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  • John Mulaney performs at Oddball Comedy & Curiousity Festival 2016 in Tinley Park, IL.

    Oddball Comedy Festival 2016 brings big laughs to Chicago

    The Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre was in full swing on Friday night Sept. 3 as the 2016 rendition of Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival came to town packing an impressive lineup of hilarious comedians. The weather was in full cooperation in Chicago's southwestern suburb of Tinley...
  • Whitney Cummings to perform in Boston for free on Leafly Comedy Tour

    Whitney Cummings to perform in Boston for free on Leafly Comedy Tour

    The Leafly Comedy Tour is continuing its tradition of bringing hilarious comedians to various cities across the country with a special show in Boston featuring the one-and-only, Whitney Cummings. As with previous Leafly Comedy Tour performances the Sept. 22 set, which takes place at the Wilbur...
  • Nick Thune announces Good Guy Tour and special taping

    Nick Thune announces Good Guy Tour and special taping

    It's only been two years since Nick Thune's 2014 stand-up special, “Folk Hero,” debuted, but the wait for his highly-anticipated follow-up is already almost over. The comedian has announced that he is heading out on a new tour in anticipation of his next special taping, which will take place in...
  • Watch Florence Welch present Amy Schumer with GQ Award

    Watch Florence Welch present Amy Schumer with GQ Award

    Amy Schumer recently wrapped the European leg of her massive world tour during which she made headlines for tossing out a rude heckler during her Stockholm show. While the comedian was overseas, she took time out from performing to accept the GQ Men of the Year Award for Best Woman, which was...
  • Pete Davidson's debut stand-up special to premiere in October

    Pete Davidson's debut stand-up special to premiere in October

    Pete Davidson is having a great 2016. Not only was he welcomed back for a third season as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” but he also recently killed at the “Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe.” On top of all this, the comedian is gearing up for the premiere of his new standup special, “Pete...
  • Jeff Ross was the host with the most at 2016 Oddball Comedy Festival

    Jeff Ross was the host with the most at 2016 Oddball Comedy Festival

    Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Festival took over the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL on Friday night for the fourth straight year. With a lineup featuring Brian Regan, Iliza Shlesinger, Sebastian Maniscalco, Donnell Rawlings, Cameron Esposito, John Mulaney, Tom Segura, and Tony...
  • In photos: Sebastian Maniscalco cracks up Chicago at Oddball Comedy Festival 2016

    In photos: Sebastian Maniscalco cracks up Chicago at Oddball Comedy Festival 2016

    Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy Festival returned to Chicago's south suburbs this past Friday, Sept. 3 to a crowd of thousands, promising and ultimately delivering everything and more for the fourth consecutive year. Like all previous renditions, the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre played host to the...
  • Watch: Amy Schumer ejects a heckler during Stockholm show

    Watch: Amy Schumer ejects a heckler during Stockholm show

    No matter where you land on the ladder of comedy success, it seems that you never become immune to the plague of the heckler. Case in point, Amy Schumer, the reigning queen of comedy, was recently heckled by a boisterous member of the crowd at her show in Stockholm earlier this week. Rather than...
  • Kyle Kinane's new special 'Loose in Chicago' gets October premiere

    Kyle Kinane's new special 'Loose in Chicago' gets October premiere

    Last May, Kyle Kinane returned to his hometown of Chicago to tape his next special at the iconic and intimate Metro. The show now has a name and a premiere date, so fans will want to mark their calendars for Oct. 15 to catch the television debut of “Loose in Chicago” on Comedy Central. AXS was on...
  • 'Impractical Jokers' announce additional 2016 live show dates

    'Impractical Jokers' announce additional 2016 live show dates

    "Impractical Jokers" fans can keep the laughter going for the remainder of the year. The Tenderloins, who star in the TruTV hidden-camera comedy series, have announced that they're adding dates to the "Santiago Sent Us Tour" they began earlier in 2016. Joe Gatto, James "Murr" Murray, Brian "Q" Quinn...
  • Jewel sticks it to Ann Coulter during 'The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe'

    Jewel sticks it to Ann Coulter during 'The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe'

    Jewel is known for her sweet songs and even sweeter personality, but the musician exercised her meaner side during “The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe,” which was taped in front of a live audience at Sony Studios last weekend. The cable network shared a clip of the singer-songwriter laying into...
  • Watch comedian Pete Davidson perform 'Gangsta's Paradise' with Coolio

    Watch comedian Pete Davidson perform 'Gangsta's Paradise' with Coolio

    Comedy Central's 'Godd*mn Comedy Jam,” which premiered on Aug. 28, featured an all-star roster of comedians telling candid tales before performing an iconic song to perfectly compliment the story. While every performance was hilarious and amazing, one comedian stole the show with some help from...
  • Comedian Jerry Seinfeld will be coming to Seattle's Paramount Theatre Nov.4.

    Jerry Seinfeld to appear Nov. 4 at Seattle's Paramount Theatre

    Comedian Jerry Seinfeld, creator of an iconic "show about nothing" will have anything but nothing to say at Seattle's Paramount Theatre. Seinfeld will be at Seattle Theatre Group's premier showplace  Nov. 4 for one night only. He will perform at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Seinfeld was an established stand...
  • New comedy specials from T.J. Miller, Jerrod Carmichael & more coming to HBO

    New comedy specials from T.J. Miller, Jerrod Carmichael & more coming to HBO

    Just days after Netflix revealed its stacked lineup of fall comedy specials – including works from Cedric the Entertainer, Reggie Watts, Gabriel Iglesias and more – HBO has announced that it also has an impressive assortment of comedy programming planned. New stand-up specials from T.J. Miller...
  • Martin Lawrence's new special will premiere this September

    Martin Lawrence's new special will premiere this September

    It's been over a decade since Martin Lawrence dropped a new stand-up special, but that is all set to change next month as the “Bad Boys” star is gearing up for the Showtime premiere of his latest project, “Martin Lawrence Doin' Time: Uncut.” Comedy fans should mark their calendars for Friday, Sept...
  • Improv Comedy in Denver: Three great spots to visit

    Improv Comedy in Denver: Three great spots to visit

    There’s a pretty big difference between standup comedy and improv comedy, but luckily there are lots of great places to catch both in the Denver area. For standup comedy fans, there are great stages like Comedy Works and the Paramount Theatre, but for those that prefer their comedy unscripted, where...
  • Comedy-ventriloquist Ronn Lucas (pictured here with Scorch the Teenaged Dragon) performs at Suncoast Hotel & Casino Aug. 26 and 27

    Interview: Comedy-ventriloquist Ronn Lucas on his return to Las Vegas

    Long before Terry Fator, Jeff Dunham and Paul Zerdin had Las Vegas residencies, comedy-ventriloquist Ronn Lucas was a staple of the Entertainment Capital of the World. Now, the former Las Vegas headliner returns to the city he once called home for two sidesplitting shows at Suncoast Hotel &...
  • New comedy specials from Gabriel Iglesias, Reggie Watts & more coming to Netflix

    New comedy specials from Gabriel Iglesias, Reggie Watts & more coming to Netflix

    Netflix has already produced a ton of hilarious comedy specials in 2016 including “Ali Wong: Baby Cobra,” “Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado” and “David Cross Making America Great Again!,” but comedy fans can expect even more hilarity throughout the rest of the year. The streaming service has...
  • Laurie Kilmartin & Baron Vaughn top inaugural Cinder Block Comedy Festival

    Laurie Kilmartin & Baron Vaughn top inaugural Cinder Block Comedy Festival

    Next month, Williamsburg will be treated to stand-up shows from a hilarious collection of comedians when the inaugural Cinder Block Comedy Festival takes over the New York neighborhood. Laurie Kilmartin, Baron Vaughn, Jon Laster and many more will be performing across various venues from Sept. 14-1...
  • Kyle Kinane will tour with The Falcon this fall

    Kyle Kinane will tour with The Falcon this fall

    Earlier this year, Kyle Kinane taped his Chicago performance for an upcoming hour long Comedy Central special. Most comedians would celebrate this tremendous occasion by taking the rest of the year off, but not Kinane. He recently announced that he will be hitting the road again – this time teaming...
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