This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Naomi Ekperigin on ‘Make Me Like It’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Seeking Adventure and Demystifying Philosophy with Danny Lobell
Danny Lobell has done some strange things for money. Running a hairless cat breeding business, selling Jackie Mason’s cassette tapes on Broadway, starting a hipster egg company with his Ecuadorian gangster neighbor — all this and more will form the subject of his upcoming one-man Edinbur... [Read More]
How ‘Rick and Morty’ and ‘BoJack Horseman’ Changed What Adult Animation Could Be
When I first saw ads for Rick and Morty on Adult Swim in 2013, the premise seemed pretty straightforward: Back to the Future, except Doc is an asshole (or a bigger one, depending on how you felt about him in the movie). Beyond the obvious similarities of the premise, Justin Roiland’s Morty voi... [Read More]
Found: Female Filmmakers’ Fun Films
Some say “the future is female.” Wait, before I get into this, I have to apologize for the title of this piece. Apology accepted? Cool. Okay, let me start over. Some say “the future is female.” After watching this week’s featured videos, I’d have to agree. No... [Read More]
How Laff Records helped diversify the 60s stand-up scene
Pray To Booty. Big Dead Dick. There’s a Mouse in My Pants! While these could be the latest trending videos on… MORE How Laff Records helped diversify the 60s stand-up scene appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
How Laff Records helped diversify the 60s stand-up scene
Pray To Booty. Big Dead Dick. There’s a Mouse in My Pants! While these could be the latest trending videos on… MORE How Laff Records helped diversify the 60s stand-up scene appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
How Laff Records helped diversify the 60s stand-up scene
Pray To Booty. Big Dead Dick. There’s a Mouse in My Pants! While these could be the latest trending videos on… MORE How Laff Records helped diversify the 60s stand-up scene appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Rick Gutierrez on Childhood, Standup, and His Earliest Comedy Influences
Comedian Rick Gutierrez grew up in a full house, the fifth of six children. Fittingly, his comedy is largely focused on marriage, kids, and aging in an era of changing family values. The 54-year-old comic has been performing for nearly half of his life, but is just now getting the attention he deser... [Read More]
Ari Shaffir Moves from Censorship to Creative Control with ‘Double Negative’
Ari Shaffir’s new two-part special Double Negative hit Netflix today. Presented in two episodes, Children and Adulthood, the special is a sprawling look at where the comedian is at in life right now. He’s getting older, exploring his sexuality, and dealing with pressure from family and f... [Read More]
Ari Shaffir Moves from Censorship to Creative Control with ‘Double Negative’
Ari Shaffir’s new two-part special Double Negative hit Netflix today. Presented in two episodes, Children and Adulthood, the special is a sprawling look at where the comedian is at in life right now. He’s getting older, exploring his sexuality, and dealing with pressure from family and f... [Read More]