Hari Kondabolu addresses racial stereotypes in new truTV doc, “The Trouble with Apu”
It’s 2017, and cultural appropriation is a hotbutton discussion had by many across the land. Comedian Hari Kondabolu, whose never… MORE Hari Kondabolu addresses racial stereotypes in new truTV doc, “The Trouble with Apu” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The importance of mental health: Comedians talk to Chris Gethard
Chris Gethard’s one-man show, Career Suicide, premieres this coming Saturday on HBO. But May 1 also marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Month, so Gethard sat down with fellow comedians Wyatt Cenac, Patti Harrison, Aparna Nancherla and Phoebe Robinson to explore different paths and exper... [Read More]
Comedy Central orders new series, The New Negroes, Taskmaster, and Corporate for 2017
Comedy Central’s new development slate for 2017-2018 includes three new series orders, with a game show hosted by Reggie Watts, an adaptation of live show The New Negroes starring Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle, and a new scripted series called Corporate. These new series, combined with the ... [Read More]
5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world
Vogue has compiled a list of “5 Comedians Who Might Help You Stay Sane for the Next 4 Years,” a group… MORE 5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world
Vogue has compiled a list of “5 Comedians Who Might Help You Stay Sane for the Next 4 Years,” a group… MORE 5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
How America’s political divide trumps live comedy shows at the end of 2016
We’ve all heard and seen the reports coming in from theaters and comedy clubs across the country this past year. Donald Trump’s divide-and-conquer presidential campaign, which currently has us in America facing a distinctly unique constitutional crisis, has influenced not just the behavi... [Read More]
Watch Some Clips from Seeso’s ‘Funny as Hell’ Featuring Aparna Nancherla and Sam Morril
Seeso’s standup series Funny as Hell returns for its sixth season this week, and today the streaming network released two short clips from the show featuring Aparna Nancherla and Sam Morril. The Jon Dore-hosted series also includes performances by Mary Lynn Rajskub, Eugene Mirman, Cameron Espo... [Read More]
Check Out Some Clips from Seeso’s ‘Funny as Hell’ Featuring Aparna Nancherla and Sam Morril
Seeso’s standup series Funny as Hell returns for its sixth season this week, and today the streaming network released two short clips from the show featuring Aparna Nancherla and Sam Morril. The Jon Dore-hosted series also includes performances by Mary Lynn Rajskub, Eugene Mirman, Cameron Espo... [Read More]