October 26, 2015

Judd Apatow in NYC, Pete Holmes Crosses One Off His Bucket List, News From Judah Friedlander, Yamaneika and See Who Was At the Comedy Table 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 […]
October 21, 2015

Judah Friedlander Explains the World Championship

Trevor Noah brought Judah Friedlander onto The Daily Show last night to find out the answer to the big question: what are you the world championship of, and Judah explained. "Of the World."
October 20, 2015

Judah Friedlander, World Champion of the Single Panel Cartoon

Judah Friedlander is pretty amazing. Not only is he a brilliant comedian, karate world champion, and accomplished actor, but he’s a very thoughtful guy. When he’s not busy making people happy on stage and on screen, he’s often putting some serious consideration into the woes of those around him.
October 13, 2015

T Money is Back! Tracy Morgan Returns to Stand Up Stage at New York Comedy Cellar and The Stand

Tracy Morgan tweeted about his return to the stage last night at New York City’s infamous Comedy Cellar. He wrote “My first time on stage in […]
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 6, 2015

Before They Were Comics: Stand Up Comedians Talk About Their First ‘Straight’ Jobs Vol. 2 (Quiz)

It’s Labor Day Weekend! So we teamed up with our friends at SiriusXM’s flagship comedy show, Bennington, to put together a special on comedians first jobs. Everyone had some dumb job when they were still in high school. We got to hear twenty three of our comedy friends tell stories about the first jobs they ever had, and the stories are amazing.
September 4, 2015

Before They Were Comics: Stand Up Comedians Talk About Their First ‘Straight’ Jobs Vol. 1 (Quiz)

It’s Labor Day Weekend! So we teamed up with our friends at SiriusXM’s flagship comedy show, Bennington, to put together a special on comedians first jobs. Everyone had some dumb job when they were still in high school. We got to hear twenty three of our comedy friends tell stories about the first jobs they ever had, and the stories are amazing.
September 3, 2015

Comedy Cellar Owner Noam Dworman: Every Good Comic in the City is Working At the Cellar

Noam Dworman, owner of the infamous Comedy Cellar in New York City's west village, stopped by the Bennington show at SiriusXM last week. Dworman talked with hosts Ron Bennington and Gail Bennington about comedy in New York City, and particularly at The Cellar, a comedy institution.
August 13, 2015

New York Comedy Club Owners Open Second NYC Venue

Last Thursday night was the grand opening of New York City's newest club, The Standing Room in Queens New York. The new owners completely renovated the space, which formerly The Laughing Devil comedy club, and the result is a gorgeous, cozy space with a very modern clean look, wooden tables and chairs, and a beautiful bar where signature cocktails are "designed."
July 31, 2015

A Wet Hot American Contest to Win a Huge Wet Hot American Prize

Starting today and all this weekend, we are celebrating all things Camp Firewood and the Netflix release of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.
July 31, 2015

Between Two Summers: A Guide to The Stars of Wet Hot American Summer

Wet Hot American Summer was more than just a cult classic summer movie, it was also a career changer. Some of its stars, like mvie stars Bradley Cooper got their start in WHAS in 2001. Check out our guide to the stars of your favorite summer movie and what they've been doing since their first summer at Camp Firewood.
July 31, 2015

Wet Hot American Summer: FDOC is Here!

The wait is over.  Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is here.  Is it a movie in 8 parts? Is it a tv show?  Who cares!? Start binging campers.  And make sure you take a break to hydrate.  It's hot out there.
June 1, 2015

Richard Lewis Headlines Carolines, Gary Gulman Gets Ready for Conan, and Much More This Week in 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 visited Carolines on Broadway, The Stand, The Producer's Club and more.
May 23, 2015

Netflix Releases Wet Hot American Summer Prequel Pictures

Netflix finally released some stills from the prequel, officially signaling the start of summer comedy.
April 27, 2015

Judah Friedlander World Champion Smashes All Comers at Moontower Ping Pong

Who Has the Balls to Challenge the World Champion Judah Friedlander at Ping Pong?
April 9, 2015

Moontower Comedy Festival Must See Shows of 2015

MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITIES FESTIVAL is coming up this month, and once again its shaping up to be one of the best festivals of the year. Moontower, more than any other festival has the feeling of comedy summer camp. The venues are all close enough to walk to, the weather is pretty stunning, and there's great food all around you-- including some of the best bbq in the country. Plus there are parties every night, a giant Ping Pong tournament and walk in access to dozens of events, all with the company of somewhere around 100 of the country's funniest comedians
March 23, 2015

Kevin Hart Surprise Sets, Yannis Pappas Has New Web Series and Roy Wood Jr. and Kurt Metzger Both Working on Pilots and More This Week in New York 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 Comedy Juice, The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and more...
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 9, 2015

Craig Ferguson Records New Special at Town Hall, Just for Laughs Auditions in New York 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 Stand, Town Hall, Gotham Comedy Club, and more…
February 23, 2015

Cipha Sounds Signs With Jay Z, Catching Up with John Witherspoon, and Big Jay Heads to LA

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 Carolines on Broadway!
February 10, 2015

Comedians On Late Night TV Tuesday February 10: Judah Friedlander, Chris Elliott, Anthony Anderson, Aisha Tyler and More

Laughs are being delivered to late night television tonight.
January 28, 2015

The First Teaser For The “Wet Hot American Summer” Prequel Series Has Dropped

This will make you feel like it's '81 all over again or at least '01.
January 20, 2015

Maria Bamford, Todd Barry, T.J. Miller, Pete Holmes and More to Headline Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest

The Moontower Comedy and Oddity Fest is returning to Austin, Texas for its 4th year!
January 19, 2015

Sinbad in NYC, Ted Alexandro Gets Political at the Mixtape Show, the NY Comedy Club Crawl Recap 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 checked in from the NYC Comedy Club Crawl, Sinbad's killer show at Gotham and more.
January 11, 2015

5 Comedy Books That Can Help You Have a Shiny 2015

It’s a new year and time to convince yourself you have potential and are able to achieve so much more. Luckily you’re not in it alone. We’ve rounded up some comedy books that will help you get it together. These 5 books belong to a rare genre, comedy-slash-self-help, with one of them fresh off the presses last week. Here are 5 great comedy self help books, to hep get your New Year started on a high note.
January 5, 2015

Artie Lange’s New Podcast, Details on Wet Hot American Summer, Tammy Pescatelli Working on a Sitcom, and a Prestigious Club Sets a World Record

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. After missing two weeks to make some room for year end specials, this week, Jeffrey found out what's new with Janeane Garofalo, what Artie Lange has planned for his first podcast, the story behind Greer Barnes' new CD and a full report from the Metropolitan Club's 60 hour world record breaking show marathon.
December 11, 2014

Seth Rogen and James Franco Do a Run In on @midnight

As if Judah Friedlander, Brooks Whelan and Mamrie Hart weren't amazing enough guests for the Comedy Central late night game show, Chris Hardwick had his friends Seth Rogen and James Franco drop in to introduce a category.