February 22, 2018

Trailer Shows a Glimpse Inside Judd Apatow’s New Garry Shandling Doc

Garry Shandling was the most important mentor Judd Apatow had for 25 years. That’s how the trailer for Apatow’s new documentary about his pal Garry opens. […]
October 17, 2017

Just for Laughs Filmed a VR Comedy Series With Judd Apatow, Jim Norton, Trevor Noah and Other Big Comedy Stars

Today Just for Laughs announced that earlier this summer while they were running the world’s biggest comedy festival, they were also collaborating with Felix & Paul […]
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 […]
February 1, 2017

Chris Gethard Career Suicide No Longer Just for New Yorkers

  Back in October, we wrote about how much we loved Chris Gethard’s one man show in New York City (Review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide, A […]
January 25, 2017

Pete Holmes, Judd Apatow, and Artie Lange Bringing the Crashing Comedy Tour to Four Cities

Taking a page from Judd Apatow’s hit movie Trainwreck, the principal comedians of the upcoming HBO series Crashing will embark on a four city tour throughout […]
January 24, 2017

Kumail Nanjiani Comedy Grabs Biggest Deal So Far at Sundance

What’s the biggest deal coming out of this year’s Sundance (so far)? An autobiographical comedy called The Big Sick, written by husband and wife team of […]
December 21, 2016

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2016

  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 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 22, 2016

Check Out the First Clip From Crashing, Pete Holmes New HBO Series

We’ve been excited about HBO’s Crashing ever since we first heard about it early last fall. A series about stand up comedy in New York, starring […]
August 4, 2016

Mike Birbiglia Pissed Over MPAA ‘R’ Rating

  4 Suicide Squad, the DC comic-based blockbuster about a team of anti-heroes and super-villains tasked with killing bad guys in the name of good, has […]
July 28, 2016

Roast Battle Premieres Tonight: Meet 3 Characters You Will Fall in Love With

Wednesday night in Montreal at the Just for Laughs Festival, Comedy Central pulled into town to transform Los Angeles’ Roast Battle into a big network event. […]
July 18, 2016

Apatow to Receive Generation Award at Montreal Just for Laughs Fest

Writer, director and producer Judd Apatow will be the second person ever to receive the Just for Laughs Generation Award this year at the prestigious Montreal comedy festival.
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 […]
June 12, 2016

Eddie Vedder Joins Apatow On Stage For Garry Shandling Tribute At Bonnaroo

Comedy tents at musical festivals can bring big surprises and Saturday night Bonnaroo delivered with a big one. Eddie Vedder joined Judd Apatow on Saturday night […]
May 17, 2016

Judd Apatow: Obama Likes Depressing Movies

Judd Apatow found out recently that Obama has seen his movie "Funny People" and that he and Michelle love "depressing movies."
May 16, 2016

Obama’s Favorite Apatow Movie, SNL Takes Over the Strip Plus News From Jay Pharoah, Mark Normand 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 […]
May 13, 2016

Judd Apatow Has a Bigfoot Moment, Snags a Rare Photo With Bearded Letterman

Judd Apatow shared a special photo on Late Night with Seth Meyers Thursday night.
May 9, 2016

Brad Garrett Plays Strip Poker with Esther Ku, Bobby Lee Shares a Message of Power, Plus News From Liz Miele and Dena Blizzard

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 Cutting Room and the New Stages Theater.
March 29, 2016

Friends Remember Garry Shandling with Traditional Sunday Basketball Game

Legendary comedian and actor Garry Shandling was a wealthy guy, but his wealth went well beyond his money. Shandling was a friend and mentor to countless comedians and actors in Hollywood, and those friends gathered one last time to remember Shandling on Sunday.
March 18, 2016

Julie Delpy’s Comedy Lolo is a Parent’s Nightmare

After two dramadies that fit the “independent film blueprint” (Two Days in New York and Two Days in Paris), Delpy went in a completely different direction with her new comedy Lolo …a farce about a couple who meet cute at a spa (Delpy and Danny Boon)…and the narcissistic psychopath of a son Lolo (Vincent Lacoste) who want to break them up to keep his mother all for himself. Its a French farce.
March 11, 2016

Coming Soon: Popstar Never Stop Never Stopping, The Lonely Island Trailer

Get the first look at the new Lonely Island movie, POPSTAR: Never Stop Popping.
February 25, 2016

SXSW Comedy Lineup Full of Big Names and Great Shows

Yesterday, SXSW Comedy announced the lineup of performers who are expected to take the stage at the annual music, film and interactive media festival in Austin, Texas.
February 24, 2016

Maria Bamford Announces Lady Dynamite Date and So Does Judd Apatow, Sarah Silverman, Tig Notaro and Maria’s Dad

That date is May 20th and the place is Netflix. If you are a regular reader of this website, odds are you know a thing or two about comedy. If you know a thing or two about comedy, you already know who Maria Bamford is. If you know Bamford, you might know about yesterday’s celebrity twitter storm around #ladydynamite.
February 18, 2016

Ryan Reynolds Was Kissing Mrs. Apatow But Only Had Eyes for Mister

Wednesday night on The Late Late Show Ryan Reynolds was sitting with Katie Holmes and Judd Apatow. He talked about a kissing scene with Leslie Mann, who of course is married to Judd Apatow.
February 17, 2016

Pee Wee’s Big Holiday Official Trailer is Here!

You saw the teaser, you've heard the hype. Now Netflix has released the official trailer for Pee Wee's Big Holiday from executive producer Judd Apatow.
February 9, 2016

Leslie Mann: Judd Apatow Had No Game

Leslie Mann told Seth Meyers that when Judd Apatow courted her 20 years ago, he had no game.
February 8, 2016

Judd Apatow is Back in NY, Plus News From Clayton English, Pete Lee and Chuck Nice

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.