Talking Improv, Marriage, Cats, and Musicals with Jeff Hiller
You know Jeff Hiller, or you recognize his face. His disapproving, glowering mug can be seen in every customer service position in every auteur sitcom of the past 15 years. Hiller has played a disapproving flight attendant on 30 Rock, a nude ghost in Ghost Town, and more waiters than you can shake a... [Read More]
Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing”
Portraying stand-up comedy on the screen in a narrative form is nothing new. It is something that Hollywood has really… MORE Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing”
Portraying stand-up comedy on the screen in a narrative form is nothing new. It is something that Hollywood has really… MORE Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘SNL’s Only February Episode Featured Natalie Portman and Lots of Fart Jokes
Natalie Portman mentioned in her monologue that she hasn’t hosted since 2006, and the entire cast from that season came by to honor the occasion. Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey, Andy Samberg, and the Brain that Wouldn’t Die—Alec Baldwin. Perhaps it was a big deal because this was apparent... [Read More]
Sarah Hutto (@huttopian) on High School Prom, Pending Patents, and Autobiographical Tweets
Sarah Hutto’s work has run in The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. On Twitter she is @huttopian, where she advocates for equal representation of women who aren’t enthusiastic about salad in the stock photo industry. She is working on a humor book. This week, Hutto... [Read More]
NBC’s ‘A.P. Bio’ Falls Short of Its Potential
Mike O’Brien’s new show A.P. Bio, whose pilot previewed on NBC last night in advance of the official series premiere on March 1st, is Glenn Howerton’s first starring role since his sort-of leaving It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Coincidentally, like Kaitlin Olson on T... [Read More]
Catching Up with Nicole Byer
Some of the most beloved, groundbreaking, and influential television comedy series have been tragically cut short before they even had the chance to reach their prime. The Ben Stiller Show, Strangers with Candy, and Freaks and Geeks all suffered the fate of short runs before later achieving cult suc... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Norm Macdonald Is on the ‘Edge of Fame’
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]
Well Worth 1 Minute: This Week in Commercial Parody
These days, commercial parodies are a dime a dozen, and so is dad humor, but this dad-centric commercial parody from… The Dad still deserves 60 seconds of your time. Fast and focused, what this piece lacks in commentary, it makes up for with the kind of immediately funny p... [Read More]
Well Worth 1 Minute: This Week in Commercial Parody
These days, commercial parodies are a dime a dozen, and so is dad humor, but this dad-centric commercial parody from… The Dad still deserves 60 seconds of your time. Fast and focused, what this piece lacks in commentary, it makes up for with the kind of immediately funny p... [Read More]