March 18, 2019

Roseanne Makes First Return to the Stage With An Assist From the Dice Man in Vegas

Roseanne Barr took the stage with Andrew Dice Clay in Vegas this weekend. The move took place at the Tropicana’s Laugh Factory during Clay’s scheduled gig […]
March 17, 2019

SXSW Comedy Short Cuts: See What We’re Seeing in Austin!

Austin Texas is absolutely exploding with South By Southwest in full swing and we’ve got a crew checking out all the great comedy happening around the […]
March 16, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News New Shows, Revelations, and Fights: Howard Stern, Rosie O’Donnell, Doug Stanhope and more

This week in comedy, it was all about South By Southwest, and we had Amma Marfo and Marty Younge head down to sunny Austin to catch […]
March 16, 2019

Seen at SXSW: Superbad Meets the Sandlot in Good Boys

I had forgotten how much twelve year old boys curse. But Gene Stupnitsky’s Good Boys, an ode to the complexity of middle school friendships reminded me […]
March 16, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: March 16, 2019

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend with a repeat of last year's Saturday Night Live Christmas show hosted by Matt Damon!
March 14, 2019

Hear and See Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong as a Couple a Birds

Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong are two of the hottest stars in comedy and now they’re co-starring in an animated comedy series for Netflix. Tuca and […]
March 14, 2019

Reality Bites, Say Anything and Spinal Tap Casts Coming to Tribeca Film Festival 2019

This year’s Tribeca Film Festival will have plenty of projects both new and nostalgic for comedy film fans to appreciate at this year’s festival. The Tribeca […]
March 14, 2019

Seen at SXSW: Olympic Dreams Peeks Inside the High Stakes, High Anxiety World of the Games

When I started seeing Nick Kroll post on Instagram from Pyeongchang, North Korea during the Winter Olympics last year, I’ll admit I wondered what he was […]
March 13, 2019

Seven Selfies With Dino Archie

  It’s a selfie world, and we’re not going to fight it anymore. So our series, Seven Selfies, asks an artist to share seven photos of […]
March 13, 2019

The Nasty Show Announces New Host and Other Changes

Just for Laughs made some announcements this morning about their 2019 festival in Montreal. Among the announcements was news about the festivals most popular and long […]
March 13, 2019

Read Dave Chapelle’s Advice for Will Smith About How To Do Stand Up

  When Will Smith asked Dave Chappelle for advice on how to do stand up comedy, Chappelle gave him three tips. Confidence is key, pick the […]
March 13, 2019

The United States Now Has an Official Center of Comedy

The National Comedy Center, located in Lucille Ball’s home of Jamestown, NY, was formally designated today as the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art […]
March 13, 2019

Aidy Bryant Wants To Take Back The Word “Fat”

While promoting her new series “Shrill”, Aidy Bryant told Cosmopolitan magazine “Yeah, I’m fat, I’m not afraid of saying that. And there are a lot of […]
March 12, 2019

Kevin Hart’s New Special is Just Two Weeks Away

  Kevin Hart let his fans know the date of his new comedy special.  The announcement came on Monday afternoon, and by Tuesday had racked up […]
March 12, 2019

Just For Laughs Invites Creators to Take Their Shot and Pitch the Pros

Young creators are always looking for an opportunity to pitch their projects to those with money and power to bring their vision to light. But its […]
March 12, 2019

Pete Davidson Pisses Off Catholic Church With Weekend Update Segment

The Catholic Church is pissed at Pete Davidson and Saturday Night Live after a Weekend Update segment attacked the Church. This weekend on SNL Davidson appeared […]
March 11, 2019

Ramy Youssef Has a Hulu Show Coming Soon, and the Trailer is Coming Now

Ramy Youssef’s new Hulu series has a trailer! Ramy, created by Ramy (along with Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch), starring Ramy, is about another Ramy. Ramy […]
March 11, 2019

Seen at SXSW: What We Do in the Shadows Has a Bright Future

Film-to-television adaptations are a tricky business. They shoulder the burden of staying true to their source material, while also creating enough new story to create a […]
March 11, 2019

Seen at SXSW: Five Things We Learned About the Broad City Series Finale

In three weeks, the project that Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer have given “1/3 of our lives to,” Broad City, will air its finale on Comedy […]
March 11, 2019

Seen at SXSW: Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Documentary is Truly Special

It’s always fascinating to me to see a comedian work through a joke, tweaking it and molding it to a place where it reliably gets laughs. […]
March 11, 2019

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of March 11, 2019

St. Patrick's Day is this coming weekend and there's some late night luck for comedy fans this week because all of the hosts are back to work this week.
March 9, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News, Wins for Ali Wong, Kara Klenk, Wyatt Cenac, Bob Saget, Losses For Pete Holmes, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Bill Cosby

This week in comedy, news was all over the place with a few stories orbiting women’s history month including some inter-gender bickering. The big story was […]
March 9, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: March 9, 2019

Tonight, a dignified dramatic actor tries his hand at some serious comedy when Idris Elba hosts a brand new Saturday Night Live!
March 8, 2019

Why So Scared of a Little Rain? A Response to the Debate Over Stormy Daniels Stand Up Tour

UPDATE:  Stormy Daniels has since clarified that early reports that she was planning to tour are false and that the show planned for March 20 is, […]
March 8, 2019

Bam Margera Loses His Shit at West Side Comedy Club

Bam Margera exploded at his manager Thursday night at New York City’s West Side Comedy Club in New York City over an apparent miscommunication in what […]
March 8, 2019

Showtime Airing Funny Women of A Certain Age Comedy Special in March

It’s womens history month and what better way to celebrate than by spotlighting women who have been fighting stereotypes in comedy for decades! Back in January, […]
March 8, 2019

Simpsons Deletes Michael Jackson Episode, While Apu Lives On

So the Simpsons does have a social conscience it seems. Simpsons Executive Producer James L. Brooks told the Wall Street Journal this week that after watching […]