Hope Cantwell on Fake Names and Wordplay in Tweets
by Jenny Nelson Hope Cantwell is a legal assistant and teacher living in Nashville, Tennessee. She’s been published in Vice and when I spoke with her recently she told me she welcomes any opportunity to write and is starting a free local paper with friends in Nashville. Cantwell, who twee... [Read More]
 
Watch the trailer for Dan Harmon’s documentary, “Harmontown
Who is Dan Harmon? Well, he’s a writer and the host of the popular podcast, Harmontown, but you probably know him from being fired from Community (the show he created). After the firing mess, Harmon took his live show/podcast on tour around the country and filmed it for a documentary. Sarah Si... [Read More]
 
Watch the trailer for Dan Harmon’s documentary, “Harmontown
Who is Dan Harmon? Well, he’s a writer and the host of the popular podcast, Harmontown, but you probably know him from being fired from Community (the show he created). After the firing mess, Harmon took his live show/podcast on tour around the country and filmed it for a documentary. Sarah Si... [Read More]
 
Eugene Mirman Makes the Coolest Malt Liquor Ad Ever on 'The Approval Matrix'
by Megh Wright Here's a sneak peek at Monday night's episode of SundanceTV's The Approval Matrix, in which host Neal Brennan wonders what happened to being cool and enlists Eugene Mirman to star in a malt liquor ad that updates the smoothness of '80s Colt 45 commercials with today's idea of coolnes... [Read More]
 
Real talk from comedians about depression and mental illness
The suicide of Robin Williams, devastating as it was not just for his family and closest friends but also to millions of us fans around the world, has brought a new wave of attention to how we treat depression and mental illness. It's not about sad clowns, either. We all get sad. No matter what your... [Read More]
 
Real talk from comedians about depression and mental illness
The suicide of Robin Williams, devastating as it was not just for his family and closest friends but also to millions of us fans around the world, has brought a new wave of attention to how we treat depression and mental illness. It's not about sad clowns, either. We all get sad. No matter what your... [Read More]
 
Bonnie McFarlane on Letterman, “You can be anything you want to be if you’re a man”
Hot off the release of her documentary, Women Aren’t Funny, Bonnie McFarlane visited Late Show with David Letterman last night as the guest comic. McFarlane admitted a deep dark secret to the audience… she’s vegan. Not the strictest vegan though, but still. McFarlane went on to ta... [Read More]
 
Bonnie McFarlane on Letterman, “You can be anything you want to be if you’re a man”
Hot off the release of her documentary, Women Aren’t Funny, Bonnie McFarlane visited Late Show with David Letterman last night as the guest comic. McFarlane admitted a deep dark secret to the audience… she’s vegan. Not the strictest vegan though, but still. McFarlane went on to ta... [Read More]
 
Inside the Return of 'Superego' with Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins
by Bradford Evans On September 1st, the incredibly funny podcast Superego is returning with the debut of its long-awaited fourth season. The semi-improvised sketch show will return from its year-plus hiatus with comedian Paul F. Tompkins, a frequent guest on seasons past, officially joining the grou... [Read More]
 
A Lot More 'Simpsons' Is Coming to FXX After the Marathon
by Megh Wright FXX's 12-day Simpsons marathon has been a huge success for the network, having tripled the channel's typical viewing audience on its premiere night last week and making FXX one of the top five basic cable networks each night since. Vulture reports that FXX has taken a hint from the wi... [Read More]