July 28, 2017

Just For Laughs 2017 in Photos: Part Deux of the Comedy Society Pages

Thursday at Just for Laughs Montreal everything started kicking into higher gear. At JFL, every day feels like a week, and even new arrivals to Montreal […]
June 8, 2017

Let the Skankfest Founders be Your New Life Coaches

Last year, the inaugural Skankfest comedy festival was a scrappy DIY success story, selling out a weekend’s worth of passes in record time for three days […]
April 24, 2017

Party at the Moontower!

Moontower 2017 is a wrap, and everyone is still recovering– some of us are recovering from laughing too hard too often, others from sunburn and dehydration, […]
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. […]
July 28, 2016

Just for Laughs in Photos Wednesday July 27

We’ve been here all week, but the real rush of the comedy superstars smashed into Montreal at full force today and you can’t throw a rock […]
June 26, 2016

A Touching Skankfest Recap From a New York Comedy VIP

You're confused by the words touching and Skankfest in the same sentence. The word skank brings many feelings to mind, and touching, sweet, emotional don't usually come to mind, but these Skanks are different, they're sweethearts underneath all that skankness. Last week Skankfest took over Long Island City comedy. Skankfest derived its name from the podcast at its center, the Legion of Skanks, hosted by Big Jay Oakerson, Luis J. Gomez and Dave Smith.
November 23, 2015

Big Jay Oakerson and Pete Holmes Record for TV, Gotham Gets Charitable and More This Week in 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 checked out Gotham Comedy Club, The Bitter End, The Underground and so much more!