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  • Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, & more added to the Moontower Comedy Festival

    Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, & more added to the Moontower Comedy Festival

    Every year, the Moontower Comedy Festival brings a collection of some of the most hilarious comedians in the world to the great city of Austin, TX. This year's event – which takes place in various venues between April 19-22 – just got even funnier as Chris Hardwick, Brian Posehn, Morgan Murphy and...
  • Pete Holmes announces the Crashing Comedy Tour

    Pete Holmes announces the Crashing Comedy Tour

    On Feb. 19, Pete Holmes' new HBO series, “Crashing,” is set to premiere on HBO. To celebrate the show's debut, the comedian – and some of his hilarious friends – are heading out on The Crashing Comedy Tour throughout the month of February. Along with Holmes, his “Crashing” co-star Artie Lange and...
  • Mike Birbiglia's new special is coming to Netflix this February

    Mike Birbiglia's new special is coming to Netflix this February

    If you missed seeing Mike Birbiglia's critically acclaimed one-man show, “Thank God for Jokes,” in 2016, you are in luck. The comedian has announced that the show is coming to Netflix on Feb. 28. “It’s exciting because I always get tweets and Facebook posts from people in places like Australia...
  • Bill Burr's new special 'Walk Your Way Out' to debut this January

    Bill Burr's new special 'Walk Your Way Out' to debut this January

    Bill Burr is no stranger to Netflix – as the streaming service currently produces his hilarious animated series, “F is For Family,” as well as hosts several of his comedy specials – he will continue this comedic collaboration for his next stand-up special. On Jan. 31, “Walk Your Way Out,” the...
  • Ricky Gervais shares new 'Life on the Road' trailer ahead of Humanity Tour

    Ricky Gervais shares new 'Life on the Road' trailer ahead of Humanity Tour

    This February is going to be hilarious for fans of Ricky Gervais' comedy, as “The Office” co-creator plans to spread laughter all over the world with a variety of new projects. Chief among them is his upcoming film, “David Brent: Life on the Road,” which premieres on Netflix on Feb. 10. In the new...
  • Jerry Seinfeld is coming to Netflix for new comedy specials

    Jerry Seinfeld is coming to Netflix for new comedy specials

    Following recent announcements that Netflix has joined forces with the likes of Amy Schumer, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock to produce new stand-up specials, the streaming service has revealed that it has now landed Jerry Seinfeld, as well. The “Seinfeld” star will be making Netflix the exclusive...
  • Sarah Silverman to judge 'Roast Battle II' plus new tour dates

    Sarah Silverman to judge 'Roast Battle II' plus new tour dates

    Jeff Ross has revealed the all-star list of comedians who will be judging the round-by-round fate of 16 comedian combatants during the four-night comedy event, known as “Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle II: War of the Words.” Sarah Silverman, Anthony Jeselnik, T.J. Miller, Patton Oswalt, Snoop Dogg...
  • Best comedy breakup songs to cheer-up the heartbroken this Valentine's Day

    Best comedy breakup songs to cheer-up the heartbroken this Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day is almost upon us. While each year couples revel in their happiness every February 14, the brokenhearted are often left to lament the fact that they are alone. This year, in an effort to spread love through laughter, AXS has comprised a list of some of the best comedy breakup songs...
  • Best comedy love songs for Valentine's Day

    Best comedy love songs for Valentine's Day

    Love can do funny things to people and, lucky for us, some of the best comedians in the world have directed their unique senses of humor towards relationships with hilarious songs. In honor of Valentine's Day, AXS took a look at some of the best comedy songs about that crazy little thing called love...
  • Check out the trailer for Gad Elmaleh's new special 'Gad Gone Wild'

    Check out the trailer for Gad Elmaleh's new special 'Gad Gone Wild'

    Late last year, Netflix announced that it was teaming-up with multi-lingual comedian Gad Elmaleh for a pair of new comedy specials. Now, comedy fans are getting a sneak preview of the first show, “ Gad Gone Wild,” with a new trailer which is almost entirely in French. The 90-second clip finds the...
  • The cover of "Weird Al" Yankovic's forthcoming box set. 

    'Weird Al' Yankovic goes completely accordion with new 'Squeeze Box' anthology

    “Weird Al” Yankovic, who isn't known for doing anything normally, will release a Squeeze Box of his entire catalog of recordings and then some housed in an accordion box which will be available this fall, it was announced Jan. 12. The 15-disc set, to be released on CD, 150-gram vinyl and in digital...
  • Watch: Neal Brennan drops trailer for his new comedy special '3 Mics'

    Watch: Neal Brennan drops trailer for his new comedy special '3 Mics'

    On the heels of the early January premieres of “Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin'?” and “Jim Gaffigan: Cinco,” Netflix has shared the trailer for its next comedy special, Neal Brennan's “3 Mics,” which is set to debut on Tuesday, Jan. 17. As the title suggests, the comedian uses not one, not two, but...
  • Kathy Griffin announces Celebrity Run-In Tour

    Kathy Griffin announces Celebrity Run-In Tour

    Kathy Griffin has spent endless hours bumping elbows with – and poking fun at – A-list celebrities from the world of television, film, music and beyond. The comedian is finding hilarious inspiration in these encounters on her new Celebrity Run-In Comedy Tour. The Tour is set to kick-off on Jan. 1...
  • Hosted by Sommore, the WBLS April Fools' Day Comedy Show features performances by Tommy Davidson, Gary Owen, Arnez J., Don "D.C." Curry, and

    Tommy Davidson, Gary Owen to perform at WBLS April Fools' Day Comedy Show

    The lineup for this year's WBLS April Fools’ Day Comedy Show was announced this morning on the leading R&B station. WBLS-FM 107.5 offers comedy's finest for the annual event, taking place on April 1 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Presented by Marquee Concerts, the comedy show is hosted...
  • Amy Schumer's next comedy special is coming to Netflix this March

    Amy Schumer's next comedy special is coming to Netflix this March

    Get ready for more laughs from comedy's leading lady, Amy Schumer, as Netflix – the world's leading internet TV network – has announced that it will be premiering her all-new stand-up special. On March 7, the special, which was taped last November in Denver, CO, will be made available for all...
  • Jena Friedman to drop 'American C*nt' album on Inauguration Day

    Jena Friedman to drop 'American C*nt' album on Inauguration Day

    Comedian Jena Friedman tackled the insanity of the 2016 election with her debut hour-long special, “American C*nt,” which premiered on Seeso back in October. The comedian has chosen Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, as the perfect date to release the special as an album, so everyone can soon enjoy her...
  • Comedian Jen Kirkman announces All New Material, Girl Fall Tour

    Comedian Jen Kirkman announces All New Material, Girl Fall Tour

    Last week, Jen Kirkman released the first – and what may be the best – stand-up special of the year with her new hour, “Just Keep Livin'?” which premiered on Netflix. Now, the comedian has revealed that she will be taking her show on the road this fall with a new tour entitled The All New Material...
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    Magic reappears at the legendary Cutting Room in WONDERSHOW

    WONDERSHOW, a new school variety event featuring today's best magicians, returns to Manhattan’s Cutting Room where it's been mesmerizing sold out crowds since 2015. Each month offers a rotating cast of world-class entertainers and the latest installment, bowing Thursday Jan. 19 at 10 p.m., is...
  • Five comedians we want to see on the Bonnaroo 2017 lineup

    Five comedians we want to see on the Bonnaroo 2017 lineup

    The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has announced that it will be dropping its 2017 lineup – and making tickets available – on Jan. 11. The Tennessee-based event always assembles an amazing collection of superstar musicians to entertain fans down on the farm, but some of the most enjoyable sets...
  • Jerry Seinfeld talks orthodontia with Kristin Wiig in 'Comedians in Cars' premiere

    Jerry Seinfeld talks orthodontia with Kristin Wiig in 'Comedians in Cars' premiere

    The season nine premiere of Jerry Seinfeld's mobile talk show, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” is finally here. On Jan. 5, the stand-up legend dropped the first episode of the new season, which featured one of the best improv and sketch comics in the world – Kristen Wiig. Seinfeld picked-up the...
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