October 17, 2015

The Bocchetti Files: An Exclusive Interview with Jessimae Peluso

Actress and comedian Jessimae Peluso is a a cast member for MTV’s “Girl Code” & “Failosophy”, with appearances on TBS’ “Deal With It”, NBC’s “Last Call With Carson Daly Spotlight”, Comedy Central’s “@Midnight”, E!’s “Chelsea Lately”, Fox’s “Worlds Funniest Fails”, AXS’ “Gotham Live”, “The Tyra Banks Show”, Tru TV’s “All Worked Up” and an international Nintendo ad campaign.
October 14, 2015

Ted TV: A Look at Ted Danson’s Amazing Comedy Television Career

This month, Ted Danson will star on the second season of the FX dark comedy series, Fargo. Danson is one of the best TV comedy actors […]
October 12, 2015

Bobcat Headlines Gotham, Steve Marden Wins, A Management Change and More News From the New York 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, New York Comedy Club, QED, The Stand, Creek and the Cave and more!
October 12, 2015

A Comic’s Life: Performing Comedy in New Orleans

I was invited to do four stand-up shows in New Orleans this weekend. I had never been before, so I was excited to see the city. I had three nights there, so I took the chance to see NOLA with down-time during the days and shows at nights.
October 10, 2015

Meet Casey Balsham, Winner Highlander 2015

After a short and brutal run that saw most of the field decimated in week 2, Casey Balsham has emerged as the winner of The Highlander Comedy Football Challenge 2015. “I’m a girl, so I just picked based on the colors of their uniform.” Casey jokes when asked about her winning strategy.
October 8, 2015

Nick Di Paolo Explains How The Great Comic’s Table at the Cellar Got Its Start

Over the past decade, there is a place in New York that has become almost the epicenter of comedy for this part of the country. It's the comic's table at the Cellar in New York's West Village.
October 5, 2015

Trevor Noah at Gotham, Hoboken Gets Funny and Which NY Comics Said No To The Roast?

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 4, 2015

New York Comic Aaron Berg Shatters Record for Most Comedy Sets in One Night

New York comedian Aaron Berg set out to beat the record for most comedy sets performed in clubs on one night, and he not only broke […]
September 28, 2015

Pete Davidson Headlines Carolines! A New Comedian Pin Up Calendar! Plus News from Ricky Velez, Carly Acquilino, Jonas Barnes 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 […]
September 28, 2015

5 Mistakes We Want to See Trevor Noah Avoid

Tonight Trevor Noah takes over late night's smartest talk show, The Daily Show. When Trevor was named as Jon Stewart's successor, there were plenty of questions. At the time Noah was basically the last kid in the door. He had been hired as a correspondent in December 2014, and most people had never heard of him. Now everyone's waiting to see whether Trevor will hold his own. Trevor is smart, he knows all of these things, but its easy to forget them when you're taking over a show of this magnitude and popularity.
September 23, 2015

Five Best Bars to Get Drunk and Write With Your Comedy Partner in New York

Katie Hartman and Leah Rudick are the sketch comedy duo Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting. They have spent years drinking and writing in various spaces in New York City. Check out their 3-night run at the PIT Loft September 24th, 25th and 26th.
September 22, 2015

Derek Gaines Crazy Ass Bananas Off the Charts Interview About MTV’s Broke Ass Game Show

Derek Gaines stopped by Jeffrey Gurian’s crib to talk about Season 2 of MTV’s Broke Ass Game Show (BAGS), the day after he wrapped shooting the second season.
September 21, 2015

SNL Castmembers Headline Gotham, Big News for Teachers Lounge, Taping With Rip Micheals and We Talked With SNL’s Newest Castmember

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 Comedy Live, The Stand and more!
September 20, 2015

The Greatest Brian Regan Classic Bits as Decided by New York Comedians

This Saturday Brian Regan will make history.  Regan is headlining at New York’s spectacular Radio City Music Hall to tape his newest comedy special, and his entire performance […]
September 17, 2015

Comedian Rye Silverman Shares 5 Favorite Moments of Dr. Who Series 8

Guest author Rye Silverman is an LA based comedian who has been documenting her journey living as a woman since long before Caitlyn Jenner graced the airbrushed pages of Vanity Fair.
September 14, 2015

Billy Gardell Performs, Robert Klein Watches His Son on Stage and More News From NYC Clubs Plus Sherri Shepherd Tells Us How Jenny McCarthy Reacted to Getting Let Go From the View

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 […]
September 11, 2015

#Highlander 2015: There Can Be Only One Comedy Football Challenge

This year, SiriusXM’s Bennington Show and TheInterrobang.com are teaming up to bring you the SECOND annual “Highlander: There Can Be Only ONE Comedian Football Challenge. It’s the toughest, the strongest and the winningest comedians competing in a fight-to-the-finish NFL Football Survivor Pool. They are fighting for pride, and to win a football signed by Rob Gronkowski. That's right, the Gronk Ball.
September 10, 2015

Adam Resnick Takes on Life’s Uncomfortable Moments and the Result is Brilliant and Funny

Adam Resnick is one of the brightest comedy writers working today.  His credits include some of the greatest contributions to modern comedy, like Late Night with […]
September 9, 2015

Comedian Andy Erikson From Small Town Minnesota to Last Comic Standing Final Five

If you've been watching Last Comic Standing, then you already know Andy Erikson. She's in the final five, she's incredibly funny, and she stands out in any crowd. After her invitational round set, Roseanne joked about having a weird voice, and in the semi-finals her awkward stage exit was chosen as the #1 most awkward stage exist in this season's competition. Andy is fine with being called weird, but it's the great kind of weird. Quirky, unique, adorable, joyful, a tiny bit cartoon character like, and fun are other words you might use to describe her. And she loves unicorns.
September 8, 2015

Aaron Berg: Is He a Rowdy Scumbag or a Comedy Kitten?

Aaron Berg is one of the most fun comedians you can see live in New York City. The Canadian-born Jew with giant muscles and a shaved head often jokes, “I know I don’t look Jewish, I look like I eat Jews for breakfast mixed with creatine powder,” before ripping into a set filled with raunchy filth, outrageous audience interactions, and some very intelligent observations.
September 7, 2015

Gary Vider Talks About AGT Finals, Jess Kirson Gets a Gig with Stern Show and News from Vondecarlo, Paul Virzi, Ed Lover 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 Comedy Live, New York Comedy Club, The Stand, and Radio City Music Hall!
September 6, 2015

Before They Were Comics: Stand Up Comedians Talk About Their First ‘Straight’ Jobs Vol. 2 (Quiz)

It’s Labor Day Weekend! So we teamed up with our friends at SiriusXM’s flagship comedy show, Bennington, to put together a special on comedians first jobs. Everyone had some dumb job when they were still in high school. We got to hear twenty three of our comedy friends tell stories about the first jobs they ever had, and the stories are amazing.
September 4, 2015

Before They Were Comics: Stand Up Comedians Talk About Their First ‘Straight’ Jobs Vol. 1 (Quiz)

It’s Labor Day Weekend! So we teamed up with our friends at SiriusXM’s flagship comedy show, Bennington, to put together a special on comedians first jobs. Everyone had some dumb job when they were still in high school. We got to hear twenty three of our comedy friends tell stories about the first jobs they ever had, and the stories are amazing.
September 3, 2015

Comedy Cellar Owner Noam Dworman: Every Good Comic in the City is Working At the Cellar

Noam Dworman, owner of the infamous Comedy Cellar in New York City's west village, stopped by the Bennington show at SiriusXM last week. Dworman talked with hosts Ron Bennington and Gail Bennington about comedy in New York City, and particularly at The Cellar, a comedy institution.
September 1, 2015

Drunk History Returns; Derek Waters Tells Us What to Expect In Season Three Including His Drunkest Episode Yet

Tonight on Comedy Central, everyone's favorite history show, Drunk History returns to Comedy Central for an all new third season of stories from our nations archives told through the lense of a bottle of whisky...or vodka...or wine.
August 31, 2015

Roastmasters Debuts at The Stand, Big News From Ricky Velez, Chris Rock at The Cellar and More News from 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 Comedy Live, New York Comedy Club, The Stand, The Cellar, Stand Up NY, and more!
August 29, 2015

Colin Quinn Has Taken Comedy Next Level With The Toosh: 12 Reasons to Watch Unconstitutional on Netflix

In honor of the approaching Labor Day weekend -- one of our most American of holidays-- enjoy some of the Constitutional or Unconstitutional wisdom of Colin Quinn.