Talking Standup and ‘Hood Adjacent’ with James Davis
Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level on Comedy Central. Following that, his new Comedy Central series Hood Adjacent premieres next Wednesday at 9:00/8:00c. Hood Adjacent is Davis’ move to bridge the gap between urban and mainstream comedy by exploring topics through his point of view, a point o... [Read More]
On Second Thought with Costaki Economopoulos
Checkout episode #3 of my new Laughly miniseries, On Second Thought, with my guest Costaki Economopoulos. We look back on one of Costaki’s early albums, 1999’s “C’mon, It’s Jokes” to see how he feels about jokes he told then about vaginas and about midgets. T... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope on Festivals, “Industry Tools,” and Other Things He Hates
Doug Stanhope has been called all sorts of things like depraved, rude, hostile, and raunchy. All of those are fitting descriptions, but one trait stands out above all others: honesty. His candor extends from the stage to his everyday interactions. Take this interview, for instance. The goal was to p... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: J-L Cauvin
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]
Meet Me In New York: J-L Cauvin
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]
Meet Me In New York: J-L Cauvin
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]
Inside ‘The Big Sick’ with Kumail Nanjiani
After years of outstanding ensemble work in acclaimed television series like Silicon Valley, Portlandia, and Burning Love —as well as unforgettable scene-stealing cameos in films like Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and Central Intelligence — comedian Kumail Nanjiani has been long overd... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari takes Charlie Rose behind the scenes of “Master of None”
Stand-up and creator and star of Netflix anti-rom-com Master of None Aziz Ansari stepped into Charlie Rose’s studio to talk about… MORE Aziz Ansari takes Charlie Rose behind the scenes of “Master of None” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari takes Charlie Rose behind the scenes of “Master of None”
Stand-up and creator and star of Netflix anti-rom-com Master of None Aziz Ansari stepped into Charlie Rose’s studio to talk about… MORE Aziz Ansari takes Charlie Rose behind the scenes of “Master of None” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Emily V. Gordon Wants to Make You Laugh and Cry at the Same Time
Author, producer, screenwriter, and GWAR fan Emily V. Gordon is no stranger to the philosophical principle that comedy equals tragedy plus time. And not just because she traffics in the business of being funny, although that certainly helps. Gordon, years before she became a successful author (Super... [Read More]