March 13, 2018

Catch a Peek at Netflix’s New Half Hour Specials

Netflix’s half hour stand up special series, “The Stand Ups” returns for a second season on March 20th featuring sets from Rachel Feinstein, Kyle Kinane, Joe […]
February 20, 2018

Season Two of The Stand Ups Gets a Premiere Date!

Netflix has become the biggest platform for stand up comedians to premiere hour specials and last summer the platform debuted their version of the half-hour special […]
October 28, 2017

Joe List, Gina Yashere Among Comics Who Will Record Half Hour Netflix Specials for Season 2 of The Stand Ups

Last July Netflix debuted their new series- The Stand Ups- a supplement to their weekly release of comedy hour specials.  The series spotlights six comedians with […]
September 22, 2017

No One Knows What Gina Yashere Has Planned for JFL42- Not Even Gina Yashere

As her four JFL42 appearances inch nearer, I had hoped to share with you a sneak preview of what you might hear from Gina Yashere. But […]
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 […]
May 7, 2017

Standing Out From Under the Shadow of Netflix: How Seeso Has Had a Real Impact in the Evolution of the Hour Special

Rumors are swirling that the days may be numbered for comedy streaming platform Seeso.com. And while many in the business questioned whether there ever was room […]
February 7, 2017

Exclusive! New Gina Yashere Hour Special is Coming to Seeso!

We’re excited to announce that Seeso is about to release yet another killer special on the platform. Gina Yashere will premiere her all-new stand up special, […]
November 7, 2016

What’s Your F#@ing Deal?! Announces Killer Season Two Line Up

Big Jay Oakerson’s hit series is back for a second season at Seeso, with ten tapings planned for the week of November 6, 2016. Do not […]
September 15, 2016

’Schtick or Treat’ Showcase & Over a Dozen New Specials Part of Comedy Streaming Fest

Seeso, NBCUniversal’s comedy streaming platform that launched earlier this year, has made a big mark in the short time that it’s been around. The platform has a […]
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!
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!
July 28, 2015

Colin Quinn and Gina Yashere Explain Comedy on The Nightly Show

Last night Colin Quinn was a panelist on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore along with comedian Gina Yashere. Wilmore asked Colin if some things should be off limits for comedy.
July 26, 2015

The Party Scene at Just For Laughs, Dan Perlman Wins Big and More From Up North At the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

Jeffrey Gurian continues to Jump Around up north to cover the last few days of the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival.  Jeffrey joined our site as […]
June 15, 2015

Mike Birbiglia is Really Busy, Jimmy Carr in NYC and News From Michael Che, Jay Pharoah 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 visited Gotham, The Cellar, The PIT and UCB.
May 25, 2015

John Mulaney Recording a Special, Steve Buscemi Taping with Jim Gaffigan and News From Dan Soder, Joe List, Nick Vatterott 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 reports from The Soho Film Festival, Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, The Actor's Temple and More.
November 24, 2014

Fred Armisen Sings for Doctors Without Borders; Tom Rhodes Tommy Chong Hit Up New York City Clubs (UPDATED)

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 spent the week with international super star Tom Rhodes.
August 11, 2014

Paul Provenza and Ron Funches Hit Up NYC Clubs

Jeffrey Gurian left the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal weeks ago, but he's still jumping around New York, and anywhere else that comedy calls. Follow his column to find out what's happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York.