Jay Pharoah Saturday Night Live

Jay Pharoah’s personal top 10 Saturday Night Live sketches

Jay Pharoah is showing no signs of slowing down despite the news that he will no longer be a part of Saturday Night Live. He’s hit the ground running landing a Showtime series while heading down to Houston to perform stand-up. In fact, the shows in Houston have gone so well that the comedian took […]

Taran Killam Sketchy MVPs

Sketchy MVPs: Taran Killam 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. When […]

Brother Nature Video

Watch Taran Killam’s “Brother Nature” trailer that boasts an SNL cast

Roger (Taran Killam), a straight-laced politician has big plans to propose to his dream girl (Gillian Jacobs) at her family’s lake house. But everything goes awry when he meets his potential brother-in-law Todd (Bobby Moynihan): a full-time camp counselor with a heart of gold and a wild sense of fun, pining to be Roger’s best […]

David Mandel The Laugh Button Podcast

The Laugh Button Podcast #81: David Mandel from VEEP

We just returned from Montreal for the Just For Laughs festival. They recap their time across the border which included the last of Trump v. Bernie, The Goddamn Comedy Jam, British comedians, new faces and Roast Battles. While there, we sat down with David Mandel, a comedy luminary and the current showrunner of HBO’s Veep […]

Will Forte Sketchy MVPs

Sketchy MVPs: Will Forte 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. Last week, The Tonight […]

Drake SNL Video

Drake can’t quite catch on in cut for time “Work Banter” SNL sketch

Derek (Drake) has a hard time figuring out his new coworkers’ (Beck Bennett, Bobby Moynihan) banter while starting out at his new job. Drake hosted Saturday Night Live back on May 14th this year and despite the show being on hiatus until the new season, SNL is still pumping out sketches. From our May 14th […]

Gilda Radner Game Changers

Game Changers of Comedy: Gilda Radner

Saturday Night Live has showcased legends since it began. The original cast of performers birthed that precedent. They had no idea how big SNL was going to be. Maybe that is why they took so many risks that would define the forty-plus year institution. The first cast member to sign with the show was no […]