‘Analyze Phish’ Took a Sharp Turn Towards the Tragic in the Painfully Intense “Hollywood Bowl” Episode
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When I was a guest on Harris Wittels and Scott Aukerman’s Analyze Phish podcast Harris invited me to be part of the gang when they saw Phish perform at the Hollywood Bowl. I wasn’t abl... [Read More]
‘Analyze Phish’ Took a Sharp Turn Towards the Tragic in the Painfully Intense “Hollywood Bowl” Episode
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When I was a guest on Harris Wittels and Scott Aukerman’s Analyze Phish podcast Harris invited me to be part of the gang when they saw Phish perform at the Hollywood Bowl. I wasn’t abl... [Read More]
The First Annual Harris Phest Honors a True Comic Original
Some deaths remain fresh wounds that refuse to heal or dissipate with time. They remain eternally painful. The deaths of Johnny Cash and David Bowie and Philip Seymour Hoffman are like that for a lot of people. For many podcast and comedy fans, so was the death of Harris Wittels on February 19th, 20... [Read More]
Happy birthday, Harris Wittels
Today would have been comedian Harris Wittels’ 33rd birthday. The stand-up, Parks and Rec writer, and Master of None co-creator… MORE Happy birthday, Harris Wittels appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler, Mike Schur, and More Remember Harris Wittels
Ahead of what would be his 33rd birthday this Thursday, The Guardian has a wonderful piece out today about the late Harris Wittels, who died in 2015 after a short but prolific comedy career. In the piece, Wittels’ former coworkers and friends Sarah Silverman, Mike Schur, Aziz Ansari, Amy Poehl... [Read More]
Harris Wittels’ sister will host the inaugural “Harris Phest” memorial celebration on 4/20
This month, a new gathering is being launched to celebrate the life of “the funniest boy in the world…and 4/20,”… MORE Harris Wittels’ sister will host the inaugural “Harris Phest” memorial celebration on 4/20 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Adam Scott, Scott Aukerman and Jeff Ullrich will fete the late Harris Wittels at fundraising dinner for Wittels’s alma mater
Coming up on the second anniversary of the death of comedy writer Harris Wittels, his high school alma mater in Houston has recruited actor Adam Scott and Earwolf founders Scott Aukerman and Jeff Ullrich to attend a fund-raising luncheon in his honor. HSPVA (The High School for the Performing and Vi... [Read More]
Adam Scott, Scott Aukerman and Jeff Ullrich will fete the late Harris Wittels at fundraising dinner for Wittels’s alma mater
Coming up on the second anniversary of the death of comedy writer Harris Wittels, his high school alma mater in Houston has recruited actor Adam Scott and Earwolf founders Scott Aukerman and Jeff Ullrich to attend a fund-raising luncheon in his honor. HSPVA (The High School for the Performing and Vi... [Read More]
Harris Wittels’s Mom Speaks Out: “The Stigma Associated with Addiction Must Be Obliterated”
The Huffington Post published a beautiful but heartbreaking post by Harris Wittels’s mother Maureen today called “The Loss Of My Son Harris Wittels To Heroin,” and the whole post is well worth the read. In hopes of helping other people who have friends or family members struggling ... [Read More]
The Incredible Chemistry of ‘Comedy Bang Bang’
For fans of podcasts, since 2009 Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang Bang has been at the center of the auditory comedy universe. And while there have been many offshoots and knockoffs of its brand of entertainment, it has never been replicated. Why is that? With so many podcasts to listen to (amongs... [Read More]