February 2, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Other Comedy News, Jerry Seinfeld, Pete Davidson, Artie Lange, Bill Cosby and Jim Jefferies.

This week we wrote about Comedy Central announcing dates for Clusterfest, Nicky Sunshine’s new show, Michael Che’s big shocking announcement, the new power pairing of Judd […]
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 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 11, 2019

FOX Filling Last Comic Standing Gap with New Comedy Competition

It’s been four years since the last season of Last Comic Standing aired giving up and coming stand up comedians across the country to get themselves […]
January 7, 2019

Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes Will Tape an Hour with Ron Bennington With a Studio Audience

The stars and EP of HBO’s brand new series “Crashing”- Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes and other guests to be announced- will be coming to New York […]
December 31, 2018

The Very Best of 2018 on The IBang!

It’s been five years since we started covering the comedy-verse and 2018 has been an exciting year with an updated site, bigger and better interviews than […]
December 30, 2018

The 2018 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 29, 2018

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2018

Comedy in 2018. A lot happened in comedy news in 2018- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing […]
December 28, 2018

The 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s time for the 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards, counting down the biggest and baddest scandals that rocked the comedy […]
December 24, 2018

The Ten Best Comedy Albums of 2018! Vote For #1

It’s our fifth annual list of the ten best albums in comedy, and this year there were more great albums then ever before.  Unlike the Grammy’s […]
December 23, 2018

Top Ten Comedy Television Series in 2018; Vote for #1

This year was an extremely varied year in comedy television. Our favorite series ranged from dramatic series with comedic overtones to downright silliness. In choosing our […]
December 19, 2018

Fez Whatley Recasts Live Action Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with Comedians

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is an endearing television classic that has become a Christmas tradition during the holidays. Since its debut in 1964, children have been […]
December 15, 2018

Artie Lange Returns to Court to Address Probation Violations

Artie Lange went back to court on Friday to find out if a judge would revoke his probation and send him to prison after he violated […]
December 12, 2018

Artie Lange Promises to Pay It Forward With Rehab Scholarship

Comedian Artie Lange is out of rehab, and after 28 days in a program, he is vowing to help others in need.  Last night on Twitter […]
December 4, 2018

Artie Lange Goes On Strange Twitter Rant Two Weeks Ahead of Important Court Date

Everyone is rooting for Artie Lange to get clean, stay out of jail, and stay on comedy stages where he belongs, but things are staying pretty […]
December 3, 2018

Comedy Central Announces New Half Hour Specials

  David Gborie, Vanessa Gonzalez, Charles Gould, Joe Kwaczala, Will Miles, Sara Schaefer, Dulcé Sloan, Allen Strickland Williams, Tom Thakkar, and Jaboukie Young-White have been selected […]
November 24, 2018

Crashing Season Three Trailer Shows Plenty of Uncomfortable Pete Ahead

Pete Holmes is back in NYC’s West Village for Season 3 on HBO. And you can get your first look at what this year has in […]
November 19, 2018

Lisa Lampanelli Quits Stand Up and Starts A New Chapter, Hasan Minhaj Talks About His New Netflix Series and News From Around NYC

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 […]
November 10, 2018

Listen to a Track From Nore Davis: Too Woke

Friday Nore Davis and friends celebrated the release of his upcoming comedy album, Too Woke. The album officially drops on Black Friday, November 23, 2018 wide. […]
November 7, 2018

Judd Apatow is Secret Headliner at Sold Out Lincoln Lodge Show in Chicago

Ian Edwards, Wayne Federman and Secret Headliner, Judd Apatow Pop-Up in Chicago For a Sold Out Show at The Lincoln Lodge Wayne Federman Gives Some Details […]
October 22, 2018

Artie Lange Hospitalized Again But He’s Already Back in Action

Artie Lange had to cancel a show planned for last Saturday at the Laugh it Up Comedy Club in Fishkill NY after being hospitalized for an […]
October 15, 2018

5th Annual Bennington Thanksgiving Show Will Be Another Comedy Super Show

We are excited to announce we are working with SiriusXM to produce this year’s Bennington Family Thanksgiving Show at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York […]
September 11, 2018

Hoboken is Bringing T.J. Miller, Wil Sylvince, Corinne Fisher, Rich Vos, Tim Dillon, and More Across the River for Hoboken’s Annual Comedy Festival

Ninth Annual Festival Runs September 24th through 30th Stop laughing at New Jersey, the Hoboken Comedy Fest is a killer annual event with an outstanding line […]
August 20, 2018

Backstage at the Russell Peters Sold Out Rainy Show Afterparty, Inside Wil Sylvince’s NBC Universal Short Film Fest, Plus Birthday Parties for Sherrod Small, Pete Lee and Kenny Warren 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 […]
July 16, 2018

The Best of Skankfest! Inside the Tough Crowd Reunion! Dice Returns! And News From Phoebe Robinson, Lisa Lampanelli, Erik Bergstrom 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 […]
July 15, 2018

Skankfest Descends on Brooklyn: Here’s Some of the Day 1 Highlights

Skankfest 2018 is officially underway in New York City and a massive crowd of black tshirt wearing, pot smoking, edible eating, tattooed, gigantic comedy fans have […]