Colt Cabana’s ‘Art of Wrestling’ Episode with CM Punk Is the Perfect Intro to Wrestling for Comedy Fans
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. I was first introduced to cult wrestler and comedy fixture Colt Cabana during the night of my first visit to The Gathering of the Juggalos, Insane Clown Posse’s annual celebration of arts an... [Read More]
Digging Up the Roots of News Satire with ‘On the Hour’
There have been many articles I’ve written for this series where I assumed that I was probably introducing a significant portion of my readership to that performer. I have never felt the same kind of pressure as I do now when I write about Chris Morris. The reason is that I really want to make... [Read More]
This Week’s Feature Is Why I Write This Column
Connor Gorman’s story’s cool for a couple reasons. First, he’s been a loyal reader of the column for years. That alone makes him–and his story– very very cool. Second, he’s said that the work of other talented creators profiled here has inspired him to take initia... [Read More]
A Lot Happens When Arthur Meyer Misses the Subway
Earlier this week, Gothamist released a video called “Watch NYers’ Hearts Break As They JUST Miss The Subway Train,” and while it’s a pretty good depiction of one of the most frustrating moments of underground NYC travel, Tonight Show writer Arthur Meyer has been bringing us ... [Read More]
Kevin Hart releases own Nike sneaker, inks six-figure video deal with Facebook Live
In yet more signs that Kevin Hart's comedic star power continues to reach previously unseen heights for other stand-up comedians, the Philadelphia native just released his very own brand of Nike sneaker, signed a six-figure contract to produce live-streaming videos for Facebook, and put out the trai... [Read More]
Kevin Hart to Produce Action-Comedy ‘Run the Jewels’ by Alex Blagg and Neel Shah
Kevin Hart has a new movie project in the works. According to Variety, Hart has signed on to produce an action-comedy for Universal called Run the Jewels, which will follow “a group of unsuccessful rappers trying to rob an eccentric hip-hop mogul.” @midnight writer/executive producer Ale... [Read More]