February 25, 2019

Howie Mandel Goes Live on Facebook After Canadian Comics Express Outrage Over Just for Laughs/SiriusXM Canada Partnership

There’s a lot of controversy around a recent decision by SiriusXM Canada to turn their Canada Laughs channel over to the people behind the famous Just […]
November 2, 2016

Ali Wong Led the Pack of Comedian Inspired Costumes This Year

  While Millie Bobby Brown from Stranger Things fought to stay aloft amidst an ocean of Eleven costumes, struggling to decide which were retweet-worthy, Ali Wong […]
August 25, 2016

Live Animated Stand Up Show Draws Comedy’s Finest

It’s been four years since Sam Varela and Brandie Posey launched Picture This! and now the show runs regularly in four cities, tours some of the […]
June 13, 2016

Who’s on Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 13, 2016

Who’s on Late Night Tonight in Comedy? Here’s your guide to comedians hitting up the late night talk shows for this week, June 13, 2016.  There are […]
June 1, 2016

Just For Laughs Montreal Adds More Big Names! Carrie Fisher, Sarah Silverman and more!

The Just For Laughs Festival continues to roll out the biggest names in comedy.
May 3, 2016

Political Comedy Series Cancelled During Fourth Season

Comedian Paul F. Tompkins announced via Twitter and Tumblr today that his show, No, You Shut Up! has been cancelled only partway through its fourth season.
March 22, 2016

Comedy Power Couple Scott Aukerman and Kulap Vilaysack’s Big New Project

Meet the comedy power couple of Scott Aukerman and Kulap Vilaysack, a couple for almost 17 years, married for 8, and two people responsible for some very funny TV.
March 17, 2016

Parallel Thinking Hits Ted Cruz’s Smirk

Earlier this month, we applauded the weekly Paul F. Tompkins show "No, You Shut Up" for a funny bit about Ted Cruz's mouth. Today, Gawker put up an incredibly similar nod to Cruz's oral tic.
March 12, 2016

The Many Characters of Lauren Lapkus

If we didn’t know any better, we’d swear comedian, actor and improvisor Lauren Lapkus has a clone, or maybe one of Harry Potter’s time turners — she seems to be everywhere at once.
March 12, 2016

‘No You Shut Up!’ Episode 4.6 Recap and Review: Tony Hale, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Reza Aslan

Our fearless leader of all things politics and puppetry, Paul F. Tomkins is back at the helm of No, You Shut Up! after a week off, and all is well in the NYSU! studios.
March 6, 2016

‘No You Shut Up!’ Episode 4.5 Recap and Review: Where the *@%# is Paul!?

It's pure pandemonium this week on No, You Shut Up! when showtime rolls around. The pundits are in place, the set looks great, but there's one big big problem. Where the hell is Paul? There's an empty chair where Paul is supposed to be, and while the at-home audience panics, the pundits immediately begin fighting over who will sit in the big chair.
February 28, 2016

Everybody Shut Up: A Look Back Review and Recap of ‘No You Shut Up!’ Episode 4.4

The political fur keeps flying and we're another week closer to electing a new president. Every Thursday night Paul F. Tompkins and his felty team of opinionated puppets and guests are there for us to help sort it all out. This week, some big news, NYSU! doubles its human cast welcoming Rhea Butcher aboard the SS NYSU.
February 25, 2016

SXSW Comedy Lineup Full of Big Names and Great Shows

Yesterday, SXSW Comedy announced the lineup of performers who are expected to take the stage at the annual music, film and interactive media festival in Austin, Texas.
February 25, 2016

Paul F. Tompkins: Political Correctness Keeps Comedy Fresh

If you think you know where you stand on the issue of political correctness, you might change your mind after you watch Paul F. Tompkins’ new video.
February 21, 2016

One More Chance for Free Comedy All Day on Seeso’s Day of “Ha”

Seeso, NBCUniversal Digital Enterprise’s new ad-free streaming comedy channel, has declared Sunday, February 21 the ”Day of Ha.”
February 20, 2016

Everybody Shut Up: A Look Back Review and Recap of ‘No You Shut Up!’ Episode 4.3

Every day we get closer to the election of the next President of the United States and there are issues literally tearing the country apart. Thank goodness Paul F. Tompkins and his team of puppets and fleshier guests are there for us every Thursday night to wade through the truth, the bullshit and everything in between. Last night's episode of No You Shut Up! was a perfect example of why we love the show so much.
February 11, 2016

Paul F. Tompkins Master of Puppets

Are you already a big giant fan of Fusion's No, You Shut Up!? Good then skip ahead to the part where we talk to Paul F. Tompkins about season four. If you aren't, welcome to your new favorite political show. "No You Shut Up!" has just kicked off their fourth season on the Fusion Network, and it is the best election-themed programming on television today.
February 10, 2016

Comedy Bang Bang Announces Tour

Comedy Bang! Bang! coming to a city near you.
February 8, 2016

Who’s On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of February 8, 2016

Who’s on Late Night Tonight in Comedy? Here’s your guide to comedians hitting up the late night talk shows for this week, February 8, 2016.  Highlights […]
February 3, 2016

RIOT LA Festival Hits the Mark as a Formidable National Festival

Only four years in and RIOT has grown into a mature and formidable national festival! The two and a half day event was crammed with eye-catching headliners like David Cross, Gilbert Gottfried, TJ Miller and Ron Funches and had more talent scuttled onto the generic Comics To Watch showcases than many festivals have as their top names.
January 20, 2016

RIOT LA Festival 2016: Your Insider’s Guide to the Best Shows

January 29-31 marks the fourth edition of Los Angeles’s RIOT comedy festival, a weekend that turns a few blocks of downtown LA into the epicenter of up-and-coming comedy from around the country.
January 7, 2016

San Francisco Sketchfest Kicks Off Tonight With Rifftrax

The San Francisco Sketchfest kicks off tonight at 8 P.M. (PT) with “Rifftrax: Night of the Shorts VI: Riffy Potter and the Half­Blood Riff”, starring Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”).
December 21, 2015

Top Ten Comedy Specials of 2015! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of all things comedy in 2015 continues with the 11 best comedy specials released this year. Enjoy our picks for funniest, most original comedy specials this year, We picked our top eleven, but its up to you to decide who is #1. Last year you picked Jim Jefferies "Bare" as the comedy special of the year. This year you can choose from
December 4, 2015

First Look as Comedy Candy Store ‘Seeso’ Goes Live With an Early Free Preview

For two months we've been anxiously awaiting the debut of the brand new all-comedy streaming service from the NBC Digital Team, and although Seeso isn't set to officially launch until January with a $3.99/mo price tag, there is an all-free Beta version of the platform available right now! Yesterday, Executive VP of NBCU Digital Enterprises Evan Shapiro opened the doors for us with a personal tour of the new service, and all its features.
October 30, 2015

12 Comedians With Real Style

We focus on everything comedy - and that includes comedy style. Not just their presence or their material, but the fashion sense they rock. Some comics build huge careers while never outgrowing 12-year-old outfits of hoodie, t-shirt, and jeans, and that's fine. But other comedians manage to both be funny and develop a style of their own, and so why not celebrate their individuality and smashing sense of self. Here's a ranking of 12 comics with the best style.
October 5, 2015

Paul F Tompkins Gets a Fourth Season of “No, You Shut Up!” on Fusion

Fusion networks announced today that the Paul F. Tompkins acclaimed news-slash-talk show with puppets, "No, You Shut Up!" will get a fourth season on the network.
October 5, 2015

Comedians on Late Night: Week of October 5, 2015

It’s autumn and the weather is getting just a little chillier. Get to bed early and turn on some late night tv. Here’s who to watch if […]