May 10, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: May 10, 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 […]
May 10, 2018

Review: Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 science fiction comedy film written and directed by Boots Riley and starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Danny Glover, Steven Yeun, and Armie […]
May 9, 2018

Tribeca Film Fest 2018: Cobra Kai Creators Discuss Their Favorite 80’s Bully

Is There Redemption for Johnny Lawrence? Cobra Kai Creators Discuss Their Favorite 80s Bully. 34 Years ago this summer The Karate Kid hit theaters to raves, […]
May 7, 2018

Sam Morril’s Got a Special Coming Out, Stand Up New York’s New Pop Up, and Guess Which Web Series Now Has an Official Sandwich

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 […]
May 6, 2018

Disingenuous Dave Letterman Still Doesn’t Get It

Nine years ago, in 2009, Nell Scovell wrote an excoriating takedown of the lack of women writers in late night, particularly on the shows helmed by David Letterman. This week on his Netflix series, David Letterman finally responded to the controversy saying, he feels bad about it.
May 6, 2018

Saturday Night Line! One Fan’s Journey to Get Standby Tickets for Saturday Night Live

Our own Vito Calise really wanted to go be in the audience for Saturday Night Live this season, so we decided to sponsor his bid to […]
May 5, 2018

Vito Calise Reviews: Paul Rodriguez The Here and Wow

Columnist, radio producer, and film school graduate Vito Calise, is reviewing all the comedy specials he can see. You know him from SiriusXM’s Bennington Show, The […]
May 4, 2018

Tribeca Film Fest 2018 Review: Song of Back and Neck

On the US version of The Office, the small role of HR Representative Toby proved to be the perfect foil for Michael Scott. So eager to […]
May 3, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: May 3 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 […]
May 3, 2018

Notes From A Comedy Junkie: The Best Bit, Best Show and Coolest Concept at Moontower Comedy Festival

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, and […]
May 2, 2018

Tribeca Film Fest 2018: Kate Micucci and Vivieno Caldinelli Talk “Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Chosen By the Holy Storsh”

Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Chosen By the Holy Storsh The subject of cults has been a source of fascination for […]
May 1, 2018

Who’s Really Writing The Funniest Moments on Comedy Knockout? Damien Lemon Takes Us Behind the Scenes

Wednesday marks the third season premiere of truTV’s gameshow Comedy Knockout, in which comics battle through a series of games to determine who’s the funniest person […]
April 30, 2018

Ex Congressman Does Open Mic, Stand Up NY Goes Out Into the City, NYC Crime Report Goes Live, and Which Comedy Podcast Does Justin Bieber’s Mom Listen To?

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 […]
April 30, 2018

Michelle Wolf has Comedy Cavalry Come to Her Aid (not that she needed it)

Comedians React to Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondents Speech and Backlash As everyone knows by now, Michelle Wolf was the host of the White House Correspondents’ […]
April 27, 2018

The Most Memorable Moments of Moontower Comedy Festival 2018

Moontower outdid itself again! This year, the 7th annual Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin Texas promised a tremendous four day comedy festival, and even with high […]
April 27, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: April 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 […]
April 26, 2018

Boston’s 2018 Women in Comedy Festival: That’s a Wrap

It feels wholly uninspired to ask the founder of the Women in Comedy Festival how it feels to plan such an event in the age of […]
April 25, 2018

Vito Calise Reviews: Kevin James Never Don’t Give Up

Columnist, radio producer, and film school graduate Vito Calise, is reviewing all the comedy specials he can see. You know him from SiriusXM’s Bennington Show, The […]
April 24, 2018

The 5: Broken Lizard’s Five Most Quotable Movie Quotes

Sixteen years after the release of Super Troopers, the Broken Lizard gang is back on patrol with the release of the long-awaited sequel, Super Troopers 2. […]
April 23, 2018

Shuli Egar Planning 1/2 Drunk Album Taping, Walker Hays Fills Us In on Melbourne Comedy Fest Plus Nathan Macintosh and Finesse Mitchell

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 […]
April 21, 2018

Kerry Coddett Breaks Through Race and Color Barrier to Write on HBO’s Newest Late Night Show

Comedian, writer, actress and activist  Kerry Coddett (HBO, Comedy Central, MTV) is a staff writer for Wyatt Cenac’s PROBLEM AREAS  which debuted Friday, April 13th @ 11:30 PM ET on HBO, making her one of the few black, […]
April 20, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: April 19th, 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 […]
April 19, 2018

I’m in Austin For Moontower! Where Should I Eat 2018!!? 52 “Restaurants” to Check Out in Austin

We are back in Austin for Moontower this year, and excited to get back to our old favorite places and try a few new ones. For […]
April 19, 2018

No Topic Is Off Limits for Scott Thompson’s Buddy Cole

Scott Thompson: “The idea that there are certain topics that can’t be addressed by humor is a terrible notion, and I reject it.” In 1989, The […]
April 17, 2018

Moontower Comedy Festival’s Ten Must See Shows of 2018

MOONTOWER COMEDY FESTIVAL returns this week kicking off with a pre-festival show at Cap City by Austin’s own Dudley and Bob Show with Matt and special […]
April 16, 2018

Martin Short Surprises Fundraiser Guests, How Michelle Wolf Got a Netflix Show, Mike Vecchione on the Tonight Show 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 […]
April 14, 2018

Emma Willmann Checks in at WICF After a Crazy Year

When we spoke, I congratulated Emma Willmann on a blockbuster year- one that included a recurring role on The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, the Inside the Closet […]