May 2, 2019

Western New York’s Newest Comedy Club Opens Big; We Talked With Mark Ippolito About the Club’s Plan for the Future

Western New York’s newest comedy club, Comedy @ The Carlson in Rochester New York is a brand new 350 seat club that sits on the former […]
April 23, 2019

Comedy Store Documentary Coming to Showtime

Not long after cancelling the series based on the early years at the Comedy Store, Showtime Documentary Films announced a four-part documentary series that will chronicle […]
April 1, 2019

Jim Breuer Will Be the Debut Release on a New Comedy Label

Jim Serpico is starting a new comedy label and he’s recruited long time friend and collaborator Jim Breuer as his first release. Serpico is a name […]
February 23, 2019

Comedians Remember Brody Stevens With Broken Hearts

Comedian Brody Stevens died on Friday at the age of 48. TMZ reported that Stevens committed suicide in his Los Angeles home. Stevens had struggled with […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
January 16, 2019

Chris Distefano Isn’t Trying to Save the World in His New Comedy Central Special

Comedian and actor Chris Distefano is heading into 2019 strong. With his first hour standup special premiering, his popular TV series extended, and an overall deal […]
January 5, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: January 5, 2019

Saturday Night Live's run of Winter repeats rolls on with an SNL rerun tonight hosted by Liev Schreiber!
November 29, 2018

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Four years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put together the perfect Patrice O’Neal primer. Every […]
November 18, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie Visits the New York Comedy Festival 2018: That’s Offensive, a visit to the Cellar, Louis C.K. and more!

It was my first time attending the New York Comedy Festival and here are a few of my highlights: A panel with Ron Bennington, a private […]
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 […]