From Bob Newhart to Chris Rock: 10 standup comedy milestones
As Netflix invests in Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld, what have been the most important comedy specials on stage?2017 is set to be a big year in standup specials for Netflix – Amy Schumer’s The Leather Special arrives on Tuesday, Dave Chappelle’s new hour will premiere ... [Read More]
Learn about comedy from Steve Martin himself with this $90 lesson plan
There’s a lot of advice out there for aspiring comics, but most of it amounts to “do the work.” When… MORE Learn about comedy from Steve Martin himself with this $90 lesson plan appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Steve Martin offers to teach you a MasterClass in comedy for $90
However you feel about comedy classes, Steve Martin may change your mind. The online MasterClass series includes sessions you can watch and pay for in which Serena Williams, Frank Gehry, Gordon Ramsay, Shonda Rhimes, Aaron Sorkin, Dustin Hoffman and more, sharing their process with you and hopefully... [Read More]
Kristen Wiig Finds a Few Things to be Thankful For on ‘SNL’
Kristen Wiig is a damn delight so, inevitably, this episode was good. But it could have been greater! There were a couple of season highlight-level sketches — “Target Commercial” and maybe “The Bubble” — but beloved and infinitely flexible host Wiig was underused ... [Read More]
Martin Short and Steve Martin Play a Game of “True Confessions” on ‘The Tonight Show’
Here’s a clip from Martin Short and Steve Martin’s appearance on last night’s Tonight Show, where they sit down with Jimmy Fallon for an intense game of “True Confessions” — a game Steve Martin takes very seriously. “I have a problem here because I’ve ... [Read More]
Comedians and casinos, a colorfurl combination (sponsored)
There’s no denying that a stand-up comedian’s biggest goal in their career is to get to the point where they’re headlining the best comedy clubs in the nation so often that they can make a comfortable living doing so. But there’s something to be said about the less-than-glamo... [Read More]
Comedians and casinos, a colorfurl combination (sponsored)
There’s no denying that a stand-up comedian’s biggest goal in their career is to get to the point where they’re headlining the best comedy clubs in the nation so often that they can make a comfortable living doing so. But there’s something to be said about the less-than-glamo... [Read More]
Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]
Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]
Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]