National Lampoon and Stage 32 offer $5,000 feature film screenwriting contest
National Lampoon and Stage 32 have launched a contest to find the next great comedy screenwriter. The contest, which is taking submissions through July, offers a grand prize of $5,000 with an 18-month option at the Lampoon, as well as mentoring from Lampoon creatives and executives. “We’... [Read More]
Puppets get all kinds of dirty in the redband trailer for “The Happytime Murders”
If you’ve ever wanted to know what it would look like if The Muppets weren’t warm and fluffy, then Melissa… MORE Puppets get all kinds of dirty in the redband trailer for “The Happytime Murders” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Vanessa Bayer, Gillian Jacobs, and Phoebe Robinson are traveling to “Ibiza” for new Netflix movie
Netflix just rolled out a trailer for its next big comedy movie. This one, Ibiza stars Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer,… MORE Vanessa Bayer, Gillian Jacobs, and Phoebe Robinson are traveling to “Ibiza” for new Netflix movie appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer, and Phoebe Robinson Star in the Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Ibiza’
Last year, Vanessa Bayer, Gillian Jacobs, and Phoebe Robinson signed on to star in a Netflix comedy together called Ibiza, and today the streaming network released the trailer. Written by Lauren Kahn and directed by Alex Richanbach, the movie centers on Jacobs as “a woman who goes on a busines... [Read More]
Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer, and Phoebe Robinson Star in the Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Ibiza’
Last year, Vanessa Bayer, Gillian Jacobs, and Phoebe Robinson signed on to star in a Netflix comedy together called Ibiza, and today the streaming network released the trailer. Written by Lauren Kahn and directed by Alex Richanbach, the movie centers on Jacobs as “a woman who goes on a busines... [Read More]
‘Wet Hot American Summer: The Annotated Screenplay’ to Be Released in October
Wet Hot fans, rejoice, because David Wain and Michael Showalter have something extra special coming out this fall. On Twitter today, Wain announced that he and Showalter will be releasing Wet Hot American Summer: The Annotated Screenplay. The book features a preface by Jesse... [Read More]
‘Weird Movies’: This Week in Insane Animation
Written and voiced by Steven Markow and animated by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo, Weird Movies will take over your brain. No, really. I’ve watched it seven times –it’s David Firth’s Salad Fingers for a new generation. It’s depraved but evolved in its shock value and ... [Read More]
‘Weird Movies’: This Week in Insane Animation
Written and voiced by Steven Markow and animated by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo, Weird Movies will take over your brain. No, really. I’ve watched it seven times –it’s David Firth’s Salad Fingers for a new generation. It’s depraved but evolved in its shock value and ... [Read More]
Jason Mantzoukas Road Trip Comedy Set to Debut in November
The Long Dumb Road, a comedy starring Jason Mantzoukas and Tony Revolori and directed by Hannah Fidell, has sold its North American distribution rights to Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group, according to Deadline. In the film, which debuted at Sundance this year, Mantzoukas (The Lea... [Read More]
The Simpsons ineptly defends Apu as once upon a time “applauded and inoffensive”
On Sunday night’s episode of The Simpsons, the writers had little Lisa give advice to her mom about something or other, using it instead as an opportunity to defend themselves against charges of racism for having a white actor voice an Indian character with a heavily stereotyped accent. &ldquo... [Read More]