May 17, 2018

Richard Pryor Audio Documentary and Three Never-Before-Heard Standup Albums will Anchor Three Weeks of Specialty Programming About Pryor on SiriusXM

SiriusXM announced to day that it will honor the life and legacy of comedian Richard Pryor with a three week tribute to Richard Pryor that will […]
January 3, 2018

2017 Comedy Awards! Here Are Your Winners (As Voted For By You!) For the Fourth Annual Comedy Awards

Best of Everything in Comedy 2017 as Chosen by You Well 2017 was a shitty year but there was some great great comedy.  Before we start […]
December 26, 2017

The Ten Best Comedy Albums of 2017! Vote For #1

There were some outstanding comedy albums released in 2017, and these ten are our favorites. Unlike the Grammy’s we were not looking to pick the best […]
December 22, 2017

Don Rickles Documentary Debuting on SiriusXM Along With Week Long Tribute, “Happy Holidays Dummy”

SiriusXM announced a special tribute to the legendary comedian Don Rickles this Christmas. The tribute will include the premiere of a brand new documentary about the […]
November 29, 2017

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Written By Earl Douglas with Andrew Fargnoli Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Three years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put […]
October 15, 2017

#Highlander2017: There Can Be Only One Comedy Football Survivor Challenge

This year, SiriusXM’s Bennington Show and are teaming up to bring you the FOURTH annual Highlander: There Can Be Only ONE Comedian Football Challenge.  Only the toughest […]
August 24, 2017

Dialect Coach Reviews Actors Playing Real People

Erik Singer is a professional dialect expert and accent coach who has teamed up with Wired to break down the accents of 32 different actors portraying […]
May 29, 2017

Laughable Launch, Barry Katz Reveals the Truth About JFK and Addressing the Rumors About Crapshoot Attendance

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 […]
May 24, 2017

Jay Mohr Set to Star in Crackle Comedy Movie “Party Boat”

Crackle, announced today that Jay Mohr will co-star in their next original movie, Party Boat. The movie, which started filming in Atlanta earlier this month, follows […]
April 30, 2017

Kelly Ripa Announcing New Co-Host!?

If you are reading this after 9 am, then you already know. Kelly is hinting about a new permanent co- host. If it’s not Jay Mohr, […]
February 9, 2017

Live Stand Up Comedy Shows in NYC: February 9 – February 15, 2017

Live Stand Up Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from […]
January 4, 2017

The Winners of the Best Comedy in 2016

Best of Everything in Comedy 2016 Another year in comedy has come to a close. It’s definitely time to start talking about 2017, but before we […]
December 24, 2016

#Highlander2016: There Can Be Only One Comedy Football Survivor Challenge

This year, SiriusXM’s Bennington Show and are teaming up to bring you the THIRD annual Highlander: There Can Be Only ONE Comedian Football Challenge.  Only the toughest survive […]
December 15, 2016

Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox Split… Again

TMZ is reporting that Jay Mohr has filed for divorce a second time. It was only five months ago that Mohr quickly rescinded a divorce filing […]
November 10, 2016

What Does it Cost to Get a Grammy Nomination? Apparently 15 Grand.

Want a Grammy nomination for your comedy album and don’t want to sit around waiting for the committee to give you honors? Well, according to Barry […]
October 14, 2016

Comedians Name The Most Influential Radio Shows for Stand Up

Written and researched by Chad Zumock (Comedian, Former radio host, host of “The Sit Down Zumock: A Bunch of B.S. Podcast) After a very memorable on […]
August 30, 2016

George Carlin’s Inner Circle To Tell the Stories You’ve Never Heard on SiriusXM This Thursday

On Thursday September 1, SiriusXM is debuting a never-before-heard album from George Carlin– eight years after his death. Immediately before airing the album, an original audio documentary, […]
July 30, 2016

Just For Laughs in Photos: Friday July 29

There were so many Just For Laughs events to attend on Friday that it was dizzying and we split up to cover as much as we […]
July 23, 2016

Are Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox Divorcing?

TMZ is reporting that comedy power couple Jay Mohr and his writer/producer wife Nikki Cox are divorcing, but Mohr denies any trouble in paradise. Mohr and Cox have […]
July 18, 2016

Unmasked is Heading to Montreal for Two Shows!!

Ron Bennington is taking Unmasked Back on the Road and Heading North! The critically acclaimed long format talk show is going to Montreal in July, and it’s just been announced that Bennington will host two Unmasked Shows during the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival- Just for Laughs Icon Andy Kindler, and comedy powerhouse Barry Katz.
March 14, 2016

Lisa Lampanelli Debuts New Show, Eddie Pepitone Hits New York Plus News From Gibran Saleem, Jason Scoop, Chloe Hilliard 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 at Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway and New York Comedy Club.
March 13, 2016

Louie Anderson Has a Message for the World: Inclusion

Embed from Getty Images Louie Anderson Gets Big Laughs, and Tears During Taping of Unmasked Episode Last Friday iconic comedian Louie Anderson sat down with Ron Bennington to […]
March 2, 2016

Jay Mohr Wants You Old Dudes To Quit Hatin’ On Steph Curry

Why can't you old guys just relax and enjoy the greatness that is Wardell Curry II? Slam Man sure appreciates it.
February 16, 2016

Louis C.K. Wins Another Comedy Grammy But Should He Have?

Last night Louis C.K. took home the Grammy for Best Comedy Album amongst a field of strong contenders including Jay Mohr, Lisa Lampanelli, Wyatt Cenac, and Craig Ferguson. It's Louis' second Grammy win, the first being for Best Comedy Album for Hilarious in 2012.
February 3, 2016

What!? Now Norm MacDonald is Out as the Colonel?

The bizarre KFC marketing plan involving the return of the Colonel is winding its way toward another big and confusing moment at the Super Bowl. Just when you got used to comedian Norm MacDonald as KFC's odd new mascot, a teaser is released portending his demise. The new KFC teaser spot intermingles trippy visuals and discordant audio while a haunted version of the song "So Long, Fair Well" plays and MacDonald waves farewell.
January 4, 2016

The Best of Everything in Comedy 2015 as Voted by IBang Readers

Another year in comedy has come to a close and there's already a lot to talk about in 2016. But before we move on, we have one last thing to settle and that's the results of the 2015 Readers Poll.
December 31, 2015

The Very Best of 2015 on The IBang!

Here we are at the end of our second full year as a full time comedy website and there have been so many changes, and we […]