April 19, 2019

The 12 Shows You Absolutely Cannot Miss at Moontower This Year (and why you should be unwilling to miss this festival)!

MOONTOWER COMEDY FESTIVAL returns this week for their EIGHT ANNUAL and they have absolutely outdone themselves this year and right up until we hit the send […]
April 7, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News, Adam Sandler Announcement, Billy Connolly Sighting, a Comedy Duo Splits, Michelle Wolf Roasts a Luncheon and More

  This week in comedy news, we covered plenty of Comedy Central announcements including some updates on Clusterfest, another development deal, and a few new podcasts. […]
April 2, 2019

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Luis J. Gomez Presents Luis J. Gomez

It was January 2015, my husband and I were in New York for the weekend to see Billy Joel play the Garden. The night before the […]
March 19, 2019

Patrice O’Neal: A Life In Comedy Audio Doc Premieres This Friday Along With a Rare Patrice Audio Recording

  An audio documentary honoring Patrice O’Neal will debut this Friday on SiriusXM satellite radio’s Faction Talk Channel.  The documentary, which is hosted by Ron Bennington, […]
March 5, 2019

Comedy vs Porn: Stormy Daniels Fires Back After Stand Up Tour Announcement Pisses Off Comedians

Over the weekend Stormy Daniels announced that she’s going on tour…as a stand up comedian. And some comedians, particularly some women in comedy, are peeved about […]
March 4, 2019

Skankfest Announces Line Up and Ticket Sales

Three day all access badges and single day passes are now on sale for Skankfest 2019. The 4th annual, 3 day event is more of a […]
February 23, 2019

Comedians Remember Brody Stevens With Broken Hearts

Comedian Brody Stevens died on Friday at the age of 48. TMZ reported that Stevens committed suicide in his Los Angeles home. Stevens had struggled with […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History Page Eight

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
January 24, 2019

Colin Quinn’s Red State Blue State Opens Officially on Minetta Lane (REVIEW)

Colin Quinn Shames Everyone in Red State Blue State Its not big surprise to say that Red State Blue State is a brilliant show- the kind […]
January 1, 2019

The Comedians Call It! 51 Great Comics Tell Us Who Will Be the Next Big Thing in 2019

All month we’ve written about the very best in comedy in 2018, and it’s time to move on already!  What matters now, who is going to […]
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 19, 2018

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2018! (As Decided by the Country’s Best Club Owners, Bookers and Producers)

The Best Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2018 It’s our fifth annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over North America. […]
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 […]
November 22, 2018

SiriusXM’s Bennington Show Thanksgiving All Star Comedy Show is Full of Surprises! See the Photos!

Listen to the world premiere broadcast of the Bennington Family Thanksgiving Show today on SiriusXM Faction Talk 103 from 2pm until 5pm, and then again on […]
November 9, 2018

Moontower Announces an “Out of This World” Line Up for Austin 2019

Holding its position as the most fun comedy festival for fans to attend and comedians to work, Moontower has announced dates and the first round of […]
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 3, 2018

Parties All Around Us! Comedians Cram the Grand Opening Party for a New Club, and More Comics Celebrate A Very Special Birthday Plus News From Emma Willmann, Krystyna Hutchinson and Kevin Iso

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 […]
August 10, 2018

New York City’s Live Comedy Calendar! Upcoming Shows for August 2018. Updated Daily.

Live Comedy in New York City This MONTH: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
July 24, 2018

Tim Dillon Gets a Few Things Off of His Chest: Like the Best Way to See Comedy, 2018’s Special of the Year, and Who Decides What is Too Far

Tim Dillon talks to us about his two new specials, heading to 2018 JFL, and PC culture in the current comedy landscape. Tim Dillon is a […]
July 10, 2018

Skankfest is This Weekend! Get a First Look at Some of the Shows and the Full List of Comedians

The biggest Skankfest yet kicks off this Friday and while a preliminary lineup has been announced, no word has yet been released of the shows people […]
June 18, 2018

Rich Vos Will Be at the Fat Black Pussycat to Tape an Episode of Unmasked: Request Tickets Here

Rich Vos will be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City! Rich will be the first guest to tape […]
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 […]