Comedy Central announces dates for its new round of Half Hours
A while back, Comedy Central announced its class of comedians getting half hour specials on their newly re-branded Comedy Central… MORE Comedy Central announces dates for its new round of Half Hours appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedy Central announces dates for its new round of Half Hours
A while back, Comedy Central announced its class of comedians getting half hour specials on their newly re-branded Comedy Central… MORE Comedy Central announces dates for its new round of Half Hours appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here is the schedule for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents half-hours for Fall 2017
Formerly known as Comedy Central Presents, and later The Half Hour, Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… will deliver 13 new half-hours of stand-up comedy from up-and-comers, coming at you in back-to-back episodes late Friday nights this fall starting Sept. 15, 2017. This season, filme... [Read More]
Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up scene
“Here we go again.” This is a sentiment expressed throughout directors’ Katie Pengra and Dustin Svehlak’s documentary, Funniest. The film follows… MORE Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up... [Read More]
Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up scene
“Here we go again.” This is a sentiment expressed throughout directors’ Katie Pengra and Dustin Svehlak’s documentary, Funniest. The film follows… MORE Comedy doc “Funniest” explores diversity while celebrating the range of Austin’s stand-up... [Read More]
Highlights from the 2017 Funniest Person in Austin finals
The 32nd annual Funniest Person in Austin contest would, like any proper marriage, feature something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Or purple. Plus a round of Rum Runner shots on the house. Cap City Comedy Club bustled and burst forth with mixed emotions on Tuesday night.... [Read More]
Remembering Lashonda Lester, the Funniest Person in Austin
A wave of shock and grief swept through the Austin comedy scene yesterday as news spread that 2016’s Funniest Person in Austin winner Lashonda Lester passed away unexpectedly. Known for her ease on stage, Lester was a consummate professional in both her writing and delivery with jokes that nev... [Read More]
R.I.P. Lashonda Lester, Austin’s funniest person
Just a few weeks ago at SXSW we met the 2016 Funniest Person in Austin. Her name was Lashonda Lester.… MORE R.I.P. Lashonda Lester, Austin’s funniest person appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
RIP Lashonda Lester
Lashonda Lester, a Detroit native named 2016’s Funniest Person in Austin, was supposed to record her first half-hour comedy special for Comedy Central two weeks from tonight in New Orleans. Instead, Lester has died. From Martha Kelly, Austin resident and co-star on FX’s Baskets: “L... [Read More]