New Colbert Report book is released, and changes the world.
...and if that headline didn't instantly give you deja vu, then you definitely have to read this book The post New Colbert Report book is released, and changes the world. appeared first on Third Beat.... [Read More]
 
Dan Harmon Is Publishing a Book of Essays in 2016
by Megh Wright Good news for Dan Harmon fans: Entertainment Weekly reports that the Community creator is writing a book of humorous essays to be published by Doubleday sometime in 2016. The book — which doesn't yet have an official title — will "present a mix of the author’s recoll... [Read More]
 
Talking with Megan Amram About Her New Book 'Science…For Her!'
by Monique Madrid I don’t want to start this by talking about Twitter and how it’s now used for more than sharing up to the second news, opinions on that news, and jokes on that news, because we already know this. Also, because Megan Amram deserves more than this. But you can’t tal... [Read More]
 
Amy Poehler: “Yes, Please” and how your career is a bad boyfriend
In Amy Poehler's inspirational new book that's part memoir of her life in comedy -- up, up and still rising from iO to UCB to SNL to Parks and Rec -- and into advising young comedians and other "Smart Girls at the Party" as an executive producer, Yes Please really speaks to many of us when she write... [Read More]
 
Image of Martin Short's memoir recalls the comedy, and tragedy, of a rich and varied showbiz career
Martin Short's memoir recalls the comedy, and tragedy, of a rich and varied showbiz career
The star of 'Three Amigos!' pens a valentine to his late wife, Nancy Dolman, and tells about working with Gilda Radner, Steve Martin, Nora Ephron and many more [Read More]
 
Lena Dunham Responds To Sexual Abuse Allegations In Twitter ‘Rage Spiral’! How Book Passage Led To Claims She Molested Younger Sister As A Child
Lena Dunham was not happy about reports that accused her of molesting her sister as a child. The Girls star went on a Twitter rant on Friday after the conservative website TruthRevolt (and others) took a seemingly-innocent passage from Dunham’s book and claimed it was a sign of sexual abuse. D... [Read More]
 
Aasif Mandvi Explains How 'The Daily Show' Made Him a "Terrorist of Comedy"
by Megh Wright "The longer I spent time on The Daily Show, standing in front of a green screen pretending to report from war zones and hot spots around the world—most often from somewhere in the Middle East—the more I began to realize that The Daily Show was radicalizing me. I was being ... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk reads from his new book ‘A Load of Hooey’ on ‘Conan’
To promote his new book A Load of Hooey, Bob Odenkirk has been embarking on a book tour starting last week. Last night, he made a stop at the Conan set to read an exert for the audience in the style of a politician’s press conference. Odenkirk still has six more dates left on his […] Bo... [Read More]
 
Amy Poehler's 'Yes Please' Is the Best Non-Self-Help Self-Help Book Ever
by Erica Lies Before I can start my thoughts on Amy Poehler’s Yes Please (Dey Street Press, out today), I have to put aside Professional Writer Voice and make a confession: I love self-help books. I’m not talking about the ones that promise if you just think positively piles of money wil... [Read More]
 
Watch LeVar Burton Do a Live Reading of 'Go the Fuck to Sleep'
by Megh Wright Every '90s kid's favorite book enthusiast LeVar Burton recently participated in a charity telethon, where he made the very charitable donation of a live reading of Adam Mansbach's Go the Fuck to Sleep to a group of grown up Reading Rainbow fans. If you're struggling with insomnia thes... [Read More]