MInd of the Quiet Dude
Although very enjoyable, Mind of the Quiet Dude would be best enjoyed as a video. The two biggest and longest laughs in comic Jay Phillips' performance come from jokes that obviously have some physical or visual support. Since that is not possible, the MP3 album version has to do.Phillips is ...... [Read More]
 
Bill Burr announces third annual Patrice O’Neal benefit show on February 11th at New York City Center
Bill Burr has announced the Third Annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit show for his late friend and comedian Patrice O’Neal. The show will take place on February 11, 2014 at the New York City Center at 7pm. It’s kinda nuts to think that we’re about a week away (November 29th) from t... [Read More]
 
Stephen Merchant's Undying Love for the Romantic Comedy
by Phil Davidson Despite all of its cringe-worthy moments, the original version of The Office was at its core a love story between the characters Tim and Dawn. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that series co-creator Stephen Merchant has a bit of a soft spot for romantic comedies. Tha... [Read More]
 
'Conan' Prop Master Bill Tull Offers Some Money-Saving Thanksgiving Tips
by Megh Wright Want to have an enjoyable Thanksgiving this year but don't have enough money for things like turkey and pumpkin pie? Have no fear, because Conan's prop master Bill Tull is back with some budget-friendly tips for the holidays that will allow you to experience a happy and authentic Than... [Read More]
 
Watch Hasan Minhaj's 'Daily Show' Debut
by Megh Wright Last month The Daily Show hired new correspondents Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah, and Minhaj made his debut in a segment about gestation crates during last night's episode. With some help from Jordan Klepper, Minhaj learns pretty quickly that his philosophical quotes and college poetry... [Read More]
 
'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' Premieres on Comedy Central January 19th
by Megh Wright Larry Wilmore's upcoming Comedy Central show just got a new title and premiere date. Now called The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, the show will take over The Colbert Report's 11:30pm time slot beginning Monday, January 19th. Wilmore told The New York Times that the name change was ... [Read More]
 
RIP Mike Nichols, EGOT-winning director and comedian
Mike Nichols, the celebrated comedian and director who achieved the rare feat of winning Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards in his lifetime, has died. Nichols was 83. His death was announced this morning by the president of ABC News. Nichols had been married for the past 26 years to ABC News anchor... [Read More]
 
3rd Annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit scheduled for Feb. 11, 2015
With all of the news surrounding other comedians, it's amazing and sad to remember that it has been almost three years since we lost Patrice O'Neal. O'Neal was only 41 when he died on Nov. 29, 2011, cut down by complications from a stroke he had suffered less than a month earlier. Oh, the things he ... [Read More]
 
Cool thing to buy this week: Big Jay Oakerson “The Crowd Work Sessions: What’s Your F@!?#ng Deal?!”
There’s a lot of stuff out there in the world vying for both your attention and your hard-earned dollars. The Laugh Button is here to help you make the right decisions when it comes to purchasing funny things. Here’s what’s cool to buy this week. Big Jay Oakerson: The Crowd Work Se... [Read More]
 
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Kyle Kinane Charles Manson is a family man and Bill Cosby is a sociopath. Now that's some Helter Skibadibadipdopzibittybob-elter! Andrew Goldstein Tough week for Cosby when you're ... [Read More]