Ali Siddiq talks, “It’s Bigger Than These Bars”
Some comics spend an entire lifetime trying to figure out who they are onstage, or what sort of comedy they… MORE Ali Siddiq talks, “It’s Bigger Than These Bars” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
Adam Cayton-Holland’s New Standup Album Is Out Next Month
Denver-based standup and Those Who Can’t co-creator/star Adam Cayton-Holland has a new album coming out next month. Titled Adam Cayton-Holland Performs His Signature Bits, the album was recorded at Union Hall in Brooklyn and will be released by Comedy Central Records on Friday, March 23rd. Her... [Read More]
Adam Cayton-Holland’s New Standup Album Is Out Next Month
Denver-based standup and Those Who Can’t co-creator/star Adam Cayton-Holland has a new album coming out next month. Titled Adam Cayton-Holland Performs His Signature Bits, the album was recorded at Union Hall in Brooklyn and will be released by Comedy Central Records on Friday, March 23rd. Her... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq goes back to prison, this time as a performer to inspire the convicts with his comedy conviction
Ali Siddiq spent six years in prison, serving time in various jails and penitentiaries after an arrest at 19 for drug possession. Twenty years later, Siddiq went back. It’s Bigger Than These Bars, premiering Friday night on Comedy Central, finds Siddiq performing for and talking to inmates at ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Renews ‘Drunk History’ for a Sixth Season
More Drunk History is in the works. Comedy Central just announced it’s handed out a 16-episode renewal to Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner’s series, which debuted its fifth season last month and is currently airing Tuesday nights at 10:00pm. “They say history is written by the victor... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Chats with Parkland Mass Shooting Survivors Carly Novell and Delaney Tarr on ‘The Opposition’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Opposition, where Jordan Klepper talks with Carly Novell and Delaney Tarr, two seniors and shooting survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who are using their platform to call for the government to pass common-sense gun control laws. At o... [Read More]
This week in comedy: Ali Siddiq is back behind bars
This week Ali Siddiq heads back to jail, as he’s set to have his first stand-up comedy special premiere on… MORE This week in comedy: Ali Siddiq is back behind bars appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Catholic League Wages War with Comedy Central’s ‘Corporate’ and “Hotheaded Bigot” Jake Weisman
The Catholic League has a bone to pick with Comedy Central – particularly Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, and Pat Bishop’s new series Corporate. After the latest episode aired this past Wednesday, the show got a surprise post-Valentine’s Day gift in the form of an outraged statemen... [Read More]