Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87
Mitzi Shore, the founder and owner of The Comedy Store in Los Angeles has passed away at the age of… MORE Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Brett Gelman’s Classic “iBrain” Bit Helped ‘Comedy Death-Ray/Bang Bang’ Reach New Highs of Hilarity and Raunch
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. The 35th episode of Comedy Bang Bang, which gave the world the gift of Brett Gelman’s “iBrain,” helped establish the tone, personality, and boundaries of the then-young podc... [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-Ever Episode of ‘Comedy Death-Ray’ Is an Embryonic Look at a Future Comedy Institution
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Comedy Bang Bang recently celebrated its 500th episode with a star-studded extravaganza befitting such an auspicious milestone. Over the course of 500 episodes, host Scott Aukerman and his gu... [Read More]
The First-Ever Episode of ‘Comedy Death-Ray’ Is an Embryonic Look at a Future Comedy Institution
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Comedy Bang Bang recently celebrated its 500th episode with a star-studded extravaganza befitting such an auspicious milestone. Over the course of 500 episodes, host Scott Aukerman and his gu... [Read More]
'I had to relearn how to be funny': comedian Lou Conran on her show about baby loss
Lou Conran terminated her pregnancy after five months when she discovered her baby would not survive outside the womb. Now, she is telling her story at the Edinburgh fringe“Nobody has cried through the previews,” says Lou Conran, “so it can’t be that bad.” The standup, ... [Read More]
Dark Comedies Revisited: “Death at a Funeral”
Funerals are a rather strange thing. Here we are, having to grieve openly out in public, surrounded by people we… MORE Dark Comedies Revisited: “Death at a Funeral” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]