February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 18, 2019

Nate Bargatze Is Going to Make YOU Look Good in Vancouver

Nate Bargatze knows you brought five friends to the show. And he’s gonna kill it, not just because he wants to do well, but because he […]
February 16, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week’s Comedy Stories From Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kenan Thompson, Desus and Mero, Ken Jeong and More

This week in comedy news we covered plenty.  Judd Apatow took some heat from Penthouse this week, via writer Mandy Stadtmiller, Greg Stone has a new […]
February 14, 2019

The Filtered Excellence: February 14, 2019

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 […]
February 14, 2019

Rory Scovel’s Giggle, and His Many Spinning Plates

The Many Spinning Plates of Rory Scovel If you haven’t yet taken a stance on Rory Scovel’s giggle, get ready to take a side- you stand […]
February 12, 2019

Seven Selfies with Shaun Latham

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, […]
February 11, 2019

Dave Chappelle, Weird Al, and Childish Gambino Win Grammys

Dave Chappelle brings it home with a back to back Grammy win! That’s two in a row Dave Chappelle. Last night Chappelle took home the Grammy […]
February 9, 2019

Byron Bowers Performs Stand Up on the Late Show

Stand-up comedian Byron Bowers had a crushing set on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert Friday night. In his set, Bowers explains the hardest part about […]
February 9, 2019

Comedy Bits: Sebastian Maniscalco, Woody Allen, Nick Stoller, Paul Feig, Stephen Merchant, and More

This in comedy news we covered Joe List and Byron Bowers doing late night sets, a new congressional push to recognize comedy, trailers from Kevin Hart […]
February 8, 2019

Joe List Performs Stand Up on the Late Late Show

New York comedian Joe List performed a set last night on the Late Late Show with Joe List, and he absolutely killed with the best explanations […]
February 7, 2019

The Filtered Excellence: February 7, 2019

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 […]
February 5, 2019

L.A. Has Been Good for Kurt Metzger: Vitamin D, Dating and Coming Soon…A New Podcast

JFL NorthWest, Vancouver’s Just for Laughs Festival, is back in February 2019 to deliver 10 days of stand-up, podcast, improv and sketch performances. After a successful […]
February 4, 2019

Comedians Share Their Reactions to Super Bowl 53

  Comedians like most of America were largely bored by Super Bowl 53. They were excited to see a few friends pop up in Super Bowl […]
February 3, 2019

The Funniest People on the Planet Make The Funniest Predictions in the Universe for Football’s Biggest Game of the Year: 2019 Edition: Los Angeles Rams vs New England Patriots

Once again we teamed up with SiriusXM’s Bennington show for Super Bowl Sunday to guarantee we are delivering the best comedy coverage of the biggest sports […]
February 1, 2019

The Filtered Excellence: February 1, 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 […]
January 31, 2019

The 5: Nicky Sunshine Picks Her Top 5 Soul Food Spots in NYC

Nicky Sunshine is an actress, stand up comic, producer, improv artist, and writer who won an honorable mention in “NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity” competition and […]
January 29, 2019

Michael Che (and friends) Challenge Montreal: Announce a New Festival to Rival Just for Laughs

If you were planning to head North this July to attend the worlds biggest stand up comedy festival in Montreal, you might want to wait just […]
January 28, 2019

Mike Ward Sets the Record Straight With Infamous

Mike Ward On the Modern Mob, Putting His Story on the Record, and Working on the Cumia Network You gotta be bold if you’re going to […]
January 26, 2019

Artie Lange Explains Everything About His Nose

This week Artie Lange sat down with Jessica Pilot and Adam Kaplan, to record an episode of their podcast series “Are We Still Talking About This.”  […]
January 26, 2019

The Beautifully Manic Homecoming of A Canadian Comedian: Dave Merheje Helps Rep His Country in Comedy

If you looked up in Time’s Square earlier this month you would have seen the comedians of the world billboard, if you looked a little bit […]
January 24, 2019

Colin Quinn’s Red State Blue State Opens Officially on Minetta Lane (REVIEW)

Colin Quinn Shames Everyone in Red State Blue State Its not big surprise to say that Red State Blue State is a brilliant show- the kind […]
January 23, 2019

Kevin Barnett, 32, Dies While on Vacation in Mexico; Comedians Pay Respects

Update:  Mexican authorities have released a statement regarding the cause of Kevin Barnett’s death. They are listing his COD as “Non Traumatic Hemorrhage caused by pancreatitis.”  […]
January 18, 2019

Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow Do Impressions of Two Bills

Earlier at this week, Ron Bennington sat down with the principals of HBO’s Crashing to tape an episode of Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series.  The hour […]
January 18, 2019

The Filtered Excellence: January 17, 2019

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 […]
January 17, 2019

The 5: Vicky Kuperman’s Five Ways to Make Sure You Record Your Stand Up Album in 2019

Driving 600 miles in a blizzard to do a 25-minute set at Johnny Big Balls’ Comedy Haha Laughter Sarcasm Den on Route 158 for $75 (minus […]
January 16, 2019

Chris Distefano Isn’t Trying to Save the World in His New Comedy Central Special

Comedian and actor Chris Distefano is heading into 2019 strong. With his first hour standup special premiering, his popular TV series extended, and an overall deal […]
January 15, 2019

Comedians Pay Respects to William Stephenson

Comedian William Stephenson passed away this week, and comedians all over the world, and particularly in New York City paid respects and condolences to the comedian […]