Book these women for your comedy festivals, showcases and panels for 2018
We’re almost one year removed from the first wave of mainstream media attention toward the underreported and overlooked mistreatment of women in all walks of life (but particularly in comedy and show business, as Tig Notaro’s second season of One Mississippi shone a spotlight on the hars... [Read More]
R.I.P. Marva L. Moncrieffe aka Simply Marvalous
Whether you spelled it marvalous or marvelous, Marva L. Moncrieffe was simply funny. The comedian known as Simply Marvalous died Wednesday in hospice care in Baton Rouge, La. Moncrieffe was 64. She had her own HBO half-hour comedy special in 1994, and followed that up with appearances on Def Comedy ... [Read More]
Chris Garcia finds solace and comedy in new WNYC project “Death Sex and Money”
WNYC Studios is prepping a new project hosted by comedian Chris Grace called Death Sex & Money, and they’d love your input on it. “This project is a work in progress—but we’re sharing it with you now because WNYC Studios wants  your feedback as we explore new shows a... [Read More]
Everything is Terrible! tours behind The Great Satan
Found footage collective, Everything Is Terrible!, is unveiling both a film and a live tour to close out the summer of 2018, and you’re invited. TOUR DATES 8/31 – Ann Arbor, MI – The Blind Pig 9/1 – Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class 9/2 – Pittsburgh, PA &ndas... [Read More]
Refinery29 launches late-night talk show, After After Party, on Facebook Watch
Refinery29, has entered the late-night talk show realm, but it’s hosting its After After Party on Facebook Watch. The nightly show kicks off at 9 p.m. Eastern on Aug. 13, with comedian Sonia Denis hosting. The format includes panel discussions with comedians, journalists and celebrit... [Read More]
Comedy Spit Roast mixes comedians and porn for Brazzers event
If the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis wasn’t down and dirty enough for you, well, then Brazzers has a treat for you. The porn brand is putting on its first porn-themed comedy event, Brazzers Presents: Comedy Spit Roast, with Lisa Ann presiding over a dais that includes both comedians and... [Read More]
Academy Awards hoping to become more popular by adding Oscar category for “popular film”
It just got a little bit easier for a comedy to win a major Academy Award. No, the Oscars aren’t considering great comedies as potential Best Picture nominees, nor are they creating a specific Best Picture (Comedy) category. But the Academy did announce today that they’re adding a new ca... [Read More]
Samuel J. Comroe becomes second comedian to survive Judges Cuts on America’s Got Talent 2018
It has been a rough summer for stand-up comedians hoping to make the cuts on America’s Got Talent in 2018. But Samuel J. Comroe has “swagger.” Among other things. So we’ll see more of Comroe on the live shows! And yes, that’s Chris Hardwick sitting in as a guest judge. ... [Read More]
A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening
As you step inside of the National Comedy Center, you are immediately overwhelmed. You look up, and there is comedy… MORE A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening
As you step inside of the National Comedy Center, you are immediately overwhelmed. You look up, and there is comedy… MORE A walk through The National Comedy Center during its grand opening appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]