Another Email About the Tax Brochure from “Jazz Guy” at Work, by Jeffrey Palms
From the top: Hey, this is Dorian from the tax department — we met last Thursday at the BEPS conference downstairs (I was the one whose silk shirt Pierre commented was “thunderous”)? We spoke briefly about getting some help from you marketing guys on our new Tax Bullet product? I j... [Read More]
When Mario and Cappy Stopped by for a Particularly Surreal Episode of ‘Hard Nation’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Earwolf’s political talk spoof Hard Nation has emerged as one of the most consistently funny and inspired podcasts around. Hard Nation debuted in the oppressive heat of the 2016 preside... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman: ‘Jokes I made 15 years ago I'd not make today’
Sarah Silverman’s comedy has always aimed a laser into the dark corners of sexism, racism and religion. But now she’s using her wit to make sense of the huge issues facing America. Sophie Heawood meets her in HollywoodArriving at the Hollywood studio complex where Sarah Silverman has her... [Read More]
Guy Branum asked to defend his ideas about comedy culture on The Comedy Cellar podcast
The last few weeks have seen a lot of controversy related to men in power making gross transgressions toward women.… MORE Guy Branum asked to defend his ideas about comedy culture on The Comedy Cellar podcast appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Toward A More Perfect Comedian Union
If you had told me 10 years ago, when I launched The Comic’s Comic from a hotel room in Las Vegas during the HBO Comedy Festival, that I’d be writing about sex offenders and Russian agents today, would I still be here? Before you attempt to answer that rhetorical, let me let you know wha... [Read More]
CBS Is Developing a ‘Stripes’ TV Series Adaptation
Another day, another TV reboot. According to Variety, CBS has put into development a single-cam series adaptation of the 1981 film Stripes, which originally starred Bill Murray and was directed by Ivan Reitman. Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger of The Whitest Kids U’ Know are... [Read More]
Paul Mecurio on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
On Wednesday’s episode of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert’s warm-up comic Paul Mecurio received a warm encore of a reception from the audience, and he told them how preparing for a baby is a bit different for parents in New York City than it is elsewhere. Mecurio isn’t so sure about... [Read More]
The Comedy Studio moving from Cambridge to Somerville, Mass., in 2018
The Comedy Studio, Rick Jenkins’s little comedy club above a Chinese restaurant and nightclub that could and would foster Boston’s up-and-coming comedy talent for the past two decades, is on the move. The Studio will play host to 17 more showcase nights above the Hong Kong in Cambridge&r... [Read More]
Hulu Cancels ‘Difficult People’ After 3 Seasons
There truly is no justice in the world, because Julie Klausner’s Hulu series Difficult People will not be returning for another season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has decided to cancel the Klausner and Billy Eichner-starring series not long after season 3 w... [Read More]
Jon Stewart swings by The Today Show to promote “Night Of Too Many Stars”
Jon Stewart is making the rounds to promote, Night Of Too Many Stars which premieres this weekend live on HBO… MORE Jon Stewart swings by The Today Show to promote “Night Of Too Many Stars” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]