Ad Libido review – taking female pleasure into her own hands
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghFran Bushe’s comedy uses glitter and smart songs to advocate better understanding of sex for womenFran Bushe wants to fix sex. Armed with glitter, songs and a diagram of her vulva, she’s on a mission to kickstart her own libido and change how we think and ta... [Read More]
The Tape Face Show review – kohl-eyed comedian comes unstuck
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Sam Wills’ mime and prop-act is a big draw, but his new show ramps up expectations with too little comedy payoff A new show, with all-new routines, from the erstwhile Boy With Tape on His Face is bound to be a big Edinburgh draw. It was here, before the West End ... [Read More]
The Tape Face Show review – kohl-eyed comedian comes unstuck
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Sam Wills’ mime and prop-act is a big draw, but his new show ramps up expectations with too little comedy payoff A new show, with all-new routines, from the erstwhile Boy With Tape on His Face is bound to be a big Edinburgh draw. It was here, before the West End ... [Read More]
Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally review – white-hot takes on #MeToo
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Amid the garish sex comedy, the standup provocateur makes a striking effort to embrace the complexity of gender politicsThose who shoot from the hip can easily shoot themselves in the foot, but Fin Taylor seems happy to take that risk. Taylor is one of those (straight,... [Read More]
Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally review – white-hot takes on #MeToo
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Amid the garish sex comedy, the standup provocateur makes a striking effort to embrace the complexity of gender politicsThose who shoot from the hip can easily shoot themselves in the foot, but Fin Taylor seems happy to take that risk. Taylor is one of those (straight,... [Read More]
Natalie Palamides review – big, uneasy laughs in fearless Time's Up comedy
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Palamides’ goofy interactive comedy about a macho ‘douchebag’ has a confrontational sting in its taleYou could piece together Natalie Palamides’ remarkable new show, Nate, by splicing some of the great fringe comedies of the last half-decade. Ad... [Read More]
Natalie Palamides review – big, uneasy laughs in fearless Time's Up comedy
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Palamides’ goofy interactive comedy about a macho ‘douchebag’ has a confrontational sting in its taleYou could piece together Natalie Palamides’ remarkable new show, Nate, by splicing some of the great fringe comedies of the last half-decade. Ad... [Read More]
A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening
As you step inside of the National Comedy Center, you are immediately overwhelmed. You look up, and there is comedy… MORE A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening
As you step inside of the National Comedy Center, you are immediately overwhelmed. You look up, and there is comedy… MORE A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Julie Seabaugh and Troy Conrad document “Ringside at Roast Battle” in a new book!
My colleague on the West Coast, freelance comedy journalist Julie Seabaugh, has turned many late Tuesday nights at The Comedy Store into a brand-new book documenting the rise of Roast Battle from open mic experiment in the Belly Room to Comedy Central TV series and countless official and unofficial ... [Read More]