Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Jonathan Levine and Kenya Barris Are Working on a ‘Coming to America’ Sequel
A sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America is in the works at Paramount. According to Variety, the studio has hired Black-ish creator Kenya Barris to rewrite the script by original writers Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield, and Jonathan Levine (50/50, Warm Bodies, Snatched) is atta... [Read More]
HBO plans second Latino comedy showcase, Entre Nos: Part 2, with Vladmir Caamaño, Frankie Quiñoes and Shayla Rivera
HBO Latino, the pay-cable giant’s Spanish-language channel, is expanding its commitment to stand-up comedy with the second installment of its Entre Nos series. Entre Nos: Part 2 will premiere Oct. 13, 2017, at 9:30 p.m. on HBO Latino, featuring stand-up from Vladmir Caamaño, Franki... [Read More]
Darci Lynne performs a duet on the finals of America’s Got Talent 2017
Young ventriloquist Darci Lynne has been the darling of this summer’s 2017 season of America’s Got Talent on NBC, and she proved tough to beat with her final live vote-getting performance Tuesday, singing a duet for two different puppets to “With a Little Help From My Friends.&rdqu... [Read More]
Review: Jeff Dunham, “Relative Disaster” on Netflix
No, you’re the puppet! Jeff Dunham is undoubtedly the biggest ventriloquist in the world. By fans. By tickets sold. Dunham set ratings records for Comedy Central, and landed his previous special in primetime for NBC in 2015. Now he’s on Netflix. Because everyone in the comedy game is on ... [Read More]
Episode #170: Scot Armstrong
Scot Armstrong grew up outside of Chicago and first studied comedy under the legendary Del Close, before moving to New York City and joining the Upright Citizens Brigade improv troupe Mother, whose members included Jason Mantzoukas, Jon Daly and Jessica St. Clair. He has since worked with St. Clair ... [Read More]
Stand-UP: Quinta Brunson Gives Us A History Lesson On ‘Harriet Tubman’
Philly’s Quinta Brunson (Notably of BuzzFeed) has been keeping her jokes tight on different comedy stages. For a recent night at The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, Brunson jumped on stage to give the audience a brief history lesson. For her history lesson, she shares that Harriet Tubman is the ... [Read More]
Here’s the First Teaser Trailer for Broken Lizard’s ‘Super Troopers 2’
Broken Lizard’s crowdfunded movie Super Troopers 2 doesn’t premiere in theaters until next year, but to get you excited, they released the first teaser trailer for the sequel today featuring a special appearance by Jim Gaffigan (watch his appearance in the original 2001 film here). Earli... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan returns to “Conan” to discuss Kanye West’s rapping ability
Last night Myq Kaplan was the stand-up guest on Conan where he took a dive into comedy specials on streaming… MORE Myq Kaplan returns to “Conan” to discuss Kanye West’s rapping ability appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]