The Stand comedy club moving this summer from Gramercy to Union Square
Comedy clubs may come and go in New York City, usually arriving with fanfare and disappearing without much notice. It’s a tough business. Tougher when the rents are so damn high. The Stand stands out as one of the more successful comedy club openings of the decade. Opened in September 2012 by ... [Read More]
Pieter-Dirk Uys review – South African satirist relives his apartheid clashes
Soho theatre, LondonUys delivers an engaging memoir about his life, from 1940s Cape Town to a regime-mocking drag actPart memoir, part nostalgia trip for white South Africans, Pieter-Dirk Uys’s new monologue is a world away from the arch satirical turns with which he made his – or rather... [Read More]
This week on TV: Erik Griffin is an American Warrior and Julian McCullough might be a man
This week, all eyes on on Friday night as two great comedians are set to premiere new stand-up comedy specials.… MORE This week on TV: Erik Griffin is an American Warrior and Julian McCullough might be a man appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Stuart Laws: ‘No books are funny, unless you find a swearword in a dictionary’
The standup comic on the things that make him laugh the mostHarry Hill’s 2005 tour preview at a 100-seater venue in Windsor. I had no idea what a preview was but loved it. Once I gig with Harry I will have completed comedy. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Michelle Wolf: ‘It’s weird that Trump doesn’t have a sense of humour’
As host of the White House correspondents’ dinner, comic Michelle Wolf insulted Trump, his inner circle and the press. What happened next?In the past 35 days, Michelle Wolf has hosted the annual White House correspondents’ dinner, scandalised Washington DC, outraged the president, run a ... [Read More]
Roseanne Barr Wants You To Know She’s Not Racist: “I Never Was & I Never Will Be”
Continuing the latest surrounding the cancelation of ‘Roseanne’, the show’s star has now responded to claims of being a racist. Barr took to her Twitter today to shoot down anyone who felt she ever practiced racism. The claims come after a Tweet from Barr became viral yesterday whe... [Read More]
Roseanne Barr Wants You To Know She’s Not Racist: “I Never Was & I Never Will Be”
Continuing the latest surrounding the cancelation of ‘Roseanne’, the show’s star has now responded to claims of being a racist. Barr took to her Twitter today to shoot down anyone who felt she ever practiced racism. The claims come after a Tweet from Barr became viral yesterday whe... [Read More]
Pauly Shore pays tribute to his mother, The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, in memorial video
Sadly, I couldn’t make it out to Los Angeles this Mother’s Day for the all-star comedy tribute to The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, who passed away in April after a long illness. Thankfully, though, her son, comedian Pauly Shore, has shared this video he put together for her memorial... [Read More]
Pauly Shore pays tribute to his mother, The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, in memorial video
Sadly, I couldn’t make it out to Los Angeles this Mother’s Day for the all-star comedy tribute to The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, who passed away in April after a long illness. Thankfully, though, her son, comedian Pauly Shore, has shared this video he put together for her memorial... [Read More]
Pauly Shore pays tribute to his mother, The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, in memorial video
Sadly, I couldn’t make it out to Los Angeles this Mother’s Day for the all-star comedy tribute to The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, who passed away in April after a long illness. Thankfully, though, her son, comedian Pauly Shore, has shared this video he put together for her memorial... [Read More]