April 23, 2018

The World Champ, Judah Friedlander Announces 2020 Presidential Bid at The Moontower Comedy Festival!

Judah Friedlander announced his 2020 candidacy at his Presidential Press Conference with Ron Bennington and it was definitely a party! The room was completely decked out with balloons, […]
April 16, 2018

Judah Friedlander’s Holding a Big Press Conference at Moontower!

You don’t want to miss this gigantic one of a kind event at Moontower! Ron Bennington will sit down with comedian, actor, martial arts expert, ping […]
January 3, 2018

2017 Comedy Awards! Here Are Your Winners (As Voted For By You!) For the Fourth Annual Comedy Awards

Best of Everything in Comedy 2017 as Chosen by You Well 2017 was a shitty year but there was some great great comedy.  Before we start […]
December 22, 2017

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2017

The very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can be performed. […]
December 19, 2017

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2017! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of EVERYTHING funny in 2017 continues with the 10 best stand up comedy specials released this year. This year, the number of comedy specials […]
December 18, 2017

The Ten Best Stand Up Comedians of 2017! Vote For #1

2017 Stand Up Comedian of the Year It’s the end of our fourth year covering all the greatest comedy happening in the United States and around […]
October 31, 2017

World Champion Judah Friedlander Made an 84 Minute Comedy Special in 15 Minute Increments, and It’s Outstanding; Here’s How He Did It

Watch Judah Friedlander: America is the Greatest Country in the United States on Netflix Now. Despite being considered one of the best in the game, Judah […]
October 20, 2017

Judah Friedlander’s Netflix Special Gives a Look Inside the World Champ’s New Doc-Special

Stand-up comedian Judah Friedlander challenges the idea of “American Exceptionalism” in his debut Netflix Original stand-up comedy special. Titled, “Judah Friedlander: America is the Greatest Country […]
October 16, 2017

Judah Friedlander Will Guest on Ron Bennington’s Unmasked in NYC

Comedian, actor, author, illustrator, and World Champion Judah Friedlander will join Ron Bennington to tape the next episode of Bennington’s epic series, Unmasked. Friedlander will be talking about […]
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 […]
December 14, 2016

The Hippest and Hottest Holiday Party in Town Coming to IFC

Earlier this month, Joe’s Pub in New York City hosted the hippest holiday party in town. The legendary club was packed to the limits as lucky […]
December 7, 2016

Bobby Moynihan, Judah Friedlander and Sasheer Zamata Name Their Favorite Holiday Specials

Nickelodeon is premiering its first ever hour long animated Christmas special this Friday and we talked to the movie’s stars. Judah Friedlander, Sasheer Zamata, and Bobby […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 3, 2016

Michael Ian Black Pits Comic Against Comic to Debate the Most Unimportant Issues of Our Time

For those of you who didn’t grab tickets to the tapings on 106 and Park back in May, this is your first chance to get a […]
June 27, 2016

Del Close Marathon Brings Celebs To New York, T.J. Miller in Town Filming Crashing and More News From NYC 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 […]
May 6, 2016

Your Favorite Comics Will Debate Inane Issues on Michael Ian Black’s Debate Wars

NBCUniversal announced today that they will continue to expand the programming for their comedy streaming service, Seeso, with the addition of their new show,
April 27, 2016

Wet Hot American Summer 10 Years Later Coming to Netflix

Netflix has announced that the iconic classic cult hit movie Wet Hot American Summer will spawn yet another offspring. Netflix has picked up an eight episode season of Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later.
March 31, 2016

World Premiere of Bill Hicks Rant in E-Minor: Variations Will Air on SiriusXM’s Comedy Greats Channel

This Friday April 1, SiriusXM will air the world premiere of an uncut original performance, Bill Hicks Rant in E-Minor: Variations on SiriusXM's Comedy Greats Channel. As part of the special event, Ron Bennington will host Bill Hicks: A Life in Comedy, an hour special featuring some of today's most important and admired comedians talking about why Bill Hicks was so important to comedy.
March 13, 2016

Judah Friedlander Teams Up With Another Champion To Share Trade Secrets

A recent New York Times profile has shone a light on something that not everyone knows about World Champion Judah Friedlander– his ping pong game is […]
February 22, 2016

New York Comics Doing a Ted Talk, Krystyna Hutchinson Throws a Birthday Party Plus News From Adam Ferrara, Emma Willmann 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, and New York Comedy Club.
January 5, 2016

Does Size Matter in Comedy? What Makes a Great Comedy Room

Any time you hang out with a group of comedians, they will inevitably start talking about which rooms they love. The mere mention of a beloved performance space will make the most sardonic of headliners light up and earnestly exclaim “that is a GREAT room, I love playing there” What makes these rooms so great?
December 30, 2015

Here’s the Photo of a World Famous Comedian’s Cameo in Star Wars (Minor Spoiler Alert)

There's no plot point being given away here, but in case you just like to discover EVERYTHING by yourself, you've been warned. Of course by now it's too late you've already seen the photo.
December 21, 2015

The Top Ten Comedy Books of 2015! Vote!

2015 was an amazing year for comedy, and a really strong year for books authored by comedians. These ten comedians managed to find time to each write a book despite having busy full time comedy careers. The books range the gamut in subject matter, from autobiographical, to historical, artistic and creative, and even illustrated. We picked ten of the best books of the year to highlight, and now we need you to vote, on who had the #1 book.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
November 29, 2015

SF Sketchfest Killer Lineup Includes Tribute to Waiting For Guffman

Tickets are on sale now for the legendary San Francisco Sketchfest which includes plenty of sketch and much much more. This year's events has more highlights than lowlights and an impossibly long list of too cool events but none more exciting than the "Waiting for Guffman" Reunion and screening with Bob Balaban, Christopher Guest, Parker Pose and Fred Willard.
November 25, 2015

Judah Friedlander Shares His New Strategy For Trees and More on Late Night

Tuesday on Late Night, World Champion Judah Friedlander showed off his less competitive side, sharing some of his drawings from his new book, If the Raindrops United. He has some some brilliant ideas for trees. Let's make this happen.