October 9, 2018

The Five: Ryan Stanisz Picks The 5 Movies You Need to Watch If You’re Training to Be in The Mafia

Comedian, producer and director Ryan Stanisz founded the sketch troupe, Clip Show, a group made up of stand-up comics and improvisers. He directs and produces each […]
October 8, 2018

John Mulaney Shares His Sexual Fantasy, NY Club Celebrates 1 Year, and News From Yamaneika, Sherrod Small 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 […]
October 5, 2018

Ricky Gervais Doesn’t Care If You’re Offended By His Jokes: “I want to take the audience by the hand and take them through a scary forest.”

Ricky Gervais doesn’t care if his jokes offend you. He shared this sentiment in front of a packed house during his first appearance ever at New […]
October 4, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: October 4, 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 […]
October 3, 2018

D.L. Hughley Challenges Audience With Strong Perspective in New Netflix Special: “I think we have, as comedians, an obligation to help society see itself.”

There are two closed-captioning surprises to be found when watching D.L. Hughley’s latest hourlong special (and first for Netflix), Contrarian. The first is the description of […]
October 1, 2018

NY Festival Set to Smash Stereotypes About Women in Comedy

A monthly comedy show in New York City featuring female stand-ups, storytellers, characters and improv performers is now an annual festival, getting ready to kick off […]
October 1, 2018

Howard Stern Producer Steve Grillo’s NYC Podcast, Mark Normand and A New Show Tonight

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 30, 2018

Saturday Night Live Kicks Off New Season With a Focus on Celebrities, Lots of Pete Davidson, and a Kanye Trump Rant Just for the Studio Audience that Nobody Liked

No major surprises for the season opener of Saturday Night Live, but if Lorne Michaels is looking for headlines, last night’s episode was a gigantic success. […]
September 28, 2018

Kevin Hart is Everywhere: A Look at the Ever Expanding Gigantic Empire of Kevin Hart

. You’re not imagining it. Kevin Hart really is everywhere. The breakneck pace of his press tour for Night School, opening today and also starring Tiffany […]
September 27, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: September 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 […]
September 27, 2018

Seven Selfies with Kate Willett

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, […]
September 25, 2018

Netflix CEO Stands Behind Tom Segura and the Integrity of Comedy in R-Word Controversy

“To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.” — Frederick Douglass. Score […]
September 24, 2018

Maria Bamford’s Purple Vans, Vision Boards, and Park Benches All Add Up to Fabulous

This week, Toronto is exploding with comedy for the 10 day JFL42 festival. One of the highlights of the fest is the finale of a year […]
September 24, 2018

Race Wars, Gigolos, and Celebrations Everywhere

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 22, 2018

Finding Gilda Radner: How One Woman Went From an Actress to a Feature Filmmaker Who Would Open the Tribeca Film Fest After Being Inspired by Gilda

This weekend, “Love, Gilda” the documentary about comedy legend Gilda Radner is in theaters that opened this year’s Tribeca Film Fest is in theaters. I spoke […]
September 21, 2018

Tom Papa’s Food Network Show Delivers the Message You’ve Been Waiting to Hear: Bread is Not Only Good, It’s Great!

Tom Papa‘s new food network show, Baked, is not about getting high, but it will make you very very hungry. Tom is the new king of […]
September 20, 2018

Reggie Watts JFL42 Preview: Why HBO’s Barry is a Real Breakthrough, and How Absurdism Can Create Change

  It’s never worthwhile to ask Reggie Watts what to expect from his performances. The highly innovative comedian/musician/bandleader/actor’s success hinges on his ability to continually subvert […]
September 20, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: September 20, 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 […]
September 19, 2018

Get to Know the Funniest Comedians in Canada; SiriusXM’s 2018 Top Comic Finalists!

It’s time again for #JFL42, one of best comedy festivals in North America. International stand up superstars have sold out Toronto’s theaters, some of the best comedians […]
September 18, 2018

Your Comedy Fan Recap to the 2018 Emmy Awards Show on NBC

This year’s Emmy Awards was all comedy in structure, but very little comedy in substance. It as an SNL-Centric Emmy. The show opened with comedy and […]
September 17, 2018

BoJack Horseman Season 5 Review: Is BJH Still a Comedy?

I still remember the first season finale of BoJack Horseman, and the emotionally poignant moment where the titular washed-up actor—deeply embarrassed by what’s been revealed about […]
September 17, 2018

Ronny Chieng Talks Crazy Rich Asians, Gad Elmaleh Answers Questions at 92Y Plus Jamie Kennedy and Countess Luann

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 14, 2018

Norm Macdonald Can’t Believe Comedians Have Gone Against Louis C.K.’s Decision to Perform; Holds His Ground: The Audience Should Decide (video)

Norm Macdonald Appears on Unmasked Show with Ron Bennington One Day After Internet Exploded Critizing His Position on Louis C.K. Norm Was Surprised Comedians Have Come […]
September 13, 2018

In the New Comedy Studio, Comedy Nerd Rick Jenkins Builds His Dream Clubhouse

“The community is very excited about it, but I don’t think they have a clue of how great it’s going to be.” Back in May, this […]
September 13, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: September 13, 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 […]
September 11, 2018

Tonight Show Bans Norm Macdonald After He Comments on MeToo. Is This Really What We Want? (Updated)

Update: On SiriusXM’s Howard Stern Show on Wednesday morning Norm clarified that when Jimmy Fallon told him that he was welcome back anytime, but that it […]
September 11, 2018

Nikki Glaser Joining Dancing With the Stars This Year?

It’s that time of year when all the tv gossip sites try to guess who will be in the new Dancing with the Stars cast. The […]