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TCB: Episode 64


Posted on Feb 08, 2013

The Comedy Button: Episode 64

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This week, Ryan shows up for an episode (and tells us about his love for the Matrix), we order nerds to lose the pony tails, fat shaming gets shameful, Canada is dumb and full of mutants, we totally wish for mutant superpowers, our dreams (and night terrors) go under the microscope, Ryan opens up about the most absurd "fear" ever, we wonder if the new Star Wars movies will suck, we offer more free art school advice, awkward moments continue to be the best moments, little kids still suck, and the San Francisco Muni gets terrifying (and just a little bit awesome).

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Ryan Scott.

Length: 1h 2m 5s

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TCB: Episode 63


Posted on Feb 01, 2013

The Comedy Button: Episode 63

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In this extra-special episode, former Adventures of Pete & Pete star (and current grown-up funny guy) Danny Tamberelli joins us to recall what life was like during Nickelodeon's golden years, muse over not quite getting Pete & Pete's absurd humor as a child, geek out about the recent reunion shows, tell us what writing sketch comedy was like at 16, reveal the secret behind Nickelodeon's slime, drop some details on his childhood stalker, give the thumbs-down to those Mighty Ducks sequels, recall meeting girls with Petuina tattoos, debunk rumors that he's dead, and tell us just what the heck he's up to these days.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Danny Tamberelli.

Length: 1h 4m 40s

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TCB: Episode 62


Posted on Jan 25, 2013

The Comedy Button: Episode 62

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On this week's wild-and-crazy "lost" episode, Anthony gets everything wrong, Diablo gives bedsores, Game of Thrones has its share of homeless people, Siamese twin logistics get complicated, Shredder's foot soldier gets the crap beaten out of him, we consider a seeing-eye horse, we tell some Bay to Breakers stories, Scott is afraid of his relationship changing, we watch the worst porn ever, Ryan gets sick for a month, cars destroy our dumb toys, we tell some tales from the haunted mansion, everyone takes their gummy vitamins, we see some sonograms on Facebook, old people are amazing racists, and Ryan talks sports.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Ryan Scott.

Length: 1h 19m

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TCB: Episode 61


Posted on Jan 18, 2013

The Comedy Button: Episode 61

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This week, Brian interrupts Max too much, animals go on welfare, California has some crazy garbage rules, lingerie is important for about eight seconds, pajamas are dangerous, Mila Kunis shows up in a meat bikini, people don't understand our eating habits, Max brings up Stephen King, we discuss dumb art projects, we ruin the Geekbox, Ryan talks about dumb old stuff, we dig through our best email spam, Brazzers gets in touch with us, Brian starts a turf war between mattress stores, and we meet the skanks who work at Goodwill.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 1h 2m 3s

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TCB: Episode 60


Posted on Jan 11, 2013

The Comedy Button: Episode 60

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This week, we analyze Anthony's show-starting methods, talk about our relaxing weekends, provide some sound dating advice, read our very favorite porn descriptions, rave about the San Jose cat show, read some more terrible emails, time travel to the Macho Man's glory days, and lose the big award.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 1h 12m 39s

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TCB: Episode 59


Posted on Jan 04, 2013

The Comedy Button: Episode 59

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We're back for 2013 -- and it's time to discuss our New Year's adventures, hate on all those fun-havers, discuss the things you just can't do on Ikea furniture, go for a quick trip inside Brian's brain, shoot some guns, score some white trash digits, receive the most awkward massage ever, learn who might be a redneck, bring families together with our heartwarming 2012 clip show, curse all those curses, and stop sending us presents.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 50m 9s

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The Best of TCB: 2012 Edition


Posted on Dec 28, 2012

The Comedy Button: The Best of 2012

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Holy swazzle stars! We've gotten through our first full year of this madcap craziness -- and in an effort to help ring in the new year (and to give your friends a handy jumping-on point when you finally talk them into listening to our weekly nonsense), we've compiled our best and funniest bits from the first 58 episodes of the Comedy Button. Oh boy!

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 1h 24m 8s

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TCB: Episode 58


Posted on Dec 14, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 58

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This week, Ryan gets involved in another Caltrain bloodbath, horse trailers are terrible places for horses, Anthony gets mugged, we keep an eye out for the candy criminals, police sketch artists make terrible drawings, we hate on (but secretly look forward to) The Hobbit, Chris Farley makes us pull the tragedy lever, we urge foster children to stop listening to the show, Hotel for Dogs is pretty much the perfect movie, we express our fears of parenthood, we recall how disgusting My Two Dads was, Max goes all Maxbergers about the history of Wassailing, and we pimp our 2012 holiday commentary track.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville.

Length: 48m 2s

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TCB: Episode 57


Posted on Dec 07, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 57

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It's an all email episode! We tell some Helen Keller jokes, have some adventures in pumping our own gas, provide manbaby decor advice, shake our heads at underage girls with breast implants, brainstorm cheap presents, help a lesbian act gayer, interview Ryan, hear from a member of the Food Fight crew, open up some truly weird snail mail, and learn to fear Scott's new co-worker.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 45m 43s

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TCB: Episode 56


Posted on Nov 30, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 56

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This week, Anthony had a birthday (and nobody got him a raccoon), we deduce that pothead posters and religious art are pretty much the same thing, adult spy gear and toy helicopters are the coolest things ever, we try to understand Ryan's antiquated audio/video setup, we tell our Thanksgiving tales, Max goes coocoo for pinatas, watching movies on laptops enrages Anthony, Scott's apartment has a nudity problem, Scott and Brain pit the gym for Jews vs. the gym for jocks, Anthony has terrible road rage, the homeless own the morning San Francisco commute, and Scott quits his job.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 51m 50s

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TCB: Episode 55


Posted on Nov 23, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 55

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This week, we learn about Max's run-in with a high-level San Francisco hobo, go on surprise vacations, date older women, make fun of the dorks who wear Bluetooth earpieces, argue with backwater hicks, discuss current events that happened three weeks ago, hate the 1%, share our Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez love, get some hot Xbox Live dates, plan some bachelor parties, and lay down some drinking rules.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 51m 47s

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TCB: Episode 54


Posted on Nov 16, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 54

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This week, we whine about movie credits that go by too fast, engage in some lesbian gym role-play, confirm that flasks are stupid, imagine Teenage Mutant Sex in the City, eat the Price Is Right's big wheel, teach Max a birthday raccoon fact, rave about Wreck-It Ralph, make fun of Food Fight, and explain why drunk texts to lady friends are never good.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 48m 42s

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TCB: Episode 53


Posted on Nov 09, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 53

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This week, the nerds gang up on the bros for liking stupid baby games, and we discuss cutting the proverbial umbilical cord, recall fond memories of the Preview Channel, bemoan our lack of dreams, pitch the next award-winning flavor of Cap'n Crunch, remember the awesome books we read as children, share our weird substitute teacher stories, discuss Anthony's online dating experiences (or lack thereof), poke fun at '90s porn, and tell sordid tales of public transit brawls.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 54m 8s

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TCB: Episode 52


Posted on Nov 02, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 52

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This week, we recall our first impressions of each other, future careers ruined by Google, the awfulness of Twilight, reading non-comprehension, Maxbergers syndrome, local sportsball championships, San Francisco's useless police force, fun with gas cans, helping elderly people call 9-1-1 for non-emergencies, and the Men's SWEARhouse.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 42m 50s

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TCB: Episode 51


Posted on Oct 19, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 51

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Max shares a whole book of raccoon facts, while Anthony and Brian talk about the joys of moving furniture. Brian also met Anthony's father (and his car full of weapons), we talk about how retarded Star Wars is, and bemoan our lack of cool Lego toys. Also: We don't know what car engines do, but we ran across a crackhead a capella group and a few homeless people on the local awful commuter train. And, your mail is still terrible.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville.

Length: 59m 40s

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TCB: Episode 50


Posted on Oct 12, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 50

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For our 50th episode not-so-spectacular, we talk about taking pictures of our butts as kids, Brian gives all his stuff away, Anthony hunts for tarantulas, no one understands how Max can have an Indian half-brother, everyone tells a sewer story, Brian is an upstanding citizen, we realize that we're getting old, we remember our weird neighbors, we rock out to L. Ron Hubbard's horse jams, Tom Cruise still sucks, Ryan hates the beach, we break down the science of DuckTales, and some podcasts will always be more awesome than ours.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 55m 27s

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TCB: Episode 49


Posted on Oct 05, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 49

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This week, we consider the logistics of having sex in space, note that San Francisco is full of either tons of homeless people or werewolves, share some clown facts, express our feelings about less-abled people, have some plunger problems, read some Amazon reviews, recall our most favorite (and most brutal) middle school fights, discuss the things that should never be used in a store display case, learn all about face-slapping massage treatment (seriously -- this is a real thing), and talk up the annual Podcast Awards.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 58m 36s

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TCB: Episode 48


Posted on Sep 28, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 48

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This week, we talk about impossible expectations for journalism, play "Indian Food or Star Wars Character," discuss the wild and wacky goings-on during the average San Francisco morning, get bored with our futuristic toys, reminisce on how crazy New York can be, laugh at dumb pigeons, laugh at dumb cartoons (and their marketing campaigns), choose between our theoretical daughters banging either Bret Michaels or the high school football team, read the worst revenge letter ever, hate on bad candy, talk about our froo-froo toys, and investigate some bedroom mysteries.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Ryan Scott.

Length: 1h 17m 39s

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TCB: Episode 47


Posted on Sep 21, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 47

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This week, Ryan tries to get healthy, Mike & Ike break up, weird classmates turn into weirder adults, Max and Anthony go to Toys R Us (and deliver a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles history lesson), Max winds up at a sad mall again, we ponder how animals pleasure themselves, Ryan shares his meticulous Indiana Jones notes, and we imagine a world without Guy Fieri.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 53m 26s

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TCB: Episode 46


Posted on Sep 14, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 46

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We took a week off, so get over it! But now we're back to talk about awkward Tahoe trips, beer-buying logistics, the Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 wrap party, autopsy animals, Brian's Charlotte's Web fan fiction, the Disney Concentration Camp, shoplifting from K-Mart in the '90s, what life is like in the Mrs. Doubtfire house, Kickstarters for sci-fi trash heaps, bad advice for bullied kids, lethal furniture, and insane Lego savants.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 1h 11m 8s

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TCB: Episode 45


Posted on Aug 31, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 45

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Apologies in advance for the audio screwiness this week. To make up for it, we tell you all about our trip to the zoo with our second VIP listener, where we watched a prison riot in the gorilla pen, learned about Max's fear of spiders, tried to steal pretzels from kids, took some low blows for the camera, acted like dirty thieves, met the world's funniest goat, and witnessed a race riot in the polar bear pen. We also find out why some of us would make horrible (or awesome) parents, Anthony whips out his metal detector, we discuss awkward re-gifting options, and Max tells us about his now-slightly-more-awkward work life.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Davin Loh.

Length: 1h 9m 49s

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TCB: Episode 44


Posted on Aug 24, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 44

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This week, we have the most athletic intro ever, mourn the loss of Nintendo Power, mourn the loss of the Sears Wishbook, share our Christmas wishes, learn one mustache's origin story, discover we're too old for Pokemon, recall our parents beating the crap out of us, beg Hollywood not to remake Problem Child, get angry at pretentious art, poop in space, learn how our special guest met his fiancee, learn about one cool band, and share Sweden bathroom stories.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, and Max Scoville, with special guests Samuel Claiborn and Mike Drucker.

Length: 1h 8m 18s

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TCB: Episode 43


Posted on Aug 17, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 43

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This week, Max has a terrible werewolf movie pitch, Anthony gets hit on, the Golden Gate bridge gets hot and heavy, nurses rave about cat tranquilizers, Brian shoots himself, Max accidentally blows it, Scott discusses the horrors of Disneyland, we roll our eyes at Velcro wallets, we rant and rave about terrible reality shows, Anthony geeks out about Star Wars Celebration, we open some early Christmas presents, and Scott relays the secret history of one very special Vanilla Ice song.

Starring Scott Bromley. Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 1h 21m 36s

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TCB: Episode 42


Posted on Aug 10, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 42

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Sex in the 1920s, live Harry Potter puppet shows, the Home Alone Band, reviews for nature trails, Ryan Scott's Excellent Virginity Adventure, the early days of cybersex, pithy email responses, Anthony's new OkCupid initiative, getting excited over household appliances, the continued ruination of the English language, number 2, sewer-worthy silverware, and extracurricular creativity.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 1h 2m 28s

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TCB: Episode 41


Posted on Aug 03, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 41

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This week's episode is all about our first group trip to California's Great America theme park, which included trashy people, some wild dancing, whorish preteens, a sweet airbrushed t-shirt, and garbage disguised as food. We also get an email from our saddest listener, hear the craziest story ever (courtesy of this week's special guest), and get some Anthony-targeted love advice from one of our female listeners.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Greg Tarascio.

Length: 1h 19m

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TCB: Episode 40


Posted on Jul 27, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 40

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We discover that horse fights are terrifying, discuss our dream jobs, confirm that chinchillas are terrible animals, solve the mystery of the used condom and the toilet brush, learn to not be such packrats, examine Ryan's downtime, teach Anthony how to talk to girls, get an update from one of our listeners on his crazy girlfriend, recall one amazing '80s turn-of-phrase, learn about Ryan's international travel plans, and experience the death and return and death of Putnam Whipple.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Ryan Scott.

Length: 1h 5m 55s

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TCB: Episode 39


Posted on Jul 20, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 39

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This week is all about Max getting hot oral (surgery), breaking into Brian's apartment after a night of drinking, helping Anthony pick up girls, guest host Jack DeVries' San Diego Comic-Con 2012 adventures, the sudden rise in cereal mascot crime, the miracle of courage, the true story behind all those Chuck E. Cheese vomit balls, open-door bathrooms policies, the scavenger hunt for a garbage can in a movie theater, the terrible and baffling stories that children tell, a great example of a terrible email, and charging your significant other for utilities in a relationship.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Ryan Scott, with special guest Jack DeVries.

Length: 1h 5m 21s

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TCB: Episode 38


Posted on Jul 13, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 38

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This week, we learn all of Anthony's dirty iPad secrets, hear the world's longest manscaping story, share embarrassing secrets with our doctors, get stonewalled by Aeon Flux, remember our terrible family vacations, try to imagine Brian as a child, remember the good old days of Cracked Magazine, talk about Max's cartoon penguin-petting zoo trip, outline just how terrifying bugs are, pour some more salt on Max's daddy issues, discuss Anthony's gnarly sk8er boi-ness, and attempt to speedrun our terrible listener emails.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville, with special guest Mike Drucker.

Length: 1h 7m 22s

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TCB: Episode 37


Posted on Jul 06, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 37

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This week, after host Mike Drucker tells us what it was like working at Nintendo, we imagine which fantasy worlds we would want to live in, beat the dead Brony horse some more, discover that VidCon is the weirdest convention on the planet, talk about terrible music, find out where Max's mom didn't work, recall the strangest sex we've ever had, and learn all about Ryan Scott's fake birthday weekend.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Mike Drucker.

Length: 1h 5m 8s

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TCB: Episode 36


Posted on Jun 29, 2012

The Comedy Button: Episode 36

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This week, we learn that Donkey Kong Country is kinda racist, fix a car with a donkey, anger the Bronies (again), wonder whatever happened to Sinbad, consider naked skydiving, commit Press Your Luck suicide, distance ourselves from all the babies, discuss having children, make fun of fan fiction, reminisce about Fruit by the Foot, and open up about our fathers.

Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Length: 1h 6m 41s

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