Artist Obsessed: The Laugh Button interview with Comedy Dynamics’ Brian Volk-Weiss
Comedy Dynamics is North America’s top independent producer of stand-up comedy and the comedy arm of production company, New Wave Entertainment. This past July, Comedy Dynamics officially launched online, allowing its extensive archives of stand-up comedy available for streaming on a variety o... [Read More]
 
Hamish Blake, Australian Comedian, Parodies Humans Of New York With Hilarious Instagram Post (PHOTOS)
When Australian comedian Hamish Blake came to New York this week, he had just one goal: to be photographed for the famous Humans Of New York blog. But when it didn’t happen, the co-host of the popular Hamish and Andy radio show made up his own hilarious parody instead. Photographer B... [Read More]
 
Hamish Blake, Australian Comedian, Parodies Humans Of New York With Hilarious Instagram Post (PHOTOS)
When Australian comedian Hamish Blake came to New York this week, he had just one goal: to be photographed for the famous Humans Of New York blog. But when it didn’t happen, the co-host of the popular Hamish and Andy radio show made up his own hilarious parody instead. Photographer B... [Read More]
 
Banging his own drum til the end: The finale of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Starting your final episode with a showstopping all-star musical number, and closing with an homage to three classic TV finales plus a callback to your first big break in American TV: Well, Craig Ferguson never did want to play by the rules or traditions of television, anyhow. He wanted to bang his ... [Read More]
 
SNL #40.10 RECAP: Host Amy Adams, musical guest One Direction and Christmas cameos from Mike Myers, Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen
Last week's episode of Saturday Night Live was so solid, they couldn't possibly carry that momentum into the final show of 2014, could they? Well, no. But the Christmas-week theme did mean they could pull out some more stops in the names of special all-star SNL alumni cameos, some pandering to the k... [Read More]
 
This week in comedy: Goodbye, Colbert Nation
It finally happened. The moment everyone dreaded as much as they anticipated, the final episode of The Colbert Report, defined this week. The send-off wouldn’t have been complete without something truly grand and spectacular, which is exactly what viewers received in the form of... [Read More]
 
Cipha Sounds like a DJ, thinks like a comedian: Don’t Get Gassed; Take It Personal!
It’s never too late to get bit by the comedy bug. Cipha Sounds could have jumped headfirst into stand-up comedy a decade before he did. He told The Comic's Comic about hanging around with Dave Chappelle one night in 2002. “We were at some party, an Eminem album release party, and he was ... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy: A North Korean-Dictated Week in Comedy
by Stephanie Simon -Sony cancelled the release of The Interview after violence was threatened. -We talked to standup Dan Soder aboutthe importance of originality. -John Hodgman took us inside his secret society. -We looked into how Tami Nelson and Chris Trew, founders of The New Movement, built a co... [Read More]
 
Amy Adams Is Not Subtle About Her Love of One Direction in These 'SNL' Promos
by Adam Frucci Here's the latest set of promos for this weekend's SNL, featuring Amy Adams doing as good a job as can be expected of not freaking out and being creepy towards One Direction. OK, maybe she's a little creepy. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
@Midnight Is Becoming @11:30 For a Couple of Weeks
by Adam Frucci With The Colbert Report officially gone, it's only a matter of time before The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore debuts in its timeslot. But during that awkward period before then, Chris Hardwick and @midnight will take over the 11:30pm timeslot on Comedy Central. From January 5th throu... [Read More]