John Hodgman Filming Talk Show Pilot for HBO, World Rejoices | Splitsider
The beloved author, comical spokesperson and Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman is shooting a pilot for HBO in New York a week from tomorrow. It will be titled Good Evening, My Name Is John Hodgman. To be shot and directed by Spike Jonze and Lance Bangs, it will be a talk/variety show, and it sounds wonderful. [Read More]
The Writer’s Room: A Conversation with SNL Writer John Mulaney | Splitsider
"Well with comedy in general, start doing it non-professionally for an audience. If I had known before I was twenty that you could just go to open mics or start your own comedy show at a bar, I would have done it earlier. Start a sketch show, write things. You have to do it to do it. And you can’t do it in a bubble. You have to do it for some audience, be it the editor of a magazine you send a piece to, or the audience at a tiny theater where you organize some sketch show. (pause) Or the much be... [Read More]