pop Chart Lab’s website.

A poster featuring 36 minimalist illustrations of superhero origin stories.
Pop Chart Lab

Keep your eyes open for future Marvel-Pop Chart crossovers. The Marvel Origins: A Sequential Compendium poster is “the first release of what we hope to be a marvelous partnership,” as Pop Chart Lab’s Galvin Chow puts it. Prints are available for pre-order starting at $37 and are scheduled to start shipping on March 8.


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