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The Best Jokes About New York City

Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy

Few cities have inspired as much comedy as New York, and it's no coincidence that it's where many of the best comedians in America have cut their teet...

New York's Best Comedy Festival This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.13.2012 | Comedy

Tonight, the best ironic-comedy-festival-but-also-real-comedy-festival known to man, the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, begins its fifth year in Brook...

Stunning New Show Documents One Year In Comedy

Posted 08.23.2012 | Comedy

Photographer Mindy Tucker has been documenting the New York comedy scene for the past six years, shooting a variety of shows, headshots, events, parti...

WATCH: Petitioning People To Stop Petitioning People

Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

You know that awkward moment when you see one of those canvassing clipboard people on the street ahead of you? And you pray that they won't notice you...

WATCH: Comedians To Perform At The NY Funny Songs Fest

Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

"Comedy music is a unique art form that gives bookers a headache since they don’t know whether to put us in stand up clubs or music venues,” says ...

Comedians Making Their Own Way in Era of Do-It-Yourself Comedy

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 06.18.2012 | Comedy
Eric Schmeltzer

Technology is allowing comedians with a different voice to do an end-around the traditional path of comedic success that many of their counterparts take.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Jena Kingsley | Posted 06.18.2012 | Comedy
Jena Kingsley

My doormen are essentially a gateway into my life.

A Woman in Comedy: Laughing Through New York and Boston

Solange Garcia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Comedy
Solange Garcia

I hope you will join me on this ride of twists, turns, jumps, dips, and inevitable lady part jokes. Let women reign and the people laugh. Let my people laugh!

Ross Luippold

WATCH: 8 Reasons We Are Looking Forward To The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.16.2011 | Comedy

Four years ago, Eugene Mirman had a dream. The comedian, a New York City mainstay, recognized that dozens of festivals devoted to stand-up comedy come...

Patton Oswalt Perfectly Compares NYC and L.A. In A.V. Club Interview

Posted 10.31.2011 | Comedy

In an eye-opening Patton Oswalt interview with The A.V. Club's Genevieve Koski published on Wednesday, Oswalt speaks eloquently and at length about th...

Top 12 Reasons To Attend The 2011 New York Comedy Festival

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 10.10.2011 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

If, for no other reason, it will be fun to read all of the picket signs outside of Tracy Morgan's show

"Black Girls Aren't Funny!" (I'm Fat + Funny + Female, so Where's My Sitcom?)

Erica Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erica Watson

It's a little known fact that from birth, most black girls in inner cities are groomed for the possibility of being the "window character" to the white heroine in a romantic comedy.