July 12, 2018

The Filtered Excellence June 12, 2018

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 8, 2018

Watch the Trailer for Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind is an intimate look into the life and work of Robin Williams, the master of stage and comedy. The documentary […]
June 3, 2018

Vito Calise Reviews Tom Arnold Past & Present Imperfectly

Columnist, radio producer, and film school graduate Vito Calise, is reviewing all the comedy specials he can see. You know him from SiriusXM’s Bennington Show, The […]
May 6, 2018

New Details Emerge About Robin Williams Death in New Bio

The biography “Robin: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams” by David Itzkoff comes out later this month, and reveals new details about Robin’s illness and his […]
April 11, 2018

Comedians React to Mitzi Shore’s Death

Mitzi Shore, a one-time powerhouse in the comedy business whose influence has continued to permeate comedy stages around the world long after she took a step […]
March 25, 2018

I’m Dying Up Here Season 2 Trailer Brings New Characters, Romances, and Opportunities

Showtime has released the trailer for the second season of their hit drama series about the comedy world in the 70’s. When season one ended, we […]
March 9, 2018

Amazing Johnathan Says New Doc “Classes Up an Unclassy Life”

The Vancouver Just for Laughs Film Festival is on this week, and showcased the world premiere of Always Amazing, the story of the famous magician-comedian, Johnathan […]
February 9, 2018

Robert Kelly, Brad Williams Return To The Nasty Show at Just For Laughs This Year

Just for Laughs has some big annual traditions that comedy fans look forward to every year, but none bigger than The Nasty Show. For 26 years […]
January 8, 2018

What’s Happening in NYC Clubs This Week! NY Comics Huddle for Warmth

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 […]
January 4, 2018

Sundance Preview: National Lampoon, Robin Williams and the Elliott Family Among Highly Anticipated Comedy Premieres

Comedy often makes appearances at Sundance, and this year, the infamous and prestigious film festival is spotlighting some tremendous comedy talents both in front of and […]
December 18, 2017

Kevin Hart Wants To Remake Mrs. Doubtfire

While promoting Jumanji, Kevin Hart was asked what other 90’s movie he would like to do and he would like to stay on the Robin Williams […]
December 1, 2017

Two Separate New Sam Kinison Bio-Projects Out This Year

“I Am Sam Kinison”, a documentary celebrating the life of the audacious, charismatic, bawdy, fearless, raw and immense talent who changed the face of comedy, will […]
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 […]
July 25, 2017

Will Laughly Be the Force that Finally Breaks the Comedy Streaming Barrier?

Laughly is a fairly new streaming app, that promises to change the way you listen to comedy. Offering streaming channels playing comedy 24/7, plus an upgraded […]
April 13, 2017

Billy Crystal & Bonnie Hunt Are Spending the Night Together on a New Tour

Billy Crystal no longer does just stand up comedy. Now, his shows are full multi-media events and on his latest tour, Bonnie Hunt is now part of the experience.
April 10, 2017

George Wallace on the Set with Morgan Freeman, Bananas Shares History Plus News From D.C. Benny, Jessimae Peluso and More

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 9, 2017

A Danish Anthropologist Asks: Are Comedians Better Anthropologists Than I Am?

Morten Nielsen is a Danish anthropologist currently doing a research project and a book on stand-up comedy in New York.
March 17, 2017

Bobcat Goldthwait Shares a Personal Robin Williams Story

Forgive the pun, but Bobcat Goldthwait is an interesting cat. Having risen to fame as a stand-up comic with a dark and bizarre stage persona, he […]
February 25, 2017

Australian Comedy Duo, Umbilical Brothers, Turns Pantomime Sideways, (and Frontways and Slantways and Upways and Downways)

“We never like to use the word mime but it’s an empty stage. It is filled with stuff and you can’t see it.” Physical comedy has […]
February 20, 2017

Pat Brown Shares Some Details From Colbert Appearance, Chris Distefano Reacts to His New Wife and More News from the NY Clubs

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 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 […]
February 18, 2017

Australia’s Umbilical Brothers Perform on the Late Show

The Umbilical Brothers from Australia have appeared on both Leno and Letterman in the past, but congratulations to Stephen Colbert for being the current day host who brought them back to late night in the United States.
February 15, 2017

Live Comedy Shows in NYC: February 16 – February 23, 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 […]
January 31, 2017

Dana Carvey Rattles Off 17 Celebrity Impressions On the Howard Stern Show

If Dana Carvey is known for one thing, it’s his impressions. He famously portrayed George H.W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for years, and even built […]
January 26, 2017

Never Mind “What About Bob?”, Here Comes “What About Barb?”

In a time when gender fluidity seems to be more and more in the news, we see that it can happen with intellectual properties as well.
January 7, 2017

Are These the First Performances of Some of the Greatest Comics Ever?

Rumble.com says they have created a compilation video of the first performances by some of the greatest comedians of all time. We can’t officially verify or […]
December 27, 2016

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2016

It was a big year for comedy news in 2016 with news both good and bad– the loss of some legends of comedy in the fields of […]