January 2, 2020

The Comedians Call It! 57 Great Comics Tell Us Who Will Be the Next Big Thing in 2020

For two weeks we’ve been blah blah blah’ing about who kerrrrrr-ushed 2019 in comedy, but that’s really old news right?  For those of you who are […]
December 31, 2019

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2019

Comedy in 2019. SO MUCH to talk about– so many sad passings, some especially hard hitting but as always there were also new accomplishments, firsts, and […]
December 31, 2019

Vote for The Best of Everything in Comedy in 2019

Welcome to our SIXTH Annual IBang Readers Choice Comedy Awards. We’ve done our best to cover as much of comedy in 2019 as we possibly could.  […]
December 30, 2019

The 2019 Awards for Remarkable Achievements of Exceptional Noteworthiness for Unrelated Things in Comedy

Some of the best comedy moments defy categorization but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve recognition. Some of these ‘awards’ are genuine and some of them […]
December 30, 2019

The 2019 “Catty Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s time for the all new 2019 edition of the dubious “Catty Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards, where we count down the […]
December 28, 2019

11 of the Best Canadian Comedy Albums of 2019

In what was an Important Year for The Canadian Comedy Album here is a few of the best The comedy album is an under appreciated labour […]
December 28, 2019

The Best of Filtered Excellence 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 […]
December 27, 2019

10 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2019

The very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can be performed. […]
December 27, 2019

2019’s Funniest Viral Videos Countdown

What would we do without viral videos? YouTube would be a joke, Twitter would shrivel and Tik Tok would never have been born.  Viral Videos have […]
December 26, 2019

The Ten Best Comedy Albums of 2019! Vote For #1

It’s our sixth annual list of the ten best albums in comedy, and this year the number of comedians who recorded albums has exploooooded! Remember when […]
December 26, 2019

Who is 2019’s King of Late Night Television

  Who is dominating Late Night in 2019?  Is it Network TV? A nightly show? Something weekly?  Does late night even matter in comedy anymore?  And […]
December 25, 2019

Top Ten Comedy Television Series in 2019; Vote for #1

Comedy television continues to be everything comedy movies are not- full of skilled, varied and spectacular options. Our favorite series this year are all over the […]
December 25, 2019

The Biggest Comedy Generating News Stories of 2019

Every year we report on the comedy that becomes news, but there’s also plenty of news that becomes comedy. The stories that late night talk shows […]
December 24, 2019

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2019! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of EVERYTHING funny in 2019 continues with the 10 best stand up comedy specials released this year. This year Netflix continued to be the […]
December 24, 2019

Ten Best Books Authored By a Comedian in 2019. Vote for #1

Comedians cover all forms of media in the 2010s. Everyone has a podcast now, and everyone has an album. If you want to stand out from […]
December 23, 2019

Ten Best Comedy Movies of 2019! Vote for #1

Great comedy movies come along once every few years, so it’s not easy coming up with ten great comedy movies any year.   The blurring of genres […]
December 22, 2019

The Top Ten Stand Up Comedians of 2019! Vote For #1

2019 Stand Up Comedian of the Year It’s our sixth annual readers choice comedy awards– that’s six years of covering all the greatest comedy happening in […]
December 21, 2019

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2019! (As Decided by the Country’s Best Club Owners, Bookers and Producers)

The Best Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2019 It’s our SIXTH annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over North America. […]
December 20, 2019

Eddie Griffin’s E-NIGGMA Offers an Intimate Look From His Vegas Residence

At one point in his new special, Eddie Griffin mimics a conversation with his mother, with her asking about where he’s been: “You’re not in movies […]
December 19, 2019

Mike Sacks Satirizes John Hughes With “Passable in Pink”

Mike Sacks is an author and comedy writer whose work has been published in The New Yorker, New York Times, Washington Post, Vanity Fair, McSweeney’s, GQ […]
December 18, 2019

Tiffany Haddish Black Mitzvah is an Energetic Look at the Star’s Two Worlds

“I’m here to teach” becomes a mantra of sorts for Tiffany Haddish in her latest special for Netflix, Black Mitzvah. Newly forty, Haddish took the opportunity […]
December 16, 2019

The 5: Doug Smith’s Top Five Shows for Pre-Schoolers That Won’t Make Parents Wanna Kill Themselves

This week on “The 5”, New York comedian Doug Smith wants to help parents of pre-school aged kids avoid a very common problem: smashing their brains […]
December 16, 2019

Did You Hear? With Kashmere December 15 Edition

Between dealing with kids, dealing with work, and dealing with Take Your Kids to Work Day, you may have missed some of the most insane things […]
December 13, 2019

Comedy Gives Back: A Charity that Gives the Gift of Healthcare and Emergency Relief Funds to Comedians Who Face Hardships

The sad truth about comedy is that even the most skilled comedian is not offered medical insurance by the clubs and theaters that employ them. Comedians […]
December 12, 2019

The Filtered Excellence: December 12, 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 […]
December 11, 2019

Comedians Remember Beloved Philly Comedian Chris Cotton

Comedians swarmed to social media on Wednesday to pay last respects to a highly respected member of the Philly crew, Chris Cotton, who passed away unexpectedly […]
December 10, 2019

Did You Hear? With Kashmere December 9 Edition

Between dealing with kids, dealing with work, and dealing with Take Your Kids to Work Day, you may have missed some of the most insane things […]