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]
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]
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]
Jordan Morris talks about “Bubble,” his hilarious and scary new audio pilot
In a world that looks more like Idiocracy every day, don’t you wish there was some more Portlandia-style place to… MORE Jordan Morris talks about “Bubble,” his hilarious and scary new audio pilot appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jordan Morris talks about “Bubble,” his hilarious and scary new audio pilot
In a world that looks more like Idiocracy every day, don’t you wish there was some more Portlandia-style place to… MORE Jordan Morris talks about “Bubble,” his hilarious and scary new audio pilot appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘Saturday Night Live’s ‘Studio 60’ Moment
For comedy professionals in particular, Aaron Sorkin’s hilariously self-righteous camp classic Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip has to be one of the most hate-watched and lovingly maligned pop culture misfires of all time. The show furiously insisted that an alternately mediocre and bewilderingly... [Read More]
‘Saturday Night Live’s ‘Studio 60’ Moment
For comedy professionals in particular, Aaron Sorkin’s hilariously self-righteous camp classic Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip has to be one of the most hate-watched and lovingly maligned pop culture misfires of all time. The show furiously insisted that an alternately mediocre and bewilderingly... [Read More]