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 11, 2015

Jim Gaffigan and Jimmy Fallon Re-enact Ghost Pottery Scene

Jim Gaffigan has a lot of kids so Jimmy Fallon thought he would make a great "expert" on the subject of Holiday Toy Gift Giving Thursday night on the Tonight Show.
September 26, 2015

Jim Gaffigan Opens For the Pope in Philly With a Santa Claus Joke …

Jim Gaffigan had the once in a lifetime chance to open for the Pope in Philly, and  not even an appearance by the holy father could keep the Philly boo birds away. Don't worry Jim, Bill Burr's been there too.
September 21, 2015

Comedians on Late Night: Week of September 21, 2015

What do you do before you go to sleep? You watch a lil late night.  Here’s who to watch if you want to see comedy.  Warning, […]
September 21, 2015

SNL Castmembers Headline Gotham, Big News for Teachers Lounge, Taping With Rip Micheals and We Talked With SNL’s Newest Castmember

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 stopped at Gotham Comedy Live, The Stand and more!
September 15, 2015

Jim Gaffigan Gets Second Season, MSG Gig and He’s Performing for the Pope

Jim Gaffigan just keeps getting bigger.  He's getting a second season of The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land, he's performing at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2015, and he's going to perform for the leader of the Catholic world.
September 14, 2015

Comedians on Late Night Week of September 14, 2015

First full week back after the summer and all the shows are out of repeats.  Things are about to get interesting. Monday on Late Night Jim Gaffigan […]
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 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 5, 2015

Michael Ian Black *Gasp* is Getting Older?

Michael Ian Black has too much to promote. He went on the Late Show last night and talked about his role on the Jim Gaffigan Show, and the new Netflix prequel Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.
July 22, 2015

Ten Things I Learned on the Red Carpet for “Staten Island Summer”

Last night I got to go to my first red carpet event as a correspondent for The IBang, and it was a great time. The movie, Staten Island Summer is really funny, and it's the kind of movie you need to have at least one of every summer. The entire movie takes place in Staten Island, most of it at a pool club and it's one of those great summer party movies in the tradition of Caddyshack and Wet Hot American Summer.
July 10, 2015

Jeannie Gaffigan is the Smart One…and Jim Gaffigan Loves Breakfast Burritos

Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan have done what most people say they want to do, but few accomplish. They've created a hilariously funny television show about their lives and their family and they did it all exactly how they wanted to. The Jim Gaffigan Show premieres Wednesday July 15th on TV Land, and yesterday Jim and Jeannie sat down with SiriusXM's Ron Bennington in the world famous Carolines on Broadway Comedy Club, in front of a packed house to talk about how they pulled it all off. Their story is like a class on television 101, and any aspiring comedian or fan who just loves to go beyond the fourth wall will want to hear this hour from start to finish.
June 22, 2015

Jim Gaffigan and Jeannie Gaffigan Hour Live Talk With Ron Bennington Rescheduled

Comedian, writer, actor and producer Jim Gaffigan will be the guest on the next episode of Unmasked with host Ron Bennington. In his one hour series, Bennington interviews the biggest names in comedy about their craft, and their creativity in front of a live audience.
June 20, 2015

Jim Gaffigan Has Never Really Bombed

The Tonight Show likes to ask comedians, what was the worst you ever bombed. Jim Gaffigan says he never did
May 25, 2015

John Mulaney Recording a Special, Steve Buscemi Taping with Jim Gaffigan and News From Dan Soder, Joe List, Nick Vatterott 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 reports from The Soho Film Festival, Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, The Actor's Temple and More.
May 14, 2015

The Jim Gaffigan Show Sneak Peek Gets 500,000 Views in First 48 Hours

Today Jim Gaffigan and his wife Jeannie Gaffigan went live on Periscope to make a giant announcement and take questions from a giant super king sized bed. Jim and Jeannie announced that in the 48 hours since they put the first episode of their new show on JimGaffigan.com, they have had 500,000 visitors go to the site to check out the episode.
April 23, 2015

Jim Gaffigan Brilliant Graffiti or Brilliant Marketing!?

Walking through Times Square you get bombarded by more advertising than most people in other states see in their lifetime. There are some ads the size of buildings, and others the size of a tiny phone booth.
April 23, 2015

Jim Gaffigan’s Last Letterman Appearance

Last night on the Late Show with David Letterman Jim Gaffigan stopped by for his last Letterman appearance. They talked about the unlivable midwest,
April 21, 2015

Moontower Preview: Jonathan Katz, Still Finding Comedy in Odd Places (Interview)

He has a substandard poodle, he owns the domain name patheticmen.com, his groupies are middle aged jewish couples who invite him over for soup, he likes to find comedy in odd places, and he is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his show, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. The "he" in question, of course is stand up comedian Jonathan Katz.
April 18, 2015

Kevin Pollak’s Hit Doc ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ Looks at Comedy’s Dark Side (Interview)

Kevin Pollak's documentary Misery Loves Comedy may change the way you think about comedians. The 90 minute talking head style documentary doesn't attempt address the importance or the history of comedy like many comedy docs. Instead, director Kevin Pollak goes inside the sausage factory, to find out what draws some men and women to want to get on stage in front of a bunch of strangers, and try to make them laugh. We talked with the documentary's director, Kevin Pollak, about his vision for the film, what he learned from the experience, and what motivated some of the choices along the way.
March 16, 2015

Amy Schumer Hits Up Gotham Unannounced with Chris Rock, Janeane Garofalo in Gaffigan’s New Series, Lil Rel News and More From the NY Clubs

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 reports from Gotham Comedy Club.
March 13, 2015

Watch the Trailer for Kevin Pollak’s Misery Loves Comedy

Kevin Pollak has been doing stand up since he was a kid.
March 7, 2015

A Mother With an Autistic Son Explains Why You Should Give to the Night of Too Many Stars

Autism is a terrible word. It doesn’t roll off the tongue, it’s uncomfortable to say – both for the sound and the definition. And it affects […]
March 2, 2015

Big Jon Stewart News Plus, Major Celebrities Attend Colin Quinn’s Premiere Screening of Cop Show and The Night of Too Many Stars Has TOO MANY STARS!

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 reports from Colin Quinn's star studded premiere, the Night of Too Many Stars, Gotham and more...
February 20, 2015

New Documentary Focuses On Comedian’s Struggles And Doubts

Tom McCaffrey's new documentary hopes to answer the question that a lot of people working to make it in comedy ask, "Why am I doing this!?"
February 16, 2015

Gilbert Gottfried, John Oliver, Colin Quinn Represent at Benefit For Kids, Tom Arnold at GCL and Kevin Nealon Shares Stage with Jerry Springer

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 reports from The Stand, Gotham Comedy Live and Gilbert Gottfried's benefit for school kids.
February 9, 2015

Gaffigan, Gottfried, Oliver, Quinn and More Doing “Comedy For A Cause” To Benefit NYC School

This is a school fundraiser that beats out any PTA event your parents ever organized.