Inside ‘The Onion,’ ‘ClickHole,’ and ‘The A.V. Club’s Vote to Unionize
The employees at Onion Inc., the company behind satire sites The Onion and ClickHole as well as The A.V. Club, have voted to unionize and will be the latest group of online publication staffers to join the Writers Guild of America. The news was announced today in a post published at&n... [Read More]
Jordan Peele, Veep, Last Week Tonight win at the 2018 WGA Awards
It was another great night both for Jordan Peele and HBO as the awards season swung through the Writers Guild of America on Sunday night. Peele won for Original Screenplay for his first feature film, Get Out, while HBO played host to the writers for both Best Comedy Series, Veep, and best comedy/var... [Read More]
‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Win 2018 WGA Awards
The 2018 Writers Guild Awards were handed out in New York and Los Angeles last night, and when it comes to this year’s comedy nominees, Veep, BoJack Horseman, Saturday Night Live, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and Will & Grace took home awards this year. In the New Series category, N... [Read More]
‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Win 2018 WGA Awards
The 2018 Writers Guild Awards were handed out in New York and Los Angeles last night, and when it comes to this year’s comedy nominees, Veep, BoJack Horseman, Saturday Night Live, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and Will & Grace took home awards this year. In the New Series category, N... [Read More]
Here are your comedy writers nominated for the 2018 WGA Awards
Whither original short-form online comedy? The Writers Guild of America revealed today this year’s nominees, with winners named in simultaneous ceremonies Feb. 11, 2018, in New York City (hosted by Amber Ruffin) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). The WGA Award nominations included grea... [Read More]
2018 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘American Vandal,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ ‘The President Show,’ and More
The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2018 WGA Award nominees today, which includes returning series like Nathan for You, Silicon Valley, and Veep as well as new series like GLOW, The President Show, and Netflix’s mockumentary series American Vandal. Nathan for You earned noms in ... [Read More]
2018 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘American Vandal,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ ‘The President Show,’ and More
The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2018 WGA Award nominees today, which includes returning series like Nathan for You, Silicon Valley, and Veep as well as new series like GLOW, The President Show, and Netflix’s mockumentary series American Vandal. Nathan for You earned noms in ... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin to Host the 2018 WGA Awards in New York
While Seth Meyers has signed on to host the 2018 Golden Globes next month, one of his Late Night writers/performers has landed an awards show hosting gig of her own. The Writers Guild of America announced today that Amber Ruffin will host next year’s WGA Awards ceremony in New York, which will... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin to Host the 2018 WGA Awards in New York
While Seth Meyers has signed on to host the 2018 Golden Globes next month, one of his Late Night writers/performers has landed an awards show hosting gig of her own. The Writers Guild of America announced today that Amber Ruffin will host next year’s WGA Awards ceremony in New York, which will... [Read More]
Toward A More Perfect Comedian Union
If you had told me 10 years ago, when I launched The Comic’s Comic from a hotel room in Las Vegas during the HBO Comedy Festival, that I’d be writing about sex offenders and Russian agents today, would I still be here? Before you attempt to answer that rhetorical, let me let you know wha... [Read More]