Fall Comedy Reads: A Look Back at the Firesign Theatre
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. The Firesign Theatre started in the late ‘60s by four men, Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman, and Philip Proctor, who has co-w... [Read More]
Jenny Slate Is Writing a Book of Feminist Essays and Fables
Jenny Slate has a book in the works. According to Entertainment Weekly, Little, Brown and Company is set to publish a book by Slate described as “a feminist essay and fable collection.” The book will take a look at “what it’s like to be female in a misogynistic culture,&rdquo... [Read More]
Jenny Slate Is Writing a Book of Feminist Essays and Fables
Jenny Slate has a book in the works. According to Entertainment Weekly, Little, Brown and Company is set to publish a book by Slate described as “a feminist essay and fable collection.” The book will take a look at “what it’s like to be female in a misogynistic culture,&rdquo... [Read More]
Talking Funny or Die and ‘Not Quite a Genius’ with Nate Dern
From humble beginnings as a participant in season 3 of The CW’s Beauty and the Geek to becoming the artistic director of UCB’s New York theater to his current position as senior writer at Funny or Die, Nate Dern has had quite the media journey. As a writer, his work has appeared in McSwe... [Read More]
Exploring “Humamnity” with Jonny Sun
Jonny Sun released his first book this year: Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur an Aliebn Too. The book is an illustrated account following the character at the center of Sun’s Twitter account, an alien named Jomny on a never-ending quest to make sense of humanity (and himself). The message and... [Read More]
Exploring “Humamnity” with Jonny Sun
Jonny Sun released his first book this year: Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur an Aliebn Too. The book is an illustrated account following the character at the center of Sun’s Twitter account, an alien named Jomny on a never-ending quest to make sense of humanity (and himself). The message and... [Read More]
Exploring “Humamnity” with Jonny Sun
Jonny Sun released his first book this year: Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur an Aliebn Too. The book is an illustrated account following the character at the center of Sun’s Twitter account, an alien named Jomny on a never-ending quest to make sense of humanity (and himself). The message and... [Read More]
Fall Comedy Reads: ‘The Daily Show (The Book)’
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. When it began in 1996, The Daily Show was nothing like what it would become. Hosted by Craig Kilborn, the show dealt mostly with light ente... [Read More]
Fall Comedy Reads: ‘The Daily Show (The Book)’
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. When it began in 1996, The Daily Show was nothing like what it would become. Hosted by Craig Kilborn, the show dealt mostly with light ente... [Read More]
Fall Comedy Reads: Budd Friedman’s ‘The Improv’
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. Budd Friedman loves celebrities. This point is driven home multiple times throughout his memoir/“oral history,” The Improv... [Read More]