“Oh, Hello On Broadway” too much tuna and too many laughs
The new Netflix special starring George St. Geegland (John Mulaney) and Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) is a shoe-in for the… MORE “Oh, Hello On Broadway” too much tuna and too many laughs appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
What It’s Like to Take Steve Martin’s Comedy MasterClass
You must have seen it: the commercial/trailer for “Steve Martin Teaches Comedy.” Facebook tells me it surfaced in early March, when my brother excitedly posted it to my wall. And it was quite the trailer to be sure, with its lush production values, zippy pacing, and promise of quality&nb... [Read More]
How John Mulaney and Nick Kroll found their “Too Much Tuna” guests for “Oh Hello, On Broadway”
John Mulaney and Nick Kroll’s run of Oh Hello, On Broadway, now filmed for Netflix, was a triumphant two-man tour-de-farce. Not only was their Broadway production packed with jokes, but in the middle of their massive joke sandwich, the characters of Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland inserted ... [Read More]
“Saturday Night Live’s” Five-Timers’ Club is getting awfully full
Yes, it’s an arbitrary number. Yes, it’s just a recurring gag for a job well done. Yes, it’s beyond silly… MORE “Saturday Night Live’s” Five-Timers’ Club is getting awfully full appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“Saturday Night Live’s” Five-Timers’ Club is getting awfully full
Yes, it’s an arbitrary number. Yes, it’s just a recurring gag for a job well done. Yes, it’s beyond silly… MORE “Saturday Night Live’s” Five-Timers’ Club is getting awfully full appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“Saturday Night Live’s” Five-Timers’ Club is getting awfully full
Yes, it’s an arbitrary number. Yes, it’s just a recurring gag for a job well done. Yes, it’s beyond silly… MORE “Saturday Night Live’s” Five-Timers’ Club is getting awfully full appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
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]