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  • Bo Burnham announces dates for his 2015 “Make Happy Tour”

    Bo Burnham is hitting the road for 2015. The comedian announced the dates for the first leg of his 2015 “Make Happy Tour (A Night of Laughing and Smiling and Not Dying Yet)” on Twitter today. Burnham will be hitting twenty-four cities in twenty-four days around the US and Canada starting in February.

    Burnham’s career took off in 2008 when he signed a four record deal with Comedy Central and it has never slowed down. Burnham’s latest special, what., was released on the comic’s Youtube channel (where he first gained national attention for his music) in December 2013 before later being added to iTunes and Netflix. The same year saw Burnham starring in the short-lived MTV sitcom Zach Stone is Going to Be Famous. This year, Burnham branched out and published a book of poems called, Egghead.

    Tickets for the “Make Happy Tour” go on sale this Friday at Read More

    Nick Thune, Kate Berlant, Ben Kronberg team up for February 2015 east coast tour

    Three of the most innovative comedians working today are going on tour together. Nick Thune announced today via Twitter that he is teaming up with Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg for an east coast tour set for February 2015.

    Entitled the “Very Tour! Much Comedy!” tour, Thune, Berlant, and Kronberg will be hitting up thirteen cities over the course of two weeks. The tour will kick off on Febuary 4th in Portland, ME and conclude in Nashville, TE on the 16th.

    Thune has recently preformed on The Tonight Show, @Midnight, Conan, and released his special Folk Hero on Netflix, iTunes, and vinyl earlier this year. Upon earning a spot on countless other festivals and “comics to watch” lists, Berlant was named a “New Face of Comedy” at this year’s Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. Kronberg recently performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Comic Standing, and had his own Comedy Central Half Hour special.

    You can purchase tickets now at (And I’d advise that you do. This is one crazy line-up you won’t want to miss. Seriously, we’re all going to make fun of you if you don’t come.) Read More

    Megan Amram announces “Science… For Her” book tour

    In case you haven’t hears, writer, Parks and Recreations scribe, Twitter genius Megan Amram wrote a book. The satirical Science… For Her!, blends science and Cosmo magazine together for a textbook the ladies can finally get behind. Subjects include: this Spring’s ten most glamorous ways to die; tips for hosting your own big bang; what religion is right for your body type; and the most pressing issue facing women today: kale!

    After releasing a music video to promote the book last week, Amram announced on her Tumblr she was going on a book tour. Amram will visit six cities between November 5th and 15th, including Portland, Brooklyn, and even Toronoto (you lucky Canucks). Joining Amram at select stops will be John Hodgeman, Megan Mullaly, and Amram’s mom Dr. Carol Lee (amongst others). Science… For Her! hits digital and real shelves on Tuesday, November 4th. You can pre-order  your copy now on Amazon. Read More

    W. Kamau Bell announces “Oh, Everything” comedy tour

    W.Kamau Bell is hitting the road this fall. The comedian recently announces his “Oh, Everything” tour that will run from November up through January 2015.

    The name, “Oh, Everything” comes from Bell’s time spent on his short-lived (and unjustly canceled) talk show, Totally Biased. In the writer’s room, whenever Bell or a writer got a big laugh out of a dark and difficult subject, someone would sit back and say, “Oh, George Zimmerman!” of “Oh, Donald Trump.” Hence, the name.

    According the the socio-political comedian’s website, the tour promises to be an attack on everything. Read More

    Hannibal Buress announces Comedy Camisado tour, beginning in October

    Hannibal Buress PitchforkHannibal Buress is hitting the road and going to see the country. The comedian just announced a new tour, Comedy Camisado tour. Kicking off in October 10th in Indianapolis, Buress will live up to the name of the tour, as Camisado means “attack at night.” Get it?

    This tour comes as Buress is in the middle of a whirlwind of activity, between releasing a new stand-up special earlier this year, touring on the Oddball Festival, and television roles such as Broad City and The Eric Andre Show. Buress is incredibly in demand.

    Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 5th and all tickets can be purchased through his website, Set the calendar. Read More

    Gary Gulman has officially performed on every late night show; announces tour and new special

    Gary GulmanIn an exclusive interview with The Village Voice, comedian Gary Gulman reveals a late night milestone: having performed on every current late-night talk show. With Gulman’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers in the spring, he has hit all seven late night shows: The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Conan, Last Call with Carson Daly, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. What a way to celebrate your 20th anniversary in comedy.

    In addition to this comedy milestone, Gulman announced an 11 city fall tour that will end in his new special, It’s About Time. This will be Gulman’s third hour special and fans can expect it sometime in the near future. Read More

    Lena Dunham is going on an 11 city book tour for “Not That Kind of Girl”

    Two years ago, Lena Dunham sold a book proposal for over $3 million. Her book, Not That Kind of Girl, is finally set to be released on October 7th. To promote her new book, Dunham is setting off on an 11 city book tour, and is bringing some of her funny friends. Comedians Amy Schumer, Morgan Murphy, Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein will be joining Dunham for a show.

    In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham talks about all her missteps in life, and what she learned along the way. The book features stories about, “wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises [Dunham] had before the age of twenty. About fashion and its many discontents. About publicly sharing your body, having to prove yourself in a meeting full of 50 year old men, and the health fears (tinnitus, lamp dust, infertility) that keep [Dunham] up at night.”

    The tour starts September 30th and goes through October 21st. Tickets are on sale now. Full schedule below: Read More

    Lewis Black to incorporate fans in audience-driven, on-stage rant during new tour

    Lewis Black, Rant Is DueLewis Black is trying something a little different on his new tour, The Rant Is Due, where he will invite live audience members, as well as those watching online, to suggest topics and questions, which he will then unleash his well-know, and much loved, anger upon.

    The tour starts with two nights at the City Winery in Napa, California on July 11 and 12. To encourage fans to join his fan club, Frustrated Union of Cynical Kindreds Universal, or “F.U.C.K.U.”, members are permitted to view the video as the club costs $20 per year. If you’re not a member, and don’t want to join, Lewis Black kindly says, “FUCKU,” although he does offer a weekend pass to view the shows for only $10.

    Launched about a year ago, Black’s fan club now consists of around 1,500 members. “One reason to go out with ‘The Rant’ online is to say ‘thank you’ to people who have jumped on board (as members),” explained Benjamin Brewer, exec producer at Stark Raving Black Productions, the comic’s production company. Brewers also explained that Black is looking to move forward into a new model that is more current. Black is looking to be more engaging and interacting by allows fans to control the direction of the show. Read More

    Chris Rock announces “Black Plague” stand-up tour, happening this fall

    Chris Rock is hitting he road this fall for his first stand-up tour in six years. Rock is calling this tour The Black Plague Tour, a name that he got named from Yesus himself, Kanye West. He made this announcement last night on The Tonight Show. Since Rock is always down for a good time he also decided to drop in on Seth Meyers who was recording in the same building. Rock dropped in on his monologue to offer up some fun times. Read More

    Joe Mande releases his comedy mixtape ‘Bitchface’ today

    For his album debut, Joe Mande is releasing a new kind of comedy album, a mixtape of sorts entitled Bitchface. If the name alone is not enough to entice you, here’s the rundown. Not limited to stand-up, the mixtape will also feature voicemail messages from his Parks & Recreation boss Amy Poehler and The RZA, and guest appearances by Fabolous, NBA star Roy Hibbert, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, Jenny Slate and more. Intermixed in the hour’s worth of stand-up on the album are mid-joke voiceovers from Mande himself, and a few Top 40 radio-esque effects. Definitely not your typical comedy album, that’s for sure.

    In addition, Mande will be promoting his mixtape on a 13 city tour, including six dates with Aziz Ansari and the Moontower Comedy Festival. Read More