Getting the facts from Go Fact Yourself host J. Keith Van Straaten
J. Keith Van Straaten, host of the live game show and podcast for Maximum Fun, Go Fact Yourself, met up with me earlier this summer while scouting locations for taking his game show on the road to New York City. Live shows of Go Fact Yourself are happening this weekend (July 21-22) at Caveat, with [... [Read More]
Looking into the eyes of Bo Burnham: A discussion about his new film “Eighth Grade”
I sit across from him in a hotel room suite at Chicago’s Waldorf Astoria. We are both slouching into our… MORE Looking into the eyes of Bo Burnham: A discussion about his new film “Eighth Grade” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Billy West: the voices in his head (and right out his mouth)
“A lot of things are insane to me, and I try to touch on it in a way that is… MORE Billy West: the voices in his head (and right out his mouth) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Dave Flebotte talks inside comedy baseball of his Showtime series with Jim Carrey, “I’m Dying Up Here”
I’m Dying Up Here almost didn’t survive to a second season. Dave Flebotte, who with Jim Carrey created the Showtime adaptation of William Knoedelseder’s best-seller about The Comedy Store in the 1970s, told me over the phone last week that when Showtime gave them “a... [Read More]
Wheeler Walker Jr.: “Just bitchin’ about nothin'”
“There should be more country artists on your f*cking website, but these people take themselves so goddamn seriously.” Wheeler Walker… MORE Wheeler Walker Jr.: “Just bitchin’ about nothin'” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Erik Griffin is an AmERIKan Warrior
Many comics make bold statements. That is primarily because it is so easy to make one. For a comic to… MORE Erik Griffin is an AmERIKan Warrior appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Nate Bargatze’s journey to the top
Nate Bargatze has been a working comic for over 15 years at this point, but only recently began finding himself… MORE Nate Bargatze’s journey to the top appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Julian McCullough: “Maybe I’m A Man” the $17 million dollar special (but not really)
One of the hardest things for a comedian to do is to find out who they are. This is an… MORE Julian McCullough: “Maybe I’m A Man” the $17 million dollar special (but not really) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Julian McCullough: “Maybe I’m A Man” the $17 million dollar special (but not really)
One of the hardest things for a comedian to do is to find out who they are. This is an… MORE Julian McCullough: “Maybe I’m A Man” the $17 million dollar special (but not really) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Julian McCullough embraces his own version of manhood in his first Comedy Central hour
Julian McCullough scored his first half-hour Comedy Central Presents in 2010. In the years since, McCullough has not only racked up several late-night TV credits, but also a unique relationship with E!, moving from the panels of Chelsea Lately to sidekick on Whitney Cummings’ Love You, Mean It... [Read More]