Talking True Crime Satire with ‘American Vandal’ Showrunner Dan Lagana
From Serial to binge-demanding TV series like The Jinx and Making a Murderer, the true crime doc format has become a national phenomenon that immediately sucks us in and then spits us out eight hours later with endless debates about whodunit. Though these are serious topics that would often demand a... [Read More]
‘PatriotHole’: How the Fake News Makes Fun of Fake News
Doug Baxter is close to figuring out what the Clinton Foundation is really up to. He’s still connecting the dots, but so far it seems that the Clintons have been funneling billions of dollars to research institutions around the country in order to figure out a way for women to have sex with ea... [Read More]
Jay-Z “Moonlight” music video re-enacts Friends with black comedians
For everyone who thought 1990s hit sitcom Friends was too unrealistic or too white, Jay-Z and director Alan Yang are here for you. Yang (Master of None) directed the music video for Jay-Z’s new single, “Moonlight,” which dropped Friday afternoon. It’s a beat-by-beat re-enactm... [Read More]
Jay-Z “Moonlight” music video re-enacts Friends with black comedians
For everyone who thought 1990s hit sitcom Friends was too unrealistic or too white, Jay-Z and director Alan Yang are here for you. Yang (Master of None) directed the music video for Jay-Z’s new single, “Moonlight,” which dropped Friday afternoon. It’s a beat-by-beat re-enactm... [Read More]
Joe Mande talks the nature of Shark Tank, comedy awards, satire and pranks on the cusp of his “Award-Winning” Netflix special
Joe Mande may not win any actual awards for his first hourlong comedy special, although many comedians would consider getting Netflix to release Joe Mande’s Award-Winning Comedy Special is recognition enough. Mande, speaking to me a few days ago, said he was “very happy it ende... [Read More]
Watch the pilot episode of “The Feed,” a new web series lampooning fake news
For fans of smart, sarcastic satire comes “The Feed,” a new web series created by and starring filmmaker Jeff Cerulli.  A… MORE Watch the pilot episode of “The Feed,” a new web series lampooning fake news appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Watch the pilot episode of “The Feed,” a new web series lampooning fake news
For fans of smart, sarcastic satire comes “The Feed,” a new web series created by and starring filmmaker Jeff Cerulli.  A… MORE Watch the pilot episode of “The Feed,” a new web series lampooning fake news appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Watch the pilot episode of “The Feed,” a new web series lampooning fake news
For fans of smart, sarcastic satire comes “The Feed,” a new web series created by and starring filmmaker Jeff Cerulli.  A… MORE Watch the pilot episode of “The Feed,” a new web series lampooning fake news appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow
When the media takes down a comedian, we all lose. When the hubbub of Twitter firestarters and talking heads are starting… MORE When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow
When the media takes down a comedian, we all lose. When the hubbub of Twitter firestarters and talking heads are starting… MORE When news silences satire: Why firing Kathy Griffin today weakens Anderson Cooper tomorrow appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]