Tight 15s: Netflix orders bunch of new, shorter stand-up specials
Netflix made waves two years ago by ramping up production of stand-up specials to almost one per week. Last year, the streaming giant also introduced a handful of half-hour specials called The Standups. In 2018, they’re halving that half! Netflix will make at least 16 new stand-up specials tha... [Read More]
5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world
Vogue has compiled a list of “5 Comedians Who Might Help You Stay Sane for the Next 4 Years,” a group… MORE 5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world
Vogue has compiled a list of “5 Comedians Who Might Help You Stay Sane for the Next 4 Years,” a group… MORE 5 (more) comedians to help distract you from the end of the world appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Quotes from comedians about working as TV audience warm-ups
Vanity Fair profiles some of the legion of stand-up comedians who work the trenches largely behind the scenes of sitcoms and talk shows in "Warm-Up Comics: The Funniest People in TV Who Are Never on TV." Seth Herzog, pictured above in the Wonder Woman costume he has managed to work into gigs for yea... [Read More]
The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics in New York
by Samantha Pitchel Welcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. Splitsider readers are no doubt familiar with most of the established standups in the country — ones who have risen up via TV appear... [Read More]
Liza Treyger can’t catch a break in the newest “How Many Questions” ft. Matteo Lane
Poor Liza. She just can’t catch a break… on her own web-series. In the newest installment of Treyger and Sabrina Jalees’ hilarious web-series, How Many Questions, the girls drill comedian Matteo Lane with a barrage of questions. Both Lane and Treyger where “New Faces” ... [Read More]