Guy Branum asked to defend his ideas about comedy culture on The Comedy Cellar podcast
The last few weeks have seen a lot of controversy related to men in power making gross transgressions toward women.… MORE Guy Branum asked to defend his ideas about comedy culture on The Comedy Cellar podcast appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Carl Reiner Goes ‘Black on the Air’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
A conversation with Vulture’s Jesse David Fox about Good One podcast and Vulture Festival LA
After our obligatory Portlandia conversation, myself calling from Portland, Vulture Senior Editor Jesse David Fox was quick to joke, “Is… MORE A conversation with Vulture’s Jesse David Fox about Good One podcast and Vulture Festival LA appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Getting Personal with Gilbert Gottfried
Judd Apatow calls it “hilarious, oddly moving.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “remarkable, fascinating, totally unexpected.” Even Anthony Jeselnik skipped the jokes for a rare minute to say, “This film is a hilarious, humanizing, and shockingly intimate portrait ... [Read More]
Marc Maron on Louis C.K.: “This Is Obviously a Fucking Massive, Turbulent Learning Moment for Men”
Since last week’s New York Times report was published confirming the long-running rumors about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct, a handful of comedians have responded to the news by reflecting on their own experiences as well as what lessons the comedy world can learn from this g... [Read More]
Finding the Humor in Parenting with ‘One Bad Mother’
I’ve been keeping tabs on motherhood for about a year now; out of the corner of my eye, I can see it coming at me sometime in the next few years. It is a strange topic: too serious to bring up casually at parties, and somehow I only hear people talking about parenthood after they […] [Read More]
Episode #181: Colton Dunn
Colton Dunn began performing improv comedy while still a teenager in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dunn moved to New York City just in time to join the upstart Upright Citizens Brigade, then went to Amsterdam to perform with Boom Chicago. When he returned to the U.S., Dunn wrote and performed on MADtv, Prete... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Lauren Lapkus and Jon Gabrus Are ‘Raised by TV’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Christmas Invades Halloween in an Instant-Classic Episode of ‘With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Lauren Lapkus and Paul F. Tompkins’ chemistry has been perfected on countless Comedy Bang Bang recordings and live appearances together. They’re two of the podcasting world’... [Read More]
Episode #180: Judah Friedlander
Judah Friedlander may be best known for playing TV writer Frank Rossitano on the hit NBC sitcom, 30 Rock, but Judah has been making his appearance felt on screens big and small, with or without his trademark trucker hats. From his roles in films such as American Splendor, The Wrestler, Wet Hot Ameri... [Read More]