Netflix Is a Joke: When the Platform Becomes the Bit
In September, billboards proclaiming “Netflix Is a Joke” popped up overnight in Los Angeles and New York. While some thought it was a shot by its competitors Hulu or Seeso (RIP), it turned out to be a lame attempt at guerrilla marketing by the tech-entertainment behemoth. Since thei... [Read More]
Exploring “Humamnity” with Jonny Sun
Jonny Sun released his first book this year: Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur an Aliebn Too. The book is an illustrated account following the character at the center of Sun’s Twitter account, an alien named Jomny on a never-ending quest to make sense of humanity (and himself). The message and... [Read More]
Exploring “Humamnity” with Jonny Sun
Jonny Sun released his first book this year: Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur an Aliebn Too. The book is an illustrated account following the character at the center of Sun’s Twitter account, an alien named Jomny on a never-ending quest to make sense of humanity (and himself). The message and... [Read More]
Exploring “Humamnity” with Jonny Sun
Jonny Sun released his first book this year: Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur an Aliebn Too. The book is an illustrated account following the character at the center of Sun’s Twitter account, an alien named Jomny on a never-ending quest to make sense of humanity (and himself). The message and... [Read More]
Talking ‘Zero to Sixty’ and the Importance of Kindness with Bob Saget
Whether he’s playing an iconically nerdy sitcom dad, surprising and/or delighting audiences with his onstage vulgarity, or directing films, Bob Saget has one goal in mind: he just wants to entertain. In terms of entertainment, he’s closing out 2017 strong. His new standup special Zero to... [Read More]
For Martin Starr, the Best Roles Are as Exciting as They Are Terrifying
Whether it’s as a freak and/or geek, a caterer, or a senior security architect, Martin Starr is best known for one of his roles in three of the most well-received comedies of this century. But between those shows, which somewhat surprisingly includes a nine-year gap from Freaks and Geeks to Pa... [Read More]
For Martin Starr, the Best Roles Are as Exciting as They Are Terrifying
Whether it’s as a freak and/or geek, a caterer, or a senior security architect, Martin Starr is best known for one of his roles in three of the most well-received comedies of this century. But between those shows, which somewhat surprisingly includes a nine-year gap from Freaks and Geeks to Pa... [Read More]
A conversation with Vulture’s Jesse David Fox about Good One podcast and Vulture Festival LA
After our obligatory Portlandia conversation, myself calling from Portland, Vulture Senior Editor Jesse David Fox was quick to joke, “Is… MORE A conversation with Vulture’s Jesse David Fox about Good One podcast and Vulture Festival LA appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Getting Personal with Gilbert Gottfried
Judd Apatow calls it “hilarious, oddly moving.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “remarkable, fascinating, totally unexpected.” Even Anthony Jeselnik skipped the jokes for a rare minute to say, “This film is a hilarious, humanizing, and shockingly intimate portrait ... [Read More]
TV Land’s “Teachers” ground their antics at Fillmore Elementary School in reality
Classes are back in session at Chicagoland’s Fillmore Elementary School, where Ms. Cannon (Caitlin Barlow), Ms. Bennigan (Katie O’Brien), Ms. Snap (Katy Colloton), Ms. Feldman (Cate Freedman), Ms. Watson (Kate Lambert) and Mrs. Adler (Kathryn Renee Thomas) are fulfilling their duties, so... [Read More]