Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon Developing ‘Little America’ Anthology Series at Apple
The Big Sick’s Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon have a new project in the works at Apple. According to Deadline, Apple has put into development a half-hour anthology series called Little America. Written by Lee Eisenberg (The Office, SMILF), the series is described as “a small, collec... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Jordan Peele and Greta Gerwig now and forever known as Academy Award nominees
What a huge day for comedians and comedy fans. Please welcome Academy Award nominees Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, for writing a screenplay based on how they met and fell in love, in The Big Sick; Jordan Peele, for writing and directing one of 2017’s best movies and commentaries on race... [Read More]
The Critics Choice Awards for best comedy work in TV and film from 2017
The 23rd annual Critics Choice Awards, handed out by members of the critics associations for movies and for broadcast television, went out Thursday in a live broadcast on The CW. You can find the full list of winners here. But here are the winners from among our comedy friends: Movies BEST COMEDY&nb... [Read More]
The Critics Choice Awards for best comedy work in TV and film from 2017
The 23rd annual Critics Choice Awards, handed out by members of the critics associations for movies and for broadcast television, went out Thursday in a live broadcast on The CW. You can find the full list of winners here. But here are the winners from among our comedy friends: Movies BEST COMEDY&nb... [Read More]
Episode #187: 2017 Comedy MVPs with Jason Zinoman of the New York Times
For a third consecutive year, New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman has invited me into his home so we can tackle the year in comedy, but hopefully from a largely positive standpoint by focusing on the MVPs, the most valuable performers in comedy this year. In 2017, despite the Trump effect hav... [Read More]
It’s comedians talking about #2 in new Sklar Brothers documentary
There’s a book we’ve read as a kid called Everybody Poops, and now there’s a documentary by the Sklar Bros.… MORE It’s comedians talking about #2 in new Sklar Brothers documentary appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani Helms a Standout ‘SNL’
Here it is, the first certified banger of SNL season 43! It’s almost like comedy is better when comedians do it. Who’da thought? Don’t get me wrong, part of the fun for the SNL nerd is seeing people go against their very serious brand. I can ask myself “How are the folks at S... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani believes if you’re going to be racist, be an informed one in “Saturday Night Live” monologue
Last night Kumail Nanjiani hosted Saturday Night Live in an episode that was probably the best so far of the… MORE Kumail Nanjiani believes if you’re going to be racist, be an informed one in “Saturday Night Live” monologue appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani believes if you’re going to be racist, be an informed one in “Saturday Night Live” monologue
Last night Kumail Nanjiani hosted Saturday Night Live in an episode that was probably the best so far of the… MORE Kumail Nanjiani believes if you’re going to be racist, be an informed one in “Saturday Night Live” monologue appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani monologue for Saturday Night Live
Kumail Nanjiani hosted the Oct. 14, 2017, episode of Saturday Night Live (season 43, episode 3) and delivered a stand-up comedy monologue that was as funny as it was heartfelt. Much like his critically-acclaimed movie from earlier this year, The Big Sick. Nanjiani touched not only on how his Muslim ... [Read More]