Mo Mandel on Conan, “I became a huge Julio Iglesias fan”
Mo Mandel was the guest comic on last night’s Conan, marking his second appearance on the show. After opening the show talking about the woes of buying a gift for his 70yr old father, Mandel talked about the time he opened for music superstar Julio Iglesias and how a simple interaction with hi... [Read More]
 
Ian Karmel is recording an album February 7th in Portland
Comedian Ian Karmel will soon be recording his debut album in 2015. Karmel tweeted the news saying he will be recording his album on February 7th at Mississippi Studios in Portland, OR via Kill Rock Stars Karmel originally started his stand-up career in Portland, earning the honor of being named &ld... [Read More]
 
Sara Schaefer is recording her debut album January 22nd in New York
Comedian Sara Schaefer is recording a comedy album next month. On January 22, Schaefer will record her debut album over two shows at New York’s Union Hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The critically acclaimed stand-up, writer, and producer recently relocated from New York to LA. Since then she has... [Read More]
 
Woody Allen never planned to write films: The Stand-Up Years exclusive preview (Audio)
Before Woody Allen became one of the most celebrated filmmakers in American cinema, he was a prolific stand-up comedian who inspired a new generation of self-reflective, neurotic and introspective comedians. And while Woody Allen’s are still readily available to purchase today, Razor & Tie... [Read More]
 
Happy Thanksgiving, ya dirty turkeys: The Laugh Button’s guide to Laughsgiving
With this holiday weekend approaching, we here at The Laugh Button feel obligated to tell you how to get as many laughs as possible out of your Thanksgiving weekend. You know, just because it’s a holiday weekend doesn’t mean the comedy world is asleep! Nope, totally the opposite: with ho... [Read More]
 
Happy Harassment Day! Patrice O’Neal breaks it down
There’s a big holiday happening this week! No, not Thanksgiving. Not Black Friday. Not even Wednesday, the biggest club night of the year. I’m talking about today, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, known as Harassment Day. What is Harassment Day you ask? Well, it’s the brainchild of... [Read More]
 
Fahim Anwar on Late Night, “Every flight attendant thinks they’re a stand-up comedian”
Los Angeles comedian Fahim Anwar was the guest comedian on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. This marked Anwar’s late night debut. Suited up, Anwar opened his set talking about his neighborhood Koreatown, his thin-walled apartment, airport racial profiling, and “funny&rdquo... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan on The Tonight Show, “We all aspire to be forgiving”
It’s always a treat when Jim Gaffigan drops in on late night for a stand-up spot. Last night he appeared on The Tonight Show to talk about family life, feminism, and forgiveness. Take it away Jim. Jim Gaffigan on The Tonight Show, “We all aspire to be forgiving” appeared first on T... [Read More]
 
Nick Thune, Kate Berlant, Ben Kronberg team up for February 2015 east coast tour
Three of the most innovative comedians working today are going on tour together. Nick Thune announced today via Twitter that he is teaming up with Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg for an east coast tour set for February 2015. Entitled the “Very Tour! Much Comedy!” tour, Thune, Berlant, and ... [Read More]
 
Mike Lawrence on Late Night with Seth Meyers, “I was guilted by a Muppet, do you know how that feels?”
Mike Lawrence was the guest comedian on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night and he totally killed with some great new material around his recent nuptuals. Lawrence also finished strong with the mention of the singer Toby Keith in his closer. We happen to know for a fact that Lawrence got the chan... [Read More]