A New Upstate NY Comedy Club Will Feature Creepy Holograms of Dead Comedians
by Megh Wright Here's some creepy news: According to The New York Times, a new comedy club will open in Jamestown, New York next near called the National Comedy Center, and they're hoping to attract crowds with their plans to feature a bunch of dead comedian holograms. National Comedy Center chairm... [Read More]
Snapshots: Josh Sneed remembers his time at the Punchline in Atlanta
Earlier this month, Josh Sneed headlined The Punchline Comedy Club in Atlanta. He took a selfie backstage and posted it a few days ago to Instagram, as we all are wont to do in 2015. But as you can see by reading the small print next to Sneed's face, he goes way back with this club, having scrawled ... [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’s ode to comedy clubs, in honor of his new special “Live at The Comedy Store”
In case you missed it, Louis CK sent out a mass email yesterday -- separate from the short missive notifying fans that his new stand-up special was now available for sale on his website, "Louis CK Live at The Comedy Store." Here are the relevant parts, in which the 47-year-old comedian describes the... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store now available!
Louis C.K.’s latest stand-up special Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store is available on his website for the now-customary $5. Earlier this week, FX secured the television broadcast rights to the special. He sent an email notifying his fans on Tuesday the day after canceling his record-se... [Read More]
Atlanta's The Punchline Comedy Club leaving long-time home
The Punchline Comedy Club, which has hosted more than 10,000 shows and featured some of comedy's biggest legends, will hit the road soon -- no joke. In April, the city's oldest comedy club will leave its home of 33 years at 280 Hilderbrand Drive Northeast in Sandy Springs, Ga., for a new location it plans to reveal later. [Read More]
Video: Upright Citizens Brigade opens new Los Angeles comedy theater on Sunset
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has carved out a big place in the Los Angeles comedy scene, with a popular comedy training program and performers who regularly turn up in TV and film. Now they're expanding that influence with a new theater and training center on Sunset Boulevard, while continuing to put on shows at their old Franklin Avenue location. [Read More]