February 9, 2019

Comedy Bits: Sebastian Maniscalco, Woody Allen, Nick Stoller, Paul Feig, Stephen Merchant, and More

This in comedy news we covered Joe List and Byron Bowers doing late night sets, a new congressional push to recognize comedy, trailers from Kevin Hart […]
January 16, 2019

Ricky Gervais Takes Heat For Joke About Gillette’s Anti-Toxic-Masculinity; In Other News Piers Morgan Trolls

After Gillette released their anti-toxic-masculinity commercial asking men to be better people, and its already getting men in trouble. Piers Morgan said he’s boycotting the company […]
January 16, 2019

Chris Distefano Isn’t Trying to Save the World in His New Comedy Central Special

Comedian and actor Chris Distefano is heading into 2019 strong. With his first hour standup special premiering, his popular TV series extended, and an overall deal […]
December 29, 2018

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2018

Comedy in 2018. A lot happened in comedy news in 2018- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing […]
December 28, 2018

The 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s time for the 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards, counting down the biggest and baddest scandals that rocked the comedy […]
December 24, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Seinfeld, and Louis C.K. N-Word Video Upsets Social Media But What Do Other Comics Think!?

A clip from the 2011 HBO special “Talking Funny” is upsetting the internet this weekend. The video shows Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Seinfeld and Ricky Gervais […]
December 20, 2018

Gervais Joins Highest Paid Comedians List at #5

Once again, Forbes has released its list of the highest paid comedians in the world, and the list is back to being all about that dick.  […]
November 30, 2018

Seinfeld Clarifies His Thoughts on PC Culture in Conversation with Ricky Gervais and Ron Bennington

Three of the great minds in comedy got together to talk about the state of comedy today on Rick Gervais’ SiriusXM show, “Ricky Gervais is Deadly […]
November 29, 2018

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Four years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put together the perfect Patrice O’Neal primer. Every […]
November 20, 2018

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

The holiday season is underway, and Jimmy Kimmel kicking them off on Monday with the Jimmy Kimmel Live 4th annual (RED) Benefit Show on ABC.
November 17, 2018

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: November 17, 2018

After a decade, Steve Carell returns to SNL to host tonight's Thanksgiving episode of Saturday Night Live!
November 14, 2018

Jerry Seinfeld Took Ricky Gervais Out for Chocolate Babka

In a schticky sweet moment grabbed straight off the pages of a Seinfeld script, Jerry Seinfeld was spotted grabbing a chocolate babka when he took Ricky […]
November 12, 2018

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

It's another great week of late night comedy ahead of us. The elections are over, unless of course you live in Florida, and now it's time to head towards the holiday season.
October 17, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Ron Bennington and Jim Norton Performing Private Stand Up Event Just for SiriusXM Subscribers

Finally, SiriusXM is doing for comedy what it has been doing for music- creating incredible exclusive concert events. The satellite radio company has been putting on […]
October 5, 2018

Ricky Gervais Doesn’t Care If You’re Offended By His Jokes: “I want to take the audience by the hand and take them through a scary forest.”

Ricky Gervais doesn’t care if his jokes offend you. He shared this sentiment in front of a packed house during his first appearance ever at New […]
October 1, 2018

Ellie Kemper Joining Ron Bennington In Conversation at SiriusXM; Here’s How to Get Tickets (They’re Free!)

Actress, comedian, and award-winning tv star Ellie Kemper is going to be the next guest to sit in the chair opposite SiriusXM host Ron Bennington. Kemper […]
October 1, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 1, 2018

Welcome to October in late night. The weather is starting to cool off, the leaves are changing and scary Jack-o-Lanterns seem to be everywhere already.
September 24, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of September 24, 2018

Welcome to this week in late night comedy. If you're a fan of musical comedy (and who's not?,) this week in late night starts off on a great note on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
September 19, 2018

An Evening With Ricky Gervais With Host Ron Bennington Coming to Village Underground and You Can Request Tickets Right Here

Ricky Gervais is going to be the next guest that sits down with critically acclaimed interviewer Ron Bennington for his ongoing SiriusXM talk series! Gervais will […]
September 13, 2018

NY Comedy Fest Will Open With the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes Celebrity Studded Super Show

Top comedians and musical artists will unite for the 12th annual Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH) event at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Monday, […]
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.