Spaceballs: The Article Lists

24 lesser-known facts about “Spaceballs”

Mel Brooks’ iconic sci-fi spoof movie Spaceballs was released on June 24, 1987. That’s today, 29 years ago. When it was released, the movie boookened the back part of Brook’s directing career beginning nearly 20 years before with The Producers in 1967. Brooks is responsible for some of the most iconic comedy movies of all […]

Ferris Bueller Lists

30 lesser-known facts about “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

John Hughes’ iconic movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was released 30 years ago this week. It’s a coming-of-age comedy that without a doubt influenced a generation of comedy fans. Bueller was an ode to 80s teenagers everywhere as well as what Hughes called a, “love letter to the city of Chicago.” In the spirit of […]

Kevin Hart What Now Lists

The 10 highest grossing stand-up films of all time

This Fall, Kevin Hart will be heading back into theaters. But not as an actor, as a stand-up comedian. On October 14th we will be witness to his third concert film titled, Kevin Hart: What Now? This upcoming installment sees Hart perform in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s outdoor venue, Lincoln […]

Saturday Night Live Sketches 41 Lists

The 14 best sketches from season 41 of “Saturday Night Live”

This weekend put wrap on Season 41 of Saturday Night Live. After a major anniversary, we got ourselves a cast that went through some major overhaul and finally began to gel on many fronts. Lorne Michaels made no major cast shakeups during the off season, promoting Beck Bennett, Colin Jost, Kyle Mooney, and Sasheer Zamata […]

10 Moments Lists

Turning Points: a look at 10 career-defining moments for 10 comedians

As you build a career or pass through life, chances are there are a few moments that you could point to that got you to where you are today. Maybe it was a asking someone on a date, taking a certain job, deciding to move to a different city, or what college to attend. Everyone […]

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13 best jokes from Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondents Dinner speech

This year marked the final White House Correspondents Dinner for President Barack Obama. Larry Wilmore, host of Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show was tapped to host this particular occasion and he left no stone un-roasted. The event was broadcast on C-SPAN Saturday April 30th. We combed through the nearly 30 minutes of amazing roast jokes […]

Like Father, Like Son Lists

11 best body swap comedies of all-time

With the new Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, and Christopher Walken “body swap” cat comedy Nine Lives coming to theaters August 5th, we decided to take a look at and rank the 10 best “body swap” comedies of all-time. P.S. What was in the drugs in the 80s? Body swappin’ in film was as common a […]

David Cross Lists

The 11 best beards in comedy

Beards have been associated with everything from Vikings to Hipsters, Politicians to Musicians, as well as Actors and Comedians. And after our recent podcast taping with David Cross for The Laugh Button (he was sporting what we’ve been calling “The Rubin”, as in Rick), we thought it would be fun to rank the best beards […]

Peyton Manning SNL Lists

The best and worst athlete hosts of Saturday Night Live

“Live From New York” – it’s Ronda Rousey? Hey, it’s been done many times before over the show’s 41 seasons. Actors with a hit movie or television series to promote aren’t the only ones who take the stage. Musicians, politics and even athletes have hosted. So will Ronda Rousey kick some ass this weekend (in […]

Chewbacca Lists

6 awesome stand-up bits inspired by Star Wars

So there’s this new movie out and everyone is kind of going to go and see it. They’re talking about it quite a bit as well. This made us think, what are our favorite Star Wars themed comedy bits of all-time? We narrowed it down to 6, or should we say VI, (We haven’t seen […]