The Laugh Button 2014 Fall TV Guide
Some people have fantasy football, we have fantasy television. Well, we don’t pick teams and make trades and such, but we do try to predict outcomes. Since the 2014 television season is upon us it’s time to check out a slew of new shows. So let’s get into it shall we? What do you t... [Read More]
 
Cool thing to buy this week: Bill Burr “Live At Andrew’s House” on vinyl
There’s a lot of stuff out there in the world vying for both your attention and your hard-earned dollars. The Laugh Button is here to help you make the right decisions when it comes to purchasing funny things. Here’s what’s cool to buy this week. Bill Burr: Live At Andrew&rsqu... [Read More]
 
Ben Affleck accused Jon Stewart of copying his movie idea
Last night’s Daily Show episode featured guest star Ben Affleck, whose latest film Gone Girl hits theaters this Friday. But Affleck’s conversation with host Jon Stewart instead involved different films, both from Affleck’s past and future. Watch as Affleck jokes... [Read More]
 
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Jena Friedman Rick Perry is about to win a daytime Emmy for "last person you want to see giving a press conference on Ebola" John Fugelsang Ebola hits Texas, where Rick Perry conti... [Read More]
 
Denis Leary Is Developing a Hockey Comedy for IFC
by Megh Wright Denis Leary's production company Apostle has a new comedy in development at IFC. According to Variety, the scripted comedy titled Uncle Chubby's will follow "the exploits of a group of friends in their late 20s as they play on an ice hockey team, determined to win the adult league tit... [Read More]
 
Bill Burr pilot from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia team heads to FX
Comedian Bill Burr may finally get his own successful television show after all. FX Networks has ordered a pilot for Pariah starring the You People Are All The Same comic. Co-created by John and Dave Chernin (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia), Pariah is about a volatile TV personality Joe Abb... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan may never perform again, says lawyer
When Tracy Morgan barely survived a crash involving a Walmart truck that killed one of his closest friends in June, observers knew the veteran comedian would have a long recovery ahead of him. But now, we’re hearing things could be even worse than originally thought. Morgan, 45, has suffered n... [Read More]
 
Weird Al Ranks His Top Five Sketch and Standup Comedy Albums
by Megh Wright Here's a web extra from Late Night featuring guest Weird Al Yankovic, who is given the daunting task of summing up his five favorite sketch and standup comedy albums of all time. Surely no one will disagree with his picks. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Help Jared Logan Get Hillary Clinton to Speak to His D&D Club
by Megh Wright Standup Jared Logan just launched a Kickstarter project for a great cause. Logan, who most recently appeared in his own Comedy Central Half Hour special as well as Splitsider's own A Night at Whiplash, unveiled his crowdfunding project today called "Hillary Clinton: The Ultimate Adven... [Read More]
 
Jared Logan wants to play Dungeons and Dragon with Hilary Clinton
Hilary Clinton could be our next president of these United States, she could also be the next greatest Dungeon Master. That’s the lofty goal comedian Jared Logan has set. Just today, Logan has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $200,000 (Clinton’s public speaking fee) to get Clinto... [Read More]