Going Back to ‘Another Period’ with Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome
Another Period returns to Comedy Central for its third season tomorrow night. The early 20th century comedy created by and starring Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome follows sisters Lillian (Leggero) and Beatrice (Lindhome) Bellacourt in their quest for Edwardian-era fame. The hilarious period comed... [Read More]
Talking Standup, ‘Cheers,’ and the Importance of Silliness with Geoff Tate
A lot of people know Geoff Tate from Doug Loves Movies. He is the “winningest player in the show’s history,” according to the podcast’s extensive fan wiki. In his three previous standup albums, Tate has carved out a niche as a cranky, thoughtful dude with a deep, abiding love... [Read More]
Tom Segura on his latest stand-up special, “Disgraceful,” and comedy itself
“I wish I was home right now.” That is how Tom Segura starts off his newest special, Disgraceful. This is… MORE Tom Segura on his latest stand-up special, “Disgraceful,” and comedy itself appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tom Segura on his latest stand-up special, “Disgraceful,” and comedy itself
“I wish I was home right now.” That is how Tom Segura starts off his newest special, Disgraceful. This is… MORE Tom Segura on his latest stand-up special, “Disgraceful,” and comedy itself appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Katt Williams Wants to Start a Conversation
Katt Williams views his live show as a conversation between himself and a room full of his friends, friends he’s made by touring the country and returning to cities again and again. In his new special Great America, which just dropped on Netflix, he opens with a masterful display of his partic... [Read More]
Going ‘Corporate’ with Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman, and Pat Bishop
“Comedy Central Is Corporate.” That’s what was on some mysterious billboards in Los Angeles and New York recently, without much else to go off other than a date. For most people they didn’t know what the billboards were advertising, but there were three guys who had the insid... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Talking Faith, Standup, and Season 2 of ‘Crashing’ with Pete Holmes
As a verb, Crashing — the title of comedian Pete Holmes’s semi-autobiographical HBO series — took on multiple conceptual connotations throughout season 1. Our protagonist Pete, a naïve and sheltered evangelical Christian, watched his life come crashing down after discover... [Read More]
Catching Up with Anjelah Johnson
When I caught up with Anjelah Johnson she was at her home in LA, getting ready to head to the Bay Area to spend Christmas with her family before doing a stretch of eight New Year’s weekend shows at Tommy T’s Comedy Club in Pleasanton, just 25 minutes from where she grew up. For Johnson, ... [Read More]