July 16, 2017

Listen to Street Jokes Live: Episode 2 Now

On Thursday June 9th, an epic edition of Street Jokes Live went down at The Stand in New York City. Ron and Gail Bennington hosted a […]
May 25, 2017

32 Comedians Celebrate Red Nose Day; Get Your Own Red Nose to Help Children Everywhere

It’s the third annual Red Nose Day in the United States! Celebrate with us by going to your local Duane Reade store or Walgreens and spend […]
May 22, 2017

Comedy Takes Over Vegas: Attell, Kreischer, Vulcano, Normand and More

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 […]
December 26, 2016

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at Comedy in 2016

At the end of each year I usually write a post called Jeffrey Gurian’s Favorite Comedy Things from all the events I attended personally, all year […]
October 11, 2016

Lorne Michaels and Dozens of Stars Come Out for ‘Oh Hello’ Opening Night

After three weeks of previews at the Lyceum Theatre, opening night arrived for Broadway sensation Oh Hello Monday night and it was a star studded event. […]
August 11, 2016

The Comic Strip Celebrates New Edition of ‘Laughing Legends’ With Booksigning and Show

In 1976 the Comic Strip opened its doors on the Upper East Side on Second Avenue at 82nd street.  Forty years later, the Strip is the oldest […]
July 30, 2016

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Bringing Oh Hello To Broadway

The Great White Way is about to get a little whiter and a lot funnier. Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are bringing their brilliant characters Gil […]
July 28, 2016

Just for Laughs in Photos Wednesday July 27

We’ve been here all week, but the real rush of the comedy superstars smashed into Montreal at full force today and you can’t throw a rock […]
June 15, 2016

Jeffrey Gurian Makes His Stand Up Television Debut on Gotham Comedy Live

Our own Jeffrey Gurian (from Comedy Central!) made his stand up television debut this week on AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live. A spot on GCL is a huge honor, and one Jeffrey has been waiting for.
February 29, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson Tapes His Special, Bill Burr Holds Court at The Stand, Dave Attell at Comedy Juice 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, The Stand, The Comedy Cellar, and Webster Hall.
February 5, 2016

The Funniest People on the Planet Make The Funniest Predictions in the Universe for Football’s Biggest Game of the Year: 2016 Edition

We are once again teaming up with the Bennington Show for Super Bowl Sunday to guarantee we are delivering the best comedy coverage of the biggest football game of the year. As part of that excitement, 29 of the funniest comedians on the planet made 28 of the funniest predictions in the Universe for the biggest sporting event in the United States, which we may or may not be able to refer to as (dun-dun dunnnnn) The Super Bowl. You can hear them on Bennington, or you can read and listen to them right here on The IBang. Let us know in the comments who you are picking and what score you are forseeing. Good luck, and as long as the Coconuts don't win, it will all be good.
December 20, 2015

Jeffrey Gurian Suffers Massive Heart Attack

Late last week we were shocked and saddened to learn that our own Monday Morning comedy Quarterback Jeffrey Gurian, had suffered a massive heart attack. Jeffrey […]
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.
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.
October 5, 2015

Trevor Noah at Gotham, Hoboken Gets Funny and Which NY Comics Said No To The Roast?

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 […]
August 30, 2015

Eddie Murphy, Kate Hudson, and Oprah Confirmed for Richard Pryor Biopic

Deadline confirmed this weekend that the long-awaited biopic of comedy legend Richard Pryor would include Eddie Murphy, Kate Hudson and Oprah. It was just over a […]
May 26, 2015

Red Nose Day Raises $21 Million For Kids

NBC raised $21 million dollars for children in poverty during this years first annual "Red Nose Day" in the United States, making it the most charitable special of the 2014/15 tv season.
May 21, 2015

Celebrate Red Nose Day With Us Today

Today is the very first official red nose day in the United States and NBC is going all out to raise money for kids in need. Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowsi will be hosting NBC's Three Hour "ALL-STAR CHARITY EVENT ‘RED NOSE DAY’ tonight from 8pm to 11pm.
May 7, 2015

Jeffrey Gurian Supports Red Nose Day

Comedian and writer Jeffrey Gurian was a guest on SiriusXM's Bennington last week and showed his support for #RedNoseDay by wearing an official red nose.
March 17, 2015

This Week Around the Industry in Comedy News From Jimmy Pardo, Judah Friedlander, Kayvan Khalatbari, MTV2, Sarah Silverman and More

We talk with people in the business of comedy all over the country and find out what's happening, what's happened, and what's coming up soon. This week Jimmy Pardo is celebrating 500 episodes, Judah Friedlander tells us about an upcoming cameo, Kayvan Khalatbari is running for office, and what's new on MTV2.
March 2, 2015

New Daily Show Correspondent Says Jon Stewart Leaving The Daily Show To Do Stand Up

When Jon Stewart abruptly announced he was leaving the Daily Show on Comedy Central back on February 10th, he said he had no thoughts on what he would do next.
January 28, 2015

Watch An Hour Of Mulaney And Kroll As Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland

Funny man Willie Geist spent an hour with Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) and George St. Geegland (John Mulaney) from "Oh Hello" on Kroll Show at the world famous 92nd Street Y.
December 30, 2014

NYC’s Metropolitan Room Going For World Record

Bernie Furshpan, the owner of the Metropolitan Room in Chelsea, NYC is looking to get a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.
December 8, 2014

Mike Epps Gives Some Thoughts About Richard Pryor, Louis CK Is Taking Some Time To Rest, And Trevor Noah On Christmas in Africa

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 went to see Mike Epps in Westbury, and hung out at Comedy Juice.
November 10, 2014

Joe List Wins Comedian Highlander Football Challenge. Joe List is The One.

It started with 49 comedians, battling it out in the Ron and Fez Show/The Interrobang ESPN NFL Comedian Eliminator Challenge. To win, they had to beat the odds, and the other comedians by picking one winning team each week of the NFL season. Anyone who chose wrong was eliminated. To win, you only had to outlast everyone else, until there was only one.
August 18, 2014
Louis CK, Trevor Noah, Jamie Lissow, Mike Vecchione

This Week in NYC Clubs, Louis CK, Trevor Noah, Jamie Lissow, Mike Vecchione and More

Jeffrey Gurian loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. In today’s column, Jamie Lissow updates Jeffrey on Rob Schneider, Trevor Noah "ruins" Jeffrey's recording, Louis CK drops in, Mike Vecchione explains his new CD, and more!
July 28, 2014

Jumping Around Montreal Just For Laughs with Jeffrey Gurian Sunday Edition

Montreal Just for Laughs is winding down, but Jeffrey Gurian was there for one more day to keep you caught up on what you missed.