Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Check Out a Clip from ‘Punching Henry’ Featuring Tig Notaro and Henry Phillips
Henry Phillips has a new movie premiering next week. Titled Punching Henry, the film is a followup to Phillips’s 2009 film Punching the Clown and premiered at SXSW last year and centers on Phillips as a comedian who is “lured to LA by a TV producer (J.K. Simmons) who wants to make him a ... [Read More]
Check Out a Clip from ‘Punching Henry’ Featuring Tig Notaro and Henry Phillips
Henry Phillips has a new movie premiering next week. Titled Punching Henry, the film is a followup to Phillips’s 2009 film Punching the Clown and premiered at SXSW last year and centers on Phillips as a comedian who is “lured to LA by a TV producer (J.K. Simmons) who wants to make him a ... [Read More]
Check Out a Clip from ‘Punching Henry’ Featuring Tig Notaro and Henry Phillips
Henry Phillips has a new movie premiering next week. Titled Punching Henry, the film is a followup to Phillips’s 2009 film Punching the Clown and premiered at SXSW last year and centers on Phillips as a comedian who is “lured to LA by a TV producer (J.K. Simmons) who wants to make him a ... [Read More]
Tig Notaro Celebrates Ellen DeGeneres’s Birthday Through the Gift of Standup
Ellen DeGeneres got an extra special birthday present today during the taping of her NBC show in the form of a wonderful standup set by Tig Notaro. In the set, Notaro reflects on politics, taking care of her newborn twin sons, not having sex with babies, chatting with kittens, and those signs at pub... [Read More]
Episode #130: 2016 Comedy MVPs with Jason Zinoman of the New York Times
Jason Zinoman is the comedy critic for The New York Times, and has written a new book about David Letterman which will come out April 2017 (pre-order Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night now!). But first, Zinoman joined me once again to close the book on 2016. Who was the Most Valuable ... [Read More]
Episode #130: 2016 Comedy MVPs with Jason Zinoman of the New York Times
Jason Zinoman is the comedy critic for The New York Times, and has written a new book about David Letterman which will come out April 2017 (pre-order Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night now!). But first, Zinoman joined me once again to close the book on 2016. Who was the Most Valuable ... [Read More]
Comedy’s 2017 Grammy Awards nominations announced
The 59th Grammy Nominations have arrived. Comedy, no stranger to the awards boasts a big list of heavy hitters for 2017. In the mix are David Cross’ first album in five years, Amy Schumer’s latest effort via HBO special turned album, Patton Oswalt’s Emmy winning album, as well as T... [Read More]