Episode #206: Nell Scovell
Who is Nell Scovell? She’s the creator of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, first staff writer hired for SPY magazine, second woman ever to write for The Simpsons, and one of only a handful of women to ever write for David Letterman. Scovell’s other TV credits include Murphy Brown, Coach and T... [Read More]
Chris Gethard’s New Book ‘Lose Well’ Is Out in October
Chris Gethard has written a new book that’s hitting bookstores this fall. Titled Lose Well, it’s his second book following A Bad Idea I’m About to Do: True Tales of Seriously Poor Judgment and Stunningly Awkward Adventure, which was released in early 2012. Here’s the full des... [Read More]
Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Episode #205: Jim Florentine
Jim Florentine rose to fame with his bestselling recordings “Terrorizing Telemarketers” and by voicing the wildly popular character Special Ed for Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers. Florentine has won an Emmy for his work on HBO’s Inside the NFL and had two Billboard top-ten com... [Read More]
Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy West’s Memoir ‘Shrill’
Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryant and Lorne Michaels are developing a single-cam comedy based on the memoir, which Bryant w... [Read More]
Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy West’s Memoir ‘Shrill’
Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryant and Lorne Michaels are developing a single-cam comedy based on the memoir, which Bryant w... [Read More]
Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy West’s Memoir ‘Shrill’
Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryant and Lorne Michaels are developing a single-cam comedy based on the memoir, which Bryant w... [Read More]
Episode #203: Louie Anderson
Louie Anderson won an Emmy Award for his performance as Christine Baskets in FX’s Baskets. He previously won Emmys two decades earlier for his voiceover work in his own animated series Life of Louie. He’s also hosted Family Feud, made a memorable early splash in the Eddie Murphy movie Co... [Read More]
‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’ Updated For Adult Women Who Frequently Change Birth Control, by Ginny Hogan
Are you there god? It’s me, Margaret. I go by Mags now. Last time we chatted, I had just gotten my period. A lot has happened since. I’m 26 now, but my body is still going through continual changes. It all started in college. When I was 21, my boyfriend Damien said, “Do I really [&... [Read More]