Amy Schumer News

Amy Schumer announces world tour, second date at Madison Square Garden

For the first time ever at Madison Square Garden in New York City, a female comic headlined. That comic was Amy Schumer. Oh, and by the way, she sold it out. The event is a clear marker on a career that is growing ever still while breaking new boundaries, records, and gender norms. Albums, specials, […]

Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall Spend Money

Cool thing to buy this week: Big Jay Oakerson “Live At Webster Hall”

Philadelphia born-and-raised Jay Oakerson has risen through the ranks of the New York City comedy scene to become a true master at the comedic arts of storytelling and crowd work. His most recent release, Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall, is now available from Comedy Central Records. From the legendary New York City music […]

High Plains Talent High Plains Comedy Festival

The 2016 High Plains Comedy Festival announces its initial lineup of performers

The High Plains Comedy Festival is set to kick off its 4th annual run August 25-27th. With each passing year, the festival is ramping up its profile and doing some really incredible things for stand-up comedy in Denver. Today, festival organizers announced the first wave of festival performers including some big time national acts and […]

Lewis Black News

Lewis Black returns to Broadway with “Black to the Future”

Comedian Lewis Black will be making his return to Broadway this fall for a limited engagement run of Lewis Black: Black to the Future. There will only be four performances of the show and they will take place at Marquis Theatre, September 12, 19, 26, and October 10. Back in 2012, Black made his Broadway […]

Darrell Hammond KFC News

Darrell Hammond felt duped when he was replaced as Colonel Sanders in KFC ads

By this point you’re probably aware of the KFC ad campaign that portrays comedians as the iconic Colonel Sanders. One where Darrell Hammond, Norm MacDonald, and currently Jim Gaffigan have all portrayed the famous chicken man. While the campaign gave off the appearance that every so many months a new comedian would take over the […]

Roadies Television

This week on TV: “Roadies” finally hits the road

This week on TV gives us a little bit of everything. A new comedy special from Deon Cole, new television shows, and the return of some of our favorites. Let’s break it all down. On Monday, two shows return while another premieres. First up is Odd Mom Out on Bravo. The second season of Bravo’s […]

Hasan Minhaj Politics

Hasan Minhaj really wants congress to think about its legacy

Earlier this week Daily Show correspondent and past Laugh Button podcast guest, Hasan Minaj spoke at the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Dinner. Minhaj spent the first 3/4 of his 22 minute speech taking the piss out of journalists, congress and the like. As the speech came to a close Minaj addressed the recent tragedy in […]

Dali Lama - Caddyshack Movies

Unfortunately, the Dalai Lama has not seen the movie “Caddyshack”

There’s pretty much no doubt that the movie Caddyshack deservedly belongs to be marked down in history as one of the greatest comedy movies of all time. It not only starred some of the greatest comedic minds of the 80s like Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, and Rodney Dangerfield but it’s also almost infinitely quotable. In […]