A Compilation of the Worst Comedy Advice Ever Given
This article was written by Jake Fromm (@jakefromm), a standup comedian and co-host of Green, a comedy podcast where green comedians ask better comedians how to get better. If you want to hear more in-depth advice from some of the comedians quoted below on topics like writing for TV and pe... [Read More]
2016 #BrokenRecordShow Comedian Lineup Announced
Beginning at 5am on Sunday, May 15th, 2016, Nashville StandUp will attempt to top it’s own GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for “LONGEST STAND-UP COMEDY SHOW – MULTIPLE COMEDIANS” at The East Room in Nashville, TN.. by five minutes.The comedians currently scheduled to perform May 15-23 at The East Room as part of #BrokenRecordShow vol. 2 include Ian Abramson, Ahmed Ahmed, Sarah Albritton, Emma Arnold, Nate Bargatze, Brian Bates, Mary Jay Berger, DJ Buckley, Jesse Case, Cliff Cash, Chris Crofton, Bi... [Read More]
Brett Davis wins 2015 Andy Kaufman Award
Andy Kaufman never got to see Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut, but if he had, perhaps the late great performer would have served up a tribute similar to what Brett Davis produced on Sunday night, when Davis won the 11th annual Andy Kaufman Award. Davis actually employed some of his competitors for ... [Read More]
Preview this stand-up tour video with Nick Thune, Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg
Nick Thune's hometown Seattle Seahawks might not have sent the stand-up comedian off on a victory tour this week, but off to tour he shall go, nevertheless. Thune will have friends Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg opening for him on a tour that kicks off Wednesday in Portland, Maine, and continues thro... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Larry Wilmore era begins tonight on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show”
“It’s like ‘The Daily Show’, but Nightlier” says Larry Wilmore who’s new show aptly titled, The Nightly Show, begins tonight. Originally called The Minority Report, but ultimately changed, The Nightly Show is a spin-off of The Daily Show where Wilmore sp... [Read More]
Best of 2014: Best late night stand-up sets
We watch a lot of late night television ’round these parts. A large reason is because comedians get the chance to drop in an do a tight 5 for the late night audience. This year we saw so many great comedians make late night debuts or solidify their stance as comedy pros. Here are staff [&helli... [Read More]
Nick Thune, Kate Berlant, Ben Kronberg team up for February 2015 east coast tour
Three of the most innovative comedians working today are going on tour together. Nick Thune announced today via Twitter that he is teaming up with Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg for an east coast tour set for February 2015. Entitled the “Very Tour! Much Comedy!” tour, Thune, Berlant, and ... [Read More]
#TBT to when Ted & Gracie got engaged
Every Thursday, TLB participates in #TBT by scrounging around the internet for precious web gems of yore. Here’s one of our favorite videos that deserve some extra attention. It’s October, a lovely time for a beautiful Autumn wedding. This romantic season (I guess they all can be), remin... [Read More]
Behind the scenes of Ben Kronberg’s Late Night with Seth Meyers appearance
Stand-up comedian Ben Kronberg has released a seven-minute documentary following him as he prepared for and performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers this July. J LaLonde filmed Kronberg along the way, and fellow comedian Nick Thune provided moral support (reciprocated by Kronberg as Thune was taping... [Read More]