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 […]
October 9, 2018

The Five: Ryan Stanisz Picks The 5 Movies You Need to Watch If You’re Training to Be in The Mafia

Comedian, producer and director Ryan Stanisz founded the sketch troupe, Clip Show, a group made up of stand-up comics and improvisers. He directs and produces each […]
September 8, 2018

The 5: Blake Wexler’s Five Worst Hangover-Inducing Types of Booze

Blake Wexler, chart-topping standup comedian’s sophomore album Stuffed Boy is is out this weekend exclusively on Audible, and its already available for pre-order everywhere albums are […]
June 15, 2018

The 5! Kyle Bottom’s 5 Retro Nintendo Games that Ruined His Childhood in One Way or Another

SiriusXM Top Comic Finalist and Canadian comedian Kyle Bottom released his debut comedy album, Dungeon Master on 604 Records earlier this year. Born in Vancouver, his […]
April 24, 2018

The 5: Broken Lizard’s Five Most Quotable Movie Quotes

Sixteen years after the release of Super Troopers, the Broken Lizard gang is back on patrol with the release of the long-awaited sequel, Super Troopers 2. […]
April 5, 2018

The 5: Dan Schlissel’s Top 5 Places to Eat After a Comedy Show in the United States

Grammy Award-winning comedy producer Dan Schlissel runs Stand Up! Records based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  With a growing catalog and more than 180 releases, they have a 17-year history […]
March 28, 2018

The 5: Lauren Maul’s Top 5 Places to Booze in Brooklyn

Lauren Maul was named one of the “50 Funniest People in Brooklyn” by Brooklyn Magazine in 2016. Lauren creates music, films, puppets, stand-up routines and has […]
February 6, 2018

The 5: Selena Coppock’s 5 Best Ways to Make It to Payday On Very Little Money

  Selena Coppock released her debut stand up album, “Seen Better Days”, and it hit #1 on iTunes for almost a week!  Seen Better Days features […]
January 18, 2018

Geoff Tate’s The 5: The Five Greatest Tom Petty Songs to Listen to While High

Comedian Geoff Tate’s new album, People Are What People Make ‘Em is out on brand new comedy label, Blonde Medicine.  A Cincinnati-based comedian, Geoff Tate has […]
January 12, 2018

Dave Ross’ The 5: Five Celebrities Who I’m Positive Get Startled A Lot

Shannon Cloud, Olivia Doud, Matt Ingebretson, & Dave Ross produce the hit stand up show Good Heroin which has been running for three great years now. […]
August 30, 2017

The 5: Five Times the Internet Cared When Real People Didn’t

The 5: Five Times the Internet Cared When Real People Didn’t If you follow comedy, Josh Johnson is most definitely someone you need to know. He […]
June 6, 2017

The 5: Greatest Mean Dad Father/Son Songs, As Chosen By Tom Shillue

Comedian Tom Shillue, the author of Mean Dads for a Better America thinks a mean dad is a good dad, and he’s found all the proof […]
April 21, 2017

The Five: Five Albums That Tried to Destroy Richard Nixon

Jason Klamm is a filmmaker, author, actor and podcaster. He directed one of the world’s first viral videos, has written two books, and is working on […]
March 2, 2017

The 5: The Top Five Times David Mamet Used Dialogue To Upset You!

This week’s The FIVE comes to us from comedic improv’ers Hunter Nelson and Terry Withers. Hunter and Terry are veteran performers and teachers at the country’s […]
January 22, 2017

The 5: Five Fabulous Times Talk Shows Got Awkward

Comedian Tyler Richardson moved to New York City after years in Washington D.C. and quickly began performing in the city’s most popular clubs and shows. He’s got […]
January 11, 2017

The 5: Five Songs You Don’t Want to Come on iPod Shuffle When Having Sex

Lisa Best just released her debut album, Brain Bank.  After a few years of bolstering her reputation as a sharp joke writer with a unique point […]
November 5, 2016

The 5: Matthew Broussard Picks His Own Top 5 Matthew Broussard Monday Punday Cartoons

Matthew Broussard is a comedian, an actor, and the artist who entertains his audience every Monday morning with a brand new original pun cartoon.  Matthew picked […]