This week on TV: it’s the beginning of the end for “Portlandia”
This week, IFC’s Portlandia launches its 8th season, it will also serve as the sketch show’s final season. So, it’s… MORE This week on TV: it’s the beginning of the end for “Portlandia” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘The Late Show,’ ‘Full Frontal,’ and ‘The Daily Show’ Go to War Over Trump’s Fake News Awards
Ever since Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was planning to hand out the “Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards of the Year” (or as Stephen Colbert calls them, “The Fakies”), late night hosts have been fighting to prove why their show most deserves reco... [Read More]
‘The Late Show,’ ‘Full Frontal,’ and ‘The Daily Show’ Go to War Over Trump’s Fake News Awards
Ever since Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was planning to hand out the “Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards of the Year” (or as Stephen Colbert calls them, “The Fakies”), late night hosts have been fighting to prove why their show most deserves reco... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s Immigration Meeting and Racist “Shithole” Comments
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the latest updates in the Russia investigation as well as Donald Trump continuing to deny that there was any collusion or that he’s even under investigation. Meyers also recaps Trump&... [Read More]
‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Will Air a Live Episode After Trump’s State of the Union Address
The Daily Show and The Opposition aren’t the only late night shows planning live State of the Union coverage this month. Variety reports that over at CBS, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will also air a live episode the same night Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver his first State of the ... [Read More]
Watch Kobi Libii’s Two-Part ‘Opposition’ Segment Investigating Former ‘Breitbart’ Writer Lee Stranahan
This week, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper aired a two-part segment from Citizen Journalist Kobi Libii, who headed out to Twin Falls, Idaho to investigate what far-right sites like Breitbart claimed was a horrific gang-rape of an Idaho girl by Syrian refugees that turns out to be – unsurpri... [Read More]
‘Full Frontal’s Ashley Nicole Black Meets Stacey Abrams, the “Political Shonda Rhimes”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, where correspondent Ashley Nicole Black heads to Georgia to meet gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, who just might become the first-ever black female governor in the country. As Black quickly learns, Abrams is extre... [Read More]
The Rise of “Clapter” Comedy
When news broke last week that FX’s critically acclaimed comedy Atlanta would finally be returning for its second season, I marked the occasion by rereading one of my favorite profiles of Donald Glover, which was published back in August 2016. Speaking to Vulture about... [Read More]