July 30, 2017

Goddamn Comedy Jam Rocks For Thousands in Montreal; Oh and Comedy Central Cancelled Their Show

Josh Adam Meyers led his Goddamn Comedy band, crew and a slew of superstars in a killer performance in Montreal at Just for Laughs on Saturday […]
May 21, 2017

Sasheer Zamata Leaving SNL

With this weekend’s finale of season 42 of Saturday Night Live, the show said goodbye to two longtime cast members: Bobby Moynihan and Vanessa Bayer, who […]
May 21, 2017

Child Molesting Robot Sketch Pisses Off Twitter

Last night on Saturday Night Live the show went out with a giant bang. It was funny, provocative and took a lot of risks. At the […]
April 16, 2017

Last Night on Saturday Night Live, Fallon’s Confusing Party Monologue, Spicey’s Back and a Solid Night of Sketches

Fallon is back, and with Jimmy in the house, SNL this week was all about fun. In true Fallon fashion, there was music, there was dance, […]
March 19, 2017

SXSW Comedy Festival in Year 10 Has Highlights, But May Be Suffering From Arrested Development

SXSW Comedy Festival Suffering From Arrrested Development? The first time I attended South by Southwest (SXSW or “South By”) was in 2012, primarily for music. However, […]
December 7, 2016

Bobby Moynihan, Judah Friedlander and Sasheer Zamata Name Their Favorite Holiday Specials

Nickelodeon is premiering its first ever hour long animated Christmas special this Friday and we talked to the movie’s stars. Judah Friedlander, Sasheer Zamata, and Bobby […]
October 9, 2016

SNL Highlights: Baldwin Returns For Trump Pussygate, Fallon and Fey Take on the Philly Accent, and All the Hip Hop Hop You Can Handle

  Last week, the Saturday Night Live premiere set the bar high with great sketches in a Margot Robbie helmed episode. This week Lin-Manuel Miranda had […]
June 22, 2016

What’s So Special About Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train?

Night Train, hosted by Wyatt Cenac (of former Daily Show Correspondent fame), has occupied the Monday night slot at Littlefield in Brooklyn for about four years […]
June 2, 2016

Up Next…Liza Treyger: A Look Through The Lense at New York Comedy.

Phil Provencio documented some of New York City's best and most talented comedians through our "Up Next" series. Any list of the biggest talents in New York would be incomplete without including Liza Treyger.
May 16, 2016

Obama’s Favorite Apatow Movie, SNL Takes Over the Strip Plus News From Jay Pharoah, Mark Normand 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 13, 2016

SNL Gets Musical and Ariana Grande Nails Vocal Impressions of Britney, Shakira, Rihanna, Celine, Whitney

The sketch may not have made a lot of sense, but Ariana Grande got to show off an impressive array of musical impressions Saturday night on SNL playing an intern for Jay-Z's musical streaming company Tidal.
February 14, 2016

Three Ghostbusters Share Screen For First Time in SNL Sketch

Melissa McCarthy hosted SNL last night giving us our first glimpse at the on screen chemistry of three of the four Ghostbusters. Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones shared the screen for the first time last night after spending last summer filming Paul Feig's 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters.
December 6, 2015

Kate McKinnon is So Funny That Ryan Gosling Can’t Hold It Together

Last night Saturday Night Live delivered a strong episode with some great music from Leon Bridges, a guest appearance from SNL alum Mike Myers and some really strong sketches, all featuring Gosling. There were so many great sketches last night it's hard to pick the best ones to share but there were two that stood out as the strongest.
November 16, 2015

Oh Hello! and More Big News From the New York Comedy Festival Including Judd Apatow, The Tonight Show 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 New York Comedy Festival!
November 15, 2015

Elizabeth Banks Plays Black Jeopardy with Sasheer and Jay

Last night on Saturday Night Live Elizabeth Banks joined a round of Black Jeopardy as "Alison" where the categories were "I Don't Know You", "White People", "It Aint Like That", "Shaking My Head", "What Had Happened Was" and "Whos Tryna."
October 23, 2015

Sasheer Zamata, ACLU Ambassador, Has a Lesson About Gender Privilege to Share

Congratulations to New York comedian and SNL castmember Sasheer Zamata who recently got promoted to repertory player during her third season with Saturday Night Live and now begins a turn as a celebrity ambassador to the ACLU.
October 12, 2015

Bobcat Headlines Gotham, Steve Marden Wins, A Management Change and More News From the New York Comedy 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey stopped at Gotham, New York Comedy Club, QED, The Stand, Creek and the Cave and more!
September 21, 2015

SNL Castmembers Headline Gotham, Big News for Teachers Lounge, Taping With Rip Micheals and We Talked With SNL’s Newest Castmember

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 stopped at Gotham Comedy Live, The Stand and more!
May 10, 2015

Saturday Night Live Moms Share Video of SNL Castmembers as Dumb Kids

Last night Saturday Night pulled off a great double play with their tribute to Mothers Day. First, SNL castmembers and featured players brought their moms out on stage so they could confess something they did wrong as a kid, and apologize for the very real, terrible things they did to theim. Host Reese Witherspoon was not exempt from the process.
April 9, 2015

Moontower Comedy Festival Must See Shows of 2015

MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITIES FESTIVAL is coming up this month, and once again its shaping up to be one of the best festivals of the year. Moontower, more than any other festival has the feeling of comedy summer camp. The venues are all close enough to walk to, the weather is pretty stunning, and there's great food all around you-- including some of the best bbq in the country. Plus there are parties every night, a giant Ping Pong tournament and walk in access to dozens of events, all with the company of somewhere around 100 of the country's funniest comedians
March 23, 2015

Kevin Hart Surprise Sets, Yannis Pappas Has New Web Series and Roy Wood Jr. and Kurt Metzger Both Working on Pilots and More This Week in New York 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey reports from Comedy Juice, The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and more...
March 11, 2015

What’s Happening in Comedy at SXSW 2015

SXSW kicks off in Austin, Texas this Saturday, March 14th.
February 16, 2015

Gilbert Gottfried, John Oliver, Colin Quinn Represent at Benefit For Kids, Tom Arnold at GCL and Kevin Nealon Shares Stage with Jerry Springer

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 reports from The Stand, Gotham Comedy Live and Gilbert Gottfried's benefit for school kids.
February 15, 2015

SNL 40: Live From New York, It’s Saturday Night…On A Sunday!

Saturday Night Live is celebrating its 40th season with gigantic special Sunday Night on NBC. It's a reunion of players, hosts and performers from the original season to current one and every one in between. So far, no one really knows what to expect when the special airs live on Sunday night. One of the anticipated moments is the return of Eddie Murphy to SNL after 31 years and he didn't know how it was all going to work.
January 4, 2015

NYC Podfest 2015 Coming January 9th – January 11th

The 3rd annual NYC Podfest is returning to the city to celebrate the world of New York podcasting.
December 27, 2014

Plan Your New Year! A Guide To 2014’s New Year’s Eve Live Comedy Shows Across the Country

Here are the comedians and clubs where you can make it an extra Happy New Year!
December 14, 2014

Sasheer Zamata Asks Why Are There No Black Emojis on Weekend Update

Saturday Night Live's Sasheer Zamata was dropping truth bombs about the emojis found on Apple products on Weekend Update.