For Deon Cole, the Best Standup Comedy Is Like Magic
Say what you want about magicians, but Deon Cole thinks comedy should be more like magic. “I look at comedy like magic. If I’ve got the ball in this hand and I shake my hand and it’s gone, that’s how punchlines should be. You shouldn’t be able to read that shit. It&rsqu... [Read More]
Martin Morrow Talks Getting Started in Comedy, and the Best Ways to Celebrate Comedy Month
Brought to you by TodayTix TodayTix spoke with Martin Morrow, one of Chicago’s top comedic talents, about Chicago’s comedy scene, his own story, and what kitchen appliance he would be. Good news: he loves vine compilations (like every sane person should)! Tell us a little about yourself!... [Read More]
On the Verge: Cocoon Central Dance Team
Welcome to our series On the Verge, where our contributors highlight comedians they feel are ready for their next big break. Whether they’re already working in television or still waiting to land their breakout gig, these are just some of the comedians we’d like to see more of over ... [Read More]
On the Verge: Drew Tarver
Welcome to our series On the Verge, where our contributors highlight comedians they feel are ready for their next big break. Whether they’re already working in television or still waiting to land their breakout gig, these are just some of the comedians we’d like to see more of over ... [Read More]
Jared Freid learns how important his phone is in episode #1 of “Adrift”
Jared has his hands full when he asks a passerby on the street for assistance (Hayley Griffith). As he thinks… MORE Jared Freid learns how important his phone is in episode #1 of “Adrift” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘Raising Hope’ Is Where Silly Comedy Meets Genuine Humanity
There’s been so much variety of good comedy TV in the past few years that it’s dumb to pick a sub-genre. Smart and edgy shows like Silicon Valley are great. Shows that mine comedy from the absurdity of existence like Atlanta are great. Sitcoms that unabashedly pack as much humor, jokes, ... [Read More]
A Recommendation: The Hallmark Channel’s Late Night Lineup
When looking for good comedy options, the Hallmark Channel is probably the absolute last place you would look. It’s a network named after a greeting card company that specializes in “original” romantic dramedies that are designed to be as predictable and unchallenging as human... [Read More]
The Humor of ‘Game of Thrones’
For a series that’s now world-famous and astonishingly popular for its gripping drama, devastating violence, and unexpected plot twists, Game of Thrones doesn’t get nearly enough credit for its sense of humor. It doesn’t wallop you in the face with zinger catchphrases or John Ritte... [Read More]
Jerry Lewis, comedy legend dead at 91
Today, an undeniable comedy legend, Jerry Lewis has passed away at the age of 91 this morning at his home… MORE Jerry Lewis, comedy legend dead at 91 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Legendary comedian and activist Dick Gregory dead at 84
One of the greatest comedians and social activist of our time has left us. Dick Gregory has died at the… MORE Legendary comedian and activist Dick Gregory dead at 84 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]