July 29, 2018

Andy Kindler Skewers Chris Hardwick, Louis C.K., Netflix, Jeremy Piven, Ricky Gervais and Trump in His Best “State of the Industry” Yet

  2018 has been terrible year for humanity, but a great year for Andy Kindler’s annual “State of Comedy” speech at Just for Laughs in Montreal, […]
June 19, 2018

Talking With Hunter Collins About Stand Up vs Sketch: It’s Vampires and Lycans

One of Canada’s most gifted, young comedians topped the iTunes Comedy Charts last Friday (June 15) with the release of his sophomore album, Nincom2oop. Hunter Collins […]
May 9, 2018

Ricky Gervais Gets Selfish For Netflix

Coming Soon! A new Ricky Gervais series! Netflix has ordered a new dark comedy series from Ricky Gervais starring the comedy super star as a man […]
April 4, 2018

Vito Calise Reviews: Louie Anderson Big Underwear

Our newest columnist, Vito Calise, is taking on the huge task of reviewing all the comedy specials he can see. You know him from SiriusXM’s Bennington […]
March 26, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of March 26, 2018

Here are your late night comedy listings for this week. It's a guide to all the funny people appearing on the late night talk shows tonight and over the course of the next 5 days.
March 21, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: March in Chicago with Big Jay, the Return of Matteo Lane, a Fond Farewell and a Great Beginning

  Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a comedy nerd. Raised on National Lampoon, John Hughes, Gene Wilder, […]
March 19, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of March 19, 2018

Did you get your brackets busted our the weekend? It's hard to tell if that sounds like a good thing or a bad thing.
March 13, 2018

Vito Calise Reviews: Ricky Gervais Humanity

Our newest columnist, Vito Calise, is taking on the huge task of reviewing all the comedy specials he can see. You know him from SiriusXM’s Bennington […]
March 13, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of March 12, 2018

We're looking at a great week for comedy in late night this week, highlighted by performances and appearances by some of our favorite stand ups.
March 1, 2018

Ricky Gervais Has No Time for Humility (or Humanity) in the Trailer for His New Netflix Special

Ricky Gervais kicks off 2018 with a new original Netflix stand up comedy special. Today the platform released the trailer for the brand new hour special- […]
February 12, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of February 12, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics have begun! And one event that isn't included in the Winter Games is late night talk, comedy and variety.
January 15, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of January 15, 2018

The temperatures across the country keep dropping. The wind chill will freeze you in your steps. It's not fit out for man nor beast.
December 30, 2017

The Very Best of 2017 on The IBang!

It’s been four years since we started covering the comedy-verse and 2017 has been our biggest year yet. We’ve covered more festivals than ever before, added […]
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 […]
December 19, 2017

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2017! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of EVERYTHING funny in 2017 continues with the 10 best stand up comedy specials released this year. This year, the number of comedy specials […]
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 16, 2017

Initial SF Sketchfest Lineup Includes Ricky Gervais, Lewis Black, Jo Firestone and More

In the pantheon of comedy festivals, SF Sketchfest is one of the GOAT’s (that’s Greatest of All Time for you non-sportsball folks). Now going into its […]
November 6, 2017

UPDATED: Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of November 6, 2017

The time change has happened. You got an extra hour on Sunday to catch up with your sleep and now you're ready to stay up this week for some late night comedy.
October 23, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 23, 2017

All our late night hosts are back this week after most of them having a week off. Helpful Hint: Set your DVRs because there's is way too much comedy to keep up with this week.
October 18, 2017

Ricky Gervais on SiriusXM: It’s Officially Official

Ricky Gervais has been talking about the show for months, but today SiriusXM made the official announcement that Ricky Gervais is Deadly Sirius is happening. The […]
July 22, 2017

Gervais Talks About Portraying a Bigot in the Trump Years on Seth

Ricky Gervais doesn’t normally dwell on politics in his stand up. He doesn’t like to take one side or the other. “If you rely on them […]
July 17, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of July 17, 2017

The big event in late night this week is Conan at Comic Con in San Diego. Team Coco will be doing an entire week of shows from San Dog with his week beginning on Wednesday.
June 1, 2017

Comedy Movies of Summer 2017: The Complete List…So Far

Get ready for a summer of action-packed, hilarious, romantic, cheesy, and critically acclaimed movies. From indie films like Dean and Folk Hero & Funny Guy to bigger blockbusters like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Snatched, there’s a wide range of personalities to pick from. You can go with an animated, action-comedy, romance, a remake, a sequel, or a totally original film. With a variety of flicks to choose from, we compiled a full list of comedies to check out. Which ones are you going to go see?
May 15, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of May 15, 2017

It's big, interesting week in late night television, so let's get right to the highlights.
April 11, 2017

Ricky Gervais Expires His Lifetime Pass

It’s been roughly fifteen years since audiences were first exposed to The Office, one of the most influential comedy series in TV history. Its naturalist (and […]
March 24, 2017

Jim Norton Eats A Mouthful of Shame on Netflix: ‘Say It Again You Ugly Slug!’

It takes a special kind of man to ask Robert De Niro to spank his bare ass. It takes Jim Norton to convince De Niro do it.
February 19, 2017

Andy Kindler Looks Back After Two Decades of Tipping Over Sacred Comedy Cows

Montreal Just for Laughs is the godfather of comedy festivals and there is no annual event at Just for Laughs or any other festival that is […]