April 23, 2019

Comedy Store Documentary Coming to Showtime

Not long after cancelling the series based on the early years at the Comedy Store, Showtime Documentary Films announced a four-part documentary series that will chronicle […]
April 22, 2019

Loyiso Gola Brings the Sharp Insight of a Keen Observer to NY, Moontower and the US

Two-time Emmy nominated South African comedian, Loyiso Gola, just finished a hit run of his show, Loyiso Gola: Unlearning, at New York City’s SoHo Playhouse- he […]
April 10, 2019

Netflix Stretches Comedy Legs Into Satellite Radio

Netflix is branching out to audible only content, and they’re starting with comedy. Now having successfully swallowed up the streaming comedy business, Netflix is expanding beyond […]
March 31, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News: Carol Burnett’s Making a Movie, What’s Next for Ilana Glazer, Chris Rock Breaks the Rules and You’ll Never Believe Who Just Became a Father

  This week in comedy news was on the quieter side. We covered Ali Wong’s new book, Tiffany Haddish’s new young comedian’s special for Netflix, Sarah […]
February 21, 2019

Would 2019 Erase Our Favorite Comedy Movies? Classic Comedy Movies That Couldn’t Exist Today

Imagine a pitch meeting at a movie studio. Executives excited to hear the latest idea from a filmmaker who’s made them a ton of money in […]
February 16, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week’s Comedy Stories From Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kenan Thompson, Desus and Mero, Ken Jeong and More

This week in comedy news we covered plenty.  Judd Apatow took some heat from Penthouse this week, via writer Mandy Stadtmiller, Greg Stone has a new […]
February 11, 2019

Dave Chappelle, Weird Al, and Childish Gambino Win Grammys

Dave Chappelle brings it home with a back to back Grammy win! That’s two in a row Dave Chappelle. Last night Chappelle took home the Grammy […]
January 15, 2019

Comedians Pay Respects to William Stephenson

Comedian William Stephenson passed away this week, and comedians all over the world, and particularly in New York City paid respects and condolences to the comedian […]
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 28, 2018

The 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s time for the 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards, counting down the biggest and baddest scandals that rocked the comedy […]
December 24, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Seinfeld, and Louis C.K. N-Word Video Upsets Social Media But What Do Other Comics Think!?

A clip from the 2011 HBO special “Talking Funny” is upsetting the internet this weekend. The video shows Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Seinfeld and Ricky Gervais […]
December 21, 2018

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2018! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of EVERYTHING funny in 2018 continues with the 10 best stand up comedy specials released this year. This year Netflix continued to be the […]
December 20, 2018

Gervais Joins Highest Paid Comedians List at #5

Once again, Forbes has released its list of the highest paid comedians in the world, and the list is back to being all about that dick.  […]
December 7, 2018

Grammy Nominations for Best Comedy Album Break an 11 Year Streak

The nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards are in and that means its time to take a look at the rat race for best comedy album […]
December 5, 2018

Nimesh Patel Kicked Off College Stage, Because He’s Not Woke Enough?

Comedian Nimesh Patel got booted off stage during a performance at Columbia University event this past weekend.  According to reports in the Columbia Spectator, Patel’s set was […]
December 5, 2018

Kevin Hart Checks That Box: He’ll Host the Oscars in 2019

Kevin Hart is hosting the 2019 Oscars. We knew Hart getting the gig was just a matter of time. There’s not much Kevin Hart wants, career […]
December 3, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of December 3, 2018

This week in late night is filled with plenty of great comedians and fabulous holiday guests.
November 29, 2018

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Four years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put together the perfect Patrice O’Neal primer. Every […]
November 26, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of November 26, 2018

As the year starts to wind down, so does our late night talk shows. Some of the hosts are starting to take time off including Jimmy Kimmel.
November 20, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of November 19, 2018

The holiday season is underway, and Jimmy Kimmel kicking them off on Monday with the Jimmy Kimmel Live 4th annual (RED) Benefit Show on ABC.
November 5, 2018

NYC Comedy Celebrates Halloween, Plus, the Major Comedy Awards Show That Got Cancelled at the 11th Hour

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 […]
October 31, 2018

Comedy Cellar Announces Louis C.K. on Lineup, Two Women Protest

What was described in media reports as “protesters descending” on the Comedy Cellar was a bit of an exaggeration, but there was in fact, a small […]
October 20, 2018

Who Is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: October 20, 2018

Tonight is the first rerun of the brand new Saturday Night Live season and it's hosted by Adam Driver!
September 30, 2018

Saturday Night Live Kicks Off New Season With a Focus on Celebrities, Lots of Pete Davidson, and a Kanye Trump Rant Just for the Studio Audience that Nobody Liked

No major surprises for the season opener of Saturday Night Live, but if Lorne Michaels is looking for headlines, last night’s episode was a gigantic success. […]
September 20, 2018

Who’s On First on the “Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents…” Schedule!

It’s been nearly a year since Comedy Central first announced their 2018 crop of half-hour specials, and today we finally have release dates for the eight […]
September 19, 2018

Get to Know the Funniest Comedians in Canada; SiriusXM’s 2018 Top Comic Finalists!

It’s time again for #JFL42, one of best comedy festivals in North America. International stand up superstars have sold out Toronto’s theaters, some of the best comedians […]
September 11, 2018

Janelle James Promises to Keep Eugene Mirman Spirit Alive in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Says Goodbye to the Eugene Comedy Festival, and Hello to Jannelle James Fest! The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival brought a bizarre off-kilter, expect the unexpected comedy […]