April 29, 2017

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: The Stars at Night, Were Big and Bright- Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas

The Stars at Night, Were Big and Bright- Moontower  Comedy Festival in Austin Texas Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as […]
April 13, 2017

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Spring Break in St. Louis with Chris Rock, Anthony Jeselnik, and Ardie Fuqua: Total Blackout Tour

Spring Break in St. Louis with Chris Rock, Anthony Jeselnik, and Ardie Fuqua: Total Blackout Tour Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so […]
March 3, 2017

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Sweet Home Chicago with Tony Hinchcliffe

Sweet Home, Chicago- Tony Hinchcliffe: The Man of Many Mentors Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a […]
February 16, 2017

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: 36 Hours in NYC with Geno Bisconte, Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes, Artie Lange and Bennington!

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, and […]
February 13, 2017

Kaytlin Bailey is Looking to Change How Comedians Tour

Comedian Kaytlin Bailey loves to take on preconceived notions, and she loves a challenge. She speaks her mind in clubs, on podcasts, and in her acclaimed […]
January 28, 2017

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: A Chicago Fan Takes a Comedy Vacation in NYC

Sarah 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, and […]
January 23, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of January 23, 2017

Now that President Trump has been sworn in, it feels like this year can finally get underway. Oh wait. Over at CBS, Stephen Colbert and James Corden each need another week off.
January 20, 2017

Dice Says Trump Stole His Act

Thursday night on Conan, Andrew Dice Clay was on the program promoting “My Kitchen Rules.” Dice and his wife will be on the show together cooking […]
January 16, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of January 16, 2017

It's the last week of the Obama era, so if any of the late night hosts are holding onto any jokes about soon-to-be private citizen Barack Obama, now is the time to cash them in.
January 10, 2017

Highly Anticipated Series About 70’s Stand Up Comedy Scene Has a Trailer and Start Date

It’s a drama, but its about comedy and Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here is one of our most highly anticipated series of 2017.  Yesterday at the […]
December 20, 2016

Top Ten Best Comedy Television Series in 2016; Vote for #1

Once again, 2016 had brought us too many great comedy television shows to choose from, so if you’re not on the list, it doesn’t mean we […]
October 31, 2016

This Year Best Halloween Costumes Were at NYC’s Schtick or Treat

Last Thursday, New York’s next wave of great comics came out to participate in an event that has been the talk of the comedy community every […]
October 20, 2016

Live Comedy Listings in New York City This Week: October 20 – 26, 2016

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
September 23, 2016

DICE is Coming Back For a Double

  Earlier this year, the comedy gods gave us the gift of DICE, a half-hour, semi-autobiographical Showtime series based on one of comedy’s most legendary stars: […]
August 25, 2016

Rating Stand Up Comedy On Late Night: Who Loves Stand Up…and Who Doesn’t

The Stand-Ups on Late Night Television: A Mid-Year Review and Report Card The days when a five-minute appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson could […]
August 11, 2016

Sam Kinison: A Life in Comedy Looks Back on an Explosive Career that Pushed the Boundaries of Stand Up

Sam Kinison changed comedy.  Although his contributions to comedy were of a different tenor than George Carlin, or Richard Pryor, or Bill Hicks, there isn’t a […]
July 29, 2016

Jeffrey Gurian Jumps Around Just For Laughs Part 2: Kevin Hart, Maria Bamford, Lil Rel 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 15, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson Took Bob Kelly to Comedy Court, and 5 Other Things You’ll Hear on Unmasked Premiering Friday

Last Thursday, approximately 17 years after starting in comedy, Big Jay Oakerson sat down with Ron Bennington at The Stand Comedy Club in New York City, […]
June 13, 2016

Jon Lovitz in NYC, A Giant Rap Star at New York Comedy Club and News From Aaron Berg, Jason Scoop

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 in at The Stand, the New York Comedy Club and Gotham Comedy Club.
June 6, 2016

Tracy Morgan is Back! Ruperto Vanderpool’s Amazing Prince Stories and News From Skankfest, Sal Vulcano, 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 3, 2016

Unmasked is Heading to Washington DC With Guest Ali Wong

Unmasked, Ron Bennington's acclaimed interview series with comedians, is heading to Washington D.C..
May 31, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson to Be Next Guest on Unmasked Series with Ron Bennington

Comedian Big Jay Oakerson has had a massive year and it's about to get bigger with today's announcement that he will be the next guest on Ron Bennington's prestigious comedy interview series, Unmasked.
May 29, 2016

Summer Reading List 2016! Featuring 42 Comedy and Other Books

Every year we put out a list of 42 book recommendations to keep you busy by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, or wherever you plan to be all summer. Lori Satterlee and Larry Carlson are well known as frequent callers and contributors to the Bennington Show on SiriusXM, friends of ours, and they're also avid readers and impassioned booksellers. They met, and fell in love while working for Barnes and Noble, so we invited them to create this year's annual Summer Reading List. They graciously and excitedly agreed.
May 23, 2016

Leslie Jones Comes Out for Gilda’s Club, Dice Packs Out Theater Plus Podfest NYC, Michael Ian Black Tapes a New Show 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 in Astoria, New Jersey, Podfest NYC, and the Friars Club
May 17, 2016

TV’s Greatest Comedy Antiheroes

Have you ever noticed that some of the characters you love may not be the best people in the world? It doesn’t make you like ’em […]
May 2, 2016

Colin Jost Packs Out Carolines, Andy Fiori Album Release Plus News From Gina Yashere and a Look at Dangerfields

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 Hi-Fi Lounge, Carolines and more.
April 12, 2016

Dice Takes Us Behind the Scenes on Working With Scorsese on Vinyl

In a recent episode of Ron Bennington’s brilliant Unmasked interview series, the radio host sat down for the second time with comedy legend Andrew Dice Clay […]