Moshe Kasher wants to hear about your favorite fake news stories
Fake news experts, comedian Moshe Kasher needs your help! His new show, Problematic with Moshe Kasher, debuts soon on Comedy… MORE Moshe Kasher wants to hear about your favorite fake news stories appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jonnie W launches crowdsourcing campaign to record DVD 11/14 at The Franklin Theatre | NashvilleStandUp.com
"I looked at other venues in other cities as option for taping my new special, but it just feels right to be doing it in Nashville, since it’s the place that gave me my start in comedy. I moved here 8 years ago, and there’s such a unique energy to this town- creativity, music, desperation, and pain. The same qualities that made it a great city for innovation in music have contributed to a thriving new comedy scene. I’m honored to be a part of it." [Read More]
Comedians rally to help “New Face” Julio Torres remain a comedy face in America
Julio Torres, a Space Prince on Tumblr and a "New Face of Comedy" in Montreal last month, is in danger of losing his privileges to keep his funny face and the rest of him in the United States. "I have a bit of a problem," wrote Torres, an El Salvador native, to friends and fans this morning. "I need... [Read More]
Review: Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro (Showtime)
Each of the past couple of years has made a big impact personally and professionally on stand-up comedian Tig Notaro. And yet, somehow, it's only April and Notaro's already shaping up to make an even bigger splash comedically in 2015, with a stand-up special on tap with HBO, a documentary about her ... [Read More]
Broken Lizard TBS sitcom not happening, group goes for broke with “Super Troopers 2″ Indiegogo
No sooner had word surfaced that TBS was passing on Broken Lizard's Quality Time sitcom pilot, the quintet of Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, and Erik Stolhanske had moved on to their even bigger passion project -- a sequel to their first big-screen breakthrough, Su... [Read More]
Official Patrice O’Neal documentary, “Better Than You,” launches IndieGoGo campaign
Mark Farrell and Von Decarlo, Patrice O'Neal's fiancée for 10 years, have launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise money to finish an official documentary on the late, great stand-up comedian, Better Than You. Farrell is directing the project, with Sansan Fibri and Jason Steinberg joining him ... [Read More]
NBC invites your ideas to its Comedy Playground, to put favorites on air in 2015
It's your first day on the job at this radio station, and everything you thought you knew about radio gets thrown out the window. Including your stuff. Because that's your boss's idea of a joke. Wait. Why am I telling you all of this? I should be saving this pitch for the suits at NBC! After all, th... [Read More]
SNL claims you demanded to see Louis CK, Fun; seeks out more crowd-sourced hosts, musical guests
A couple of years ago, you crazy kids went wild on Facebook with the notion that Betty White host Saturday Night Live at the tender age of 88. Sounded great, didn't it? NBC and SNL listened, booking her for Mother's Day weekend of 2010 and surroundin... [Read More]