Todd Barry tells Stephen Colbert about his new book, “Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg”
Todd Barry visited The Late Show to tell host Stephen Colbert all about his new book, Thank You for Coming… MORE Todd Barry tells Stephen Colbert about his new book, “Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Todd Barry tells Stephen Colbert about his new book, “Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg”
Todd Barry visited The Late Show to tell host Stephen Colbert all about his new book, Thank You for Coming… MORE Todd Barry tells Stephen Colbert about his new book, “Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Cormac McCarthy Rents ‘Tin Cup’ from a Blockbuster Video, by Patrick Coyne
He stood and looked over the building. He had his fist clenched at his chest. He entered. Dust and ash everywhere. The crushing emptiness of looping monitors telecasting Pauly Shore’s Son in Law warned of death. He looked at the boy. Evening, sir. Welcome to Blockbuster, th... [Read More]
An Excerpt from ‘Danger…With a Hard G’ by Matthew David Brozik
“You won’t mind if I ask to see some identification, I’m sure. It’s precinct policy.” The cheerfulness of the property clerk behind the window told me her shift had only recently started. And she was new to the squad on top of that. I could only see her head and upper t... [Read More]
“Guys We F*cked” podcast hosts releasing advice book, “F*cked”
The co-hosts of Guys We Fucked – the “anti slut-shaming podcast” – have been exploring relationships, sexuality, and gender with… MORE “Guys We F*cked” podcast hosts releasing advice book, “F*cked” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
2016: The year we doubled the number of stand-up comedy specials. 2017: Doubling again?
If you’re wondering why I haven’t gotten back to you about your stand-up comedy album, then please allow me to remind you just what kind of comedy boom you’re a part of these days. In 2015, TV networks and streaming services produced 44 stand-up hours (or specials). That seemed lik... [Read More]
Shappi Khorsandi: ‘My worst job? Life modelling for a woman who made me recite Shakespeare as I posed’
The comedian and author on memories of Iran, doing things her way and buying her mum a walk-on partBorn in Iran, Shappi Khorsandi, 43, was granted asylum in the UK after her family was forced to flee following the Islamic Revolution. After a degree in drama, theatre and television, her career in sta... [Read More]
The ‘High and Mighty’/’Hollywood Handbook’/Joe Wengert Trilogy Is Three Episodes of Sublime Post-Modern Silliness
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Sean Clements and Hayes Davenport’s Hollywood Handbook has been in a fascinatingly meta, intricate and multi-layered groove as of late. Earwolf’s obsessively loved show-business satire... [Read More]
Harry Potter and the Lost Generation, by Julien Darmoni
In the days after you first broke through London on the express and found the true country with the poppies and the rains and the Forbidden Forest, where the half-giant Hagrid cabined as a kindly vagrant, in those first days before the great unvirgining of the War, if you could keep from making too ... [Read More]
Ali Wong’s “Baby Cobra” to be released May 12th, new book coming in 2018
For the last year or so Ali Wong’s special, Baby Cobra has been a highly buzzed about one for the… MORE Ali Wong’s “Baby Cobra” to be released May 12th, new book coming in 2018 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]