What Makes Historical Comedy Tick?
Comedy based around history is having a moment. Podcasts, sitcoms, web series and sketches are looking backwards, sometimes hundreds of years backwards, for inspiration. While performers have often mined the history books for laughs, this new wave has seen some of the most established comedians out ... [Read More]
What Makes Historical Comedy Tick?
Comedy based around history is having a moment. Podcasts, sitcoms, web series and sketches are looking backwards, sometimes hundreds of years backwards, for inspiration. While performers have often mined the history books for laughs, this new wave has seen some of the most established comedians out ... [Read More]
Ariella Segal Is Redefining the One-Woman Show
One-person shows are usually characterized by a string of character pieces, appreciated (or bemoaned) by a collection of live humans who must sit in their seats for at least a half hour, lest they be perceived as rude by the Bumble date that brought them there. Ariella Segal is c... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Cole Blooded Seminar” from Deon Cole
Deon Cole delivers totally unapologetic, razor-sharp humor and biting racial observations on his brand new album Cole Blooded Seminar. Recorded at the Lincoln Theater in Washington, D.C., Cole educates white people about the art of managing blackness in certain situations, why women need to ask bett... [Read More]
A Comedy/Drama Series About the Early Days of ‘National Lampoon’ Is in the Works
There’s been a documentary, there’s a feature film on the way by David Wain, and now, it might become a scripted comedy/drama too. According to Deadline, A+E Studios has acquired the rights to develop a workplace comedy/drama based on last year’s documentary Drunk Stoned Brilliant ... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Deadpool on blu-ray
Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when evil scientist Ajax (Ed Skrein) tortures, disfigures and transforms him into Deadpool. The rogue experiment leaves Deadpool with accelerated healing powers and a twisted ... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Deadpool on blu-ray
Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when evil scientist Ajax (Ed Skrein) tortures, disfigures and transforms him into Deadpool. The rogue experiment leaves Deadpool with accelerated healing powers and a twisted ... [Read More]
Watch the CBS comic-thriller “BrainDead” teaser trailer
BrainDead is CBS’s new comic-thriller set in the world of Washington, D.C. politics. The series, starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, Aaron Tveit, Tony Shalhoub, Nikki M. James and Johnny Ray Gill comes from Robert and Michelle King, creators and executive producers of The Good Wife. ... [Read More]