Season 3 of “Inside Amy Schumer” gave us judge, jury, and butts
Inside Amy Schumer has officially been woven into the fabric that is not only pop culture, but political culture by flawlessly shining light on the hot button issues of today. Comedy more so now has become the gateway that allows us to tackle such issues reflecting back on society the truth of what ... [Read More]
Donald Trump hosted Saturday Night Live: Sometimes politics and comedy shouldn’t mix
It’s no surprise that Donald Trump is a polarizing character. Some think he’s a breath of fresh air into the dank air of the political system. Some think he’s a blowhardy mess. Hell, some even think a possibility he’s trolling us all. Whatever that reality might be, when it c... [Read More]
The Peanuts Movie delivers undeniable charm through laughter and lessons learned
Fans of the Peanuts gang are in for a treat when their brand new movie hits theaters November 6. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty, Sally and of course the little red-haired girl all come to life in this refreshing and adventurous 3-D look at the time-less comic strip t... [Read More]
Ranking the catalog of Doug Stanhope
There are only a few comedians who are viewed as true originals. They may never be the most popular comic in the world, and they may never sell out arenas, but their legend will live on forever thanks to the fact they’re your favorite comic’s favorite comic. They’re the envelope pu... [Read More]
The “Indie Mom of Comedy” Meshelle showcases her unique voice at Gotham Comedy Club
In recent years stand-up comedy has become cluttered with hackneyed voices and perspectives that grow duller by the day. Lenny Bruce graced New York City stages over sixty years ago. Since then we’ve seen just about every style of comedy. We’ve enjoyed the neuroticism of Woody Allen and ... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #42: Mark Lives!
Mark returns to The Laugh Button podcast this week after Matt was pretty sure he died somewhere in Europe. With Mark comes all the comedy news of the week, and there’s a lot. So much in fact that Mark and Matt dive right into it in order to cover it all. New episodes of The […] The Laug... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari’s shows us he’s the “Master of None” in new Netflix series
Hoping for a little more Aziz Ansari in your life? If you’ve finished his book, Modern Romance: An Investigation, caught him on the Oddball Comedy Tour this year, and just binge-watched Parks and Recreation for the fourth time (please, tell me I’m not the only one), then you’re pro... [Read More]
Getting ready for bed with Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim
There are two prevalent attitudes toward the comedy of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. There are those who find their humor intolerable and those who revel in its absurdity. They are the most polarizing force in modern comedy. For fans, that is exactly what makes them so special. Yes, they are weir... [Read More]
6 essential Halloween themed bits in stand-up comedy
If you think you’re too old to go trick-or-treating, well then you probably are. So instead, grab some candy and laugh off your sugar high with some of these hilarious Halloween themed bits in stand-up comedy. Jim Gaffigan Here’s Jim Gaffigan on his family holiday traditions. Gaffigan go... [Read More]
Scouts guide to the “comedy” apocalypse: The Laugh Button Interview with David Koechner
You might know David Koechner best as sportscaster Champ Kind of San Diego’s Channel 4 news team in the Anchorman films. However, his list of comedy credits could fill jukeboxes from New York to Los Angeles. From improv to feature film, Koechner is a comedy connoisseur working with and studyin... [Read More]