February 9, 2019

Comedy Bits: Sebastian Maniscalco, Woody Allen, Nick Stoller, Paul Feig, Stephen Merchant, and More

This in comedy news we covered Joe List and Byron Bowers doing late night sets, a new congressional push to recognize comedy, trailers from Kevin Hart […]
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 28, 2019

Amy Schumer’s Secret Sneakers?

Don’t look down, Page Six just broke a big story wide open, reporting that Amy Schumer has something to hide and its a pair of purple […]
January 24, 2019

Colin Quinn’s Red State Blue State Opens Officially on Minetta Lane (REVIEW)

Colin Quinn Shames Everyone in Red State Blue State Its not big surprise to say that Red State Blue State is a brilliant show- the kind […]
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 […]
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 21, 2018

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2018! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of EVERYTHING funny in 2018 continues with the 10 best stand up comedy specials released this year. This year Netflix continued to be the […]
November 29, 2018

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Four years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put together the perfect Patrice O’Neal primer. Every […]
November 20, 2018

Comedian Mary Radzinski Can Save You From the Nightmare of Small Talk This Thanksgiving or Anytime

Mary Radzinski is a Philadelphia based stand-up, writer, and comedian. She’s a regular feature at Helium, Goodnights, Cap City, and Punch Line comedy clubs. She’s opened […]
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 16, 2018

New York City’s Live Stand Up Comedy Calendar! Upcoming Shows for November 2018. Updated Daily.

Live Comedy in New York City This MONTH: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
November 5, 2018

NYC Comedy Celebrates Halloween, Plus, the Major Comedy Awards Show That Got Cancelled at the 11th Hour

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 […]
October 31, 2018

Comedy Cellar Announces Louis C.K. on Lineup, Two Women Protest

What was described in media reports as “protesters descending” on the Comedy Cellar was a bit of an exaggeration, but there was in fact, a small […]
October 25, 2018

Dan Soder and the Art of Being Reasonable: A Conversation on a Walk to a Wawa

Dan Soder discusses performing in Philadelphia, The Bonfire, and the art of just being reasonable. By Mick Taylor Any fan of stand-up comedy has been aware […]
October 17, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Ron Bennington and Jim Norton Performing Private Stand Up Event Just for SiriusXM Subscribers

Finally, SiriusXM is doing for comedy what it has been doing for music- creating incredible exclusive concert events. The satellite radio company has been putting on […]
October 15, 2018

5th Annual Bennington Thanksgiving Show Will Be Another Comedy Super Show

We are excited to announce we are working with SiriusXM to produce this year’s Bennington Family Thanksgiving Show at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York […]
September 10, 2018

Jerry Seinfeld, Cipha Sounds, Dan Soder, and More This Week

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 1, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Recapping the NY vs LA Stand Up Debate, Colin Quinn’s New Show, Scott Thompson’s School Shooting Story on the Benson Interruption and More JFL 2018 Highlights

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, […]
July 30, 2018

Jeffrey Gurian’s 2018 Just for Laughs Review!

It was that time again. For more than 25 years, every July I attend the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. I can’t get myself to […]
July 16, 2018

Just For Laughs Ticket Alert: LA vs NY Panel with Six Great Comics and Unmasked with Howie Mandel

Note: You must request tickets using the form below.  The show will not be accepting requests via Twitter for this Event Ron Bennington is taking Unmasked Back […]
July 16, 2018

The Best of Skankfest! Inside the Tough Crowd Reunion! Dice Returns! And News From Phoebe Robinson, Lisa Lampanelli, Erik Bergstrom 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 […]
July 10, 2018

Skankfest is This Weekend! Get a First Look at Some of the Shows and the Full List of Comedians

The biggest Skankfest yet kicks off this Friday and while a preliminary lineup has been announced, no word has yet been released of the shows people […]
June 25, 2018

Comedy Documentary Hits Soho Film Fest, Ardie Fuqua Back on Tour With Tracy, and Judy Gold Gets a Standing O

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 […]
June 4, 2018

The Rich Vos Roast is Coming!!! Watch the Trailer!

We called the Rich Vos Roast the comedy event of the year and yet most of you (and even a few of us) missed it. Taped […]
May 28, 2018

Summer Reading List 2018! Featuring 42 Comedy and Other Books

It’s time again for our annual summer reading list! 42 book recommendations to keep you busy on the road this summer whether you spend your free […]