Can you do comedy about rape? Natalie Palamides thinks so
The LA comic, who won best newcomer at last year’s Edinburgh fringe, has tested her electric new material on American audiences. But how will Nate – her ‘douchebag’ male alter ego – go down in Britain?We should know, after last year, to expect the unexpected from Natali... [Read More]
Eurydice Dixon, 22-year-old Melbourne comedian, murdered on walk home from gig
Eurydice Dixon was just another young aspiring comedian walking home from a gig last week when she was tragically murdered. A 19-year-old man was arrested the following day with her rape and murder on a Melbourne soccer pitch last Tuesday night. Her last text to a friend, heartbreakingly ironic: &ld... [Read More]
Cameron Esposito drops a surprise hour special on us today
Cameron Esposito was working on a new stand-up special and she got that sucker out fast. Rape Jokes is Esposito’s… MORE Cameron Esposito drops a surprise hour special on us today appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
New biography, documentary explore the life and death of Robin Williams
Is there ever an appropriate time to look back at the life and legacy of Robin Williams without feeling sad at how it all ended? Whether you’re a “too soon” sort of person or not, this summer you’re getting two chances to remember Robin, with a new HBO documentary and a biogr... [Read More]
New biography, documentary explore the life and death of Robin Williams
Is there ever an appropriate time to look back at the life and legacy of Robin Williams without feeling sad at how it all ended? Whether you’re a “too soon” sort of person or not, this summer you’re getting two chances to remember Robin, with a new HBO documentary and a biogr... [Read More]
Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault, facing up to 30 years in prison
After 15 hours of deliberation over the course of 2 days, a Montgomery County, PA jury handed down a guilty… MORE Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault, facing up to 30 years in prison appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault, facing up to 30 years in prison
After 15 hours of deliberation over the course of 2 days, a Montgomery County, PA jury handed down a guilty… MORE Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault, facing up to 30 years in prison appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Bill Cosby: Guilty!
A jury of seven men and five women in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, has returned a guilty verdict today against Bill Cosby on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. It was a retrial held a year after the initial criminal case brought forward by Andrea Constand. The jury had deadlocked last ... [Read More]