February 16, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: February 16, 2018

Avengers Assemble! For a brand new Saturday Night Live tonight hosted by Don Cheadle!
February 12, 2019

John Mulaney and Sebastian Maniscalco Will Anchor LucyFest at National Comedy Center in 2019

Sebastian Maniscalco and John Mulaney will headline the 2019 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 7-11. Following up big after a wildly successful LucyFest in 2018, for the […]
February 9, 2019

National Comedy Center One Step Closer to Officially Being the Center of Comedy in the United States

The National Comedy Center in Jamestown New York is about to receive a very significant designation. Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Friday that the center will […]
February 2, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Other Comedy News, Jerry Seinfeld, Pete Davidson, Artie Lange, Bill Cosby and Jim Jefferies.

This week we wrote about Comedy Central announcing dates for Clusterfest, Nicky Sunshine’s new show, Michael Che’s big shocking announcement, the new power pairing of Judd […]
January 28, 2019

French Headlines Accuse Gad Elmaleh of Joke Theft

A 13 minute long video has been posted to an account called CopyComic on YouTube that accuses Gad Elmaleh of lifting material from roughly a dozen […]
January 28, 2019

Amy Schumer’s Secret Sneakers?

Don’t look down, Page Six just broke a big story wide open, reporting that Amy Schumer has something to hide and its a pair of purple […]
January 24, 2019

Colin Quinn’s Red State Blue State Opens Officially on Minetta Lane (REVIEW)

Colin Quinn Shames Everyone in Red State Blue State Its not big surprise to say that Red State Blue State is a brilliant show- the kind […]
January 24, 2019

Larry Charles Follows in Albert Brooks Fictional Footsteps in New Netflix Series

Deadline filled in some details on Wednesday on the upcoming series hosted by Larry Charles. The docuseries titled “Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy” features the […]
January 23, 2019

Ernie Kovacs to be Celebrated by National Comedy Center with Exhibit of Never-Before-Seen Archives

“The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit” to Debut in August 2019 The National Comedy Center will celebrate the centennial year of legendary comedy innovator Ernie Kovacs with […]
January 2, 2019

Bob Einstein Dies; Comedy Loses a Brilliant and Unforgettable Voice

Whether you were a gigantic fan of Super Dave Osborne, Marty Funkhouser or both was a generational thing, but the same man created both characters and […]
December 31, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of December 31, 2018

Happy New Year! Happy Old Late Night Talk Show Episodes!
December 31, 2018

The Very Best of 2018 on The IBang!

It’s been five years since we started covering the comedy-verse and 2018 has been an exciting year with an updated site, bigger and better interviews than […]
December 30, 2018

The 2018 Awards for Remarkable Achievements of Exceptional Noteworthiness for Unrelated Things in Comedy

Some of the best comedy moments defy categorization but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve recognition. Some of these ‘awards’ are genuine and some of them […]
December 29, 2018

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2018

Comedy in 2018. A lot happened in comedy news in 2018- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing […]
December 28, 2018

The 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s time for the 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards, counting down the biggest and baddest scandals that rocked the comedy […]
December 26, 2018

10 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2018

The very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can be performed. […]
December 24, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of December 24, 2018

Happy Christmas Eve! Let's see what Santa is bringing us in the way of late night comedy this week.
December 24, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Seinfeld, and Louis C.K. N-Word Video Upsets Social Media But What Do Other Comics Think!?

A clip from the 2011 HBO special “Talking Funny” is upsetting the internet this weekend. The video shows Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Seinfeld and Ricky Gervais […]
December 21, 2018

Jerry Stiller Still Doesn’t Know If The Costanzas Were Italian

There were many unanswered questions about the Seinfeld series. Who is Elaine’s mom? Did George have a brother?  Why not try the pie?  But perhaps the […]
December 20, 2018

Gervais Joins Highest Paid Comedians List at #5

Once again, Forbes has released its list of the highest paid comedians in the world, and the list is back to being all about that dick.  […]
December 20, 2018

The Ten Best Stand Up Comedians of 2018! Vote For #1

  2018 Stand Up Comedian of the Year It’s the end of our fifth year covering all the greatest comedy happening in the United States and […]
December 19, 2018

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2018! (As Decided by the Country’s Best Club Owners, Bookers and Producers)

The Best Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2018 It’s our fifth annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over North America. […]
December 17, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks Mascot Isn’t Here To Take Anyone’s Shit

It’s a tense time for the mascot community, everyone is on edge and jealous of the success Gritty has gotten over the past few months. Cops […]
December 17, 2018

Brian Regan Finally Has His Own TV Show; Here’s How Jerry Seinfeld Helped Make It Happen

Brian Regan is definitely in the running on any list of America’s favorite stand up comedian. His fanbase is gigantic, he’s beloved by millions, and he […]
December 12, 2018

Brian Regan Returns to Unmasked Series for a Third Hour, Get Tickets

Comedy legend Brian Regan is coming to New York City to sit down with Ron Bennington at the famed Village Underground at the Comedy Cellar on […]
November 30, 2018

Seinfeld Clarifies His Thoughts on PC Culture in Conversation with Ricky Gervais and Ron Bennington

Three of the great minds in comedy got together to talk about the state of comedy today on Rick Gervais’ SiriusXM show, “Ricky Gervais is Deadly […]
November 24, 2018

Brian Regan Has a Sketch Show Coming to Netflix

Brian Regan has proven to the world that he’s one of the greatest stand up writers and performers of our lifetime and one of the most […]