June 18, 2017

Notes From a Comedy Junkie West Coast Edition: Colossal Clusterfest and The Comedy Store

Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a comedy nerd. Raised on National Lampoon, John Hughes, Gene Wilder, and […]
April 30, 2017

Jerry Seinfeld Recreates 1976 for NetFlix: Inside Seinfeld’s New Hour

Jerry Seinfeld Dips Into 40 Year Old Joke bag for First Netflix special This weekend, Jerry Seinfeld taped his first Netflix hour special, and there’s a giant twist […]
March 6, 2017

Seinfeld Working on Old Material for New Special, Paul Virzi Runs an Hour, and Dan LaMorte Gets a Pass

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 […]
January 12, 2017

Aziz, Attell, Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, and Dave Chappelle Lead Super-Lineup On Stage at The Cellar

Wednesday night, visitors to New York’s famed Comedy Cellar hit the jackpot when Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Dave Chappelle all took the stage. Drop ins […]
December 17, 2016

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2016! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2016 It’s our third annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over the country. We went […]
November 17, 2016

Find Out Who The Richest New York Comedians Are

The Observer has released their list of the richest athletes, musicians, comics, anchors and media executives in New York City. Every year the Observer puts out […]
September 27, 2016

Kevin Hart Has Beat the Giant to Become the World’s Highest Paid Comedian

Forbes has released its list of the highest paid comedians in the world for 2016, and there’s two huge stories this year on a list that […]
August 22, 2016

One of the Best Comedies of the Year Ends After Season Two

The news came in today that season two of The Jim Gaffigan Show will be the series’ last season.  Like with many breakups, Jim Gaffigan announced on social […]
June 15, 2016

Jerry Seinfeld Shares The Darkest Joke He Ever Told With Facebook Live

Jerry Seinfeld was at Facebook HQ in Silicon Valley today to sit down for an interview that was broadcast live via Facebook. Seinfeld sat down with Charles Porch, Instagram’s Head of Global Creative Programs, to discuss a myriad of topics, from his creative process on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, his experience meeting President Obama, to behind-the-scenes commentary on the filming of Seinfeld.
May 27, 2016

Comedy Insiders: Is Barney Ruining Comedy?

Brian Volk-Weiss is the President of Comedy Dynamics, the largest independent producer and distributor of recorded comedy in North America. In our monthly series with Volk Weiss, we discuss issues that impact the comedy industry. This month, Brian wanted to talk about the issue of political correctness on college campuses.
April 21, 2016

Jerry Seinfeld Will Referee a Do-Over For Margaret Cho at NJ Comedy Club

TMZ is reporting that the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, New Jersey — the scene of Margaret Cho’s disaster set last month — sent out an email to fans who had been in attendance that night to deliver some interesting news: Jerry Seinfeld would like to help Cho make it up to them.
April 4, 2016

Sebastian Maniscalco Will Tape His Third Showtime Special

It feels like yesterday that we were announcing Sebastian Maniscalco's second special airing on Showtime- but was actually a year and a half ago-- and he's already ready to tape his third. Maniscalco has been taking the comedy world by storm since then and he's now one of the country's top draws.
February 26, 2016

Steve Martin Bumped Tom Papa and Papa Loved it

Steve Martin recently performed a mythologically rare opening stand up set at a Jerry Seinfeld show, held at the Beacon Theater in New York on the eighteenth. Martin’s opening set, the first since he left stand up thirty five years ago, was a complete surprise for audience members. Not surprisingly, Martin’s act was well received.
February 25, 2016

Watch the Seinfeld Reunion That Never Actually Happened

TV show reunions are all the rage these days and no one knows this better than Topher Grace, who has pieced together a “Seinfeld reunion”  earlier this week.
January 29, 2016

Jerry Seinfeld Complains About Young Comics For Not Dressing Funny

“A guy in a suit to me, is funny.” Jerry Seinfeld has a problem with the younger generation.  They don’t dress funny enough.  A suit, he […]
January 7, 2016

Jerry Seinfeld Performs Stand Up on the Late Show

Wednesday night on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jerry Seinfeld performed a tight five. The crowd went bananas for the comedy legend when he took the stage with a standing ovation and a "Jerry" chant. Jerry walked out with a new growth training beard and talked about fat people, he addresses his anger toward donut holes, and his assessment of the buffet restaurant.
October 22, 2015

Forbes Announces Highest Paid Comedians of 2015

Every year Forbes announces the highest earners in a number of categories. This week, Forbes rolled out the highest paid men and women --well make that men-- working in the field of comedy. According to Forbes, these ten comedians alone generated over 166 million dollars and that's just this year.
August 27, 2015

Hamptons Neighbors Hate Seinfeld, Call Cops On Lemonade Stand He Set Up With Kids

Jerry Seinfeld has a lot of fans -- his East Hampton neighbors aren't among them.
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 […]
August 13, 2015

Johnny Carson Coming Back to Late Night

If you have the Antenna Channel, you will soon be able to fall asleep watching Johnny Carson's Tonight Show every night. This will be the first time the show will be broadcast regularly since Carson went off the air in 1992, turning the reigns over to Jay Leno and igniting the Late Night wars.
August 12, 2015

Cosby Sweater Disappears Quietly From Museum’s Core Exhibition

A New York museum dedicated to the preservation of artifacts related to film and television has confirmed that they have removed a sweater worn by Bill Cosby from their core collection exhibition in Astoria Queens.
August 12, 2015

Famous Comedians Handle Hecklers

Comedy fans at digg.com put together this compilation of some of our most famous comics putting down hecklers.
August 3, 2015

Colin Quinn’s Unconstitutional is Coming to Netflix

Colin Quinn's Unconstitutional is coming to Netflix!
August 2, 2015

Rivers, Carlin, Ramis and Berle Help Break Ground for New Comedy Center

Joan Rivers, George Carlin, Harold Ramis and Milton Berle are no longer with us, but their children and family members, Melissa Rivers, Kelly Carlin, Julian Ramis and Marshall Berle (who is actually the nephew of the late great comedian), grabbed ceremonial shovels and helped to break ground for the construction of a new National Comedy Center in Jamestown New York on Saturday, according to wgrz.
July 25, 2015

Andy Kindler Takes on Jerry Seinfeld in His Annual State of the Industry Address

Dr. Jonathan Katz intro'ed his friend Andy Kindler's annual State of the Industry Speech. Kindler's been taking on the industry's sacred cows for nearly 20 years at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and it's always a major event.
July 23, 2015

Jerry Seinfeld, David Letterman Pull Endorsements From Bill Cosby Book

A Cosby biography entitled Cosby: His Life and Times came out last year and got book jacket love from comedy admirers and A Listers like Billy Crystal, Dave Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld. Now Dave and Jerry want off the cover since they found out the Cos was so rapey.
June 21, 2015

Bill Maher Takes On a College Student Over Seinfeld PC Debate

This week on Real Time with Bill Maher, the topic turned once again to Seinfeld's now infamous commentary on college campuses being too PC, and Maher took a young college student to task for his opinions on the matter. The student who had written an "open letter" to Jerry Seinfeld that was published by Huffington Post. Bill Maher, in turn, called the young writer a "little shit" and composed his own open letter back.