Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87
Mitzi Shore, the founder and owner of The Comedy Store in Los Angeles has passed away at the age of… MORE Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Barry Crimmins passes away at age 64
The world lost an intensely great comedian, Barry Crimmons has passed away of cancer at the age of 64. This… MORE Barry Crimmins passes away at age 64 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
In Memoriam: The year in R.I.P. in comedy for 2017
It’s rather remarkable that most all of the funny nonagenarians profiled in this year’s HBO documentary, If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast, managed to make it through 2017 unscathed. But several other comedy legends passed away in 2017, old and not-so-old. Let us take one mo... [Read More]
Ralphie May dead at 45
Some sad news in the comedy world happened today as comedian Ralphie May has died of cardiac arrest at the… MORE Ralphie May dead at 45 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Ralphie May dead at 45
Some sad news in the comedy world happened today as comedian Ralphie May has died of cardiac arrest at the… MORE Ralphie May dead at 45 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jerry Lewis, comedy legend dead at 91
Today, an undeniable comedy legend, Jerry Lewis has passed away at the age of 91 this morning at his home… MORE Jerry Lewis, comedy legend dead at 91 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Legendary comedian and activist Dick Gregory dead at 84
One of the greatest comedians and social activist of our time has left us. Dick Gregory has died at the… MORE Legendary comedian and activist Dick Gregory dead at 84 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
One year later, Patton Oswalt reflects on the death of wife Michelle McNamara online and in new CBS doc
Michelle McNamara, acclaimed crime writer and wife of comedian Patton Oswalt, passed away exactly one year ago. Her death, which… MORE One year later, Patton Oswalt reflects on the death of wife Michelle McNamara online and in new CBS doc appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Happy birthday, Harris Wittels
Today would have been comedian Harris Wittels’ 33rd birthday. The stand-up, Parks and Rec writer, and Master of None co-creator… MORE Happy birthday, Harris Wittels appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Judd Apatow is DARE’s worst nightmare, saying taking shrooms and seeing Don Rickles was “the best night” of his life
Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, which last become the late night show of choice for comics to share their Don… MORE Judd Apatow is DARE’s worst nightmare, saying taking shrooms and seeing Don Rickles was “the best night” of his life appeared first on The Laugh But... [Read More]