Just For Laughs 2014 New Faces of Comedy lineup announced
Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival just revealed who it’s New Faces of Comedy will be for the 2014 season. Each year the festival selects a handful of up-and-coming comics that the world should keep an eye on. The selections are broken down into a few different categories – Repped... [Read More]
 
Robert Kelly’s “Live At The Village Underground” was accepted at The Rhode Island International Film Festival
A few weeks back we had the pleasure of attending the taping of Robert Kelly’s new stand-up special recording live at NYC’s Comedy Cellar at the Village Underground which, as luck would have it, is also the name of the special. Today news broke that that Kelly’s special has been ac... [Read More]
 
Noel Wells and John Milhiser are also leaving “Saturday Night Live”
The entertainment biz can be a cruel place sometimes. Less than a day after the news that Brooks Wheelan would not be returning to Saturday Night Live, two more featured players from his class are not reporting for their sophomore year as well. Deadline reports that freshman Noel Wells and John Milh... [Read More]
 
Brooks Wheelan is not returning to “Saturday Night Live”
Well, we knew this was coming. Lorne Michaels stated there would be shakeups. Last month, Saturday Night Live mastermind Lorne Michaels stated there’d be some changes made for season 40 of the iconic sketch comedy show. It’s constantly reinventing itself, and with the cast swelling to 18... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan files lawsuit against Walmart over deadly limo crash
Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart over the deadly June 7th limo bus crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left him, Ardie Fuqua, and Jeff Milliea critically injured and killed James “Jimmy Mack” McNair. The complaint was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court in New Jersey. Morgan, suffer... [Read More]
 
Anthony Cumia to launch new internet-based show from his home after SiriusXM firing
Well, we now know the next move that Anthony Cumia plans to make. The former host of The Opie & Anthony Show has revealed that his next move with be the launch of a new internet-based radio show. Cumia, who was fired from SiriusXM radio over the Fourth of July holiday weekend plans to re-launch ... [Read More]
 
Breaking: Anthony Cumia fired from “The Opie & Anthony Show” over Twitter rant
Anthony Cumia is out of a job for being assaulted? Just moments ago the SiriusXM DJ and co-host of The Opie & Anthony Show announced that the satellite radio company had fired him over an incident that didn’t even happen while on the job. As we reported yesterday, Cumia went on a scathing ... [Read More]
 
Is Nick Cannon lined up to portray Richard Pryor in a movie biopic?
Nick Cannon is feeding the rumor mill with the possible chance of playing the legendary Richard Pryor in an upcoming movie. The America’s Got Talent host stated that director Lee Daniels, who will be directing the movie, has sat down with Cannon to discuss future preparations for the role. Can... [Read More]
 
The Laugh Button interview with Jonathan Kite
We recently spoke with Jonathan Kite best known as the short order cook Oleg from the the popular CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. Kite is also an alum of the prestigious Second City. We got a few moments to speak with Kite about his his background in improv, his A.D.D., and well, because of these, [&helli... [Read More]
 
Enter to win tickets to Jim Florentine’s SiriusXM “Unmasked” taping in NYC
As we mentioned before, SiriusXM’s popular radio show Unmasked will hold a live taping of the show at The Stand with comedian Jim Florentine on July 9th. While usually recording at SiriusXM studios, Bennington and Florentine will tape in front of a live audience out in the city for the first t... [Read More]