Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson Are on a Mission
When standup comic Corinne Fisher’s boyfriend waited for her to buy his lunch at Panera Bread and then promptly dumped her, her heartbreak became oddly fortunate. It inspired the idea for her podcast, Guys We Fucked, which she hosts with her comedy partner, Krystyna Hutchinson. With the subtit... [Read More]
Jay Larson Is Just Being Himself
As a comedian, actor, writer, podcaster, host, husband, and father, Jay Larson is wearing a lot of hats these days. As he explains, “I’m very diversified, which is probably why I’m not more successful, to be honest.” In terms of career diversity, Jay has recently written for ... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Matt Goldich
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood... [Read More]
Solomon Georgio on Standup, Comedic Heroes, and the Beauty of LA
Today is an exciting day for comedian Solomon Georgio. Not only does his Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents episode premiere tonight at 12:30, but his debut album, Homonegro Superior, just dropped on Comedy Central Records. Since leaving Seattle for LA a little over five years ago, Solomon has steadil... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster’s Unlikely Path to Standup Stardom
Joel Kim Booster is the prince of unusual beginnings. As a baby, he was adopted by white, conservative, religious Midwesterners, an experience he sums up this way: “As you can imagine, it was a little weird growing up in the Midwest with this face and that family. I literally knew I was gay be... [Read More]
Phil Proctor of Firesign Theatre releases first memoir, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?”
‘It’s very interesting, we really did have a cultural effect that we certainly did not plan to have. We basically… MORE Phil Proctor of Firesign Theatre releases first memoir, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Julia Scotti on releasing her first comedy album, a year after coming out transgender on “America’s Got Talent”
A year ago, Julia Scotti was coming off of a career high Rick Scotti could only dream about. Rick had headlined comedy clubs and opened for the likes of Lou Rawls and Frankie Valli, but this Jersey funny boy wasn’t living in the truth. Approaching age 50, the comedian transitioned and became J... [Read More]
Catching Up with Kyle Kinane
In every great comic’s career comes a time where you have to do press for a thing you made. Sometimes it’s a new special, a big movie role, or a chart-topping podcast. And then sometimes a label decides to re-release your album from a year ago on limited edition blue vinyl. Such is the c... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt on Chaos, Kindness, and ‘Annihilation’
The notion that a Trump presidency would give comedians so much great material to work with has proven to be a tricky road to navigate. Yet comedians press forward by either addressing the issues head-on or by providing the world with a welcome distraction from the horror. This task proved to be imm... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt on Chaos, Kindness, and ‘Annihilation’
The notion that a Trump presidency would give comedians so much great material to work with has proven to be a tricky road to navigate. Yet comedians press forward by either addressing the issues head-on or by providing the world with a welcome distraction from the horror. This task proved to be imm... [Read More]