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]
 
The best jokes from The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber
At least the jokes that made it to broadcast on Comedy Central, that is. In order of appearance, here were the best jokes from the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber: Pete Davidson. "Wow. Ludacris and Snoop Dogg are here. If I was 38, I'd be freaking out right now!" .@PeteDavidson can't beli... [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]
 
Why John Oliver Hates April Fools’ Day And Takes ‘No Prank’ Pledge In New ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video
You would think a comedian like John Oliver loves April Fools’ Day. Instead, the Last Week Tonight host posted a new video slamming the holiday and asking his viewers to take the “No Prank Pledge.” “April Fools’ Day is to comedy what St. Patrick’s Day is to I... [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]
 
Lena Dunham’s New Yorker ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?’ quiz isn’t anti-Semitic, it’s just not funny
In an effort to appeal to readers under the age of 106 and to make Passover cool, The New Yorker enlisted the help of Lena Dunham, the 28-year-old writer, actress, author, director, producer, Jewish human and hipster goddess who has found massive success since the debut of Girls on HBO in 2012. To p... [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]
 
Brandon T. Jackson first stand-up to join cast of simultaneous reality series on Esquire and Oxygen
At their Upfront presentations to advertisers today, the Esquire Network and Oxygen announced a first-ever joint project that will feature companion reality series shooting and airing at the same time on both cable channels -- one showing the lives of stand-up comedians, the other showcasing the liv... [Read More]