Richard Lewis on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Standup, and the Prism of Pain
Richard Lewis has no problem with oversharing. It’s one of the many defining characteristics that made him such a trailblazing voice in standup comedy when he hit the scene in the late 1970s. The humorist hybrid of Mort Sahl and Lenny Bruce, Lewis’ standup style serves as the genetic lin... [Read More]
Richard Lewis on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Standup, and the Prism of Pain
Richard Lewis has no problem with oversharing. It’s one of the many defining characteristics that made him such a trailblazing voice in standup comedy when he hit the scene in the late 1970s. The humorist hybrid of Mort Sahl and Lenny Bruce, Lewis’ standup style serves as the genetic lin... [Read More]
Here’s the official trailer for season 9 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
If you happened to watch HBO last night, chances are you’ve seen the official season 9 trailer and return of… MORE Here’s the official trailer for season 9 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here’s the official trailer for season 9 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
If you happened to watch HBO last night, chances are you’ve seen the official season 9 trailer and return of… MORE Here’s the official trailer for season 9 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Don Rickles Performances You May Have Missed
Dick Cavett said it rather well when he introduced his next guest onto his show in 1972: “When great comedians gather late at night over coffee and cheesecake to pay tribute to those among them who have scaled the heights and brought the art of public performing to its zenith, one name, I supp... [Read More]
Andy, did you hear about this one? 5 songs inspired by comedians
There’s an old saying that every comedian wants to be a rock star, and every rock star wants to be a comedian. Comedy and music have always had a close relationship, from shared work hours to the desire to entertain. While comedians from George Carlin to Hannibal Buress have great bits about b... [Read More]
Lily Tomlin and Richard Lewis in Carlie and Doni’s “Gangsta Waitress” music video
After watching the music video for Carlie and Doni's "Gangsta Waitress," you may not understand exactly why Lily Tomlin and Richard Lewis are in it. But it landed them here, so there's that. And Tomlin has played waitress before, both on the big-screen and in real life. So there's that, too. You'll ... [Read More]
EPIX airing documentary on 50 years of The Improv
Originally located in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen and considered by many to be the first comedy club in America, The Improv is the subject of a documentary that’s about to debut on TV. The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall, is an hour-long original documentary that will pre... [Read More]
Showtime’s ‘Green Room with Paul Provenza’ Returns in July
The second season of late-night comedy series "The Green Room with Paul Provenza" premieres Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 11pm ET/PT. Panelists include Ray Romano, Garry Shandling, Judd Apatow, Margaret Cho, Kathy Griffin, Tommy Chong, Richard Lewis, Joe Rogan, Lewis Black, among others. [Read More]