What Makes Historical Comedy Tick?
Comedy based around history is having a moment. Podcasts, sitcoms, web series and sketches are looking backwards, sometimes hundreds of years backwards, for inspiration. While performers have often mined the history books for laughs, this new wave has seen some of the most established comedians out ... [Read More]
What Makes Historical Comedy Tick?
Comedy based around history is having a moment. Podcasts, sitcoms, web series and sketches are looking backwards, sometimes hundreds of years backwards, for inspiration. While performers have often mined the history books for laughs, this new wave has seen some of the most established comedians out ... [Read More]
Episode #17: Myq Kaplan and Zach Sherwin
Myq Kaplan and Zach Sherwin have been friends of mine for years, and together, they have a new podcast miniseries, Words of the Years, on the new podcast app, Howl. You probably saw Kaplan performing this summer as a contestant on America's Got Talent. In 2010, Kaplan also made the final f... [Read More]
Where Comedy and Rap Meet with Zach Sherwin
Tall, thin, white, and Jewish, not exactly how you’d describe most rappers. But that’s exactly how you’d describe Zach Sherwin; only you’d also include the adjectives funny, and as nice as can be. The LA-based comedy rapper has been seen on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, ... [Read More]