Episode #143: Gina Yashere
Gina Yashere first came to the attention of Americans in 2007 when she appeared on season five of Last Comic Standing (the first international season, which also featured finalists Amy Schumer, Doug Benson, Lavell Crawford and winner Jon Reep). But Yashere already had plenty of successful experience... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Martin Lawrence
The comedy game is full of ups and downs. This game changer has manifested his whole career through that. He… MORE Game Changers of Comedy: Martin Lawrence appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedian and actor Ricky Harris passes at age 54
Ricky Harris was an actor, producer and comedian. From VO in sketches from Snoop Dogg albums to starring in Everybody… MORE Comedian and actor Ricky Harris passes at age 54 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tony Rock on Bringing Black Comedy Back to HBO with ‘All Def Comedy’
“Black comedy is back on HBO,” proclaims Tony Rock as he kicks off All Def Comedy, a new one-hour special from Russell Simmons debuting tomorrow night at 10:00pm. All Def picks up where Def Comedy Jam left off in the 90s, giving up-and-coming performers a chance to showcase at a national... [Read More]
Tony Rock on Bringing Black Comedy Back to HBO with ‘All Def Comedy’
“Black comedy is back on HBO,” proclaims Tony Rock as he kicks off All Def Comedy, a new one-hour special from Russell Simmons debuting tomorrow night at 10:00pm. All Def picks up where Def Comedy Jam left off in the 90s, giving up-and-coming performers a chance to showcase at a national... [Read More]
Tony Rock: From fly on the wall to the “All Def Comedy Special” on HBO
We are excited for the All Def Comedy Special coming to HBO. But before we dive in, let’s give everyone a history lesson on its Def Comedy Jam roots shall we? Def Jam is the premiere showcase of urban comedy in America. Def Jam was birthed out of necessity, kind of like hip-hop was born [&hell... [Read More]
Tony Rock: From fly on the wall to the “All Def Comedy Special” on HBO
We are excited for the All Def Comedy Special coming to HBO. But before we dive in, let’s give everyone a history lesson on its Def Comedy Jam roots shall we? Def Jam is the premiere showcase of urban comedy in America. Def Jam was birthed out of necessity, kind of like hip-hop was born [&hell... [Read More]
Stand-Up Comedian Tony Roberts Joins Mike Epps For Uncle Buck On ABC
As ABC’s Uncle Buck executive produced by Will Packer anticipates it’s 2016 premiere, we have now discovered veteran stand-up comedian Tony T. Roberts will join the cast. The Detroit native is expected to take on the role of Uncle Buck’s (played by Mike Epps) best friend in a recu... [Read More]
Def Comedy Jam’s Story Possibly To Feature In Biopic Starring Michael B. Jordan And Jonah Hill
As biopics seem to be getting a big push from the studios these days, the story of Def Jam records now looks to share some of it’s chapters. The record label created by Russell Simmons, and Rick Rubin has been known as a staple in Hip-Hop, and noticeably comedy. Back in 1992, Russell Simmons ... [Read More]