Meet Me In New York: Rob Cantrell
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... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Robert Dean
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... [Read More]
Trevor Moore tells us about “The Story Of Our Times”
Comedy music is a hard thing to pull off. It is just one of those things that, if done right,… MORE Trevor Moore tells us about “The Story Of Our Times” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Troopers return: Jay Chandrasekhar and Eric Stolhanske discuss all things “Super Troopers 2”
If ever there was a bad omen for something, it would be snow in the middle of April. But this… MORE The Troopers return: Jay Chandrasekhar and Eric Stolhanske discuss all things “Super Troopers 2” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Chris Gethard on the importance of interacting with fans of The Chris Gethard Show
The Chris Gethard Show prides itself on having as much loyalty to its fans as the fans do to the show. On last week’s live broadcast on truTV, Gethard locked himself in a clear box for a stunt in which guest Matt Walsh (Veep) had to convince fans to answer revealing questions via phone and [&h... [Read More]
Kat Radley on Women in Comedy Festivals, and in the writer’s rooms
Kat Radley spent the better parts of 2016 and 2017 submitting writer’s packets to late-night comedy shows. “I think I lost count at one point, but if you name a show, I pretty much sent a packet for it,” Radley told me. Last August, the first packet she’d submitted turned int... [Read More]
All things improv with “Whose Line’s” Colin Mochrie
It’s hard to trace back exactly how old improv is. Sure, Second City may have been founded in the 1950s,… MORE All things improv with “Whose Line’s” Colin Mochrie appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Talking ‘Look Alive Out There’ and the Importance of Humor Writing with Sloane Crosley
Sloane Crosley may be an accomplished writer, but she’s still humble. Crosley is the acclaimed author of essay collections I Was Told There’d Be Cake, How Did You Get This Number, today’s release Look Alive Out There, and the very funny novel The Clasp, which de... [Read More]
Inside ‘The Onion,’ ‘ClickHole,’ and ‘The A.V. Club’s Vote to Unionize
The employees at Onion Inc., the company behind satire sites The Onion and ClickHole as well as The A.V. Club, have voted to unionize and will be the latest group of online publication staffers to join the Writers Guild of America. The news was announced today in a post published at&n... [Read More]
The owner of the Comedy Cellar talks about club’s expansion to Las Vegas
The Comedy Cellar is one of the most recognized and celebrated comedy clubs in the world. Founded in 1982, the… MORE The owner of the Comedy Cellar talks about club’s expansion to Las Vegas appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]