Jon Daly Still Wants to Play Golf with John Daly
Last year, Adult Swim aired a golf special starring comedic actors Jon Daly and Adam Scott playing roles as their golf-world namesakes: John Daly and Adam Scott. Daly has been particularly interested in catching the attention of his golf alter-ego, going so far as to create JonDalyIsJohnDaly.com and... [Read More]
First impressions: New Faces of Comedy at Just For Laughs Montreal 2017
First things first: The best performances from Wednesday night’s debut New Faces showcases in Montreal came from Taylor Tomlinson, Martin Urbano, Preacher Lawson, Sam Jay and James Austin Johnson. Secondly: The early showcase Wednesday (Group 1) was otherwise solid from top to bottom, des... [Read More]
Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up scene
“Here we go again.” This is a sentiment expressed throughout directors’ Katie Pengra and Dustin Svehlak’s documentary, Funniest. The film follows… MORE Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up... [Read More]
Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up scene
“Here we go again.” This is a sentiment expressed throughout directors’ Katie Pengra and Dustin Svehlak’s documentary, Funniest. The film follows… MORE Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up... [Read More]
Highlights from the 2017 Funniest Person in Austin finals
The 32nd annual Funniest Person in Austin contest would, like any proper marriage, feature something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Or purple. Plus a round of Rum Runner shots on the house. Cap City Comedy Club bustled and burst forth with mixed emotions on Tuesday night.... [Read More]
truTV upgrades Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks from clips to series, orders Amy Sedaris talk show and more
You’ve seen Laff Mobb re-enact stand-up comedy bits on YouTube and overnight on truTV’s Late Night Snack, and this fall, you’ll get to see them in full half-hour doses. truTV announced a 12-episode order this fall of Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks, along with a new talk show hosted ... [Read More]
Remembering Lashonda Lester, the Funniest Person in Austin
A wave of shock and grief swept through the Austin comedy scene yesterday as news spread that 2016’s Funniest Person in Austin winner Lashonda Lester passed away unexpectedly. Known for her ease on stage, Lester was a consummate professional in both her writing and delivery with jokes that nev... [Read More]
R.I.P. Lashonda Lester, Austin’s funniest person
Just a few weeks ago at SXSW we met the 2016 Funniest Person in Austin. Her name was Lashonda Lester.… MORE R.I.P. Lashonda Lester, Austin’s funniest person appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]