Tig Notaro Live in Austin (Review)
AUSTIN – In a paradoxical municipality like Austin, Texas, where small-town mentality seems to prevail even as the city itself continues to balloon, it’s easy to see how a personality like Tig Notaro’s would sell out tickets like a scalper on Super Bowl Sunday. To begin with, Tig i... [Read More]
 
Brad Pitt hates Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)
Zach Galifianakis topped his previous presidential interview with a brilliant new episode of his Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns. The guest this time is Brad Pitt (or Bradley Pitts, or Bart Pitt, or whatever). The Furry Fury star sits down with Galifianakis as he receives an odd assortmen... [Read More]
 
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Mike Drucker American Horror Story: At a Party of Co-Workers and Your Phone is Dead Robert Yasumura The fact that Chuck Norris has political influence in Texas tells you everything... [Read More]
 
Writer/Doctor Simon Stephenson Is Developing a Medical Comedy for ABC
by Megh Wright A day after announcing the development of three new comedy series, ABC has added yet another with THR's report that the network has given a put-pilot commitment to a medical comedy called Family Practice. Written by doctor/writer Simon Stephenson — who wrote an episode of the UK... [Read More]
 
A Rival Public Access Producer Almost Started a Brawl on 'The Chris Gethard Show'
by Megh Wright Last night's Chris Gethard Show started out with an innocent concept: Bring 200 kazoos to the Manhattan Neighborhood Network studio and see what happens. Things took an unexpected turn when Gethard called out an MNN producer (he called himself only "Smith") who was brooding nearby dur... [Read More]
 
Jerry Seinfeld Meets with the President of Crackle in This 'Comedians in Cars' Teaser
by Megh Wright Jerry Seinfeld's Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee returns with a new round of episodes on November 6th with guests like Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, and Fred Armisen, and today the streaming network released a tense teaser video featuring Seinfeld's old TV... [Read More]
 
Will Smith turning ‘Hitch’ into Fox comedy series
Will Smith is bringing Hitch to the small screen (or computer screen, or phone screen…wherever you watch things now). Smith is developing his 2005 hit movie into a half-hour comedy series for Fox. Smith starred in Hitch as a dating consultant for good guys who lacked the confidence and knowle... [Read More]
 
Get a Job! The Laugh Button is hiring, apply now!
Hey you! Want to come work with us? We think you’ll be awesome. Right now we’re looking for an awesome comedy fan, writer, marketer, social guru, self starter that can help us expand our growing empire of comedy. We’re looking for someone great who would not only write for The Laug... [Read More]
 
#TBT to when Ted & Gracie got engaged
Every Thursday, TLB participates in #TBT by scrounging around the internet for precious web gems of yore. Here’s one of our favorite videos that deserve some extra attention. It’s October, a lovely time for a beautiful Autumn wedding. This romantic season (I guess they all can be), remin... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Pee-wee Herman Visits 'Nerdist'
by Stephanie Simon 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... [Read More]