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Stolen Moment Of The Week

Mindy Tucker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

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15 Surprising Facts About 'The Colbert Report'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.13.2013 | Comedy

As part of the 2013 New York Comedy Festival, Stephen Colbert and 17 members of his writing and production staff offered a rare look behind the scenes...

CANCELED

splitsider.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

At a performance at the New York Comedy Festival over the weekend, Anthony Jeselnik told the crowd that The Jeselnik Offensive has been canceled by Co...

Katla McGlynn

New York's Queen Of Comedy Opens Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.10.2012 | Comedy

After 30 years in the New York comedy scene, Caroline Hirsch has seen it all. The owner of Caroline's On Broadway in Times Square has helped launch th...

The 2012 New York Comedy Festival Lineup

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy

By the time we know who'll be President for the next four years, the 2012 New York Comedy Festival will descend upon New York City for five days of co...

Top 12 Reasons to Attend the 2012 New York Comedy Festival

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 10.08.2012 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

The 2012 New York Comedy Festival returns November 7-11 to offer up big laughs to the Big Apple with comedy's biggest stars performing on New York's grandest stages, including Carnegie Hall, The Beacon Theatre, Madison Square Garden, Town Hall, and The Apollo Theater.

Jeffrey Ross Presents 2011's 'Comics To Watch'

www.comedycentral.com | Posted 01.13.2012 | Comedy

Up-and-coming stand-ups from across the country perform at the New York Comedy Festival....

EXCLUSIVE: Jim Gaffigan Imagines If He Were In The Military

Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Just in time for Veterans Day, Jim Gaffigan told us what he would be like if he were forced to join the military today. Gaffigan performed on an al...

Katla McGlynn

The Onion News Network To Reveal All Its Secrets

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.08.2012 | Comedy

President Obama punches a Wall Street Banker in the face. Terrorists plant Decoy Muslims on U.S. soil. New diet suggests imagining food as horrific ni...

PREVIEW: The 2011 New York Comedy Festival

Matt Wilstein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week, the New York Comedy Festival takes over NYC with everything from small shows in the back of Brooklyn bars to headlining double-header sets at large theaters.

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

Maz Jobrani Talks John Boehner, The Tea Party & Sending Cookies To The Middle East (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Maz Jobrani may be America's most high-profile Iranian-American comedian. Boosted by his appearances in "Friday After Next," "Better Off Ted" and "The...

Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart & The Boss Rock The NY Comedy Festival's 'Stand Up For Heroes' Benefit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Two nights ago at the Beacon Theater in New York City, music and comedy all-stars appeared to entertain for charity at the fourth annual Stand Up for ...

Top 10 Reasons to Watch the Jokes.com Show on Your Computer

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

You can watch it in your underwear and not get arrested for it.

Aziz Ansari, Louis CK Top New York Comedy Festival Lineup

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Aziz Ansari and Louis CK will be among the more than 150 comedians descending on New York for the city's annual comedy festival. An ...

Top Twelve Ways the New York Comedy Festival Was Made for NYC

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

Margaret Cho hates Canal Street too, but she can tell people to get out of her way in two languages.

New York Comedy Festival Lineup Announced: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Joel McHale & More

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Today, The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) in association with Comedy Central announced its stellar lineup for this year's festival to occur November ...

Fifty-Sixth Millionth Couple

Annabelle Gurwitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Annabelle Gurwitch

The first couple has tried to preserve their "date night tradition." We have too -- maybe we can double? On our most recent date night, we couldn't actually afford to leave our bedroom.

Fifty-Sixth Millionth Couple

Annabelle Gurwitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Annabelle Gurwitch

Seeing her husband in the Oval Office cracks Michelle up ... " What are you doing here, get up from there!" she'll say. I'm so there, lady.

Fans Flee Tracy Morgan's Raunchy Carnegie Hall Performance

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Barack probably had Michelle in the window doggy-style. 'Yes, Mr. President, yes Mr. President,'" said Tracy Morgan Friday at Carnegie Hall, speculat...

No Women Featured in NY Comedy Festival! No Joke!

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Beverly Wettenstein

The Primetime Emmy Awards showed that women writers on a comedy or variety series are a rare and endangered species. Only seven of the 81 writers were women.

Top Nine Reasons to See Bill Maher Perform at the 2009 NYCF

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

5. The Daily Show and The Colbert Report don't tape on Sunday. What are you supposed to debate with your co-workers on Monday?

Top Nine Reasons NYC Is the Capital of Comedy

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
New York Comedy Festival

7. There's a reason why all comedies are set in New York, while nearly every drama takes place on the countryside, by a lake, or in some kind of "nature."

Improv Fans Flock by the Hundreds to See a 72-Hour Comedy Binge

Max Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Max Fox

The Del Close Marathon brings a great blend of seasoned veterans, well-known comedians, and up-and-coming improv teams to one underground black box theatre.

Ricky Gervais: How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In a promo for the upcoming New York Comedy Festival, Ricky Gervais takes a profanity-laced stab at the age-old question: How do you get to Carnegie H...