August 20, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of August 20, 2018

Most of the summer, we've been looking at the comedy guests appearing on the late night talk shows and explaining that while most hosts have new programming, Conan O'Brien is still on vacation.
August 6, 2018

New York Comedy Festival 2018 Bigger Than Ever This Year

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HEADLINERS FESTIVAL WILL EXPAND TO SEVEN DAYS THIS YEAR TBS AND CONAN WILL PARTNER WITH THE FESTIVAL FOR ITS SECOND YEAR […]
August 1, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Recapping the NY vs LA Stand Up Debate, Colin Quinn’s New Show, Scott Thompson’s School Shooting Story on the Benson Interruption and More JFL 2018 Highlights

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, […]
July 12, 2018

Gina Yashere, Brave in a Time of Timid Comedy

“If all we have to fear is fear itself, why be afraid?” That’s the center thought anchoring a brand new festival hitting the city of Toronto […]
June 28, 2018

Comedy Central Debuting New Comedy Series Starring Ronny Chieng Exclusively On Their App

Comedy Central is taking another step into the digital verse, debuting their first half hour network comedy that will air exclusively on the network’s app. Comedy Central already […]
June 25, 2018

Comedy Documentary Hits Soho Film Fest, Ardie Fuqua Back on Tour With Tracy, and Judy Gold Gets a Standing O

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 […]
June 18, 2018

Seth Meyers Speaks Up, The Stand Tears Down That Wall, Darrell Hammond 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 […]
June 12, 2018

The Stand Comedy Club Goes Out With a Very Loud Bang #TheLastStand

Last night The Stand Comedy Club said goodbye to their Third Street location with a blow out six plus hour show featuring over 40 comedians a very dedicated […]
June 4, 2018

Bill Burr Rode with Danica Patrick at Indy

Bill Burr hits up Indy home of the Indianapolis Colts, and the Indy 500. He was invited to hit the track with retired NASCAR driver, Danica […]
June 4, 2018

New York Stage Shutting Down After Being an Important Comedy Home for Six Years

After six years of showcasing some of the biggest names in comedy and helping to usher in the next generation of comedy performers, an iconic stage […]
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 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 9, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of April 9, 2018

As we head into a week that not only contains a "Friday the 13th," but is also the last full week to get those pesky taxes done, you might need some laughs.
April 2, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of April 2, 2018

Last week, half of our late night talk show hosts went on Spring Break. The good news is that they're back this week with new shows.
March 19, 2018

In the Clubs this Week, Q Back at the Friars Club, Plus News From Jim Mendrinos, Q, Bryan Johnson, Brett Davis 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 […]
February 26, 2018

Jim Florentine’s Son Opens For Him at Book Release Party, Impractical Joker “Q” Does Q&A at Friars Club, Corinne Fisher Shares Her Experience With Bill Burr And Seinfeld, and Some Editorial Thoughts About Dressing Respectfully

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 […]
February 20, 2018

Netflix Locks In New Animated Series Starring Voice of Tiffany Haddish From BoJack Horseman Creators

Tiffany Haddish’s voice is set to star in the next Netflix animated comedy. Tuca and Bertie, a 10-episode animated series just got a straight to series […]
February 12, 2018

Ari Shaffir Talks World Travel, Adele Givens Headlines in NYC and a Boiler Room Makes Room for Comedy

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 […]
February 5, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of February 5, 2018 – UPDATED

UPDATE: We’re thrilled to find out that the hysterical Bonnie McFarlane will be performing on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon this evening at 11:30pm on NBC.
January 31, 2018

Comedy Central Announces Second Annual Colossal Clusterfest

Comedy Central has announced that on the heels of a gigantic debut festival last summer in San Francisco, Colossal Clusterfest will return to the city by […]
January 14, 2018

The Universe Talks Back: A Sit Down With Pete Holmes & Jamie Lee From CRASHING on HBO!!!

Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a comedy nerd. She travels all over the country checking out […]
January 11, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: January 11, 2017

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 […]
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 […]
January 1, 2018

Comedians Give Their New Years Resolutions Plus Harrison Greenbaum, Pat Dixon, Kevin Brown and More

I dropped by Pat Dixon’s NYC Crime Report and ran into Joe DeVito with whom I had a very existential conversation, unusual between two comics waiting […]
December 30, 2017

The Very Best of 2017 on The IBang!

It’s been four years since we started covering the comedy-verse and 2017 has been our biggest year yet. We’ve covered more festivals than ever before, added […]
December 25, 2017

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at Comedy in 2017

Well it’s become something of a tradition for me to do my year end round up of the most special events I covered, and sometimes was […]
December 21, 2017

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2017

A lot happened in comedy news in 2017- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing career deaths but […]