Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
Forbes 2017 Highest Paid Comedians List Includes Dave Chappelle, Louis CK, And Chris Rock
Forbes jumped back into the pockets of several well known comedians for another look at their 2017 Highest Paid Comedian’s List. This year we see some familiar names along with new positions. Most notably, Jerry Seinfeld has taken the top spot and Amy Schumer wears the crown as the only f... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld tops Forbes highest-paid comedians list for 2017
The Netflix effect is affecting the list of highest-paid comedians for 2017. That’s the unmistakeable takeaway from the annual assessment by Forbes, which each year tries to make an educated guess at how much comedians have made in the previous fiscal year. Unsurprisingly, Jerry Seinfeld, who&... [Read More]
Atlanta, Better Things, Horace and Pete, Veep named Peabody Award winners
Congrats to Donald Glover, Pamela Adlon, Louis CK and the cast of Veep for joining the illustrious list of winners of The Peabody Awards. CK pulled off a double-win, as he co-created FX’s Better Things and also fully funded and created his own streaming dramedy, Horace and Pete, on his own web... [Read More]
Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy
Last week, when Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live, one of the episode’s best sketches was “Birthday Clown,” in which… MORE Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy
Last week, when Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live, one of the episode’s best sketches was “Birthday Clown,” in which… MORE Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy
Last week, when Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live, one of the episode’s best sketches was “Birthday Clown,” in which… MORE Tig Notaro gives her take on the “SNL” clown sketch controversy appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“Why did the chicken cross the road?” Louis CK’s 2017 SNL monologue
This is the look on Louis CK’s face right after he told a live television audience that he’d like to buy a goat so he could have “a trash can that I can make love to.” Yep. CK grins in a way that lets you know how much he can’t believe what he’s getting away [&hel... [Read More]
Does comedy have an “ironic bigotry” problem? The Guardian seems to think so
In a recent op-ed for The Guardian, writer Brian Logan examined recent specials from Dave Chappelle and Ricky Gervais, and… MORE Does comedy have an “ironic bigotry” problem? The Guardian seems to think so appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]