Inside ‘SNL’ and ‘Documentary Now!’ with Rhys Thomas and Alex Buono
It’s unlikely that there are many kids out there whose dream is to direct and create pre-taped segments on Saturday Night Live. Of course, as you get older you realize that’s an incredible opportunity that countless directors would love to have, it’s just not your typical Hollywood... [Read More]
Check out this exclusive clip from IFC’s new series, “Baroness von Sketch Show”
Here’s an exclusive clip from IFC’s new sketch comedy show, the Baroness von Sketch Show. A Canadian-based sketch comedy series… MORE Check out this exclusive clip from IFC’s new series, “Baroness von Sketch Show” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Celebrating Ten Years of Funny or Die with CEO Mike Farah
You’ve probably heard by now that Funny or Die is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The comedy behemoth founded by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Chris Henchy has come a long way since putting out its initial viral video, “The Landlord.” This internet sensation emphaticall... [Read More]
July 2017 Standup Roundup: Erik Griffin, Ari Shaffir, and Joe Mande
It’s actually nice that only three specials came out last month. We needed some room to breathe, take a break from our screens, get outside, and enjoy summer. Or just stay in our air conditioned apartments and binge on Ozark. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped in Jul... [Read More]
Jon Daly Still Wants to Play Golf with John Daly
Last year, Adult Swim aired a golf special starring comedic actors Jon Daly and Adam Scott playing roles as their golf-world namesakes: John Daly and Adam Scott. Daly has been particularly interested in catching the attention of his golf alter-ego, going so far as to create JonDalyIsJohnDaly.com and... [Read More]
On Tour with Tony Hinchcliffe
If you ask Tony Hinchcliffe how things are going he’ll likely sum it up this way: “It’s a wild time to be a comedian doing real standup and podcasting at the same time.” The album version of his One Shot special recently dropped, he’s currently just a few nights into hi... [Read More]
On Tour with Tony Hinchcliffe
If you ask Tony Hinchcliffe how things are going he’ll likely sum it up this way: “It’s a wild time to be a comedian doing real standup and podcasting at the same time.” The album version of his One Shot special recently dropped, he’s currently just a few nights into hi... [Read More]
David Wain Has Plenty More ‘Wet Hot’ Stories to Tell
David Wain is a true believer in the idea that limitations are the mother of invention. That was certainly true of Wet Hot American Summer, Wain’s feature directorial debut, in which it rained nearly every day and featured a cast and crew who were also movie first-timers for the most part. Tho... [Read More]
Julie Rudd Makes Her Feature Debut with ‘Fun Mom Dinner’
For her screenwriting debut, Julie Rudd set out to write a comedy that connected with moms like herself. The result, Fun Mom Dinner, follows four women (Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett, and Molly Shannon) as they cut loose and develop real friendships on a wild night out on the town. O... [Read More]
Why David Wain’s ‘The Ten’ Is Still Sketch Gold Ten Years Later
The perpetually adolescent campers of Camp Firewood are experiencing a ten-year reunion this week in Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, but they’re not the only ones with ten-year anniversaries on their mind. Yesterday marked a decade since David Wain’s The Ten hit... [Read More]