@RekhalShankar Wants to Be a Void
Rekha Shankar is a comedy writer, performer, and video editor in Brooklyn. She improvises at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and writes for MTV News’s Decoded and Reductress. She has made videos for Clickhole and Funny or Die, and has worked on a pilot for comedian Hari Kondabolu. She als... [Read More]
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah makes President Donald Trump Tweet like an eight-year-old again
Since President Donald J. Trump loves his Twitter account so much, and yet continues to act like a spoiled brat on it, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah did the next right thing: They created a browser extension so Trump’s Tweets read like he’s an eight-year-old. Or, in other words: Make T... [Read More]
“Saturday Night Live” gets an unexpected pitch from Zach Braff
Thanks to comedy angel Melissa McCarthy, all eyes have been on Saturday Night Live’s political coverage for the past few… MORE “Saturday Night Live” gets an unexpected pitch from Zach Braff appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Rae Sanni on Progress, the President, and the Future
Rae Sanni is a comedian and writer from Brooklyn, NY who has been bringing her unique perspective on everything from pop culture to race and gender relations to audiences all over. Sanni has worked on Comedy Central and Lifetime, and she has been published in New York Magazine, The Decider, and Buzz... [Read More]
Melissa Lozada-Olivia (@ellomelissa) on Nihilistic Humor and Being an Alien
Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a Guatolombian nationally recognized & touring spoken word poet. She has been featured on Button Poetry, Bustle, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Glamour Magazine, & her mom’s Facebook statuses. She is a 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion, a Brenda Moosey Video Sl... [Read More]
Melissa Lozada-Olivia (@ellomelissa) on Nihilistic Humor and Being an Alien
Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a Guatolombian nationally recognized & touring spoken word poet. She has been featured on Button Poetry, Bustle, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Glamour Magazine, & her mom’s Facebook statuses. She is a 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion, a Brenda Moosey Video Sl... [Read More]
Brittany Spanos (@ohheybrittany) on Nicki Minaj, Teen Fandoms, and Group Chats
Brittany Spanos is a staff writer at Rolling Stone who has interviewed everyone from Stevie Nicks to Rae Sremmurd. She grew up in Chicago’s South Suburbs and moved to New York for college where she attended NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Prior to Rolling Stone, she was th... [Read More]
Brittany Spanos (@ohheybrittany) on Nicki Minaj, Teen Fandoms, and Group Chats
Brittany Spanos is a staff writer at Rolling Stone who has interviewed everyone from Stevie Nicks to Rae Sremmurd. She grew up in Chicago’s South Suburbs and moved to New York for college where she attended NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Prior to Rolling Stone, she was th... [Read More]
Fake News prompts misguided death threats: InfoWars latest Trumped up mob targets aspiring comedian
Six years ago, many an aspiring comedian dreamed of writing the perfect Tweet or series of Tweets that would launch their careers as stand-ups or comedy writers. Today, the best that comedian can hope for is an onscreen mention on @midnight, probably. The worst? Death threats. Stephen Spinola has ex... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Suspends Writer Katie Rich for Tweeting a Joke About Donald Trump’s Son
A writer at SNL has been suspended over a tweet about Donald Trump’s son Barron. According to The New York Times, writer Katie Rich has been suspended from the show due to a joke she tweeted on Friday mocking Trump’s 10-year-old son, which received immediate backlash on the internet... [Read More]