“Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden” coming March 6th to Netflix
Netflix has announced a premiere date for Aziz Ansari’s upcoming stand-up special. The Netflix original show will debut on March 6 at 12:01am PST in all markets where Netflix is available. Aziz Ansari: Live At Madison Square Garden features the comedian performing in front of a sold-out a... [Read More]
 
Rare Louis C.K. “One Night Stand” special from 1995
Louis C.K. is the biggest name in comedy right now, hands down. Sold Out shows at Madison Square Garden, a new hour long special, and a ground breaking television show all happening at the same time. Let’s turn on the way back machine and watch his rare HBO One Night Stand set shall we. R... [Read More]
 
Stream “Hannibal Buress: Live From Chicago” free all month long
Hannibal has come a long way since 2002 when he started doing stand-up in Chicago. Then there were the days when he would travel between Chicago and New York playing shows anywhere. It was at one of these shows that I had a chance meeting with him as we were both performing the same night […]... [Read More]
 
Jen Kirkman: The Laughspin Interview (or Proof of why Jen Kirkman is the Shit)
Chatting one-on-one with Jen Kirkman is a little bit like breaking into the Museum of Natural History after hours. It’s an act that manages to be both nerdy and rebellious, where one could simply wander unsupervised through the halls, soaking up every ounce of information while giggling openly... [Read More]
 
Amy Schumer’s call for a Comedian’s Bill of Rights or Comedy Club Commandments that every booker should heed
Amy Schumer went off on a bit of a rant toward the end of her appearance this month on Brian Koppelman's Grantland podcast, "The Moment." They'd finished talking about comedy strikes of the past and recent past, and Koppleman wanted to ask Schumer about the third season of her Comedy Central series,... [Read More]
 
Louis CK talks Live at The Comedy Store with former Comedy Store regular David Letterman
Louis CK sent out a sincerely funny email on Monday to his fans, letting them know that the blizzard named Juno had forced him to prematurely cancel his fourth and final planned performance tonight at Madison Square Garden. He wrote Monday afternoon: "Well I didn't know you could call a thing histor... [Read More]
 
In her own words: Tig Notaro on the decision to reveal her scars most truthfully and literally onstage
Tig Notaro has the first and more dramatic documentaries about her recent life debuting this month at the Sundance Film Festival. Tig will screen five times this week at Sundance. It covers a trying period in Notaro's life in 2012, when, as the film's description notes: "Having just recovered from a... [Read More]
 
Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)
The premiere of Dane Cook’s newest comedy special Troublemaker on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10 pm ET isn’t just a representation of the veteran comedian’s evolution. It’s a homecoming of sorts. Comedy Central, after all, gave Dane his first few high-profile breaks. There ... [Read More]
 
Kyle Kinane’s special, “I Liked His Old Stuff Better” premieres tonight, watch some clips
Tonight is the night we’ve all been waiting for. It’s the premiere of Kyle Kinane’s new stand-up special, I Liked His Old Stuff Better. Kinane is easily one of our favorite comedians working today and his third time laying down an hour is one of his strongest yet. So before you snu... [Read More]
 
Kevin Pollak’s Misery Loves Comedy documentary: From Kickstarter to Sundance to distribution deal!
Even before its world premiere this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, Kevin Pollak's TV misery (spoiler alert!) can be pushed aside for joy and gratitude as his new stand-up comedy documentary, Misery Loves Comedy, has been picked up for North American distribution by Tribeca Film. “Miser... [Read More]