Solomon Georgio on Standup, Comedic Heroes, and the Beauty of LA
Today is an exciting day for comedian Solomon Georgio. Not only does his Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents episode premiere tonight at 12:30, but his debut album, Homonegro Superior, just dropped on Comedy Central Records. Since leaving Seattle for LA a little over five years ago, Solomon has steadil... [Read More]
Karly Brooks (@brookskarly) Doesn’t Need 280 Characters
Karly Brooks is a writer living in Brooklyn with her roommate’s dog and also her roommates. Her writing has appeared on McSweeney’s, BuzzFeed, The Belladonna, Robot Butt, a few ads and, of course, her Twitter. Her hobbies include reading and writing, which is sort of sad since her d... [Read More]
On the Verge: Marty DeRosa
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 se... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Taran Killam and Sarah Silverman on ‘HDTGM’
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]
Joel Kim Booster’s Unlikely Path to Standup Stardom
Joel Kim Booster is the prince of unusual beginnings. As a baby, he was adopted by white, conservative, religious Midwesterners, an experience he sums up this way: “As you can imagine, it was a little weird growing up in the Midwest with this face and that family. I literally knew I was gay be... [Read More]
The ‘unSOLVABLE’ Talents of Betsy Kenney and Dara Katz
We’ve called them “Genre Queens,” and we stand by it. Between Bounty Hunters , The Place We Live (TPWL), and now unSOLVABLE, co-creators Betsy Kenney and Dara Katz have flexed their parody muscles on action flicks, ’90s dramas about twenty-somethings built for ... [Read More]
Phil Proctor of Firesign Theatre releases first memoir, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?”
‘It’s very interesting, we really did have a cultural effect that we certainly did not plan to have. We basically… MORE Phil Proctor of Firesign Theatre releases first memoir, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“Baroness von Sketch Show” shows us how far they’d go to avoid purchasing a grocery bag
Today we bring you another exclusive clip from IFC’s sketch comedy show, the Baroness von Sketch Show. We’ve all been… MORE “Baroness von Sketch Show” shows us how far they’d go to avoid purchasing a grocery bag appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Anthony DeVito gets animated in this clip from his debut album, “Dream Occupation”
You might’ve just seen comedian Anthony DeVito on his Comedy Central Half Hour just a few weeks back. He also… MORE Anthony DeVito gets animated in this clip from his debut album, “Dream Occupation” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Anthony DeVito gets animated in this clip from his debut album, “Dream Occupation”
You might’ve just seen comedian Anthony DeVito on his Comedy Central Half Hour just a few weeks back. He also… MORE Anthony DeVito gets animated in this clip from his debut album, “Dream Occupation” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]