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 […]
September 8, 2018

Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, Jimmy Fallon All Got Invites to Paul McCartney’s Secret NYC Concert

Paul McCartney posted video on YouTube of his surprise invite only Grand Central Station Concert, that celebrated the release of his new solo album- his 17th- […]
September 1, 2018

Owners of Historic NY Club in Heated Name-Calling Legal Battle

The infamous Comic Strip comedy club where Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler and Chris Rock got their start is the only club still standing from […]
September 1, 2018

Who Is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: September 1, 2018

Tonight's Saturday Night Live repeat is hosted by Tina Fey, along with a cast of (not quite) thousands!
August 3, 2018

What Superstar Comedian Is Going to Star in Fargo S4?

Fargo is one of the best dramatic television shows on tv, and a series that has made great use of comedians in dramatic roles (ie, Key […]
August 1, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Recapping the NY vs LA Stand Up Debate, Colin Quinn’s New Show, Scott Thompson’s School Shooting Story on the Benson Interruption and More JFL 2018 Highlights

Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a comedy nerd. Raised on National Lampoon, John Hughes, Gene Wilder, […]
July 18, 2018

Nimesh Patel Performs Stand Up on Seth Meyers

Nimesh Patel made his Late Night with Seth Meyers debut Tuesday night, and had a strong set talking about his mother’s expectations about his life, the […]
June 26, 2018

W. Kamau Bell Tackles Trump, the Red Hen, Permit Patty and People Getting Fired for the N-Word

Comedian, author, podcaster, talk show host, radio show host and author W. Kamau Bell may have a lot of titles and gigs to go with them, […]
June 13, 2018

The Hollywood Reporter Names 40 Most Powerful Comedy Suits Legends Aueters Arena Fillers and Movie Stars

The Hollywood Reporter has put out its first ever comedy power list, profiling those who hold the cards in the booming business of comedy. They divided […]
June 11, 2018

Stand Up New York Offers Annual Membership, Roy Wood Jr.’s Pilot, and Joey “Coco” Diaz on “I’m Dying Up Here”

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 11, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 11, 2018

It's an exciting week this summer in late night television. All of the hosts will be in their chairs and behind their desks and working this week with none of them on vacation.
June 4, 2018

Jerry Seinfeld Drops In, Wants a Bigger Crowd, Gets One; Plus Billy Gardell, Comedy VR and More

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 4, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 4, 2018

As the days get longer, so do the vacations of our late night talk show hosts. The NBC Boys, Jimmy Fallon, Seth and Carson, are all taking this week off.
June 1, 2018

Kanye West Threw A Listening Party in Wyoming For His New Album

Kanye West invited a bunch of his celebrity friends to a listening party for his new album in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and he live streamed it. […]