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]
Talking with Judah Friedlander About His Netflix Special ‘America Is the Greatest Country in the United States’
Judah Friedlander’s current political stance can be summed up by the title of his new special, America Is the Greatest Country in the United States. Available today on Netflix, the bare bones, documentary-style comedy film follows the comic over the course of several shows as he addresses Amer... [Read More]
Inside the Comedy Podcast Boom with Jimmy Pardo
Jimmy Pardo is feeling himself. “I’m now at a point where I’m like, ‘This is who I am. If you like what I’m doing, great. Get on board. If you don’t like it, there’s a lot of other things out there for you.’” The former Conan warm-up comic and ho... [Read More]
The Two Worlds of Tawny Newsome
Career-wise, comedian, actor, and musician Tawny Newsome is having a very diverse year. She’s a recurring standout guest on some of comedy’s best podcasts, starred in Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, can currently be seen on BET’s The Comedy Get Down, and is wrapping up a music tour wi... [Read More]
Adam Cayton-Holland Stays True to His Denver Roots
The 2017 season of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents comes to a close tonight at midnight with a half hour from Denver’s Adam Cayton-Holland. Adam is a founding member of The Grawlix, the comedy trio behind truTV’s Those Who Can’t. In addition to standup and acting, he’s also ... [Read More]
Talking Podcasts, Standup, and Motherhood Taboos with Christina P
While learning to write ad copy I was told that the best way to reach the most people is to keep the content at a 6th or 7th grade reading level. I was reminded of that advice while talking to comedian Christina P, who describes her meaning of life/philosophical musings podcast, That’s Deep Br... [Read More]
The Philosophy of JB Smoove
“Jolly” and “optimistic” aren’t descriptors you’d readily associate with your average hardened veteran comics, but then again, JB Smoove has never been an average comedian. The energetic, frenetic funnyman who rose to fame using his entire body as his instrument o... [Read More]
The Philosophy of JB Smoove
“Jolly” and “optimistic” aren’t descriptors you’d readily associate with your average hardened veteran comics, but then again, JB Smoove has never been an average comedian. The energetic, frenetic funnyman who rose to fame using his entire body as his instrument o... [Read More]
The Philosophy of JB Smoove
“Jolly” and “optimistic” aren’t descriptors you’d readily associate with your average hardened veteran comics, but then again, JB Smoove has never been an average comedian. The energetic, frenetic funnyman who rose to fame using his entire body as his instrument o... [Read More]
Amy Sedaris Makes Her Childhood TV Dreams Come True
Other than perhaps when she’s playing Jerri Blank on Strangers with Candy, Amy Sedaris has never had too much of an issue with looking or coming off as wholesome. She seems like she would be a perfect fit as the host of a Martha Stewart-type home & living show, so that’s exactly what... [Read More]