Review: “2 Dope Queens,” many dope perspectives in HBO variety series
Turning a podcast into a TV special, let alone a four-part series, doesn’t make sense for most podcasts. But 2 Dope Queens isn’t any podcast. The hit WNYC podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams is part two-woman comedy duo, part improv, part chat show, part stand-up storytelli... [Read More]
Comedy Central Is Not Moving Forward with Jessica Williams and Naomi Ekperigin’s Pilot
Ahead of the release of her Netflix film The Incredible Jessica James, The New York Times has a great new interview with Jessica Williams out today where she looks back on her days as a Daily Show correspondent and her decision to leave the show to try new things. “I know what I’d be inc... [Read More]
We need to talk about black women in comedy: VH1’s “All Jokes Aside”
If you think it’s still tough out there in the comedy trenches for a woman wanting to make it as a stand-up, then just imagine what it must be like for a black women. Heck, don’t imagine it. Go out and talk to some black women in comedy. That’s what the new short documentary, All [... [Read More]
Naomi Ekperigin discusses her pending marriage in her episode of “The Half Hour”
Tonight at Midnight Naomi Ekperigin’s episode of The Half Hour premieres on Comedy Central. In this clip from said program, Naomi discusses the perks of taking a new last name once she marries her future husband. Is it for a bit in her act? Maybe. But she seems absolutely okay with the idea. N... [Read More]
Naomi Ekperigin Knows the Power of New York, Biscuits, and Beyonce
New York City born and raised, Naomi Ekperigin is quickly becoming an influential voice in modern comedy. She’s worked as a staff writer for Broad City and Difficult People, appeared on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and Late Night with Seth Meyers, and was listed as one of “7 Reasons... [Read More]
Naomi Ekperigin Knows the Power of New York, Biscuits, and Beyonce
New York City born and raised, Naomi Ekperigin is quickly becoming an influential voice in modern comedy. She’s worked as a staff writer for Broad City and Difficult People, appeared on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and Late Night with Seth Meyers, and was listed as one of “7 Reasons... [Read More]
Naomi Ekperigin Knows the Power of New York, Biscuits, and Beyonce
New York City born and raised, Naomi Ekperigin is quickly becoming an influential voice in modern comedy. She’s worked as a staff writer for Broad City and Difficult People, appeared on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and Late Night with Seth Meyers, and was listed as one of “7 Reasons... [Read More]
Comedy Central announces “The Half Hour” fifth season lineup
Comedy Central’s The Half Hour is heading to The Big Easy with a stellar talent line-up of the best up-and-coming stand-up comedians. The fifth season will feature sets from Cy Amundson, Erik Bergstrom, Ahmed Bharoocha, Matthew Broussard, Naomi Ekperigin, Nate Fernald, Noah Gardenswartz, Emily... [Read More]