Check Out a Clip from Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s ‘The Trip to Spain’
If you can never get enough of Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s masterful impersonations from The Trip series, you’re in luck, because the two bring their vast collection of expert impressions to their latest movie The Trip to Spain directed by Michael Winterbottom. In the above clip, Cooga... [Read More]
Amanda Seales Returns To The Breakfast Club: Shares ‘Smart, Funny, And Black’ Series Still In The Works, And Revealed She Auditioned For ‘Girls Trip’
Amanda Seales is currently on a run with her career and stopped by The Breakfast Club to update everyone about it. In the nearly one hour conversation, Amanda discussed her LA move to her current relationship status. From watching the interview we learned that Seales is exploring all of the options ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Patti Deutsch (1943-2017)
Patti Deutsch, who started out performing in an improv group with Fred Willard, became well-known through appearances on Laugh-In, Match Game and Tattletales, and maintained a voiceover career from the 1980s through the 2000s, died last week from cancer. Deutsch was 73. Born Dec. 16, 1943, in Pittsb... [Read More]
R.I.P. Patti Deutsch (1943-2017)
Patti Deutsch, who started out performing in an improv group with Fred Willard, became well-known through appearances on Laugh-In, Match Game and Tattletales, and maintained a voiceover career from the 1980s through the 2000s, died last week from cancer. Deutsch was 73. Born Dec. 16, 1943, in Pittsb... [Read More]
Girls Trip, Insecure: This Weekend The World Will Know That #BlackWomenAreFunnyToo
Black women are funny. Not just when they’re the token on an all white show. Not when they’re the overweight sidekick comic relief or the moral compass to the zany White woman’s crazy life. They’re funny when they don’t have to center white people and their interests, c... [Read More]
R.I.P. Stevie Ryan (1984-2017)
Stevie Ryan, one of the first YouTubers to score her own comedy series on TV, has died. She was 33. Ryan, born June 2, 1984, and raised in Victorville, Calif., moved to Los Angeles at age 19 to pursue a career in show business. After booking various commercial projects, her YouTube videos caugh... [Read More]
R.I.P. Bill Dana, 1924-2017
Bill Dana, the comedian who pretended to be an astronaut and became a fan of America’s original astronauts, has died. Dana was 92. Dana was born William Szathmary on Oct. 5, 1924, into a Hungarian Jewish family in Quincy, Mass., adopting a variation on his mother’s name for his stage nam... [Read More]
R.I.P. Tino Insana, 1948-2017
Voice-over actor and improviser Tino Insana, who got his start in Chicago with a comedy trio with John Belushi, has died. Here is The Second City’s obituary for Insana: Tino Insana, improviser, actor, writer, award-winning voice-over artist, best remembered as Mr. Grouper in “Bubble Gupp... [Read More]
Adult Swim is driving a Rickmobile across America this summer
Always the ones to bring the party, everyone’s friends over at Adult Swim just announced plans for a massive summer… MORE Adult Swim is driving a Rickmobile across America this summer appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
R.I.P. Gary Shapiro
Singer. Songwriter. Comedian. Rabbi. Cantor. Gary Shapiro touched many lives in and around Los Angeles in ways a typical comedian never did. Shapiro died unexpectedly on Thursday. More details on that as they become available. Shapiro (@ElSmoocho on Twitter) had just performed at the beginning of th... [Read More]