December 21, 2017

Comedy’s Next Wave Records Giant Holiday Album for a Great Cause

The Comedy Holiday Album is this year’s gift that keeps giving. A killer crew of New York’s next great wave of comedians got together at NYC’s […]
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. […]
October 10, 2016

Converge Management Makes a Major Move, Christi Chiello Breaks Her Roast Losing Streak Plus News From Chris Distefano, Rich Vos, Pete Correale 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 […]
September 28, 2016

Mike Recine Performs Stand Up on Conan

  Mike Recine had a great set on Conan Tuesday night.  Mike explains why you can’t say no when your dog tells you to kill your […]
August 22, 2016

Get Up to Speed on the Half Hour Comedy Special Air Dates on Comedy Central

Every year, there are a few announcements we can’t wait to hear. Just for Laugh’s New Faces, and Variety’s 10 to Watch, are two of our […]
July 13, 2016

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

All photos Copyright Phil Provencio New York comedy photographer Phil Provencio photographed Brooklyn comedian Mike Recine, making his Recine Brothers sauce, in his Brooklyn apartment. Recine is […]
May 20, 2016

UP NEXT, Dan Soder. A Look Through The Lens At New York Comedy

Dan Soder is a name most Interrobang readers already know and love. If you don't, this is the perfect time to be figuring that out. Dan co-hosts a SiriusXM radio show - The Bonfire- that is growing bigger every day. He's co-starring on a hit Showtime series- Billions. He's written and starred in a Comedy Central digital series, Used People.
May 9, 2016

Joe Machi, Mike Recine, Emily Heller, Ramon Rivas and More Will Tape Half Hours For Comedy Central

This summer, some of our favorite young comics will be recording half hour specials with Comedy Central. We're very excited to see these 17 tremendous young talents getting the recognition and the opportunity to record their first specials.
April 4, 2016

Inside David Hasselhoff’s Headlining Set, Neko White Wins a Tourney Plus News From Jermaine Fowler, Carly Acquilino, Emma Willmann

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 22, 2016

New York Comics Doing a Ted Talk, Krystyna Hutchinson Throws a Birthday Party Plus News From Adam Ferrara, Emma Willmann 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 covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, and New York Comedy Club.
December 30, 2015

Top Ten Comedy Albums of 2015

Another great year for comedy albums, 2015 we picked two Grammy contenders this year-- Jay Mohr and Lisa Lampanelli-- for our Best of the Year list.
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.
November 20, 2015

Mike Recine’s Debut Album: Union Delegate Out Today and You Need to Order It

It's no secret we're giant fans of Mike Recine. He's one of the most original young comedians working in New York clubs right now. Today Recine releases his first album-- Union Delegate-- and its outstanding. Recine taped his special at New York Comedy Club this summer for a packed room, and it was a huge event with SNL's Colin Jost in the house to feature for him.
September 11, 2015

#Highlander 2015: There Can Be Only One Comedy Football Challenge

This year, SiriusXM’s Bennington Show and are teaming up to bring you the SECOND annual “Highlander: There Can Be Only ONE Comedian Football Challenge. It’s the toughest, the strongest and the winningest comedians competing in a fight-to-the-finish NFL Football Survivor Pool. They are fighting for pride, and to win a football signed by Rob Gronkowski. That's right, the Gronk Ball.
August 26, 2015

When Goodfellas Goes Comedy

Headliners deserve respect.  Even the new ones.  Don’t fuck with New York. Watch this amazing new video short filmed at The Stand in New York.  It’s […]
August 25, 2015

New Roastmasters Show Debuts In New York City

Tonight, The Stand Comedy Club in New York City debuts their own comedy roast show officially titled Brian Moses and Jeffrey Ross Presents The Roastmasters. This is no imitator show. Brian Moses is one of the creators of the original Roast Battle in Los Angeles and still runs the weekly show at the Belly Room.
August 20, 2015

Play the Trump Stump Game. Can You Guess Which Comedian Said Which Quote About Donald Trump

When we were up in Montreal, we asked a lot of questions and got a lot of answers. Everyone's favorite topic was Donald Trump that week, so we asked six comedians what they think of Donald T. Rump. We got seven answers. Can you match the answer with the comic who said the quote? Be careful, one of the comics had two answers, and we're not saying who. Good luck and good Trump to you all.
July 27, 2015

Our Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Photo Album

Our Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Photo Album
July 24, 2015

9 Comedians Tell Us Who They Want to See While They’re at Montreal’s Just For Laughs

This year we are up at Just For Laughs in Montreal mingling with all of the comedy greats and asking them plenty of questions. And the first question we asked is, while you're here performing in Montreal, whose shows are you most excited to see? We asked ten comedians-- Keith Robinson, Jeff Ross, Gilbert Gottfried, Mike Recine, Emma Wilmann, Kurt Braunohler, Faisal Butt, Mike Wilmot, Thomas Middleditch, and John Dore -- who are you going to see?
June 6, 2015

LA’s Original Roast Battle is Getting a Second Home in New York (Exclusive)

Seven months ago we declared Rell Battle and Brian Moses' Los Angeles Based "Roast Battle" comedy show to be the "biggest can't miss show in comedy" and now we're excited to announce Roast Battle is getting a permanent weekly home in New York City.
May 21, 2015

Mike Recine’s ‘A Dollar Short’ Is F*@$!#@ Funny

What happens when a wise guy is a great earner but he's not so good at math?
March 10, 2015

Who What Where Why and When With Mike Recine

Mike's comedy is so original, that it kind of defies description, and Mike thinks talking about stand up is pretty boring anyway, so when we got the chance to talk with Mike, we asked him five questions, about his cooking, his comedy, and his Italian grandma.
November 9, 2014

New York’s Funniest Contest Shows Off Amazing Young Talent, Picks a Winner

Yesterday the New York Comedy Festival hosted its annual New York's Funniest Contest at Carolines on Broadway and there was amazing talent to choose from. Chris DiStefano hosted a sold out house in the middle of Saturday afternoon as eleven young New York based comics took the stage. Caroline herself was in the house and presented the award of being New York's Funniest to Ricky Velez, from Queens New York, who was also the audience favorite.