June 25, 2018

Comedy Documentary Hits Soho Film Fest, Ardie Fuqua Back on Tour With Tracy, and Judy Gold Gets a Standing O

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 […]
September 18, 2017

New Comedy Club Opening in NYC, Luis J. Gomez Shares Plans for Skankfest and GAS Digital, and Go Inside A Slutty Western Comedy Birthday Party

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 […]
July 17, 2017

Ren & Stimpy Doc Happening, Carly Aquilino on New MTV Series, Plus News From Matteo Lane, Gone Girls and More

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer, comedian and TV reporter in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column right here, to find out what’s happening […]
February 27, 2017

Keith Robinson Opens Up About His Stroke, Jerry Seinfeld Does His Old School Material, the Voice Pablo Francisco Can’t Do, Plus a New Feature!

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 […]
December 26, 2016

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at Comedy in 2016

At the end of each year I usually write a post called Jeffrey Gurian’s Favorite Comedy Things from all the events I attended personally, all year […]
September 23, 2016

Gilbert Gottfried Headlines Woodstock Comedy Fest, Where You Can Pay for Things With Jokes

This weekend there are comedy festivals happening all over the place. There’s Toronto, there’s Austin and there’s also the 4th annual Woodstock Comedy Festival (WCF). The […]
August 29, 2016

Gotham Live Returns, Wil Sylvince Hosts a Hot New Mic and More News From Around NY Comedy

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 […]
September 20, 2015

David Brenner, Still Making People Laugh Over a Year After His Death

David Brenner, a brilliant comedian in life, is still making people laugh in death. On Sunday Elayne Boosler tweeted this photo of Brenner's headstone, which was sent to her by her good friend Jimmy J.J. Walker.
January 5, 2015

Artie Lange’s New Podcast, Details on Wet Hot American Summer, Tammy Pescatelli Working on a Sitcom, and a Prestigious Club Sets a World Record

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. After missing two weeks to make some room for year end specials, this week, Jeffrey found out what's new with Janeane Garofalo, what Artie Lange has planned for his first podcast, the story behind Greer Barnes' new CD and a full report from the Metropolitan Club's 60 hour world record breaking show marathon.
January 4, 2015

NYC Podfest 2015 Coming January 9th – January 11th

The 3rd annual NYC Podfest is returning to the city to celebrate the world of New York podcasting.
January 3, 2015

Bonnie McFarlane’s “Women Aren’t Funny” Now Available On Netflix

Bonnie McFarlane's documentary "Women Aren't Funny" which dares comedians to honestly give their opinion on female stand ups in comedy, is now available for streaming on Netflix.
December 30, 2014

NYC’s Metropolitan Room Going For World Record

Bernie Furshpan, the owner of the Metropolitan Room in Chelsea, NYC is looking to get a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.
December 29, 2014

Jeffrey Gurian’s Favorite Comedy Things! A 2014 Year in Review

Any time you try to make a list of the "top" anything, it's always a little bit subjective, due to the point of view of the writer. With the understanding that it's not an exact science, and really just an opinion, I will give you my top 15 comedy events list of 2014, of all the events that I covered during the year. Some of the events I was involved with in some way, but most of them not! I tried to be as impartial as I could.
November 3, 2014

Behind the Scenes at Triumph the Insult Comic’s New Show, News From Robert Klein, Why Gilbert Gottfried Doesn’t Like Blind People 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. In today’s column, Jeffrey attends a taping of the new Jack and Triumph show, attends a comedy benefit, and reports on himself!
October 27, 2014

George Carlin Honored, Ardie Fuqua Talks About His Devastating Injuries, Jay Pharoah, Mel Brooks, Rick Newman, The Naked 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. In today’s column, we get an update on what comedian Ardie Fuqua has been dealing with since he was in a terrible car crash with Tracy Morgan this summer, plus news from the George Carlin Way dedication ceremony, what's Rick Newman doing these days, and a Mel Brooks update.
June 28, 2014

Street Named ‘George Carlin Way’ Finally Approved

The NYC City Council has voted unanimously to name the 500 block of West 121st Street "George Carlin Way".
April 28, 2014

Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival: A Small Evolution Begins

Boston's Women in Comedy Festival returns for the Sixth Year featuring some amazing headliners like Amy Sedaris, Maria Bamford, and Judy Gold alongside some great improv, and a first rate line up of panelists and workshops.
March 15, 2014

Ron and Fez Live Tribute to David Brenner on SiriusXM

After hearing the sad news that comedy legend David Brenner passed away earlier today, Ron Bennington and Fez Whatley of The Ron and Fez Show went live on SiriusXM channel 99 to pay tribute to Brenner's incredible career.
January 17, 2012

CENSORSHIP ALERT: CBS Fires Letterman Show Comedy Booker Eddie Brill

Splitsider.com is reporting that the Late Show with David Letterman will no longer employ Eddie Brill as their comedy booker.   According to splitsider, he was […]