Lovesick in Toledo
Though I cannot put my finger on how exactly, there is something original in how comic Cy Amundson brings the audience in on his jokes. This gives the material a comfort level that just adds to the pleasure you get listening to Lovesick in Toledo.Amundson has an eye and ear ... [Read More]
How Nathan Fielder got clever with Dumb (Starbucks)
Last night, Nathan For You finally revealed the story behind Nathan Fielder’s viral “Dumb Starbucks” prank. The prank kicked off a media firestorm. While Fielder touched on the subject on How Nathan Fielder got clever with Dumb (Starbucks) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Hampton Yount is recording an album on August 15th in LA
Again, this summer has been full of album recordings. Before the season ends, LA comedian Hampton Yount will be recording a new album at the NerdMelt Showroom. Via ASpecialThing records, the album, entitled Bearable, will be Yount’s second album after his first, Unbearable,which is available f... [Read More]
'Nathan for You's Dumb Starbucks Episode Is Finally Here, and He's Selling His Parody Art on eBay
by Megh Wright Nathan for You's Dumb Starbucks episode aired last night, but before opening up the store Fielder had to prove — for legal reasons — that he had a history of making parody art. To do this, he first hooked up with the LA coffee shop owner he originally intended to help to w... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan’s ‘The Gaffigan Show’ finds homes on TV Land, Comedy Central
Jim Gaffigan’s single-camera pilot has finally found itself a home. TV Land gave the show a series order for a 10-episode first season. The Gaffigan Show will debut in 2015 on the Viacom-owned network. “I’m thrilled that TV Land is giving us this opportunity to do this show that Pe... [Read More]
Scott Aukerman tells Seth Meyers about working with Obama on ‘Between Two Ferns’
It was a meeting of two talk show hosts on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday. Scott Aukerman sat down with Seth Meyers to talk all about Comedy Bang! Bang! and just how little the show is planned out in advance. Aukerman is also the creator of Between Two Ferns, and tells Seth about […] ... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert buys, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)
If Sarah Palin launches her own online news channel called The Sarah Palin Channel you know that Stephen Colbert is going to have plenty to say about it. And last night on The Colbert Report, our favorite fake conservative pundit said a lot. Segueing from another story, Colbert began, “Let&rsq... [Read More]
TV Land picks up Jim Gaffigan sitcom with 10 episode order, Comedy Central to re-air show
Just days ago we reported that there was a very real chance that Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot was going to be resurrected on TV Land. Fast forward 10 days or so and that chance is now a reality. After some rounds of negotiations, TV Land has landed a deal for a 10-episode order for Gaffigan’... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan’s CBS sitcom gets 10-episode order at TV Land with Comedy Central partnership on “The Gaffigan Show”
Jim Gaffigan filmed two pilots in the past year-and-a-half for CBS, and two of Viacom's sister cable companies have swooped in to pick Gaffigan's semi-autobiographical sitcom up to series! TV Land announced a 10-episode order tonight of The Gaffigan Show, created by Gaffigan and Peter Tolan, with ep... [Read More]
Citi Comedy Series to launch with Larry David on September 28th
Created in partnership with Caroline’s on Broadway, Citi will launch a series of comedy events exclusively for cardmembers. To kick off the series, David Steinberg will sit down for a rare interview with Curb You Enthusiasm star Larry David, as reported by Billboard. David recently wrapped up ... [Read More]