Anthony Jeselnik to headline the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival
The first wave of comics that will be performing at the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, now in it’s third year, have been announced including Anthony Jeselnik. He’ll be headlining the historic Paramount Theater. Back in March it was announced that Jeselnik will be h... [Read More]
Wanda Sykes and Alan Cumming to host Just For Laughs Festival Galas
The good news just keeps coming from the Just For Laughs Festival camp with the announcement of two more Gala hosts and the extension of the Ethnic Show. The Emmy Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes and Broadway darling Alan Cumming have joined this year’s line-up of Gala hosts. Sykes to host J... [Read More]
Denver's High Plains Comedy Festival Unveils Headliner Anthony Jeselnik and Its Initial Lineup
by Adam Frucci ""Denver's High Plains Comedy Festival, the event put on by outgoing heads of the Denver comedy scene class Grawlix, has announced its initial lineup for this summer's festivities. The festival, taking place from August 20-22, will be headlined by Anthony Jeselnik, with a slew of grea... [Read More]
Limestone Comedy Festival: The Laugh Button Interview with festival creator Mat Alano-Martin
June 4-6 some of the biggest names in comedy will be heading up to Bloomington, IN for the 3rd edition of the Limestone Comedy Festival. Headliners Janeane Garofalo, Kyle Kinane, Michael Che and Doug Benson lead the way alongside Tom Brady, Chad Daniels, Dana Gould, Aparna Nancherla, Esther Povitsky... [Read More]
33rd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival includes Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Mike Myers, Neil Patrick Harris and Trevor Noah
There are line-ups and then there are line-ups. The Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal has been the home to some of the greatest comedy this world has ever seen and that tradition carries on with the 33rd year of the fest. If you’ve never been this would be a great year to head up […]... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle, Patton Oswalt, Bill Burr, and More Join the 2015 Just For Laughs Lineup
by Megh Wright The Just For Laughs Festival returns to Quebec this summer, and the full lineup has been revealed. In addition to headliners Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Mike Myers, Neil Patrick Harris, Trevor Noah, Jane Lynch, Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt, Weird Al, Chris Hardwick, Jason Reitman, and Ell... [Read More]
Charm City Comedy Festival adjusts schedule to accommodate Baltimore curfew
If any American city could use a charm offensive right about now, it's Baltimore. And yet, the second annual Charm City Comedy Festival -- set to begin Wednesday and run through Sunday in Baltimore -- has been forced to scrap and/or move several of its shows this week due to the city's curfew. Maryl... [Read More]
Misery Loves Comedy: The Laugh Button interviews with Kevin Pollak, Lewis Black, Jim Norton, and Caroline Hirsch from the premiere
This past Wednesday, we were invited to cover the red carpet premiere of Kevin Pollak’s new documentary film Misery Loves Comedy. The film was part of this year’s TriBeCa Film Festival, currently running throughout New York City. Comedy has been a big focal point of the festival includin... [Read More]
Paul Feig’s keynote address to the 7th annual Women in Comedy Festival
“My name is Paul Feig. I directed Bridesmaids, The Heat, the upcoming Spy. And it’s an honor to welcome you all. I have such a love of funny women. And funny women in comedy. And anything that lets them showcase what they do, and I think this festival is so important for that. To all the... [Read More]