NBC buys two comedy projects from John Krasinski
Jim Halpert is coming back to NBC… sort of. Former Office star, John Krasinski has reportedly sold two comedy projects to NBC. According to Deadline, Krasinski will produce two comedies under his Sunday Night production company. The first project is a single-camera sitcom written by Shawn Win... [Read More]
Best Of 2013: The 5 Best Comedy Shows I Saw This Year
If you’re anything like me, you live in San Diego, California. You live here because you want to live in an actual city but not like an actual big big […]Author informationJimmy CallawayAuthor at Serial OptimistJimmy Callaway lives in San Diego. He works in a comic book store and also t... [Read More]
Addicted To Comedy: How to be a Writer Who Writes – The Greg Miller Interview
Have you ever had problems with a writing project? Maybe your goal is to publish a book, write a screenplay, or submit a sitcom pilot to your favorite competition? The biggest problem I encountered as a comedy writer was not having enough time to write. Or so I thought. I discovered "How to be a Wri... [Read More]
Comedy Show Spotlight: The Blind Barber Secret Show
Places that exist that you don’t actually know exist are always fun to frequent. That back ally, secret door, secret handshake, with a front that looks like a barber shop [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optimist and writer of things... [Read More]
Maz Jobrani Gets Ready for Stockholm at the Wilbur
Maz Jobrani plays the Wilbur Saturday There are a handful of cities where most comedy specials are taped, the big two being New York and Los Angeles. Maz Jobrani will be tuning up Saturday at the Wilbur for taping his next special next week in... ... [Read More]
Boston Comedy Q&A: Kate Clinton
Kate Clinton is in Boston tonight for Fenway Health Kate Clinton celebrated thirty years in stand-up comedy on March 21. Since then, she has established herself not only as a stand-up comedian but as an author and columnist with The Progressive ma... [Read More]
The Comedy Studio's Comic In Residence Interview - Dave McDonough
Dave McDonough is the April Comic In Residence Every month, The Comedy Studio picks a comedian to be the “Comic In Residence,” playing every show on the schedule. For April, the Studio has chosen a bit of a ringer in Dave McDonough, who starts his ... [Read More]
The Back Page: Shawn Donovan On His New CD, Few Mourn
Shawn Donovan's comedy CD, Few Mourn Shawn Donovan doesn’t have much faith in his friends. That’s why he named his self-produced CD Few Mourn and made the cover look like a cheesy tribute for a fallen friend you didn’t know that well on Facebook. ... [Read More]
Mottley's: Ken Reid on Firsts of Fury and The Comedy Studio
Ken Reid's Firsts of Fury Ken Reid debut's his new show Firsts of Fury tomorrow at Mottley's Comedy Club. He'll be talking about firsts in his life, continuing his trend of storytelling comedy, joined by Mehran, Lamont Price, Jenny Zigrino, and m... [Read More]