November 18, 2018

SF Sketchfest is Going to Be Gigantic This Year with Carol Burnett, Best in Show, Peter Rigert and a List of The Best Comedy Performers in the Country

Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 San Francisco Sketchfest, always one of the biggest and most varied comedy festivals of the year. This year’s […]
October 10, 2018

Robin Williams Tribute Week Will Kick Off With Ron Bennington Hosted Audio Doc

SiriusXM has planned to honor legendary comedian Robin Williams with a special week of programming. The week will kick off with “Robin Williams: A Life in […]
October 6, 2018

Jenny Slate and Reggie Watts Join James Corden in a Rappin Video for Venom

James Corden made a rap video with Jenny Slate and Late Late Show bandleader Reggie Watts in honor of this weekend’s Venom wide release with Corden […]
September 20, 2018

Reggie Watts JFL42 Preview: Why HBO’s Barry is a Real Breakthrough, and How Absurdism Can Create Change

  It’s never worthwhile to ask Reggie Watts what to expect from his performances. The highly innovative comedian/musician/bandleader/actor’s success hinges on his ability to continually subvert […]
July 13, 2018

Hear Jim Gaffigan, Natasha Leggero, Reggie Watts, and Craig Ferguson as Silly Geese in the Trailer for Duck Duck Goose

A high-flying bachelor goose named Peng is saddled with two baby ducklings after he’s grounded by an injury. They go on an adventure on their way […]
May 23, 2018

The Incomparable Reggie Watts Does It Again: The Comedy and Tech Pioneer is Airing the First Ever Live Streamed Improvised Sitcom Thursday Night

Reggie Watts has long been known for pushing boundaries, combining creativity and comedy, and blending his ideas with technology that others in the business aren’t even […]
April 30, 2018

Ex Congressman Does Open Mic, Stand Up NY Goes Out Into the City, NYC Crime Report Goes Live, and Which Comedy Podcast Does Justin Bieber’s Mom Listen To?

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 […]
April 18, 2018

Clusterfest Adds John Mulaney, Jeff Ross, Bert Kreischer and More to Festival Lineup

Comedy Central Presents Clusterfest, taking place in San Francisco June 1-3, 2018, announced today that an exciting array of top tier comedians and artists will be […]
April 3, 2018

New York City’s Live Comedy Calendar! Upcoming Shows for April 2018. Updated Daily.

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
March 12, 2018

Ari Shaffir Ruins Skankfest 2018 Announcement

Skankfest Dates Announced! Luis J. Gomez has announced the dates and venue for Skankfest 2018 in a big exciting media blast planned for midnight on Sunday […]
January 1, 2018

Comedians Give Their New Years Resolutions Plus Harrison Greenbaum, Pat Dixon, Kevin Brown and More

I dropped by Pat Dixon’s NYC Crime Report and ran into Joe DeVito with whom I had a very existential conversation, unusual between two comics waiting […]
December 25, 2017

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at Comedy in 2017

Well it’s become something of a tradition for me to do my year end round up of the most special events I covered, and sometimes was […]
November 9, 2017

World’s Biggest Conan Fan Goes to the Apollo for New York Comedy Fest Conan Taping

This week the New York Comedy Festival is in full swing and TBS is a big part of this year’s events. As part of the week’s […]
October 18, 2017

Schtick or Treat is Bigger Than Ever This Year: Win a Pair of Tickets!

We are giving away a pair of tickets to one of the funniest and funnest nights in comedy! Every year, young comedians from New York City […]
October 13, 2017

The Filtered Excellence: October 12, 2017

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
September 14, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy Shows This Week: September 14 – September 20, 2017

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
September 11, 2017

T.J. Miller Spotted Around NY, Cinder Block Pays Homage To Legends, and The Comic Strip Remembers Joe Rocha

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 24, 2017

Whoopi Goldberg, TJ Miller, Reggie Watts Join Eugene Mirman’s Last Brooklyn Comedy Festival

  We’re now less than a month away from the 10th and final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, taking place in Brooklyn from Friday, September 15th — […]
August 5, 2017

Six Selfies with Danny Lobell

It’s a selfie world, and we’re not going to fight it anymore. So our newest series, Six Selfies, asks an artist to share six photos of […]
August 5, 2017

The Filtered Excellence: August 3, 2017

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
June 26, 2017

Skankfest Recap: Naked Roast, Reggie Watts, Artie Lange and More Plus Mike Recine’s Comedy Packed 30th

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer, comedian and TV reporter in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column right here, to find out what’s happening […]
April 19, 2017

Comedy Central Says Yes to The New Negroes and Reggie Watts

Three of our favorite people have a new home on Comedy Central, with two exciting shows. The New Negroes brings a new slant to the stand-up showcase, […]
March 27, 2017

Reggie Watts and Jason Schwartzman Face Disaster in New Animated Comedy

Who doesn’t love a good coming of age tale?  GKIDS, the distribution company that’s been behind a string of Oscar-nominated animated films in recent years like […]
February 28, 2017

Kevin Hart, Bill Burr, Jerry Seinfeld: Comedy Central Announces Huge Line Up For Inaugural ‘Colossal Clusterfest’

Remember that mysterious Comedy Central festival that we reported was in the works back in November? Well, after a few months of radio silence, Comedy Central […]
February 9, 2017

Live Stand Up Comedy Shows in NYC: February 9 – February 15, 2017

Live Stand Up Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from […]
February 7, 2017

Doug Benson’s “The High Court” in Session Starting This Month

Back in October, Comedy Central announced that they were teaming up with comedian Doug Benson for a new show called The High Court. Part courtroom reality […]
February 2, 2017

The Filtered Excellence: February 2, 2017

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]