This week on TV: Patton Oswalt Annihilates and Trevor Noah sets up residency in Chicago
Patton Oswalt is about to release his new stand-up comedy special, Annihilation on Netflix. It’s his follow-up to his award-winning… MORE This week on TV: Patton Oswalt Annihilates and Trevor Noah sets up residency in Chicago appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
This week on TV: Patton Oswalt Annihilates and Trevor Noah sets up residency in Chicago
Patton Oswalt is about to release his new stand-up comedy special, Annihilation on Netflix. It’s his follow-up to his award-winning… MORE This week on TV: Patton Oswalt Annihilates and Trevor Noah sets up residency in Chicago appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Talking with Sam Jay About Goals, Standup, and Being the Funniest Person at the Bar
For Sam Jay, comedy is a pursuit of happiness. An unfulfilling job had her questioning what makes her happy. When she really thought about it she realized, “I’m happiest when I’m in a bar, drinking, talking shit to people. There’s a crowd of people around that I don’t e... [Read More]
Comedy Central’s ‘The President Show’ Moves to Primetime Next Week
Anthony Atamanuik’s The President Show was recently moved from its original 11:30pm time slot to midnight to make room for The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, but now it’s moving to primetime. The show recently announced that starting next week, it will air on Comedy Central Thursday nig... [Read More]
In the Moment with Josh Johnson
The day before his Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents taping, comedian Josh Johnson sat down with me in the green room of New Orleans’ Civic Theatre. One thing I noticed very quickly was that he was there to work. New Orleans is an easy city to get distracted in, especially if you feel like cele... [Read More]
The nightly late-night writing staffs for America’s TV talk shows in 2017
Something remarkable happened on Wednesday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. It wasn’t one of the many game shows within Fallon’s talk shows, or something his musical guest performed, or anything from Fallon’s monologue or from his overly enthusiastic inter... [Read More]
Executive Producer/Co-Showrunner Christine Nangle Gets Inside the Beast for ‘The President Show’
Early this morning, my mom texted me about an MSNBC segment that aired last night on a group of psychiatrists and mental health experts who have banded together to warn that Donald Trump is “psychologically off the chain.” “Donald has a lot of scary monsters in his h... [Read More]
Inside the Outsider Mind of Julio Torres
Tonight at 12:30 Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents will air a half hour that is arguably unlike any you’ve seen before. If this sounds like hyperbole, please know that the special involves giant sentient glowing crystals and excerpts from Melania Trump’s secret diary delivered by someone ... [Read More]
Anthony DeVito on Overcoming Shyness and Taping His Comedy Central Special
Every so often you hear somebody say something like “Oh, I would love to do standup comedy, I’m just too shy.” And more often than not, they never do. Luckily for us, Anthony DeVito managed to overcome his shyness — so effectively, in fact, that this year alone he performed o... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper’s ‘The Opposition’ Is Off to a Promising Start
When Jordan Klepper made his debut on The Daily Show in 2014, it was clear that he had a little Stephen Colbert in him. Or, to be more specific, a little “Stephen Colbert.” He was perfect at being the guy who was arguing for the wrong things for the express purpose of showing how wrong [... [Read More]