Episode #204: Jim O’Heir
Jim O’Heir is an Emmy-winning actor and comedian best known for co-starring as Jerry Gergich on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. He’s a Chicago guy who trained at Second City in the 1980s, then thrived in an independent improv and sketch group called White Noise, ... [Read More]
‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Duo Get Order for New Pilot, ‘Arranged’
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna is set to take on another project with the announcement of Arranged, a pilot she has co-created with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer Sono Patel, getting picked up by Pop TV. Patel will serve as a writer and executive producer, while Brosh McKenna will be... [Read More]
Lil Dicky and the truth about comedy rap – it’s tricky!
Comedy rapper Lil Dicky has reached No 1, adding to successes such as Big Shaq and the Lonely Island. But as Honey G’s example shows, doing funny rhymes right takes sophistication‘He’s not like a ‘rapper’ rapper,” the guy in the restaurant explains to his unimpres... [Read More]
‘Beethoven’s Producer’ Shows the Changing Tide in Digital Comedy
It’s been nearly two years since we featured Chuck Armstrong and Charlie Stockman’s work, and in that time, digital comedy’s landscape has changed quite a bit. “Our new sketch is specifically about a content gatekeeper ruining an artist’s work in the name of commercial ... [Read More]
Sir Ken Dodd obituary
Comedian with an endless desire to make people laugh known for his tickling sticks, Diddymen and marathon stage performancesThe last great “front-cloth” comic of our times, and the last standing true vaudevillian, Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90, was even more than that – a force of... [Read More]
Sir Ken Dodd obituary
Comedian with an endless desire to make people laugh known for his tickling sticks, Diddymen and marathon stage performancesThe last great “front-cloth” comic of our times, and the last standing true vaudevillian, Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90, was even more than that – a force of... [Read More]
Getting ‘Physical’ with Matt Jones
For many people, Breaking Bad and The Office would be their favorite drama and favorite comedy of the 2000s. Few can say they worked on both shows, but one actor can claim the title of having appeared in the series finale for each show in 2013. It was not entirely a coincidence though, as Matt [&hel... [Read More]
Getting ‘Physical’ with Matt Jones
For many people, Breaking Bad and The Office would be their favorite drama and favorite comedy of the 2000s. Few can say they worked on both shows, but one actor can claim the title of having appeared in the series finale for each show in 2013. It was not entirely a coincidence though, as Matt [&hel... [Read More]
Episode #191: Matt Jones
You probably recognize Matt Jones from the critically acclaimed AMC series, Breaking Bad, where he played Badger. But Jones has an extensive comedy background, starting in Southern California, where he performed improv in high school, then eventually to Boom Chicago in Amste... [Read More]
Episode #191: Matt Jones
You probably recognize Matt Jones from the critically acclaimed AMC series, Breaking Bad, where he played Badger. But Jones has an extensive comedy background, starting in Southern California, where he performed improv in high school, then eventually to Boom Chicago in Amste... [Read More]