Talking Standup and ‘Hood Adjacent’ with James Davis
Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level on Comedy Central. Following that, his new Comedy Central series Hood Adjacent premieres next Wednesday at 9:00/8:00c. Hood Adjacent is Davis’ move to bridge the gap between urban and mainstream comedy by exploring topics through his point of view, a point o... [Read More]
Spend your 4th of July with new Netflix series “The Standups,” featuring half hours from Nate Bargatze, Dan Soder, Nikki Glaser and more
This 4th of July, Netflix is debuting their new series The Standups, a compilation of completely new half hours from Nate… MORE Spend your 4th of July with new Netflix series “The Standups,” featuring half hours from Nate Bargatze, Dan Soder, Nikki Glaser and more appear... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope on Festivals, “Industry Tools,” and Other Things He Hates
Doug Stanhope has been called all sorts of things like depraved, rude, hostile, and raunchy. All of those are fitting descriptions, but one trait stands out above all others: honesty. His candor extends from the stage to his everyday interactions. Take this interview, for instance. The goal was to p... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Womps It Up
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
See present and future comedy stars improvise during the 19th annual Del Close Marathon
Each summer going back 18 years, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has hosted improvisers from around the country — and now around the world — to celebrate the comedy form, and in particular the late improv guru Del Close. Close not only popularized the Harold form, but also taught an... [Read More]
See present and future comedy stars improvise during the 19th annual Del Close Marathon
Each summer going back 18 years, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has hosted improvisers from around the country — and now around the world — to celebrate the comedy form, and in particular the late improv guru Del Close. Close not only popularized the Harold form, but also taught an... [Read More]
See present and future comedy stars improvise during the 19th annual Del Close Marathon
Each summer going back 18 years, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has hosted improvisers from around the country — and now around the world — to celebrate the comedy form, and in particular the late improv guru Del Close. Close not only popularized the Harold form, but also taught an... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Netflix’s ‘The Standups’ Featuring Nikki Glaser, Beth Stelling, Deon Cole, and More
Netflix has been on a roll this year when it comes to hourlong standup specials, so it makes sense that the streaming network wanted to take things one step further by adding some half-hour specials in the form of a new series similar to last year’s The Characters. Today Netflix released the t... [Read More]
British comedian James Acaster made his US late night debut on “Conan”
Big-in-the-UK comedian James Acaster winged his way over to the West Coast to make his late night debut on Conan… MORE British comedian James Acaster made his US late night debut on “Conan” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Stand-up Chris Charpentier lists the pros and cons of being a short guy on his “Jimmy Kimmel Live” debut
Dapper gentleman  Stand-up Chris Charpentier lists the pros and cons of being a short guy on his “Jimmy Kimmel Live” debut appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]