July 14, 2016

Cutting Through the Bullshit of the Representation Question, With Brian Volk-Weiss

Comedy Dynamics President Brian Volk-Weiss Talks About Management and Representation Does anyone really understand what a manager does?  How a manager is different from an agent?  When […]
April 7, 2016

Comedy Insiders: Recording a Comedy Special: When Is It Time?

Brian Volk-Weiss is the President of Comedy Dynamics, the largest independent producer and distributor of recorded comedy in North America. As part of our new monthly series, we talked with Brian, who was very candid answering the big question: when is it time?
March 23, 2016

Comedy Dynamics Threatens They May Boycott Georgia If Anti-Gay Rights Bill Becomes Law

Comedy Dynamics, the country's biggest independent producers of comedy albums and specials, has sent a strong message to the governor of Georgia today, asserting they may stop filming stand up comedy in George over the new "religious liberty bill" that was passed by the Georgia Legislature.
January 27, 2016

The State of Comedy in 2016: Is This a Diamond Age of Comedy?

The business of comedy seems to be booming. There are more clubs than there were ten years ago, the number of stand up comics is greater than ever before, and there are new outlets for comedy popping up on what seems like a constant basis, It seems that everyone wants a piece of the comedy business these days but is comedy really booming? We talked with Brian Volk-Weiss, President of Comedy Dynamics about the state of the comedy industry in 2016. Brian Volk Weiss has been in the business of creating comedy for two decades, and helps to create some of the best albums and specials from some of the top comedians working today.
January 23, 2016

Craig Ferguson Returns to Late Night February 18th

This week at the Television Critics Association, Comedy Dynamics' Brian Volk- Weiss and Craig Ferguson revealed the premiere date of their new History Channel series Join or Die with Craig Ferguson.
July 26, 2015

The Party Scene at Just For Laughs, Dan Perlman Wins Big and More From Up North At the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

Jeffrey Gurian continues to Jump Around up north to cover the last few days of the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival.  Jeffrey joined our site as […]
January 26, 2015

Colin Quinn Updates Unconstitutional, Chris Titus is Hosting a New Show, Trevor Noah is Blowing Up and More From the NYC Clubs

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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey reports from Colin Quinn's "Unconstitutional" taping, Eastville club, Comedy Juice and a benefit for Charlie Hebdo.