December 12, 2018

Brian Regan Returns to Unmasked Series for a Third Hour, Get Tickets

Comedy legend Brian Regan is coming to New York City to sit down with Ron Bennington at the famed Village Underground at the Comedy Cellar on […]
December 11, 2018

Hey Comedians, Are You Ready to Promise to Be “Respectful and Kind”?

In an effort to avoid the discomfort of having to escort naughty comedians off stage the University of London created a “behavioral agreement” for comedians who […]
December 10, 2018

The Quiet Rage of Paul Lieberstein: How Suppressing Anger for Years Led to Serious Physical Pain AND a Great Surrealist Comedy Film

If you were a fan of the American version of The Office, Paul Lieberstein’s already a familiar face thanks to his role as the mild-mannered Toby, […]
December 7, 2018

Grammy Nominations for Best Comedy Album Break an 11 Year Streak

The nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards are in and that means its time to take a look at the rat race for best comedy album […]
December 7, 2018

Gina Brillon: Seven Selfies

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 themselves, […]
December 7, 2018

Kevin Hart Scandal Races Through Six Phases in Less Than 30 Hours: Anatomy of a Scandal in 2018 (UPDATED)

Kevin Hart got called out today because of some ancient tweets (in the lifespan of Twitter, eight years ago is pretty ancient) that used some shitty […]
December 6, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: December 6, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
December 6, 2018

Which Comedies Scored Golden Globe Nominations This Year

Today Terry Crews, Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann, and Christian Slater announced the 2019 Golden Globe nominations. Adam McKay’s political comedy Vice tops the motion picture award […]
December 5, 2018

Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan Say Farewell…Potentially

December 4 may be the last time Broken Lizard fans can catch Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan performing stand-up together. Potentially. Steve Lemme & Kevin Heffernan: […]
December 4, 2018

The Louis C.K. Debate Just Took on Another Dimension (Updated)

Louis C.K. took the stage at the Cellar Sunday night and had a heckler. The heckler, by her own report, was asked to leave the club. […]
December 3, 2018

Stan and Ollie Stars Coming to SiriusXM to Talk With Ron Bennington With a Live Studio Audience

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, the stars of the highly anticipated feature film “Stan and Ollie” are coming to SiriusXM with director Jon S. Baird. […]
December 3, 2018

Billy Connolly Answers Claims That His Parkinson’s “Dulled” His Brain

Billy Connolly hasn’t been doing a lot of interviews, so when a story came out via Michael Parkinson saying that his Connolly’s Parkinsons Disease had taken […]
December 1, 2018

Jourdain Fisher Performs Stand Up on The Tonight Show

Jourdain Fisher made his late night debut on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon Thursday night. Jourdain had a killer set talking about the D.A.R.E program, […]
November 30, 2018

Seinfeld Clarifies His Thoughts on PC Culture in Conversation with Ricky Gervais and Ron Bennington

Three of the great minds in comedy got together to talk about the state of comedy today on Rick Gervais’ SiriusXM show, “Ricky Gervais is Deadly […]
November 29, 2018

The Filtered Excellence November 27, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
November 29, 2018

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Four years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put together the perfect Patrice O’Neal primer. Every […]
November 28, 2018

The 5: The Best UnChristmas Movies To Enjoy This Holiday Season

Every December, televisions around the country are inundated with holiday specials and Christmas movies. A Christmas Story airs for twenty-four hours straight on TBS, and all […]
November 26, 2018

Behind the Headlines at The Comedy Cellar’s New Comedy Central Stand Up Show: “This Week at the Comedy Cellar”

When I call him to talk about the new series, This Week at the Comedy Cellar, Ray Ellin (who is known to many as Aruba Ray) […]
November 22, 2018

SiriusXM’s Bennington Show Thanksgiving All Star Comedy Show is Full of Surprises! See the Photos!

Listen to the world premiere broadcast of the Bennington Family Thanksgiving Show today on SiriusXM Faction Talk 103 from 2pm until 5pm, and then again on […]
November 20, 2018

Comedian Mary Radzinski Can Save You From the Nightmare of Small Talk This Thanksgiving or Anytime

Mary Radzinski is a Philadelphia based stand-up, writer, and comedian. She’s a regular feature at Helium, Goodnights, Cap City, and Punch Line comedy clubs. She’s opened […]
November 19, 2018

Lisa Lampanelli Quits Stand Up and Starts A New Chapter, Hasan Minhaj Talks About His New Netflix Series and News From Around NYC

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 […]
November 18, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie Visits the New York Comedy Festival 2018: That’s Offensive, a visit to the Cellar, Louis C.K. and more!

It was my first time attending the New York Comedy Festival and here are a few of my highlights: A panel with Ron Bennington, a private […]
November 15, 2018

THE 5: Johnny Taylor’s 5 Cities You Think Are Gonna Suck But They’re Actually Kinda Tight

This week, The 5 comes from LA comedian Johnny Taylor.  His new album, “Bummin’ with the Devil,” is out 12/7 on Stand Up! Records and available […]
November 15, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: November 15, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
November 13, 2018

Netflix The Degenerates Explores All of Comedy’s Dark Corners

The Degenerates explores all sides of comedy’s dark corners. Netflix has always needed the stand-up comedy fan. Netflix has always banked on the viewer that is […]
November 12, 2018

We Covered the New York Comedy Festival Checking Out Bill Burr, Team Coco, John Oliver, Scott Rogowsky, Bert Kreischer 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 […]
November 11, 2018

Should SNL Have Apologized to Dan Crenshaw?

This week on SNL, the show, via Pete Davidson in a Weekend Update segment apologized to veteran and Navy Seal Dan Crenshaw for a now infamous […]