Billy Wayne Davis on Conan, “The origin of ‘Coons Age’ is dumber than racism”
Is Billy Wayne Davis the first stand-up comedian in history to work immortal raccoons into a set? Enjoy his performance… MORE Billy Wayne Davis on Conan, “The origin of ‘Coons Age’ is dumber than racism” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Billy Wayne Davis on Conan
Billy Wayne Davis grew up in a small town in the South. How small? Davis will tell you in this stand-up performance from Thursday’s all-comedian episode of Conan (the other guests were Andrew Dice Clay and Jen Kirkman). Going back to his hometown, Davis also joked about realizing that some of ... [Read More]
On the Long Path with Billy Wayne Davis
I was talking to comedian Billy Wayne Davis last year about where he was in his career after having done comedy for over a decade and he said, “I knew my path was going to take a little longer.” That self-awareness comes from the knowledge that as a Tennessee born-and-raised comic with t... [Read More]
2016 #BrokenRecordShow Comedian Lineup Announced
Beginning at 5am on Sunday, May 15th, 2016, Nashville StandUp will attempt to top it’s own GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for “LONGEST STAND-UP COMEDY SHOW – MULTIPLE COMEDIANS” at The East Room in Nashville, TN.. by five minutes.The comedians currently scheduled to perform May 15-23 at The East Room as part of #BrokenRecordShow vol. 2 include Ian Abramson, Ahmed Ahmed, Sarah Albritton, Emma Arnold, Nate Bargatze, Brian Bates, Mary Jay Berger, DJ Buckley, Jesse Case, Cliff Cash, Chris Crofton, Bi... [Read More]
First impressions: 2015 New Faces of Comedy, Unrepped
There may have been stronger individual stand-ups to emerge out of Montreal's New Faces showcases in years past, but as an overall class, 2015's crop of comedians has proven themselves already as one of the strongest, most unique and full-of-potential groups in years. Here are my first impressions o... [Read More]
Nashville comedians attempting eight-day “world record” continuous comedy show
If the show goes on, by 8:04 p.m. Central Daylight Time tonight, the comedians in Nashville, Tenn., will have broken the Guinness Book of World Records time for the longest continuous stand-up comedy show. And then it'll go on and on and on some more. The Laugh Factory in Hollywood has the record wi... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing, Season 8, “Invitational 4″ RECAP
So here we are. The final episode of the "Invitational" rounds for the Top 100, and we still have so many comics out of those 100 to see, meet and hear tell us jokey jokes! How can we fit that all in a single hour? No time for trick questions; only quick questions! Are the people in the photo above ... [Read More]