April 19, 2019

The 12 Shows You Absolutely Cannot Miss at Moontower This Year (and why you should be unwilling to miss this festival)!

MOONTOWER COMEDY FESTIVAL returns this week for their EIGHT ANNUAL and they have absolutely outdone themselves this year and right up until we hit the send […]
April 10, 2019

Netflix Stretches Comedy Legs Into Satellite Radio

Netflix is branching out to audible only content, and they’re starting with comedy. Now having successfully swallowed up the streaming comedy business, Netflix is expanding beyond […]
April 2, 2019

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Luis J. Gomez Presents Luis J. Gomez

It was January 2015, my husband and I were in New York for the weekend to see Billy Joel play the Garden. The night before the […]
March 31, 2019

Luis J. Gomez’s First Hour Special Debuts Monday April 1st! In This Preview Clip, Gomez Asks “What Did Louis C.K. Really Do?”

Luis J. Gomez’s first hour special rolls out Monday April 1st, and it’s going to be like no other special you’ve seen before. Gomez has become […]
March 19, 2019

Patrice O’Neal: A Life In Comedy Audio Doc Premieres This Friday Along With a Rare Patrice Audio Recording

  An audio documentary honoring Patrice O’Neal will debut this Friday on SiriusXM satellite radio’s Faction Talk Channel.  The documentary, which is hosted by Ron Bennington, […]
March 9, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News, Wins for Ali Wong, Kara Klenk, Wyatt Cenac, Bob Saget, Losses For Pete Holmes, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Bill Cosby

This week in comedy, news was all over the place with a few stories orbiting women’s history month including some inter-gender bickering. The big story was […]
March 4, 2019

Skankfest Announces Line Up and Ticket Sales

Three day all access badges and single day passes are now on sale for Skankfest 2019. The 4th annual, 3 day event is more of a […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History Page Ten

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History Page Eight

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 3, 2019

The Funniest People on the Planet Make The Funniest Predictions in the Universe for Football’s Biggest Game of the Year: 2019 Edition: Los Angeles Rams vs New England Patriots

Once again we teamed up with SiriusXM’s Bennington show for Super Bowl Sunday to guarantee we are delivering the best comedy coverage of the biggest sports […]
January 29, 2019

Michael Che (and friends) Challenge Montreal: Announce a New Festival to Rival Just for Laughs

If you were planning to head North this July to attend the worlds biggest stand up comedy festival in Montreal, you might want to wait just […]
January 16, 2019

Chris Distefano Isn’t Trying to Save the World in His New Comedy Central Special

Comedian and actor Chris Distefano is heading into 2019 strong. With his first hour standup special premiering, his popular TV series extended, and an overall deal […]
January 3, 2019

2018 Comedy Awards! Here Are Your Winners (As Voted For By You!) For the Fifth Annual Comedy Awards

Best of Everything in Comedy 2018 as Chosen by You Before we start talking about 2019, it’s time to close out this year’s Best of Everything […]
January 1, 2019

The Comedians Call It! 51 Great Comics Tell Us Who Will Be the Next Big Thing in 2019

All month we’ve written about the very best in comedy in 2018, and it’s time to move on already!  What matters now, who is going to […]
December 30, 2018

The 2018 Awards for Remarkable Achievements of Exceptional Noteworthiness for Unrelated Things in Comedy

Some of the best comedy moments defy categorization but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve recognition. Some of these ‘awards’ are genuine and some of them […]
December 29, 2018

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2018

Comedy in 2018. A lot happened in comedy news in 2018- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing […]
December 24, 2018

The Ten Best Comedy Albums of 2018! Vote For #1

It’s our fifth annual list of the ten best albums in comedy, and this year there were more great albums then ever before.  Unlike the Grammy’s […]
December 19, 2018

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2018! (As Decided by the Country’s Best Club Owners, Bookers and Producers)

The Best Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2018 It’s our fifth annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over North America. […]
December 19, 2018

Fez Whatley Recasts Live Action Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with Comedians

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is an endearing television classic that has become a Christmas tradition during the holidays. Since its debut in 1964, children have been […]
November 22, 2018

SiriusXM’s Bennington Show Thanksgiving All Star Comedy Show is Full of Surprises! See the Photos!

Listen to the world premiere broadcast of the Bennington Family Thanksgiving Show today on SiriusXM Faction Talk 103 from 2pm until 5pm, and then again on […]
November 20, 2018

7th Patrice O’Neal Benefit Date and Lineup Announced

Bill Burr has announced that tickets are on sale now for the 7th Annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit taking place on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at […]
November 19, 2018

Lisa Lampanelli Quits Stand Up and Starts A New Chapter, Hasan Minhaj Talks About His New Netflix Series and News From Around NYC

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 […]
November 18, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie Visits the New York Comedy Festival 2018: That’s Offensive, a visit to the Cellar, Louis C.K. and more!

It was my first time attending the New York Comedy Festival and here are a few of my highlights: A panel with Ron Bennington, a private […]
November 13, 2018

Netflix The Degenerates Explores All of Comedy’s Dark Corners

The Degenerates explores all sides of comedy’s dark corners. Netflix has always needed the stand-up comedy fan. Netflix has always banked on the viewer that is […]