December 23, 2016

The Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

Scandals and controversies make the internet go round and comedy was full of both this year. We picked the top ten most unforgettable incidents that everyone […]
December 6, 2016

Women Dominate the Comedy Album Grammy Nominations

The Grammy Nominations are in, and for the first time ever in the history of the Grammy Awards, three women have been nominated for Best Comedy […]
October 31, 2016

Mitch Hedberg Documentary to Air on SiriusXM Monday

Mitch Hedberg fans, in fact all comedy fans, clear your afternoon. SiriusXM is airing a brand new over-two-hour special programming event on Monday, October 31, honoring […]
August 25, 2016

Live Animated Stand Up Show Draws Comedy’s Finest

It’s been four years since Sam Varela and Brandie Posey launched Picture This! and now the show runs regularly in four cities, tours some of the […]
April 21, 2016

Jerry Seinfeld Will Referee a Do-Over For Margaret Cho at NJ Comedy Club

TMZ is reporting that the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, New Jersey — the scene of Margaret Cho’s disaster set last month — sent out an email to fans who had been in attendance that night to deliver some interesting news: Jerry Seinfeld would like to help Cho make it up to them.
March 31, 2016

World Premiere of Bill Hicks Rant in E-Minor: Variations Will Air on SiriusXM’s Comedy Greats Channel

This Friday April 1, SiriusXM will air the world premiere of an uncut original performance, Bill Hicks Rant in E-Minor: Variations on SiriusXM's Comedy Greats Channel. As part of the special event, Ron Bennington will host Bill Hicks: A Life in Comedy, an hour special featuring some of today's most important and admired comedians talking about why Bill Hicks was so important to comedy.
March 28, 2016

Stress Factory Promises Audience They Will Make It Up to Them, After Audience Walks Out During Margaret Cho Show

The Stress Factory released an official statement today after video of an incident at the club was posted on TMZ.com. TMZ had reported that a fight broke out during Margaret Cho's performance Saturday night and that many patrons left the club after Cho got a little heavy into some sensitive topics include rape. Cho, who is a victim of childhood rape herself, blamed jetlag for the incident which was partially recorded on video by an audience member.
March 28, 2016

Margaret Cho Rape Jokes Ignite Fights at NJ Club

TMZ is reporting that Margaret Cho's set on Saturday Night in New Jersey caused fights and walked a lot of the crowd. Reportedly Cho went on a tear about rape and being a rape victim and complained about white people having it so easy.
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 18, 2015

Margaret Cho Announced As New Co-host Of Fashion Police!

After Margret Cho's big announcement for her new series with Amazon, the E! network has made an announcement of their their own; Margret Cho will be joining the panel as a cohost for Fashion Police.
December 15, 2015

Margaret Cho Pot Series in the Works with Amazon

It's been ten years since Margaret Cho had a tv show, but she's about to change that. Cho is gonna be hiiiiigh-in' with a brand new pot series in production with Amazon studios. Cho will executive produce and star in the hour long comedy-drama hybrid (or high-brid) titled Highland.
November 3, 2015

Margaret Cho is Using Comedy to Try to Change the World

She’s got adoptable dogs for her opening act, because she wants to save dogs, and that’s just the beginning. Margaret Cho told Stephen Colbert last night […]
October 30, 2015

Margaret Cho Defends Sex Workers, Shares Her Own Sex Worker Past With Her Fans

Margaret Cho has been an outspoken advocate for so many groups. Never one to shy away from an unpopular cause, yesterday Cho took to twitter to speak out on behalf of sex workers, revealing that she herself worked in the sex industry before becoming well known as a comedian.
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
July 26, 2015

The Party Scene at Just For Laughs, Dan Perlman Wins Big and More From Up North At the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

Jeffrey Gurian continues to Jump Around up north to cover the last few days of the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival.  Jeffrey joined our site as […]
July 25, 2015

Pete Holmes Elevator Talk Show, Red Carpet Shows and No-Shows and More From Montreal

Jeffrey Gurian continues to Jump Around up north to cover the last few days of the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival.  Jeffrey joined our site as […]
July 3, 2015

Chappelle Adds 9th JFL Show Plus Gala Lineups Announced for Montreal

Just a few weeks ago when Dave Chappelle added a seventh show to his Montreal Just For Laughs run, it seemed like a big deal, but […]
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 […]
June 12, 2015

Lady Parts Justice Hosting Celebrity Comedy Carnival This Weekend In NYC

Someone's got to stand up for Lady Parts and it may as well be oustpoken comedian, writer and activist Lizz Winstead. Lizz believes in reproductive justice-- which means affordable access to birth control, abortion care, and reproductive rights for all women. Lizz stands by her beliefs 100% and that's why she formed Lady Parts Justice. This Sunday, June 14, Lizz and the team at LPJ will be holding their first annual LPJ fundraiser-- the Grown Ass Carnival, and an Evening of Sex Stories all taking place in Long Island City at the Creek and the Cave Comedy Club.
May 5, 2015

Mike Myers To Make First Appearance Ever at Just For Laughs 2015 Plus Dozens of Other Names Announced

In July, the comedy world heads to Montreal. It's the 33rd annual Just For Laughs Festival.
February 20, 2015

New Documentary Focuses On Comedian’s Struggles And Doubts

Tom McCaffrey's new documentary hopes to answer the question that a lot of people working to make it in comedy ask, "Why am I doing this!?"
February 1, 2015

My Three Hours With Brian Volk-Weiss, President of Comedy Dynamics

Jeffrey Gurian is a comedian and writer in New York City. He spent the day with Brian Volk-Weiss, president of Comedy Dynamics. The interview has been reproduced in its entirety below.
January 22, 2015

Around the Industry This Week in Comedy, News from Louis C.K., Rachel Feinstein, Margaret Cho and more…

The stories and news people talk about around the industry when the club closes and they’re sitting at the bar….
January 10, 2015

Christopher Lloyd, Casts of Veep, and Silicon Valley Added to SF Sketchfest

Part of the annual tradition of San Francisco Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest is honoring great names in comedy. The 14th annual SF Sketchfest continues that this year by bringing Christopher Lloyd, Penn & Teller and the HBO comedy "Veep" to San Francisco and giving them their due.
December 18, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Thursday December 18: Stephen Colbert’s Final Colbert Report and More

It's the final episode of the Colbert Report!
December 13, 2014

Margaret Cho Gets Sex Talk Show

Margaret Cho has been added as a host on the new TLC late night talk show, "All About Sex".
December 12, 2014

2015 SF SketchFest Will Honor This Is Spinal Tap

The San Francisco Comedy Festival returns in early 2015 with over 200 shows.