Jordan Peele, Veep, Last Week Tonight win at the 2018 WGA Awards
It was another great night both for Jordan Peele and HBO as the awards season swung through the Writers Guild of America on Sunday night. Peele won for Original Screenplay for his first feature film, Get Out, while HBO played host to the writers for both Best Comedy Series, Veep, and best comedy/var... [Read More]
Approaching Standup and Acting from the Inside Out with Aparna Nancherla
When life gives her low-key anxiety, Aparna Nancherla makes lemonade. As a comedian and actor she has molded a successful career from her anxiety, depression, and general weirdness, gaining popularity by just being herself, neuroses and all. 2018 is shaping up to be a big year for Nancherla, who can... [Read More]
Jennifer Garner to Star in HBO Comedy ‘Camping’ from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner
In the near future, HBO comedies will be both Crashing and Camping. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Garner has signed on to star in a limited eight-episode comedy series in the works at HBO called Camping. Here’s more info on the series, which is based on the 2016 British series ... [Read More]
Comedians dealing with unruly strangers share their “Crashing” stories with Pete Holmes
In this partnership video between Funny or Die and HBO’s Crashing, “What’s Your Worst Crashing Story?” finds comedians Beth Stelling, Ian Edwards, Jackie Kashian and Moshe Kasher sitting down with Pete Holmes (creator and star of Crashing) to talk about some of their most awk... [Read More]
Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing”
Portraying stand-up comedy on the screen in a narrative form is nothing new. It is something that Hollywood has really… MORE Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing”
Portraying stand-up comedy on the screen in a narrative form is nothing new. It is something that Hollywood has really… MORE Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedians in the age of Trump
VICE News Tonight on HBO gathered a group of New York City comedians and let them conduct their own roundtable discussion about how much fun — or not so much fun — it is to tell jokes to audiences now that Donald Trump is in power. Watch and learn from Anthony Atamanuik, Dulce Sloan, Jud... [Read More]
‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Returns to HBO Next Month
If you’re getting impatient waiting for your John Oliver fix, hang in there, because the wait is almost over. In a new trailer released today, HBO confirmed that Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will return with new episodes on Sunday, February 18th at 11:00pm. Back in September, HBO renewed... [Read More]
Episode #190: Katt Williams
You may think you know Katt Williams, but you don’t know the Katt Williams behind the headlines. You may know him from his role as Money Mike on Friday After Next, or from Wild ‘N Out, or from his four HBO specials: The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1; It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’; Katt... [Read More]
Episode #190: Katt Williams
You may think you know Katt Williams, but you don’t know the Katt Williams behind the headlines. You may know him from his role as Money Mike on Friday After Next, or from Wild ‘N Out, or from his four HBO specials: The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1; It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’; Katt... [Read More]