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 […]
December 19, 2016

Tom Papa at Gotham, RoastMasters Says Goodbye to Their Producer, Mark Normand Shares His NYE Plans 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 […]
December 15, 2016

Up Next…Mike Lawrence. A Look Through the Lens in New York Comedy

This week we add Mike Lawrence to our Up Next series, just as he is about to pack up his New York life and head west. […]
November 7, 2016

What’s Your F#@ing Deal?! Announces Killer Season Two Line Up

Big Jay Oakerson’s hit series is back for a second season at Seeso, with ten tapings planned for the week of November 6, 2016. Do not […]
August 3, 2016

Michael Ian Black Pits Comic Against Comic to Debate the Most Unimportant Issues of Our Time

For those of you who didn’t grab tickets to the tapings on 106 and Park back in May, this is your first chance to get a […]
July 30, 2016

Roast Battle Continues: The Semi Finals Get Serious

Good stand up comedy is 50% writing and 50% performance. Unfortunately, most television is 90% appearance and 10% any form of talent. So most of the […]
July 14, 2016

Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman Will Judge JFL Roast Battle

Roast Battles have quickly become a mainstay of the New York comedy scene and, more recently, the club circuit nationwide. Last year, that trend made its […]
June 5, 2016

Skankfest Promises to Be A Very Different Kind of Comedy Festival

Skankfest is not your typical comedy festival.
February 29, 2016

Comedians React To Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue

Last night while the world was watching the 88th Annual Academy Awards, we had our eye on what comedians thought of the ceremony and Chris Rock's monologue in particular.
February 5, 2016

Hey Comics! Here’s How To Get More Compliments After a Set

New York comic Eli Sairs runs a free comedy show called Wildcats with Joel Walkowski and Jeff Wesselschmidt every second Friday of the month at 8 pm […]
December 3, 2015

Caught in the Act: It’s Mike Lawrence vs British Tourists and Mike Lawrence Wins

Each week, Amy will share one moment in New York Comedy that you need to know about. For her column debut, Amy shared a moment from The Bitter End. This week, Amy watched Mike Lawrence really handle some Brits at New York Comedy Club. Amy’s column appears every Thursday. Catch it to find out what you missed and why you shoulda been there.
October 22, 2015

Inside Amy Schumer S4 Writers Announced and Look Who Got a Promotion!

Now that Amy Schumer has gone Hollywood with a big movie salary a book deal, and press up the wazoo is she too cool for her own show? Absolutely not.
October 12, 2015

Comedians on Late Night TV: Week of October 12, 2015

Conan's in reruns while he is filming in Armenia, but everyone else is live. There are a lot of late night shows these days and some of them like to bring on comedians. You can keep an eye on who is going to guest on your favorite shows, right here.
September 8, 2015

Aaron Berg: Is He a Rowdy Scumbag or a Comedy Kitten?

Aaron Berg is one of the most fun comedians you can see live in New York City. The Canadian-born Jew with giant muscles and a shaved head often jokes, “I know I don’t look Jewish, I look like I eat Jews for breakfast mixed with creatine powder,” before ripping into a set filled with raunchy filth, outrageous audience interactions, and some very intelligent observations.
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 […]
April 27, 2015

Funny People Eat Too! Comedians Pick The Best Food They Ate In Austin, Texas During Moontower

Fans go to Moontower Comedy Festival for plenty of reasons the main one being to see great comedy. Why do the comedians go to Moontower? They all have their reasons but the local cuisine is definitely going to be in the top 3 reasons. So we asked six comedians- what's the best thing you ate while in Austin for the Moontower Comedy Festival?
April 27, 2015

Jerry Seinfeld Pops In, Jordan Rock Making Moves, An Andy Dick Update, Amy Sedaris Spotting and News from the “Guys We F***ed” Podcast

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 reports from Comedy Juice, New York Comedy Club, The HiFi Lounge, Carolines, The Comedy Strip and more!
April 24, 2015

Moontower Update: 7 Comedians Tell Us Who They’re Excited to See at the Moontower Comedy Festival

Moontower Comedy Festival is not just a chance for fans to see their favorite stand up comedians, it's also a chance for comedians to see their friends, and watch other comics they admire. Amy Hawthorne asked seven comedians, "Who are you most excited to see here - either personally or onstage?"
April 13, 2015

Comedians On Late Night TV Monday April 13: Chris D’Elia, Mike Lawrence, Guy Braun and More

A new week in late night comedy is underway.
April 6, 2015

Mark Normand Is Very Busy, Harland Williams Visits New York and Oxygen Launches Funny Girls

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 reports from Comedy Juice, and the Oxygen Red Carpet....
March 17, 2015

This Week Around the Industry in Comedy News From Jimmy Pardo, Judah Friedlander, Kayvan Khalatbari, MTV2, Sarah Silverman and More

We talk with people in the business of comedy all over the country and find out what's happening, what's happened, and what's coming up soon. This week Jimmy Pardo is celebrating 500 episodes, Judah Friedlander tells us about an upcoming cameo, Kayvan Khalatbari is running for office, and what's new on MTV2.
March 9, 2015

Craig Ferguson Records New Special at Town Hall, Just for Laughs Auditions in New York 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 reports from The Stand, Town Hall, Gotham Comedy Club, and more…
February 23, 2015

Cipha Sounds Signs With Jay Z, Catching Up with John Witherspoon, and Big Jay Heads to LA

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 reports from The Stand, Gotham Comedy Live and Carolines on Broadway!
February 8, 2015

Comedy In Chicago is Stronger Than Ever: Your Guide to What, Where and When in the Second City

If you are a stand-up comedy fan that's new to Chicago, or just visiting or considering visiting, this is the guide that has you covered. Chicago has one of the best scenes in the country with great stand-up show seven days a week that includes open mics, major clubs with national headliners, and strong local acts just about to break.
January 20, 2015

Maria Bamford, Todd Barry, T.J. Miller, Pete Holmes and More to Headline Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest

The Moontower Comedy and Oddity Fest is returning to Austin, Texas for its 4th year!
December 17, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Wednesday December 17: Franco & Rogen, Jason Schwartzman, Mike Lawrence, Michael Keaton and More

Fallon hosts Kim Jong Un's worst nightmare and a TV icon helps Craig Ferguson say goodbye.
December 14, 2014

Maui Comedy Festival Returns For A Second Year In 2015

The Maui Comedy Festival in Hawaii was such a big success in 2014, it's getting a second year. The comedy festival held in 6 different venues around Lahaina is coming back Halloween weekend, Thursday, October 29th through Sunday, November 1st, 2015.