Hulu Orders ‘Search and Destroy’ Comedy Pilot from Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein has a new comedy series in development. According to Deadline, Hulu has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy written and directed by Brownstein called Search and Destroy. Loosely based on Brownstein’s life and her bestselling 2015 memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, th... [Read More]
Laurie Kilmartin’s Book ‘Dead People Suck’ Is Out Next Month
Standup, podcaster, and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin has a new book out next month. Titled Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed, the book is described as an “honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide to coping with death and dying” and is inspired by her experien... [Read More]
Laurie Kilmartin’s Book ‘Dead People Suck’ Is Out Next Month
Standup, podcaster, and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin has a new book out next month. Titled Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed, the book is described as an “honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide to coping with death and dying” and is inspired by her experien... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2017
Do you like volumes of comic essays that you’ll end up reading entirely in one sitting? How about amusingly embarrassing memoirs, unpredictably silly novels, or behind-the-scenes accounts of classic comedy movies? Are you at all interested in comic strips, hipster-mocking, the diaries of a gen... [Read More]
Discovery spins off Cash Cab into an elevator with webseries game show, Cash Lift
After successfully reviving Cash Cab this month with original host Ben Bailey accompanied by celebrity cameos in his NYC taxi cab, the Discovery series has launched an online companion game show, set in an elevator. Cash Lift, hosted by comedians Alex Weber and Zainab Johnson, who surprise hotel gue... [Read More]
Discovery spins off Cash Cab into an elevator with webseries game show, Cash Lift
After successfully reviving Cash Cab this month with original host Ben Bailey accompanied by celebrity cameos in his NYC taxi cab, the Discovery series has launched an online companion game show, set in an elevator. Cash Lift, hosted by comedians Alex Weber and Zainab Johnson, who surprise hotel gue... [Read More]
Facebook Watch debuts new episodes of Loosely Exactly Nicole
Facebook Watch has unveiled its first new episode today of *Loosely Exactly Nicole after acquiring the Nicole Byer sitcom from MTV earlier this year. The semi-autobiographical series follows Byer, playing herself, in Hollywood as she attempts to live out her dreams, both professionally and personall... [Read More]
Facebook Watch debuts new episodes of Loosely Exactly Nicole
Facebook Watch has unveiled its first new episode today of *Loosely Exactly Nicole after acquiring the Nicole Byer sitcom from MTV earlier this year. The semi-autobiographical series follows Byer, playing herself, in Hollywood as she attempts to live out her dreams, both professionally and personall... [Read More]
Episode #186: Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling
Jackie Martling was a longtime writer and performer on The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001, who also was showing up monthly in the pages of Penthouse magazine, opening comedy clubs on Long Island, released six dirty joke records, and published Jackie The Joke Man Martling’s Disgustingly Di... [Read More]
Nell Scovell’s Memoir ‘Just the Funny Parts’ Is Out Next Year
Longtime television writer, producer, director, and show creator Nell Scovell has written a book about her career working on shows like The Simpsons, Late Night with David Letterman, The Muppets, and more that hits stores next year. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Scovell’s book – t... [Read More]