The Comedy Curator’s Christmas Cuts
While I am not usually a fan of these kinds of lists, I do miss my annual tradition of sending holiday mix tapes, and later mix CDs, to friends and family. So a few caveats. Please note that this playlist does not suggest any particular hierarchy, but rather is sequenced in my suggested order of [&h... [Read More]
Weird Al Yankovic Announces 2018 Dates for ‘The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’
Weird Al Yankovic is hitting the road for a supersized tour next year. Nerdist reports that Yankovic’s tour, The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, includes 74 nationwide dates and will feature “deep cuts, original material, and rarities that exist beyond the scope of ... [Read More]
“Weird Al” Yankovic releasing $475 box set with full album of unheard rarities
If you’ve got plenty of disposable income and a love of comedy icon “Weird Al” Yankovic, great news: the parody… MORE “Weird Al” Yankovic releasing $475 box set with full album of unheard rarities appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“Weird Al” Yankovic releasing $475 box set with full album of unheard rarities
If you’ve got plenty of disposable income and a love of comedy icon “Weird Al” Yankovic, great news: the parody… MORE “Weird Al” Yankovic releasing $475 box set with full album of unheard rarities appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“Squeeze Box: The Complete Works” from “Weird Al” Yankovic coming this fall
Legacy Recordings, home to definitive releases by the world’s foremost recording artists including Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Presley, Pink… MORE “Squeeze Box: The Complete Works” from “Weird Al” Yankovic coming this fall appeared first on The Laugh... [Read More]
Check Out Some Deleted Scenes from the Final Season of ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’
Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! ends its impressive 110-episode run on IFC tonight, and today the network released a bunch of deleted scenes from this season. In the above clip, Aukerman makes his biggest fan’s — and his own — dreams come true when he attends prom, but th... [Read More]
The 16 best comedic presidential performances in film and television
Many actors and actresses over the years have played, in both film and television, just about every President this country has ever had. And there have been plenty who have also portrayed fictional ones as well. Some more memorable than others. We’ve put together a list of the 16 best comedic ... [Read More]
The 16 best comedic presidential performances in film and television
Many actors and actresses over the years have played, in both film and television, just about every President this country has ever had. And there have been plenty who have also portrayed fictional ones as well. Some more memorable than others. We’ve put together a list of the 16 best comedic ... [Read More]
The Triumph of ‘Comedy Bang Bang’ and the Rise of Comedy Geek Culture
I happened to be watching The Ben Stiller Show for a column I write about 1990s comedy when I read the tweet from Scott Aukerman that after 110 episodes, the television version of Comedy Bang Bang was ending. I was bummed, of course, because I love the show. But I was also struck that Comedy [&helli... [Read More]
“Festival Supreme” 2016 boasts Flight of the Conchords, Weird Al, Patton Oswalt
On Saturday October 29th, Festival Supreme returns for its fourth annual edition. And the bill is nothing short of awesome. The likes of Flight of the Conchords, Weird Al Yankovic, Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Tim Heidecker, Eric Andre, Jenny Slate, Mac DeM... [Read More]