Watch the trailer for Gad Emaleh’s new Netflix special, “American Dream”
International comedian Gad Elmaleh is ready to make is US debut with his second Netflix comedy special, American Dream. It’s… MORE Watch the trailer for Gad Emaleh’s new Netflix special, “American Dream” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Gad Elmaleh Lives the ‘American Dream’ in the Trailer for His Netflix Standup Special
Gad Elmaleh’s second Netflix standup special debuts next month, and the streaming network recently released a trailer. Titled Gad Elmaleh: American Dream, the special was taped at The Town Hall in New York and covers Elmaleh’s “experiences moving from Paris to New York, struggling ... [Read More]
TBS Renews ‘Full Frontal’ and ‘American Dad,’ Sets Premiere Date for ‘The Last O.G.’
TBS just announced a pile of comedy news. First up is a double-season renewal for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which will keep the show on the air through the 2020 election. Also given a double-season renewal is Seth MacFarlane’s animated series American Dad, which will be paired up with ne... [Read More]
Watch Jaboukie Young-White make his “Tonight Show” debut
Jaboukie Young-White is having a moment, not only did he just make the move to Los Angeles and is also… MORE Watch Jaboukie Young-White make his “Tonight Show” debut appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Fall Comedy Reads: ‘Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy’
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. In 1937, while visiting Los Angeles, British journalist Austin J. Putnam described the “Seven Wonders of Hollywood.” His list included re... [Read More]
Netflix Renews ‘American Vandal’ for a Second Season
More American Vandal is in the works. According to Variety, Netflix handed out a season 2 renewal to Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda’s mockumentary series today, which will consist of 8 episodes and debut sometime next year. The Funny or Die-produced series premiered its first season last month.... [Read More]
Netflix’s ‘American Vandal’ Is More Than a One-Note Dick Joke
American Vandal promises satire that will puncture the self-importance of Netflix’s own entries in the true crime genre, like Making a Murderer and The Keepers. By moving the setting to a high school in California and making the central crime 27 spray-painted dicks, American Vandal seemed pois... [Read More]
Talking True Crime Satire with ‘American Vandal’ Showrunner Dan Lagana
From Serial to binge-demanding TV series like The Jinx and Making a Murderer, the true crime doc format has become a national phenomenon that immediately sucks us in and then spits us out eight hours later with endless debates about whodunit. Though these are serious topics that would often demand a... [Read More]
This week on TV: American Vandal asks, “who drew the dicks?”
The time has come for a new Netflix series that we’ve been eagerly anticipating for a while now and that’s… MORE This week on TV: American Vandal asks, “who drew the dicks?” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jack Black and Richard Linklater on their unlikely partnership on 2003’s feel-good hit, School of Rock
Scott Rudin needed to persuade both star Jack Black and director Richard Linklater that Linklater was the right choice to direct 2003’s film, School of Rock. As these new interviews for an American Masters documentary on Linklater prove 14 years later. “At first we were like, that doesn&... [Read More]