July 4, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie Volume 14: Bumping Mics

Sunday is the New Saturday at The Comedy Cellar and Jeff Ross and Dave Attell Hit it Out of the Park With Their Netflix Series, “Bumping […]
March 1, 2018

Dave Attell and Jeffrey Ross: Two Giants, Bumping Mics on Tour

Jeffrey Ross announced on Wednesday that he and Dave Attell are going on tour with their Bumping Mics show.  Both comedians are giants in the business, […]
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 […]
April 8, 2017

Dave Attell Headlining New Comedy Festival in Las Vegas

Back in January, we announced that the inaugural Crapshoot Comedy Festival was preparing to launch in Las Vegas this May. Now that we’re a little over […]
February 22, 2017

Here’s What You Missed at Last Night’s Fifth Annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit

It was the fifth annual benefit for Patrice O’Neal, and all I can say is that Bill Burr and Maureen Taran are the kind of loyal […]
January 12, 2017

Aziz, Attell, Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, and Dave Chappelle Lead Super-Lineup On Stage at The Cellar

Wednesday night, visitors to New York’s famed Comedy Cellar hit the jackpot when Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Dave Chappelle all took the stage. Drop ins […]
October 31, 2016

Mitch Hedberg Documentary to Air on SiriusXM Monday

Mitch Hedberg fans, in fact all comedy fans, clear your afternoon. SiriusXM is airing a brand new over-two-hour special programming event on Monday, October 31, honoring […]
August 22, 2016

One of the Best Comedies of the Year Ends After Season Two

The news came in today that season two of The Jim Gaffigan Show will be the series’ last season.  Like with many breakups, Jim Gaffigan announced on social […]
August 18, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson’s What’s Your F@%ing Deal?! Renewed for Season Two

Seeso has announced that Big Jay Oakerson‘s crowd work show, What’s Your F@%ing Deal?! will get a second season on the platform. The show is 100% […]
March 31, 2016

World Premiere of Bill Hicks Rant in E-Minor: Variations Will Air on SiriusXM’s Comedy Greats Channel

This Friday April 1, SiriusXM will air the world premiere of an uncut original performance, Bill Hicks Rant in E-Minor: Variations on SiriusXM's Comedy Greats Channel. As part of the special event, Ron Bennington will host Bill Hicks: A Life in Comedy, an hour special featuring some of today's most important and admired comedians talking about why Bill Hicks was so important to comedy.
March 17, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson’s ‘WYFD?!’ Premieres Thursday! Win a Signed Poster!

We've been excited waiting for the premiere of Big Jay Oakerson's new show What's Your Fucking Deal?! and we are just a day away from the world premiere. Oakerson created the concept for the series in the late late hours at New York's famed Comedy Cellar with co-host Ardie Fuqua and after touring the show around the country at clubs and festivals, it's now ready for broadcast.
March 8, 2016

Dave Attell Gilbert Gottfried and Rachel Feinstein Stand Up For Dick Jokes

Dick Jokes Matter.
March 4, 2016

Dave Attell Celebrated His Birthday at the Central Park Zoo With a Goat

Dave Attell, one of the funniest men on the entire planet, represented New York City Thursday night killing on Conan.
February 29, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson Tapes His Special, Bill Burr Holds Court at The Stand, Dave Attell at Comedy Juice 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, The Comedy Cellar, and Webster Hall.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
December 14, 2015

Hours and Hours of Just For Laughs Comedy Without Leaving Home

The annual Just for Laughs Festival is undisputedly the Godfather of Comedy Festivals. Everyone in comedy has either performed at Just for Laughs or wants to, but not everyone can make it to Montreal. This year, Just for Laughs is bringing the festival to you. Today the J4L team has announced that the Pete Holmes Elevator Show, a 90 minute Prime Time Special hosted by Howie Mandell, Funny as Hell featuring plenty of stand up hotsed by Jon Dore, hours of comedy performances from Just For Laughs, and The Nasty Show hosted by Artie Lange!
December 10, 2015

Caught in the Act: Big Jay Oakerson Celebrates a Birthday in NYC

With Caught in the Act, each week, Amy will share one moment in New York Comedy that you need to know about. For her column debut, Amy shared a moment from The Bitter End. This week, Amy celebrated Big Jay Oakerson's birthday at The Stand. Amy’s column appears every Thursday. Catch it to find out what you missed and why you shoulda been there.
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!
October 19, 2015

Lewis Black Shows Up to Support Kathleen Madigan, David Steinberg Headlines Private Show and News from Joe Machi, Sam Morril, Joe List, Nick Alexander 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey stopped at Gotham, The Grisly Pear, The Cellar, Greenwich Comedy Club and more!
October 2, 2015

Doug Stanhope Shares His Top 10 Comedians With Time Out

Time Out London added Doug Stanhope to their interesting series listing comedian’s picks for their top ten favorite comedians.  Stanhope himself would make a lot of comedian’s […]
September 3, 2015

Comedy Cellar Owner Noam Dworman: Every Good Comic in the City is Working At the Cellar

Noam Dworman, owner of the infamous Comedy Cellar in New York City's west village, stopped by the Bennington show at SiriusXM last week. Dworman talked with hosts Ron Bennington and Gail Bennington about comedy in New York City, and particularly at The Cellar, a comedy institution.
August 31, 2015

Roastmasters Debuts at The Stand, Big News From Ricky Velez, Chris Rock at The Cellar and More News from NY Comedy 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 stopped at Gotham Comedy Live, New York Comedy Club, The Stand, The Cellar, Stand Up NY, and more!
August 14, 2015

Jim Norton Counted Down the Top 50 Stand Up Comics As Voted by SiriusXM Listeners

On Thursday SiriusXM launched a new comedy channel called Comedy Greats that will play the legends of comedy around the clock.  For their big launch event, Comedian […]
August 7, 2015

We All Got To Witness Jon Stewart’s Moment Of Zen. The Last Daily Show.

It's over. After 16 years as host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart ended his legendary run with the show he made an international sensation. For his last show on the air, we had just four segments left with the man who became a news source for an entire generation. Just over an hour with a man who helped shape the opinions of so many people and launched the careers of superstars in the comedy world today.
August 5, 2015

Toronto’s Marijuana Infused Comedy Scene

How is this possible? That’s the first question usually asked by out-of-town comics when they walk in on one of Toronto’s Vapor Lounge comedy shows. The center of Canada’s comedy universe is home to a series of weekly rooms where audience members can openly smoke marijuana while enjoying some of the best standup the city has to offer.
July 16, 2015

Apatow, Hader and Schumer Interviews Anchor a Trainwreck Takeover Weekend on SiriusXM

This Friday Trainwreck hits theaters and in honor of all of the great stand up talent that is showcased in the film, The Bennington show is doing a Raw Dog takeover featuring all of the stand up comics who are in the movie.
July 8, 2015

Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival Returns With Attell, Oakerson, Pharoah, Norton, Che and More!

Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival is back! Get excited to see some giant comedy stars in this traveling festival