March 26, 2016

Greg Giraldo Biography Coming Later This Year

Comedy enthusiasts Matt Balaker and Wayne Jones have launched a website for their upcoming biography of the late, legendary comic Greg Giraldo. The as-yet untitled book has been a work in progress since Balaker launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the project in September of 2015. The writer hit his $3,000 goal within two weeks of creating the Kickstarter page, and has spent the time since then collecting photos of the comedian and interviewing his friends, family, and comedy peers.
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!
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 […]
April 26, 2014

Andy Kindler Talks About Moontower, the State of Comedy, and the Reboot of Last Comic Standing

As the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival winds down into its final night, we got to talk to a Moontower veteran, comedian Andy Kindler. It's only the third year of the Moontower festival, but since it's Kindler's third year at the festival, that counts. We were excited to get to talk with Kindler today about the festival, as well as the state of comedy, and the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing.
April 19, 2014

42 Essential Comedy Albums

For over 60 years, the comedy album has been the best way for comedians to express whatever they wanted without direction from an executive or show runner.