How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream Comedy
The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, are legendarily funny. They’re constant bit factories, firing jokes like a minigun. The shorts will upend their own narratives at a moment’s notice... [Read More]
FOX making a Bob’s Burgers movie, coming out 2020
FOX’s Emmy-winning Bob’s Burgers will become a major motion picture. Twentieth Century Fox announced it’ll release the Bob’s Burgers movie on July 17, 2020. “We’re thrilled to be invited to bring Bob’s Burgers to the big screen,” show creator... [Read More]
Comedians are back on the couch in new series “Dr. Katz: The Audio Files”
Next month, therapist to the stars Dr. Katz is back in business after an 18-year hiatus. On June 8, new… MORE Comedians are back on the couch in new series “Dr. Katz: The Audio Files” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“The Bob’s Burgers Music Album” has 107 songs from the show’s first 107 episodes
Keep Sunday, March 12th totally open – that’s the day Sub Pop Records releases the 107-track Bob’s Burgers Music Album,… MORE “The Bob’s Burgers Music Album” has 107 songs from the show’s first 107 episodes appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, H. Jon Benjamin, and John Roberts Developing ‘Edison’ HBO Comedy
The voice behind Linda Belcher has a semi-autobiographical comedy in the works at HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has put into development a dark musical comedy starring John Roberts (Bob’s Burgers) called Edison. Based on Roberts’s life, the show follows “a 4... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, H. Jon Benjamin, and John Roberts Developing ‘Edison’ HBO Comedy
The voice behind Linda Belcher has a semi-autobiographical comedy in the works at HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has put into development a dark musical comedy starring John Roberts (Bob’s Burgers) called Edison. Based on Roberts’s life, the show follows “a 4... [Read More]
Jonathan Katz on ‘Dr. Katz Live,’ Jon Benjamin, and Comedy as Therapy
“A lot of therapists don’t write their own material,” said Jonathan Katz, onstage with David Wain at the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, cracking up the audience while also summing up his 90s animated series, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, and its current, live iteratio... [Read More]
Navigating ‘Pilot Season’ with Sarah Silverman and Sam Seder
If you want to make a movie, you can. That’s not to say it won’t take a lot of work from a lot of friends, and potentially, even more money, but it can be done. Twenty years ago, not so much. That’s what makes the 1997 film Who’s the Caboose? incredible. Co-written and direct... [Read More]
Navigating ‘Pilot Season’ with Sarah Silverman and Sam Seder
If you want to make a movie, you can. That’s not to say it won’t take a lot of work from a lot of friends, and potentially, even more money, but it can be done. Twenty years ago, not so much. That’s what makes the 1997 film Who’s the Caboose? incredible. Co-written and direct... [Read More]
Navigating ‘Pilot Season’ with Sarah Silverman and Sam Seder
If you want to make a movie, you can. That’s not to say it won’t take a lot of work from a lot of friends, and potentially, even more money, but it can be done. Twenty years ago, not so much. That’s what makes the 1997 film Who’s the Caboose? incredible. Co-written and direct... [Read More]