Talking with Kevin McDonald, the John Lennon of Comedy
Best known as one of the founding members of the avant-garde sketch group Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald recently celebrated an anniversary. His podcast Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show — which blends sketch, interviews, and live music — just hit its one-year mark. In the pas... [Read More]
The legacy of Seeso from the comedian perspective
Earlier this week, news broke that the comedy streaming platform Seeso was shutting its doors. While it’s easy for us… MORE The legacy of Seeso from the comedian perspective appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The legacy of Seeso from the comedian perspective
Earlier this week, news broke that the comedy streaming platform Seeso was shutting its doors. While it’s easy for us… MORE The legacy of Seeso from the comedian perspective appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The legacy of Seeso from the comedian perspective
Earlier this week, news broke that the comedy streaming platform Seeso was shutting its doors. While it’s easy for us… MORE The legacy of Seeso from the comedian perspective appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
@KatieBarsotti on Murder, Witches, and Female Privilege
@KatieBarsotti is a writer and performer in Los Angeles. She’s written for McSweeney’s, Reductress, CollegeHumor, the upcoming Woolly magazine, and you if you’d just let her. She and America’s sweetheart, Sam Chapman, have a comedy zine coming out in 2018 called Modern Magic:... [Read More]
The Five Stages of ‘South Park’
This Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the first episode of South Park. In the time since then, the animated comedy about four foul-mouthed boys from Colorado has been a consistent presence in the public conscience, evolving from a show that drew audiences due to its shock humor to one of the mos... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: A Very Supernatural ‘Beautiful/Anonymous’
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]
Outdated and Outstanding: A Perfect Video From 2014
We rarely do this: cover something that’s not “of the moment” — and I’m not sure this week’s feature could be any less of the moment. In fact, at three years old, this video is ancient. It’s also so funny and, upon showing it to a friend earlier this we... [Read More]
From UCB to ‘Saturday Night Live’ with Kristen Bartlett
The first time I saw Kristen Bartlett was in The Dead Dads Club, a show she wrote and performed with her husband, Jason Gore. Their fathers had died only months apart but, after dealing with some peculiar characters, they found a way to turn their grief into comedy. The sketches were as funny as the... [Read More]
Here’s Your Guide to Celebrating ‘Comedy Month’
via GIPHY Brought to you by TodayTix This August, TodayTix is celebrating all things funny with Comedy Month. From August 10 – 31, all sketch, stand-up, and improv tickets have no convenience fee — how convenient! See what’s playing in your city by tapping here or downloading the T... [Read More]