Episode #187: 2017 Comedy MVPs with Jason Zinoman of the New York Times
For a third consecutive year, New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman has invited me into his home so we can tackle the year in comedy, but hopefully from a largely positive standpoint by focusing on the MVPs, the most valuable performers in comedy this year. In 2017, despite the Trump effect hav... [Read More]
Tig Notaro relieved to have Louis CK relieved of his executive producer duties on One Mississippi
It’s no secret that Louis CK helped Tig Notaro break through into the mainstream by putting out her “Live” CD on his website, then by helping her sell her TV series One Mississippi to Amazon. But when Notaro learned about CK’s secret, about how he had abused other women in co... [Read More]
Tig Notaro on Louis C.K.’s Removal from ‘One Mississippi’: “It’s a Huge Relief”
Back in August, Tig Notaro spoke up about the long-running Louis C.K. rumors, saying in interviews with Time and The Daily Beast that she thought it was important for C.K. to “take care of” the rumors by addressing them directly. C.K. responded to Notaro’s comments soon after ... [Read More]
Tig Notaro is the only person upset that the Cubs won the World Series
Tig Notaro stars in a really funny clip put together by the TBS folks to celebrate post-season Baseball. Last year… MORE Tig Notaro is the only person upset that the Cubs won the World Series appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tig Notaro Talks Sexual Abusers on ‘Late Show’: “You Have to Believe People When They Come Forward”
Before all of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein came out, Tig Notaro was speaking out against the sexual misconduct rumors surrounding Louis C.K., saying in August that it’s important C.K. “handle” them instead of dismiss them. Not long after, C.K. did end up dismissing them... [Read More]
Tig Notaro and Patton Oswalt Decide the Fate of a Lucky ‘Chris Gethard Show’ Viewer
Last night’s episode of The Chris Gethard Show was titled “Take a Chance,” and one of the chances Gethard offered viewers was the opportunity for one fan to meet Shannon O’Neill at an intersection in Midtown and come on the show live to be featured as a guest. The lucky chanc... [Read More]
Tig Notaro’s One-Year-Old Son Loves to Come Out of the Closet
Tig Notaro was a guest on last night’s Conan, where she told O’Brien about how her twin sons Max and Finn are doing, including a big update about Max’s first full sentence yelling “I’m gay!” out of nowhere. “I just leaned down, I was like ‘Max, we love... [Read More]
Tig Notaro’s One-Year-Old Son Loves to Come Out of the Closet
Tig Notaro was a guest on last night’s Conan, where she told O’Brien about how her twin sons Max and Finn are doing, including a big update about Max’s first full sentence yelling “I’m gay!” out of nowhere. “I just leaned down, I was like ‘Max, we love... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Responds to Tig Notaro’s Recent Comments: “They’re Rumors, That’s All That Is”
Thanks to some recent comments by Tig Notaro, the long-running rumors of Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct have resurfaced in the news again, and in a new interview with The New York Times, C.K. was asked about the rumors, and like his Vulture interview last year, he offered up a dismissive ... [Read More]
‘One Mississippi’ Dives Deeper into Heartbreak and Humor in Season 2
While One Mississippi’s first season dealt with a number of huge transitions, like the death of protagonist Tig’s mother and Tig’s moving back to Mississippi, its second season is more focused on the questions these transitions bring up: How much can a person change, and under what... [Read More]