November 20, 2018

7th Patrice O’Neal Benefit Date and Lineup Announced

Bill Burr has announced that tickets are on sale now for the 7th Annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit taking place on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at […]
May 15, 2018

Tom Papa Will Join Ron Bennington For Taping of Unmasked at Village Underground

Tom Papa is set to guest on SiriusXM’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City. Tom will be coming to New York City’s famed Village […]
March 15, 2018

Workaholics to Appear on SiriusXM Headliners Series, Here’s How to Be in the Audience

The Workaholics will be the next guests on SiriusXM’s Headliners series in New York City with host Ron Bennington. Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, and Anders Holm,  will sit down with […]
December 21, 2017

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2017

A lot happened in comedy news in 2017- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing career deaths but […]
November 29, 2017

Patrice O’Neal Benefit to Fundraise for Little Italy Mural Canceled

A fundraiser scheduled to take place at Gotham Comedy Club this coming Monday to raise money for a Patrice O’Neal mural has been canceled. Citing disagreements […]
November 29, 2017

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Written By Earl Douglas with Andrew Fargnoli Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Three years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put […]
November 27, 2017

Bill Burr’s Sixth Annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit Announced

Patrice O’Neal passed away six years ago this week and left a giant hole in the comedy universe. His friends have not forgotten him. Bill Burr […]
October 10, 2017

Gilbert Gottfried and Gilbert Director Neil Berkeley to Join Ron Bennington on Unmasked at Village Underground

Gilbert Gottfried is set to guest on SiriusXM’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City and joining him will be Neil Berkeley who directed the […]
September 27, 2017

Liza Treyger Had Them Standing in the Aisles at JFL42 Tuesday Night

Liza Treyger is one of JFL42’s famed 42 and Tuesday night she started her festival run at The Rivoli. Canadian comedian Courtney Gilmour, who just won […]
September 12, 2017

Pamela Adlon to Talk About ‘Better Things’ at Village Underground in NYC for Unmasked Series

Pamela Adlon is set to guest on SiriusXM’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City. Adlon will be coming to New York City’s famed Village […]
September 11, 2017

Up Next, Dave Smith: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

Today comedian and podcast host Dave Smith releases his first hour special. It’s called Libertas, and Smith’s hour is sure to create a stir because as you’ll […]
July 25, 2017

Why The Nasty Show Remains Just For Laughs Biggest Show

The Nasty Show returns to Montreal’s esteemed Just for Laughs festival this year as the fest celebrates it’s 35th anniversary. We’re not sure if that’s 35 […]
February 27, 2017

Keith Robinson Opens Up About His Stroke, Jerry Seinfeld Does His Old School Material, the Voice Pablo Francisco Can’t Do, Plus a New Feature!

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, 2017

Here’s What You Missed at Last Night’s Fifth Annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit

It was the fifth annual benefit for Patrice O’Neal, and all I can say is that Bill Burr and Maureen Taran are the kind of loyal […]
January 31, 2017

Bill Burr Explains Why Trump Won’t Build a Wall, and Talks About Special #5

Fans of comedy don’t need much persuading to watch a new Bill Burr special. Burr is at the top of his game right now, undoubtedly one […]
January 13, 2017

Nick Di Paolo Will Tape an Episode of Unmasked at The Stand in NYC

Comedian Nick Di Paolo will be talking about his new hour special, and his career on an upcoming episode of Unmasked with Ron Bennington. Unmasked, is […]
October 14, 2016

Ron Bennington to Tape Unmasked Episode with Tom Rhodes

Tom Rhodes will be joining Ron Bennington to tape an episode of Unmasked at SiriusXM this month. Rhodes will sit down with Bennington in SiriusXM’s famed ‘Fishbowl’ studio to […]
September 7, 2016

Why TV Needs a Tough Crowd

It’s been 11 years, 10 months, and 3 days since Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn was placed on “indefinite hiatus,” and the comedic world has desperately […]
June 15, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson Took Bob Kelly to Comedy Court, and 5 Other Things You’ll Hear on Unmasked Premiering Friday

Last Thursday, approximately 17 years after starting in comedy, Big Jay Oakerson sat down with Ron Bennington at The Stand Comedy Club in New York City, […]
June 3, 2016

Unmasked is Heading to Washington DC With Guest Ali Wong

Unmasked, Ron Bennington's acclaimed interview series with comedians, is heading to Washington D.C..
May 31, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson to Be Next Guest on Unmasked Series with Ron Bennington

Comedian Big Jay Oakerson has had a massive year and it's about to get bigger with today's announcement that he will be the next guest on Ron Bennington's prestigious comedy interview series, Unmasked.
May 1, 2016

Up Next…Gary Gulman. A Look Through the Lens of New York Comedy

This week, photographer Phil Provencio photographed Gary Gulman at his New York Comedy Home, the infamous New York Comedy Cellar.
April 30, 2016

Gary Gulman Shares His Comedy (and haircare) Secrets

His latest special, It’s About Time, debuts Sunday on Netflix. New Yorkers can also catch Gary live at The Gramercy Theater May 21 and he will be touring throughout the country this summer and fall. We met up with Gary at The Stand Comedy Club in Manhattan to nerd out about the ins and outs of comedy, itself.
April 15, 2016

Wrestling With Comedy: How the WWE Brought Them Together, and Ruined Both

Once per year in late March and early April, the whole of the entertainment world allows itself to indulge and dive headfirst into the ridiculous world of professional wrestling.
March 19, 2016

Bonnie McFarlane Unmasked Packs Out Village Underground in NYC

Comedian Bonnie McFarlane has been getting RAVES for her new book, You're Better Than Me. Earlier this week hundreds of fans packed into New York City's Village Underground comedy club to hear her speak with SiriusXM radio host Ron Bennington about the book.
March 8, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson is Ready to Be America’s Next Comedy Rock Star

Big Jay Oakerson is Ready to Be America's Next Comedy Rock Star, and It's About Time
March 1, 2016

Comedy in Cleveland: The (Mostly) Complete Oral History

Ramon Rivas II is a stand up comedian and eminent Latino from Cleveland, OH, but his role in Cleveland comedy goes way beyond either of those two descriptions. He is the latest in a short list of dedicated comedy personalities to take on the unofficial role of keeping the comedy scene vibrant in Cleveland. He was featured in the documentary 'Make Fun' and has been lauded in festivals and competitions all over the United States, and now he's created this brilliant oral history of his city, with commentary from club owners past and present, big personalities and comedy stars including Sinbad, Dave Hill, Jim Tewes and two dozen others.