Coming in October 2017: “Too Funny to Fail,” a Hulu documentary about The Dana Carvey Show
Hulu announced its fall 2017 slate of original programming, and among the highlights, there’s the debut of Sarah Silverman’s first talk show, I Love You, America (premiering Oct. 12, 2017), and a documentary about The Dana Carvey Show, called Too Funny to Fail. Of course, in spite of boa... [Read More]
Comedy’s Authentic Lies
Since (not entirely voluntarily) retiring from screenwriting, I wrote Funny: The Book / Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Comedy. When sales skyrocketed into double figures, a university invited me to a conference about ethics in standup comedy. But really, what kind of humorless, self-impo... [Read More]
Louis C.K. just released a new film, LGBT street gang doc “Check It,” via his website
This afternoon, comedian and producer Louis C.K. sent out an email, announcing a brand new release available on his website:… MORE Louis C.K. just released a new film, LGBT street gang doc “Check It,” via his website appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Louis C.K. just released a new documentary about an LGBT street gang “Check It,” via his website
This afternoon, comedian and producer Louis C.K. sent out an email, announcing a brand new release available on his website:… MORE Louis C.K. just released a new documentary about an LGBT street gang “Check It,” via his website appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Just Released LGBT Gang Documentary ‘Check It’ on His Website
Louis C.K. just revealed that he has a brand new project available on his website today, and it’s a little different than the usual release. Titled Check It, the documentary premiered at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York, is executive produced by Steve Buscemi, and centers on... [Read More]
April 2017’s Best Standup Specials: The Lucas Brothers, Brent Weinbach, and More
After a jam-packed March, April eased up a bit in terms of standup special quantity, but delivered some serious quality offerings. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month. Louis C.K. – 2017 (Netflix) 2017 is Louis’ seventh special and the first in which h... [Read More]
‘Atlanta,’ ‘Horace and Pete,’ ‘Better Things,’ and ‘Veep’ Win Peabody Awards
The seven entertainment winners of this year’s Peabody Awards were announced today, and the list is dominated by comedy series. Donald Glover’s FX series Atlanta was named a winner alongside HBO’s Veep and two Louis C.K. projects (Horace and Pete and Pamela Adlo... [Read More]
Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy
Last week, when Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live, one of the episode’s best sketches was “Birthday Clown,” in which… MORE Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy
Last week, when Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live, one of the episode’s best sketches was “Birthday Clown,” in which… MORE Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]