Comedians say case of sued performer is threat to the art
Standups say outcome of Louise Reay case could stop people talking about personal livesLeading comedians, including David Baddiel, have said the Louise Reay case, in which she is being sued by her estranged husband for allegedly defaming him on stage, should not restrict standups from using personal... [Read More]
Take an exclusive first look at Kate Wolff’s music video, “Labia Game”
NYC comedian Kate Wolff is the baddest woman in the game… what game you ask? Well that’s the Labia Game.… MORE Take an exclusive first look at Kate Wolff’s music video, “Labia Game” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
I sympathise with Louise Beamont: we comedians are truth-seekers | Arnab Chanda
Looking for the laughs in painful personal stories makes for interesting subject matter, but emotionally it’s a high-risk pathI don’t really feel comfortable speaking about Louise Beamont’s case, in which Thomas Reay, her estranged husband, is suing her on the grounds that she defa... [Read More]
I sympathise with Louise Beamont: we comedians are truth-seekers | Arnab Chanda
Looking for the laughs in painful personal stories makes for interesting subject matter, but emotionally it’s a high-risk pathI don’t really feel comfortable speaking about Louise Beamont’s case, in which Thomas Reay, her estranged husband, is suing her on the grounds that she defa... [Read More]
I feel for the standup being sued by her ex: we comedians seek the truth | Arnab Chanda
Louise Reay was looking for laughs in personal stories, but emotionally it’s a high-risk pathI don’t really feel comfortable speaking about the case of comedian Louise Beamont, known on stage as Louise Reay , in which her estranged husband, is suing her on the grounds that she defamed hi... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for the new HBO doc, “Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling” directed by Judd Apatow
HBO is set to air a two-part, four-hour documentary about the life Garry Shandling. Judd Apatow is overseeing the project… MORE Watch the trailer for the new HBO doc, “Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling” directed by Judd Apatow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Chats with Parkland Mass Shooting Survivors Carly Novell and Delaney Tarr on ‘The Opposition’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Opposition, where Jordan Klepper talks with Carly Novell and Delaney Tarr, two seniors and shooting survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who are using their platform to call for the government to pass common-sense gun control laws. At o... [Read More]
Here’s a first look at Tracy Morgan’s TBS series, “The Last O.G.” coming this April
Here’s first look at Tracy Morgan’s return to TV with the new TBS series, The Last O.G.. The show places… MORE Here’s a first look at Tracy Morgan’s TBS series, “The Last O.G.” coming this April appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Marvel, Why Haven’t You Financed My Insect-Hero Film ‘The Fantastic Franz Kafka’s Cockroach-Man’? by Dan Caprera
Dear Marvel Studios, Over the past few years, your production company has financed many big-budget, high-octane, insect-inspired films such as Ant-Man (2015), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), and Spider-Man: Homecoming 2 (2019). And, considering the sheer volume of insect-... [Read More]
Standup comedian's husband sues for defamation over 'provocative' show
Louise Reay says she faces bankruptcy if she loses case that could boil down to judge’s sense of humourAn award-winning standup comedian is being sued by her estranged husband for allegedly defaming him in her show.The lawsuit, described by a leading lawyer as a test case, relates to a show by... [Read More]