Kevin Smith’s “heart attack” comedy special is coming to Showtime this May
Just a few weeks back, Kevin Smith almost lost his life as he suffered a massive heart attack on the… MORE Kevin Smith’s “heart attack” comedy special is coming to Showtime this May appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Kevin Smith Standup Special Headed to Showtime
Kevin Smith nearly died of a heart attack in late February, just after finishing the first night of taping a new standup special, Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly. Smith cancelled the second night of his show, went to the hospital, survived the heart attack, and on Monday it was announced that the spe... [Read More]
Kevin Smith Standup Special Headed to Showtime
Kevin Smith nearly died of a heart attack in late February, just after finishing the first night of taping a new standup special, Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly. Smith cancelled the second night of his show, went to the hospital, survived the heart attack, and on Monday it was announced that the spe... [Read More]
Netflix Orders ‘Dead to Me’ Comedy from Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay
Netflix just added another comedy series. According to Variety, the streaming network has given a 10-episode series order to a dark comedy written by Liz Feldman (The Great Indoors, 2 Broke Girls, One Big Happy) called Dead to Me. The show centers “a powerful friendship that blossoms between a... [Read More]
Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
The First Recorded Episode of ‘The Dead Authors Podcast’ Offers a Fascinating, Educational, but Mostly Entertaining Look Behind the Scenes
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. The Dead Authors Podcast ended its run a few years back with a 50th chapter on L. Frank Baum, the man who gave us The Wizard of Oz, at the very tail end of 2015. But immediately before that e... [Read More]
Laurie Kilmartin’s Book ‘Dead People Suck’ Is Out Next Month
Standup, podcaster, and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin has a new book out next month. Titled Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed, the book is described as an “honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide to coping with death and dying” and is inspired by her experien... [Read More]