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 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, […]
July 26, 2018

Is Samantha Bee Taking Shots at Seinfeld?

“I know exactly how to get an audience’s attention in 2018.” Sam Bee does a segment trashing Trump with Russian dissident Masha Gessen, and Jason Alexander […]
June 21, 2018

Tom Papa Loves Hearing Voices, and Writing About Them

Tom Papa is not only a great comedian, he’s also a consummate writer and proud of it.  When I sat down to talk with him in […]
June 14, 2018

Seinfeld Sits Between Two Ferns

A lot of very famous people have sat between two ferns on Zach Galifianakis’ beloved intermittent interview series–  “Between Two Ferns”.  President Obama, Jimmy Kimmel and […]
June 13, 2018

The Hollywood Reporter Names 40 Most Powerful Comedy Suits Legends Aueters Arena Fillers and Movie Stars

The Hollywood Reporter has put out its first ever comedy power list, profiling those who hold the cards in the booming business of comedy. They divided […]
June 11, 2018

Stand Up New York Offers Annual Membership, Roy Wood Jr.’s Pilot, and Joey “Coco” Diaz on “I’m Dying Up Here”

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 […]
June 4, 2018

Jerry Seinfeld Drops In, Wants a Bigger Crowd, Gets One; Plus Billy Gardell, Comedy VR 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 […]
May 30, 2018

Comedians in Cars Lawsuit Against Jerry Seinfeld Ramps Up a Notch

Christian Charles just took his lawsuit against Jerry Seinfeld to the next level- he amended the complaint he filed in February and has retained serious counsel– […]
May 23, 2018

Julia Louis Dreyfus Joins the Ranks of Letterman, Newhart, Burnett as Recipient of Mark Twain Prize

Julia Louis Dreyfus will be awarded comedy’s highest honors this year as the 2018 recipient of the Mark Twain Award.  Today the Kennedy Center announced that […]
May 20, 2018

What Did You Miss on Saturday Night Live This Week? Tina Fey Brings Out Stars, Trump Orders for the Table, and Weekend Update Shares Jokes Too Offensive For TV

Saturday Night Live put a bow on its 43rd season last night, with Tina Fey in the host seat.  Big stars turned out for the last […]
May 16, 2018

Website Ranks Elaines Boyfriends

This website decided the world needed a rank list of Elaine’s relationships from Seinfeld. From #29- the one who took “it” “out” through #1 (spoiler alert, […]
May 16, 2018

A Salute To Celebrity Twinks

Buzzfeed salutes celebrity twinks with 26 famous twinks. Sorry kids, the twink is not a new thing and there will always be twinks. Johnny Depp was […]
April 11, 2018

Original SNL Castmembers Will Headline National Comedy Center Opening, Plus Schumer, Tomlin, Drescher and More

The National Comedy Center opens its doors during the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in August and comedy fans can expect to see some legends on […]
April 2, 2018

Comedy March Madness Picks a Winner, Seinfeld and George Wallace Surprise Fundraiser Crowd, and News From Andrew Schulz, Tim Dillon, 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 […]
April 2, 2018

National Comedy Center Will Open Its Doors Aug 1; Schumer Seeking Congressional Designation

The National Comedy Center, the first non-profit cultural institution and national-scale visitor experience dedicated to the art of comedy, announces its opening August 1-5, 2018, coinciding […]
March 22, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: March 22, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
March 21, 2018

Notes From a Comedy Junkie: March in Chicago with Big Jay, the Return of Matteo Lane, a Fond Farewell and a Great Beginning

  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, […]
March 19, 2018

In the Clubs this Week, Q Back at the Friars Club, Plus News From Jim Mendrinos, Q, Bryan Johnson, Brett Davis 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 17, 2018

What Makes Joe List Nervous About His New Netflix Special? Everything.

Shooting 30 minutes of stand-up in front of a live Los Angeles audience was the easy part. For Joe List, the hard part is the anxiety […]
March 6, 2018

Gad Elmaleh Achieves his “American Dream” with Netflix Special

“I think English stand-up was my mistress. French comedy is my wife, and my mother would be my home country of Morocco, where I was born.” […]
March 5, 2018

The Inside Scoop on Adam Sandler’s Secret Netflix Taping Plus Judy Gold, 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 2, 2018

Jeff Ross Talks Season Two’s Roast Battle Finale From the Set of HBO’s Crashing

In Season Two, HBO’s Crashing has moved way past Pete Holmes’ failed marriage and open mic appearances. Throughout this season we’ve watched Pete make his way […]
February 26, 2018

Jim Florentine’s Son Opens For Him at Book Release Party, Impractical Joker “Q” Does Q&A at Friars Club, Corinne Fisher Shares Her Experience With Bill Burr And Seinfeld, and Some Editorial Thoughts About Dressing Respectfully

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 […]
February 22, 2018

Trailer Shows a Glimpse Inside Judd Apatow’s New Garry Shandling Doc

Garry Shandling was the most important mentor Judd Apatow had for 25 years. That’s how the trailer for Apatow’s new documentary about his pal Garry opens. […]
February 21, 2018

Gad Elmaleh Shows Us That Rich People Want the American Dream Too

Gad Elmaleh came to America to pursue the American dream, like countless generations of immigrants before him. Of course, he was already rich and famous when […]
February 15, 2018

Amy Schumer Got Married!

In a move that surprised just about everyone, just days after announcing she had a boyfriend, Amy Schumer married boyfriend Chris Fischer in Malibu. Nope, it […]