September 18, 2017

The Stand Comedy Club Celebrates The Big 5!

Join us to help The Stand celebrate five years this Wednesday, September 20 with two all star shows! Get tickets here. It’s been five years since […]
September 8, 2017

‘Impractical Jokers’ Teaming Up with Wounded Warrior Project for ‘G.I. Jokers’ Finale

If there’s one thing that the team at truTV’s Impractical Jokers knows how to do, it’s put together a killer season finale. In 2015, the boys […]
August 18, 2017

Win Impractical Jokers Action Figures!!!

Last month, one of our readers won an Impractical Jokers prize pack with t-shirts, barware, stickers, and mustaches.  It was a great prize pack, but it […]
July 28, 2017

Just For Laughs 2017 in Photos: Part Deux of the Comedy Society Pages

Thursday at Just for Laughs Montreal everything started kicking into higher gear. At JFL, every day feels like a week, and even new arrivals to Montreal […]
May 22, 2017

Comedy Takes Over Vegas: Attell, Kreischer, Vulcano, Normand and More

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 6, 2017

Comedy 101 Class 3 on iTunes: Kurt Metzger, Sal Vulcano and Big Jay Oakerson

Comedy 101 is going to the Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas and we’re celebrating by releasing all four hours on iTunes!  Find out how to […]
March 29, 2017

NYC’s Comedy 101 is Going to Moontower!

Comedy 101 is going on the road!  We are heading to the Moontower Comedy Festival to see if Austin’s open mic crowd has what it takes to go […]
March 20, 2017

Cheech Marin in NYC Promoting His Book, Sal Vulcano is Everywhere, Corinne Fisher is Writing a Book

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 […]
December 17, 2016

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2016! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2016 It’s our third annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over the country. We went […]
November 7, 2016

What’s Your F#@ing Deal?! Announces Killer Season Two Line Up

Big Jay Oakerson’s hit series is back for a second season at Seeso, with ten tapings planned for the week of November 6, 2016. Do not […]
November 5, 2016

Impractical Jokers Up Their Game, Again, With Gigantic Live Event

Impractical Jokers Live: Nitro Circus Spectacular Beats All Expectations A long-awaited evening of comedy and action dominated cable ratings, earned the rank of truTV’s #1 telecast […]
October 19, 2016

Enter to Win an ‘Impractical Jokers’ Viewing Party Prize Pack

Last year, Sal, Joe, Murr and Q of truTV’s Impractical Jokers put on quite the spectacle for the finale of their fourth season, also their 100th […]
August 19, 2016

Comedy 101 Photo Album with Sal Vulcano, Big Jay Oakerson and Kurt Metzger at The Village Underground

All Photos by Phil Provencio On Tuesday August 16, we took over the Village Underground in New York City to put on another round of Comedy […]
August 18, 2016

Comedy 101 at the Village Underground! Hear a Sneak Preview on Friday

All photos copyright Phil Provencio Tuesday night at the Village Underground, we produced our third edition of our hit show, Comedy 101 (Tell a Joke or […]
March 24, 2016

Sal Vulcano Hints at Big Moves For Impractical Jokers, Including a Movie and MSG

Sal Vulcano is sitting on top of the world right now. The show he created with lifelong friends, Impractical Jokers has become a worldwide sensation, and they got there by being themselves. Vulcano got together with Brian Quinn, Joe Gatto, and James Murray in high school in 1990, they've been doing improv and sketch together since around 1999. The ascension of YouTube and MySpace inspired them to start doing sketches online, which got them an agent and the chance to start pitching tv shows.
March 21, 2016

New York Auditions for Just For Laughs Plus News From Bonnie McFarlane, Lisa Lampanelli, 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Westport CT, and the Village Underground.
February 29, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson Tapes His Special, Bill Burr Holds Court at The Stand, Dave Attell at Comedy Juice 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, The Comedy Cellar, and Webster Hall.
February 15, 2016

Keith Robinson Recovering After a Stroke, Plus News From Adam Ray, Mark Normand, Seaton Smith and Joe Machi

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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, and The New York Comedy Cellar.
February 5, 2016

The Funniest People on the Planet Make The Funniest Predictions in the Universe for Football’s Biggest Game of the Year: 2016 Edition

We are once again teaming up with the Bennington Show for Super Bowl Sunday to guarantee we are delivering the best comedy coverage of the biggest football game of the year. As part of that excitement, 29 of the funniest comedians on the planet made 28 of the funniest predictions in the Universe for the biggest sporting event in the United States, which we may or may not be able to refer to as (dun-dun dunnnnn) The Super Bowl. You can hear them on Bennington, or you can read and listen to them right here on The IBang. Let us know in the comments who you are picking and what score you are forseeing. Good luck, and as long as the Coconuts don't win, it will all be good.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
December 10, 2015

Caught in the Act: Big Jay Oakerson Celebrates a Birthday in NYC

With Caught in the Act, each week, Amy will share one moment in New York Comedy that you need to know about. For her column debut, Amy shared a moment from The Bitter End. This week, Amy celebrated Big Jay Oakerson's birthday at The Stand. Amy’s column appears every Thursday. Catch it to find out what you missed and why you shoulda been there.
December 7, 2015

Colin Quinn Surprise Appearance in Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Show, Jim Norton Artie Lange and More Headline Giants Charity Event, Plus 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey visited the Cherry Lane Theater, Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club and The Comedy Cellar.