Meet Me In New York: Anthony DeVito
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood... [Read More]
Behind the Camera with Ken Marino
Although Ken Marino says he learned nothing about how to be a Latin lover while directing How to Be a Latin Lover, he enjoyed collaborating on the development of such an outlandish character. The movie follows Maximo (Eugenio Derbez), an aging playboy suddenly dumped by the older woman he married fo... [Read More]
Trapped in New York with Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner’s fantastic series Difficult People returned to Hulu for its third season last week, and the timing couldn’t be better. Now that the news is filled every day with so much corruption, incompetence, and steady updates on our current president’s ties to Russia, pla... [Read More]
Trapped in New York with Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner’s fantastic series Difficult People returned to Hulu for its third season last week, and the timing couldn’t be better. Now that the news is filled every day with so much corruption, incompetence, and steady updates on our current president’s ties to Russia, pla... [Read More]
Trapped in New York with Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner’s fantastic series Difficult People returned to Hulu for its third season last week, and the timing couldn’t be better. Now that the news is filled every day with so much corruption, incompetence, and steady updates on our current president’s ties to Russia, pla... [Read More]
Talking with Kevin McDonald, the John Lennon of Comedy
Best known as one of the founding members of the avant-garde sketch group Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald recently celebrated an anniversary. His podcast Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show — which blends sketch, interviews, and live music — just hit its one-year mark. In the pas... [Read More]
From UCB to ‘Saturday Night Live’ with Kristen Bartlett
The first time I saw Kristen Bartlett was in The Dead Dads Club, a show she wrote and performed with her husband, Jason Gore. Their fathers had died only months apart but, after dealing with some peculiar characters, they found a way to turn their grief into comedy. The sketches were as funny as the... [Read More]
Inside ‘SNL’ and ‘Documentary Now!’ with Rhys Thomas and Alex Buono
It’s unlikely that there are many kids out there whose dream is to direct and create pre-taped segments on Saturday Night Live. Of course, as you get older you realize that’s an incredible opportunity that countless directors would love to have, it’s just not your typical Hollywood... [Read More]
Celebrating Ten Years of Funny or Die with CEO Mike Farah
You’ve probably heard by now that Funny or Die is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The comedy behemoth founded by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Chris Henchy has come a long way since putting out its initial viral video, “The Landlord.” This internet sensation emphaticall... [Read More]
Jon Daly Still Wants to Play Golf with John Daly
Last year, Adult Swim aired a golf special starring comedic actors Jon Daly and Adam Scott playing roles as their golf-world namesakes: John Daly and Adam Scott. Daly has been particularly interested in catching the attention of his golf alter-ego, going so far as to create JonDalyIsJohnDaly.com and... [Read More]