‘Commuter Barbie’ and the Simple Art of Self-Reflection
Commuter Barbie is social commentary of the most cut-and-dried kind. Creators and young professionals Carina Hsieh and Claudia Arisso took their experiences riding the New York City MTA and created a parody doll in the image of who they saw jockeying for standing room alongside them. It&rs... [Read More]
“The Simpsons” gives its take on Trump’s first 100 days
We’ve officially had 100 days of President Trump, and everyone’s rushing to give their take on how he stacks up… MORE “The Simpsons” gives its take on Trump’s first 100 days appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Check Out a Teaser for Seeso’s ‘Tonight Show’ Comedy ‘There’s…Johnny!’
Paul Reiser and David Steven Simon’s upcoming Seeso show There’s…Johnny! doesn’t debut on the streaming network until late August, but ahead of its Tribeca Film Festival premiere tonight, a teaser of the series was released today. Ordered to series last year, the show is set... [Read More]
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First biography of US satirist Mort as he turns 90 [Read More]
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BET re-enters late-night talk sphere in Fall 2017 with Robin Thede’s “The Rundown”
BET hasn’t had a full-fledged late-night talk show since Mo’Nique went nightly back in 2009-2011. The network is diving back in this fall with Robin Thede’s The Rundown. BET is giving The Rundown an initial 24-week order; it’ll air weekly for a half-hour, with a launch d... [Read More]
BET re-enters late-night talk sphere in Fall 2017 with Robin Thede’s “The Rundown”
BET hasn’t had a full-fledged late-night talk show since Mo’Nique went nightly back in 2009-2011. The network is diving back in this fall with Robin Thede’s The Rundown. BET is giving The Rundown an initial 24-week order; it’ll air weekly for a half-hour, with a launch d... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces open call dates for 14th annual diversity talent search, with NBCUniversal holding deal as top prize
NBCUniversal’s 14th annual diversity talent search, StandUp NBC, is about to get underway, so mark your calendars for the following open call dates and locations. 2017 SCHEDULE  CHICAGO Open Call: June 10, 2017 Showcase: June 11, 2017 Laugh Factory 3175 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 SAN F... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces open call dates for 14th annual diversity talent search, with NBCUniversal holding deal as top prize
NBCUniversal’s 14th annual diversity talent search, StandUp NBC, is about to get underway, so mark your calendars for the following open call dates and locations. 2017 SCHEDULE  CHICAGO Open Call: June 10, 2017 Showcase: June 11, 2017 Laugh Factory 3175 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 SAN F... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell Has Learned to Be Comfortably Uncomfortable
Kamau Bell has spent a lifetime trying to figure out how he fits into the big picture of things. His new book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6′ 4″, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and St... [Read More]