September 6, 2017

Mike Cannon’s Field Guide to Doing Drugs

  Mike Cannon’s first album I Think It Just Kicked In releases on iTunes this Friday, September 8th. It was recorded live at New York Comedy […]
August 29, 2017

Ryan Hamilton’s Long Road From VHS to Netflix

Ryan Hamilton has been called an edgy, boundary-pushing comedian…by a very small number of people. Most know him as one of NYC’s most reliably excellent comics who […]
July 28, 2017

Brent Morin Gets Unplugged at Just for Laughs Solo Show, Makes the Most of Rough Conditions

Thursday night was the first of two solo shows for Brent Morin, most often recognized as Justin from NBC’s Undateable. The set was a kind of […]
July 28, 2017

New Faces: The Creators Shows Off Their Inaugural Class at Just for Laughs

This year, JFL introduced a new showcase to its stable of New Faces presentations – the Creators. It’s a way for the festival to embrace the […]
July 18, 2017

Ari Shaffir Stays Authentic For His New Netflix Special

Ari Shaffir’s new double special “Double Negative” tackles two opposite, but interrelated themes – “Adulthood” and “Childhood” – a fitting format for a comedian who has […]
June 8, 2017

Let the Skankfest Founders be Your New Life Coaches

Last year, the inaugural Skankfest comedy festival was a scrappy DIY success story, selling out a weekend’s worth of passes in record time for three days […]
April 22, 2017

Anthony Atamanuik and James Adomian: The Politics Behind the Comedy of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Comedy Central just announced their new late night talk show, The President Show hosted by President Donald Trump. We mean, Anthony Atamanuik. While many viewers may […]
September 13, 2016

Jo Koy Can Fit Any Ethnicity (and Other Great Things He Told Us in Montreal)

Jo Koy is nothing short of a comedy superstar. From his start in Vegas, to hitting the grind in Los Angeles, to touring as an international […]
July 31, 2016

Get to Know The Wave: Roast Battle’s Controversial Threesome

Roast Battle The Wave For a show where comedians compete to say the worst possible things about each other, it’s a little surprising that the most […]
July 31, 2016

Introducing Earl Skakel

Roast Battle’s multi-night special event from JFL Montreal has seen its share of comedy superstars. Obviously The Roastmaster General Jeffrey Ross, along with judges Kevin Hart, […]
July 30, 2016

Roast Battle Continues: The Semi Finals Get Serious

Good stand up comedy is 50% writing and 50% performance. Unfortunately, most television is 90% appearance and 10% any form of talent. So most of the […]
July 29, 2016

Roast Battle Night 2: The Fight Continues at Just For Laughs

There’s something about hitting stride, roaring to life, capturing the magic ­for the title. While America is just being introduced to Roast Battle thanks to Comedy […]
July 28, 2016

Roast Battle Premieres Tonight: Meet 3 Characters You Will Fall in Love With

Wednesday night in Montreal at the Just for Laughs Festival, Comedy Central pulled into town to transform Los Angeles’ Roast Battle into a big network event. […]
July 27, 2016

Sherrod Small and Christian Finnegan Want to Teach You Things About Race You Never Knew

If laughter is the best medicine, then Christian Finnegan and Sherrod Small’s new show Black and White might be just what the doctor ordered right now. […]
July 20, 2016

Hari Kondabolu, Comedian PhD

Hari Kondabolu’s second album “Mainstream American Comic” comes out July 22 from Kill Rock Stars You may have seen Hari do stand-up on Letterman and Conan or as a […]
July 10, 2016

Joe List’s Secrets to Staying Sane and Happy

“Nobody ever tells you you’re supposed to be a human. They tell you you’re supposed to work, but they don’t tell you that you also need […]
July 2, 2016

Comedy Celebrities Bobby Lee, Kumail Nanjiani and More Mocument The Career of a Legend – Lance Cantstopolis

Fahim Anwar's 'Outta Nowhere' Mockumentary Celebrates Lance Canstopolis
June 22, 2016

What’s So Special About Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train?

Night Train, hosted by Wyatt Cenac (of former Daily Show Correspondent fame), has occupied the Monday night slot at Littlefield in Brooklyn for about four years […]
June 17, 2016

Roast Battle Goes From Big to Giant: Finals Will Air Live From Montreal Just For Laughs

When Roast Battle goes big, it goes International. From its humble beginnings as an impromptu dis battle between two comedians at a late night open mic […]
June 17, 2016

Sherrod Small and Christian Finnegan are Black…and White

A&E is making a push into comedy-based programming this year and Black and White with Christian Finnegan and Sherrod Small is their flag bearer.
June 16, 2016

Finally, Yannis Pappas Wants To Be Yannis With You

You may already be a huge fan of Yannis Pappas and not even realize it. He blew up YouTube five years ago with his sketches as […]
June 7, 2016

The Goddamn Comedy Jam Announces Line Up For Comedy Central Special

Goddamn Comedy Jam Announces Line Up
June 7, 2016

Six Comedians To Stay on Facebook For

  We’ve all thought about quitting Facebook. Some of us have even made the declaration (without a hint of irony) in a Facebook post. Whether it’s […]
June 5, 2016

Skankfest Promises to Be A Very Different Kind of Comedy Festival

Skankfest is not your typical comedy festival.
May 15, 2016

Dan Soder Takes You Inside Comedy

Dan Soder looks exactly like what you’d get if you went to Central Casting and asked for a tall, clean-cut, middle class stoner from Colorado. His deep voice, good looks and easygoing charm have made him a fan favorite on Guy Code, Robert Kelly’s You Know What Dude and Legion of Skanks.
May 10, 2016

Sarah Colonna Takes The Lipshtick Stage Representing the Best Women in Comedy

Sarah Colonna is an accomplished entertainer, with two NY Times Bestsellers under her belt, numerous TV appearances and a thriving stand-up career. And, of course, she’s a popular favorite from her days at Chelsea Lately and After Lately. We got to chat with Sarah thanks to her recent headlining appearance as part of the Venetian’s Lipshtick series, which continues throughout the summer and features Lisa Lampanelli, Whitney Cummings, Sherri Shepherd, Carly Aquilino and Jamie Lee.
May 4, 2016

Michael Kosta Has The Final Solution to Microaggressions

Michael Kosta is the kind of attractive, straight, white male who has never had to deal with the hassles of stop and frisk, cabs not stopping for him, or a Presidential candidate suggesting he be deported.