Season 5 of “Arrested Development” promises a new, new beginning
Earlier this month, Arrested Development creator/showrunner Mitch Hurwitz announced that season 5 of the revived show would hit Netflix sooner… MORE Season 5 of “Arrested Development” promises a new, new beginning appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
David Cross announces “Oh, Come On” stand-up comedy tour
David Cross is heading out on the road, and just today he announced the first leg of a pretty extensive… MORE David Cross announces “Oh, Come On” stand-up comedy tour appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
David Cross Announces the ‘Oh Come On’ Tour
David Cross is hitting the road this summer. Today the North American dates were announced for the David Cross: Oh Come On Tour, which officially kicks off at the Chicago Theatre on June 1st and makes stops in San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Seattle, Vancouver, Madison, Washington DC,... [Read More]
Don't go there? Standups on Weinstein, taboos – and the gags they regret
Is it ever OK for comedians to joke about sexual assault? Is there such a thing as ‘too soon’? Margaret Cho, Doug Stanhope, David Cross and other fearless comics on the fine line between funny and offensiveLast month, as accusations against Harvey Weinstein began to flood in, James Corde... [Read More]
Yes, it’s true, “Arrested Development” is getting a fifth season on Netflix
All our wishes have finally come true: Arrested Development is coming back with a whole new fifth season. Earlier this… MORE Yes, it’s true, “Arrested Development” is getting a fifth season on Netflix appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
When Feig, Apatow, Cross, and Hodgson Spun the ‘TV Wheel’
What innovations are there in television? Multi-camera filming, laugh tracks, color, the variety show, cable, reality TV, HD, digital filming, and a handful of other landmarks (including a few major ones I’m sure I’m forgetting) that have sprung up. The point is, in nearly 100 years of t... [Read More]
2016 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11
It’s that time of year again, The Laugh Button staff sat in a room and slugged it out to determine… MORE 2016 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedy’s 2017 Grammy Awards nominations announced
The 59th Grammy Nominations have arrived. Comedy, no stranger to the awards boasts a big list of heavy hitters for 2017. In the mix are David Cross’ first album in five years, Amy Schumer’s latest effort via HBO special turned album, Patton Oswalt’s Emmy winning album, as well as T... [Read More]
Here are your comedians nominated for 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017
Amy Schumer scored big with Grammy nominations in two categories this morning -- not only for Best Comedy Album for the audio version of her HBO special, Live at the Apollo, but also in Best Spoken Word Album for her narration of her memoir, The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo. Patton Oswalt, who th... [Read More]