The First-Ever Episode of ‘Comedy Death-Ray’ Is an Embryonic Look at a Future Comedy Institution
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Comedy Bang Bang recently celebrated its 500th episode with a star-studded extravaganza befitting such an auspicious milestone. Over the course of 500 episodes, host Scott Aukerman and his gu... [Read More]
The First-Ever Episode of ‘Comedy Death-Ray’ Is an Embryonic Look at a Future Comedy Institution
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Comedy Bang Bang recently celebrated its 500th episode with a star-studded extravaganza befitting such an auspicious milestone. Over the course of 500 episodes, host Scott Aukerman and his gu... [Read More]
'I had to relearn how to be funny': comedian Lou Conran on her show about baby loss
Lou Conran terminated her pregnancy after five months when she discovered her baby would not survive outside the womb. Now, she is telling her story at the Edinburgh fringe“Nobody has cried through the previews,” says Lou Conran, “so it can’t be that bad.” The standup, ... [Read More]
Dark Comedies Revisited: “Death at a Funeral”
Funerals are a rather strange thing. Here we are, having to grieve openly out in public, surrounded by people we… MORE Dark Comedies Revisited: “Death at a Funeral” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Brian Posehn meets his demise in Mastodon’s new video for “Show Yourself”
We’ve covered the Georgia hard rock band Mastodon on this site before. Mainly because they have a terrific sense of… MORE Brian Posehn meets his demise in Mastodon’s new video for “Show Yourself” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Episode #131: Laurie Kilmartin
Laurie Kilmartin produced one of the best stand-up specials of 2016, “45 Jokes About My Dead Dad,” streaming exclusively on Seeso.com. Kilmartin is a writer on Conan, a former finalist on Last Comic Standing, and the New York Times best-selling author of “Sh*tty Mom.” You can... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Doug Stanhope: No Place Like Home”
In No Place Like Home, Doug Standhope tackles an abundance of hard-hitting issues, from caring for the mentally-ill, to Vietnam vets, being locked up abroad, and why everyone should kick like they kick. Watch him also take on ISIS, global poverty, TMZ and LGBT related issues. No one is off the table... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Doug Stanhope: No Place Like Home”
In No Place Like Home, Doug Standhope tackles an abundance of hard-hitting issues, from caring for the mentally-ill, to Vietnam vets, being locked up abroad, and why everyone should kick like they kick. Watch him also take on ISIS, global poverty, TMZ and LGBT related issues. No one is off the table... [Read More]