‘Weird Movies’: This Week in Insane Animation
Written and voiced by Steven Markow and animated by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo, Weird Movies will take over your brain. No, really. I’ve watched it seven times –it’s David Firth’s Salad Fingers for a new generation. It’s depraved but evolved in its shock value and ... [Read More]
‘Weird Movies’: This Week in Insane Animation
Written and voiced by Steven Markow and animated by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo, Weird Movies will take over your brain. No, really. I’ve watched it seven times –it’s David Firth’s Salad Fingers for a new generation. It’s depraved but evolved in its shock value and ... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Is Always Better When John Mulaney Writes It
Photo: Will Heath/NBC John Mulaney has been putting up #tbt pics of his SNL years all week, and he has barely aged. And although his face has remained that of an ageless lifesize doll, Mulaney has grown a lot as a performer. When he did “I Love It” on Update back in his writer days, [&he... [Read More]
John Mulaney wrote two sketches from this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” almost 10 years ago
It’s no secret that sometimes sketches don’t make it to air when Saturday Night Live kicks off at 11:30pm. Thousands… MORE John Mulaney wrote two sketches from this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” almost 10 years ago appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Caitlin Kunkel (@KunkelTron) on Tweeting Lots of Tiny Observations
Caitlin Kunkel is a comedy writer and satirist who lives in Brooklyn. She created and teaches the Online Satire program for The Second City and is a co-founder of the comedy and satire site for female writers, The Belladonna. Her first satirical book, New Erotica for Feminists, comes out in November... [Read More]
All things improv with “Whose Line’s” Colin Mochrie
It’s hard to trace back exactly how old improv is. Sure, Second City may have been founded in the 1950s,… MORE All things improv with “Whose Line’s” Colin Mochrie appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘Phantom Bread’: So Dumb, So Fun
It seems too easy: a Phantom Thread parody about a baker called Phantom Bread. Know what? It is that easy. Written by and starring Anna Salinas and Heather Alarcón Higginbotham, and deftly mapped to the source trailer by Colin Pierce, this sketch is the thing we never knew... [Read More]
Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87
Mitzi Shore, the founder and owner of The Comedy Store in Los Angeles has passed away at the age of… MORE Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
T.J. Miller arrested for allegedly calling in a fake bomb threat
Well damn this is weird news. Comedian T.J. Miller was arrested Monday night at LaGuardia airport and is facing criminal… MORE T.J. Miller arrested for allegedly calling in a fake bomb threat appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The First Episode of ‘Hard Nation’ Is a Relic of a More Hopeful, Less Terrifying Era
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time Here at Pod-Canon, we like to commemorate endings and/or milestones by traveling back to the very beginning to the kick-off episodes that launched some of our favorite podcasts. Sure enough, E... [Read More]