Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Will Star in a Netflix Movie Directed by Robert Smigel
Adam Sandler is working on his next movie for Netflix, and a rumor about the project that Sandler would star alongside Chris Rock has been confirmed today. Deadline reports that Sandler’s final comedy from his original four-movie deal with the streaming network will be titled The Week Of, whic... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson may be SNL’s MVP: “What Up With That?”
If Kenan Thompson comes back to Saturday Night Live — whether in May or this fall (depending upon a potential WGA strike) — he’d be due to start his record-setting 15th season as a cast member on the venerable network TV sketch comedy program. No one would fault Thompson for leavin... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson may be SNL’s MVP: “What Up With That?”
If Kenan Thompson comes back to Saturday Night Live — whether in May or this fall (depending upon a potential WGA strike) — he’d be due to start his record-setting 15th season as a cast member on the venerable network TV sketch comedy program. No one would fault Thompson for leavin... [Read More]
1942’s ‘Woman of the Year’ Remains a Contemporary Romantic Comedy, But Not Necessarily for Good Reasons
This month Criterion is releasing Woman of the Year on DVD and Blu-ray. The 1942 film remains beloved in many circles for a number of reasons. It was directed by award-winning filmmaker George Stevens and has a witty script by Ring Lardner, Jr., Michael Kanin, and John Lee Mahin. This was also the f... [Read More]
Comedy Central Bought a Billboard for ‘The President Show’ Three Miles Away from Mar-a-Lago
Anthony Atamanuik’s new show The President Show debuts on Comedy Central this Thursday, and the network found a way to make sure that the real Donald Trump doesn’t miss the big premiere. Today, Comedy Central tweeted the below image of a real billboard they purchased to promote the show,... [Read More]
Jordan Morris talks about “Bubble,” his hilarious and scary new audio pilot
In a world that looks more like Idiocracy every day, don’t you wish there was some more Portlandia-style place to… MORE Jordan Morris talks about “Bubble,” his hilarious and scary new audio pilot appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Harry Shearer on His ‘Spinal Tap’ Lawsuit and Hollywood Greed: “We Love What We Do, and They Know It”
Last year, Harry Shearer filed a $125 million lawsuit against Vivendi, the French movie distributor that owns the rights to 1984’s This Is Spinal Tap, for paying Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner less than $200 in revenue from the film over a 30-year period. Guest, McK... [Read More]
Aimee Mann’s Best Comedy Crossover Moments
Before deciding on a title for her new album, Aimee Mann told a friend that her record was full of her “usual songs about mental illness.” Mann, whose songs often delve into life’s melancholies, began to see the humor in another friend’s suggestion that she call the album Men... [Read More]
Aimee Mann’s Best Comedy Crossover Moments
Before deciding on a title for her new album, Aimee Mann told a friend that her record was full of her “usual songs about mental illness.” Mann, whose songs often delve into life’s melancholies, began to see the humor in another friend’s suggestion that she call the album Men... [Read More]