February 28, 2018

Chicago’s AV Club Festival Rebrands as The Onion Comedy & Arts Fest

Tom Scharpling, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Gethard are Highlights of The Rebranded Fest We’ve been covering the AV Club’s 26th Annual Comedy Festival in Chicago since its […]
December 22, 2017

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2017

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. […]
November 16, 2017

Chris Gethard Wants to Go ALL IN to Produce Best Episode Ever

August 5, 2017

‘The Chris Gethard Show’ Makes its Tru Debut

  Last night, ‘The Chris Gethard Show’ made its long-awaited return to TV on its new home network, truTV. If you had any fears that the […]
July 20, 2017

‘The Chris Gethard Show’ Premieres on truTV Next Month: Check Out the New Trailer!

Back in May, it was announced that comedian Chris Gethard’s beloved variety/talk show hybrid, The Chris Gethard Show, had been picked up by truTV. At the time, […]
May 26, 2017

Chris Gethard Embarks on Dual Podcast/Stand Up Tour

Chris Gethard is touring with stand up and a live podcast recording in the Beautiful/Anonymous tour! Chris Gethard is a name you’re not going to stop […]
May 25, 2017

32 Comedians Celebrate Red Nose Day; Get Your Own Red Nose to Help Children Everywhere

It’s the third annual Red Nose Day in the United States! Celebrate with us by going to your local Duane Reade store or Walgreens and spend […]
May 15, 2017

Goldthwait, Gethard, Sedaris Lead Rich Lineup of Stand-Up Comedian Helmed Shows Coming To truTV

In recent years, truTV has undergone a serious rebranding. Previously known as the home of courtroom dramas and crime shows, the network has refocused their efforts […]
May 4, 2017

The Chris Gethard Show Moves to TruTV, Will Return to Live Format

TruTV is making a bold, and fabulous move, snatching up The Chris Gethard Show and promising 16 hour long episodes. Wait, it gets better, truTV will […]
April 11, 2017

Chris Gethard’s ‘Career Suicide,’ Trailer is Here!

Back in February, it was announced that comedian Chris Gethard (Broad City, The Chris Gethard Show) and HBO had come to an agreement to bring his one-man […]
March 29, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival Has Impressive Comedy Lineup This Year

As we noted after last year’s event, New York’s Tribeca Film Festival has begun to carve out a place for itself in the pantheon of film […]
February 1, 2017

Chris Gethard Career Suicide No Longer Just for New Yorkers

  Back in October, we wrote about how much we loved Chris Gethard’s one man show in New York City (Review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide, A […]
December 21, 2016

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2016

  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. […]
November 16, 2016

Chris Gethard Performed a Scene From His One Man Show on Colbert

If you love Chris Gethard, but are too poor for theater tickets or perhaps you’re just gun shy about purchasing tickets to something without seeing a […]
October 17, 2016

Review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide, A Powerful Story From an Extraordinary Storyteller

It’s amazing that a show about depression can be so uplifting and so damn funny, but Gethard pulls it off. Chris Gethard: Career Suicide opened in […]
October 11, 2016

Lorne Michaels and Dozens of Stars Come Out for ‘Oh Hello’ Opening Night

After three weeks of previews at the Lyceum Theatre, opening night arrived for Broadway sensation Oh Hello Monday night and it was a star studded event. […]
October 11, 2016

Oh Hello Opening Night is a Huge Affair!

  It was a very special night on Broadway and a very special night for me in particular. About a week after I attended one of […]
October 4, 2016

Chris Gethard’s ‘Career Suicide’ Show Extended Before It Even Starts!

Comedian Chris Gethard has, slowly but surely, gained some serious recognition in recent years. He’s got his own talk show, The Chris Gethard Show, on Fusion. […]
September 15, 2016

Find Out What Chris Gethard’s Wife and Stephen Colbert Have In Common

The man who had a movie come out this summer, has a cult favorite talk show on Fusion and is debuting his Off-Broadway show next month, but still doesn't consider himself to be a success, stopped by the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about all the things going on in his career.
August 25, 2016

Live Animated Stand Up Show Draws Comedy’s Finest

It’s been four years since Sam Varela and Brandie Posey launched Picture This! and now the show runs regularly in four cities, tours some of the […]
July 13, 2016

Mike Birbiglia to Guest on Unmasked with Cast Members From ‘Don’t Think Twice’

Mike Birbiglia and the cast of his new movie, Don’t Think Twice, will be joining Ron Bennington to tape an episode of Unmasked at SiriusXM. The cast […]
June 27, 2016

Del Close Marathon Brings Celebs To New York, T.J. Miller in Town Filming Crashing and More News From NYC This Week

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 22, 2016

What’s So Special About Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train?

Night Train, hosted by Wyatt Cenac (of former Daily Show Correspondent fame), has occupied the Monday night slot at Littlefield in Brooklyn for about four years […]
June 10, 2016

Morgan, Che, Watts and Everything Else You Missed If You Weren’t at the AV Club/Onion Comedy Festival

Last week the AV Club and The Onion held the third edition of their 26th Annual Comedy Festival and it was a week full of fantastic comedy […]
June 5, 2016

TCGS Finale Recap and Cliffhanger: Will Chris Gethard Be Erased From Existence?

Vacation Jason has kidnapped Chris Gethard’s pal the Human Fish, and the talk show host won’t stand for it. At least, that’s where we begin during The Chris Gethard Show’s finale on June 1, in what becomes an epic showdown of good vs. evil, saving Human Fish vs. not saving Human Fish, pro wrestlers vs. tropical fruit.
June 1, 2016

Big Comedy Happenings All Over Chicago This Weekend

There are gigantic events happening all over Chicago this week which is why we are swooping into town to cover them.  No, we’re not talking about […]
May 21, 2016

TCGS Recap: The Brain Health Episode with Maria Bamford!

Of all the taboo topics Chris Gethard has covered on his show (gender fluidity and obscenity on TV, among others), the May 18 episode about mental illness is his most honest to date.