Gene Wilder In Memoriam

Comedy legend Gene Wilder passes at age 83

Jerome Silberman, better known as Gene Wilder has passed away at the age of 83 from complications with Alzheimer’s. He was a screenwriter, author, and a comedic actor of both stage and screen. Best known for his roles in The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, and Young Frankenstein, Wilder was a […]

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Prepare to be “Stuffed,” a new play by Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli would like to ask you this, “A bulimic, a compulsive eater, a confident overweight gal, and a chronically thin chick walk into a play, what happens?” With signature wit and razor-sharp insight, Lisa Lampanelli’s famously irreverent voice comes to the New York stage with Stuffed, bringing together four women’s disparate stories to paint an acerbically […]

TLB 10 - Albums Features

10 Years of TLB: The 10 best albums from the last 10 years

The Laugh Button is celebrating 10 years of operation. During that time, we’ve witnessed some incredible moments in comedy. For the weeks leading up to our 10 year anniversary in October, we’ll be counting down some of our favorite moments as a site – live appearances, festivals, moments, interviews, podcasts, videos, and more. This week, […]

Kevin Can Wait Kevin James

Kevin James set to be the king of television again

A newly retired police officer looks forward to spending more quality time with his wife and three kids only to discover he faces much tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets. Kevin’s retirement plans consist of chilling with his family and having epic adventures with fellow retirees Goody, his former partner […]

Rhea Butcher Interviews

It’s been the year of debuts for Rhea Butcher

This has been quite the year for comedian, actor, and writer Rhea Butcher. Lucky for us, we get to join her for the ride. From her marriage to her new show, new album to late night appearances, we were able to catch up and discuss what this year has been like for her. We also […]

Tim Minchin Features

Tim Minchin, a look at a comedian you should be more familiar with

“He knows that his music lacks depth; But it just can’t be helped. He has nothing interesting to say; So he writes about himself. But he doesn’t want to seem self-obsessed; So he writes in third-person. In an attempt to seem more Rock-N-Roll; But he suspects it’s not working.’ Tim Minchin. A beautiful musician. A […]

Justin Hires The Laugh Button Podcast

The Laugh Button Podcast #84: It’s Rush Hour with Justin Hires

The Laugh Button is turning 10. Let’s reflect. There a lot of stand-up comedy on the horizon between now and the end of the year. Comedian Justin Hires joins us on the podcast to talk about comedy and talk about starring in the TV adaptation of the hit movie franchise, Rush Hour. Episode #84 Show […]

Noah Gardenswartz Features

Noah Gardenswartz is quite “Blunt” about his place in this world

Noah Gardenswartz completely delivers on his new album, Blunt. Gardenswartz showcases an ability to be a storyteller while mixing in punchlines derived through observations, playing on words, and pop culture references. Gardenswartz comments on the world around him and shows how he’s not quite a fit. He’s got the point of a view of a […]

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Game Changers of Comedy: “Moms” Mabley

This game changer was the first female to play the Apollo and perhaps the original female comedian. She was definitely one of few black comedians in her time, and she was most definitely the first openly gay comedian. She was light years ahead of anyone. This game changer was Jackie “Moms” Mabley. Born 1894 in […]

Florida Man Features

Florida Man runs for President on “Meth-based” platform

The current presidential contest has been the most divisive in modern American history. The only candidates people seem to hate more than their own is everyone else’s. In this time of political turmoil, America needs a man it can trust. A man of integrity. A man who won’t waste time thinking when he could be […]