From the attic of a Chinese restaurant, Boston’s Comedy Studio celebrates 20th Anniversary
On paper, its a little 75-seat “place” in the attic of a Chinese restaurant. To comedy, it’s as big as the world. This month, The Comedy Studio in Boston, MA celebrated its 20th Anniversary. That in itself is a feat. However, there’s more to it than that. The Comedy Studio ha... [Read More]
Comedian Myq Kaplan is making a music album and you can be a part of it
“Ever since I was little, I dreamed of Kickstarter existing so I could. Finally, I can!” says comedian Myq Kaplan. On his Kickstarter page, Kaplan explains his musical history and how it’s intertwined with his comedy career over the last 20 years. There are some great incentives, f... [Read More]
Episode #17: Myq Kaplan and Zach Sherwin
Myq Kaplan and Zach Sherwin have been friends of mine for years, and together, they have a new podcast miniseries, Words of the Years, on the new podcast app, Howl. You probably saw Kaplan performing this summer as a contestant on America's Got Talent. In 2010, Kaplan also made the final f... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan’s live quarterfinal round of America’s Got Talent at Radio City Music Hall
My friend Myq Kaplan performed Tuesday night during the second quarterfinal round of America's Got Talent 2015, live on NBC from Radio City Music Hall. Kaplan started his short set with something he often does, referencing the acts who came before him -- it's a way to let the audience know they're s... [Read More]
Going Hollywood: Meet Zach Sherwin
Photo of Zach Sherwin by Mindy Tucker People were going Hollywood long before Bing Crosby starred in the 1933 film musical Going Hollywood. Certainly, though, countless unknowns have packed their bags and moved to Los Angeles in the years and decades since then, hoping for show business to discover ... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan moves past judge’s cuts on NBC’s America’s Got Talent
Last night proved to be a stellar one for comedian Myq Kaplan as he scored big laughs with a rapid-fire routine on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. And after last night’s appearance, we find that Kaplan will be moving on past the judges cuts. In his set he discusses his pickup lines and... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan: Ready for his close-up on America’s Got Talent 2015
Myq Kaplan not only passed his audition, but also survived the "Judges' Cuts" round this week on America's Got Talent, currently in its 10th season on NBC. On Tuesday night's episode, we saw Kaplan joke about and with his long-distance girlfriend, and impress the judges with his quick wit. So we'll ... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan and Gary Vider audition for America’s Got Talent 2015
Blink and you may have missed it last night, but only if your blinks last a New York Minute -- because that's how long it took for America's Got Talent to show us brief teases of comedians Myq Kaplan and Gary Vider from their auditions this season. Don't worry. You'll likely see more of Kaplan and V... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan’s Moving My Girlfriend and Her Belongings Across the Country and Also Doing Shows Along the Way Tour Day 11 through 16
All things must come to and end. And all of those endings have a beginning to its end. Here we capture, through Myq Kaplan’s eyes, both the end and beginning of the end starting with the latter. In this post you’ll be able to live through the days 11 – 16 of the tour. We […]... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan’s Moving My Girlfriend and Her Belongings Across the Country and Also Doing Shows Along the Way Tour Day 2 through 10
For those playing catch up, Here’s what you need to know. Myq Kaplan is on tour while moving his girlfriend and her belongings across the country. And he’s documenting it for us here on The Laugh Button. In this post you’ll be able to catch up with Days 2 – 10. Enjoy! Day 2: ... [Read More]