Demetri Martin on Luck, Fatherhood, and Why There’s Always Room for Jokes
Every notable comedian has their “brand” or style of comedy, but Demetri Martin stands out more than most. If you’ve caught one of his specials on TV or were a fan of his show Important Things on Comedy Central, then you probably remember his unique gift for discovering the humor i... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Larry Wilmore and Michael Bennett on ‘Black on the Air’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
In the Moment with Josh Johnson
The day before his Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents taping, comedian Josh Johnson sat down with me in the green room of New Orleans’ Civic Theatre. One thing I noticed very quickly was that he was there to work. New Orleans is an easy city to get distracted in, especially if you feel like cele... [Read More]
The Business of Being a Young Woman in the Business
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production company with Jack Black. Now she writes and produces on her own, but she still encounters a tidal wave of comedy hopefuls looking for the advice, information... [Read More]
Jeffery Self and the Self-Starter Approach to Comedy
Jeffery Self is honest. Painfully, painfully honest. He livetweeted his breakup-inspired nervous breakdown in 2013. Then when his ex became the star of the Logo series Fire Island, he recapped the show for Vulture. “How often in your life do you get to watch a garbage reality TV show starring ... [Read More]
Celebrating 20 Years of Comedy Duo Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster
For two decades, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster have proven to be one of the most consistently funny and hardworking teams in comedy. The pair performs their scripted phone calls each week on The Best Show and these segments remain as hilarious as they were when they started. The premise of each bit... [Read More]
Celebrating 20 Years of Comedy Duo Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster
For two decades, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster have proven to be one of the most consistently funny and hardworking teams in comedy. The pair performs their scripted phone calls each week on The Best Show and these segments remain as hilarious as they were when they started. The premise of each bit... [Read More]
Jared goes outside of his comfort zone in the season 1 finale of Jared Freid’s “Adrift”
Here it is, the final episode of the first season of Jared Freid’s Adrift. What situation does Jared have himself… MORE Jared goes outside of his comfort zone in the season 1 finale of Jared Freid’s “Adrift” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jared goes outside of his comfort zone in the season 1 finale of Jared Freid’s “Adrift”
Here it is, the final episode of the first season of Jared Freid’s Adrift. What situation does Jared have himself… MORE Jared goes outside of his comfort zone in the season 1 finale of Jared Freid’s “Adrift” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Matt Goldich on His Work-Life Balance and Debut Standup Album
“This is the happiest I’ve ever been for sure” is not something I hear a lot of comics say with confidence. But things are pretty peachy for New York-based comedian and Late Night with Seth Meyers writer Matt Goldich. At 37, Matt has settled into his place in the world as a nice, a... [Read More]