Happy Thanksgiving, ya dirty turkeys: The Laugh Button’s guide to Laughsgiving
With this holiday weekend approaching, we here at The Laugh Button feel obligated to tell you how to get as many laughs as possible out of your Thanksgiving weekend. You know, just because it’s a holiday weekend doesn’t mean the comedy world is asleep! Nope, totally the opposite: with ho... [Read More]
 
Happy Harassment Day! Patrice O’Neal breaks it down
There’s a big holiday happening this week! No, not Thanksgiving. Not Black Friday. Not even Wednesday, the biggest club night of the year. I’m talking about today, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, known as Harassment Day. What is Harassment Day you ask? Well, it’s the brainchild of... [Read More]
 
Fahim Anwar on Late Night, “Every flight attendant thinks they’re a stand-up comedian”
Los Angeles comedian Fahim Anwar was the guest comedian on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. This marked Anwar’s late night debut. Suited up, Anwar opened his set talking about his neighborhood Koreatown, his thin-walled apartment, airport racial profiling, and “funny&rdquo... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan on The Tonight Show, “We all aspire to be forgiving”
It’s always a treat when Jim Gaffigan drops in on late night for a stand-up spot. Last night he appeared on The Tonight Show to talk about family life, feminism, and forgiveness. Take it away Jim. Jim Gaffigan on The Tonight Show, “We all aspire to be forgiving” appeared first on T... [Read More]
 
Nick Thune, Kate Berlant, Ben Kronberg team up for February 2015 east coast tour
Three of the most innovative comedians working today are going on tour together. Nick Thune announced today via Twitter that he is teaming up with Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg for an east coast tour set for February 2015. Entitled the “Very Tour! Much Comedy!” tour, Thune, Berlant, and ... [Read More]
 
Mike Lawrence on Late Night with Seth Meyers, “I was guilted by a Muppet, do you know how that feels?”
Mike Lawrence was the guest comedian on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night and he totally killed with some great new material around his recent nuptuals. Lawrence also finished strong with the mention of the singer Toby Keith in his closer. We happen to know for a fact that Lawrence got the chan... [Read More]
 
Brooks Wheelan is recording an album Nov. 22 in Madison, WI
Comedian Brooks Wheelan will be recording comedy album next week in Madison, Wisconsin. Wheelan announced on Twitter yesterday he will be recording his first album on November 22nd at the ever popular Comedy Club on State, where he will be headlining a weekend of shows. It’s been a big year fo... [Read More]
 
Allen Strickland Williams on Conan, “I always have a boner”
The great Allen Strickland Williams was the guest comic on last night’s Conan. The LA comedian is well known as being one fourth of the WOMEN sketch group, whose videos have been featured on Tosh.0. Making his triumphant late night debut, ASW starting off his set telling the audience his life ... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central’s 2014 “Comics to Watch” showcase available now online
Each year Comedy Central selects a few up-and-coming stand-up comedians to feature in their “Comics to Watch” showcase. This year’s showcase was held at Carolines on Broadway last week as part of the New York Comedy Festival. If you couldn’t make it to Manhattan this year, ha... [Read More]
 
Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Chelsea Peretti talks Netflix special, Khal Drogo, Golden Girls (Laughspin Interview)
If you haven’t seen Chelsea Peretti’s stand-up, her work on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, or her Twitter account, it’s time for you to catch up. Her observations are honest, sometimes dark, yet her laugh makes you feel like you’ve been taking life way too seriously. I chatted with Pere... [Read More]