December 24, 2016

#Highlander2016: There Can Be Only One Comedy Football Survivor Challenge

This year, SiriusXM’s Bennington Show and are teaming up to bring you the THIRD annual Highlander: There Can Be Only ONE Comedian Football Challenge.  Only the toughest survive […]
February 18, 2016

11 Concept Shows in New York Putting a Twist on Stand Up

A big part of being a comedian is taking risks. From stepping foot on stage to pushing your material as far as it can go and everything in between, it’s like playing a game of Operation with a blindfold on. But that’s half the fun. Which is why comedians generally enjoy doing shows that challenge them to step outside of their comfort zone. For both them and the audience, it breaks up the monotony of the typical stand-up comedy show. New York City residents have access to literally thousands of comedy shows every year. Here are some of the best shows in NYC where comedians perform stand-up with a twist.
December 9, 2015

The Stand Holding Fundraiser To Benefit Victims of Paris Terrorist Attacks

The Stand in New York City, is holding a huge comedy show fundraiser this Sunday night, December 13th benefiting the victims of the recent Paris terrorism attacks. The Stand will be offering late night happy hour specials, an all star lineup, special guests and more so come out for a good cause.
November 10, 2015

Enjoying the New York Comedy Festival: The Definitive Guide

We cover the country, but New York's our home, so it's an exciting week when the New York Comedy Festival comes around. It's unlike any other festival in the country. It's gigantic, but it's also decidedly unfestival-like because it's spread out through the entire city without a central focal point. Any week of the year there is a massive festival-worthy list of great comedy happening in New York City so by the time you add in a few extra headlining events, what you really have is a gigantic list of impossible choices and tough decisions.
November 2, 2015

Cipha Sounds Comedy Series Will Premiere on Jay-Z’s Tidal; Watch the Trailer

Today, Variety announced an exclusive announcement that our own Jeffrey Gurian has been talking about for weeks-- Jay Z's Tidal Service is launching a new comedy series.
October 10, 2015

Meet Casey Balsham, Winner Highlander 2015

After a short and brutal run that saw most of the field decimated in week 2, Casey Balsham has emerged as the winner of The Highlander Comedy Football Challenge 2015. “I’m a girl, so I just picked based on the colors of their uniform.” Casey jokes when asked about her winning strategy.
September 11, 2015

#Highlander 2015: There Can Be Only One Comedy Football Challenge

This year, SiriusXM’s Bennington Show and are teaming up to bring you the SECOND annual “Highlander: There Can Be Only ONE Comedian Football Challenge. It’s the toughest, the strongest and the winningest comedians competing in a fight-to-the-finish NFL Football Survivor Pool. They are fighting for pride, and to win a football signed by Rob Gronkowski. That's right, the Gronk Ball.
October 27, 2014

New York Comedy Festival Lineup 2014

The New York Comedy Festival is coming to town and New York is ready, planning FIVE spectacular days, over ONE HUNDRED shows, nearly TWO HUNDRED performers. Stay tuned for our Editors Picks and more names to be added as the New York Comedy Festival approaches.
July 9, 2014

A Musical About Stand Up Comedy to Hit NYC Stage

HA! The Musical, a Musical about stand up comedy is coming to New York City! The show will explore the craft of stand up comedy as well as a look behind the scenes. Performances start August 2nd and run through August 8th in a limited engagement.