It’s Kulap Vilaysack’s Party, and You’re Invited
Season 3 of the TV high-end real estate parody show Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ premieres today on Seeso. The show is created and executive produced by the multi-faceted Kulap Vilaysack, who spent many years embedded in the tight-knit LA improv and alt comedy scene that grew out of UCB and the early... [Read More]
Dark comedies revisited: “Funny People”
There is an assumption that comes along with being a comedian. If you were to be walking down the street… MORE Dark comedies revisited: “Funny People” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Dark comedies revisited: “Funny People”
There is an assumption that comes along with being a comedian. If you were to be walking down the street… MORE Dark comedies revisited: “Funny People” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
At the Intersection of Love and Loneliness with Lane Moore
Ask Lane Moore questions and she’ll tell you no lies. Well, almost none. A multihyphenate talent who prefers to quote her age as “somewhere between a 13-year-old boy and 90-year-old southwestern lesbian raising dogs,” Moore has blazed trails in comedy, journalism, and punk rock usi... [Read More]
‘The Dumbbells’ Find a Balance Between Being Funny and Fit
Perhaps it’s comedy’s self-deprecating backdrop that causes it to rarely intersect with health and fitness. Most people tend to side with the Average Joes over Blade, Laser, and Blazer from Globo Gym, but there is room for comedians to be both healthy and funny, especially in today&rsquo... [Read More]
‘The Dumbbells’ Find a Balance Between Being Funny and Fit
Perhaps it’s comedy’s self-deprecating backdrop that causes it to rarely intersect with health and fitness. Most people tend to side with the Average Joes over Blade, Laser, and Blazer from Globo Gym, but there is room for comedians to be both healthy and funny, especially in today&rsquo... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia Is Ready for ‘The New One’
While his special Thank God for Jokes and feature film Don’t Think Twice are still rippling from critical and commercial success, Mike Birbiglia is gearing up for his next project, a one-man live comedy show called The New One. The theme of the show is somewhat secretive so far. His official p... [Read More]
Rachel Dratch Returns Home for the Women in Comedy Festival
Exactly one week before her homecoming, Rachel Dratch appeared on Saturday Night Live to reprise her role as Denise alongside Jimmy Fallon’s Sully, the “Boston teens.” The sketch saw the now-grown teens escorting their college-bound daughter (Kate McKinnon) on a tour of Harvar... [Read More]
Rachel Dratch Returns Home for the Women in Comedy Festival
Exactly one week before her homecoming, Rachel Dratch appeared on Saturday Night Live to reprise her role as Denise alongside Jimmy Fallon’s Sully, the “Boston teens.” The sketch saw the now-grown teens escorting their college-bound daughter (Kate McKinnon) on a tour of Harvar... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Homecoming King’ Is an American Story, Whether You Get the References or Not
When I first stumbled across Hasan Minhaj’s YouTube videos back in 2012, I was at a strange point in my evolution as a comedy consumer, where my identity as a budding comedy nerd and my identity as an Indian-Canadian were somewhat at odds. For as much as I loved standup and was fascinated by t... [Read More]