Episode #196: Brian Volk-Weiss
Brian Volk-Weiss is the founding president of Comedy Dynamics, which grew out of New Wave Entertainment to become the largest independent stand-up comedy production and distribution company. You see the Comedy Dynamics logo on almost every new stand-up special you see these days, no matter where you... [Read More]
Comedy Dynamics spun off from New Wave Entertainment and into new Nacelle Company
In recent years, New Wave Entertainment has shifted its focus, expanding and begetting new divisions. A production arm called New Wave Dynamics has since redefined itself as Comedy Dynamics, and today, NWE announced it had spun off Comedy Dynamics as part of another company entirely: Nacelle Company... [Read More]
Episode #74: Jack Vaughn
Jack Vaughn launched Comedy Central Records in 2002 thanks to his love of Mitch Hedberg and other unappreciated comedians of the time, and won four Best Comedy Album Grammys with them. A decade later, he moved to Hollywood and joined Comedy Dynamics and New Wave, where Vaughn executive produced... [Read More]
Episode #74: Jack Vaughn
Jack Vaughn launched Comedy Central Records in 2002 thanks to his love of Mitch Hedberg and other unappreciated comedians of the time, and won four Best Comedy Album Grammys with them. A decade later, he moved to Hollywood and joined Comedy Dynamics and New Wave, where Vaughn executive produced... [Read More]
Jack Vaughn joins SiriusXM as Head of Comedy Programming
Hot off the heels of producing three of the five Grammy nominees for Comedy Album of the Year, Jack Vaughn has a brand-new gig as head of comedy programming for SiriusXM satellite radio. Vaughn, who created Comedy Central Records in 2002, had worked at Comedy Dynamics and New Wave as their senior vi... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Jeff Garcia “Low Budget Madness”
There’s a lot of stuff out there in the world vying for both your attention and your hard-earned dollars. The Laugh Button is here to help you make the right decisions when it comes to purchasing funny things. Here’s what’s cool to buy this week. Jeff Garcia: Low Budget Madness Pur... [Read More]
Chris Laker “Moments of Greatness” (review)
In an interview with Cringe Humor, Chris Laker was asked how he would describe his comedy to someone who’s never seen his act. “I talk about grown-up sh*t,” Laker affirmed. Yes, he totally does. “I’ve made some life choices that maybe not everybody has done.” Yes,... [Read More]
Comedy Dynamics launches lineup of archived stand-up comedy specials on Hulu
New Wave's Comedy Dynamics debuted its new Hulu channel today. You can check out the following stand-up comedy specials at your convenience, free of charge. The initial lineup at launch includes: Louie Anderson, Big Baby Boomer (2012) Josh Blue, Sticky Change (2012) Kyle Cease, Weirder. Blacker.... [Read More]
Hulu Plus launching comedy channel from Comedy Dynamics
Comedy Dynamics, owner of New Wave Entertainment, that name you see on a title card before many of your favorite Netflix stand-up comedy specials, is launching its own comedy channel on Hulu and Hulu Plus beginning July 29. The channel will offer stand-up specials and behind-the-scenes footage from ... [Read More]
Comedy Dynamics uploading entire stand-up comedy archives to new Hulu channel
Hulu is getting a stand-up comedy boost as its streaming options soon will boast the archived collection from New Wave Entertainment's stand-up special catalogue. The Comedy Dynamics channel will debut July 29 on Hulu, with specials both on the free service as well as the paid Hulu Plus subscription... [Read More]