December 20, 2017

Ten Best Books Authored By a Comedian in 2017

Comedians can no longer be satisfied to just do comedy these days, they have to do it all whether its start a podcast, appear on everyone’s […]
September 23, 2017

Matt Braunger and Ms. Pat Headline Boston Comedy Festival, Disagree About Merits of Zumba

Somerville’s Arts at the Armory is a tough venue to describe. Somehow both cavernous and intimate, it defies most descriptions of its feel. But Matt Braunger […]
September 6, 2017

Beyond the Stage, Ms. Pat Shares Stories of Survival in “Rabbit”

Anyone who’s had the chance to see comedian and competitive Roast Battler, Ms. Pat onstage knows that she shares it all. From the antics of her […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 19, 2016

Ari Shaffir’s 5 Favorite Stories From This Is Not Happening

Ari Shaffir’s This Is Not Happening enters the second season of its third incarnation Tuesday on Comedy Central.
September 10, 2015

Last Comic Standing Picks a Winner, Norm Macdonald Shares Some Regrets

Last night Last Comic Standing aired its final episode, choosing Clayton English as the big winner.
August 20, 2015

Half of Last Comic Standing’s Top Ten Announced, Fifteen Sent Home

Last night Last Comic Standing aired the first of two Semi Finals rounds. Forty one comedians moved forward from the invitational rounds and roughly half of them were evaluated last night.
August 13, 2015

Last Comic Standing Wraps Up Invitational Rounds With 10 More Advancing

Last night, Last Comic Standing wrapped up the invitational rounds with 15 more comedians performing.
July 23, 2015

Last Comic Standing Picks Its First 14 Semi Finalists

Last Comic Standing premiered last night, with a whole new vibe. Norm Macdonald is on board as a new judge this year, and taking over Roseanne's position as the most likely to say something really weird and controversial, or give a compliment that sounds like its going to be an insult #NormSays.
January 13, 2015

Ari Shaffir, Home at The Comedy Store

Comedian Ari Shaffir is having a big month, and no, it's not because of the kiss cam video that went viral with Duncan Trussell last week. This Friday at Midnight Comedy Central Presents Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular, Ari's one hour special which was filmed in the original room at the world famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles, and then later this month, his new series "This is Not Happening" debuts on Comedy Central on January 22nd. TiNH may be new to Comedy Central, but it's not new to anyone who loves live comedy. Shaffir's series which has funny people telling funny stories has been performed for two years now as a web series, and live at clubs and festivals since 2010. Ari's podcast, Skeptic Tank also had the distinction of being named one of our "Podcasts You Absolutely Have to Listen To." In honor of Ari Shaffir month, writer Amy Hawthorne talked with Ari about his upcoming special and his comedy.