June 18, 2018

Seth Meyers Speaks Up, The Stand Tears Down That Wall, Darrell Hammond 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 […]
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 12, 2018

Ari Shaffir Talks World Travel, Adele Givens Headlines in NYC and a Boiler Room Makes Room for Comedy

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 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 9, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy Shows This Week: November 9 – November 15, 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 […]
September 20, 2017

Up Next, Blair Socci: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

You met Blair Socci last month when we featured her in our Seven Selfies series, but we can’t get enough of her, so this month we’re […]
September 11, 2017

T.J. Miller Spotted Around NY, Cinder Block Pays Homage To Legends, and The Comic Strip Remembers Joe Rocha

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 […]
July 31, 2017

Jeffrey Gurian’s Just for Laughs Highlights 2017

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 […]
July 28, 2017

What You Missed at the I’m Dying Up Here Panel with Jim Carrey, Ari Graynor, Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, Michael Angarano and RJ Cyler

Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a comedy nerd. She travels all over the country checking out […]
July 28, 2017

Jeffrey Gurian Jumps Around Just For Laughs 2017 Part 1: Jim Carrey, Kevin Hart, Rick Glassman, JoAnn Grigioni 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 […]
July 28, 2017

Canadian Comics You Need to Know About at JFL Montreal

For two weeks in July every year, millions travel to Quebec to attend the worlds biggest international comedy festival- Just for Laughs. Hundreds of thousands of […]
March 4, 2017

14 Things You Can Say On Stage That Will Definitely 100% Make You Seem Funnier

  Look: everyone has a bad set once in a while. It happens! And sometimes you just have to power through and forget about it. But, […]
February 22, 2017

Here’s What You Missed at Last Night’s Fifth Annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit

It was the fifth annual benefit for Patrice O’Neal, and all I can say is that Bill Burr and Maureen Taran are the kind of loyal […]
January 19, 2017

Billy Eichner Talks About ‘Billy on the Street’ and Mainstream Success with Vulture

  Billy on the Street and Difficult People star Billy Eichner recently sat down for an interview with Vulture in which he elaborates on his mainstream […]
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 […]
October 31, 2016

This Year Best Halloween Costumes Were at NYC’s Schtick or Treat

Last Thursday, New York’s next wave of great comics came out to participate in an event that has been the talk of the comedy community every […]
October 31, 2016

Mitch Hedberg Documentary to Air on SiriusXM Monday

Mitch Hedberg fans, in fact all comedy fans, clear your afternoon. SiriusXM is airing a brand new over-two-hour special programming event on Monday, October 31, honoring […]
October 20, 2016

Live Comedy Listings in New York City This Week: October 20 – 26, 2016

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 […]
August 11, 2016

Sam Kinison: A Life in Comedy Looks Back on an Explosive Career that Pushed the Boundaries of Stand Up

Sam Kinison changed comedy.  Although his contributions to comedy were of a different tenor than George Carlin, or Richard Pryor, or Bill Hicks, there isn’t a […]
June 14, 2016

Random Facts About Dangerfield and “Back to School”

It’s the 30th Anniversary of an underrated classic comedy, so here’s some fun trivia. Do you know why they were drinking Miller beer in Rodney Dangerfield’s […]
March 1, 2016

Steve Martin Talks About Doing Stand Up Again

Steve Martin was on Jimmy Fallon Monday night with Edie Brickell talking music, but he also took a few minutes to talk about doing stand up comedy for the first time in 35 years.
January 19, 2016

The Ultimate Sam Kinison Collection Coming Soon Via Comedy Dynamics

Comedy Dynamics is once again compiling a collection of one of the most important voices in comedic history. The Sam Kinison Comedy Collection, will feature Kinison’s comedy specials and the documentary made by Bill Kinison entitled Brother Sam, (based on the book of the same name).
January 6, 2016

Artie Lange is Doing Nasty Things in Montreal and In His Own Kitchen

Artie Lange has made a career out of being nasty so it is no surprise that when Showtime wanted to create a special based around the most popular show at Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival, they chose Artie Lange to host it.
December 31, 2015

Kardashians are Telling Kylie Jenner To Chill Out With The Social Media

Police are also advising Kylie to take a break, and her family is right behind them, advising Kylie to slow it down with the social media. Right, this is like Sam Kinison telling his kids to use their "inside voice.'
November 17, 2015

More Underrated Comedies to Add to Your Queue (Vol. 7)

You’ve seen the blockbusters, and all the Oscar contenders, but you still are looking for something to watch. Maybe something you missed. There are so many films that didn’t make a big splash, earn a lot of money or garner a lot of awards, or maybe don't get quoted by your friends, but they are worthy of being at the top of your queue. Ten smaller comedies that definitely worth watching. And as always, more to come.
August 14, 2015

Jim Norton Counted Down the Top 50 Stand Up Comics As Voted by SiriusXM Listeners

On Thursday SiriusXM launched a new comedy channel called Comedy Greats that will play the legends of comedy around the clock.  For their big launch event, Comedian […]
August 12, 2015

Famous Comedians Handle Hecklers

Comedy fans at digg.com put together this compilation of some of our most famous comics putting down hecklers.