Visiting the set of HBO’s Crashing with Pete Holmes
Production on season two of HBO’s Crashing just wrapped in New York City at the end of August, with plenty of on-location shoots at comedy clubs, sidewalks and restaurants, in addition to the studio they had to build to replicate the old Boston Comedy Club, which now itself is a restaurant on ... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Live! with Gotham Comedy Club at SXSW 2017
Now that we’re fully rested from our time at SXSW, we now have time to reflect on what a great… MORE The Laugh Button Live! with Gotham Comedy Club at SXSW 2017 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [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]
Jimmy Failla to tape his one hour comedy special on August 20 in NYC
Comedian Jimmy Failla recently announced via twitter, “Damn! BIG NEWS for your favorite cabbie:Just found out I’m taping 1 hour comedy special @GothamComedy on August 20th.” Failla is a former New York City cab-driver turned stand up comedian who was named Outstanding Male Comedian... [Read More]
I Had To Follow That?!: Brooke Van Poppelen followed Jerry Seinfeld at a showcase
There’s a courtesy extended to celeb/veteran comedians that drop into clubs for spots, where they can go up on stage almost immediately, bumping other comedians on the bill back in the lineup as they do their set. While its a custom as old as the profession itself, it can be frustrating for th... [Read More]
SXSW 2015: The Laugh Button Live! in photos
SXSW 2015 was one for the ages as it allowed to put on easily our biggest live stand-up show to date. On Monday, March 16th we packed Esther’s Follies to the gills with one of the finest shows we’ve ever done. Our photography pal Kristin Hillery documented the evening for us. One that co... [Read More]
Bill Burr and Al Madrigal to headline The Laugh Button Live! at SXSW 2015, March 16th at Esther’s Follies
Buckle up! For The Laugh Button Live! will once again return to SXSW for an unforgettable evening of stand-up comedy! We knew this year would be tough to top one of last year’s most buzzed-about show which featured Jim Breuer and Sinbad. So we pulled out all the stops this year to bring easily... [Read More]
SXSW announces 2015 Comedy Lineup including Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Bill Burr, and NBC’s “Undateable”
Comedy has become a force to be reckoned with more so now than ever and SXSW, widely known as a heavy player in the music industry, has been doing its part to serve the comedy community and its universe over the last eight years by hosting hundreds of acclaimed performers, and un... [Read More]
Brett Siddell to tape his new hour long DVD/Album March 10th at Gotham Comedy Club NYC
Brett Siddell is an award-winning stand-up comedian and an on-air personality at SiriusXM Satellite Radio. As a headlining comedian known for his high-energy performances and crowd interaction, he has done tours of both Europe and the U.S., where he drove from venue to venue in a 1976 Dodge Coachmen... [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]