Comedians get drunk and run a psychic hotline in new podcast “Mr. Cleo”
It’s more or less a rite of passage for aspiring comics to launch their own podcasts these days, so it’s… MORE Comedians get drunk and run a psychic hotline in new podcast “Mr. Cleo” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Those Times ‘Don’t Get Me Started’ Got Started on Improv
If doing improv is your dream, there’s never been a better time to be alive. There are more resources than ever to consume if you want to learn how to do great improv: dozens of theaters, hundreds of teachers, books and blogs to read, hours of shows to watch on YouTube, and a myriad of [&helli... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Sarah Silverman on ‘You Made It Weird’
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]
Episode #143: Gina Yashere
Gina Yashere first came to the attention of Americans in 2007 when she appeared on season five of Last Comic Standing (the first international season, which also featured finalists Amy Schumer, Doug Benson, Lavell Crawford and winner Jon Reep). But Yashere already had plenty of successful experience... [Read More]
Forget Adnan and Richard Simmons, ‘Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s?’ Is the Mystery-Solving Podcast You Need
Do you remember when McDonald’s used to serve pizza? Why did they stop? How did it taste? There’s now a podcast created specifically to answer these questions, a podcast that brilliantly satirizes investigative journalism and the rising political influence of internet conspiracy theorist... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Happy Birthday, ‘Beautiful/Anonymous’
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]
Michael Ian Black, Eugene Mirman, and More Are Headed to the 2017 NYC PodFest
New York’s annual PodFest returns next month, and today the festival announced its full lineup. The festival takes place at The Bell House in Brooklyn from Friday, April 7th through Sunday the 9th and will feature shows like Travon Free and Mike Drucker’s The Room Where It’s Happen... [Read More]
‘The Long Shot’ Explores the Complex Relationship Between a Podcast and its Most Devoted Listeners
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. There’s something about the intimacy and relatively modesty of the medium of podcasts that encourages obsessiveness and intensity. Podcasters and fans tend to be intense people so it makes s... [Read More]
Episode #142: Fahim Anwar
The child of Afghan immigrants, Fahim Anwar grew up in Seattle, went to the University of Washington and got a job at Boeing in aerospace engineering to make his parents proud. But Anwar had a different dream, and no, I don’t mean the dancing machine Lance Cantstopolis. He took a job in Long B... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Maeve in America’ Goes Live
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]