August 16, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: August 16, 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 […]
August 15, 2018

Dr. Katz Remembers Antz, Clown and the One Comedian He Absolutely Had to Have on His New Audiobook

For the past 23 years Jonathan Katz and his character Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist have brought over 100 of the greatest comedic minds into his office […]
August 13, 2018

Dear Governor Cuomo, Congratulations on Your Decision to Support the National Comedy Center, It’s a Home Run

I’ve been enthusiastically championing the arrival of the National Comedy Center for about a year now. I first approached the center with a heaping dose of […]
August 13, 2018

We Talk With Greg Kritikos About that Sean Young Story, Plus a Visit to GaS Digital’s New Studios, and Nikki Glaser Performs in a Clothing Store

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 […]
August 11, 2018

Oscar Has a Comedy Problem. Most Popular Film Will Make It Worse.

  Do you remember the last time a comedic film won a Best Picture Oscar? By official record, you’d have to go back to 2011’s silent […]
August 9, 2018

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel Light Up the Opening of the National Comedy Center

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel on Stage Together for the First Time in Decades. The original cast and crew of […]
August 9, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: August 9, 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 […]
August 7, 2018

Kelly Carlin, George Shapiro, Lewis Black, W. Kamau Bell, Lucie Arnaz and More Toast The Grand Opening of National Comedy Center This Week in Jamestown

  Sentimental Opening Celebration Kicks Off National Comedy Center Events in Jamestown W. Kamau Bell Declares “This is Where the First Amendment Lives” Speakers Praise New, […]
August 6, 2018

Inside the Crashing Wrap Party, Plus Big News From Mike Cannon, Marina Franklin 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 […]
August 4, 2018

Why Did Lenny Bruce Wear A Trenchcoat and More Answers Revealed at the National Comedy Center Grand Opening

Kitty Bruce Explains Why Lenny Bruce Wore a Trenchcoat, and The Motivation Behind His Comedy at National Comedy Center Grand Opening Thursday afternoon in Jamestown New […]
August 3, 2018

Jay & Eytan Find Out What Happens When You Bring Two Man Sketch Performance to Stand Up Clubs

Our next Comedy Records Showcase happens Monday (August 6) at New York Comedy Club! As always the lineup will feature a mix of Toronto and New […]
August 2, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: August 2, 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 […]
August 1, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Recapping the NY vs LA Stand Up Debate, Colin Quinn’s New Show, Scott Thompson’s School Shooting Story on the Benson Interruption and More JFL 2018 Highlights

Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a comedy nerd. Raised on National Lampoon, John Hughes, Gene Wilder, […]
July 31, 2018

National Comedy Center’s LucyFest Adds Even More Events: Here’s Your Guide to Enjoying The Grand Opening

It’s been a year since we started writing about the National Comedy Center, and now we’re only one day away from the Grand Opening of the […]
July 29, 2018

Andy Kindler Skewers Chris Hardwick, Louis C.K., Netflix, Jeremy Piven, Ricky Gervais and Trump in His Best “State of the Industry” Yet

  2018 has been terrible year for humanity, but a great year for Andy Kindler’s annual “State of Comedy” speech at Just for Laughs in Montreal, […]
July 28, 2018

Tiffany Haddish Teaches Us How to Mend a Broken Spirit, Dave Chappelle Talks Musical Influences, Howie Mandel Shares a Story About a Major Celebrity’s First JFL Performance and More From the Just for Laughs Red Carpet 2018!

Tiffany Haddish Teaches Us How to Mend a Broken Spirit, Dave Chappelle Talks Musical Influences, Howie Mandel Shares a Story About a Major Celebrity’s First JFL […]
July 28, 2018

Kevin Hart Surprise Appearance on Big Jay Oakerson’s Whats Your F*#cking Deal Could Be the Best Festival Drop in All Year

Kevin Hart Drop in on WYFD is One of the Great Moments of JFL 2018 Last night Big Jay Oakerson had a packed house for his all-crowd […]
July 28, 2018

Howie Mandel Bought Just for Laughs to Make It As Famous as Coachella

Howie Mandel Details His Plan for the Future of Just For Laughs: I Want to Be a Brand Ambassador and Scream It! In March, it was […]
July 27, 2018

Roy Wood Jr. announces his new Comedy Central special and talks to us about JFL, and his current tour.

Roy Wood Jr. announces his new Comedy Central special and talks to us about JFL, and his current tour. Roy Wood Jr. has been a Comedy […]
July 26, 2018

Brad Williams Explains Why Just for Laughs is The Best Place to See Comedy, and Gives Love for Bobby Kelly

Brad Williams talks with us about his upcoming appearances at “Just For Laughs 2018”, his “About Last Night” podcast and trusting the audience. The “Just For […]
July 26, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: July 26, 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 […]
July 24, 2018

Tim Dillon Gets a Few Things Off of His Chest: Like the Best Way to See Comedy, 2018’s Special of the Year, and Who Decides What is Too Far

Tim Dillon talks to us about his two new specials, heading to 2018 JFL, and PC culture in the current comedy landscape. Tim Dillon is a […]
July 23, 2018

Just for Laughs Announces New Faces of Comedy 2018

JUST FOR LAUGHS UNVEILS ITS NEW FACES OF 2018 Today, Just For Laughs, in partnership with Amazon’s Prime Video, revealed the 2018 lineup of Just For […]
July 23, 2018

Live From the Set of Crashing in NYC, Bo Burnham Talks About His Acclaimed Movie, 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 […]
July 19, 2018

EXCLUSIVE! Hear a Track of Big Jay Oakerson’s New Crowd Work Album!

Last fall during the New York Comedy festival fans lined up around the block to cram into the Village Underground to hear Big Jay Oakerson record […]
July 19, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: July 19, 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 […]
July 17, 2018

Writer Calls Comedian Kurt Metzger Pro Rape; Sparks Outrage

Comedian Kurt Metzger Called “Pro-Rape” by Daily Beast Writer Prompting Fans and Friends to Defend Him On Monday, a writer for the Daily Beast sparked intense […]