New York Comedy Festival announces 2018 headliners
The New York Comedy Festival turns 15 this November, and its quinceañera will celebrate with headlining performances by Bill Burr, Jimmy Carr, David Cross, Desus & Mero, Dan Harmon’s Harmontown, Gabriel Iglesias, Jim Jefferies, Anthony Jeselnik, Jo Koy, Bert Kreischer, Marc Mar... [Read More]
Bill Burr, Marc Maron, Anthony Jeselnik, and more to headline The New York Comedy Festival
The New York Comedy Festival is returning to NYC for its 15th year and they have big plans for things… MORE Bill Burr, Marc Maron, Anthony Jeselnik, and more to headline The New York Comedy Festival appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedy Central launching UK festival in October 2018
Hot off the heels of launching a successful comedy and music festival in San Francisco with the second annual Clusterfest, Comedy Central is ready to do it up across the pond with a three-day stand-up fest in the UK. Jimmy Carr, Russell Howard and Katherine Ryan will headline Comedy Central Live, de... [Read More]
Netflix orders Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and D.L. Hughley to ‘Fix’ topical problems
The Fix is in at Netflix. Yes, groan all you want. Then ask comedians Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and D.L. Hughley to fix that, too. The streaming platform has announced it has ordered up 10 episodes of a topical panel show starring the three comedians — Carr will host, while Ryan and Hughley c... [Read More]
Comedy Central is doing a Roast Battle UK, with Jimmy Carr hosting
Jimmy Carr won the inaugural “Roast Masters Invitational” tournament at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival in 2015 that helped Jeff Ross land a Comedy Central series deal for Roast Battle. So it’s fitting that Carr will host the UK adaptation of Roast Battle UK for Comedy Ce... [Read More]
Jeff Ross Presents Stand-Up on the Spot with Jeremiah Watkins, Live at Just For Laughs
“Have you ever seen a saxophone opening a stand up comedy set? I don’t think so. Anything can happen on Stand Up on the Spot!” Jeremiah Watkins, the host of Jeff Ross Presents Stand-Up On the Spot, made his entrance Tuesday night playing the sax while his sidekick, Avery Pearson, t... [Read More]
Jimmy Carr's 'greatest hits': 15 years of thuggish jokes and tawdry stereotypes
In a long-running tour, the supercilious standup brings back old gags, leaving a bad smell – and a loveless worldview – in his wake‘I’m jealous of bands,” Jimmy Carr told the NME when his current tour was conceived, 18 months ago. “You go and see a band, and they ... [Read More]
Jimmy Carr's 'greatest hits': 15 years of thuggish jokes and tawdry stereotypes
In a long-running tour, the supercilious standup brings back old gags, leaving a bad smell – and a loveless worldview – in his wake‘I’m jealous of bands,” Jimmy Carr told the NME when his current tour was conceived, 18 months ago. “You go and see a band, and they ... [Read More]
The Comedian's Comedian: the podcast that gets inside funny people's heads
Part podcast, part therapy session, The Comedian’s Comedian offers a peek into the inner life of standups. Meet its creator, Stuart Goldsmith“I basically find a comedian, find out how they write their jokes, find out if they’re depressed – if they’re not, tell them they... [Read More]