‘Commuter Barbie’ and the Simple Art of Self-Reflection
Commuter Barbie is social commentary of the most cut-and-dried kind. Creators and young professionals Carina Hsieh and Claudia Arisso took their experiences riding the New York City MTA and created a parody doll in the image of who they saw jockeying for standing room alongside them. It&rs... [Read More]
Check Out a Teaser for Seeso’s ‘Tonight Show’ Comedy ‘There’s…Johnny!’
Paul Reiser and David Steven Simon’s upcoming Seeso show There’s…Johnny! doesn’t debut on the streaming network until late August, but ahead of its Tribeca Film Festival premiere tonight, a teaser of the series was released today. Ordered to series last year, the show is set... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell Has Learned to Be Comfortably Uncomfortable
Kamau Bell has spent a lifetime trying to figure out how he fits into the big picture of things. His new book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6′ 4″, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and St... [Read More]
Seth Meyers on ‘Late Night’: “For Every Trump Action, There’s an Equal and Opposite Trump Clip”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s first 100 days in office and how he’s either backtracked or made a complete 180 on pretty much every issue and promise he promoted during his campaign, especially when i... [Read More]
BET Orders a Weekly Late Night Show Produced by Chris Rock and Hosted by Robin Thede
Former Nightly Show head writer and performer Robin Thede is headed to BET for a new late night show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered 24 episodes of a weekly late night show hosted by Thede and produced by Chris Rock called The Rundown, which Thede and Rock started devel... [Read More]
Kate Willett’s Debut Comedy Album ‘Glass Gutter’ Is Out Next Month
New York-based standup Kate Willett — who made our “2016’s Best Late Night Standup Sets” list — is ready to release her first album. Titled Glass Gutter, the album was filmed at The Convent in San Francisco in December and follows Willett as she covers “millennial... [Read More]
Kate Willett’s Debut Comedy Album ‘Glass Gutter’ Is Out Next Month
New York-based standup Kate Willett — who made our “2016’s Best Late Night Standup Sets” list — is ready to release her first album. Titled Glass Gutter, the album was filmed at The Convent in San Francisco in December and follows Willett as she covers “millennial... [Read More]
Jon Glaser’s ‘Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter’ Returns to Adult Swim Next Month
Jon Glaser’s show Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter is returning to Adult Swim next month. The half-hour comedy — which aired its debut season back in 2015 — will return to Adult Swim for season 2 on Monday, May 22nd at midnight and air each of its five episodes from Monday through Friday.... [Read More]
Jon Glaser’s ‘Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter’ Returns to Adult Swim Next Month
Jon Glaser’s show Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter is returning to Adult Swim next month. The half-hour comedy — which aired its debut season back in 2015 — will return to Adult Swim for season 2 on Monday, May 22nd at midnight and air each of its five episodes from Monday through Friday.... [Read More]
Humor in Dubai: A Refuge for Comedians in the Middle East
When Michel Atieh decided to go to school in the United States, he chose the University of Michigan for a specific reason – it was close to Chicago, the home of Second City. Atieh, a Syrian national, was a regular performer at the Courtyard Playhouse, one of the premiere performance venue... [Read More]