Hulu Cancels ‘Difficult People’ After 3 Seasons
There truly is no justice in the world, because Julie Klausner’s Hulu series Difficult People will not be returning for another season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has decided to cancel the Klausner and Billy Eichner-starring series not long after season 3 w... [Read More]
Talking ‘Zero to Sixty’ and the Importance of Kindness with Bob Saget
Whether he’s playing an iconically nerdy sitcom dad, surprising and/or delighting audiences with his onstage vulgarity, or directing films, Bob Saget has one goal in mind: he just wants to entertain. In terms of entertainment, he’s closing out 2017 strong. His new standup special Zero to... [Read More]
For Martin Starr, the Best Roles Are as Exciting as They Are Terrifying
Whether it’s as a freak and/or geek, a caterer, or a senior security architect, Martin Starr is best known for one of his roles in three of the most well-received comedies of this century. But between those shows, which somewhat surprisingly includes a nine-year gap from Freaks and Geeks to Pa... [Read More]
For Martin Starr, the Best Roles Are as Exciting as They Are Terrifying
Whether it’s as a freak and/or geek, a caterer, or a senior security architect, Martin Starr is best known for one of his roles in three of the most well-received comedies of this century. But between those shows, which somewhat surprisingly includes a nine-year gap from Freaks and Geeks to Pa... [Read More]
Getting Personal with Gilbert Gottfried
Judd Apatow calls it “hilarious, oddly moving.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “remarkable, fascinating, totally unexpected.” Even Anthony Jeselnik skipped the jokes for a rare minute to say, “This film is a hilarious, humanizing, and shockingly intimate portrait ... [Read More]
Chris Fleming Is Ready to Go Legit
I was patched into a conference call with comedian Chris Fleming, who was curious as to why our interview was even taking place. “I got an email that said Splitsider wanted to check in on me. It sounded like you guys were concerned, like a friend at a party,” he said. “Oh no, where... [Read More]
Inside ‘Hot Date’ with Emily Axford and Brian Murphy
“Sense of humor” is often cited as one of the top three personality traits that people look for in a partner, and it’s probably just as important that they laugh at your jokes as it is that you laugh at theirs. Finding that quality probably wasn’t as much of a problem for Emi... [Read More]
Talking Standup, Boxed Wine, and Bigfoot with Kathleen Madigan
It’s been a year since I last caught up with comedian Kathleen Madigan and to be honest, it was long overdue. Madigan, a 30-year comedy veteran, is currently in the process of preparing her Netflix special Bothering Jesus for album release and gearing up for Boxed Wine & Bigfoot, a 30-city... [Read More]
John C. McGinley Finds Pleasure in the Pain of ‘Stan Against Evil’
In nearly all of his roles, John C. McGinley seems deadly serious. From Platoon to Office Space to his most famous character, Dr. Cox on Scrubs, McGinley may need to play the no-nonsense type. The “you’re fired” type. The “don’t F with me” type. And it’s pro... [Read More]
John C. McGinley Finds Pleasure in the Pain of ‘Stan Against Evil’
In nearly all of his roles, John C. McGinley seems deadly serious. From Platoon to Office Space to his most famous character, Dr. Cox on Scrubs, McGinley may need to play the no-nonsense type. The “you’re fired” type. The “don’t F with me” type. And it’s pro... [Read More]