The 'It's Always Sunny' Gang Is Writing a Self-Help Book
by Megh Wright The life experts of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia are writing a book. A pre-order page recently showed up on Amazon for The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today, a book "written" by Charlie, Mac, Dennis, Sweet Dee, and Frank that will serve as a self-... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt releases a book about his love of classic films
Comedian Patton Oswalt has released a new book, a memoir of sorts as well as an ode to classic cinema. In “Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film,” Oswalt recounts the time he spent watching film after film at the New Beverly Cinema. Between 1995 and 1999, Osw... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Has Written a Book About His Addiction to Movies
by Megh Wright Patton Oswalt has a second book in the works. Recently, Amazon posted the pre-order page for his upcoming book titled Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film. Here's the book's official description: New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and actor Patt... [Read More]
Holden Caulfield Applies for an HR Position, by Dan Morey
by Brian Boone, Editor Greg Roman Integrated Software 48 Detmire Road White Plains, NY 10601 Dear Mr. Roman, I’m writing to apply for the goddam HR Manager position you advertised in the New York Times. I’ve enclosed my résumé and three references from real hot-shots.T... [Read More]
Summer Reads: Comedy Writing for Late-Night TV, by Joe Toplyn
Any time is a good time to pick up a book, but summertime sure feels like the right time to lounge poolside or on the beach, or anywhere you feel most comfortable, really, with a great read to pass the carefree day away. On weekends this summer, The Comic's Comic will showcase an excerpt from a wort... [Read More]
Billy Eichner from “Billy on the Street” is writing a book
Billy on the Street’s fiery host, Billy Eichner, is reportedly writing a book. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Eichner has inked a deal with Grand Central Publishing to write a book about Hollywood and pop culture. “I’m very excited to start writing, and I can assure my fans t... [Read More]
Billy Eichner Is Writing His First Book
by Bradford Evans Billy on the Street host Billy Eichner is getting into the literary world. THR reports that Eichner has signed a deal to write his first book, a currently untitled comedic tome about the worlds of comedy and pop culture. "I'm very excited to start writing and I can assure my f... [Read More]
Lena Dunham is going on an 11 city book tour for “Not That Kind of Girl”
Two years ago, Lena Dunham sold a book proposal for over $3 million. Her book, Not That Kind of Girl, is finally set to be released on October 7th. To promote her new book, Dunham is setting off on an 11 city book tour, and is bringing some of her funny friends. Comedians Amy Schumer, […] Len... [Read More]
Judge rules there’s nothing wrong with “Not that there’s anything wrong with that,” dismisses lawsuit against Fred Stoller’s memoir
Kramer vs. Kramer is an Oscar-winning film about divorce. Kramer vs. Stoller was a case of art imitating life imitating parody masquerading as reality. At any rate, case dismissed. New York State Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe exonerated Fred Stoller and Skyhorse Publishing with her r... [Read More]
Lena Dunham Announces National Book Tour for 'Not That Kind of Girl'
by Megh Wright This morning, Girls creator/star and soon-to-be bestselling author Lena Dunham announced tour dates for Not That Kind of Girl, her debut book due out September 30th. The tour will include stops in New York, Boston, Chicago, Austin, Portland, and LA and include special guest appearance... [Read More]