Jim Jefferies: Unusual Punishment
Gig review by Steve Bennett at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Jamie Lee “I Mean…”
This week comedian Jamie Lee will release her debut stand-up comedy album, I Mean… on ASpecialThing records. Not only is… MORE Cool thing to buy this week: Jamie Lee “I Mean…” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Is It Time for UCB to Start Paying Performers?
Performing improv or standup on a UCB stage might be fun, but that doesn’t mean it’s not labor worthy of payment — especially when you’re performing in front of an audience who paid money to be there, and the tech in charge of the lights shining down on you is getting paid mo... [Read More]
Mike Ross (@MCRossIsNotAPun) on Raccoons, US History, and Minnesotan Moms
Mike Ross (@MCRossIsNotaPun) is a soon-to-be-published writer of comedy and young adult fiction living in New York City. You can currently find him on Twitter, and you can soon find him on Scholastic Book Fair bookshelves by having a child and sending it to public school. A sitcom that’s nothi... [Read More]
Paranoia in ‘High Maintenance’s Second Season
The new season of High Maintenance starts in the same spot HBO’s first season started: with the semi-protagonist weed dealer, The Guy, getting a haircut. In the HBO pilot (the series is a continuation of a web series that ran on Vimeo for 19 episodes), a haircut is a metaphor for the series&rs... [Read More]
Double Trouble with Holt and Talbot
Gig review by Steve Bennett at 2Northdown, London [Read More]
Here Are This Week’s ‘SNL’ Promos with First-Time Host Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain makes her Saturday Night Live hosting debut tomorrow with musical guest Troye Sivan, and the show released a round of promos this week to get you excited. In the above clip, Chastain shows off her acting chops and attempts to teach Kenan Thompson how to play poker, and in the b... [Read More]
Netflix Orders 13 Episodes of ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’
Joel McHale is getting back into the talk show game. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has ordered 13 episode of a weekly half-hour topical series hosted by McHale called The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. The show will “take a sharp, absurdist look at pop culture as well as new... [Read More]