Big Jay Oakerson leads Netflix’s degenerate stand-up series
Netflix has released a trailer for their new stand-up showcase The Degenerates. The new original series will feature, what the trailer promises to be, crude, rude, and offensive comedy. The show has been confirmed for six 30-minute episodes featuring raunchy comics like Big Jay Oakerson, Joey Diaz, ... [Read More]
“The Degenerates” are coming to Netflix
The third round of Netflix’s half hour comedy specials is taking slight change in direction. In fact, the streaming giant… MORE “The Degenerates” are coming to Netflix appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“The Degenerates” are coming to Netflix
The third round of Netflix’s half hour comedy specials is taking slight change in direction. In fact, the streaming giant… MORE “The Degenerates” are coming to Netflix appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
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]