092: Norman Lear, just another version of you
October 20, 2016
Mark is in Japan this week so Bram Teitelman, the Editor In Chief of our sister site, Metal Insider joins us to talk about comedy in politics. We also dive into the Spinal Tap lawsuit filed this week. Then, comedy legend Norman Lear joins us to talk about the American Masters PBS documentary, Just Another Version of You which premieres this week and covers the life and expansive career of the 94 year-old producer.
091: Almond Badoody with Ahmed Bharoocha
October 13, 2016
Mark and Matt both had an encounter with Steven Merchant this past weekend at NY Comic Con. The only problem is, Mark remembers it much entirely different than Matt does. While they don't really come to a conclusion, they do recap the Superhero Fantasy Draft. Comedian Ahmed Bharoocha is about to release his debut comedy album for Comedy Central. This is in conjunction with his Half Hour set to also air this weekend as well. Ahmed offers a few alternate pronunciations of his name as we talk about the art of comedy.
090: Derek Waters returns! More Drunk, More History
October 6, 2016
Derek Waters returns to the podcast for another hang. We talk about what to expect in season 4 of his hit show, Drunk History which just premiered on Comedy Central. Waters talks about his diehard love for a good story, how the show has reconnected him with his childhood teacher, and who is still on his list to have on the show. Subscribe, rate, review, and tell your friends.
089: Andrew Santino is Dying Up Here
September 29, 2016
This week Andrew Santino joins the podcast to talk about his new show coming to Showtime called "I'm Dying Up Here" about the comedy scene in L.A. during the 70's. Mark and Matt talk about their upcoming New York Comic Con panel and all of the shows The Laugh Button are presenting throughout the rest of the year. Subscribe, rate, review, tell a friend.
088: Lisa Lampanelli returns!
September 22, 2016
This week Lisa Lampanelli returns to the podcast to talk about her new play, "Stuffed." Lampanelli also earns the distinction of being the first returning guest to the podcast. In addition to Stuffed talk, Mark and Matt talk about comedy tours and there are a lot of them. Most notably, Robert Kelly's "True Story" tour which The Laugh Button is presenting. Subscribe, rate, review, tell a friend.