Michael Cera experiences ‘Failure’ with Aubrey Plaza
Take a look at Failure, Michael Cera’s new short film made for YouTube. Cera directs, stars and made the music that appears in the short, which also stars Aubrey Plaza. It’s a weird short that will for sure leave you wondering, was that short about nothing or was it the meaning of life? ... [Read More]
Web Series Spotlight: ‘Little Horribles’
“Little Horribles” is a super funny, slightly dark web series written and created by the amazing Amy York Rubin. Amy is known for many rad things, but her PSA’s, produced [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optimist and writ... [Read More]
‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 2 starts on June 13th
The second season of Jerry Seinfeld’s web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee will premiere on on Thursday June 13th at noon on comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com and there is no shortage of hilarity that is certain to unfold with his array of guests this season. Some of which include, Chris... [Read More]
Asking Maria Bamford about “Ask My Mom,” improv comedy and not arresting her development
Maria Bamford is portraying her mother in a webseries again, but this time it's not so much to help herself as much as it is to help you understand Bamford or anything else you might have on your mind. "Ask My Mom" debuted last week on My Damn Channe... [Read More]
Amazon orders up series for sitcoms “Alpha House” and “Betas”
If you say it's all Greek to you when it comes to figuring out how Amazon.com's Amazon Studios would make sense of its first wave of sitcom pilots, then, well, congratulations. Your Amazon Studios Fantasy League picks of Alpha House and Betas made it... [Read More]
Set List live improvised stand-up shows come to Nerdist, with a special LIVE show for YouTube Comedy Week
Set List is an American creation that first scored a TV deal across the pond, but is finally finding its way back home with a webseries version that you can enjoy wherever you have Internet access. Episode highlights of the live shows began appearing... [Read More]
Maria Bamford’s new series: “Ask My Mom”
Maria Bamford is about to rejoin us online this summer in a great new webseries, in which you ask the questions, and "her mom" answers them. It's "Ask My Mom," debuting May 30, 2013, on My Damn Channel. I'll cede the floor to the Bammer to explain mo... [Read More]
Kate the Wasp goes to GoogaMooga
Memorial Day Weekend is here, and with it, the great summer outdoor festival season is upon us once more. What to make of an outdoor festival, whether it's in the park or on the streets, whether it's all just about the music or a mix of song, dance a... [Read More]
Inside Amy Schumer: Behind the scenes recording her stand-up for the series
On her Comedy Central series, Inside Amy Schumer, the comedian breaks up her sketch format with pre-recorded stand-up routines. You may be familiar with how Louis C.K. does that on his FX series, or vaguely yet more familiar with how Jerry Seinfeld u... [Read More]
The many talents of Rachel Feinstein (interview)
Rachel Feinstein rose up the national comedy ranks as a finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing. From there she’s written for The Onion, voiced characters on Adult Swim’s Venture Brothers, released a stand-up album, Thug Tears, and toured the world. We recently had the opportunity to... [Read More]