@Erica_Rosie on Boredom, Hyperactivity, and Misinterpreted Jokes
@Erica_Rosie is 23 and lives in Tampa, FL. She’s really tall and could be killed by a walnut. This week she spoke to me about four of her favorite tweets, plus banh mi, “mainstream Twitter,” and where to find the unfollow button. Erica: Part of me thinks you got the wrong person, a... [Read More]
@Erica_Rosie on Boredom, Hyperactivity, and Misinterpreted Jokes
@Erica_Rosie is 23 and lives in Tampa, FL. She’s really tall and could be killed by a walnut. This week she spoke to me about four of her favorite tweets, plus banh mi, “mainstream Twitter,” and where to find the unfollow button. Erica: Part of me thinks you got the wrong person, a... [Read More]
Dark comedies revisited: “Election”
“The thing writers are scared about is that Hollywood is going to defang their story and put a happy ending… MORE Dark comedies revisited: “Election” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Almost 20 Years Later, ‘Dick’ Still Holds Up
There has never been a better time to watch Dick. Just kidding, it has ALWAYS been a great time to watch Dick, but at least there’s now there’s some context around why you should watch this movie. It’s an extremely funny and delightfully clever movie that never really found the aud... [Read More]
Almost 20 Years Later, ‘Dick’ Still Holds Up
There has never been a better time to watch Dick. Just kidding, it has ALWAYS been a great time to watch Dick, but at least there’s now there’s some context around why you should watch this movie. It’s an extremely funny and delightfully clever movie that never really found the aud... [Read More]
Why Self-Deprecation Is Jim Norton’s Greatest Attribute
The beginning of Jim Norton’s latest Netflix special Mouthful of Shame features our protagonist receiving a torrent of abuse. When looking for a big name to give him a glowing introduction, he faces a barrage of insults from both Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. Then, he turns to Robert De Niro, w... [Read More]
Why Self-Deprecation Is Jim Norton’s Greatest Attribute
The beginning of Jim Norton’s latest Netflix special Mouthful of Shame features our protagonist receiving a torrent of abuse. When looking for a big name to give him a glowing introduction, he faces a barrage of insults from both Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. Then, he turns to Robert De Niro, w... [Read More]
Comedians get drunk and run a psychic hotline in new podcast “Mr. Cleo”
It’s more or less a rite of passage for aspiring comics to launch their own podcasts these days, so it’s… MORE Comedians get drunk and run a psychic hotline in new podcast “Mr. Cleo” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Robert Kelly’s Tech Talk at SXSW 2017
Anyone who listens to comedian Robert Kelly’s podcast YKWD would know he’s a big fan of technology. Going as far… MORE Robert Kelly’s Tech Talk at SXSW 2017 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Those Times ‘Don’t Get Me Started’ Got Started on Improv
If doing improv is your dream, there’s never been a better time to be alive. There are more resources than ever to consume if you want to learn how to do great improv: dozens of theaters, hundreds of teachers, books and blogs to read, hours of shows to watch on YouTube, and a myriad of [&helli... [Read More]