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  • Chelsea Handler says goodbye to E! and “Chelsea Lately”


    After seven great years on E!, Chelsea Handler said goodbye to her late night talk show Chelsea Lately. Handler and her show were far and away the best thing to happen to that network, and was one of the best and most refreshing late night shows on television period. Handler gave so many hard working comedians work, and last night she and great handful of her favorite panelists and celebrity friends returned for the series finale. Handler said her goodbyes, but fear not, she will embark on a new chapter with Netflix in 2016. Read More

    Michel Che tries to find a safe reporting spot for an unarmed black man on “The Daily Show”

    The Daily Show attempted to cover the tense situation in Ferguson on last night’s show by sending newest correspondent, Michael Che, to Missouri. Of course, Che didn’t quite feel safe as an unarmed black man in Ferguson, so he reported from St.Louis… until he learned about the recent shooting there. But where on Earth is it safe for an unarmed black man? Turns out, nowhere.

    Anjelah Johnson’s Bon Qui Qui drops a cover Montell Jordan’s “This Is How We Do It” for the benefit of cosmetics

    You know her, you love her, she’s Anjelah Johnson> aka Bon Qui Qui and she’s back with a new song, “This Is How We Do It (Benefit Remix).” The video remixes the classic This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan and for a brief moment transports the viewer back to the ’90s. Ah yes, the ’90s, what a decade. The video was shot for Benefit Cosmetics.

    Claudia Allwood, Benefit Cosmetics’ US Director of Digital Marketing spoke about the new video and Johnson’s contribution saying, “Anjelah Johnson is one of the most talented, funny female comedians… We wanted to bring this video to life with someone absolutely hilarious who would also be our creative collaborator. She wrote the lyrics and was very close to the production of this video as well.” Read More

    Cool thing to buy this week: “Women Aren’t Funny” by Bonnie McFarlane

    There is a lot of stuff out there in the world vying for both your attention and your hard-earned dollars. The Laugh Button is here to help you make the right decisions when it comes to purchasing funny things. Here’s what’s cool to buy this week.

    Women Aren't FunnyWomen Aren’t Funny
    Purchase: iTunes | Amazon

    Comedian Bonnie McFarlane has been working to bring this documentary to the masses for a while now. In the documentary the comedian sets out on a quest – with her husband Rich Vos often in tow – to investigative the age old debate, are women funny?

    McFarlane reports back her findings from interviewing many comedians such as Wanda Sykes, Joy Behar, Sarah Silverman, Rosie O’Donnell, Lisa Lampanelli, Joan Rivers, Colin Quinn, Dane Cook, Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Tom Arnold, Patrice O’Neal, Chelsea Peretti, club owners, bookers and man on the street interviews. It also chronicles the lives of Bonnie McFarlane and Vos as they make the movie and deal with their own struggles doing stand-up all across the country.

    The documentary was produced by Greg “Opie” Hughes, from SiriusXM’s The Opie & Anthony Show. We got the chance to see an early screening of the documentary and you’re in for a treat. She also discussed the documentary with us last year as she was still in the development stages.

    Is a definitive answer to the question made? Probably not, but a documentary stocked with this many comedians, at least we’ll be able to definitely state that the documentary is funny.
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    Katt Williams knows who shot Suge Knight because he was there and saw nobody do it, wait what?

    Katt Williams is always good for some interesting news stories. We know that the comedian and Death Row Records mogul Suge Night were seen palling around every once in a while. This weekend Knight was the victim of a shooting out in LA during the VMAs.

    So when TMZ decided to ask Katt Williams what his thoughts were on the topic we got ourselves this video clip. In it, Williams looking like he had himself a late night, declared that he was both at the scene of the shooting, and that “nobody” shot Suge Knight. It all makes perfect Katt Williams sense. Just watch.

    Netflix renews “BoJack Horseman” for a second season

    Well that escalated quickly. After debuting just this past Friday, Netflix has ordered a second season of its new animated comedy BoJack Horseman. According to THR, Netflix has ordered another round of twelve episodes.

    The series revolves around BoJack, a failed ’90′s sitcom star trying to navigate his way through self-loathing, whiskey and failed relationships. Arrested Development’s Will Arnett lends his voice to the role, along with Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul, Amy Sedaris, Community’s Alison Brie, and comedian Paul F. Tompkins. The series was created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, with art design by Lisa Hanawalt, co-host of the Baby Geniuses podcast with Emily Heller.

    The first season is available to stream now on Netflix.

    Watch Seth Meyers’ Emmy Awards opening monologue

    Last night, Seth Meyers hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Monday is an unusual day to hold the Emmys, which Meyer’s explained in his opening monologue that is was partially due to the MTV VMA’s being held the day before. “MTV still has an award show for music videos even though they no longer show music videos, that’s like  network TV holding an  award show and giving all the trophies to cable and Netflix.” Watch Meyers’ full monologue here. Personal thank you to Mr. Meyers for the dig at drama shows that submitted themselves as comedies. A real sh*tty trend we must end. Bravo.