This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Hound Tall’ Takes on the Electoral College
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]
Whitney Cummings: 'The scariest place to perform standup is America'
The outspoken comic talks about directing a ‘science comedy’ on the female brain, overcoming her battle with co-dependency and the cult of celebrity griefAt only 34, Whitney Cummings has packed an enormous amount of success – and a few notable failures – into her career. Name... [Read More]
Inside Comedy Central’s ‘Jeff & Some Aliens’ with Creators Sean Donnelly and Alessandro Minoli
Back in 2014, Comedy Central announced that it was developing an animated series based on the TripTank shorts Jeff & Some Aliens, and after a long road of development, the show makes its full series debut tonight on Comedy Central. Ordered to series in 2015, the show stars Brett Gelman as t... [Read More]
Inside Comedy Central’s ‘Jeff & Some Aliens’ with Creators Sean Donnelly and Alessandro Minoli
Back in 2014, Comedy Central announced that it was developing an animated series based on the TripTank shorts Jeff & Some Aliens, and after a long road of development, the show makes its full series debut tonight on Comedy Central. Ordered to series in 2015, the show stars Brett Gelman as t... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Lenny Bruce
To rewrite a method that works and perform subversive material can be a booking nightmare. Lenny Bruce did it anyway.… MORE Game Changers of Comedy: Lenny Bruce appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Files a Chilling ‘Daily Show’ Report on Gun (Emoji) Control
Here’s a clip from last night’s Daily Show, where correspondent Roy Wood Jr. investigates the new war being waged in the US around gun control — more specifically, gun emoji control. After interviewing a New Yorkers Against Gun Violence activist who got Apple to replace the gun emo... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Files a Chilling ‘Daily Show’ Report on Gun (Emoji) Control
Here’s a clip from last night’s Daily Show, where correspondent Roy Wood Jr. investigates the new war being waged in the US around gun control — more specifically, gun emoji control. After interviewing a New Yorkers Against Gun Violence activist who got Apple to replace the gun emo... [Read More]
MTV2 Teams Up With World Star & All Def Digital For New Series
MTV2 looks to want to connect with a distinct audience as they have now announced they are bringing along Russell Simmons All Def Digital and World Star Hip Hop into it’s lineup of shows. The story first broke today via The Hollywood Reporter; The Viacom-owned, younger-skewing cable netw... [Read More]
Cake Comedy teams up with Kickstarter for indie tour
The CAKE Comedy Tour, featuring NYC-based comedians Carrie Gravenson (Caroline’s on Broadway), Abbi Crutchfield (truTV), Kaytlin Bailey (MTV, SiriusXM), and… MORE Cake Comedy teams up with Kickstarter for indie tour appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Episode #132: Colin Quinn
Colin Quinn is the godfather of contemporary New York city comedy in more ways than one. After his first TV break as the sidekick on the 1980s MTV game show, Remote Control, Quinn helped usher other comedians onto TV as host of Caroline’s Comedy Hour on A&E, then a generation later as host... [Read More]