October 18, 2018

Amy Schumer Drops in On Defend Your Movie Podcast at NYC’s Fat Black Pussycat

Wednesday night at the Fat Black Pussycat in New York City, an unsuspecting crowd who had settled in for a live taping of the popular Defending […]
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 15, 2018

5th Annual Bennington Thanksgiving Show Will Be Another Comedy Super Show

We are excited to announce we are working with SiriusXM to produce this year’s Bennington Family Thanksgiving Show at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York […]
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 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 […]
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 22, 2018

Jim Breuer Gives Touching Credit to His Wife, Who Inspired His Viral 2015 Mets Videos

During an episode of Unmasked recorded at the Comedy Cellar’s Fat Black Pussycat Lounge, comedian Jim Breuer got emotional explaining the reasoning behind his Mets reaction […]
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 14, 2018

Norm Macdonald Can’t Believe Comedians Have Gone Against Louis C.K.’s Decision to Perform; Holds His Ground: The Audience Should Decide (video)

Norm Macdonald Appears on Unmasked Show with Ron Bennington One Day After Internet Exploded Critizing His Position on Louis C.K. Norm Was Surprised Comedians Have Come […]
September 10, 2018

Jim Breuer Coming to Fat Black Pussycat to Talk with Ron Bennington

Saturday Night Live alum Jim Breuer is going sit down with Ron Bennington for an hour of conversation with a studio audience in New York City […]
September 10, 2018

Hey Philly! Big Jay Oakerson and Ron Bennington are Coming to Philly’s Keystone Comic Con! Here’s How to Request Free Tickets

On Saturday, September 15th, join Ron Bennington and Big Jay Oakerson for a special Keystone Comic Con event! Ron Bennington from SiriusXM’s “Bennington show” joins Big […]
September 4, 2018

Norm Macdonald Coming to SiriusXM to Talk with Ron Bennington and a Studio Audience

Comedy giant Norm Macdonald is going to be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series on SiriusXM.  Macdonald and Bennington will sit down […]
August 20, 2018

Backstage at the Russell Peters Sold Out Rainy Show Afterparty, Inside Wil Sylvince’s NBC Universal Short Film Fest, Plus Birthday Parties for Sherrod Small, Pete Lee and Kenny Warren 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 […]
August 13, 2018

Dear Governor Cuomo, Congratulations on Your Decision to Support the National Comedy Center, It’s a Home Run

I’ve been enthusiastically championing the arrival of the National Comedy Center for about a year now. I first approached the center with a heaping dose of […]
August 9, 2018

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel Light Up the Opening of the National Comedy Center

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel on Stage Together for the First Time in Decades. The original cast and crew of […]
August 8, 2018

Elayne Boosler Will Be the Next Guest on Unmasked

Comedy legend Elayne Boosler is going to be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series on SiriusXM. Elayne is coming in to talk […]
August 7, 2018

Kelly Carlin, George Shapiro, Lewis Black, W. Kamau Bell, Lucie Arnaz and More Toast The Grand Opening of National Comedy Center This Week in Jamestown

  Sentimental Opening Celebration Kicks Off National Comedy Center Events in Jamestown W. Kamau Bell Declares “This is Where the First Amendment Lives” Speakers Praise New, […]
August 1, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: Recapping the NY vs LA Stand Up Debate, Colin Quinn’s New Show, Scott Thompson’s School Shooting Story on the Benson Interruption and More JFL 2018 Highlights

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, […]
July 31, 2018

National Comedy Center’s LucyFest Adds Even More Events: Here’s Your Guide to Enjoying The Grand Opening

It’s been a year since we started writing about the National Comedy Center, and now we’re only one day away from the Grand Opening of the […]
July 30, 2018

16 Comedy Fans Share Their Favorite JFL Moments 2018

  Just for Laughs is the biggest comedy festival in the world with over 100 shows to attend every night. We had plenty of favorite moments […]
July 30, 2018

Jeffrey Gurian’s 2018 Just for Laughs Review!

It was that time again. For more than 25 years, every July I attend the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. I can’t get myself to […]
July 28, 2018

Howie Mandel Bought Just for Laughs to Make It As Famous as Coachella

Howie Mandel Details His Plan for the Future of Just For Laughs: I Want to Be a Brand Ambassador and Scream It! In March, it was […]
July 27, 2018

Roy Wood Jr. announces his new Comedy Central special and talks to us about JFL, and his current tour.

Roy Wood Jr. announces his new Comedy Central special and talks to us about JFL, and his current tour. Roy Wood Jr. has been a Comedy […]
July 17, 2018

Writer Calls Comedian Kurt Metzger Pro Rape; Sparks Outrage

Comedian Kurt Metzger Called “Pro-Rape” by Daily Beast Writer Prompting Fans and Friends to Defend Him On Monday, a writer for the Daily Beast sparked intense […]
July 16, 2018

Just For Laughs Ticket Alert: LA vs NY Panel with Six Great Comics and Unmasked with Howie Mandel

Note: You must request tickets using the form below.  The show will not be accepting requests via Twitter for this Event Ron Bennington is taking Unmasked Back […]
July 16, 2018

Comedy Stars Grace The Red Carpet at Comedy Central’s Roast of Bruce Willis!! And We Were There!

It’s a very special edition of Notes From a Comedy Junkie as our own Sara Dahms flew out to Los Angeles to cover the red carpet […]