May 16, 2018

Who Are Netflix’s Degenerates!? Six Great Comics Taping Stand Up Half Hours in Vegas

If you like filthy awful and hilarious comedy, if you’ve always felt at home at shows with names like The Nasty Show, if you want to […]
May 9, 2018

Andrew Dice Clay Asks Big Jay Oakerson To Go Steady….On Tour

Andrew Dice Clay Calls Calls in to The Bonfire and Talks Comedy, Rock and Roll and the “Suck My Dick, Fingerless Gloves Tour” With Big Jay […]
January 3, 2018

2017 Comedy Awards! Here Are Your Winners (As Voted For By You!) For the Fourth Annual Comedy Awards

Best of Everything in Comedy 2017 as Chosen by You Well 2017 was a shitty year but there was some great great comedy.  Before we start […]
October 3, 2017

Legion of Skanks Turns LA Trip Into Puerto Rico Fundraiser

Last week, the Legion of Skanks did two giant shows from the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. First, they sold out the Main Room of the […]
September 28, 2017

Big Jay Oakerson Skips Stand Up, Goes Straight to Panel on Conan

Last night, the “inherently filthy” Big Jay Oakerson made his Conan debut- an event that has been a long time coming. Conan’s producers have wanted to […]
September 18, 2017

The Stand Comedy Club Celebrates The Big 5!

Join us to help The Stand celebrate five years this Wednesday, September 20 with two all star shows! Get tickets here. It’s been five years since […]
July 30, 2017

Goddamn Comedy Jam Rocks For Thousands in Montreal; Oh and Comedy Central Cancelled Their Show

Josh Adam Meyers led his Goddamn Comedy band, crew and a slew of superstars in a killer performance in Montreal at Just for Laughs on Saturday […]
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 […]
June 27, 2017

Rich Vos’ Birthday Roast Could Be the Event of the Season! Here’s What You Missed

The Village Underground was awash in a sea of comedians and industry last night for the 60th birthday roast of the guy everyone loves to roast […]
June 27, 2017

The Bonfire Moves to Four Days a Week on SiriusXM

Yesterday, Comedy Central made official something that has been in the works for some time now- they have expanded The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and […]
June 18, 2017

Notes From a Comedy Junkie West Coast Edition: Colossal Clusterfest and The Comedy Store

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 25, 2017

32 Comedians Celebrate Red Nose Day; Get Your Own Red Nose to Help Children Everywhere

It’s the third annual Red Nose Day in the United States! Celebrate with us by going to your local Duane Reade store or Walgreens and spend […]
May 20, 2017

Dan Soder, Big Jay Oakerson, Nick Turner and Other Comedians Appear in New Indie Music Video

New York City indie rock band Frankly Benjamin released a brand new music video this week, filmed at The Creek and the Cave comedy club, and […]
April 24, 2017

Party at the Moontower!

Moontower 2017 is a wrap, and everyone is still recovering– some of us are recovering from laughing too hard too often, others from sunburn and dehydration, […]
April 6, 2017

Comedy 101 Class 3 on iTunes: Kurt Metzger, Sal Vulcano and Big Jay Oakerson

Comedy 101 is going to the Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas and we’re celebrating by releasing all four hours on iTunes!  Find out how to […]
March 29, 2017

NYC’s Comedy 101 is Going to Moontower!

Comedy 101 is going on the road!  We are heading to the Moontower Comedy Festival to see if Austin’s open mic crowd has what it takes to go […]
March 25, 2017

What Would Big Jay Say!? If You Know, You Could Win Tickets to See Jay Headline Carolines

Big Jay Oakerson is headlining Carolines next weekend- that’s Thursday, March 30, through Sunday, April 2.   We’re so excited, that we gave away a pair of […]
March 22, 2017

Big Jay Oakerson’s What’s Your F@%cking Deal Season Two Trailer is Here!

Everyone knows we are gigantic fans of Big Jay Oakerson’s live show and Seeso series, “What’s Your F@%king Deal!?” The all crowd work show is a blast […]
March 19, 2017

SXSW Comedy Festival in Year 10 Has Highlights, But May Be Suffering From Arrested Development

SXSW Comedy Festival Suffering From Arrrested Development? The first time I attended South by Southwest (SXSW or “South By”) was in 2012, primarily for music. However, […]
February 22, 2017

Here’s What You Missed at Last Night’s Fifth Annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit

It was the fifth annual benefit for Patrice O’Neal, and all I can say is that Bill Burr and Maureen Taran are the kind of loyal […]
December 26, 2016

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2016! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of all things comedy in 2016 continues with the 10 best comedy specials released this year. This was our most difficult category, because there […]
December 24, 2016

#Highlander2016: There Can Be Only One Comedy Football Survivor Challenge

This year, SiriusXM’s Bennington Show and are teaming up to bring you the THIRD annual Highlander: There Can Be Only ONE Comedian Football Challenge.  Only the toughest survive […]
December 21, 2016

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2016

  The very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can be performed. […]
December 19, 2016

The Ten Best Stand Up Comedians of 2016! Vote For #1

It's the end of our third year covering all the greatest comedy happening in the United States and around the world, and we're thrilled because despite what a rough year 2016 was in many ways, it was truly a stand out year for comedy. Now that it’s time to wrap up the year and put a bow on it, we picked our favorites of everything in comedy, starting with the stand up comedian of the year.
December 17, 2016

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2016! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2016 It’s our third annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over the country. We went […]
October 3, 2016

Sinbad Takes Over WYFD and 12 More of the Greatest JFL42 Moments You Missed if You Weren’t in Toronto

Written by Debra Kessler and Justin Heritage The Toronto JFL42 Comedy Festival just wrapped after ten pretty spectacular days. There were over 100 shows to see […]
September 16, 2016

Why So Many Comics and Fans Are Excited About JFL42, Toronto’s Just For Laughs Festival

If you think Just for Laughs is only about Montreal, think you’re missing at least half the story. We’re less than a week away from JFL42 […]