The Laugh Button Live! at SXSW 2018 in photos
Now that we’ve returned to a fairly stable schedule from our time at SXSW, we have the chance to reflect… MORE The Laugh Button Live! at SXSW 2018 in photos appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Live! returns to SXSW with Ron White, Nick Thune, Beth Stelling, Godfrey, Lynne Kolpitz, and Monroe Martin
For the 7th year now, The Laugh Button will be live at SXSW! This year we’ve teamed up with our… MORE The Laugh Button Live! returns to SXSW with Ron White, Nick Thune, Beth Stelling, Godfrey, Lynne Kolpitz, and Monroe Martin appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Catching Up with ‘Reductress’ Founders Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo
It’s been one hell of a news cycle for Reductress. The site dedicated its entire landing page to rape culture back in 2016, partially in response to how sexual assault was being discussed in the comedy world. Today, every website’s homepage looks like Reductress in 2016: an endless parad... [Read More]
Comedians dealing with unruly strangers share their “Crashing” stories with Pete Holmes
In this partnership video between Funny or Die and HBO’s Crashing, “What’s Your Worst Crashing Story?” finds comedians Beth Stelling, Ian Edwards, Jackie Kashian and Moshe Kasher sitting down with Pete Holmes (creator and star of Crashing) to talk about some of their most awk... [Read More]
Episode #192: Jeff Dye
Jeff Dye was a finalist on Last Comic Standing only three years into his comedy career. Since then, Dye has hosted two MTV series – Numbnuts, and Money From Strangers – one Spike game show, That Awkward Game Show, appeared frequently on A... [Read More]
Episode #192: Jeff Dye
Jeff Dye was a finalist on Last Comic Standing only three years into his comedy career. Since then, Dye has hosted two MTV series – Numbnuts, and Money From Strangers – one Spike game show, That Awkward Game Show, appeared frequently on A... [Read More]
Humor in Hindsight: Zach Galifianakis and his twin in “Live at the Purple Onion” and “Between Two Ferns”
For my latest Humor in Hindsight column for Decider, I took a look back at how Zach Galifianakis has perfected the art of playing himself opposite his own self. Sure, you can see Galifianakis pull off this feat weekly on FX’s Baskets, which just returned in January for its third season, now wi... [Read More]
Talking Storytelling and Standup with Selena Coppock
It’s a great time to be a standup with both a killer persona and writing chops, and Selena Coppock knows a lot about both. The Massachusetts native currently lives in New York City and has spent years performing at standup and storytelling events like The Moth and Yum’s the Word as well ... [Read More]
How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream Comedy
The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, are legendarily funny. They’re constant bit factories, firing jokes like a minigun. The shorts will upend their own narratives at a moment’s notice... [Read More]