Rachel Bloom Musically Teaches Stephen Colbert About Musicals
Given that Stephen Colbert is an excellent singer, it seems only right that he would get to put his pipes to good use during his interview with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom last night. Through song, Bloom educates Colbert about the magic of musicals…but just don’t remind her ab... [Read More]
Rachel Bloom wins Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical, for musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” on The CW
And the award for best before and after winning the Golden Globes goes to...Rachel Bloom! Congrats, Rachel! Bloom won Sunday night for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical, for starring in the very musical comedy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, currently in its first season on The CW. The first eigh... [Read More]
Rachel Bloom wins Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical, for musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” on The CW
And the award for best before and after winning the Golden Globes goes to...Rachel Bloom! Congrats, Rachel! Bloom won Sunday night for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical, for starring in the very musical comedy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, currently in its first season on The CW. The first eigh... [Read More]
2016 Golden Globe nominations in comedy (and music)
Two things to keep in mind whenever we discuss the Golden Globes. One: The Globes love to call first dibs on TV series and the performers in them, laying claim to star-making to the point of routinely snubbing those same series and performers in their second seasons (also see: the ceremony's annual ... [Read More]
The Great ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Is Broad and Emotionally Precise at the Same Time
In high school, or middle school, or possibly at a summer program, or maybe all of them, I had a musical theater teacher explain that in a musical, songs begin when emotions become too big, too intense to be contained in mere speech. (Mostly, I found this disappointing: I am a very bad singer.) Craz... [Read More]
Watch CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame complete show
CollegeHumor and IFC team up to bring you an authoritative look at Comedy Music: its history, its future, and the talent that makes it great. Hosted by Paul F. Tompkins and featuring “Weird Al” Yankovic, Tenacious D, The Gregory Brothers, Trevor Moore, CDZA, Rachel Bloom, Patrick Noth, c... [Read More]
Musical comedy news: IFC/CollegeHumor combine to celebrate it, The Lonely Island making a movie about it
Your song of the summer now just got funnier. IFC and CollegeHumor are collaborating for an hour-long special on June 19 -- CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame, hosted by Paul F. Tompkins. Tompkins will guide us through the high and low notes of musical comedy, plus partake in interviews ... [Read More]
CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame special with Paul F. Tompkins premieres June 19
Comedy Music fans rejoice! The medium is finally getting it’s due. IFC is teaming up with CollegeHumor to celebrate CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame. The hour-long special will honor this form of music and will be hosted by comedy music super-fan Paul F. Tompkins (Bojac... [Read More]
Rachel Bloom's 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Goes From Showtime Half-Hour to CW Hour-Long Comedy
by Adam Frucci Rachel Bloom made a half-hour pilot of her musical comedy show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend for Showtime last year, and they ended up passing on it. But somewhat improbably, it's gotten new life as an hour-long comedy on the CW, as that network has picked a retooled version of it up for a full... [Read More]