What is a Comedy Class?

Anyone who likes comedy has thought about performing their own at some point, but most people dismiss the idea as something that only other people can do. The fact is that anyone can give their own comedy and all it takes is finding a comedy club with an open mic night that they can attend […]

Gallagher, Watermelon-Smashing Prop Comedian, Dies at 76

Another soul who pursued, provided, and promoted laughter is gone. Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr. passed away on November 11, 2022. Gallagher was 76. Everybody knows Gallagher. Seems foolish to try to describe one of the most recognized comedy acts and distill one of the most complicated comedy careers in anything short of a 200-page book. […]

Brian Regan Celebrating 25 Years

Best Laid Plans: One on One with Paul Conyers

Every comedian dreams of their first comedy album, their first special. They imagine clever names, album art. Fellow comedians, riffing in tight social circles, will say “that should be the title of your special,” to another comedian’s poignant, offhand comment. That suggestion is stored or laughed off. Still, the lingering hope and desire stands. Whether […]

Lore and More with “The Comedy Store”

Stand-up’s American history is hard to explain and contain. The bare bones of it is that there are hubs on either coast, thousands of miles of “the road” in between, the television revolution, boom and bust cycles, and wholesale stylistic changes, for seemingly arbitrary reasons. And, due to lost records, misremembered posturing, and competing interests, […]

New Comedy Channel Debuts Premium Laughs on Roku

Uproar Entertainment is always expanding the dimensions of where funny happens. And now, the laughs live on Roku. Uproar on Roku is exciting in its simplicity. The app is a one-stop comedy shop. The name of the game with comedy fandom is accessibility and knowledge. You have to know where to find the laughs, usually […]

Uproar’s Got Talent: Big Laughs from America’s Got Talent Alumni

There isn’t a more exciting time in stand-up comedy than now! After decades of performers pushing boundaries, artists touching audiences and icons changing culture, comedy feels limitless. Fans are discovering and connecting with more of their favorite comedians through online comedy—social media, podcasts and video streaming—than ever imaginable. The wild and wondrous opportunity to stand […]