Jesse Elias’ network TV debut on Kimmel, “My dad use to get on my case about making eye contact more often, I showed him”
Jesse Elias makes his network television debut with a stand-up set on Jimmy Kimmel Live. He discusses the problem with Happy Meals, making eye contact and post 9/11 flavors. Jesse Elias’ network TV debut on Kimmel, “My dad use to get on my case about making eye contact more often, I show... [Read More]
Watch Nick Thune who was Late Late’s first stand-up
James Corden welcomes comedian Nick Thune to perform stand-up, but Nick comes out thinking he’s accepting an award for being the show’s first comic. Watch Nick Thune who was Late Late’s first stand-up appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Limestone Comedy Festival 2015: A comedy uprising through karaoke and craft beer
In a country of lost souls, comedy comes hard. But in a religiously oppressive state where half its population want to segregate the gays like the Jim Crow era, it burns like fire. It’s like what the guy said at the beginning of SLC Punk. Something about how being in religiously uptight Utah m... [Read More]
Gary Gulman on Conan, “I’m strict but I’m fair, it’s kinda my rep on campus”
Watching Gary Gulman’s appearance on Conan last night reinforced why we love his stand-up comedy. For five minutes last night Gulman just took the single premise of sexual role play and turned it into this incredibly deep and revealing joke, adding layer upon layer of detail and absurdity onto... [Read More]
Nick Swardson’s special Taste It debuts this weekend, watch some clips
This weekend, Nick Swardson returns with his first stand-up special in 5 years. Taste It will premiere on Comedy Central on Saturday at 10pm ET. Which means yo have enough time to fire up the grill cook some food and then taste it with Nick Swardson… see what we did there? Nick Swardson&rsquo... [Read More]
Jenny Zigrino on Conan, “You wanna take this to pound town, I’m the f*ckin’ Mayor”
Comedian Zigrino takes on the topics of neighborhood dog joggers, dating Jesus, and being covered in vaginas in her set on Conan. She also got to say F*&k twice. Jenny Zigrino on Conan, “You wanna take this to pound town, I’m the f*ckin’ Mayor” appeared first on The Laugh... [Read More]
SNL’s 40th season finale monologue from host Louis C.K.
The mild racism bit is going to resonate and go over well. The Israel and Palestine stuff will push a lot of buttons and get you some blowback but you know that already. And you're really going to close with the child molester bit? Wow. That's what I told Louis CK after watching him test out his mon... [Read More]
Norm MacDonald issued a tearful “I love you” farewell to David Letterman (video)
Who knew Norm MacDonald was so sensitive? During his final appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night, Norm performed some stand-up. He then ended his set by stating just how much Dave meant to him. Norm then told a joke he heard Letterman tell when he was 13 that became his favorite jo... [Read More]
Michigan comedy booker’s open letter to stand-up comics
Jason Frey, the Michigan comedian who ran multiple stand-up comedy booking companies under fake names until a Detroit TV station caught up with him in a Thursday broadcast, sent out a letter Friday to all of the comedians who he had dealt with over the years via his Charter Talent email address. Her... [Read More]
Michigan comedy booker exposed, marketing and canceling shows for comedians without their knowledge
Sometimes walking in my own neighborhood in New York City, I'll see a sign outside a bar advertising a live comedy show with performers I've never heard of before. Who are these comedians? Why are they performing in this bar? Is this all real? Everybody's hustling these days, and not everybody can b... [Read More]