The conundrum of comedy criticism in 2017
This is my 11th consecutive year covering Montreal’s Just For Laughs, but the first in which I’ve experienced serious blowback while still at the festival. What’s going on here? A few different things, and I’ll try to clear the air on as many of them as I can. Usually, comedi... [Read More]
Review: Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood, at The PIT
Dylan Brody looks like he could be Dana Gould’s big brother. Both in life and in comedy. They’re both funnier and smarter than even the above-average stand-up comedian, still funny more than three decades after they started hitting the comedy club stages, and perhaps more appreciated by ... [Read More]
Review: Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood, at The PIT
Dylan Brody looks like he could be Dana Gould’s big brother. Both in life and in comedy. They’re both funnier and smarter than even the above-average stand-up comedian, still funny more than three decades after they started hitting the comedy club stages, and perhaps more appreciated by ... [Read More]
Rachel Bloom makes a music video to show how much she doesn’t care about award shows
Rachel Bloom has won a Golden Globe and two different awards from critics for her starring role in The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and been up for multiple Emmy Awards in recent years. But as Hollywood’s “For Your Consideration” Emmy campaigning hits full steam seemingly across... [Read More]
Maria Bamford commencement address to University of Minnesota class of 2017
Maria Bamford graduated from the University of Minnesota with a creative writing degree in 1993, and returned 24 years later to deliver a creative and meta commencement address to the class of 2017. In her speech, Bamford described exactly how she ended up getting invited and paid to speak. “W... [Read More]
Don Jamieson releases a teaser track from his new album, “Communication Breakdown”
Don Jamieson, former That Metal Show host and one of Revolver Magazine’s “top 10 metalhead comedians,” has a new album… MORE Don Jamieson releases a teaser track from his new album, “Communication Breakdown” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Don Jamieson releases a teaser track from his new album, “Communication Breakdown”
Don Jamieson, former That Metal Show host and one of Revolver Magazine’s “top 10 metalhead comedians,” has a new album… MORE Don Jamieson releases a teaser track from his new album, “Communication Breakdown” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Don Jamieson releases a teaser track from his new album, “Communication Breakdown”
Don Jamieson, former That Metal Show host and one of Revolver Magazine’s “top 10 metalhead comedians,” has a new album… MORE Don Jamieson releases a teaser track from his new album, “Communication Breakdown” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]