All Are Welcome in the Church of Maria Bamford
2017 has been a bumper crop year for Maria Bamford. First she released Old Baby, her hilariously heartfelt hourlong Netflix special that not only packed an emotional punch but also pushed the envelope by toying with the structure of standup specials (the venues in which she performs change and grow,... [Read More]
Inside ‘Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone’ with Cocoon Central Dance Team
In their new film, Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone, the ladies of Cocoon Central Dance Team execute the daintiest fart joke I’ve ever seen. Sunita Mani, Tallie Medel, and Eleanore Pienta stretch out luxuriously on a soundstage beach, their graceful movements undercut by exag... [Read More]
Talking all things stand-up with Judd Apatow
In a business full of ups and downs, it is not uncommon for a person to find out what they’re… MORE Talking all things stand-up with Judd Apatow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Selena Coppock
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]
Talking Standup with the Stars of HBO’s ‘All Def Comedy’
After the success of last year’s All Def Comedy one-hour special, HBO ordered up a six-episode run of the All Def model, which premieres last Friday. The original Def Comedy Jam of the ‘90s shaped an entire generation of comics, including most of the roughly two dozen comedians chosen fo... [Read More]
Talking Standup with the Stars of HBO’s ‘All Def Comedy’
After the success of last year’s All Def Comedy one-hour special, HBO ordered up a six-episode run of the All Def model, which premieres last Friday. The original Def Comedy Jam of the ‘90s shaped an entire generation of comics, including most of the roughly two dozen comedians chosen fo... [Read More]
Eden Sher on Growing Up on TV and Moving on from ‘The Middle’
Eden Sher has spent her entire adult life playing Sue Heck on The Middle. After stints on Weeds and the short-lived Sons & Daughters, Sher was cast in The Middle in 2009 when she was 17, and eight years later the show is nearing it’s series finale. What will she do next? It’s fair to... [Read More]
Michelle Wolf’s Comedy Marathon
They say that nice guys finish last, but what about nice ladies? That’s one of the many themes comedian and Daily Show writer/contributor Michelle Wolf explores in her new special Nice Lady, which premieres tomorrow night at 9:00pm on HBO. The hour is full of sharp and relevant observations &n... [Read More]
Nice Lady Michelle Wolf on her new special, her love for NY, and how writing for someone else helped shape her views
If you take a look at the comedians who came out of the 1970s-1990s comedy boom, as it has often… MORE Nice Lady Michelle Wolf on her new special, her love for NY, and how writing for someone else helped shape her views appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Nice Lady Michelle Wolf on her new special, her love for NY, and how writing for someone else helped shape her views
If you take a look at the comedians who came out of the 1970s-1990s comedy boom, as it has often… MORE Nice Lady Michelle Wolf on her new special, her love for NY, and how writing for someone else helped shape her views appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]