According to Bill Simmons, Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, and Amy Schumer passed on being Jon Stewart’s replacement
By now, the news of Trevor Noah being named the successor to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show has spread throughout the land. In these situations we always wonder who else was on the list of potential replacements. Well, according to sports writer/podcaster/pop culture fan Bill Simmons, Comedy Central ... [Read More]
 
Hannibal Buress destroys drunk heckler in Delaware
A drunken man yelled at Hannibal’s show at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware. Buress takes care of the rest. Hannibal Buress destroys drunk heckler in Delaware appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
 
What's on TV This Week: Bieber Gets Roasted
by Stephanie Simon This week Comedy Central has Bieber fever.  Monday the network premieres the Roast of Justin Bieber, and then will air re-runs all throughout the week. Tuesday, Fox premieres Weird Loners, and Friday, ABC's Cristela does a cross-over episode with Last Man Standing. Also ... [Read More]
 
Season 9 of Last Comic Standing starts July 22
Last Comic Standing has recently announced it’s new judge Norm MacDonald and host Anthony Jeselnik. And now comes the announcement of the official start date of Season 9. That said date is Wednesday, July 22nd at 9p on NBC. Things are a little different this go-around. The new season begins wi... [Read More]
 
Check Out Some Clips from Tonight's Comedy Central 'Roast of Justin Bieber'
by Megh Wright Try to contain your excitement, because Comedy Central's Roast of Justin Bieber finally airs tonight at 10:00pm. In the meantime, check out some sneak peeks from the roast below featuring Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Shaquille O'Neal, roastmaster Kevin Hart, Martha Stewart, and m... [Read More]
 
Rain Pryor, daughter of Richard, set to release comedy album April 7
Rain Pryor is an American actress, comedienne, and author. She also happens to be the daughter of the late comedy legend Richard Pryor. Her comedy album Black & White is set to be released April 7 via Uproar Entertainment. Pre-order here. Pryor starred in the ABC series Head of the Class in the ... [Read More]
 
Watch Paul F. Tompkins and Cameron Esposito Talk Standup, Improv, and More on 'Speakeasy'
by Megh Wright Here's the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins' web series Speakeasy featuring special guest Cameron Esposito, who sits down with Tompkins for a lengthy chat about improv versus standup, her time as a circus ringmaster, coming out of the closet, performing on television for the first t... [Read More]
 
Ralphie May defends Paul Walker jokes cut from Bieber Roast; Disagrees with Ludacris
With the masses finally being able to witness the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber tonight, those who worked the event, were in the audience, or were on the dais of said show, experienced everything including that which will hit the cutting room floor. And that includes jokes tha... [Read More]
 
Crowdsourced Edits to Various DIY Home Improvement Instructions to Account For My Incompetence, by Roger Taylor
by Brian Boone, Editor • Before starting the job, put on shoes and pants. • You’ve heard the phrase, “Measure twice and cut once”? Please measure three times. And then have someone else measure, because you aren’t doing it right. • The only acceptable obje... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central Reportedly Considered Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer to Take Over 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Comedy Central revealed this morning that Daily Show contributor Trevor Noah is set to replace Jon Stewart when he leaves the show this year, and according to Grantland's Bill Simmons, Noah was considered among some huge comedy stars: Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer. As Simmo... [Read More]