Episode #7: Kevin Pollak
Kevin Pollak is a gifted actor, impersonator and comedian whom you've seen onscreen far more often than you probably even remember -- although you'll certainly recall his roles in such hits as A Few Good Men and The Usual Suspects. Pollak recently recurred as the dad in the CBS sitcom, Mom, and dire... [Read More]
Kevin Pollak set to direct comedy The Late Bloomer
Fresh off of Misery Loves Comedy, Actor, Comedian and now director Kevin Pollak isn’t wasting anytime waiting for his next project. Pollak will make his narrative directorial debut with the indie comedy The Late Bloomer, which is based on Ken Baker’s 2001 memoir Man Made: A Memoir of My ... [Read More]
Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ documentary (Laughspin Interview)
Kevin Pollak’s Misery Loves Comedy is not just an adventure into the mindspace of stand-up comedians but an exciting exploration into the universal human conditions of misery, joy and hope. What started with the question, “Do you have to be miserable to be a comedian?” eventua... [Read More]
Kevin Pollak’s “Misery Loves Comedy” loves comedy more
Kevin Pollak is on his phone, negotiating terms of his next film, when I prepared to talk to him Tuesday about his first directorial effort, the new documentary Misery Loves Comedy. Things are looking up. All is not miserable in Pollak's world right now. Even if his character in the CBS sitcom ... [Read More]
Misery Loves Comedy: The Laugh Button interviews with Kevin Pollak, Lewis Black, Jim Norton, and Caroline Hirsch from the premiere
This past Wednesday, we were invited to cover the red carpet premiere of Kevin Pollak’s new documentary film Misery Loves Comedy. The film was part of this year’s TriBeCa Film Festival, currently running throughout New York City. Comedy has been a big focal point of the festival includin... [Read More]
Inside 'Misery Loves Comedy' with Kevin Pollak
by Megh Wright "Do you have to be miserable to be funny?" That's the question that comedian, actor, and podcast host Kevin Pollak sets out to explore with over 60 comics in a new documentary called Misery Loves Comedy, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last night and has already topp... [Read More]
Watch a Sneak Peek of 'Misery Loves Comedy' with Marc Maron and Judd Apatow
by Megh Wright Kevin Pollak has a brand new documentary premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival next week called Misery Loves Comedy, which takes a closer look at every comedian's need to connect with audiences in the spirit of "misery loves company." Pollak interviewed over 60 comics and actors for... [Read More]
The first trailer for Kevin Pollak’s Misery Loves Comedy documentary
Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people featured in this hilarious twist on the age-old truth: misery loves company. In-depth, candid interviews with some of the most revered comedy greats who ea... [Read More]
Kevin Pollak’s directorial debut “Misery Loves Comedy” scooped up by Tribeca Film and boasts star studded cast
Tribeca Film announced they have acquired the rights to Kevin Pollak’s  documentary Misery Loves Comedy which is his directorial debut. Tom Hanks, Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Jon Favreau, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, Steve Coogan, Jim Gaffigan, Nick Swardson and Maria B... [Read More]