Indiegogo campaign to complete final, posthumous documentary special on Ralphie May
When I sat down with Ralphie May and Lahna Turner to podcast in the green room of Gotham Comedy Club back in March 2015, a woman with a camera filmed the whole thing. They planned to make a documentary about themselves as a comedy couple and a family. Instead, they separated. Ralphie later died. And... [Read More]
Kevin Smith helps launch Rivit TV with his “Hollyweed” pilot
First came Channel 101. Screening 5-minute shorts, and asking audiences to vote for their favorites to return for new episodes since 2003. Then came Amazon Prime, which started making originals by allowing consumers to view all of the potential pilots first and weigh in with votes and comments. Now ... [Read More]
Kevin Smith helps launch Rivit TV with his “Hollyweed” pilot
First came Channel 101. Screening 5-minute shorts, and asking audiences to vote for their favorites to return for new episodes since 2003. Then came Amazon Prime, which started making originals by allowing consumers to view all of the potential pilots first and weigh in with votes and comments. Now ... [Read More]
Kevin Smith helps launch Rivit TV with his “Hollyweed” pilot
First came Channel 101. Screening 5-minute shorts, and asking audiences to vote for their favorites to return for new episodes since 2003. Then came Amazon Prime, which started making originals by allowing consumers to view all of the potential pilots first and weigh in with votes and comments. Now ... [Read More]
The Comedy Studio raising funds for its move into new home in Somerville
The Comedy Studio, for more than 20 years the home of up-and-coming voices in the Boston comedy scene from the third floor of the Hong Kong restaurant in Harvard Square, is in the process of moving into its very own space in neighboring Somerville, Mass. The comedy club launched an Indiegogo fundrai... [Read More]
The Comedy Studio raising funds for its move into new home in Somerville
The Comedy Studio, for more than 20 years the home of up-and-coming voices in the Boston comedy scene from the third floor of the Hong Kong restaurant in Harvard Square, is in the process of moving into its very own space in neighboring Somerville, Mass. The comedy club launched an Indiegogo fundrai... [Read More]
Please Support the Patreon for ‘McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’
If you read a site like Splitsider, chances are you also read—and/or have submitted your original work to—McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, the online arm of Dave Eggers’ McSweeney’s Publishing. It’s been posting “daily humor almost every day” since 1998.... [Read More]
Please Support the Patreon for ‘McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’
If you read a site like Splitsider, chances are you also read—and/or have submitted your original work to—McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, the online arm of Dave Eggers’ McSweeney’s Publishing. It’s been posting “daily humor almost every day” since 1998.... [Read More]
On Second Thought with Sean L. McCarthy, a Laughly exclusive series
The past two times I visited Austin this spring, Laughly was all over the place — first as the official partner of the Moontower Comedy Festival, and then last month exclusively live-streaming the Funniest Person in Austin finals. It’s no coincidence you’re probably starting t... [Read More]
Rob Delaney Is Raising Money for Opponents of the “Spineless Shit Loaves” Who Un-Endorsed Trump
No matter how terrifying, bigoted, or hypocritical Donald Trump and his supporters get this election season, comedians are still finding ways to turn the ugliest parts of the campaign into opportunities to do good. First was Superstore writer Owen Ellickson’s hugely successful “Trump Lea... [Read More]