Fall Comedy Reads: Budd Friedman’s ‘The Improv’
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. Budd Friedman loves celebrities. This point is driven home multiple times throughout his memoir/“oral history,” The Improv... [Read More]
Fall Comedy Reads: Budd Friedman’s ‘The Improv’
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. Budd Friedman loves celebrities. This point is driven home multiple times throughout his memoir/“oral history,” The Improv... [Read More]
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay celebrate 10 years of Funny or Die with this new web series
Believe it or not, it’s been a decade since Funny or Die — the site that more or less defined… MORE Will Ferrell and Adam McKay celebrate 10 years of Funny or Die with this new web series appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay celebrate 10 years of Funny or Die with this new web series
Believe it or not, it’s been a decade since Funny or Die — the site that more or less defined… MORE Will Ferrell and Adam McKay celebrate 10 years of Funny or Die with this new web series appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay celebrate 10 years of Funny or Die with this new web series
Believe it or not, it’s been a decade since Funny or Die — the site that more or less defined… MORE Will Ferrell and Adam McKay celebrate 10 years of Funny or Die with this new web series appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Complete Oral History of “The Star Spangled Banner” (Fictionalized Slightly for Entertainment Value), by Lucas Gardner
The following is the complete oral history of Francis Scott Key’s “The Star Spangled Banner.” Certain quotes and other elements have been fictionalized slightly for entertainment value. Francis Scott Key (Writer of “The Star Spangled Banner”) I was an amateur poet at th... [Read More]
WIRED’s Oral History of Funny or Die as the comedy video site turns 10
Funny or Die has its hands in multiple projects on both the small screens of TV and the big movie screens. Brockmire premieres on IFC this week after first appearing as a single video on Funny or Die. The company also launched and produces @midnight on Comedy Central, Billy on the Street on TruTV, D... [Read More]
WIRED’s Oral History of Funny or Die as the comedy video site turns 10
Funny or Die has its hands in multiple projects on both the small screens of TV and the big movie screens. Brockmire premieres on IFC this week after first appearing as a single video on Funny or Die. The company also launched and produces @midnight on Comedy Central, Billy on the Street on TruTV, D... [Read More]
Jon Stewart and staff reveal uncensored history in “The Daily Show” book
The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, is told by its correspondents, writers, and host in The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests. For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stew... [Read More]
An oral history of A Special Thing, the comedy message board that begat a record label and more
You're likely familiar with the comedians who've released stand-up albums in recent years on AST Records: Jimmy Pardo, Karen Kilgariff, Max Silvestri, Sean O'Connor, Liam McEneaney and Dan St. Germain among them. But before comedy nerds took over the mainstream entertainment scene, a few hundred of ... [Read More]