Episode #137: Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on WFMU. Jo was recently named a New Face at the 2016 Just For Laughs Festival. And if you like puns, check out Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers, based on the live show she […] [Read More]
Kate Berlant and John Early on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
What would happen if you treated your first stand-up comedy performance on The Tonight Show as a double-act delivering an acceptance speech? We found out Friday night when Kate Berlant and John Early went meta, getting distracted by the moment and by each other to talk about the moment rather t... [Read More]
Jo Firestone is the best version of Betsy DeVos on “The Tonight Show”
Last night, newly appointed secretary of education Betsy DeVos stopped by The Tonight Show to refute rumors that she has… MORE Jo Firestone is the best version of Betsy DeVos on “The Tonight Show” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jo Firestone is the best version of Betsy DeVos on “The Tonight Show”
Last night, newly appointed secretary of education Betsy DeVos stopped by The Tonight Show to refute rumors that she has… MORE Jo Firestone is the best version of Betsy DeVos on “The Tonight Show” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jo Firestone Makes the Perfect Betsy DeVos on ‘The Tonight Show’
Back in December, The Tonight Show hired four new writers to its staff, and if you were curious what kind of comedy they might bring to the show, look no further than this clip from last night written by Colin Elzie and Sage Boggs and starring the wonderful Jo Firestone as Trump’s new and terr... [Read More]
Stand-up comedy by kids or for kids
Perhaps you saw this segment on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, in which Fallon and his guests Judd Apatow and Keanu Reeves acted out stand-up bits submitted by elementary school children? If not, roll the clip and let’s talk afterward! OK. So you may have... [Read More]
Candice Thompson on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
When was the last time you saw a comedian who’s part Native American and part African American performing on TV? When was the last time you saw a woman of any color performing on The Tonight Show, period? Please allow me to introduce you to Candice Thompson, who made her late-night debut Wedne... [Read More]
Mike Myers Talks Canada, the US, and His British Dad on ‘The Tonight Show’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Mike Myers tells Jimmy Fallon all about his new book Canada, the difference between the US and our northern neighbor, and what it’s like being a Canadian who has a kid with a New York accent and a father with a British accent. &ld... [Read More]
Watch The Roots “Safety Precautions” rap for Fallon Universal Resort ride
The legendary Tonight Show music makers, The Roots, rap the pre-show safety precautions for Race Through New York Starring Jimmy… MORE Watch The Roots “Safety Precautions” rap for Fallon Universal Resort ride appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari is Donald Trump’s favorite comedian, dramatically reads Yelp reviews on “Fallon”
Aziz Ansari and Jimmy Fallon take turns reading real Yelp reviews and replies with a dramatic flourish during Ansari’s visit… MORE Aziz Ansari is Donald Trump’s favorite comedian, dramatically reads Yelp reviews on “Fallon” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]