Inside ‘The Little Hours’ with Writer/Director Jeff Baena
Jeff Baena says his fascination with medieval times (the historical period, not the dinner theater) inspired his latest film, The Little Hours. The story follows three young Tuscan nuns (Alison Brie, Kate Micucci, and Aubrey Plaza) as they cope with tedious life in the convent. When Father Tommasso ... [Read More]
From Atlanta to ‘The Next Level’ with Mario Tory
Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level continues this Sunday at 11/10c on Comedy Central with Atlanta comedian Mario Tory. Tory is a Chattanooga native who moved to Atlanta for his kids and his comedy. He’s grown now, happily married with children, but still likes to reflect fondly on the old Fre... [Read More]
The Joy and Optimism of Andrea Savage’s ‘I’m Sorry’
Andrea Savage (Veep, Episodes, Dog Bites Man) created and stars in I’m Sorry, a new half-hour comedy on truTV. Tired of being offered boring, distressed, sexless mom roles, Savage set out to write a character she’d be proud to play on a show she’d love to work on. I’m Sorry f... [Read More]
Inside ‘Asian AF’ with Will Choi
Asian AF, an enormously popular variety show in LA featuring exclusively Asian-American performers, has yet to see a single empty seat. Will Choi and Keiko Agena have hosted sold-out show after sold-out show, featuring guests like Margaret Cho, Sheng Wang, Kulap Vilaysack, Suzy Nakamura, Amy Hill, L... [Read More]
Studying the Booms and Bombs of Standup Comedy History with Kliph Nesteroff
Decades before writing The Comedians, a deep dive into the history of American comedy, Kliph Nesteroff was a young standup working out his set in small town Canada. Nesteroff revisits the plight of current amateur comedians as the host of Funny How?, a new Viceland series premiering this week. Neste... [Read More]
Questioning the World with Adam Conover
Adam Conover wants to spark your curiosity. And your doubt. As the host of truTV’s Adam Ruins Everything, Conover uses comedy as both a tool for entertainment and education, prompting viewers to doubt established cultural myths and norms. In each episode Conover cites studies, stories, and exp... [Read More]
Questioning the World with Adam Conover
Adam Conover wants to spark your curiosity. And your doubt. As the host of truTV’s Adam Ruins Everything, Conover uses comedy as both a tool for entertainment and education, prompting viewers to doubt established cultural myths and norms. In each episode Conover cites studies, stories, and exp... [Read More]
How Heather Fink Made Her First Feature Film ‘Inside You’
After years of performing standup comedy and making funny videos, Heather Fink struck out on her own as a writer/director. Paying the bills by day as a boom operator and sound utility, Fink got to work dreaming up her first feature film. The end product – Inside You – is a hilarious roma... [Read More]
Talking ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘Hold On’ with Eugene Mirman
You know when you’re in the middle of telling a good story and your friend interrupts you to ask for more details? Eugene Mirman is that friend, interrupting people like Maria Bamford, Weird Al, W. Kamau Bell, and more in his audio series Hold On from Audible Channels. The show’s first t... [Read More]
From the Air Force to ‘The Next Level’ with Vincent Oshana
Episode 4 of Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level airs this Sunday at 11/10c on Comedy Central. If you haven’t been keeping up, The Next Level is a seven-episode series showcasing comedians hand-picked by Hart to do their first ever televised half-hour sets. This week’s featured comic is ... [Read More]