September 18, 2017

The Stand Comedy Club Celebrates The Big 5!

Join us to help The Stand celebrate five years this Wednesday, September 20 with two all star shows! Get tickets here. It’s been five years since […]
May 25, 2017

32 Comedians Celebrate Red Nose Day; Get Your Own Red Nose to Help Children Everywhere

It’s the third annual Red Nose Day in the United States! Celebrate with us by going to your local Duane Reade store or Walgreens and spend […]
May 20, 2017

Dan Soder, Big Jay Oakerson, Nick Turner and Other Comedians Appear in New Indie Music Video

New York City indie rock band Frankly Benjamin released a brand new music video this week, filmed at The Creek and the Cave comedy club, and […]
January 21, 2017

Bennington Show Airs First of a Series of Breakthrough Artists

SiriusXM’s Ron Bennington and Gail Bennington released the first special in a series that will focus on breaking artists in comedy, airing performances from stand up […]
April 11, 2016

Watch Kurt Metzger Deliver a Shame Speech in the New Trailer for Comedy Knockout

Some of our favorite stand up comedy friends are going to be competing on a brand new truTV show- Comedy Knock Out this spring. Kurt Metzger, Jim Norton, Dave Hill, and Liza Treyger are just a few of the names we're excited to see go head to head with one liners, captions, and more.
March 17, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson’s ‘WYFD?!’ Premieres Thursday! Win a Signed Poster!

We've been excited waiting for the premiere of Big Jay Oakerson's new show What's Your Fucking Deal?! and we are just a day away from the world premiere. Oakerson created the concept for the series in the late late hours at New York's famed Comedy Cellar with co-host Ardie Fuqua and after touring the show around the country at clubs and festivals, it's now ready for broadcast.
February 29, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson Tapes His Special, Bill Burr Holds Court at The Stand, Dave Attell at Comedy Juice 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, The Comedy Cellar, and Webster Hall.
February 23, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson’s ‘What’s Your F@%king?!’ Deal Has a Trailer and It Looks Amazing

We've been excitedly following the progress of Big Jay Oakerson's new Seeso Series "What's Your Fucking Deal" since the first time we heard of it. When the show taped in Greenwich Village's "Village Underground" we were there, we premiered the first clip a few weeks ago, and now there's a full and freaking fantastic trailer to check out.
December 14, 2015

Tracy Morgan on Stage, Aida Rodriguez Has News and More News from the Runaway Hit ‘Oh Hello!’

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 was at the People's Improv Theater, The Stand, and The Cherry Lane Theater.
November 16, 2015

Oh Hello! and More Big News From the New York Comedy Festival Including Judd Apatow, The Tonight Show 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 New York Comedy Festival!
September 22, 2015

Derek Gaines Crazy Ass Bananas Off the Charts Interview About MTV’s Broke Ass Game Show

Derek Gaines stopped by Jeffrey Gurian’s crib to talk about Season 2 of MTV’s Broke Ass Game Show (BAGS), the day after he wrapped shooting the second season.
September 21, 2015

SNL Castmembers Headline Gotham, Big News for Teachers Lounge, Taping With Rip Micheals and We Talked With SNL’s Newest Castmember

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 stopped at Gotham Comedy Live, The Stand and more!
August 31, 2015

Roastmasters Debuts at The Stand, Big News From Ricky Velez, Chris Rock at The Cellar and More News from NY Comedy Clubs

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 stopped at Gotham Comedy Live, New York Comedy Club, The Stand, The Cellar, Stand Up NY, and more!
August 17, 2015

Comics Camp Out for NBC Auditions, Trevor Noah Drop In, Brent Morin Tapes His Special and More Comedy News From NYC

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 […]
August 17, 2015

Monroe Martin Performs Stand Up on The Tonight Show

Monroe Martin who was one of last year's top ten finalists on Last Comic Standing performed a killer stand up set on Fallon on Friday. You'll never look at Arizona Iced Tea the same way again.
July 16, 2015

7 Great Comedians (who aren’t white) Answer the Question “Is Amy Schumer Racist?”

Amy doesn’t need anybody to defend her, because she didn’t do anything wrong, but comics are basically truth seekers, and I was curious to get the reaction from some of the Latino and Black comics that are on the scene and see what they thought about the whole thing, especially because the Washington Post article said that only white people are laughing at Amy’s jokes.
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 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 9, 2015

Moontower Comedy Festival Must See Shows of 2015

MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITIES FESTIVAL is coming up this month, and once again its shaping up to be one of the best festivals of the year. Moontower, more than any other festival has the feeling of comedy summer camp. The venues are all close enough to walk to, the weather is pretty stunning, and there's great food all around you-- including some of the best bbq in the country. Plus there are parties every night, a giant Ping Pong tournament and walk in access to dozens of events, all with the company of somewhere around 100 of the country's funniest comedians
March 23, 2015

Kevin Hart Surprise Sets, Yannis Pappas Has New Web Series and Roy Wood Jr. and Kurt Metzger Both Working on Pilots and More This Week in New York Clubs

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, The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and more...
March 11, 2015

New MTV2 Game Show Joking Off Stars Host DeRay Davis, Liza Treyger, Matteo Lane and More

MTV2 premieres its new comedy competition show "Joking Off" on the perfect day, April 1st.
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!
January 19, 2015

Sinbad in NYC, Ted Alexandro Gets Political at the Mixtape Show, the NY Comedy Club Crawl Recap 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 checked in from the NYC Comedy Club Crawl, Sinbad's killer show at Gotham and more.
December 15, 2014

13 New Cast Members Coming to Guy Code! Matteo Lane, Fahim Anwar, Nina Agdal and More

You want to know who is going to be big in comedy? Watch who MTVu puts on Guy Code. Thirteen new comedians will be joining the cast.
December 1, 2014

Seth Herzog and Monroe Martin’s TV Gigs, Jen Kirkman is Thin, and Brad Williams Doesn’t Play By The Rules This Week in NYC Clubs

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 went to a Friar's Club Event, and saw Dave Attell, and Brad Williams. Plus find out where your comedy friends spent their Thanksgivings.
October 27, 2014

George Carlin Honored, Ardie Fuqua Talks About His Devastating Injuries, Jay Pharoah, Mel Brooks, Rick Newman, The Naked Show 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. In today’s column, we get an update on what comedian Ardie Fuqua has been dealing with since he was in a terrible car crash with Tracy Morgan this summer, plus news from the George Carlin Way dedication ceremony, what's Rick Newman doing these days, and a Mel Brooks update.
October 27, 2014

New York Comedy Festival Lineup 2014

The New York Comedy Festival is coming to town and New York is ready, planning FIVE spectacular days, over ONE HUNDRED shows, nearly TWO HUNDRED performers. Stay tuned for our Editors Picks and more names to be added as the New York Comedy Festival approaches.