Bob Hope Plays the Supervillain to 1966’s Biggest Comedic Stars
Whatever you think of him, it’s next to impossible to refute the fact that Bob Hope was the king of comedy during his tenure. Whether it was his “Road” films with Bing, catapulting to success on the radio, or entertaining the troops throughout the sixties and seventies, for a time,... [Read More]
Karly Brooks (@brookskarly) Doesn’t Need 280 Characters
Karly Brooks is a writer living in Brooklyn with her roommate’s dog and also her roommates. Her writing has appeared on McSweeney’s, BuzzFeed, The Belladonna, Robot Butt, a few ads and, of course, her Twitter. Her hobbies include reading and writing, which is sort of sad since her d... [Read More]
The ‘unSOLVABLE’ Talents of Betsy Kenney and Dara Katz
We’ve called them “Genre Queens,” and we stand by it. Between Bounty Hunters , The Place We Live (TPWL), and now unSOLVABLE, co-creators Betsy Kenney and Dara Katz have flexed their parody muscles on action flicks, ’90s dramas about twenty-somethings built for ... [Read More]
Excerpts from Frankie Muniz’s Autobiography That Make Me Think It Was Ghostwritten by Chuck Palahniuk, by Wen Powers
I remember the day my mom got the call that I landed the part of Malcom in Malcom in the Middle. She was grinning from ear to ear when she told me and I thought, “Boy, I must be really special huh?” Heh. Special. Special is just a word that your mom calls you before bed, your [... [Read More]
Excerpts from Frankie Muniz’s Autobiography That Make Me Think It Was Ghostwritten by Chuck Palahniuk, by Wen Powers
I remember the day my mom got the call that I landed the part of Malcom in Malcom in the Middle. She was grinning from ear to ear when she told me and I thought, “Boy, I must be really special huh?” Heh. Special. Special is just a word that your mom calls you before bed, your [... [Read More]
Mia Mercado (@miamarket) on Using Twitter to Develop Longer Material and (Not) Being Chill
Mia Mercado (@miamarket) is a writer living in Kansas City originally from Wisconsin. She has written for The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts, McSweeney’s, Reductress, Bustle, BUST.com, and Hallmark Cards. Her upcoming projects include giving her dog a bath later and hopefully writing for some... [Read More]
The Business of Being a Young Woman in the Business
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production company with Jack Black. Now she writes and produces on her own, but she still encounters a tidal wave of comedy hopefuls looking for the advice, information... [Read More]
Congratulations, You Have Been Invited To Hawktoberfest, by Dan Caprera
Dear Mr. Kensington, It is with great joy that I tender to you my deepest and sincerest “congratulations.” Over the past few decades, you have been an avid yet discreet patron of the Phillip Hendricks Institute of Ornithological Fraternity. And, considering the many anonymous donations t... [Read More]
Congratulations, You Have Been Invited To Hawktoberfest, by Dan Caprera
Dear Mr. Kensington, It is with great joy that I tender to you my deepest and sincerest “congratulations.” Over the past few decades, you have been an avid yet discreet patron of the Phillip Hendricks Institute of Ornithological Fraternity. And, considering the many anonymous donations t... [Read More]
Congratulations, You Have Been Invited To Hawktoberfest, by Dan Caprera
Dear Mr. Kensington, It is with great joy that I tender to you my deepest and sincerest “congratulations.” Over the past few decades, you have been an avid yet discreet patron of the Phillip Hendricks Institute of Ornithological Fraternity. And, considering the many anonymous donations t... [Read More]