Review: Daniel Sloss takes “Dark” to America
Daniel Sloss opened the New York City run of his most recent one-man show, "Dark," striding onstage with two full pints. Sloss sipped from both throughout his 98-minute performance; first from the pint of beer, and then, that finished, onto the pint of water. It could be a symbolic choice. It could ... [Read More]
Meet “Maya and Marty in Manhattan” this May, on NBC
There's something about putting Maya Rudolph and Martin Short on live TV from inside 30 Rock that just works. It did for Rudolph from 2000-2007, it did for Short in 1984-1985, and it worked magically for the two of them together a year ago this weekend for SNL 40. So NBC is hoping the magic [&hellip... [Read More]
Watch James Adomian and Anthony Atamanuik’s ‘Trump vs. Bernie’ CNN Interview
From their hit live show back in October to their current nationwide tour, James Adomian and Anthony Atamanuik have been building lots of steam in the past few months with their spot-on impressions of presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. Perhaps thanks in part to Sanders and Trump&... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Thank God For Jokes’ Is a Deceptively Loose Meditation on Humor
Mike Birbiglia’s latest one-man show Thank God For Jokes, which yesterday began a six-week run the Lynn Redgrave Theater, is about faith. The minimal stage décor consists of several stained glass windows on the back wall, a choice that felt especially deliberate since I attended last Su... [Read More]
Andrea Martin to Star in Tracey Wigfield’s NBC Comedy Pilot
Tracey Wigfield’s in-the-works NBC pilot just added one of its stars. According to Deadline, Andrea Martin has signed on to play one of the lead roles in the former 30 Rock writer’s single-cam comedy produced by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Here’s more on the project from Deadline:... [Read More]
@DALIAMALEK on Online Bravado and Using Twitter in Egypt
Dalia Malek is a comedian, legal advocate, international human rights, and refugee law expert/PhD. She is from California and used to live in Egypt and England. Malek has written for The Daily Dot, Arabist, and Mic, and she hosts a standup show in Los Angeles called Ground Floor. This week I talked ... [Read More]
AMC will add “Talking Saul” to Chris Hardwick’s hosting duties
Chris Hardwick already has a new season of Talking Dead to look forward to on Sunday nights this winter and spring, and now AMC has added at least two more hours of live TV hosting duties for Hardwick -- announcing two editions of Talking Saul to follow the season two premiere and finale episodes of... [Read More]
AMC will add “Talking Saul” to Chris Hardwick’s hosting duties
Chris Hardwick already has a new season of Talking Dead to look forward to on Sunday nights this winter and spring, and now AMC has added at least two more hours of live TV hosting duties for Hardwick -- announcing two editions of Talking Saul to follow the season two premiere and finale episodes of... [Read More]
17 Times ‘Cyanide & Happiness’ Dropped Some Dark and Funny Truth Bombs
The adventures of the demented humanoids created by Rob DenBLeyker, Kris Wilson, Dave McElfatrick, and Matt Melvin live in a world as dark, brilliant, and twisted as the real world. Here are a few times when C&H revealed the truth about life. The painful, hilarious, undeniable truth. [Read More]