Before ‘Rick and Morty,’ Dan Harmon Tried to Reinvent Acceptable Television with ‘Acceptable.TV’
The idea of entertainment as an entity separate from the internet is one that is for the most part dead. Every movie must have social media tie-ins, every book a video trailer, every TV show a second screen experience. For just a moment, imagine a strange, distant land called “Cable TV in 2007... [Read More]
The First Recorded Episode of ‘The Dead Authors Podcast’ Offers a Fascinating, Educational, but Mostly Entertaining Look Behind the Scenes
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. The Dead Authors Podcast ended its run a few years back with a 50th chapter on L. Frank Baum, the man who gave us The Wizard of Oz, at the very tail end of 2015. But immediately before that e... [Read More]
2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11
#50-#41 | #40-#31 | #30-#21 | #20-#11 | #10-#1 As we close the book on 2017, The Laugh Button staff… MORE 2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jen Kirkman announces “All New Material Girl” US tour
After a stint in Montreal for the Just For Laughs festival, we come back to the states to learn that… MORE Jen Kirkman announces “All New Material Girl” US tour appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jen Kirkman announces “All New Material Girl” US tour
After a stint in Montreal for the Just For Laughs festival, we come back to the states to learn that… MORE Jen Kirkman announces “All New Material Girl” US tour appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Review: Jen Kirkman brings her “Irrational Thoughts” to Just For Laughs Montreal
Jen Kirkman comes out singing and swinging in her newest stand-up hour. As Kirkman told the audience Tuesday night during the weeklong run of her new show, “Irrational Thoughts,” at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival: “I like to come out singing because I feel like the ... [Read More]
Review: Jen Kirkman brings her “Irrational Thoughts” to Just For Laughs Montreal
Jen Kirkman comes out singing and swinging in her newest stand-up hour. As Kirkman told the audience Tuesday night during the weeklong run of her new show, “Irrational Thoughts,” at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival: “I like to come out singing because I feel like the ... [Read More]
Secrets from secret lady comedy Facebook groups
You may have heard or read about secret Facebook groups for women in comedy over the past couple of years, as women have taken back the initiative to not let men and predators get away with sexual misconduct inside or outside of comedy venues. In the second episode of her series, “Woman Online... [Read More]
Jen Kirkman: Comedy’s Matthew McConaughey
After doing comedy in Boston for a year, Jen Kirkman made the move to New York City, where from 1998 to 2002 she performed anywhere she could get stage time, including laundromats, lofts, and a spot in Long Island dubbed “The Worst Comedy Club” by Jerry Seinfeld. Last year Kirkman return... [Read More]