Happy 20th anniversary to the U.S. edition of Whose Line Is It Anyway
When people talk about the longest-running TV shows in American history, will they remember to mention Whose Line Is It Anyway? Before August 1998, improvisational comedy wasn’t even really seen on television. Certainly not as the main attraction. But on Aug. 5, 1998, Whose Line made the move ... [Read More]
Happy 20th anniversary to the U.S. edition of Whose Line Is It Anyway
When people talk about the longest-running TV shows in American history, will they remember to mention Whose Line Is It Anyway? Before August 1998, improvisational comedy wasn’t even really seen on television. Certainly not as the main attraction. But on Aug. 5, 1998, Whose Line made the move ... [Read More]
All things improv with “Whose Line’s” Colin Mochrie
It’s hard to trace back exactly how old improv is. Sure, Second City may have been founded in the 1950s,… MORE All things improv with “Whose Line’s” Colin Mochrie appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
TCM to host month-long slapstick comedy programming with Greg Proops
Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to pratfalls and double takes with Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick, a month-long programming special featuring more than 50 films exploring the history of slapstick. Hosted by acclaimed stand-up comedian and guest of The Laugh Button Podcast Greg Proops, the specia... [Read More]
TCM to host month-long slapstick comedy programming with Greg Proops
Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to pratfalls and double takes with Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick, a month-long programming special featuring more than 50 films exploring the history of slapstick. Hosted by acclaimed stand-up comedian and guest of The Laugh Button Podcast Greg Proops, the specia... [Read More]
Turner Classic Movies, with host Greg Proops, launch Salute to Slapstick, offer online college course
Turner Classic Movies will launch a salute to slapstick comedy – that beloved but often critically disrespected comedy sub-genre – on Sept. 6 with comedian Greg Proops enlisted as host. Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick will air every Tuesday and Wednesday during September and will feature 56 ... [Read More]
Jon Stewart’s Replacement: 7 Reasonable Candidates
Tuesday night, Jon Stewart announced he'll leave his role as host of The Daily Show later this year. The franchise will continue, and we all know what that means: cue the listicles! The post Jon Stewart’s Replacement: 7 Reasonable Candidates appeared fi... [Read More]
Greg Proops is recording an album January 2nd & 3rd in San Fran
More wonderful album news! Comedian Greg Proops subtly announced on his Twitter earlier this month that he would be recording a new comedy album in the new year. Proops will record his latest over two nights on January 2nd and 3rd at The Punchline in San Francisco. The comedian has previously r... [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]