Tight 15s: Netflix orders bunch of new, shorter stand-up specials
Netflix made waves two years ago by ramping up production of stand-up specials to almost one per week. Last year, the streaming giant also introduced a handful of half-hour specials called The Standups. In 2018, they’re halving that half! Netflix will make at least 16 new stand-up specials tha... [Read More]
Crapshoot Comedy Festival released full schedule including 2 ACLU benefits with Tig Notaro
Today, Crapshoot Comedy Festival announced its full lineup of performers. It’s a robust list of stand-up comedy taking place right… MORE Crapshoot Comedy Festival released full schedule including 2 ACLU benefits with Tig Notaro appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Crapshoot Comedy Festival released full schedule including 2 ACLU benefits with Tig Notaro
Today, Crapshoot Comedy Festival announced its full lineup of performers. It’s a robust list of stand-up comedy taking place right… MORE Crapshoot Comedy Festival released full schedule including 2 ACLU benefits with Tig Notaro appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
We need to talk about black women in comedy: VH1’s “All Jokes Aside”
If you think it’s still tough out there in the comedy trenches for a woman wanting to make it as a stand-up, then just imagine what it must be like for a black women. Heck, don’t imagine it. Go out and talk to some black women in comedy. That’s what the new short documentary, All [... [Read More]
National Comedy Center, CNN partner for live promotion tour of “The History of Comedy”
In support of the series launch of The History of Comedy, CNN Original Series in partnership with the National Comedy… MORE National Comedy Center, CNN partner for live promotion tour of “The History of Comedy” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Your guide to the 2016 New York Comedy Festival
Everybody loves a comedy festival. And in this year of 2016, it doesn't just feel as though every city has its own comedy festival, because not only do they, but oftentimes, several cities have recruited all-star comedy lineups to their region on the same weekend. And New York City can feel like a c... [Read More]
Your guide to the 2016 New York Comedy Festival
Everybody loves a comedy festival. And in this year of 2016, it doesn't just feel as though every city has its own comedy festival, because not only do they, but oftentimes, several cities have recruited all-star comedy lineups to their region on the same weekend. And New York City can feel like a c... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Michelle Buteau “Shut Up!”
MICHELLE BUTEAU SHUT UP! Amazon | iTunes The hilariously bold and bawdy Michelle Buteau, couldn’’t be happier with her Dutch husband but she explains the unexpected hurdles that come with marrying into a “”vintage White”” family. Buteau’’s new digital albu... [Read More]
Michelle Buteau Is Not Sassy
Don’t ask Michelle Buteau how she would describe her comedy. “The worst question people can ask me is, ‘How would I describe my brand of comedy?’ I just go, ‘Funny.’ I like to let other people describe me, because you never know what they see.” If you’... [Read More]