Ali Siddiq talks, “It’s Bigger Than These Bars”
Some comics spend an entire lifetime trying to figure out who they are onstage, or what sort of comedy they… MORE Ali Siddiq talks, “It’s Bigger Than These Bars” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Rachel Jane Andelman (@rajandelman) and “Thought Angels” on Twitter
Rachel Jane Andelman is a writer, performer, and coach living in the Boston area. You can visit her website here, read her here, and watch her accost strangers here. If you are in Boston on March 2nd, she’s recommends you see this. This week, Andelman talked to me about unexpected Twitter inte... [Read More]
Rachel Jane Andelman (@rajandelman) and “Thought Angels” on Twitter
Rachel Jane Andelman is a writer, performer, and coach living in the Boston area. You can visit her website here, read her here, and watch her accost strangers here. If you are in Boston on March 2nd, she’s recommends you see this. This week, Andelman talked to me about unexpected Twitter inte... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME?’
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]
Inside the Evolution of ‘2 Dope Queens’ with Phoebe Robinson
Comedian, television writer, actress, and New York Times best-selling author are enviable titles to have associated with your name by the young age of 33. Phoebe Robinson, ever the consummate multi-hyphenate, has not only achieved all of those aforementioned high-water marks, but she’s current... [Read More]
Take an exclusive first look at Kate Wolff’s music video, “Labia Game”
NYC comedian Kate Wolff is the baddest woman in the game… what game you ask? Well that’s the Labia Game.… MORE Take an exclusive first look at Kate Wolff’s music video, “Labia Game” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Perfect Belt Commercial
Mollie Merkel’s got a great belt. She wants to tell you all about it. Now, this is just my opinion but, I think you’d be wise to listen up. Luke is executive producer at Big Breakfast and a watcher of many web videos. Send him yours @LKellyClyne. [Read More]
‘In Living Color’ Gets Its Own History Book with ‘Homey Don’t Play That’
When In Living Color premiered on Fox in 1990, the sketch series represented the beginning of a wave of Black network programming unlike any seen on television in decades (arguably ever). In 1994, In Living Color ended along with four other Black series on Fox alone (the syndicated talk show The Ars... [Read More]