Maui Comedy Festival announces 2015 dates, Black Friday packages available
Well, this is a fun piece of news to report on before the holiday season kicks off. After a killer time in paradise with 30+ of some of the best comedians working today, The Maui Comedy Festival has announced that it will be returning for a second season. The festival will once again take place [&he... [Read More]
Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines
Jerry Seinfeld will headline the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The comedy festival in the I Love Lucy star’s hometown takes place each summer to celebrate Lucille Ball’s spirit of laughter. The comedian helped organize its firs... [Read More]
This week in comedy: we comedy festivaled (again)
The fun never stops! Not that we’re complaining. After spending Halloweekend at the Maui Comedy Festival, which we now have a behind-the-scenes feature on to top last week’s extensive coverage, we enjoyed ourselves just as well at a much closer-to-home setting. The New York Comedy Festiv... [Read More]
Maui Comedy Festival: A behind the scenes look (photos)
Well, it’s a few days since we were in the beautiful 90-degree weather of Maui for the inaugural Maui Comedy Festival. To say it was an unbelievable experience is an understatement as we were afforded the opportunity to see not only great stand-up comedy shows, but to get a truly behind-the-sc... [Read More]
Comedy Central’s 2014 “Comics to Watch” showcase available now online
Each year Comedy Central selects a few up-and-coming stand-up comedians to feature in their “Comics to Watch” showcase. This year’s showcase was held at Carolines on Broadway last week as part of the New York Comedy Festival. If you couldn’t make it to Manhattan this year, ha... [Read More]
Tig Notaro hospitalized following triumphant topless New York Comedy Festival performance
Just 24 hours after another remarkably buzzworthy performance -- this time triumphantly onstage at New York City's Town Hall for the New York Comedy Festival -- Tig Notaro faced perhaps her most dangerous health scare yet. As Notaro tells it today to her Facebook friends, she had gotten offstage at ... [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival: Maria Bamford at Town Hall
Comedian of Comedy and actress Maria Bamford took the stage at Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival this past weekend at Town Hall NYC. Known for openness in her material about depression, she’s also been seen in Target commercials, on season four of Arrested Development and countle... [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival: Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso at Skirball Center
We stopped by the NYU Skirball Center to catch Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso from MTV’s Girl Code perform at Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival this past weekend. The crowd consisted mostly of large groups of women with a few sprinklings of men joining their significant other... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes, Bo Burnham, Pete Holmes to headline Gilda’s Laughfest
The fifth season of the midwestern comedy festival, Gilda’s Laughfest has announced its lineup and it’s stacked. From March 5th-15th in Grand Rapids, MI Laughfest will host some of the biggest names in stant-up comedy. This morning the festival announced its headliners, George Lopez, Pat... [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival: Bill Cosby at Carnegie Hall
There’s something to be said about watching a comedy legend like Bill Cosby perform in such a legendary venue as Carnegie Hall. While many comedians have performed the famed concert hall in its 123 year old history, Cosby’s connection to Carnegie goes way back. That was made evident with... [Read More]