“Hi Bob!” Bob Newhart releases new podcast exclusively on Audible
Bob Newhart won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1961 for his stand-up comedy, which featured Newhart’s hilarious one-sided phone conversations. Now, 57 years later, Newhart has a new audio series of conversations, this time with his famous funny friends. HI BOB! has launched exclusively on... [Read More]
Episode #216: Allan Havey
Allan Havey is a comedian and actor who hosted a late-night talk show for the Comedy Channel (before it was Comedy Central) called Night After Night with Allan Havey. You might not have heard much from him in the 1990s and much of the 2000s. But he’s certainly enjoying a renaissance ... [Read More]
Episode #216: Allan Havey
Allan Havey is a comedian and actor who hosted a late-night talk show for the Comedy Channel (before it was Comedy Central) called Night After Night with Allan Havey. You might not have heard much from him in the 1990s and much of the 2000s. But he’s certainly enjoying a renaissance ... [Read More]
Episode #215: Clusterfest 2018 with Jeff Ross, Matt Broussard and the art of roasting
This is a special edition of Last Things First, recorded live during Clusterfest 2018 in San Francisco. Comedy Central was kind enough to ask me to host a series of Clusterfest panels for the media that they called fireside chats. In this session, I welcomed the Roastmaster himself, Jeff Ross, and t... [Read More]
Episode #214: Sam Grittner
Sam Grittner is one of the best comedians on Twitter. Don’t take my word for it? OK, then how about Rolling Stone, The Huffington Post and famous comedians such as “Weird” Al Yankovic, who are among the tens of thousands who follow him and have put him on best of lists in four of t... [Read More]
Episode #213: Paula Poundstone
Paula Poundstone started her comedy career in Boston in the late 1970s before taking her act and her life on the road to San Francisco. Poundstone broke through in a big way in 1984 when Robin Williams asked her to perform stand-up on the episode he guest hosted of Saturday Night Live. She would go ... [Read More]
Amy Schumer’s new Spotify podcast, “3 Girls, 1 Keith” is dropping June 21st
A few weeks back Spotify announced a deal with Amy Schumer to produce an original podcast for the music streaming… MORE Amy Schumer’s new Spotify podcast, “3 Girls, 1 Keith” is dropping June 21st appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Episode #212: Clusterfest 2018 with Mark Normand, Roy Wood Jr., and Sasheer Zamata
This is a special edition of Last Things First, recorded live during Clusterfest 2018 in San Francisco. Comedy Central was kind enough to ask me to host a series of Clusterfest panels for the media that they called fireside chats. In this session, I welcomed Sasheer Zamata, Roy Wood Jr., and Mark No... [Read More]
NBC first broadcast TV network to launch own TV-based podcast network
NBC has become the first American broadcast TV network to launch its own podcast network that complements its primetime programming. The NBC Entertainment Podcast Network has launched this summer with podcasts devoted to Late Night with Seth Meyers, American Ninja Warrior and The Good Place.&nb... [Read More]
Episode #211: Romesh Ranganathan
Romesh Ranganathan was a math teacher before devoting his life to stand-up comedy in 2012. Since then, he has found great success in the UK, nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, and with TV appearances on Live at the Apollo, many panel shows, and his own BBC series for two ye... [Read More]