Kevin Pollak’s “Misery Loves Comedy” loves comedy more
Kevin Pollak is on his phone, negotiating terms of his next film, when I prepared to talk to him Tuesday about his first directorial effort, the new documentary Misery Loves Comedy. Things are looking up. All is not miserable in Pollak's world right now. Even if his character in the CBS sitcom ... [Read More]
 
Al Jackson stand-up comedy television taping taking place May 7 at the Vic Theatre in Chicago
Al Jackson is a Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, writer, and TV/radio personality best known for his 30-minute Comedy Central Presents: Al Jackson special, and for his role as host of the BAFTA-nominated BBC series, Officially Amazing. Al has also be seen on Comedy Underground with Dave Attell, ... [Read More]
 
Here’s a sneak peak at Jim Norton’s new Epix special Contextually Inadequate airing tonight
Norton talks technology and dick pix in this exclusive clip from Jim Norton: Contextually Inadequate airing tonight 10p on EPIX. Here’s a sneak peak at Jim Norton’s new Epix special Contextually Inadequate airing tonight appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
 
Nate Bargatze’s set on Fallon discussing time travel: “I honestly don’t think I could prove I’m from the future I’m so dumb”
Nate Bargatze crushed on The Tonight Show. During his set he discusses fighting his wife’s ex-boyfriends, taking his kid to Disney World for the first time, and working at a theme park. Be sure to watch Nate’s new stand-up special on Comedy Central May 2 called Full Time Magic. Nate Barg... [Read More]
 
Image of Nashville StandUp's GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt #BrokenRecordShow ends 184+ hour run at 4:20am April 20, 2015
Nashville StandUp's GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt #BrokenRecordShow ends 184+ hour run at 4:20am April 20, 2015
‪#‎BrokenRecordShow‬ at The East Room featured the best of Nashville’s comedians & celebrity drop-in sets from Hannibal Buress, Rory Scovel, Al Jackson, Eric Andre, Nate Bargatze, Ahmed Ahmed, Keith Alberstadt, Killer Beaz & Jon Reep. Starting 4/12/2015 12:04pm with D.J. Buckley and ending 4/20 4:20am with Chad Riden, NASHVILLE STANDUP surpassed the previous GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ title of 80 hours for “Longest Stand-up Comedy Show – Multiple Comedians” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8:... [Read More]
 
How to book your own stand-up comedy tour: A long but, by no means, definitive guide
Hello. My name is Rob Babcock and I’m a comic in Los Angeles. Last year I went on a coast-to-coast tour for three months. I hit 34 cities, did 82 shows and drove 12,023 miles in a 1975 Mercedes Benz named Harvey. (If you want to see photos, search #benzit on instagram. Or you can buy the 70 pa... [Read More]
 
New York Comedy Club hosting Equal Pay Day comedy fundraiser
No matter whether you choose to believe Sarah Silverman or Al Martin over who paid whom what and how much several years ago, believe this: Martin's former club, New York Comedy Club, is a supporter of fair and equal wages today. Literally. New York Comedy Club tonight hosts "70 Cents on the Dollar,"... [Read More]
 
Madonna’s stand-up on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon: Rest in Peace, Comedy
You work your whole life trying to perfect what you do, overcoming hurdles and obstacles, wending your way through the intrinsically byzantine labyrinth of the industry surrounding your passion. Then one day, the gate keepers who purport to uphold the standards and quality to which you aspire &ndash... [Read More]
 
Joe Zimmerman set on Conan, “I went back to Google, looked up second opinion spirit animal quiz… no way I’m a crow twice”
Zimmerman wasn’t happy with being told his spirit animal was a crow, so he went spirit animal shopping. He also set a Google alert for his name to find out what all the other Joe Zimmermans are up too. Joe Zimmerman set on Conan, “I went back to Google, looked up second opinion spirit an... [Read More]
 
Madonna makes her stand-up debut on The Tonight Show: “I decided to move up the food chain, so I started dating a 28 year old”
After Madonna admits she’s a closet comedian, Jimmy gives her a chance to workshop her material on The Tonight Show. Madonna makes her stand-up debut on The Tonight Show: “I decided to move up the food chain, so I started dating a 28 year old” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]