The Three Tiers of ‘SNL’s Five-Timers Club
In 1990, Saturday Night Live fans were introduced to the Five-Timers Club, the extremely exclusive organization that only a handful of hosts can ever dream of being part of. Originally, Tom Hanks was brought into the fold by Steve Martin and Paul Simon (who, for the record, has only actually hosted ... [Read More]
The Three Tiers of ‘SNL’s Five-Timers Club
In 1990, Saturday Night Live fans were introduced to the Five-Timers Club, the extremely exclusive organization that only a handful of hosts can ever dream of being part of. Originally, Tom Hanks was brought into the fold by Steve Martin and Paul Simon (who, for the record, has only actually hosted ... [Read More]
Aimee Mann’s Best Comedy Crossover Moments
Before deciding on a title for her new album, Aimee Mann told a friend that her record was full of her “usual songs about mental illness.” Mann, whose songs often delve into life’s melancholies, began to see the humor in another friend’s suggestion that she call the album Men... [Read More]
Aimee Mann’s Best Comedy Crossover Moments
Before deciding on a title for her new album, Aimee Mann told a friend that her record was full of her “usual songs about mental illness.” Mann, whose songs often delve into life’s melancholies, began to see the humor in another friend’s suggestion that she call the album Men... [Read More]
The Five Ways a ‘Simpsons’ Episode Can Be Great
This week, The Simpsons celebrated its 30th birthday. On April 19, 1987, the show debuted as a sketch on The Tracey Ullman Show, and the rest is history. Once turned into a full-length sitcom, it became one of the greatest TV shows of all time, quite possibly the greatest. Throughout the show’... [Read More]
Five of David Letterman’s Best Late Night Donald Trump Takedowns
Each time Donald Trump appeared on a late night show during his presidential campaign he often left unscathed. Stephen Colbert made a wholehearted attempt to corner Trump during a one-on-one interview in 2015, but the (alleged) billionaire dodged the host’s inquiry for an apology and surprisin... [Read More]
5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world
Vogue has compiled a list of “5 Comedians Who Might Help You Stay Sane for the Next 4 Years,” a group… MORE 5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world
Vogue has compiled a list of “5 Comedians Who Might Help You Stay Sane for the Next 4 Years,” a group… MORE 5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Rolling Stone updated its “50 Best Stand-up Comics of All Time” rankings
In honor of the new year, Rolling Stone writer Matthew Love has updated his list of the “50 Best Stand-up… MORE Rolling Stone updated its “50 Best Stand-up Comics of All Time” rankings appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Rolling Stone presents an updated “50 Best Stand-Ups of All Time,” as of 2017
My friend Matthew Love just delivered unto us a new list/ranking worth debating over at Rolling Stone, sponsored by HBO’s new series about stand-up comedians, Crashing. You can read Love’s take (he used to be Time Out New York‘s Comedy Editor) on each of the comedians at Rolling St... [Read More]