Jill Soloway’s New Amazon Show ‘I Love Dick’ Premieres in May
Transparent creator Jill Soloway has a new Amazon show set to debut in a few months. The streaming network announced today that Soloway’s series I Love Dick will first premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday followed by its Amazon debut on Friday, May 12th. Ordered to series back in S... [Read More]
@BransonReese on Cartoons, Furries, and Henry Rollins
​Branson Reese is a cartoonist and comedian living in NYC. He performs weekly at the Magnet Theater and monthly as an alcoholic goose puppet in Simon’s Street at UCB Chelsea. Fans of TBS’s Search Party might remember him as Chantal’s extremely sad friend Gabe. His webcomic Cr... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari is Donald Trump’s favorite comedian, dramatically reads Yelp reviews on “Fallon”
Aziz Ansari and Jimmy Fallon take turns reading real Yelp reviews and replies with a dramatic flourish during Ansari’s visit… MORE Aziz Ansari is Donald Trump’s favorite comedian, dramatically reads Yelp reviews on “Fallon” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Billy Wayne Davis on Conan, “The origin of ‘Coons Age’ is dumber than racism”
Is Billy Wayne Davis the first stand-up comedian in history to work immortal raccoons into a set? Enjoy his performance… MORE Billy Wayne Davis on Conan, “The origin of ‘Coons Age’ is dumber than racism” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
It’s time to Hack into “Broad City”
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer check in to make sure that they have everything they’ll need to survive in Tr**p’s… MORE It’s time to Hack into “Broad City” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert brings Stephen Colbert back on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
On President Obama’s last day, Stephen Colbert’s conservative identical twin cousin, Stephen Colbert, stopped by to wish him farewell. The… MORE Stephen Colbert brings Stephen Colbert back on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedians as Activists in the Era of Trump
In his 2012 book, Tortured Artists, Christopher Zara examines the mental anguish that has plagued some of the most revered artists in history, from Poe to Picasso to Rowling. He also sums up a belief shared by many about the nature of creativity: “Great art comes from great pain.” Though... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Keeping Up with the Joneses”
The Gaffneys’ lives are interrupted by the arrival of new neighbors, whose stunning looks are matched only by the worldly… MORE Cool thing to buy this week: “Keeping Up with the Joneses” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jena Friedman on Comedy as a Political Act
Today millions of concerned, frustrated, depressed Americans are trying to figure out what to do with themselves as a new [insert the adjective of your choice] President is sworn into office. Many will be protesting, while others have opted to seek refuge in whatever literal or figurative blanket fo... [Read More]
Give in to Your Presidential Inauguration Panic with ‘Broad City’s Abbi and Ilana
The next season of Broad City is still a long wait away, but thankfully Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are back for one final Obama-era episode of Hack Into Broad City so you can experience a full-on President Trump panic attack/emotional breakdown with two New Yorkers who do it best. “Fuck me... [Read More]