Dave Flebotte talks inside comedy baseball of his Showtime series with Jim Carrey, “I’m Dying Up Here”
I’m Dying Up Here almost didn’t survive to a second season. Dave Flebotte, who with Jim Carrey created the Showtime adaptation of William Knoedelseder’s best-seller about The Comedy Store in the 1970s, told me over the phone last week that when Showtime gave them “a... [Read More]
Brad Williams joins The Degenerates special taping for Netflix
And now there are six. When Netflix announced it would tape six half-hour stand-up specials in June in Las Vegas called The Degenerates, they’d only listed five names. Now Brad Williams has joined the lineup, which previously included Big Jay Oakerson, Liza Treyger, Christina P, Yamaneika Saun... [Read More]
Netflix producing new half-hour stand-up showcase series, “The Degenerates”
Netflix has ordered up another round of half-hour stand-up comedy specials, this time with a twist. Instead of calling them The Standups, Netflix is calling these comedians The Degenerates. What does that mean, exactly? Here’s the official description: The country’s funniest, delinquent ... [Read More]
Netflix producing new half-hour stand-up showcase series, “The Degenerates”
Netflix has ordered up another round of half-hour stand-up comedy specials, this time with a twist. Instead of calling them The Standups, Netflix is calling these comedians The Degenerates. What does that mean, exactly? Here’s the official description: The country’s funniest, delinquent ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Joey Edmonds
Joey Edmonds had an impact on the comedy world twice, first as half of the duo Edmonds and Curley, then for future generations of stand-up comedians performing at colleges across America as agent/manager of Joey Edmonds Presents. Edmonds died over the weekend. Born Joe Putzer, he grew up in Oshkosh,... [Read More]
Episode #139: Billy Gardell
Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the hit CBS sitcom, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs for six seasons, and you can see him still in syndication there, as well as in his other previous recurring roles on Lucky; Yes, Dear; and My Name Is Earl. He now co-stars as the col... [Read More]
Episode #139: Billy Gardell
Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the hit CBS sitcom, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs for six seasons, and you can see him still in syndication there, as well as in his other previous recurring roles on Lucky; Yes, Dear; and My Name Is Earl. He now co-stars as the col... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Joey Diaz “Socially Unacceptable”
Originally from Cuba, Joey Diaz got his start in comedy by telling jokes while serving time at a correctional facility… MORE Cool thing to buy this week: Joey Diaz “Socially Unacceptable” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Joey Diaz “Socially Unacceptable”
Originally from Cuba, Joey Diaz got his start in comedy by telling jokes while serving time at a correctional facility… MORE Cool thing to buy this week: Joey Diaz “Socially Unacceptable” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Seeso’s first Stand-up Streaming Festival is officially underway
This post is in partnership with Seeso. Visit seeso.com for a free 1-month trial, and just $3.99 a month after that. There’s no better time to dive into Seeso’s first ever Stand-Up Streaming Festival which is now officially underway. 90 comics in 12 weeks with 0 lines. Even though the fe... [Read More]