Roast Battle II begins four-night primetime run on Comedy Central: Watch the previews now!
Roast Battle II begins a four-night run tonight, with new episodes at 10 p.m. Eastern/Pacific Thursday-Sunday, following the action as 16 stand-up comedians roast each other in front of celebrity judges until only one reigns supreme live on Sunday night on Comedy Central. I could’ve sworn that... [Read More]
Here are your comedians battling for the Roast Battle II title on Comedy Central
While you’ve been enjoying the “Regionals” coverage of Roast Battles Sunday nights on Comedy Central, the series has announced the 16 stand-up comedians still in the running for the Roast Battle II title. Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle II will tape the head-to-head competitions wi... [Read More]
Help Barry Crimmins recover from his car accident
If you haven’t heard, comedians Barry Crimmins and Kurt Metzger were in a car accident while on their You’re Making… MORE Help Barry Crimmins recover from his car accident appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Kurt Metzger’s Appearance on ‘Bennington Show’ Was Revealing, but Not In the Way He Intended
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Kurt Metzger is known primarily for two things: for being an Emmy-winning writer for Inside Amy Schumer and for getting into furious online fights with prominent feminists like Lindy West that qui... [Read More]
The Interrobang’s “Comedy 101” on SiriusXM: An open mic comedian’s fever dream/nightmare come to life
The open mic holds everything for the new, aspiring comedian. The alpha and the omega, the dream and the nightmare, but the above all else, the primary entry point for stand-up comedy. An open mic often promises no regular audience members; instead, empty chairs up front and a gaggle of snickering o... [Read More]
Inside Amy Schumer’s fifth season unlikely before late 2017
Inside Amy Schumer, winner of two Emmys in 2015 and nominated for four more Emmy Awards this year, might not return for its fifth season on Comedy Central in time for the 2017 award season. If it returns at all. That point underscored and hinted at last night by Schumer herself on Twitter, after fac... [Read More]
Rape Accusations Against a UCB Performer Have Sparked an Ugly But Important Debate in the Comedy Community
Last weekend, Facebook filled up with posts by various comedians and writers in New York after news broke that both UCB theaters in the city decided to ban a male comedian after multiple women came forward with rape allegations against him. Over the next few days, a dialogue opened up online about h... [Read More]
Rape Accusations Against a UCB Performer Have Sparked an Ugly But Important Debate in the Comedy Community
Last weekend, Facebook filled up with posts by various comedians and writers in New York after news broke that both UCB theaters in the city decided to ban a male comedian after multiple women came forward with rape allegations against him. Over the next few days, a dialogue opened up online about h... [Read More]