October 16, 2019

Arsenio Hall Drops Title, Trailer and Date for Netflix Special

Actor, talk show host, producer, and comedy legend Arsenio Hall makes his Netflix comedy special debut with Smart & Classy. Over the course of his illustrious […]
October 16, 2019

Canadian Festival: What We Learned, Who To Watch. The 10 Canadian Comics on Our Radar This Showcase Season

The IB’s list of ten comics on our radar this showcase season Every year in the middle of October various comedy clubs and collectives in Toronto […]
October 15, 2019

Sarah Silverman is Coming Back to TV!

Well that didn’t take long. Less than a year after Hulu made the terrible decision to cancel Silverman’s Hulu Show, “I Love You, America”, she’s already […]
October 15, 2019

Kathy Griffin Thinks It’s Wrong to Simulate the Death of a Public Figure

Kathy Griffin took to twitter today after becoming aware of a video that simulated Donald Trump gunning down members of the media. The New York Times […]
October 15, 2019

The 5: Katie Compa’s Five Foreign Words English Needs

Little Lamb Recordings announced the release of HARD PASS, the debut comedy album from New York’s Katie Compa. Katie is a woman who knows what she […]
October 14, 2019

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 14, 2019

This week kicks off with Columbus Day, so of course the majority of our New York based talk shows are taking the entire week off.
October 14, 2019

The New and Improved, Did You Hear? With Kashmere! October 14

Between dealing with kids, dealing with work, and dealing with Take Your Kids to Work Day, you may have missed some of the most insane things […]
October 12, 2019

Laurie Kilmartin Hosting a Walk Through the History of Stand Up on Conan

In a time when the role of stand up on late night television has diminished in importance to many network talk shows, Conan has never waivered […]
October 12, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: October 12, 2019

Live from Hawkins, Indiana! Tonight, Saturday Night Live heads into the Upside Down with a new episode hosted by "Stranger Things" star David Harbour!
October 11, 2019

Report Says Kevin Hart Car Crash Was “Purely Driver Error”

TMZ received access to the results of an investigation of the cause and circumstances of the car crash that left Kevin Hart and two friends in […]
October 10, 2019

Jeff Garlin Announces His Netflix Special

Jeff Garlin announced his Netflix special, Jeff Garlin: Our Man in Chicago, this morning from his social media channels. . Maybe you know him as America’s […]
October 10, 2019

Watch Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh For Free on YouTube!

As part of their kickoff of a new mental health awareness initiative, HBO is making Gary Gulman’s groundbreaking new HBO comedy special available for free for […]
October 10, 2019

Comedy Central and HBO Launch Mental Health Awareness Initiatives

Today is World Mental Health Day and comedy is getting involved. Comedy Central, specifically. With the help of Yamaneika Saunders, Jeff Ross and Matteo Lane, the […]
October 10, 2019

Kevin Allison Looks Back on 10 Years of RISK!

Kevin Allison’s legendary storytelling podcast RISK!, which celebrates its 10th year this month. The live show and podcast invites people to tell true stories they never […]
October 9, 2019

Michael Kosta to Record Hour Special in Michigan For Comedy Central

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Correspondent and stand-up comic, Michael Kosta is about to record his first hour special in his home state of Michigan! […]
October 7, 2019

Jenny Slate’s Docu-Special is Coming to Netflix

It’s the age of the documentary/comedy special hybrid and Jenny Slate is the latest to intersperse stand up with outside footage. In her first Netflix special […]
October 7, 2019

All Comedy’s Problems Can Be Solved with Consent (Or how I learned to stop worrying and went to watch Louis C.K.)

Comedy’s Biggest Problems Can Be Solved with Consent (Or how I learned to stop worrying and went to watch Louis C.K.) I wasn’t going to attend […]
October 7, 2019

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 7, 2019

If you're coming off a weekend of bad choices when it comes to your football wagers, you made need some laughs.
October 7, 2019

The New and Improved, Did You Hear? With Kashmere! October 7

Between dealing with kids, dealing with work, and dealing with Take Your Kids to Work Day, you may have missed some of the most insane things […]
October 5, 2019

HBO Comedy Bringing Daniel Sloss: X to American TV Audience

HBO comedy is back!  The platform that first brought mass market appeal and status to the comedy stand up special has been killing it with an […]
October 5, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: October 5, 2019

Tonight, Saturday Night Live is brand new and hosted by the star of Emmy Award winning comedy series "Fleabag", Phoebe Waller-Bridge!
October 2, 2019

New York Comedy Fest Ticket Alert: One Flew Over the Comics Club! Tales of Addiction, Compulsion and Anxiety!

  Ron Bennington is coming back to the New York City Comedy Festival! Last year Bennington covered sensitivity in comedy and the question of whether offensive […]
October 2, 2019

New York Comedy Festival Announces It’s Line Up, Which is Shaping Up to be the Most Diverse Festival in the U.S.

If the goal of this year’s New York Comedy Festival is to be one of the most diverse festivals ever run, then they have already succeeded. […]
October 2, 2019

Janelle James Second Annual Comedy Festival Announces Strong Lineup

The Janelle James Comedy Festival announces its initial lineup, including Marie Faustin (Comedy Central, VICELAND, MTV’s Girl Code), Kevin Iso (Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, […]
October 2, 2019

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Is In Theaters For Two Nights Only Before Tour Kicks Off Oct 20

In two weeks, the stoner icons, who first hit the screen 25 years ago in Clerks, are back in movie theaters with their long-awaited adventure, “Jay […]
October 1, 2019

Ten From JFL42: Ten Unforgettable Moments that Made JFL42 in Toronto Truly Special

TEN FROM 42 The IB’s Toronto correspondent breaks down the funniest moments from The JFL42 comedy festival the younger hip cousin of Montreal’s mammoth Just for […]
October 1, 2019

Matt Koff’s New Album, Who’s My Little Guy? Delves Into “Almost Racism”

  On Friday, November 1st, Matt Koff will release his debut comedy album, Who’s My Little Guy?. Fans know Matt from his writing on Comedy Central’s […]