Matt Besser Features

Matt Besser “Breaks The Record” through a variety of characters

A comedy album from Matt Besser has been long overdue. Besser is a co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre, and the sadly now defunct TV series Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), alongside Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, and Ian Roberts. The original UCB theater and improv school expanded to include other locations in both New York […]

Bob Elliott (left) of Bob and Ray In Memoriam

Bob Elliott of comedy duo Bob and Ray passes away at age 92

Bob Elliott was both an actor and comedian, most notably recognized as one-half of the comedy duo of Bob and Ray. And the name Elliott is no stranger to comedy as he was the father of comedian and actor Chris Elliott who in turn is the father of Abby and Bridey Elliott. On radio, he […]

Tosh Features

Fans can create a commercial for the upcoming season of “Tosh.0”

From the truly bizarre and entertaining videos to the equally weird and fascinating people posting them, host Daniel Tosh covers it all when the eighth season of Tosh.0 debuts February 9. Tosh.0 will hit a major series milestone when the 200th episode airs this summer. In addition, the World Premiere of Daniel Tosh: People Pleaser, […]

Eddie the Eagle Movies

“Eddie the Eagle” flies high on comedy, inspiration, and dedication

Eddie the Eagle is this generation’s Rudy. Inspired by true events, Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), […]

TLB New 2016 Site News

Welcome to the new version of The Laugh Button

If you’re reading this right now, then you already know what we’re about to say. The Laugh Button just launched a new site re-design. Tada! While we’ve done this a few times in the past, we have to say its our most ambitious one ever. We’ve jettisoned the longtime blogger format in favor of a […]

Orange Is the New Black Television

Comedy or Drama: Modern day award show problems

It’s quite hard to live under any specific label these days when it comes to categorizing the arts. The lines have become ever so blurred as the years go on. We’ve seen comedy and drama come together to create dramedy. Rap and rock came together to form rap-metal, and sad and dreary apocalyptic back drops […]