2018 Montreal New Faces contenders will get TV credits thanks to new Amazon Prime docuseries
If you were wondering how in the heck New Faces would matter in Montreal once ICM bought a stake in Just For Laughs, here’s a new one for you: Even the comedians who don’t get New Faces this year might get TV credits! Amazon announced today it’s filming a six-episode docuseries in ... [Read More]
Episode #202: Brandon Rogers
Brandon Rogers is a YouTube star with four million subscribers and one Streamy Award to his credit. He has starred in two webseries, Sam and Stuff for Facebook, and Magic Funhouse for Fullscreen. Brandon was a New Face at Just For Laughs in 2017, and he stopped by my studio while he’s on his f... [Read More]
Sam Jay to tape her first comedy album in NYC on September 21st
Sam Jay is on a tear right now, the comedian just returned from Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival where she… MORE Sam Jay to tape her first comedy album in NYC on September 21st appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
First impressions: New Faces of Comedy at Just For Laughs Montreal 2017
First things first: The best performances from Wednesday night’s debut New Faces showcases in Montreal came from Taylor Tomlinson, Martin Urbano, Preacher Lawson, Sam Jay and James Austin Johnson. Secondly: The early showcase Wednesday (Group 1) was otherwise solid from top to bottom, des... [Read More]
Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces
One of the year’s most anticipated lists is finally here: Just For Laughs has released its 2017 class of New… MORE Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces
One of the year’s most anticipated lists is finally here: Just For Laughs has released its 2017 class of New… MORE Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
And now there is a fourth New Faces category, for Creators
Just when you thought you’d never get called to Montreal’s New Faces at Just For Laughs because all of your comedy is on Snapchat and Instagram, and sometimes on YouTube, well, do I have news for you…(and my apologies to “Vine Stars”) Introducing New Faces: Creators. D... [Read More]
Episode #137: Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on WFMU. Jo was recently named a New Face at the 2016 Just For Laughs Festival. And if you like puns, check out Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers, based on the live show she […] [Read More]