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2024

WGRZ TV – Buffalo – February 23, 2024 – Exploring the National Comedy Center | wgrz.com

WGRZ TV – Buffalo – February 17, 2024 – The National Comedy Center | wgrz.com

The Post-Journal – February 13, 2024 – National Comedy Center Voted Best Of Best

NPR “Fresh Air” – January 5, 2024 – Remembering Tom Smothers, TV pioneer and satirist : NPR

 

2023

 

WBFO-FM Buffalo – December 29, 2023 – National Comedy Center Recalls the Late Tom Smothers | WBFO

NBC News – December 27, 2023 – Tom Smothers, half of the famed comedy and music duo the Smothers Brothers, dies at 86

NPR – December 27, 2023 – Comedian Tom Smothers of the Smothers Brothers dies at 86 : NPR

The Hollywood Reporter – December 27, 2023 – Tom Smothers Dead: Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Co-Host Was 86 – The Hollywood Reporter

Variety – December 27, 2023 – Tom Smothers Dead: Smothers Brothers Comedian Was 86 (variety.com)

Associated Press – December 6, 2023 – Stars react to the death of pioneering TV figure Norman Lear | AP News

The Hollywood Reporter – December 6, 2023 – Norman Lear Dead: George Clooney, Jimmy Kimmel, Jon Stewart Remember – The Hollywood Reporter

Variety – December 6, 2023 – Norman Lear Death Reactions: Jimmy Kimmel, Rob Reiner, Quinta Brunson (variety.com)

The Post-Journal – November 18, 2023 – Comedy Center To Preserve Rickles’ Archive

Step Out Buffalo – November 5, 2023 – Planning a Family-Friendly Staycation? Head to Chautauqua County for Comedy, Art, History & More

Buffalo News – October 7, 2023 – Alan Pergament: A nostalgic trip to the National Comedy Center

KDKA-TV CBS Pittsburgh – October 2, 2023 – The perfect place for comedy fans to visit this fall

Buffalo News – August 31, 2023 – A car full of laughs: National Comedy Center is worth the family road trip

Fox 8 Cleveland – August 23, 2023 – One Tank Trips heads to the National Comedy Center in New York

WGRZ-TV Most Buffalo – August 17, 2023 – National Comedy Center to honor Mark Russell – YouTube

WBFO-FM Buffalo – August 15, 2023 – Lewis Black hosting dedication to Mark Russell at the National Comedy Center | WBFO

The Post-Journal – August 5, 2023 – Comedy Center Becomes Tourist Destination

The Post-Journal – August 5, 2023 – Immersive Exhibits, Festivals Propel Comedy Center Through 5 years

The Post-Journal – August 4, 2023 – Iglesias Performs At Northwest Arena, Gifts Jersey To NCC

WKBW-TV, Buffalo – August 3, 2023 – Laughter-filled days are ahead in Jamestown as the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival opens for the weekend

Good Company, WKYC-TV Cleveland – July 25, 2023 – A Place to Honor the History of Laughter!

Pittsburgh Today Live, KDKA-TV – July 24, 2023 – National Comedy Center is family-friendly, summertime getaway

Buffalo News – July 12, 2023 – A pipe dream no more: As National Comedy Center turns 5, its collection and reputation keep growing

Buffalo News – July 12, 2023 – Finding funny at the National Comedy Center

WUHF-TV FOX Good Day Rochester – July 6, 2023 – National Comedy Center Secures career archive and joke file of comedy legend Joan Rivers

WIVB-TV Daytime Buffalo – June 30, 2023 –  National Comedy Center

KDKA-TV Pittsburgh Today Live – June 30, 2023 – Get Outta Tahn: National Comedy Center

The Hollywood Reporter – June 23, 2023 – National Comedy Center Exhibit Opening

The Post-Journal – June 21, 2023 – Carolines Exhibit Opens At National Comedy Center

WIVB-TV Buffalo – June 20, 2023 – Jamestown National Comedy Center opens new exhibit

WCBS Newsradio – June 20, 2023- Carolines on Broadway Exhibit Opening

CNN – June 9, 2023 – Melissa Rivers says her mom Joan Rivers left behind a lot of jokes and Altoids

NPR Morning Edition – June 9, 2023 – Joan Rivers was a gifted comedian and she was extremely organized

New York Times – June 8, 2023 – A ‘Crown Jewel of Comedy’: The Joan Rivers Card Catalog of Jokes Finds a Home

Buffalo News – May 25, 2023 – Summer laughs: Kids admitted free at the National Comedy Center, Lucy-Desi Museum

WRFA LP 107.9 Radio – May 23, 2023 – Free Admission for Kids This Summer at National Comedy Center, Lucy-Desi Museum

WGRZ TV Buffalo – May 20, 2023 –  Teens & Kids are free 5/26-9/4 with an accompanying paying adult

Erie News Now – May 19, 2023 – Free Admission for Kids & Teens All Summer at the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY

The Laugh Button – May 5, 2023 – Gabriel Iglesias and Taylor Tomlinson to headline the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Erie News Now – May 5, 2023 – Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias to Headline Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

WGRZ TV Buffalo – May 5, 2023 – Headliners for Lucille Ball Comedy Festival announced

The Globe and Mail – April 24, 2023 – A culture and comedy getaway

The Buffalo News – April 3, 2023 – Erik Brady: Mark Russell belonged to the nation, but his soul never left Buffalo

The Buffalo News – April 1, 2023 – National Comedy Center

The Wrap – March 30, 2023 – Mark Russell, Musical Comedian and Political Satirist Known for Longtime PBS Special, Dies at 90

The Hollywood Reporter – March 30, 2023 – Mark Russell, Piano-Playing Political Satirist, Dies at 90

Buffalo News – March 30, 2023 – ‘An American treasure’: Mark Russell, noted Buffalo-born political satirist, dies at 90

Spectrum News 1 – March 1, 2023 – How WNY native Lucille Ball climbed to the top of a male-dominated industry in Hollywood

Spectrum News 1 – February 23, 2023 – Through fundraising, laughs continue at Jamestown’s National Comedy Center

CBS News – February 19, 2023 – Here Comes the Sun: Actor Harrison Ford and the National Comedy Center

WGRZ – February 18, 2023 – National Comedy Center

Macaroni KID – February 15, 2023 – The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y., offers laughs for all generations

WRFA LP 107.9 Radio – February 9, 2023 – Paul Morrissey Recording Comedy Album in Jamestown

Cleveland.com – February 1, 2023 – National Comedy Center in nearby Jamestown, N.Y., gets the first (and last) laugh

The Buffalo News – January 22, 2023 – Paul Morrissey: From sportscaster to comic

CBS Sunday Morning – January 22, 2023 – All for Laughs: The art of Carl Reiner

The New York Times – January 10, 2023 – National Endowment for the Humanities Announces $28.1 Million in Grants

Erie News Now – January 5, 2023 – National Comedy Center Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families

 

2022

 

The New York Times – December 31, 2022 – Dave Attell Bids a Heartfelt (and Hilarious) Farewell to Carolines

WABC-TV – December 29, 2022 – After 30 years in Times Square, Caroline’s is closing, but owner vows club won’t be last laugh

WCBS-TV – December 29, 2022 – Carolines on Broadway, iconic Times Square comedy club, closing for good after final show on New Year’s Eve

FOX Rochester – December 23, 2022 – National Comedy Center celebrates the holidays

The Hollywood Reporter – December 15, 2022 – Amy Poehler Joins Advisory Board of Directors at National Comedy Center

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – November 19, 2022 – The National Comedy Center in Jamestown has over 50 immersive exhibits for the entire family to enjoy

The Laugh Button – October 25 – Legendary producer George Schlatter honored by the National Comedy Center

KDKA-TV Pittsburgh – October 21, 2022 – National Comedy Center open Johnny Carson immersive exhibit

WKBW-TV AM Buffalo – October 13, 2022 –  Celebrating I Love Lucy Day at the National Comedy Center

Fox Rochester – September 26, 2022 – Betty White exhibit opens at National Comedy Center in Jamestown

WKBW-TV Buffalo – September 14, 2022 – Betty White artifacts donated to National Comedy Center in Jamestown

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – September 14, 2022 – Rare Betty White artifacts donated to National Comedy Center

The Post-Journal – August 17, 2022 – Ribbon Cut On New Johnny Carson Exhibit

U.S. News & World Report – August 17, 2022 – 25 Top Family Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

Your Erie – August 12, 2022 – Newsmaker: Johnny Carson Tonight exhibit opening at National Comedy Center

Erie News Now – August 12, 2022 – Johnny Carson Honored In Jamestown

Forbes – August 11, 2022 – I Love Lucy…And The National Comedy Center Too!

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – August 4, 2022 – Celebrating the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown this weekend

KDKA-TV Pittsburgh – August 2, 2022 – We Love Lucy! Visiting the Lucy Desi Museum in Jamestown, New York

Fox Rochester – August 1, 2022 – Lucille Ball Comedy Festival returns to Jamestown

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle – August 1, 2022 – Trailblazing comedian Carl Reiner honored at National Comedy Center

The Hollywood Reporter – July 29, 2022 – Events of the Week: “House of the Dragon”, “Thirteen Lives” and More

WKYC-Studios Cleveland – July 29, 2022 – What’s Happening: Early Halloween, Pirates & More

Erie News Now – July 28, 2022 – Carl Reiner Exhibit Unveiled At The National Comedy Center

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – July 27, 2022 – New exhibit on Carl Reiner coming to the National Comedy Center

WKBW-TV AM Buffalo – July 26, 2022 – New Exhibits at the National Comedy Center

WBFO NPR Buffalo – July 26, 2022 – Crowds, events and archives are piling up at the National Comedy Center

KDKA-TV Pittsburgh – July 26, 2022 – Laughing our way through the new National Comedy Center

KDKA-TV Pittsburgh – July 13, 2022 – New addition to Picklesburgh promises to make you laugh

WKYC-Studios Cleveland – July 5, 2022 – Laughing Out Loud

WKBW-TV AM Buffalo – June 28, 2022 – Lucille Ball honored by the Buffalo Broadcasters Hall of Fame

WKBW-TV Buffalo – June 24, 2022 – One Tank Trips: National Comedy Center in Jamestown

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – June 18, 2022 – The National Comedy Center in Jamestown has over 50 immersive exhibits for the entire family to enjoy.

Your Erie – May 19, 2022 – Lucille Ball Comedy Festival returning Aug. 3-7

The Post Journal – May 19, 2022 – Comedian Margaret Cho Joins Comedy Fest Lineup

WJW-TV Fox 8 Cleveland – May 18, 2022 – One Tank Trip: National Comedy Center

I Love NY – May 10, 2022 – 22 Things to Do This Summer in New York State

The Post Journal – March 2, 2022 – Films Bring Renewed Interest To Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz

Erie News Now – March 2, 2022 – SNL Star Amy Poehler Discusses ‘Lucy & Desi’ Documentary at Jamestown’s National Comedy Center

Spectrum One – March 2, 2022 – Amy Poehler talks making new documentary ‘Lucy and Desi’

WIVB-TV Buffalo – March 1, 2022 – Amy Poehler interview

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – March 1, 2022 – Amy Poehler stops by National Comedy Center

Entertainment Weekly – Feb 15, 2022 – Why Lucy and Ricky are still the gold standard for television couples

The Hollywood Reporter – February 1, 2022 – ‘In Living Color’ Producer Donates Show Archive to National Comedy Center

Spectrum One  – February 1, 2022 – Buffalo comedian looks back at the history of Black comedy

Erie News Now  – January 11, 2022 – National Comedy Center Reflects On The Versatile Career Of Bob Saget

Dayton Daily News – January 2, 2022 – WORTH THE DRIVE: 2 museums pay tribute to ‘Lucy’ and comedy

 

2021

 

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – January 1, 2021 – National Comedy Center pays tribute to Betty White

WIVB-TV Buffalo – December 31, 2021 – Journey Gunderson of the National Comedy Center joins News 4 to discuss the legacy of Betty White

WKBW-TV Buffalo – December 29, 2021 – New Lucy flick had a helping hand from the National Comedy Center

CBS Sunday Morning  – December 5, 2021 – Why we still love Lucy

The Buffalo News – December 2, 2021 – Wilson Foundation announces $100 million to support arts and cultural organizations

Buffalo Business First – December 2, 2021 – Wilson Foundation commits $100M to Western New York arts and cultural institutions

Buffalo Business First – November 5, 2021 – C-Level Executive Awards & Hall of Fame — Journey Gunderson

CBS Saturday Morning  – October 15, 2021 – National Comedy Center celebrates “I Love Lucy”

Your Erie – October 15, 2021 – National Comedy Center in Jamestown celebrating ‘I Love Lucy’ anniversary

Philadelphia Magazine – August 21, 2021 – Weekending in Chautauqua Lake: A Lucille Ball Museum, Breweries and a Year-Round Resort Hotel

Variety – August 6, 2021 – Tiffany Haddish Fills Seat of the Late Carl Reiner on National Comedy Center Advisory Board (Exclusive)

AM Buffalo WKBW-TV – July 29, 2021 – We Love Lucy and Desi Week

AM Buffalo WKBW-TV – July 23, 2021 – Riverside Saturdays – The National Comedy Center

AM Buffalo WKBW-TV – July 12, 2021 – Emily and Her Family Visit the National Comedy Center

FOX Rochester – July 2, 2021 – National Comedy Center Ready for Summer Fun

WIVB-TV Buffalo – May 19, 2021 – National Comedy Center Announces Summer Fun Weeks as Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Moves to 2022

WGRZ-TV Buffalo – May 19, 2021 – National Comedy Center Summer Fun Weeks

Erie News Now – May 19, 2021 – National Comedy Center Unveils ‘Summer Fun Weeks’ Lineup 

Buffalo News – March 20, 2021 – National Comedy Center in Jamestown Becomes Official Repository for Archives of Comedy Legend Carl Reiner

NBC Today Show – March 19, 2021 – Mel Brooks & Rob Reiner announce Carl Reiner Archives to be donated to National Comedy Center

The New York Times – March 19, 2021 – Carl Reiner’s Archives Will Go to the National Comedy Center

People.com – March 19, 2021 – Rob Reiner and Mel Brooks Remember Carl Reiner One Day Before the Late Comedian Would Have Been 99

WKBW-TV Buffalo  – March 2, 2021 – New Fozzie Bear exhibit open at National Comedy Center

WSYR-TV Syracuse – March 1, 2021 – Iconic ‘Fozzie Bear’ Muppet Calls National Comedy Center Home

WBFO Radio Buffalo – February 22, 2021 – Wocka, wocka, wocka! Guess who’s appearing in Jamestown

WIVB-TV Buffalo – February 21, 2021 – National Comedy Center offering Chautauqua County kids free admission through April 11

 

2020

 

The Interrobang – December 25, 2020 – 12 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2020

Western New York Living on WGRZ-TV Buffalo – December 12, 2020 – The National Comedy Center

Buffalo News– NOVEMBER 30, 2020 – Pandemic Lessons: Center’s Approach to Safety is ‘Absolutely Superlative’

The New York Times – OCTOBER 23, 2020 – Here’s Johnny Carson’s Personal Papers And How You Can See Them

WGRZ Buffalo – OCTOBER 15, 2020 – National Comedy Center celebrates ‘I Love Lucy Day’

WIVB Buffalo – OCTOBER 15, 2020 – National Comedy Center honoring Lucille Ball on “I Love Lucy Day”

Erie News Now – OCTOBER 15, 2020 – National Comedy Center Celebrates “I Love Lucy Day”

LOCALSYR.com – OCTOBER 15, 2020 – Celebrate The First Couple of Comedy on “I Love Lucy Day”

Fox Rochester – OCTOBER 14, 2020 – National Comedy Center celebrates ‘I Love Lucy’ Day

I Love NY– SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 – 10 Family-Friendly Fall Weekend Trips You Can Afford

Buffalo News– SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 – Taking in Chautauqua’s fall angling action in style and smile

I Love NY– SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 – These Dream Getaways Are Closer Than You Think: Staycations and Day Trips in New York State

Step Out Buffalo– AUGUST 20, 2020 – Staycation: Jamestown is there Perfect Trip for Nature Seekers & Comedy Lovers

Antelope Valley Press– AUGUST 14, 2020 – Online Offerings Keep Us Entertained
Hollywood.com– AUGUST 13, 2020 – Tiffany Haddish and Lin-Manuel Miranda set for virtual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

The Washington Post– AUGUST 12, 2020 – Lucille Ball Comedy Festival goes virtual in its 29th year

Jewish Journal– AUGUST 12, 2020 – Tiffany Haddish, Howie Mandel, Judy Gold, Gilbert Gottfried to Take Part in Lucille Ball Virtual Festival

WNY News Now – JULY 29, 2020 – Lt. Gov. Hears Status Of Tourism Industry During Roundtable At Comedy Center

The Post Journal – JULY 29, 2020 – Taking A ‘Staycation’: Lieutenant Governor Leads Tourism Discussion

Niagara Frontier Publications – JULY 29, 2020 – National Comedy Center visitors give outstanding marks to new ‘LaughSafe’ health & safety program

WBFO NPR – JULY 6, 2020 – Safety is no laughing matter as Comedy Center reopens

The Post Journal – JULY 1, 2020 – National Comedy Center to Reopen Friday

Business Wire – JUNE 18, 2020 – National Comedy Center’s Father’s Day Tributes to Jerry Stiller, John Cleese, Richard Pryor and Desi Arnaz

Forbes – JUNE 12, 2020 – Father’s Day Gift Guide: Virtual Travel-Related Experiences

WJTN – JUNE 2, 2020 – Headlines: The head of the National Comedy Center says they are saddened by the death of a true, all-time comedy legend in Carl Reiner

Western New York Family – MAY 27, 2020 – Empire State Road Trip

Buffalo Healthy Living – MAY 26, 2020 – National Comedy Center Shares Healing Power of Laughter

Syracuse.com – MAY 10, 2020 – Coronavirus impact: National Comedy Center provides an essential service — laughter

Toronto Star – APRIL 24, 2020 – The National Comedy Center in upstate New York honours industry’s best

WKBW (Buffalo) – APRIL 16, 2020 – Jamestown’s National Comedy Center offers online laughs during COVID-19 pandemic

Philadelphia Inquirer – FEBRUARY 27, 2020 – Field-Tested Travel Tip: LOL at the National Comedy Center

 

2019

 

NYUp.com – DECEMBER 10, 2019 – National Comedy Center: 10 fun, interactive exhibits worth checking out

WBFO – DECEMBER 3, 2019 – Press Pass: Comedy Center exceeds expectations

Buffalo News – NOVEMBER 23, 2019 – National Comedy Center draws more than 66,000 visitors in 15 months

Port Charlotte Sun – SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 – Jamestown, N.Y.: This town will tickle your funny bone

TIME – AUGUST 22, 2019 – World’s Greatest Places 2019

WGRZ – AUGUST 6, 2019 – Jamestown hosts largest Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Yet

Fodor’s Travel – JULY 9, 2019 – 15 Amazing Lakeside Towns Where You Should Spend the Summer

Forbes – JUNE 27, 2019 – If You Love Comedy, Plan a Vacation To One Of These 4 Cities

Hollywood Reporter – JUNE 27, 2019 – Netflix to Honor Comedy Legends With Hall of Fame Ceremony; The inductees will also have a dedicated physical space at the National Comedy Center.

People Magazine – JUNE 24, 2019 – National Comedy Center Named One of People Magazine’s ‘100 Reasons to Love America’ in Magazine’s July 1 Cover Story

Notable Travels – JUNE 5, 2019 – The National Comedy Center: New York’s funniest attraction

InPark Magazine – MAY 22, 2019 – “Laugh Battle” at National Comedy Center receives recognition at 2019 AAM MUSE Awards

Pittsburgh Magazine – MAY 15, 2019 – Daytripping: Enjoy Comedy History 3 Hours from Pittsburgh

The Boston Globe – APRIL 30, 2019 – What’s so funny about Jamestown, N.Y.? This.

The Interrobang – MARCH 13, 2019 – The United States Now Has an Official Center of Comedy

Blooloop – FEBRUARY 26, 2019 – Jamestown’s National Comedy Center – the USA’s best (and funniest) new museum

The Interrobang – FEBRUARY 12, 2019 – John Mulaney and Sebastian Maniscalco Will Anchor LucyFest at National Comedy Center in 2019

The Interrobang – FEBRUARY 9, 2019 – National Comedy Center One Step Closer to Officially Being the Center of Comedy in the United States

AP News – JANUARY 24, 2019 – National Comedy Center to display Kovacs material

Macaroni Kid Erie – JANUARY 17, 2019 – Laughs for the Whole Family at Jamestown’s National Comedy Center

Getaway Mavens – JANUARY 7, 2019 – 35 Unsung But Oh So Worthy Museums, Attractions, and Tours in New England And New York 2019

 

2018

 

The Interrobang – DECEMBER 26, 2018 – 10 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2018

Forbes – DECEMBER 6, 2018 – Where To Go Next: 14 Best Places To Travel In The US In 2019

The Sun Chronicle – NOVEMBER 30, 2018 – Lucy’s Legacy: a town where comedy reigns

RoadsideAmerica.com – NOVEMBER 29, 2018 – The National Comedy Center

The Epoch Times – NOVEMBER 22, 2018 – Chautauqua: America’s Newest Destination for Comedy Lovers

Boomer Magazine – OCTOBER 11, 2018 – New National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – OCTOBER 5, 2018 – No joke: Jamestown NY is the home of new National Comedy Center

Condé Nast Traveler – SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 – The National Comedy Center Is an Unlikely Attraction That’s Putting Western New York Back on the Map

NY Times – AUGUST 3, 2018 – The National Comedy Center Opens, Jim Gaffigan Hologram and All

CityLab – AUGUST 3, 2018 – Who’s Laughing at Jamestown’s National Comedy Center?

Smithsonian Magazine – AUGUST 2, 2018 – A Massive New Museum Dedicated to Comedy Just Opened in Lucille Ball’s Hometown

AARP – AUGUST 2, 2018 – National Comedy Center Opens in Jamestown, NY

AP – AUGUST 2, 2018 – Aykroyd delivers motorcycle to National Comedy Center

Wall Street Journal – JULY 31, 2018 – No Joke: A Museum About Comedy

RealClear Life – JULY 30, 2018 – A Comedy Museum Grows in Upstate New York

Associated Press – JULY 29, 2018 – Serious about laughter, National Comedy Center ready to open

WGN Radio – JULY 29, 2018 – National Comedy Center Executive Director Journey Gunderson: ‘There has Never Been a National Cultural Institution that Provides Comedy the Opportunity for Appreciation’

Buffalo News Gusto – JULY 28, 2018 – From pipe dream to game-changer: Jamestown’s National Comedy Center is days from reality

The Plain Dealer – JULY 27, 2018 – National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY, gets the last laugh with engaging, entertaining museum: Preview

Buffalo Spree – JULY 27, 2018 – No Joke-Comedy Center puts Jamestown on national stage

Daily Beast – JULY 26, 2018 – Comedian Lewis Black: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Not the Answer

The London Times – JULY 26, 2018 – America’s first joke museum built to honour Lucille Ball

Wall Street Journal – JULY 21, 2018 – This Museum Takes Jokes Seriously

Variety – JULY 18, 2018 – National Comedy Center Set to Open During Lucille Ball Fest

Playbill – JULY 18, 2018 – Lewis Black Wants You to Visit the New National Comedy Center

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – JULY 17, 2018 – Lewis Black Wants You to Reclaim the Summer from Trump

Buffalo Business First – APRIL 26, 2018 – Comedy center’s no laughing matter

US News – APRIL 3, 2018 – National Comedy Center Announces August Opening

LA Times – APRIL 2, 2018 – Shelley Berman broke the mold for comics, now he’ll be remembered at the new National Comedy Center

The Interrobang – APRIL 2, 2018 – National Comedy Center Will Open Its Doors Aug 1; Schumer Seeking Congressional Designation

NPR – APRIL 2, 2018 – National Comedy Center in Jamestown to feature cutting-edge technology

The Buffalo News – MARCH 30, 2018 – Schumer backs national status for Jamestown comedy center

Buffalo Business First – MARCH 30, 2018 – ‘National’ status sought for Jamestown comedy center

NPR – FEBRUARY 26, 2018 – National Comedy Center builds credibility with Berman archive

Jewish Journal – FEBRUARY 8, 2018 – Moving & Shaking: Shelley Berman Celebrated, Spotlighting Mizrahi Jews

The Interrobang – FEBRUARY 1, 2018 – Shelley Berman Archive Will Be Featured at the National Comedy Center When It Opens This Year

 

2017

 

The Interrobang – DECEMBER 22, 2017 – 11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2017

Architectural Digest – JANUARY 8, 2018 – The 15 Most Noteworthy Museums Opening This Year

The Post-Journal – DECEMBER 25, 2017 – Rotary Club to Sponsor Exhibit At Comedy Center

The Interrobang – DECEMBER 17, 2017 – The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2017!

The Post-Journal – NOVEMBER 5, 2017 – Coming Attraction – Tour Highlights Progress of Comedy Center

TIME – SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 – Discover George Carlin’s Foolproof System for Organizing Ideas

New York Times – SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 – Heard the One About Jamestown? State Bets Comedy Can Spark a Revival

The Interrobang – AUGUST 11, 2017 – National Comedy Center Coming to Jamestown NY: 10 Reasons to Start Paying Attention

The Interrobang – AUGUST 4, 2017 – W. Kamau Bell Urges Privileged Crowd to “Cape Up” at Lucille Ball Comedy Fest

Buffalo News – JULY 26, 2017 – Jim Gaffigan and Kevin James highlight Lucy Comedy Fest

Buffalo News – AUGUST 4, 2017 – Jamestown wants to be the Cooperstown of Comedy. Seriously

 

2016

 

Hollywood Reporter – MAY 11, 2016 – George Carlin Belongings Head to National Comedy Center

New York Times – MAY 11, 2016 – George Carlin’s Belongings Find New Home at National Comedy Center

NPR – MAY 11, 2016 – George Carlin’s ‘Stuff’ Gets A New Home At National Comedy Center

 

2015

 

New York Times – OCTOBER 23, 2015 – Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx to Tour, Years After Death, as Holograms

New York Times – MAY 6, 2015 – Dead Comedy Will Perform Again – In Hologram Form

Washington Times – JUNE 28, 2015 – National Comedy Center Promises Laughs, Learning

NY Daily News – JULY 30, 2015 – National Comedy Center to break ground at Lucille Ball Festival this weekend in Jamestown

Washington Times – AUGUST 1, 2015 – Ground broken Saturday on National Comedy Center in Jamestown

New York Post – AUGUST 2, 2015 – Lucille Ball’s birthplace to get state-supported National Comedy Center

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