December 23, 2015

Who is Your New King of Late Night!?

The old school Kings of Late Night are all gone.  Once Johnny Carson held the title.  Some argued that Jay Leno was the most powerful host […]
December 21, 2015

Big Dan Soder News, What’s Up With Mark Normand, and A Very Special Post-Heart Attack Column

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey suffered a massive heart attack, and opened up about what happened and how he feels about it. But first he hit up Comedy Juice at Gotham, and a newly renovated New York Comedy Club.
December 21, 2015

The Top Ten Comedy Books of 2015! Vote!

2015 was an amazing year for comedy, and a really strong year for books authored by comedians. These ten comedians managed to find time to each write a book despite having busy full time comedy careers. The books range the gamut in subject matter, from autobiographical, to historical, artistic and creative, and even illustrated. We picked ten of the best books of the year to highlight, and now we need you to vote, on who had the #1 book.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
December 14, 2015

Tracy Morgan on Stage, Aida Rodriguez Has News and More News from the Runaway Hit ‘Oh Hello!’

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey was at the People's Improv Theater, The Stand, and The Cherry Lane Theater.
December 11, 2015

The Clubs and the Comedy of the Miami Comedy Scene

Miami’s unique and emerging comedy scene will be showcased in the upcoming release from Comedy Records, Live From South Beach. Recorded at the Jackie Gleason Theatre during the 2015 South Beach Comedy Festival, the album features seven of Miami’s top comics.
December 10, 2015

Caught in the Act: Big Jay Oakerson Celebrates a Birthday in NYC

With Caught in the Act, each week, Amy will share one moment in New York Comedy that you need to know about. For her column debut, Amy shared a moment from The Bitter End. This week, Amy celebrated Big Jay Oakerson's birthday at The Stand. Amy’s column appears every Thursday. Catch it to find out what you missed and why you shoulda been there.
December 9, 2015

How An Internet Comedian Escaped The Battle of Political Correctness

Elliott Morgan represents how a new generation of young comedians are making their way into the standup scene in the digital age. He wrote this piece on battling political correctness, exclusively for The Interrobang.
December 7, 2015

Colin Quinn Surprise Appearance in Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Show, Jim Norton Artie Lange and More Headline Giants Charity Event, Plus More!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey visited the Cherry Lane Theater, Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club and The Comedy Cellar.
December 4, 2015

First Look as Comedy Candy Store ‘Seeso’ Goes Live With an Early Free Preview

For two months we've been anxiously awaiting the debut of the brand new all-comedy streaming service from the NBC Digital Team, and although Seeso isn't set to officially launch until January with a $3.99/mo price tag, there is an all-free Beta version of the platform available right now! Yesterday, Executive VP of NBCU Digital Enterprises Evan Shapiro opened the doors for us with a personal tour of the new service, and all its features.
December 3, 2015

Tracy Morgan Goes Deep on Race Wars

If you’re wondering whether a man who had every bone in has face shattered (among dozens of other critical injuries) a year and a half ago could possibly have “it” back, wonder no more. Tracy Morgan walked into the Sirius XM studios for Race Wars guns blazing and didn’t stop for two hours that had the whole room and the Race Wars live audience cracking up the entire time.
December 3, 2015

Daily Show Correspondent Roy Wood Jr. Credits Bernie Mac With Career Changing Advice

I finally got the opportunity to sit down with Roy Wood Jr. to talk about his gig as a correspondent on The Daily Show. We’ve been passing each other like ships in the night because we’re both always running off someplace, so before he took the stage to headline Gotham Comedy Club over the holiday weekend we sat down in the green room to chat. As a testament to his popularity despite the holiday weekend the room was packed.
November 23, 2015

Big Jay Oakerson and Pete Holmes Record for TV, Gotham Gets Charitable and More This Week in the NYC Clubs

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey checked out Gotham Comedy Club, The Bitter End, The Underground and so much more!
November 17, 2015

More Underrated Comedies to Add to Your Queue (Vol. 7)

You’ve seen the blockbusters, and all the Oscar contenders, but you still are looking for something to watch. Maybe something you missed. There are so many films that didn’t make a big splash, earn a lot of money or garner a lot of awards, or maybe don't get quoted by your friends, but they are worthy of being at the top of your queue. Ten smaller comedies that definitely worth watching. And as always, more to come.
November 16, 2015

Oh Hello! and More Big News From the New York Comedy Festival Including Judd Apatow, The Tonight Show and More!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey covered the New York Comedy Festival!
November 13, 2015

Sean Donnelly Answers Five Questions About Life…Death…and His Dog Rickles

We asked Sean 5 questions about his life, his death, his dog, and more!
November 11, 2015

Moonbeam City Creator Scott Gairdner Aims for Giddy Pointlessness with Rob Lowe Led Series; Scores That and More

Comedy Central's new animated series Moonbeam City is described as many things--visually stunning, absurdist, retro-futuristic, 80's inspired, neon soaked, a Duran Duran album cover come to life, smart, and packed with laughs. We talked with creator and showrunner Scott Gairdner about the series.
November 9, 2015

Amy Schumer Produces Comedy Special for Rachel Feinstein, Tracy Morgan Drop in at The Stand, and More News From the NY Comedy Clubs

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey stopped at The Stand, The Village Underground, Bravo TV and more! Also Jeffrey is going up this week at Broadway Comedy Club for his first headlining gig ever! Scroll down for details and please join us to support comedy's biggest supporter this Thursday!
November 6, 2015

In Depth With Rising Comedy Star Beth Stelling: New Album, New Special and Much More to Come

Beth Stelling is one of comedy's rising stars right now, and there's no more exciting time in a comic's development then right when they are breaking as a headliner. She recently premiered her first comedy special for Comedy Central as part of their Half Hour series, and earlier this month released her second comedy album, Simply the Beth with Comedy Dynamics. Stelling's voice in her album and special are strong, unique and fresh so I was excited to talk with her about what it's like to be in this moment where everything is happening so quickly. I found that in addition to being funny and original, she's also incredibly focused, smart, self aware and very appreciative.
November 2, 2015

David Spade Says He Passed on Taking Over For Letterman, Alan Zweibel Has a Book, and More News From the NY Comedy Clubs

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey stopped at Gotham, 92Y, Stand Up New York and more!
October 30, 2015

12 Comedians With Real Style

We focus on everything comedy - and that includes comedy style. Not just their presence or their material, but the fashion sense they rock. Some comics build huge careers while never outgrowing 12-year-old outfits of hoodie, t-shirt, and jeans, and that's fine. But other comedians manage to both be funny and develop a style of their own, and so why not celebrate their individuality and smashing sense of self. Here's a ranking of 12 comics with the best style.
October 30, 2015

SNL’s Mike O’Brien Brings Back the Sketch Album and Talks Dirty with Scarlett Johanssen

Saturday Night Live writer Mike O'Brien is bringing back an old favorite. Mike's new comedy album drops today, but it's not what you're thinking-- instead of recording a stand up album, Mike put together an audio only sketch album, Tasty Radio, with some of his comedy friends.
October 26, 2015

Judd Apatow in NYC, Pete Holmes Crosses One Off His Bucket List, News From Judah Friedlander, Yamaneika and See Who Was At the Comedy Table This Week

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening […]
October 25, 2015

Jerry Rocha Talks About His New Comedy Special and How He Got Fluffy On Board

Jerry Rocha is a man of surprising contradictions. Born and raised near Dallas, he doesn’t come off as a stereotypical Texan, nor does he act like […]
October 21, 2015

Joe List Talks About His First Comedy Special Premiering This Week

A comedian's first special is a big deal and this week, two of our favorite people are debuting their first ones. Saturday Night Comedy Central will air first time half hour comedy specials from Joe List and Sam Morril, and you'll want to plan an early night this Saturday so you can come home and watch them back to back.
October 20, 2015

Judah Friedlander, World Champion of the Single Panel Cartoon

Judah Friedlander is pretty amazing. Not only is he a brilliant comedian, karate world champion, and accomplished actor, but he’s a very thoughtful guy. When he’s not busy making people happy on stage and on screen, he’s often putting some serious consideration into the woes of those around him.
October 19, 2015

Lewis Black Shows Up to Support Kathleen Madigan, David Steinberg Headlines Private Show and News from Joe Machi, Sam Morril, Joe List, Nick Alexander and More!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey stopped at Gotham, The Grisly Pear, The Cellar, Greenwich Comedy Club and more!