March 31, 2018

Don’t Make Assumptions About Aida Rodriguez

There was a central theme in my conversation with Aida Rodriguez: fearlessness. That fearlessness drives the way she informs and structures her comedy, it informs the […]
December 14, 2015

Tracy Morgan on Stage, Aida Rodriguez Has News and More News from the Runaway Hit ‘Oh Hello!’

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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey was at the People's Improv Theater, The Stand, and The Cherry Lane Theater.
April 13, 2015

Joe Machi and Aida Rodriguez on Top of the World After LCS; Finesse Mitchell and Nikki Glaser Have Pilots and So Much 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey reports from Comedy Juice, and Gotham Comedy Live and Stand Up New York.
July 20, 2014

The Half Hour: Joe Wengert

Joe Wengert will be the first to tell you, he's a work in progress.
June 27, 2014

Last Comic Standing Sketch Challenge: Straight Up Recap

Last night on Last Comic Standing, there were shocks and surprises everywhere, but nothing more shocking than the news that Jimmy Shubert and Aida Rodriguez would be the first finalists to go home. Here's how it all went down.
June 26, 2014
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Last Comic Standing Sketch Night: The Final 10 Compete

Tune in to Last Comic Standing Thursday June 26 to watch the 10 Finalists get out of their comfort zone to compete in sketch comedy. Special guest mentor Cheryl Hines will be there to help the ten figure this out.
June 26, 2014

Last Comic Standing Power Rankings: Who To Bet On

It's officially the start of the finals on Last Comic Standing and the field has been whittled down to ten. Here's how the finalist rank going into the next round as the show really kicks into high gear.
June 20, 2014

Last Comic Standing Semi Finals 2 Straight Up Recap

Last night on Last Comic Standing the semi finals concluded. Did you miss it? No problem, we've got our weekly Last Comic Standing Straight Up Recap Semi Finals 2.
June 13, 2014

Last Comic Standing Semi Finals Straight Up Recap

Last night on Last Comic Standing the semi finals were underway.  Fourteen of the twenty eight semifinalists worked on their sets with celebrity mentors Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer, and got some tips on tightening up their act.  We thought all of the comics really brought their A games to the stage this round, but the judges seemed less enthused with some of the performers, and they seemed to have no trouble narrowing the fourteen performers down to five.
June 12, 2014

Last Comic Standing Semi Finals Start Tonight

Tonight on Last Comic Standing, the semi finals begin. They started with 100 comedians. Twenty eight survived the invitational round. Those twenty eight will now compete against each other to see who will make it to the Last Comic Standing finals.
June 9, 2014

Who Are the Last Comic Standing Semi Final 28

Thousand of comedians narrowed down to 100. One hundred comedians narrowed down to the favorite 28. Who are the twenty eight comedians who were chosen by Roseanne Barr, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters to continue on to the Semi Finals Round (which, according to Roseanne's twitter account, taped Saturday night). We're taking a look at who are the semis.
June 5, 2014

Last Comic Standing: The Invitationals Round 4 Airs Tonight

Live Comment the final "invitational round" of Last Comic Standing with us tonight at 10pm et.
May 29, 2014

Tonight, Last Comic Standing Invitational Round Continues at 10pm

One hundred comedians performed for the judges in the invitational rounds of Last Comic Standings.
May 23, 2014

Last Comic Standing Straight Up Recap: Who Advanced, Who Didn’t

Thirty-two comics were showcased on the two-hour season premier, and fourteen of those comics are advancing to the semi finals. Here is your list of it all. Who made it, who didn't and where to find them on twitter. Come back next week as the invitational round continues.
May 23, 2014

Last Comic Standing: Shelby Wright Picks Who to Watch (So Far)

Well the first night of Last Comic Standing is behind us and we've already seen some potential front runners. Fourteen comedians made the finals. Here are six to keep your eye on. Here's who you should look out for as the season moves on (or life for that matter).