October 10, 2018

Sam Jay Greets a Stratospheric Moment With a Smile and a Shrug

I aspire to the calm and cool of Sam Jay. Ahead of a four show night at Newport’s Rogue Island Comedy Festival, the Comedy Lineup comic […]
June 22, 2018

Take a Peek at Netflix 15 Minute Stand Up Specials

We’ve been waiting a long time to get a peek at Netflix’s “The Comedy Lineup”. If you’re a stand up superfan or in the business, its […]
September 27, 2017

SNL Announces New Cast Members and New Writers

It’s always exciting when Saturday Night Live announces new additions to the cast and writers team, and with the SNL season premiere only days away, comedy […]
July 24, 2017

Just for Laughs Announces New Faces of Comedy 2017

New Faces of Comedy Announced! The team at Just for Laughs has announced its highly anticipated lists (there are four this year!) of New Faces for […]
March 20, 2017

Anthony DeVito, Josh Johnson, Adam Cayton-Holland Among Comedy Central’s Roster for New Half Hour Special Series

Comedy Central’s The Half Hour has a new attitude, a new name, and a spectacular new lineup of young comedians who will record a half hour […]
November 10, 2015

Enjoying the New York Comedy Festival: The Definitive Guide

We cover the country, but New York's our home, so it's an exciting week when the New York Comedy Festival comes around. It's unlike any other festival in the country. It's gigantic, but it's also decidedly unfestival-like because it's spread out through the entire city without a central focal point. Any week of the year there is a massive festival-worthy list of great comedy happening in New York City so by the time you add in a few extra headlining events, what you really have is a gigantic list of impossible choices and tough decisions.
November 5, 2015

This Year Comedy Central is Doubling Down on Comics to Watch

For the past five years, Comedy Central has showcased their picks for the comics to watch at the New York Comedy Festival and it's one of the events you don't want to miss. This year Comedy Central has more comics to watch. Two nights, two formats, two venues- one for stand up and one for sketch.