Jackie Kashian’s “Conan” set explains how comedy prepared her for marriage
Comedian Jackie Kashian stopped by Conan to deliver a stand-up set that was as hilarious as it was a very honest… MORE Jackie Kashian’s “Conan” set explains how comedy prepared her for marriage appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jackie Kashian on Conan
Everything Jackie Kashian knew about relationships before getting married, she’d learned from being in stand-up comedy, and as she told the Conan audience on Wednesday night, that boils down to only three stereotypical jokes. Fortunately for Kashian and for us, she knows how to roll with anyth... [Read More]
On Second Thought with Jackie Kashian
Episode #4 of my new Laughly exclusive miniseries, On Second Thought, is out now with my guest Jackie Kashian. On Second Thought asks: If tragedy plus time equals comedy, then comedy plus time equals what now? We don’t have to go very far back to find Kashian already second- and thir... [Read More]
Jackie Kashian Shows That These Days, There’s No Such Thing as an Apolitical Comedian
As irritated as I was when people said, “If Trump gets elected it will be good for comedy,” I have to admit that they were kind of right. Jackie Kashian’s new album I Am Not the Hero of This Story (out tomorrow on StandUp! Records) is evidence of this. The album is not an entirely ... [Read More]
Scenes from the 2016 All Jane Comedy Festival
I'm staying in a 1960s trailer in a backyard with free bicycle rentals, looking over a fence at an abandoned gas station converted into a food truck pod, and down the block sits In Other Words bookstore, with its front-window sign boasting it's a safe space that will not condone offensive talk or ac... [Read More]
Scenes from the 2016 All Jane Comedy Festival
I'm staying in a 1960s trailer in a backyard with free bicycle rentals, looking over a fence at an abandoned gas station converted into a food truck pod, and down the block sits In Other Words bookstore, with its front-window sign boasting it's a safe space that will not condone offensive talk or ac... [Read More]
Jon Glaser and Brett Gelman Made a Live Episode of ‘You Made It Weird’ Extra Weird
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Pete Holmes invited Eric Andre, Jackie Kashian, Brett Gelman, and Jon Glaser to be guests on a live You Made It Weird recorded at San Francisco’s Outside Lands back in 2012, there was a... [Read More]
Just For Laughs 2016: Awards and anecdotes
The 34th edition of the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal was nothing less than spectacular this year. From the incredible lineup to parties and from the beautiful city it resides in to the people that inhabit it. The festival is an oasis of comedy memories, meet-ups, breakthroughs, and di... [Read More]
Judd Apatow to receive Generation Award at Just For Laughs
Writer, director and producer Judd Apatow is to be honoured with the 2016 Generation Award at the Just For Laughs Awards presented by Air Canada. A longtime friend of the festival, Apatow is being honoured as one of the most important comedic minds of his generation. His career achiev... [Read More]
Episode #65: Jackie Kashian
Jackie Kashian is one of my favorite stand-up comedians to watch live because she knows who she is and makes no apologies for it. That's also probably why Maria Bamford so much enjoys working with her on the road, and why she's had a successful podcast for the past decade and running called The Dork... [Read More]