• Preview: New York Comedy Festival hosts Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Comics To Watch, more

    As if comedy isn’t always a huge part of New York City’s entertainment draw, this week it’s doubly huge—you see, the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival hits town this Wednesday and runs through Nov. 13, boasting the absolute biggest names in stand-up and expanding its reach beyond Manhattan to Brooklyn, Queens and yes, even Staten Island. The giant likes of Louis C.K. (who’s playing four shows, including his taping

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    Greg Giraldo Fund For Children Living in Families with Addiction established

    Just two days before a group of incredible comedians are set to perform at the Beacon theater in New York in honor of the late Greg Giraldo and to help raise funds for his three children, Giraldo’s wife MaryAnn and the National Youth Recovery Foundation announced a new initiative to help children and siblings deal with the effects of addiction. Giraldo died from the effects of an accidental overdose on

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    Comedy Central’s autism benefit airs Thursday, quirky items on auction now

    What’s the secret to making Hot Pockets diarrhea proof? Well, what if those Hot Pockets were signed by Jim Gaffigan? Right, you’d still have the runs, but you’d have a swell conversation piece. Gaffigan’s autographed Hot Pockets are just one of many quirky items being auctioned off for Comedy Central’s benefit Night of Too Many Stars which airs this Thursday at 9pm EST. The fundraiser, featuring a comically overbooked line-up

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