2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #10 to #1
#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 #10 to #1 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Comedy Curator’s Christmas Cuts
While I am not usually a fan of these kinds of lists, I do miss my annual tradition of sending holiday mix tapes, and later mix CDs, to friends and family. So a few caveats. Please note that this playlist does not suggest any particular hierarchy, but rather is sequenced in my suggested order of [&h... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Explains Why Trump Is Like “Sour Cream in a Sauna” for Comedians on ‘Conan’
Here’ a clip from Patton Oswalt’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where he and O’Brien talk about the very misguided idea that Donald Trump is “great for comedy” and how the speed at which Trump creates ridiculously terrible news actually makes comedy a lot more... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Explains Why Trump Is Like “Sour Cream in a Sauna” for Comedians on ‘Conan’
Here’ a clip from Patton Oswalt’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where he and O’Brien talk about the very misguided idea that Donald Trump is “great for comedy” and how the speed at which Trump creates ridiculously terrible news actually makes comedy a lot more... [Read More]
Here are your comedy writers nominated for the 2018 WGA Awards
Whither original short-form online comedy? The Writers Guild of America revealed today this year’s nominees, with winners named in simultaneous ceremonies Feb. 11, 2018, in New York City (hosted by Amber Ruffin) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). The WGA Award nominations included grea... [Read More]
Review: Patton Oswalt, “Annihilation” on Netflix
Patton Oswalt personal and professional lives have seen their highest highs and lowest lows over the past year and a half. Oswalt lost his wife suddenly and unexpectedly, and received a Grammy nomination the next day (which he’d later win, as well as an Emmy for the same special). He and his y... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt attempts to make Mick Huckabee’s political jokes funny
Sometimes, you just have to leave it up to the professionals. If you follow Governor Mike Huckabee on Twitter, you… MORE Patton Oswalt attempts to make Mick Huckabee’s political jokes funny appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Returns to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ to Perform More of Mike Huckabee’s Twitter Jokes
Back in March, Patton Oswalt appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to deliver some Mike Huckabee-style standup, and since then Huckabee has written a lot more terrible material just waiting to get the Oswalt treatment. So during last night’s show, Kimmel invited him back for a brand new round of ... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Returns to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ to Perform More of Mike Huckabee’s Twitter Jokes
Back in March, Patton Oswalt appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to deliver some Mike Huckabee-style standup, and since then Huckabee has written a lot more terrible material just waiting to get the Oswalt treatment. So during last night’s show, Kimmel invited him back for a brand new round of ... [Read More]