Things I Like

Here are some other comedy resources that I like:


r/standup – a subreddit for “professional and amateur standup comedians to discuss comedy theory and technique, talk about the industry, promote local scenes, post original content, give and receive advice, and generally become better at their craft”

r/standupshots – a subreddit that showcases “standup for people with no attention span”


ComedianU – mostly articles and advice for younger/newer comics

The Comic’s Comic – really cool site that features material that comics would enjoy or find useful

Connected Comedy – tips and advice for comics

The Comedy Nerds – oodles of comedy podcast episodes that talk about everything comedy

All Things Comedy – comedy podcast network


The A.V. Club – great articles and interviews on comedy

Splitsider – articles, interviews, news

the interrobang – comedy news, articles

Laughspin – comedy news, reviews

The Laugh Button – news, interviews, features

Above Average – videos, news, features

StandUpTalk – articles, interviews, news, videos, podcasts


Medium – long-form writing

Comedywire – short-form news jokes, news

Seeing Comedy

TimeOut New York – comedy shows in NYC

NYCgo Comedy Calendar – shows in NYC

Starting Out

John Roy’s Completely Free Stand Up Comedy Course – where to go if you’re like “I want to try stand up but I have no idea what to do”

badslava – the open mic resource

freemicsnyc – great for finding NYC open mics

San Francisco Bay Area Comedy Network – pretty self-explanatory: news, shows, and open mics

Modern Stories – a calendar of storytelling open mics and shows in NYC