How Nathan Fielder got clever with Dumb (Starbucks)
Last night, Nathan For You finally revealed the story behind Nathan Fielder’s viral “Dumb Starbucks” prank. The prank kicked off a media firestorm. While Fielder touched on the subject on How Nathan Fielder got clever with Dumb (Starbucks) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
 
Mandatory Fun: The Laugh Button interview with “Weird Al” Yankovic
“Weird Al” Yankovic is having a moment. With the recent release of his fourteen studio album, Mandadory Fun, the iconic comedian/musician/satirist has once again displayed his incredible chops as a spoof songwriter with his finger on what people find funny. We got the chance to speak wit... [Read More]
 
Vinnie’s Vices: Sometimes you’re the statue
I’m comedian Vinnie Vitale, I’m 30 years old now. I have a steady job, a steady girlfriend, and recently moved into my own apartment. Life is going great. And I feel more uncomfortable than ever. Stability. It scares me. It’s like an unfamiliar guest that shows up at my door when I... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: Andy Kindler’s State Of The Industry address (audio)
Every year Andy Kindler performs a “State of the Industry” address at Just For Laughs. What is the address you ask? Well, it’s pretty much an hour for the chance for Kindler to talk smack about what’s going on out there. Plenty of ripping of things he doesn’t like. Plen... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: Chris D’Elia
Finally getting the chance to see Chris D’Elia was no small feat. Mainly because catching him at Just For Laughs 2014 was easily our 4th attempt to see him live. It’s a long story, but a series of scheduling conflicts, canceled performances, and even a bumping from a show by a larger com... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: Chris D’Elia
Finally getting the chance to see Chris D’Elia was no small feat. Mainly because catching him at Just For Laughs 2014 was easily our 4th attempt to see him live. It’s a long story, but a series of scheduling conflicts, canceled performances, and even a bumping from a show by a larger com... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: T.J. Miller
T.J. Miller is poised to be the next big thing. He’s been one of the more popular comedians over the past few years. He’s had his own comedy special No Real Reason, tours the country doing stand-up, and is an avid actor with his latest role on the hit show Silicon Valley. Miller’s ... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: Nikki Glaser
Nikki Glaser was another comedian who headlined a full week of shows at Just For Laughs 2014 as part of the Off JFL series. We caught Glaser’s show Friday night at Katacombes with one of this year’s New Faces, Brad Wenzel, opening the show. We’ve seen Glaser perform a few times thi... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: Jerrod Carmichael
Jerrod Carmichael was one of the few comedians at Just For Laughs 2014 who got to headline a week of shows. While we had never previously seen any of Carmichael’s stand-up, we made a point to catch one of his shows. It was easily one of the best of the festival. Thursday night we caught [&hell... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: The Green Room with Paul Provenza
Paul Provenza’s Green Room show has always been an intriguing one for any comedy fan. While the show had a very short life on Showtime television, however it’s found new life, showing up at various festivals since then and it’s been just as compelling ever since. At Salle Claude Le... [Read More]