July 28, 2017

Just For Laughs 2017 in Photos: Part Deux of the Comedy Society Pages

Thursday at Just for Laughs Montreal everything started kicking into higher gear. At JFL, every day feels like a week, and even new arrivals to Montreal […]
November 10, 2016

What Does it Cost to Get a Grammy Nomination? Apparently 15 Grand.

Want a Grammy nomination for your comedy album and don’t want to sit around waiting for the committee to give you honors? Well, according to Barry […]
August 11, 2016

Sam Kinison: A Life in Comedy Looks Back on an Explosive Career that Pushed the Boundaries of Stand Up

Sam Kinison changed comedy.  Although his contributions to comedy were of a different tenor than George Carlin, or Richard Pryor, or Bill Hicks, there isn’t a […]
June 1, 2016

Just For Laughs Montreal Adds More Big Names! Carrie Fisher, Sarah Silverman and more!

The Just For Laughs Festival continues to roll out the biggest names in comedy.
July 23, 2015

Chappelle Show Ends Early After a Fight Breaks Out in the Audience and More News From Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival

Yesterday was my first day back in Montreal for the 2015 Just For Laughs Festival and there's already so much to talk about I don't know where to start.
June 27, 2015

First iPhone Comedy Special Ever Pushes the DIY Revolution

Owen Smith's name is familiar to comedy fans on both coasts and his face is familiar to television viewers, who may still just know him as a “Hey, it’s THAT guy!” thanks to his numerous guest roles and memorable commercial appearances (he was the guy who did a choreographed dance with his State Farm agent on the jumbotron). He’s also a prolific writer who contributed to Are We There Yet?, Deon Cole’s Black Box, and 2013 reboot of The Arsenio Hall Show.
February 12, 2015

Nick DiPaolo Killing It In His New Special

If you’re really into comedy, you know Nick DiPaolo is one of the products of Boston’s comedy boom and part of the pantheon of guys from the "The Table" at The Comedy Cellar who became household names through shows like Tough Crowd and The Comedy Central Roasts. But plenty of folks also know him from his former radio show with Artie Lange, his current podcast, as one of the guys playing poker on Louie, and, of course, from his long and successful stand-up career.
February 1, 2015

My Three Hours With Brian Volk-Weiss, President of Comedy Dynamics

Jeffrey Gurian is a comedian and writer in New York City. He spent the day with Brian Volk-Weiss, president of Comedy Dynamics. The interview has been reproduced in its entirety below.