April 4, 2017

Skankfest Announces Initial Lineup, Tickets onSale Now!

  Last year, New York City comedy festival Skankfest was launched, quickly making a name for itself as one of the rawest, most cohesive, most talent-driven […]
March 30, 2017

Comedy 101 Class 2 on iTunes: Rich Vos, Bonnie McFarlane and Robert Kelly

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 30, 2017

Guide to Live Comedy Shows in NYC This Week: March 30 – April 5, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan 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 27, 2017

Bonnie McFarlane, Paul Virzi to Headline Inaugural New York Comedy Club Show

People say that we’re living in a golden age of comedy, and judging by all the killer shows available just in New York City alone, we […]
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 17, 2017

Skankfest Returns to NYC; Tickets Available for Pre-Sale Monday

This year, when we sat down to choose who the innovators of comedy in 2016 were, there was no question that the creators and producers of […]
March 8, 2017

Live Comedy Shows in NYC: March 9 – March 15, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
March 2, 2017

Best Comedy Shows in NYC: March 2 – 8, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
March 1, 2017

Paul Provenza Talks Heart and Soul of Comedy in New Documentary, ‘Dying’ Laughing’: Why Being Funny is Only Part of the Equation

Dying Laughing is a powerful new documentary that looks into the mind of the stand up comedian, interviewing an impressive list of comics including plenty of […]
February 21, 2017

SXSW Comedy Announces Strong 2017 Lineup

It’s February, which means that it’s almost time for one of the country’s biggest multi-media festivals, SXSW in Austin, Texas. The event’s comedy arm, SXSW Comedy, […]
February 6, 2017

Bonnie McFarlane and Marina Franklin on an All New Gail Meets Girls

Today on an all new Gail Meets Girls, Gail meets up with comedians Bonnie McFarlane (author of You’re Better than Me : A Memoir), and Marina […]
January 26, 2017

Live Comedy Shows in New York City: January 26 – February 1, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
January 16, 2017

Mr. Chow’s Stays Open Late for D.L. Hughley and Friends, Big Parties at Gotham and Stand Up NY This Week, and Nick Thune Talks About the Golden Globes,

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 […]
January 7, 2017

Coming Soon: Comedy Doc “Dying Laughing”. Watch the Trailer Now

A ridiculous roster of stand-ups, some posthumously, and others thankfully alive, rallied to share the joys and agonies of a life in comedy in the upcoming […]
January 5, 2017

New York Live Comedy Shows: January 5 – January 11, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
January 2, 2017

The Very Best of 2016 on The IBang!

It’s been three years since we started covering the comedy-verse and it’s been a giant year for us. For the first time we hit up five […]
December 30, 2016

The Comedians Call It! 40 Great Comics Tell Us Who Will Be the Next Big Thing in 2017

All week we’ve written about the very best in comedy in 2016, and from now until the 31st, we’ll continue to congratulate the best comedy created […]
December 26, 2016

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at Comedy in 2016

At the end of each year I usually write a post called Jeffrey Gurian’s Favorite Comedy Things from all the events I attended personally, all year […]
December 22, 2016

New York Live Comedy Show Listings: December 22 – December 28, 2016

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
December 22, 2016

Ten Best Books Authored by a Comedian in 2016

Comedians keep really busy these days with stand up, television, and podcasts, and then some comics even find the time to write a book.  Comedian authored […]
December 15, 2016

Up Next…Mike Lawrence. A Look Through the Lens in New York Comedy

This week we add Mike Lawrence to our Up Next series, just as he is about to pack up his New York life and head west. […]
December 5, 2016

Come See Comedy 101 LIVE in December!

New York’s roughest survival of the fittest live comedy show is coming back to The Stand in December! It’s open mic meets a roast as a […]
November 18, 2016

The ‘Had to Be There’ Moments of the 2016 New York Comedy Festival

It’s been more than two weeks since the New York Comedy Fest started, over a week since it ended, and we finally recovered enough to put […]
November 15, 2016

Check Out the Comedy 101 Photo Album and Listen on SiriusXM On Demand

All photos copyright Phil Provencio Monday, November 1, as part of the New York Comedy Festival, we descended on the infamous Village Undergorund in New York […]
November 7, 2016

Major Players Converge at the Friars Club, Mitch Hedberg Tribute in NYC, Nick Cannon Live 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 […]
November 7, 2016

What’s Your F#@ing Deal?! Announces Killer Season Two Line Up

Big Jay Oakerson’s hit series is back for a second season at Seeso, with ten tapings planned for the week of November 6, 2016. Do not […]