February 12, 2019

John Mulaney and Sebastian Maniscalco Will Anchor LucyFest at National Comedy Center in 2019

Sebastian Maniscalco and John Mulaney will headline the 2019 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 7-11. Following up big after a wildly successful LucyFest in 2018, for the […]
January 18, 2019

Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow Do Impressions of Two Bills

Earlier at this week, Ron Bennington sat down with the principals of HBO’s Crashing to tape an episode of Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series.  The hour […]
January 14, 2019

Jimmy Shubert Coming East to Tape Unmasked With Ron Bennington in NYC; Get Tickets

Comedian and actor Jimmy Shubert is coming to SiriusXM’s midtown Manhattan HQ in New York to sit down with Ron Bennington for an episode of Bennington’s […]
January 7, 2019

Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes Will Tape an Hour with Ron Bennington With a Studio Audience

The stars and EP of HBO’s brand new series “Crashing”- Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes and other guests to be announced- will be coming to New York […]
December 31, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of December 31, 2018

Happy New Year! Happy Old Late Night Talk Show Episodes!
December 31, 2018

The Very Best of 2018 on The IBang!

It’s been five years since we started covering the comedy-verse and 2018 has been an exciting year with an updated site, bigger and better interviews than […]
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 26, 2018

10 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2018

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 24, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of December 24, 2018

Happy Christmas Eve! Let's see what Santa is bringing us in the way of late night comedy this week.
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 17, 2018

Brian Regan Finally Has His Own TV Show; Here’s How Jerry Seinfeld Helped Make It Happen

Brian Regan is definitely in the running on any list of America’s favorite stand up comedian. His fanbase is gigantic, he’s beloved by millions, and he […]
December 12, 2018

Brian Regan Returns to Unmasked Series for a Third Hour, Get Tickets

Comedy legend Brian Regan is coming to New York City to sit down with Ron Bennington at the famed Village Underground at the Comedy Cellar on […]
December 10, 2018

Adam McKay Will Sit Down with SiriusXM Host Ron Bennington and a Live Studio Audience

Oscar winning Filmmaker, screenwriter, director comedian and actor Adam McKay is coming to SiriusXM HQ in New York City to talk about his new critically acclaimed […]
December 3, 2018

Stan and Ollie Stars Coming to SiriusXM to Talk With Ron Bennington With a Live Studio Audience

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, the stars of the highly anticipated feature film “Stan and Ollie” are coming to SiriusXM with director Jon S. Baird. […]
November 24, 2018

Brian Regan Has a Sketch Show Coming to Netflix

Brian Regan has proven to the world that he’s one of the greatest stand up writers and performers of our lifetime and one of the most […]
October 5, 2018

Ricky Gervais Doesn’t Care If You’re Offended By His Jokes: “I want to take the audience by the hand and take them through a scary forest.”

Ricky Gervais doesn’t care if his jokes offend you. He shared this sentiment in front of a packed house during his first appearance ever at New […]
October 3, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel is Opening a Comedy Club on the Vegas Strip

Just a year ago, if you wanted to see comedy in Las Vegas, your options were limited. There were a few headlining shows in the big […]
October 1, 2018

Ellie Kemper Joining Ron Bennington In Conversation at SiriusXM; Here’s How to Get Tickets (They’re Free!)

Actress, comedian, and award-winning tv star Ellie Kemper is going to be the next guest to sit in the chair opposite SiriusXM host Ron Bennington. Kemper […]
September 24, 2018

Brian Regan Returning to Loudermilk Season 2 and New Tour Dates Announced

Loudermilk is returning to The Audience Network for season two and we’re excited to learn that Brian Regan will be returning in his supporting role as […]
September 22, 2018

Jim Breuer Gives Touching Credit to His Wife, Who Inspired His Viral 2015 Mets Videos

During an episode of Unmasked recorded at the Comedy Cellar’s Fat Black Pussycat Lounge, comedian Jim Breuer got emotional explaining the reasoning behind his Mets reaction […]
September 19, 2018

An Evening With Ricky Gervais With Host Ron Bennington Coming to Village Underground and You Can Request Tickets Right Here

Ricky Gervais is going to be the next guest that sits down with critically acclaimed interviewer Ron Bennington for his ongoing SiriusXM talk series! Gervais will […]
September 16, 2018

Brian Regan, World Traveler, Hits Million Mile Status

In an interview with the Pensacola Press, Brian Regan told a reporter he has reached a big career milestone. After 30 years in the business he’s […]
September 4, 2018

Norm Macdonald Coming to SiriusXM to Talk with Ron Bennington and a Studio Audience

Comedy giant Norm Macdonald is going to be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series on SiriusXM.  Macdonald and Bennington will sit down […]
August 23, 2018

Gatekeepers of Comedy Tackle the Biggest Challenges Facing Comedy Today at Just for Laughs…and Answer the Louis C.K. Question

This year at Just for Laughs we got together with five comedy giants who most comedy fans have never heard of, but these five men and […]
August 13, 2018

Dear Governor Cuomo, Congratulations on Your Decision to Support the National Comedy Center, It’s a Home Run

I’ve been enthusiastically championing the arrival of the National Comedy Center for about a year now. I first approached the center with a heaping dose of […]
August 8, 2018

Elayne Boosler Will Be the Next Guest on Unmasked

Comedy legend Elayne Boosler is going to be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series on SiriusXM. Elayne is coming in to talk […]