Tiffany Haddish Joins Netflix Thriller ‘The Oath’ As Executive Producer and Star
Welp, Tiffany Haddish adds another movie credit to her growing resume. This time, it’s to wear two hats: executive producer and star in the upcoming Netflix satirical thriller ‘The Oath’.  The film also marks the directorial debut for Ike Barinholtz and features co-stars&... [Read More]
The League of Gentlemen announce 2018 UK tour
The dark comedy foursome are to hit the road, taking new show to ‘all the wonderful local places in our increasingly local country’Their three forthcoming reunion specials for the BBC are among this Christmas’s most anticipated television shows. Now, the League of Gentlemen have an... [Read More]
'Chinese burn? We just say burn': comics on joking about race and immigration
Phil Wang has a messy relationship with the British empire. Evelyn Mok felt dirty joking about her family. Kae Kurd riffs on being a refugee. Aisha Alfa was shocked to find she had a ‘black perspective’. They talk patriotism, stereotypes and stigmasI’m a sort of half-immigrant. I w... [Read More]
'It sounds like Michael Bubbly!' Big Shaq rates his rivals for Christmas No 1
The coat-obsessed Man’s Not Hot rapper has made the viral pop hit of the year – and could now be the Christmas No 1. So does he think he can beat Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey and Gregory Porter?Amid the usual sleigh bells, string sections and festive lyrics in this year’s Christmas No ... [Read More]
Tiffany Haddish, Colin Quinn, “Weird Al” Yankovic, and Mike Birbiglia set to headline 2018 Moontower Comedy Festival
It’s once again time to mark your calendars to for the new season comedy festivals. One of the biggest festivals… MORE Tiffany Haddish, Colin Quinn, “Weird Al” Yankovic, and Mike Birbiglia set to headline 2018 Moontower Comedy Festival appeared first on The Laugh Button... [Read More]
Season 21 of ‘South Park’ Bounces Back After a Rocky Start
At the halfway point of South Park’s 21st season, my reaction was a bit mixed. On one hand, they gave us a brilliant look at the opioid epidemic with “Hummels and Heroin,” and Tweek’s fear of Garrison/Trump in “Put It Down” cleverly reflected the existen... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Margaret Cho on ‘How To Be Amazing’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
‘Late Night’s Amber Ruffin and ‘The Daily Show’s Dulcé Sloan Respond to the Alabama Election
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers welcomes writer Amber Ruffin to respond to the news that, had it not been for 98% of black women voting for Doug Jones, the close election in Alabama earlier this week would have clearly tipped in favor to alleged child m... [Read More]
Sofie Hagen's new show is raw, urgent and confessional … but is it comedy?
Having explored her depression and anxiety, the Danish comic is tackling childhood trauma. How do standups amuse an audience if even they don’t find their subject funny?Her first show, Bubblewrap, was about depression and self-harm; her second, Shimmer Shatter, detailed her social anxiety. Now... [Read More]
Comedy Central releases trailer for new scripted series, “Corportate”
If you’ve been yearning for an office comedy that shows the miserableness of the day-to-day, well look no further than… MORE Comedy Central releases trailer for new scripted series, “Corportate” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]