This Week on TV: Cristela Alonzo’s “Lower Classy”
This week on TV is all about the special. And we’re going to get four of them in total. Two… MORE This Week on TV: Cristela Alonzo’s “Lower Classy” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedians as Activists in the Era of Trump
In his 2012 book, Tortured Artists, Christopher Zara examines the mental anguish that has plagued some of the most revered artists in history, from Poe to Picasso to Rowling. He also sums up a belief shared by many about the nature of creativity: “Great art comes from great pain.” Though... [Read More]
Russell Howard: 'I’ve seen a comic urinated on'
The superstar standup on what makes him laugh the most I, Partridge: We Need To Talk About Alan. Nomad is also pretty incredible. I listened to the audiobook on a beach in Mexico recently and, during the bit about Sherlock Holmes, people were looking at me like I was insane. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Russell Howard: 'I’ve seen a comic urinated on'
The superstar standup on what makes him laugh the most I, Partridge: We Need To Talk About Alan. Nomad is also pretty incredible. I listened to the audiobook on a beach in Mexico recently and, during the bit about Sherlock Holmes, people were looking at me like I was insane. Continue reading...... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: The Final Episode of ‘Pop My Culture’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Pete Holmes to promote new HBO show with “The Crashing Comedy Tour,” hitting the road with Artie Lange, Judd Apatow
In support of the new HBO comedy series Crashing, Pete Holmes, Artie Lange, and Judd Apatow are hitting the road… MORE Pete Holmes to promote new HBO show with “The Crashing Comedy Tour,” hitting the road with Artie Lange, Judd Apatow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘M*A*S*H’ Star Loretta Swit Explains How She Helped Turn “Hot Lips” Houlihan into a Feminist Badass
One of the many reasons M*A*S*H was such a beloved and wildly successful series was Loretta Swit, the lone female star of the show who played the MASH’s head nurse Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan. Over the course of the show’s 11 seasons, Houlihan made a major transformati... [Read More]
The Painful Truth of Paul Gale Comedy
Paul Gale Comedy hasn’t come out with a new video in over a year, and that’s not surprising. Despite the channel’s grass roots success, PGC’s 25-year-old namesake had to get a job (a comedy job, making videos for HuffPo, but still). As someone who’s covered Pa... [Read More]
Back in Black: Lewis Black talks Trump Inauguration’s No-Star Lineup on “The Daily Show”
Lewis Black breaks down Team Trump’s futile attempts to book A-list performers at the president-elect’s inauguration during his appearance on… MORE Back in Black: Lewis Black talks Trump Inauguration’s No-Star Lineup on “The Daily Show” appeared first on The... [Read More]