April 24, 2019

The 5: Brian Volk Weiss Gives His Top 5 Kirk Quotes From Star Trek

Brian Brian Volk-Weiss founded Comedy Dynamics, the largest independent comedy production and distribution company in the country and has massive influence over the comedy you get […]
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 […]
October 1, 2018

Look at America’s First Shopping Mall

In 1956, the Southdale Shopping Center, located in Edina, Minnesota, opened its doors to the public as the first modern shopping mall with all of the […]
August 20, 2018

Kevin Smith Talks About His Heart Attack During Babble On Live Podcast in LA

  In their weekly podcast Hollywood Babble-On, Smith and Garman skewer pop culture Hollywood Babble-On is the perfect kind of Friday night show. To cap off […]
July 12, 2018

Kevin Smith Brings TV Series Hollyweed to Experimental Consumer Funded Network

Amazon Prime may have discontinued their audience-powered pilot program, but Rivit TV believes that the idea of letting the audience select what shows they want to […]
May 7, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of May 7, 2018

If you're a Melissa McCarthy fan, this week is for you in late night. The star of such Paul Feig comedies as Ghostbusters, Spy and Bridesmaids is making the rounds all week in late night television.
May 2, 2018

Weed Saved Kevin Smith’s Life

Tuesday night during an appearance on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show, Kevin Smith revealed that he believes smoking pot saved his life. Smith had a heart attack […]
April 30, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of April 30, 2018

As we move into the month of May, also known as a "Sweeps Month," it's a great time for late night television.
April 29, 2018

The Mexican Avengers

So what if all the Avengers were Mexican and why didn’t anyone pay attention to Kevin Smith and his comic book friends talk about this every […]
March 19, 2018

In the Clubs this Week, Q Back at the Friars Club, Plus News From Jim Mendrinos, Q, Bryan Johnson, Brett Davis 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 […]
February 28, 2018

Twitter Mad At Chris Pratt For Offering Prayers To Kevin Smith

Chris Pratt tweeted offering thoughts and prayers after hearing that Kevin Smith had a massive heart attack. The people of Twitter jumped on these Tweets, attacking […]
February 26, 2018

Kevin Smith Suffers Massive Heart Attack While Taping Comedy Special

Actor, directors, screenwriter, podcaster and comedian Kevin Smith is in the hospital recovering from a massive heart attack. Smith announced the news with a tweet and […]
January 23, 2018

Storytelling Series This is Not Happening Finally Gets a Return Date and a Trailer, With New Host, Roy Wood Jr.

Ari Shaffir’s former storytelling series, This is Not Happening, was the talk of the comedy world last summer when word leaked out that Shaffir was no […]
January 11, 2018

Guide to NYC Live Comedy This Week: January 11 – 16, 2018

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
November 1, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy Shows This Week: November 2 – November 8, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
October 18, 2017

TBS Teases Samantha Bee Q&A, New Series Screenings and More at New NYCF Comedy Hub

Next month’s New York Comedy Festival is looking like it’s going to be a great one. Jim Norton, Tim Dillon, Jeff Ross, Judy Gold, Ms. Pat, […]
September 28, 2017

New York Comedy Festival Releases Schedule 40 More Club Shows

Last month, the folks behind the New York Comedy Festival released the initial lineup for this year’s event, taking place from November 7th – November 12th. […]
August 31, 2017

The Filtered Excellence: August 31, 2017

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
August 16, 2017

8 Great Canadian Comedies to Add to Your Comedy Watchlist

This list is composed of comedies set in Canada about Canadian culture that everyone should see. Some are new, but they are all instant classics. Canadian […]
August 7, 2017

14th Annual New York Comedy Festival Releases Initial Line Up

  Organizers of the 14th annual New York Comedy Festival have released the initial schedule for this year’s event, and it is absolutely jam-packed with killer […]
June 3, 2017

Ari Shaffir No Longer Hosting Ari Shaffir’s This is Not Happening

This Is Not Happening, the Comedy Central storytelling show created and hosted by comedian Ari Shaffir, now has a new host: Roy Wood Jr. The comic, […]
May 31, 2017

Summer Reading List 2017! Featuring 42 Comedy and Other Books

Every year we put out a summer reading list of 42 book recommendations to keep you busy by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, or […]
May 21, 2017

Sasheer Zamata Leaving SNL

With this weekend’s finale of season 42 of Saturday Night Live, the show said goodbye to two longtime cast members: Bobby Moynihan and Vanessa Bayer, who […]
April 3, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of April 3, 2017

Who’s on Late Night Tonight in Comedy? Tired of all the political drama going on in the country? Sad that March Madness is coming to end? […]
February 10, 2017

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot is Happening, Mallrats 2 and Clerks 3 are Out!

Kevin Smith, director of such cult classics as Clerks, Dogma, Mallrats and the Jay and Silent Bob series has announced via Facebook that he has written […]
January 26, 2017

Live Comedy Shows in New York City: January 26 – February 1, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
December 27, 2016

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2016

It was a big year for comedy news in 2016 with news both good and bad– the loss of some legends of comedy in the fields of […]