Dave Thomas, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, and More Will Reunite for a Second City Benefit Next Month
A bunch of Canadian comedy legends are reuniting next month for an all-star benefit in Toronto. The one-night-only benefit, called Take Off, Eh!, will be held at Second City Toronto on Tuesday, July 18th, and the proceeds of the event will go to Dave Thomas’s nephew Jake as well as the Sp... [Read More]
In Defen(c)e of Canadian Comedy
Much like its residents, Canada’s sense of humor is genteel. And whether or not you knew it at the time, chances are you have, at some point, enjoyed a work of Canadian comedy. Kids in the Hall, SCTV, and Slings and Arrows are just a few of the shows that have leaked onto American airwaves, [&... [Read More]
The In-Your-Face Queerness of Scott Thompson’s Francesca Fiore and Buddy Cole
2016 was a very, very bad year no matter how you slice it. In tough times, comedy is often a form of escape that people turn to when they need comforting. With that in mind, we asked our contributors to pick the one piece of comedy in any form that they turn to when they […] [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #94: Kids In The Hall’s Kevin McDonald live from The SONOS Store
We’re live from The SONOS Store in New York as we welcome Kevin McDonald. A founding member of The Kids In The Hall sketch comedy troupe. The team responsible for one of the most influential sketch comedy shows of all time. It’s a total lovefest as McDonald tells our hosts Mark and Matt ... [Read More]
Sketchy MVPs: Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald from Kids In The Hall
We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes w... [Read More]
Sketchy MVPs: Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald from Kids In The Hall
We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes w... [Read More]
The Kids in the Hall Visit ‘Late Night’ to Talk Canada, Lorne Michaels, and More
To promote The Kids in the Hall on Seeso, Dave Foley, Mark McKinney, Kevin McDonald, Scott Thompson, and Bruce McCulloch stopped by last night’s Late Night, where they chatted with Seth Meyers about working with their old boss Lorne Michaels and being one of the first sketch shows to tackle LG... [Read More]
The Kids in the Hall Visit ‘Late Night’ to Talk Canada, Lorne Michaels, and More
To promote The Kids in the Hall on Seeso, Dave Foley, Mark McKinney, Kevin McDonald, Scott Thompson, and Bruce McCulloch stopped by last night’s Late Night, where they chatted with Seth Meyers about working with their old boss Lorne Michaels and being one of the first sketch shows to tackle LG... [Read More]