This week on TV: It’s Arrested Development and Kimmy Schmidt starts the end
After a long weekend of remembrance of Memorial Day we’re presented with a relatively shorter work week. While the holiday… MORE This week on TV: It’s Arrested Development and Kimmy Schmidt starts the end appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah Defend Michelle Wolf: “She Is Filthy and She Is Mean, Which Is What We Love About Her”
This year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner host Michelle Wolf has been the target of much outrage and debate since she gave a perfectly scathing performance over the weekend, and one of the many comedians coming to her defense is her former boss and WHCD host Seth Meyers. “She ... [Read More]
Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah Defend Michelle Wolf: “She Is Filthy and She Is Mean, Which Is What We Love About Her”
This year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner host Michelle Wolf has been the target of much outrage and debate since she gave a perfectly scathing performance over the weekend, and one of the many comedians coming to her defense is her former boss and WHCD host Seth Meyers. “She ... [Read More]
Kat Radley on Women in Comedy Festivals, and in the writer’s rooms
Kat Radley spent the better parts of 2016 and 2017 submitting writer’s packets to late-night comedy shows. “I think I lost count at one point, but if you name a show, I pretty much sent a packet for it,” Radley told me. Last August, the first packet she’d submitted turned int... [Read More]
‘The Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr. Heads to a March for Our Lives Counter-Demonstration in Montana
While late night hosts Jordan Klepper and Samantha Bee were attending March for Our Lives in Washington DC over the weekend, Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. was busy checking out a very different event. In this segment from last night’s Daily Show, Wood heads to Helena, Montana to attend... [Read More]
How Lewis Black’s Righteous Anger Has Gotten Us Through Two Decades of Craziness
It may be hard to believe, but Lewis Black has been blessing us with his gloriously angry rants for over 20 years now. Before Jon Stewart took over the reins of The Daily Show, Lewis Black was already giving us his trademark “Back in Black” segments, going back to the show’s i... [Read More]
How Lewis Black’s Righteous Anger Has Gotten Us Through Two Decades of Craziness
It may be hard to believe, but Lewis Black has been blessing us with his gloriously angry rants for over 20 years now. Before Jon Stewart took over the reins of The Daily Show, Lewis Black was already giving us his trademark “Back in Black” segments, going back to the show’s i... [Read More]
Netflix orders 32 episodes of a weekly talk show from Hasan Minhaj
The Daily Show second-generation poaching is in full effect now, as Netflix has just announced its second new weekly talk-show from a correspondent who up until now was currently sidekicking it for Trevor Noah on Comedy Central. Netflix has ordered 32 weekly episodes of a Hasan Minhaj talk show. It&... [Read More]
Episode #189: Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comedian, writer and producer who’s now about to star in her first late-night special for Adult Swim. Friedman has written for The Late Show for David Letterman, produced for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and taken a one-woman show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festiva... [Read More]
Episode #189: Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comedian, writer and producer who’s now about to star in her first late-night special for Adult Swim. Friedman has written for The Late Show for David Letterman, produced for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and taken a one-woman show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festiva... [Read More]