The Onion goes after Facebook with Onion Social
The Onion has gone after some big billionaires this past month. First Elon Musk for suggesting he could start his own online humor publication. And more recently, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Take this June 15 open letter, for example, written from the voice of a Zuckerberg baby and titled ... [Read More]
The Onion goes after Facebook with Onion Social
The Onion has gone after some big billionaires this past month. First Elon Musk for suggesting he could start his own online humor publication. And more recently, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Take this June 15 open letter, for example, written from the voice of a Zuckerberg baby and titled ... [Read More]
Chris Gethard on the importance of interacting with fans of The Chris Gethard Show
The Chris Gethard Show prides itself on having as much loyalty to its fans as the fans do to the show. On last week’s live broadcast on truTV, Gethard locked himself in a clear box for a stunt in which guest Matt Walsh (Veep) had to convince fans to answer revealing questions via phone and [&h... [Read More]
Episode #202: Brandon Rogers
Brandon Rogers is a YouTube star with four million subscribers and one Streamy Award to his credit. He has starred in two webseries, Sam and Stuff for Facebook, and Magic Funhouse for Fullscreen. Brandon was a New Face at Just For Laughs in 2017, and he stopped by my studio while he’s on his f... [Read More]
Trevor Moore will host a 24-hour Trevathon on Facebook Live for Comedy Central
Trevor Moore and Comedy Central believe Facebook isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Moore will host a live 24-hour talk show onComedy Central Stand-Up’s Facebook on April 19 to promote his newest one-hour comedy special for Comedy Central, Trevor Moore: The Story of Our Times, ... [Read More]
Is Facebook killing online comedy?
Job cuts at Funny or Die suggest making money from comedy videos is harder than ever – and some blame the social-media titan. But a new wave of creators are finding ways to thriveEarlier this year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced major changes to the social network’s algorithm. &l... [Read More]
How Facebook Is Killing Comedy
Last month, in its second round of layoffs in as many years, comedy hub Funny or Die reportedly eliminated its entire editorial team following a trend of comedy websites scaling back, shutting down, or restructuring their business model away from original online content.  Hours after CEO Mike F... [Read More]
Catching Up with Nicole Byer
Some of the most beloved, groundbreaking, and influential television comedy series have been tragically cut short before they even had the chance to reach their prime. The Ben Stiller Show, Strangers with Candy, and Freaks and Geeks all suffered the fate of short runs before later achieving cult suc... [Read More]
Discovery spins off Cash Cab into an elevator with webseries game show, Cash Lift
After successfully reviving Cash Cab this month with original host Ben Bailey accompanied by celebrity cameos in his NYC taxi cab, the Discovery series has launched an online companion game show, set in an elevator. Cash Lift, hosted by comedians Alex Weber and Zainab Johnson, who surprise hotel gue... [Read More]
Discovery spins off Cash Cab into an elevator with webseries game show, Cash Lift
After successfully reviving Cash Cab this month with original host Ben Bailey accompanied by celebrity cameos in his NYC taxi cab, the Discovery series has launched an online companion game show, set in an elevator. Cash Lift, hosted by comedians Alex Weber and Zainab Johnson, who surprise hotel gue... [Read More]