Lovesick in Toledo
Though I cannot put my finger on how exactly, there is something original in how comic Cy Amundson brings the audience in on his jokes. This gives the material a comfort level that just adds to the pleasure you get listening to Lovesick in Toledo.Amundson has an eye and ear ... [Read More]
 
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Albertina Rizzo Orlando Bloom fighting Justin Bieber just became the "Tiger Beat" version of Biggie and Tupac. Ed Galvez My body is less a temple but more Ancient & ruined. ... [Read More]
 
Russell Brand rips apart Sean Hannity’s Israel-Palestine coverage
Russell Brand used to be kind of a polarizing figure, but he had recently won over many people with his takedowns of the mainstream media. Since picking apart his rude interviewers on Morning Joe last June, Brand has continued to call out media’s frequent insensitivity, agenda-pushing, and sen... [Read More]
 
Amber Ruffin, John Lutz, and Conner O'Malley Go Through Seth Meyers's Luggage in This Emmy Awards Preview
by Megh Wright Seth Meyers is hosting this year's Emmys on Monday August 25th, and NBC released a short teaser today that features Late Night writers Amber Ruffin, John Lutz, and Conner O'Malley as a trio of TSA agents who rummage through Seth's TV show-themed luggage. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
How Nathan Fielder got clever with Dumb (Starbucks)
Last night, Nathan For You finally revealed the story behind Nathan Fielder’s viral “Dumb Starbucks” prank. The prank kicked off a media firestorm. While Fielder touched on the subject on How Nathan Fielder got clever with Dumb (Starbucks) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
 
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Roasts the Nerds of Comic-Con
by Megh Wright Back in May, Adult Swim announced that they had ordered an untitled half-hour series starring 30 Rock's Jack McBrayer and Robert Smigel's Triumph the Insult Comic Dog co-created by Smigel, Michael Koman, and David Feldman, and at Comic-Con the group talked about what we can expect fro... [Read More]
 
Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen Talk About 'SNL' and Their Other Shows for 'Variety'
by Megh Wright To celebrate both of their Emmy nominations, Variety recently sat down with Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen for a hybrid interview/conversation that covers everything from their thoughts on each other's shows Girls and Portlandia to what it's like to perform on SNL. Here's both of them t... [Read More]
 
Elizabeth Banks is Producing a College Dorm-Themed Web Series Called 'Resident Advisors'
by Megh Wright Elizabeth Banks is heading up a new comedy web series. The Wrap reports that Banks is co-producing an upcoming comedy called Resident Advisors with her partner Max Handelman for Paramount Digital, which was also behind the Ben Stiller-produced Bachelor parody Burning Love and more rec... [Read More]
 
Hampton Yount is recording an album on August 15th in LA
Again, this summer has been full of album recordings. Before the season ends, LA comedian Hampton Yount will be recording a new album at the NerdMelt Showroom. Via ASpecialThing records, the album, entitled Bearable, will be Yount’s second album after his first, Unbearable,which is available f... [Read More]
 
'Nathan for You's Dumb Starbucks Episode Is Finally Here, and He's Selling His Parody Art on eBay
by Megh Wright Nathan for You's Dumb Starbucks episode aired last night, but before opening up the store Fielder had to prove — for legal reasons — that he had a history of making parody art. To do this, he first hooked up with the LA coffee shop owner he originally intended to help to w... [Read More]