October 25, 2018

Bill Hicks Bio Will Be a Richard Linklater Film

The long awaited Bill Hicks biopic is coming and will be in the capable hands of Richard Linklater. Linklater will write and direct the film- as […]
September 25, 2018

Dave Attell, Pete Holmes, Tracy Morgan, Scott Thompson and More Will Guest on The Simpsons This Year

This Simpsons are getting ready to return for a record breaking 30th season on September 30th with their annual Treehouse of Horror lead-off episode. There’s a […]
September 13, 2018

NY Comedy Fest Will Open With the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes Celebrity Studded Super Show

Top comedians and musical artists will unite for the 12th annual Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH) event at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Monday, […]
September 13, 2018

In the New Comedy Studio, Comedy Nerd Rick Jenkins Builds His Dream Clubhouse

“The community is very excited about it, but I don’t think they have a clue of how great it’s going to be.” Back in May, this […]
September 10, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of September 10, 2018

This week in late night starts on a fantastic note with the Tonight Show on Monday. Sam Morril is no stranger to late night television.
September 3, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of September 3, 2018

Our late night talk show hosts are revving up to get ready for their fall seasons where they start to welcome guests from all the new sitcoms and the fall movie season.
September 1, 2018

Boston Comedy Festival Has Chip Chipperson, Gary Gulman and Ophira Eisenberg This Year

2018 is promising to be an amazing year for the Boston Comedy festival once again. Last year’s festival honored two of our favorite comedians- Barry Crimmins […]
August 27, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of August 27, 2018

It's the work week leading into Labor Day, so our late night talk show hosts are following the normal schedule just like the rest of the work force in this country and taking this week off.
August 15, 2018

Dr. Katz Remembers Antz, Clown and the One Comedian He Absolutely Had to Have on His New Audiobook

For the past 23 years Jonathan Katz and his character Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist have brought over 100 of the greatest comedic minds into his office […]
August 6, 2018

New York Comedy Festival 2018 Bigger Than Ever This Year

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HEADLINERS FESTIVAL WILL EXPAND TO SEVEN DAYS THIS YEAR TBS AND CONAN WILL PARTNER WITH THE FESTIVAL FOR ITS SECOND YEAR […]
July 30, 2018

Jeffrey Gurian’s 2018 Just for Laughs Review!

It was that time again. For more than 25 years, every July I attend the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. I can’t get myself to […]
July 28, 2018

Tiffany Haddish Teaches Us How to Mend a Broken Spirit, Dave Chappelle Talks Musical Influences, Howie Mandel Shares a Story About a Major Celebrity’s First JFL Performance and More From the Just for Laughs Red Carpet 2018!

Tiffany Haddish Teaches Us How to Mend a Broken Spirit, Dave Chappelle Talks Musical Influences, Howie Mandel Shares a Story About a Major Celebrity’s First JFL […]
June 11, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 11, 2018

It's an exciting week this summer in late night television. All of the hosts will be in their chairs and behind their desks and working this week with none of them on vacation.
February 15, 2018

The Tragedies and Triumphs of Self-Producing a Comedy Album

Will Abeles is an up and coming Brooklyn comedian who self-produced and released his debut comedy album, “Regrets of My Father” on iTunes, and it debuted […]
January 1, 2018

Comedians Give Their New Years Resolutions Plus Harrison Greenbaum, Pat Dixon, Kevin Brown and More

I dropped by Pat Dixon’s NYC Crime Report and ran into Joe DeVito with whom I had a very existential conversation, unusual between two comics waiting […]
December 21, 2017

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2017

A lot happened in comedy news in 2017- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing career deaths but […]
December 14, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy This Week: December 14 – December 20

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 30, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy This Week: November 30 – December 6

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 29, 2017

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Written By Earl Douglas with Andrew Fargnoli Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Three years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put […]
November 17, 2017

Aubrey Plaza, Kate Berlant, Joe LoTruglio, Join ‘Easy’ For Season 2 on Netflix; Watch the Trailer

A ton of comedy stars populated the Chicago based series Easy which premiered on Netflix last fall. Marc Maron, Aya Cash, Dave Franco, Hannibal Buress, Kate […]
November 17, 2017

Comedy Central Announces Tim Dillon, Mike Lawrence and More to Tape New Half Hours

Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… is the half hour special series that showcases young up and comedy comedy talents. The series has bounced around to different taping […]
November 9, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy Shows This Week: November 9 – November 15, 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 […]
November 8, 2017

Hannibal Buress, Nikki Glaser and More Bring the Laughs at Annual IMF Fundraiser

Each year since 2007, the International Myeloma Foundation has thrown a fundraising gala called the IMF Comedy Celebration to work towards a cure for Multiple Myeloma, […]
November 1, 2017

Comedians Make the Greatest Halloween Costumes: Happy Comedy Halloween

  Not every Halloween enthusiast just goes to the pop up store to buy a pair of ears. There’s more to Halloween than just being a […]
October 26, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy Shows This Week: October 26 – November 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 […]
October 9, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 9, 2017

Here's a couple of quick notes to be aware of during the upcoming week of late night talk show comedy fun. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and The Opposition with Jordan Klepper are both in reruns this week.
September 30, 2017

Two SNL Stars Open Up About Struggling with Mental Health Issues

  Pete Davidson and Darrell Hammond Open Up About Mental Health Struggles This past week, we learned that two well-known comics have been dealing with some […]