Get Your Life Back on Track with Tim and Eric's 'Zone Theory' System
by Megh Wright Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim are writing their first book in the hopes of helping you elevate your horrible life to a happier and more enlightened place. Now available for pre-order, Tim and Eric's Zone Theory: 7 Easy Steps to Achieve a Perfect Life is described as a "brand new, in... [Read More]
Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak Are Writing a Book About Their Complicated Relationship
by Megh Wright Ryan Howard and Kelly Kapoor are getting back together in book form. According to the New York Daily News, former Office writers/stars and longtime friends and on-and-off romantic partners B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling are set to write a book together about their relationship in a $7.5 ... [Read More]
John Leguizamo, Judah Friedlander, Robert Kelly, Lizz Winstead to perform at The Laugh Button Live! on May 30 at BookCon
The Laugh Button is returning to the stage live! After our incredibly successful live comedy show at SXSW in March, we got the bug to once again to host a live stand-up comedy show. We wanted to go big this time around (is there any other way?) so we teamed up with our friends at […] John Leg... [Read More]
Michigan comedy booker’s open letter to stand-up comics
Jason Frey, the Michigan comedian who ran multiple stand-up comedy booking companies under fake names until a Detroit TV station caught up with him in a Thursday broadcast, sent out a letter Friday to all of the comedians who he had dealt with over the years via his Charter Talent email address. Her... [Read More]
Michigan comedy booker exposed, marketing and canceling shows for comedians without their knowledge
Sometimes walking in my own neighborhood in New York City, I'll see a sign outside a bar advertising a live comedy show with performers I've never heard of before. Who are these comedians? Why are they performing in this bar? Is this all real? Everybody's hustling these days, and not everybody can b... [Read More]
Mindy Kaling's Second Book 'Why Not Me?' Is Out September 29th
by Megh Wright The fate of The Mindy Project is still up in the air, but in the meantime, Mindy Kaling has a new book in the works. Three years after publishing her bestselling book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), Kaling is set to publish her second book Why Not Me? on Tues... [Read More]
Tips for Storytellers and Stand-ups Who Want to Sell a Book
For the last decade I have been a publishing drone by day (Editorial Assistant to start, then steps up the ladder over the years to my current job as a Managing Editor) and Stand-up Comedian and Storyteller by night (I can sleep when I’m dead!).  Two years ago, I added Author to my resume... [Read More]
Addicted to Comedy: Creating a Promotional Comedy Video
If you want to get booked for shows, you need to have the required tools to promote yourself. Until now, I have been able to get by due to "word of mouth" and my comedy references.Author informationWayne ManigoContributing ColumnistWayne Manigo is a comedian and co-founder of DC Comedy Writers Group... [Read More]
Inside the TJ & Dave book: 5 questions with Pam Victor
Trust them, this is all written down The post Inside the TJ & Dave book: 5 questions with Pam Victor appeared first on Third Beat.... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope to release memoir in April 2016
Doug Stanhope announced that he will be writing/releasing a new memoir covering his relationship with his mother. The Stanhope diehards will remember Stanhope’s recent special, Beer Hall Putsch revealed some really dark stories about his mother, including her assisted suicide in 2008 as she wa... [Read More]