Tenacious D's Festival Supreme Brings Amy Poehler, 'The Kids In The Hall' To Los Angeles
Tenacious D's annual Los Angeles-based comedy event, Festival Supreme, is stepping up its A-game this year with their lineup of big-name comedians, troupes and musicians. We're talking about folks like Amy Poehler, The Kids in the Hall and Die Antwoord who will be gracing the stages at the Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds come October 10.While it's a given that Jack Black and Kyle Gass' comedy rock band, Tenacious D, will also be performing at the one-day festival, they'll be in good compa... [Read More]
Exclusive: Michael Che to release Netflix special in 2016
The Laugh Button has learned that comedian and Saturday Night Live Weekend Update anchor Michael Che will be releasing his first full-length special on Netflix in February 2016. We caught up with the former corespondent for The Daily Show turned anchor over the weekend at the third installment of th... [Read More]
Limestone Comedy Festival 2015: A comedy uprising through karaoke and craft beer
In a country of lost souls, comedy comes hard. But in a religiously oppressive state where half its population want to segregate the gays like the Jim Crow era, it burns like fire. It’s like what the guy said at the beginning of SLC Punk. Something about how being in religiously uptight Utah m... [Read More]
Kids In The Hall, Poehler, Tim Minchin, Kristen Schaal and more appearing at Tenacious D’s 2015 Festival Supreme
Tenacious D are once again pulling out all the stops for the 2015 version of their Festival Supreme music and comedy festival. This year’s festival has some pretty big headliners in both spaces including Andrew WK, TheDarkness, Rocket From the Crypt, Amy Poehler, MST3K and The D themselves per... [Read More]
Tenacious D’s 2015 Festival Supreme to Feature The Kids in the Hall, Amy Poehler, Kristen Schaal, and Tons More
Tenacious D’s Festival Supreme is set to return for a third year in Los Angeles this fall, and Jack Black and Kyle Gass just revealed its comedy-packed lineup for the year to The A.V. Club. The festival takes place Saturday, October 10th at the Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds in LA, and among the... [Read More]
Jessica Delfino’s NY Funny Songs Fest kicks off tonight and The Unicorn is open for business
NY Funny Songs Fest is a fast growing indie festival created by the comedy musicians of NYC for the comedy musicians of the world. It starts tonight and runs through May 30. Their mission is to seek out fun, funny people who pair comedy with music, seek out an audience of fun, funny people who [&hel... [Read More]
Just For Laughs announces their homegrown lineup for the 2015 fest in Montreal
The lineup for The Homegrown Comic Competition, which is the annual showcase of next gen Canadian comedy stars, has been announced for the 2015 edition of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. The competition will be hosted by Canadian comedian and actor Shaun Majumder and will include Aisha Alf... [Read More]
The Laugh Button joins the Vans Warped Tour as the official sponsor of the inaugural comedy tent
2015 marks the start of a new tradition on the Vans Warped Tour which recently celebrated it’s 20th anniversary. The Laugh Button is psyched to announce that we are the official sponsor of the inaugural Warped Comedy Tent and will be bringing comedy to the Warped Tour all summer long. Com... [Read More]
Del Close documentary to screen at the 2015 Del Close Marathon in New York City
Del Close was never a household name, but any comedy enthusiast is aware of his impact. From Bill Murray to Chris Farley to Amy Poehler, many of the most famous comedians consider him their mentor. On June 28 there is a special audience feedback screening of the unreleased documentary about this imp... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Alex Edelman
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]