10 Years of TLB: 10 stellar late night stand-up sets
The Laugh Button is celebrating 10 years of operation. During that time, we’ve witnessed some incredible moments in comedy. For the next 8 weeks leading up to our 10 year anniversary in October, we’ll be counting down some of our favorite moments as a site – live appearances, festi... [Read More]
“American C*nt” with Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comic who has written for Late Show with David Letterman and was a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now she’s about to offer up a probing examination into the US body politic and a couple of dick jokes in her new critically acclaimed solo show, Ame... [Read More]
“American C*nt” with Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comic who has written for Late Show with David Letterman and was a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now she’s about to offer up a probing examination into the US body politic and a couple of dick jokes in her new critically acclaimed solo show, Ame... [Read More]
“American C*nt” with Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comic who has written for Late Show with David Letterman and was a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now she’s about to offer up a probing examination into the US body politic and a couple of dick jokes in her new critically acclaimed solo show, Ame... [Read More]
"Leaving Letterman - Life After Late Show" - an exclusive look at the post-Dave careers of former Letterman staffers (video)
Walter Kim is a Bay Area native who spent over 20 years in New York working with David Letterman in key production roles and as his digital creative director. Much of that time was spent producing cool video content, working with Emmy-winning talent, and smashing watermelons on Broadway. He is now back home and and working as part of the LinkedIn Media Productions team. He has produced a touching two part video called "Leaving Letterman" - an exclusive look at the post-Dave careers of the men an... [Read More]
From Letterman to Wilmore: Inside Network and Cable Late Night Shows with Lee Ellenberg
Lee Ellenberg knew he wanted to write for David Letterman when he was a teenager. After watching Letterman’s Late Night show, Ellenberg worked his way up the comedy ladder, starting as a Late Show Page, soon becoming a writer’s assistant, and eventually landing his dream j... [Read More]
Watch David Letterman’s 2016 interview from Indianapolis with Tom Brokaw
NBC News had touted its big exclusive interview with David Letterman for broadcast this past Sunday, but pre-empted it to air a special report from Orlando instead following last weekend's shooting massacre there. So Letterman's interview with Tom Brokaw "On Assignment" for Dateline NBC finally aire... [Read More]
Watch David Letterman’s 2016 interview from Indianapolis with Tom Brokaw
NBC News had touted its big exclusive interview with David Letterman for broadcast this past Sunday, but pre-empted it to air a special report from Orlando instead following last weekend's shooting massacre there. So Letterman's interview with Tom Brokaw "On Assignment" for Dateline NBC finally aire... [Read More]
David Letterman Tells Tom Brokaw He “Couldn’t Care Less” About Late Night Television
Here’s a sneak peek from Sunday’s episode of On Assignment, where David Letterman chats with Tom Brokaw in his first television interview since leaving his longtime post at Late Show. Letterman says he assumed he’d miss his job after he left, but that turned out to not be the case:... [Read More]
‘Master of None,’ ‘Transparent,’ and ‘Black-ish’ Win Peabody Awards
The 75th annual Peabody Awards’ entertainment category recipients were announced today, and among the winners are Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series Master of None, Jill Soloway’s Amazon series Transparent, and ABC’s Black-ish. In addition to the entertainment winners, David Letter... [Read More]