Humor in Hindsight: Zach Galifianakis and his twin in “Live at the Purple Onion” and “Between Two Ferns”
For my latest Humor in Hindsight column for Decider, I took a look back at how Zach Galifianakis has perfected the art of playing himself opposite his own self. Sure, you can see Galifianakis pull off this feat weekly on FX’s Baskets, which just returned in January for its third season, now wi... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: Trevor Noah in “You Laugh But It’s True”
My latest Humor In Hindsight column for Decider looks back at the start of Trevor Noah’s rapid rise through the stand-up comedy ranks, which began in his native South Africa. You Laugh But It’s True followed Noah at 25, directed and produced by David Paul Meyer (now a producer for Noah&r... [Read More]
Humor in Hindsight: 1983’s The King of Comedy
Here’s the lede from my latest Humor In Hindsight column for Decider.com, reflecting on Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy, starring Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, and Sandra Bernhard, fast-forwarding the context from 1983 to 2017. Who among us hasn’t suffered from delusions of gra... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: The 2010 documentary, “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work”
We’re one week into the administration of President Trump, and with a new edition of Celebrity Apprentice on the airwaves (with replacement host Arnold Schwarzenegger) and a lack of celebs showing up for Trump at his inauguration, this Throwback Thursday allows me to take a look back at the la... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: My new column at Decider.com
Hi friends and followers. I've launched a brand-new column over at Decider.com. An explanation? Alrighty then! Our favorite movies and music we can go back to whenever we want to find comfort, solace or escape. Comedians do that for us, too, in the here and now – although comedy, unlike other ... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: My new column at Decider.com
Hi friends and followers. I've launched a brand-new column over at Decider.com. An explanation? Alrighty then! Our favorite movies and music we can go back to whenever we want to find comfort, solace or escape. Comedians do that for us, too, in the here and now – although comedy, unlike other ... [Read More]
Meet The Comics: Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, & Dan Perlman
It’s that time again ladies and gents to Meet the Comics!  In this edition, AmericasComedy got to hang with three up and coming comics who rock the mics in New York City and are on their grind daily.  Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, and Dan Perlman keep full schedules by balancin... [Read More]