April 26, 2020

The 5: Andrew Mayer Ranks the Top Five Air Bud Movies For Your Quarantine Binge Needs

On April 24th, Boston-based comedian Andrew Mayer released his sophomore stand-up comedy album, Having a Nice Time, via record label Blonde Medicine. The album was recorded […]
April 19, 2020

The 5: Amber Preston’s FIVE Favorite Places to Grab Coffee and Write in Minneapolis, MN

Amber Preston has appeared on national commercials for Buffalo Wild Wings and Booking.com, at numerous festivals from Sketchfest to Gilda’s Laughfest (where she was named “Best […]
March 9, 2020

The 5: Monty Scott’s Top 5 Times Home Invader’s Had Their Asses Handed to Them

Monty Scott is a Toronto-based comedian who’s been featured at JFL 42 and can be regularly heard on SiriusXM. His debut album, The Abyss Stares Back […]
February 11, 2020

The 5: Ben Rosenfeld’s Top Five Russian Dash Cam Videos

Ben Rosenfeld is a quirky immigrant whose comedy can be best described as “playfully dark, seriously smartass.” Ben’s comedy blends his family’s experience as Russian Jewish […]
February 7, 2020

The 5: Great Music Videos Directed by Oscar Winners

It’s Oscar Time and by now you’re probably sick of reading about 1917, The Joker, Parasite and Brad Pitt. So instead of giving our predictions and […]
January 31, 2020

The 5: Top Five Times People Deserved to Get Murdered by Animals

Andie Main is a comedian originally from Portland, OR who recently moved to Denver because Portland is kind of annoying. Denver’s pretty tight though. Main was […]
December 16, 2019

The 5: Doug Smith’s Top Five Shows for Pre-Schoolers That Won’t Make Parents Wanna Kill Themselves

This week on “The 5”, New York comedian Doug Smith wants to help parents of pre-school aged kids avoid a very common problem: smashing their brains […]
December 4, 2019

Kendra Cunningham’s The 5: Five Less Than One Minute Scenes Proving Naked Gun is the Funniest Movie in the History of Time

Kendra Cunningham’s double album Less Bitter, More Glitter with Katina Corrao is out now on 800 Pound Gorilla Records! Boston bred and Brooklyn based, Kendra Cunningham […]
November 16, 2019

THE 5: Sean McDonnell’s Top 5 YouTube Videos That Made Me Realize I Should Start Reading More

Vancouver comedian Sean McDonnell is only 22 years old, and about to release his debut album. Out November 13th via 604 records, “All In My Head” […]
November 10, 2019

Carolyn Bergier’s The 5: Dyking Out Podcast Chooses the Five Worst Lesbian Sex Scenes

Carolyn Bergier is a writer and stand up comedian based in New York City. She’s performed in the Cinder Block, She Devil, and Devil’s Cup comedy […]
November 4, 2019

The 5: Matt Koff’s Top 5 Places In NYC To Get Some F$%king Peace And Quiet

    Matt Koff’s debut comedy album Who’s My Little Guy? is now out on 800 Pound Gorilla.  Fans know Matt from his writing on Comedy […]
October 25, 2019

The 5: Whitney Chitwood’s Top Five Queer Haircuts of All Time

Comedian Whitney Chitwood is making her Stand Up! Records debut with her new album, “The Bakery Case,” out on October 18 With her chronic chainsmoker voice and a jawline that […]
October 15, 2019

The 5: Katie Compa’s Five Foreign Words English Needs

Little Lamb Recordings announced the release of HARD PASS, the debut comedy album from New York’s Katie Compa. Katie is a woman who knows what she […]
September 18, 2019

The 5: Shalewa Sharpe’s Top Five Animal Escapes

Shalewa Sharpe is high on my list of comedians you should know about, but most of you don’t. The first time I saw her, she was […]
August 19, 2019

The 5: Amanda Hunt’s Five Monica Lewinsky Quotes We Can All Relate To

Comedian Amanda Hunt is a fiercely outspoken critic of injustice and makes no secret of her feminist views on the internet. She also has the vocal […]
August 13, 2019

The 5: Andrea Allan’s Top Five Places to Weep in Public in NYC

Canadian, New York City comedian Andrea Allan released her debut comedy EP “GONZO” this summer and immediately hit #1 on the iTunes Comedy Charts. Andrea, who […]
June 6, 2019

The 5: Christine Meehan-Berg’s Top 5 Gifts That May Save The Mental State Of Your Friend Who Is Having A Kid

  NYC’s own Christine Meehan-Berg just released her debut stand-up album, Bumped via You Lucky Dog Productions. A very funny, very pregnant woman delivering jokes that […]
May 21, 2019

The 5: Jessie Jolles Picks the Top 5 Ridiculous Romances: Rom-Film Moments That Stink on Ice

Jessie Jolles is a NY based comic who currently works as a writer/director for Betches Media creating viral video content for the millennial female brand. This […]
May 9, 2019

The 5: Ted Alexandro’s Top Five British Crime Dramas

Did you know that beloved stand-up comedian Ted Alexandro has a podcast? After years of appearing on everyone else’s, he realized he loves the format so […]
April 30, 2019

The 5: Kathleen Madigan Picks the 5 Most Fun Social Media Accounts to Follow

Comedian Kathleen Madigan is one of the funniest headliners on the planet and she just announced the Fall leg of her tour 2019 HOT DOGS & […]
April 24, 2019

The 5: Brian Volk Weiss Gives His Top 5 Kirk Quotes From Star Trek

Brian Brian Volk-Weiss founded Comedy Dynamics, the largest independent comedy production and distribution company in the country and has massive influence over the comedy you get […]
April 9, 2019

The 5: Jill-Michele Melean’s Five Places to Visit in Miami to Make You Feel Like a Native

Jill-Michele Melean filmed her one-hour standup special with Comedy Dynamics. From impressions, to family to dating, her new special is filled with 15 years of hilarious […]
April 4, 2019

The 5: Gastor Almonte’s Top Five Dominican Foods (and where to get them in NYC)

On April 4th, Gastor Almonte will drop his debut comedy album “Immigrant Made” on 800 Pound Gorilla Records, followed by a video special version on Amazon […]
January 31, 2019

The 5: Nicky Sunshine Picks Her Top 5 Soul Food Spots in NYC

Nicky Sunshine is an actress, stand up comic, producer, improv artist, and writer who won an honorable mention in “NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity” competition and […]
January 17, 2019

The 5: Vicky Kuperman’s Five Ways to Make Sure You Record Your Stand Up Album in 2019

Driving 600 miles in a blizzard to do a 25-minute set at Johnny Big Balls’ Comedy Haha Laughter Sarcasm Den on Route 158 for $75 (minus […]
November 28, 2018

The 5: The Best UnChristmas Movies To Enjoy This Holiday Season

Every December, televisions around the country are inundated with holiday specials and Christmas movies. A Christmas Story airs for twenty-four hours straight on TBS, and all […]
November 15, 2018

THE 5: Johnny Taylor’s 5 Cities You Think Are Gonna Suck But They’re Actually Kinda Tight

This week, The 5 comes from LA comedian Johnny Taylor.  His new album, “Bummin’ with the Devil,” is out 12/7 on Stand Up! Records and available […]