Watch Tracy Morgan receive his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Earlier this week Tracy Morgan was presented a high honor, and that’s a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.… MORE Watch Tracy Morgan receive his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘Hollywood Handbook’s “Pro Version” Gets Off to a Terrific Start with the ‘Ready Player One’ Teaser Freezer
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Hayes Davenport and Sean Clements’ prickly cult podcast Hollywood Handbook is as restless as it is brilliant and consistently funny. The podcast has introduced scores of features and ru... [Read More]
iO West Is Shutting Down Next Week
iO West, the Los Angeles branch of Chicago’s iO Theater (formerly ImprovOlympic) founded by Del Close and Charna Halpern, is closing its doors for good next week. In an email sent to performers today, iO West Managing Director Zach Huddleston announced that the theater, which has been in ... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the Funniest People in the World. She’ll Be Bigger Than Ever”
Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost friends, death threats, and federal investigations, but in a new profile for The Hollywood Reporter today titled “Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the Funniest People in the World. She’ll Be Bigger Than Ever”
Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost friends, death threats, and federal investigations, but in a new profile for The Hollywood Reporter today titled “Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come... [Read More]
R.I.P. Rose Marie (1923-2017)
Rose Marie, a vaudeville star at 3 and hit radio singer at 5, who performed opening night at Bugsy Siegel’s Flamingto resort in Las Vegas and is best known now for her co-starring role as TV comedy writer Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died. She was 94. It is with broken […... [Read More]
Nell Scovell’s Memoir ‘Just the Funny Parts’ Is Out Next Year
Longtime television writer, producer, director, and show creator Nell Scovell has written a book about her career working on shows like The Simpsons, Late Night with David Letterman, The Muppets, and more that hits stores next year. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Scovell’s book – t... [Read More]
Two Women Creators Have Reminders for Men
Men are undergoing a bit of a renaissance right now. A bad one. The Bad Renaissance, as it shall henceforth be known. Whereas the 14th Century European Renaissance we all know and love is famous for its revival and proliferation of forward-thinking art, literature, and learning… shining ... [Read More]
Two Women Creators Have Reminders for Men
Men are undergoing a bit of a renaissance right now. A bad one. The Bad Renaissance, as it shall henceforth be known. Whereas the 14th Century European Renaissance we all know and love is famous for its revival and proliferation of forward-thinking art, literature, and learning… shining ... [Read More]
With ‘Hollywood Masterclass,’ Sean Clements Goes Solo But Remains Irreverent and Hilarious
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. This has been a very strange, rollercoaster month or so for fans of Hayes Davenport and Sean Clements’ feverishly adored cult podcast Hollywood Handbook. The Earwolf bad boys have been ... [Read More]