Comedians threaten boycott of New Yorker Fest over invite to Steve Bannon; magazine rescinds invite
And how was your Labor Day? The New Yorker Fest announced its star-studded list of attendees for one-on-one talks Oct. 5-7, 2018, and one name stopped several of the stars from attending. Steve Bannon, the co-founder of Cambridge Analytica, the data-mining firm that helped Donald Trump win the White... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia Announces Off-Broadway Show ‘The New One’
Mike Birbiglia’s The New One standup tour is turning into a new Off-Broadway show. According to Vulture, Birbiglia’s latest one-man show directed by Seth Barrish will debut at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York for a limited run, with previews sta... [Read More]
2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11
#50-#41 | #40-#31 | #30-#21 | #20-#11 | #10-#1 As we close the book on 2017, The Laugh Button staff… MORE 2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #20 to #11 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia launches limited podcast to celebrate his past, look to his future.
A few weeks back, Mike Birbiglia announced a Fall tour for his new comedy special, The New One. He also… MORE Mike Birbiglia launches limited podcast to celebrate his past, look to his future. appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Judd Apatow’s new comedy special, “The Return” will premiere on Netflix in December
At the beginning of the summer Judd Apatow made the announcement that he was returning to stand-up comedy with a… MORE Judd Apatow’s new comedy special, “The Return” will premiere on Netflix in December appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Judd Apatow’s new comedy special, “The Return” will premiere on Netflix in December
At the beginning of the summer Judd Apatow made the announcement that he was returning to stand-up comedy with a… MORE Judd Apatow’s new comedy special, “The Return” will premiere on Netflix in December appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia talking about old jokes on SiriusXM to promote his current tour of new jokes
Mike Birbiglia will launch a five-part interview series this week on SiriusXM Comedy Greats channel 94 that looks back on the making of his previous stand-up comedy albums. “The Old Ones” kicks off Thursday with John Mulaney talking with Birbiglia about what went into his first album,&nb... [Read More]
Jeff Ross Presents Stand-Up on the Spot with Jeremiah Watkins, Live at Just For Laughs
“Have you ever seen a saxophone opening a stand up comedy set? I don’t think so. Anything can happen on Stand Up on the Spot!” Jeremiah Watkins, the host of Jeff Ross Presents Stand-Up On the Spot, made his entrance Tuesday night playing the sax while his sidekick, Avery Pearson, t... [Read More]
2017 JFL Awards winners announced, honorees include Jim Carrey, Ali Wong, and Mike Birbiglia
Later this month, in addition to hosting several hundred shows featuring the funniest performers from around the world, Montreal’s Just… MORE 2017 JFL Awards winners announced, honorees include Jim Carrey, Ali Wong, and Mike Birbiglia appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
2017 JFL Awards winners announced, honorees include Jim Carrey, Ali Wong, and Mike Birbiglia
Later this month, in addition to hosting several hundred shows featuring the funniest performers from around the world, Montreal’s Just… MORE 2017 JFL Awards winners announced, honorees include Jim Carrey, Ali Wong, and Mike Birbiglia appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]