Episode #175: Billy West
Best known for his work on Ren & Stimpy, Billy West has been making magic with his character voice work since the 1980s, starting on the radio in Boston and graduating to the Howard Stern Show. He has voiced the title characters on the Nickelodeon series Doug, as well as Ren & Stimpy, was Bu... [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]
Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin to Star in Chuck Lorre Netflix Comedy ‘The Kominsky Method’
Chuck Lorre has a new comedy series in the works at Netflix with some big stars attached. According to Deadline, the streaming network is “finalizing a deal” with Lorre for a 10-episode comedy series called The Kominsky Method. Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are attached to star in the s... [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]
‘Three Women’: A New Short with an Old Method
From the opening frame, Three Women brought back the smell of Blockbuster Video. Not the smell of bulldozed drywall dust in 2007, the smell of candy and freshly vacuumed carpeting in 1996. From the lounge-y tinsel town score to its muted golden glow and perseverating dialogue, watching thi... [Read More]
An Excerpt from ‘Man vs. Child: One Dad’s Guide to the Weirdness of Parenting’ by Doug Moe
WHAT WILL TODDLERS EAT? Food used to be one of your top five things—remember brunch?—but toddlers ruin food. You try to serve them healthy things, lovingly crafted, only to see them reject or smash them. Just a short bit ago, you were trying so damned hard to get them off the bottle, and... [Read More]
Anne Heche and Onur Tukel Thoroughly Embarrassed Themselves on a Morbidly Fascinating Episode of ‘Doug Loves Movies’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. As readers of this column perhaps know by now, I am a fan of podcast episodes that begin pleasantly enough but quickly devolve (or evolve, depending on your perspective) into crazed psychodramas f... [Read More]
Doug Benson is @midnight’s 2017 Tournament of Champions winner
Congratulations to Doug Benson, for generally managing to have the kind of career where becoming a stoned judge is a… MORE Doug Benson is @midnight’s 2017 Tournament of Champions winner appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [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]