February 5, 2016

The Funniest People on the Planet Make The Funniest Predictions in the Universe for Football’s Biggest Game of the Year: 2016 Edition

We are once again teaming up with the Bennington Show for Super Bowl Sunday to guarantee we are delivering the best comedy coverage of the biggest football game of the year. As part of that excitement, 29 of the funniest comedians on the planet made 28 of the funniest predictions in the Universe for the biggest sporting event in the United States, which we may or may not be able to refer to as (dun-dun dunnnnn) The Super Bowl. You can hear them on Bennington, or you can read and listen to them right here on The IBang. Let us know in the comments who you are picking and what score you are forseeing. Good luck, and as long as the Coconuts don't win, it will all be good.
January 21, 2016

Pete Holmes, Judd Apatow Pilot ‘Crashing’ Gets Picked Up to Series

HBO has picked up the Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes pilot to series and this might be the best comedy news all week.
January 19, 2016

Trailer! Pee Wee! New Movie! Apatow! Watch!

You know you're excited for this. We know we're excited for this.
January 18, 2016

The Trailer for Judd Apatow’s ‘Love’ is Here!

Judd Apatow's take on modern relationships is being billed as unflinching, hilarious and excruciatingly honest. Premiering on Netflix on February 19tth, the series is created, written and executive produced by Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin.
January 17, 2016

Judd Apatow Speech Kills at Critics Choice Awards

Apatow was up on stage Sunday night at the Critics Choice Awards to present a special award to Amy Schumer, and along the way took a minute to tell the Golden Globes to go fuck themselves.
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.
December 5, 2015

Which Cartoon Character Does Judd Apatow Most Relate To!?

New York Times’ Illustrated Interview is back, and this time Judd Apatow is at the drawing board. And in just one hot minute you learn plenty about the guy behind the comedy director with the midas touch. Like what you say? Well he juggles, has a weakness for cupcakes, and fears a certain brain surgeon. But if you want to find out what cartoon character Apatow most identifies with, and who his comedy idol is, you'll have to click play.
December 4, 2015

Michael Showalter Will Direct Kumail Nanjiani, Emily Gordon Penned Film

Judd Apatow will produce Kumail Nanjiani's Big Sick-- a film he co-wrote with his wife Emily V. Gordon based on real life events. Nanjiani will also star in the film, and Michael Showalter will direct.
November 23, 2015

Big Jay Oakerson and Pete Holmes Record for TV, Gotham Gets Charitable and More This Week in the NYC 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 checked out Gotham Comedy Club, The Bitter End, The Underground and so much more!
November 16, 2015

Oh Hello! and More Big News From the New York Comedy Festival Including Judd Apatow, The Tonight Show 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 New York Comedy Festival!
November 13, 2015

Judd Apatow on His Carnegie Hall Appearance: It May Not Be a Good Show

Thursday night on Colbert, Judd Apatow hung out with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show to promote his New York Comedy Festival show this Saturday night.
November 13, 2015

Judd Apatow Has Good Reasons to Vote for Ben Carson

Stephen Colbert helps you to journey deep into the mind of Judd Apatow. Not for comedic purposes, but to find out who he is voting for. Hopefully Apatow can inspire you to dig deep down inside you and ask yourself...have I stabbed someone? Then decide who you're voting for.
November 10, 2015

Enjoying the New York Comedy Festival: The Definitive Guide

We cover the country, but New York's our home, so it's an exciting week when the New York Comedy Festival comes around. It's unlike any other festival in the country. It's gigantic, but it's also decidedly unfestival-like because it's spread out through the entire city without a central focal point. Any week of the year there is a massive festival-worthy list of great comedy happening in New York City so by the time you add in a few extra headlining events, what you really have is a gigantic list of impossible choices and tough decisions.
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 16, 2015

A Comedy Album 30 Years in the Making Out Today

Friday comedy legend Wayne Federman debuts 'The Chronicles of Federman' on aspecialthing Records. This special release is 30 years in the making!
September 16, 2015

Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow Making a Comedy Pilot For HBO About Stand Up

Deadline is reporting that HBO has greenlit a comedy pilot about stand up comedy in New York City that will star Pete Holmes, with Pete Holmes […]
August 10, 2015

Bill Burr at MSG Plus Apatow, Leguizamo, Macdonald and More Giant Names Lined Up for Spectacular New York Comedy Festival

The New York Comedy Festival has announced their starting line up for 2015 and its pretty spectacular
August 2, 2015

TV’s Most Important Comedy Directors

In film, directors often receive more acclaim and recognition than the screenwriter. Yet in television, the reverse is true. So we thought we would highlight some of the most important directors in television comedy working today.
July 21, 2015

Adam Sandler Gives Big Time Love to Judd Apatow

Last night on the Tonight Show, former rommates Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler were on the show, and Adam said Judd has always been the sweetest, most loving, most giving guy. "We had no idea you were going to be become whatever the hell you are right now," Sandler said, but he's happy for him.
June 26, 2015

Amy Schumer Will Give Someone a Bad Lapdance. It Might Be You

Amy Schumer is promising a 'disappointing lap dance' to one very special person. We don't know who that person is, but it could be you.
June 23, 2015

Judd Apatow Says There Will be a Trainwreck Documentary

Last night on Conan Judd Apatow talked about what it was like directing a living sports legend, Lebron James, who costars in his upcoming movie, Trainwreck.
June 22, 2015

Comedians on Late Night Television Monday June 22: Chris Tucker, Judd Apatow, Sara Schaefer and More

Here are the comedians on late night on tonight.
June 17, 2015

Judd Apatow Explains His Anti Cosby Crusade

Last night Judd Apatow was on Late Night with Seth Meyers to promote his new book, "Sick in the Head." Apatow talked about directing Lebron James in his new movie, Trainwreck.
June 16, 2015

Look Behind the Scenes at the Trainwreck Comedy Tour

Okay so it's not a secret. It was filmed to be seen by as many people as possible. Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, and Mike Birbiglia are backstage at the Wilbur Theater, as the Trainwreck Tour gets rolling in Boston. Here's what you're missing if you don't have tickets.
June 16, 2015

Judd Apatow Has a Book Out Today, So He Talked About It With Jon Stewart

Last night on The Daily Show Judd Apatow stopped in to talk about his new book, which is in stores today. Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy has been in the works since Apatow was 15. Apatow has told stories for years about how when he was in high school, he wanted to learn about comedy so badly, that he used to trick publicists into setting up interviews with big comedians and writers by claiming he was actual press. Finally, all of us can read those interviews, because they're all in the book.
June 15, 2015

Comedians on Late Night Monday June 15: Judd Apatow, Tim Minchin and More

It’s Monday again and there’s a full week of late night coming down the pike.  Here’s what’s on tonight. Aziz Ansari on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon […]