truTV launches brand campaign and debuts new tagline
Over the past two years, truTV has undergone a transformation. Long gone are the days of trial coverage and derivative reality shows, in favor of a new network of premium, creator-driven comedies that are making some noise. And now, in an effort to directly connect this new truTV brand to its comedi... [Read More]
Jesse Eisenberg to Make His TV Directorial Debut with ‘Bream Gives Me Hiccups’
Last year, Jesse Eisenberg began adapting his McSweeney’s short story collection Bream Gives Me Hiccups as a TV series, and now the project has a cast and director. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Parker Posey, Victor Rasuk, and newcomer Elliott Smith will star in the series, which will b... [Read More]
Jesse Eisenberg to Make His TV Directorial Debut with ‘Bream Gives Me Hiccups’
Last year, Jesse Eisenberg began adapting his McSweeney’s short story collection Bream Gives Me Hiccups as a TV series, and now the project has a cast and director. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Parker Posey, Victor Rasuk, and newcomer Elliott Smith will star in the series, which will b... [Read More]
Jesse Eisenberg to Make His TV Directorial Debut with ‘Bream Gives Me Hiccups’
Last year, Jesse Eisenberg began adapting his McSweeney’s short story collection Bream Gives Me Hiccups as a TV series, and now the project has a cast and director. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Parker Posey, Victor Rasuk, and newcomer Elliott Smith will star in the series, which will b... [Read More]
Jessie Eisenberg Is Adapting His 'McSweeney's' Short Stories Into an Amazon Comedy
by Megh Wright Jessie Eisenberg has a new Amazon series in the works. THR reports that Eisenberg is writing and executive producing a new half-hour Amazon comedy based on his series of short stories Bream Gives Me Hiccups, which ran on McSweeney's from 2012-2013. Like the short stories, the adaptati... [Read More]
Talking About the End of Chicago's Upstairs Gallery
by Griffin Wenzler The Upstairs Gallery started in September of 2010 as a small performance space in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. It is now one of the city’s best known comedy theaters. After four years of putting up some of the most exciting and experimental theater in Chicago,... [Read More]
An unaired SNL sketch with Alec Baldwin, Cup Boy (Horatio Sanz) and Plate Boy (Jimmy Fallon)
On Saturday Night Live, oftentimes something will strike the cast and writers as super-funny around the office (particularly late at night Tuesday and into Wednesday morning of an SNL week), but not quite translate onscreen before the live audience. ... [Read More]