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  • Get a Job! The Laugh Button is hiring, apply now!

    Funny Business 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 Laugh Button, they’d help us with our marketing initiatives, and help us with things related to our growing ad network.

    Here is the official job listing. If you’re interested, send your resume on over to us.

    The Laugh ButtonĀ and its parent company, The Syndicate is currently hiring a qualified candidate to join the comedy division of our fast growing marketing agency. This is a part-time, position based in our Weehawken, NJ office. The ideal candidate will have a passion for pop-culture, with a very specific interest in comedy. Must be a great writer and able to thrive in a fast-paced, energetic work environment. Outstanding communication skills are a must, both oral and written. Read More

    Chris Rock will host “Saturday Night Live” on November 1st with musical guest, Prince

    Chris RockSarah Silverman, Bill Hader, and now Nat X Chris Rock! Saturday Night Live seems to be on a roll with bringing back some of its famous alums for season 40. Today they announced that Chris Rock will be returning for the November 1st episode after a 2 week hiatus. The musical guest will be Prince.

    As with Sarah Silverman, Rock didn’t really explode during his tenure on SNL, rather success for him came after his time at studio 8H. But he’s more than made up for his time in the years since becoming one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time. Set the DVRs.

    This Week on TV: Comedy giants

    This week, Dane Cook will make his return to the stand-up world with the debut of his new special, Troublemaker which is set to debut on Showtime Saturday night. Cook, whose meteoric rise in the 00’s has been well documented. But he hasn’t released much in the last few years, choosing to focus on acting and other ventures. Also returning this week, is the monstrous Artie Lange, who will also premiere a long-awaited special on Saturday night. Two comedy giants, dropping in one week. Boom. Read More

    Enter to win tickets to The Laugh Button Live this weekend during Comic Con’s New York Super Week

    Three Chances to Win Tickets to The Laugh Button Live at Comic Con's New York Super Week! in The Laugh Button's Hangs on LockerDome

    This weekend, we’re throwing 3 live comedy shows in 2 days as part of Comic Con’s New York Super Week. We’re giving our readers a chance to win tickets. Use this handy form to enter for your chance to win. You have 24 hours, make it count. Read More

    This week on TV: Love comes to the store

    There are lots of great funny people making appearances on television this week. Late night is packed full of it all while many new sitcoms are premiering. While that’s all fun and dandy but this weekend, we’re not only hosting some killer live stand-up shows but we’re anxiously awaiting the debut of Jerrod Carmichael’s new stand-up special, Love At The Store. Giddyup! Read More

    The Laugh Button Live! at Comic Con’s New York Super Week

    TLB NYCC PosterThe Laugh Button is putting on three different stand-up comedy shows during Comic Con’s New York Super Week. New York Super week is a week full of fun activities around the city leading up to the New York edition of Comic Con. The Laugh Button has partnered with our pals at Comedy Dynamics and SiriusXM Comedy to help contribute to the awesome week of programming. Over the course of two days, we will host three shows at The Stand.

    In the early evening of Saturday, October 4th, we will give the stage to comedian and comic book fan Mike Lawrence for “Days of Future Laughs,” a show so top secret, only Mike knows what to expect. At the midnight hour on the same day, Yannis Pappas will host some of our favorite NY comedians and rising stars – Aaron Berg, Monroe Martin, Crystian Ramirez, Rachel Feinstein, and Gary Gulman. Then, after we all take naps, we reconvene on Sunday night (October 5th) for a total blowout, where Mike Lawrence hosts a murderer’s row of comedians for the final night not to be missed with Big Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Janeane Garofalo, Joe List, and Kurt Metzger.

    SiriusXM Comedy will be on hand for a live recording, to air during New York Comic Con the week after. Lastly, we must thank Comedy Dynamics for helping us present the entire evening.

    It’s a can’t miss event, so get your tickets ASAP! Read More

    This week on TV: Trolling on South Park

    It’s here ladies and gentlemen, not only is it hoodie weather, but its that time of the year when we see the return of many of the fall shows. The biggest one for us being the 40th season of Saturday Night Live. Last week a bunch of changes happened for this new season, including new cast members, new people at the Weekend Update desk and a new announcer. All prepping for this weekend’s new season. Also, it was bound to happen and South Park released a promo for season 18 and in it they’re totally trolling the Washington Redskins, blamo. Read More

    Comedy festival and suicide prevention, Maui Comedy Festival partners with The American Federation for Suicide Prevention

    Maui Comedy Festival - AFSPSuicide is a serious condition that many struggle with. Things once again hit the comedy community all too close the recent death of Robin Williams. It’s in his honor that the Maui Comedy Festival has announced a partnership with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In addition to donating a portion of all event proceeds to the AFSP, the Festival hopes to provide a new platform for continuing the dialog surrounding suicide and depression.

    The producers of the Maui Comedy Festival recognize that mental illness and suicide disproportionately affect the comedy community and has been responsible for taking some of the greatest comedic souls far too early. Read More