R.I.P. Sean Rouse (1975-2018)
Sean Rouse, a darkly funny comedian favored by the likes of Doug Stanhope, Jim Norton and Dave Attell, has died. Rouse suffered a stroke followed by a heart attack, and did not recover. Rouse was only 43. https://twitter.com/DougStanhope/status/1013151198147301376 Rouse grew up in Katy, Texas, ... [Read More]
Sasheer Zamata, Aidy Bryant, Dave Attell, and More Join the Cast of Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’
Amy Schumer’s upcoming movie I Feel Pretty is rounding out its cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sasheer Zamata, Aidy Bryant, Busy Philipps, Dave Attell, Tom Hopper, Adrian Martinez, and Lauren Hutton will all make appearances in the film, joining previously announced cast member... [Read More]
Sasheer Zamata, Aidy Bryant, Dave Attell, and More Join the Cast of Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’
Amy Schumer’s upcoming movie I Feel Pretty is rounding out its cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sasheer Zamata, Aidy Bryant, Busy Philipps, Dave Attell, Tom Hopper, Adrian Martinez, and Lauren Hutton will all make appearances in the film, joining previously announced cast member... [Read More]
Review: “I Am Battle Comic” by Jordan Brady
Jordan Brady, a former (and still) stand-up comedian turned filmmaker, has found a renewed love for comedy a generation after he first entertained audiences in person and on TV with his own reimagining of what porn films should sound like (whether you say “Bow-chicka-bow-wow” or “w... [Read More]
“Next time you should come” Chris Rock on an impromptu all-star lineup at the Comedy Cellar
A couple of weeks ago, a friend told me he’d seen Aziz Ansari drop in at a random comedy show in New York City, and that he’d only performed a short set. What was that about? my friend wondered. My reply: Perhaps Ansari was practicing a bit for the Golden Globes, or even something for [&... [Read More]
“Crashing” starring Pete Holmes debuts this February on HBO
Pete is a sheltered suburbanite who married his childhood sweetheart and dreams of making it as a stand-up comedian. But… MORE “Crashing” starring Pete Holmes debuts this February on HBO appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedian friends remember the late, great Mitch Hedberg
The release of a box set of vinyl and digital recordings of all of Mitch Hedberg's stand-up comedy -- thanks to Hedberg's widow, comedian Lynn Shawcroft, and Comedy Central Records -- brought with it an all-star assortment of other stand-up comedians live at Carolines on Broadway and beamed in via v... [Read More]
Episode #98: Big Jay Oakerson
Jay Oakerson’s first TV credit was on BET. Big Jay started stand-up comedy in all-black rooms in Philadelphia, and now he’s playing to everyone while often relying on his sharp wit to riff with the crowds in the moment. He hosts an all-crowd-work series Big Jay Oakerson’s What&rsqu... [Read More]
Help “The Adventures of Drunky” R-rated animated feature littered with comedians get made
Augenblick Studios hits the big screen with an R-rated animated comedy starring Sam Rockwell, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Coogan, Dave Attell, John Leguizamo, Abby Elliot, Jon Glaser, Jay PHaroah, Larry Murphy, James Adomian and more! The Adventures of Drunky is about a hapless barfly named Drunky (Sam Ro... [Read More]