Guess what we learned about the Impractical Jokers during a Tenderloins Podcast taping…
Most people likely know Sal, Joe, Murr and Q as the maniacs behind the hit TruTV show, Impractical Jokers. Also known as The Tenderloins comedy troupe, what makes Impractical Jokers so lovable aren’t just the pranks they pull on each other in front of unbeknownst strangers (as hyster... [Read More]
 
Woody Harrelson hosted “Saturday Night Live” there were pot jokes and The Dudleys
The last time Woody Harrelson hosted Saturday Night Live it was 1989. That seems like an eternity ago. It’s also an entire Taylor Swift ago. Something the host acknowledges in the opening monologue. It’s and impressive feat for anyone to remain in the entertainment biz for so long. With ... [Read More]
 
Maui Comedy Festival: A behind the scenes look (photos)
Well, it’s a few days since we were in the beautiful 90-degree weather of Maui for the inaugural Maui Comedy Festival. To say it was an unbelievable experience is an understatement as we were afforded the opportunity to see not only great stand-up comedy shows, but to get a truly behind-the-sc... [Read More]
 
New York Comedy Festival: Maria Bamford at Town Hall
Comedian of Comedy and actress Maria Bamford took the stage at Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival this past weekend at Town Hall NYC. Known for openness in her material about depression, she’s also been seen in Target commercials, on season four of Arrested Development and countle... [Read More]
 
Vinnie’s Vices: Copycatcalling (my night as Soshana Roberts)
For NJ based comedian Vinnie Vitale, the comedy lifestyle isn’t always pretty. Late nights, binge eating, excessive drinking; these are not healthy habits for a guy entering his 30s. On the path to success sometimes you’ve got to make a few sacrifices along the way. Join him each month a... [Read More]
 
New York Comedy Festival: Bill Cosby at Carnegie Hall
There’s something to be said about watching a comedy legend like Bill Cosby perform in such a legendary venue as Carnegie Hall. While many comedians have performed the famed concert hall in its 123 year old history, Cosby’s connection to Carnegie goes way back. That was made evident with... [Read More]
 
New York Comedy Festival: Bill Cosby at Carnegie Hall
There’s something to be said about watching a comedy legend like Bill Cosby perform in such a legendary venue as Carnegie Hall. While many comedians have performed the famed concert hall in its 123 year old history, Cosby’s connection to Carnegie goes way back. That was made evident with... [Read More]
 
New York Comedy Festival: Chris D’Elia “Under No Influence” at Town Hall
Chris D’Elia delivered one of the most anticipated sets of this year’s New York Comedy Festival to a sold out crowd at Town Hall Saturday night. Joining the likes of Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Shumer and so many others that have been filling NYC venues all week. Coming off the success o... [Read More]
 
The Laugh Button presents SideOneDummy Storytellers (photos)
On Friday night, we were fortunate enough to host the first East Coast edition of SideOneDummy Storytellers. A show that LA punk rock label SideOneDummy puts on monthly at its offices. The premise is simple, label co-owner and comedian Joe Sib hosts some comics and a musical guest to come on and tel... [Read More]
 
New York Comedy Festival: “Nick Offerman: Full Bush” live from the Beacon Theatre
It’s that beautiful time of year again when almost all the top comedians flock to NYC to take part in Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival. This year’s fests got started on November the 5th and span to last Saturday the 9th. With a countless big name acts coming into town, it ... [Read More]