January 17, 2018

Amazon Dumps Three More Comedy Series

Tig Notaro’s One Mississipi Cancelled By Amazon After deciding not to pick up any of the new comedy pilots released this season (most regrettably, Bridget Everett’s […]
December 12, 2017

Tig Notaro Relieved Louis C.K. No Longer Attached to One Mississippi

Tig Notaro appeared on The View this week and told Joy Behar its a “huge relief” that Louis C.K. has been removed from her show One […]
August 23, 2017

Tig Notaro Says Louis C.K. Needs to Handle Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In a new interview with The Daily Beast, Tig Notaro revealed that she and Louis C.K. are no longer on good terms. She told the Beast […]
May 18, 2017

Inside the 11th Hour Birth of Boston Calling’s Comedy Experience

The Boston Calling Music Festival has undergone a significant transformation in the past year- consolidating two annual outings to one, as well as a change in […]
April 13, 2017

Did SNL and Louis C.K. Steal Tig Notaro’s Clown Sketch?

Things might start getting a little awkward on the set of Tig Notaro's Amazon series, "One Mississippi".
April 8, 2017

Dave Attell Headlining New Comedy Festival in Las Vegas

Back in January, we announced that the inaugural Crapshoot Comedy Festival was preparing to launch in Las Vegas this May. Now that we’re a little over […]
December 21, 2016

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2016

  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 6, 2016

Women Dominate the Comedy Album Grammy Nominations

The Grammy Nominations are in, and for the first time ever in the history of the Grammy Awards, three women have been nominated for Best Comedy […]
October 28, 2016

Tig Notaro Plans to Take Big Risk On Stage at NYCF

The New York Comedy Festival is always jam packed full of killer acts, and this year is no exception. Comedy juggernauts like Patton Oswalt, Hannibal Buress, […]
September 16, 2016

Why So Many Comics and Fans Are Excited About JFL42, Toronto’s Just For Laughs Festival

If you think Just for Laughs is only about Montreal, think you’re missing at least half the story. We’re less than a week away from JFL42 […]
August 22, 2016

One of the Best Comedies of the Year Ends After Season Two

The news came in today that season two of The Jim Gaffigan Show will be the series’ last season.  Like with many breakups, Jim Gaffigan announced on social […]
August 8, 2016

Patton Oswalt, Tracy Morgan, T.J. Miller, Bridget Everett, More to Headline New York Comedy Festival

It feels like the New York Comedy Festival is getting better and better every year, and the just released list of some of the headliners who […]
August 7, 2016

Woody Allen Amazon Series Gets Name and Date

The highly anticipated Woody Allen Amazon series starring Allen himself, Elaine May, and Miley Cyrus will debut on September 30th. The new series finally has a […]
July 20, 2016

Leslie Jones Quits Twitter, Tens of Thousands Hashtag #LoveForLeslieJ

  Yesterday, after reading that comedian and actress Leslie Jones had received a slew of hateful racist tweets, tens of thousands of social media users took to […]
July 18, 2016

Tig Notaro Gets Intimate and Personal on Twitter

Mother and babies are looking great in a new Tweet posted today. Although Tig Notaro has made it clear in the past that she isn’t interested in […]
May 29, 2016

Summer Reading List 2016! Featuring 42 Comedy and Other Books

Every year we put out a list of 42 book recommendations to keep you busy by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, or wherever you plan to be all summer. Lori Satterlee and Larry Carlson are well known as frequent callers and contributors to the Bennington Show on SiriusXM, friends of ours, and they're also avid readers and impassioned booksellers. They met, and fell in love while working for Barnes and Noble, so we invited them to create this year's annual Summer Reading List. They graciously and excitedly agreed.
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 […]
May 7, 2016

Tig Notaro Starting Her Own Comedy Recording Label, Signs First Comic

In an interview with Billboard, comedian Tig Notaro revealed that she will soon be launching her own comedy label called Bentzen Ball Records.
February 24, 2016

Maria Bamford Announces Lady Dynamite Date and So Does Judd Apatow, Sarah Silverman, Tig Notaro and Maria’s Dad

That date is May 20th and the place is Netflix. If you are a regular reader of this website, odds are you know a thing or two about comedy. If you know a thing or two about comedy, you already know who Maria Bamford is. If you know Bamford, you might know about yesterday’s celebrity twitter storm around #ladydynamite.
January 17, 2016

Louie Future Unclear While Louis C.K. Busy Creating Other Comedies

FX CEO John Landgraff said on Saturday during the Television Critics Association press tour, that it is unclear when or whether the Louis C.K. series "Louie" would return.
December 21, 2015

Top Ten Comedy Specials of 2015! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of all things comedy in 2015 continues with the 11 best comedy specials released this year. Enjoy our picks for funniest, most original comedy specials this year, We picked our top eleven, but its up to you to decide who is #1. Last year you picked Jim Jefferies "Bare" as the comedy special of the year. This year you can choose from
November 7, 2015

Watch Tig Notaro’s ‘One Mississippi’ Pilot Now on Amazon

The Amazon Pilots for Fall 2015 are live on Amazon.com and Tig Notaro's One Missisippi is the clear standout.
October 5, 2015

Paul F Tompkins Gets a Fourth Season of “No, You Shut Up!” on Fusion

Fusion networks announced today that the Paul F. Tompkins acclaimed news-slash-talk show with puppets, "No, You Shut Up!" will get a fourth season on the network.
September 24, 2015

Two New Amazon Comedy Pilots Announced Bringing Tig Notaro, Louis CK and More to the Platform

Following Amazon's five Primetime Emmy wins, six pilots will launch from acclaimed creators this season, with a lot of comedy names involved. One Mississippi, a dark comedy based on Tig Notaro's life hails from Executive Producers Louis CK, Notaro, Diablo Cody and Executive Producer/Director Nicole Holofcener.
August 12, 2015

Tig Notaro Got a New Kitten Named Fluff

Tig Notaro was on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night, and talked about her upcoming HBO Special, Boyish Girl Interrupted, her documentary, Tig, which is currently on Netflix, her recent Showtime series Knock Knock It's Tig Notaro.
July 29, 2015

Tig Notaro To Star In Louis CK-Led Amazon Comedy

Tig Notaro's career continues to soar. After a giant Boyish Girl Interrupted tour, the release of her Showtime series Knock Knock It's Tig Notaro, a successful Netflix documentary Tig and her upcoming HBO stand-up special, Tig will be co-creating and starring in a new television series.
July 28, 2015

Fun Fun Fun Fest Will Feature Tig Notaro, Todd Barry, Twerking, Air Sex and More

For those looking for something different this year in the festival circuit, the Fun Fun Fun Fest is celebrating their 10th Anniversary in Austin and in addition to a huge music line up for the fest, they've also got big plans for their comedy stage.