BET re-enters late-night talk sphere in Fall 2017 with Robin Thede’s “The Rundown”
BET hasn’t had a full-fledged late-night talk show since Mo’Nique went nightly back in 2009-2011. The network is diving back in this fall with Robin Thede’s The Rundown. BET is giving The Rundown an initial 24-week order; it’ll air weekly for a half-hour, with a launch d... [Read More]
BET re-enters late-night talk sphere in Fall 2017 with Robin Thede’s “The Rundown”
BET hasn’t had a full-fledged late-night talk show since Mo’Nique went nightly back in 2009-2011. The network is diving back in this fall with Robin Thede’s The Rundown. BET is giving The Rundown an initial 24-week order; it’ll air weekly for a half-hour, with a launch d... [Read More]
Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!
Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone would develop an... [Read More]
Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!
Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone would develop an... [Read More]
Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!
Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone would develop an... [Read More]
Episode #106: Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu and I go back to the scene of his very first big break, showcasing for the 2007 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and HBO, how that all happened, and how he managed to take a year off afterward to earn his master’s degree from the London School of Economics. Kondabolu since has... [Read More]
Episode #69: Nato Green
Nato Green is perhaps the most activist comedian I know. And I know more than a few comedian activists. Green lives and breathes San Francisco, not only as a comedian, but also as a union organizer, husband, father of twin daughters, columnist for the San Francisco Examiner, and host of a regular se... [Read More]
Episode #66: Guy Branum
Guy Branum’s debut comedy album, Effable, came out in 2015. Branum himself has been out for years now, whether he was known as “Staff Homosexual” on Chelsea Lately, or serving up “No Mr. Nice Gay” segments on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. You’ve also seen him... [Read More]