A list of comedy benefit shows to help Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts
Way too many people on the East Coast are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Some just lost power, some flooded, while others lost literally their entire homes and memories. As they’re prone to do, the comedy community is rallying to help out those still hurting from the storm. From... [Read More]
New single from Patrice O’Neal to be released on Nov. 6, hear it now
It’s been almost a year since Patrice O’Neal passed away. On November 6th, though, we’ll get to hear previously unreleased material from the comedian in the form of a new single called “Better Than You.” Recorded on April 17, 2011 at the DC Improv, this 20 minute single was originally considered for... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Live! and Comedy Central Records at New York Comedy Fest
Listen up live comedy fans. We have a terrific stand-up show lined up as part of the New York Comedy Festival that is going to kick ass. We’ve teamed up with Comedy Central Records and New York’s newest comedy club, The Stand to showcase the best new and up-and-coming talent Comedy Centr... [Read More]
Enter to win a copy of Demetri Martin’s “Standup Comedian” (contest)
We have ourselves some copies of Demetri Martin’s latest comedy special, Standup Comedian and we decided that they are in need of getting into the hands of you, the public. So what are we going to do? We’re going to contest it up like a motherf*cker up in here. To enter, enter your infor... [Read More]
Trolling at it’s finest, Colin Quinn lays out all the sketches Louis C.K. should do as the next SNL host
Rule of Twitter. Start following Colin Quinn’s handle now. If you think you’re using the thing right, you are wrong. Colin has managed to make his handle both a mockery of using the social network itself as well as showcasing those that don’t understand that he’s simply troll... [Read More]
NYC board approves re-naming of a street to “George Carlin Way”
It’s been a debate for about a year about the status of renaming part of the street on West 121 Street “George Carlin Way” after the legendary comedian who attended school at the Corpus Christi Church located on the street with the comedian growing up a block away. Community Board ... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Live! Cheat Book Release | 10.17.2012
Last night was a doozy! We gathered with some of our favorite people in the comedy industry to celebrate the release of Cheat: A Man’s Guide to Infidelity a book written by Robert Kelly, Joe DeRosa, and Bill Burr. The book was a companion piece to the trio’s short film Cheat which they s... [Read More]
Center Stage: Ray Harrington
Ray Harrington is a fan of marketing and burritos. I know this because we once sat down and ate burritos and talked marketing before he did a set in NYC. The New England native is also a pretty hilarious stand-up comedian an I’m sure he’d much rather you know this characteristic over the... [Read More]
10 modern comedy albums that are already classics
What are your classic comedy bits? You know, the ones you’ll reference in twenty years when sitting around a table discussing comedy with your friends? What are those comedians and bits that come to mind whether they be influential, hilarious, or just stuck with you because of subject matter. ... [Read More]
Talking “Meet the Parents” with creator Greg Glienna
When someone mentions the name Gaylord “Greg” Focker to you. There’s a chance you get a fond and funny thought in your head recalling the Ben Stiller character from the movie franchise Meet The Parents which co-starred Robert DeNiro. Well the guy behind the million dollar franchise... [Read More]