Listen to and read Doug Stanhope deliver eulogies for Sean Rouse
Doug Stanhope, who booked the late Sean Rouse on his Unbookables tour and captured it for a documentary, has written a beautiful eulogy to his friend over at Vulture. GO READ IT. If reading proves too difficult for you, for whatever reason, then you can listen to Stanhope along with pals Mat Becker,... [Read More]
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]
Doug Stanhope review – grim, thrilling and appallingly funny
Brixton Academy, LondonOne of the sharpest minds and loosest cannons in comedy is back with material about rape, race and #MeToo“Is it wrong to use racism to try and stop gang rape?” American standup Doug Stanhope is back in the UK and, yes, that sound you can hear is sacred cows bellowi... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope review – grim, thrilling and appallingly funny
Brixton Academy, LondonOne of the sharpest minds and loosest cannons in comedy is back with material about rape, race and #MeToo“Is it wrong to use racism to try and stop gang rape?” American standup Doug Stanhope is back in the UK and, yes, that sound you can hear is sacred cows bellowi... [Read More]
It’s a comedy tour trek across the Midwest with Doug Stanhope’s “The Unbookables”
Doug Stanhope has always been a comedian that believes in doing it yourself and making your own path. He and… MORE It’s a comedy tour trek across the Midwest with Doug Stanhope’s “The Unbookables” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [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]
Cool thing to buy this week: Doug Stanhope The Comedians’ Comedian’s Comedians
This past March at SXSW, Doug Stanhope taped a special for Seeso (R.I.P) that featured three comedians he was a… MORE Cool thing to buy this week: Doug Stanhope The Comedians’ Comedian’s Comedians appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope on Festivals, “Industry Tools,” and Other Things He Hates
Doug Stanhope has been called all sorts of things like depraved, rude, hostile, and raunchy. All of those are fitting descriptions, but one trait stands out above all others: honesty. His candor extends from the stage to his everyday interactions. Take this interview, for instance. The goal was to p... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]