Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap”
Last night, the eternally delightful Michael McKean stopped by The Late Show to share some memories from his decades-long career in… MORE Michael McKean tells Stephen Colbert how he sold the script for “Spinal Tap” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan’s new pilot now has 100% more Jaleel “Steve Urkel” White
Earlier this year, we reported that Bobby Moynihan might be leaving Saturday Night Live – if his new pilot, Me,… MORE Bobby Moynihan’s new pilot now has 100% more Jaleel “Steve Urkel” White appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Those Times ‘Don’t Get Me Started’ Got Started on Improv
If doing improv is your dream, there’s never been a better time to be alive. There are more resources than ever to consume if you want to learn how to do great improv: dozens of theaters, hundreds of teachers, books and blogs to read, hours of shows to watch on YouTube, and a myriad of [&helli... [Read More]
Showtime will release new specials from “I’m Dying Up Here” stars Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, and Al Madrigal
New Showtime series I’m Dying Up Here explores the legendary comedy scene of 1970s Los Angeles, a thinly veiled take… MORE Showtime will release new specials from “I’m Dying Up Here” stars Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, and Al Madrigal appeared first on The Laugh B... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Jo Koy’s Netflix Special ‘Live from Seattle’
Former Chelsea Lately regular Jo Koy has a standup special premiering on Netflix next week. Titled Jo Koy: Live from Seattle, the special was filmed at the Moore Theatre and marks Koy’s third comedy special and Netflix debut. In the new special, Koy “reminiscences about his angst growing... [Read More]
Going Hollywood: Meet Jenny Zigrino
People were going Hollywood long before Bing Crosby starred in the 1933 film musical Going Hollywood. Certainly, though, countless unknowns have packed their bags and moved to Los Angeles in the years and decades since then, hoping for show business to discover them and make them a star! New York Ci... [Read More]
NBC will air an unedited N-word on “The Carmichael Show”
The internet is truly abuzz with this week’s news that NBC will not edit a racial slur in an upcoming… MORE NBC will air an unedited N-word on “The Carmichael Show” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Sarah Silverman on ‘You Made It Weird’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
We need to talk about black women in comedy: VH1’s “All Jokes Aside”
If you think it’s still tough out there in the comedy trenches for a woman wanting to make it as a stand-up, then just imagine what it must be like for a black women. Heck, don’t imagine it. Go out and talk to some black women in comedy. That’s what the new short documentary, All [... [Read More]
Bill Hader and Issa Rae team up for smart, dark cruise ship comedy “Empress of Serenity”
Beloved Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader and star of HBO’s Insecure, Issa Rae, have signed on to co-star in… MORE Bill Hader and Issa Rae team up for smart, dark cruise ship comedy “Empress of Serenity” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]