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Jon Glaser loves gear, period

In this new comedy series, actor and comedian Jon Glaser (Trainwreck, Parks and Recreation, Girls) sets out to make a docu-series about his greatest passion: gear. For years, New York writer Jon Glaser was a staple in the comedy world behind the scenes. He’s made America laugh through his hit characters on Late Night With […]

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Sketchy MVPs: Molly Shannon from “Saturday Night Live”

We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes who don’t often get rightful credit for their contributions to sketch comedy. Along […]

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“The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail” is hanging up its spurs

Bittersweet news out of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail camp as they announced they’re calling it a day for the live show. A show that’s been run out of the back of Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles since 2010. It’s also implied that the end of the live show will also bring an end […]

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“Maria Bamford: 20%” is 100% awesome

Maria Bamford has made waves this year. Her Netflix series Lady Dynamite was released with great critical acclaim. Now, she is dropping a new album 20% which flaunts similar charm and content. The comedian talks about dating before her husband, making it in show business, the pugs, and of course, her midwestern aging parents. She […]

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The Laugh Button Podcast #88: Lisa Lampanelli returns!

This week Lisa Lampanelli returns to the podcast to talk about her new play, Stuffed. Lampanelli also earns the distinction of being the first returning guest to the podcast. In addition to Stuffed talk, Mark and Matt talk about comedy tours and there are a lot of them. Most notably, Robert Kelly’s “True Story” tour […]

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Brian Posehn has become “Criminally Posehn”

If you have seen or heard Posehn’s stand-up before then you are familiar with his nerdy, metal point of view. His reach can be pretty lowbrow– his 2013 album is titled The Fartist. Fart jokes, strippers, and marijuana are all in his wheelhouse. While his new album, Criminally Posehn, does have some new gaseous, raunchy […]

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Robert Kelly’s “True Story” tour: Checking in from Vermont

Robert Kelly’s True Story tour is underway as the comedian hits the road with his opener Stavros Halkias. As previously mentioned, The Laugh Button is presenting all dates of the tour to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the tour. When we checked in with the comedians at their stop at Vermont Comedy Club they […]

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Game Changers of Comedy: Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho is a game changer. She brought Asian Americans to the forefront of TV. She has had Grammy and Emmy nominations. She has won countless awards for her work in the LGBT community. She has been of voice for those who can’t on and off stage. Cho was raised in San Francisco by her […]

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Dan Cummins says “Don’t Wake the Bear”

Dan Cummins is quite the prolific comedian. Writing, hosting, and stand-up are all in his arsenal. It’s quite amazing how far he’s come considering how late he started stand-up, let alone how late he discovered it. Cummins’ unique point of view has earned him spots on The Tonight Show (both Conan and Leno have invited […]

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It’s time for our “Meeting” with Justin Sayre

Justin Sayre is an audacious writer, comedian, performer, and is currently a staff writer on the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. He’s also appeared opposite Lisa Kudrow on HBO’s The Comeback. Well, he’s got a mission and he’s destined to complete it. He dissects issues of the LGBT community with what the New York Times […]