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 14, 2015

Tracy Morgan on Stage, Aida Rodriguez Has News and More News from the Runaway Hit ‘Oh Hello!’

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 was at the People's Improv Theater, The Stand, and The Cherry Lane Theater.
December 11, 2015

The Clubs and the Comedy of the Miami Comedy Scene

Miami’s unique and emerging comedy scene will be showcased in the upcoming release from Comedy Records, Live From South Beach. Recorded at the Jackie Gleason Theatre during the 2015 South Beach Comedy Festival, the album features seven of Miami’s top comics.
December 2, 2015

Dave Chappelle Follows Hannibal Buress’ Lead With Strict “No Phones” Policy

If you're headed to Dave Chappelle's 13 show run at Chicago's Thalia theater, you won't be annoying anyone during the show by using your phone. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chappelle has just signed on with Yondr, a company that has figured out how to take cell phone use during shows down to zero.
November 21, 2015

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail Gets a Third Season

Comedy Central announced today that they're giving the go ahead to Season Three of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. The little show held in the back of a comic shop is LA's hottest stand up show and now it's coming back to Comedy Central for another round of shows.
November 16, 2015

Big Jay Oakerson Tapes New Crowd Work Series; Get Tickets

NBC Universal is launching a brand new streaming service in January just for comedy. It's called Seeso and it will house a ton of NBC comedy content as well as a slate of comedy original series. Big Jay Oakerson's all crowd work stand up show What's Your Fucking Deal is one of the first original series that will air on the service.
November 15, 2015

Oakerson, Burr, Hannibal and More Rock Out Gramercy Park for the New York Comedy Festival

Friday night Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Big Jay Oakerson, Matteo Lane, and Iliza Shlesinger all took to the stage for the Josh Adam Meyer's Goddamn Comedy Jam as part of the New York Comedy Festival. The theater was jam packed, with seats in back and a General Admission floor packed shoulder to shoulder with some pretty drunk fans excited to see their favorite comics rock with the GDCJ's live band.
November 10, 2015

Enjoying the New York Comedy Festival: The Definitive Guide

We cover the country, but New York's our home, so it's an exciting week when the New York Comedy Festival comes around. It's unlike any other festival in the country. It's gigantic, but it's also decidedly unfestival-like because it's spread out through the entire city without a central focal point. Any week of the year there is a massive festival-worthy list of great comedy happening in New York City so by the time you add in a few extra headlining events, what you really have is a gigantic list of impossible choices and tough decisions.
September 4, 2015

Damon Wayans Says He Doesn’t Believe Cosby Raped Any Women

In Living Color star Damon Wayans stopped by New York City’s Power 105.1's morning show The Breakfast Show today and told host Charlamagne tha God and co-host Angela Yee that he doesn't think Cosby raped any women. He also criticized Hannibal Buress for taking down a hero.
August 12, 2015

Famous Comedians Handle Hecklers

Comedy fans at put together this compilation of some of our most famous comics putting down hecklers.
July 30, 2015

Hannibal Buress Invents Some New Awards for the NBA Players Awards

Last night on the Late Late Show with James Corden, Hannibal Buress talked about the NBPA awards. He thinks the awards don't make sense, but he has ideas for better awards next time around.
July 29, 2015

Hannibal Buress Explains Why Hulk Hogan Should Be Out of Wrestling Tonight on “Why? With Hannibal Buress”

Somebody just lost their "Brother" card.
July 9, 2015

Amy Schumer Trolls Hannibal Buress

Hannibal Buress debuted his new show "Why? With Hannibal Buress." Watch Hannibal's version of a monologue and see what his question is about the whole Caitlin Jenner issue, his thoughts on Donald Trump running for President of the United States, and his thoughts on why Greece is "broke as shit."
July 8, 2015

Watch Hannibal Buress Audition For The Daily Show, His New Show Premieres Tonight

Why? With Hannibal Buress premieres tonight at 10:30pm EST on Comedy Central. To promote the series, the network has released a short on their website that features Hannibal giving a hilarious, lazy audition to replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.
July 2, 2015

Hannibal Buress Said Something That Upset Tinder’s Founder

Hannibal Buress has a brand new once a week late night talk show starting next week on Comedy Central. Last night on Conan, Buress said they still don't know what the hell his show is going to be. He told someone it was Weeds meets Breaking Bad meets Chelsea Lately.
July 2, 2015

Hannibal Buress Shark Week Promos

There'a a reason that Hannibal's shark week costume looks so shitty. He wants to relate.
June 23, 2015

Hannibal Buress Takes On Serious Topics, Like Olives, in New Series Starting This Week

Comedy Central is promising that life’s most pressing questions will be answered when “Why? With Hannibal Buress” premieres Wednesday, July 8 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. If the trailer is any indication, life's most pressing questions are "does anyone really like olives?" and "why is the spelling bee on ESPN?"
June 17, 2015

Hannibal Buress Gets The Worst Seat in the House at the NBA Finals

Hannibal Buress needed tickets to the NBA finals so he asked his buddy Jimmy Kimmel for help. Kimmel was happy to help, but only if Buress was willing to film himself heading to his seat.
May 20, 2015

Hannibal Buress Jabs Tinder At The 19th Annual Webby Awards

Hannibal Buress' career has entered a new level. He's become a comedian who's jokes are not only reported in the media but one where reporters also run to the people who are the butt of Hannibal's jokes to see how they feel about it.
May 6, 2015

Comedy Smashes Into Music at Full Speed at The Goddamn Comedy Jam

"If I polled you, 99% of this crowd would rather be rock stars than whatever the fuck they do now. Myself included, so this is a dream." That's Roastmaster General Jeff Ross, segueing from the stand-up part to the musical part of his set at April's The Goddamn Comedy Jam. GDCJ is a monthly show at the Lyric Theater in Hollywood that features comedians doing sets of regular material, then rocking out with house band Elemenopy, live band karaoke style.
April 11, 2015

Hannibal Buress Rules the 20 Foot Game

Hannibal Buress was in Las Vegas when he saw a 20 foot rim and thought "it's on." Hannibal went for the old Wilt Chamberlain underhand foul shot and became a shopping center hero.
April 1, 2015

VICE Looks At Mitch Hedberg’s Legacy 10 Years After His Death

It was 10 years ago this week that the comedy world lost Mitch Hedberg.
March 22, 2015

Hannibal Buress Hangs Up On Interview Asking About Bill Cosby

Hannibal Buress doesn't want to talk about Bill Cosby with the media anymore.
March 20, 2015

Hannibal Buress Joins Speedy Ortiz On Drums At SXSW

It all started with a simple tweet and rest won't even come close to making musical history.
March 19, 2015

Hannibal Buress Became a Drummer at SXSW

Hannibal Buress is having a great time in Austin. He got to play drums in a band even though he doesn't play drums. He went on Jimmy Kimmel last night.
March 15, 2015

Justin Bieber Comedy Central Roast Spoilers

Saturday night was the taping for the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.
March 12, 2015

Dave Chappelle Coming To South Beach Comedy Festival

The 2015 South Beach Comedy Festival somehow just got funnier.