The Business of Being a Young Woman in the Business
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production company with Jack Black. Now she writes and produces on her own, but she still encounters a tidal wave of comedy hopefuls looking for the advice, information... [Read More]
A Compilation of the Worst Comedy Advice Ever Given
This article was written by Jake Fromm (@jakefromm), a standup comedian and co-host of Green, a comedy podcast where green comedians ask better comedians how to get better. If you want to hear more in-depth advice from some of the comedians quoted below on topics like writing for TV and pe... [Read More]
Get some some career advice from 25 of your favorite comedians
Comedians are incredible businessmen. From hustling to get shows, to perfecting their product, they spend years fine-tuning what works and… MORE Get some some career advice from 25 of your favorite comedians appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Get some some career advice from 25 of your favorite comedians
Comedians are incredible businessmen. From hustling to get shows, to perfecting their product, they spend years fine-tuning what works and… MORE Get some some career advice from 25 of your favorite comedians appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Ali Wong Is Writing a Book of Advice to Her One-Year-Old Daughter
Standup Ali Wong is writing her first book. Entertainment Weekly reports that Wong, whose Netflix standup special Baby Cobra debuted last year, is writing a book for Random House that will be “a collection of letters to her one-year-old daughter, offering advice and sharing her own personal ex... [Read More]
“Don’t Leave the House When You’re Drunk” and Other Important Life Advice from Lily Tomlin
During last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, comedy legend Lily Tomlin used most of her time on the stage accepting a Lifetime Achievement Award offering up some sage life advice to young actors everywhere. “Ironically, this award makes you feel not that you’ve done so much, but... [Read More]
“Don’t Leave the House When You’re Drunk” and Other Important Life Advice from Lily Tomlin
During last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, comedy legend Lily Tomlin used most of her time on the stage accepting a Lifetime Achievement Award offering up some sage life advice to young actors everywhere. “Ironically, this award makes you feel not that you’ve done so much, but... [Read More]
“Don’t Leave the House When You’re Drunk” and Other Important Life Advice from Lily Tomlin
During last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, comedy legend Lily Tomlin used most of her time on the stage accepting a Lifetime Achievement Award offering up some sage life advice to young actors everywhere. “Ironically, this award makes you feel not that you’ve done so much, but... [Read More]
The Road Less Traveled: the Upside of DIY Touring for Unsigned Comedians
There is no more divisive place in comedy than the road. However alluring or disheartening the stories you’ve heard, the truth is that the road is not as far away as you may suspect. You don’t need a TV show to tour. In fact, you don’t even need to get passed by a club. All [&helli... [Read More]
Read Dan Harmon’s Excellent Advice for Overcoming Writer’s Block
Dan Harmon fielded questions from fans in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and when one fan asked how to overcome writer’s block, Harmon responded with some fantastic advice that should really be printed out and taped to the office wall of anyone pursuing a career in any kind of writing. Here’s H... [Read More]