“Every Genius Breeds a Bunch of Fucking Idiots” and Other Quotes from Norm Macdonald’s ‘Vulture’ Interview
To promote his new memoir Based on a True Story, Vulture posted a new interview with Norm Macdonald today where he candidly talks about the current state of comedy as well as what he thinks of SNL these days, Jimmy Fallon’s interview with Donald Trump, how TV treats both presidential candidate... [Read More]
Erik Bergstrom Went From the Cancer Ward to Comedy Central
When comedian Erik Bergstrom was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2015, he had no idea what cancer would do for his career. “Cancer is the best agent I’ve ever had. When I got this special [his Comedy Central Half Hour, which premieres tonight at 12:30] I got emails fr... [Read More]
Erik Bergstrom Went From the Cancer Ward to Comedy Central
When comedian Erik Bergstrom was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2015, he had no idea what cancer would do for his career. “Cancer is the best agent I’ve ever had. When I got this special [his Comedy Central Half Hour, which premieres tonight at 12:30] I got emails fr... [Read More]
How Emily Heller Balances Standup with Writing for TV
In her new Comedy Central Half Hour, which premieres this Friday at midnight, comedian and writer Emily Heller wastes no time letting the crowd know that she is very self-aware. “I was not a very cool kid growing up. I’m not a cool adult, it just doesn’t matter any more.” Emb... [Read More]
How Emily Heller Balances Standup with Writing for TV
In her new Comedy Central Half Hour, which premieres this Friday at midnight, comedian and writer Emily Heller wastes no time letting the crowd know that she is very self-aware. “I was not a very cool kid growing up. I’m not a cool adult, it just doesn’t matter any more.” Emb... [Read More]
Inside Last Night’s Episode of ‘You’re the Worst’ with Showrunner Stephen Falk
Last night’s episode of You’re the Worst dove a little deeper into the death of Jimmy’s father and the ways in which he and Gretchen are dealing with it. Creator/director Stephen Falk describes it as a “two-parter of sorts” with next week’s episode. If you watch t... [Read More]
Inside Last Night’s Episode of ‘You’re the Worst’ with Showrunner Stephen Falk
Last night’s episode of You’re the Worst dove a little deeper into the death of Jimmy’s father and the ways in which he and Gretchen are dealing with it. Creator/director Stephen Falk describes it as a “two-parter of sorts” with next week’s episode. If you watch t... [Read More]
Inside Last Night’s Episode of ‘You’re the Worst’ with Showrunner Stephen Falk
Last night’s episode of You’re the Worst dove a little deeper into the death of Jimmy’s father and the ways in which he and Gretchen are dealing with it. Creator/director Stephen Falk describes it as a “two-parter of sorts” with next week’s episode. If you watch t... [Read More]
Sex Dolls Are Shockingly Expensive and Other Lessons Ben Feldman Has Learned on ‘Superstore’
Maybe you’re not watching a whole lot of network sitcoms lately, but while cable and streaming platforms dominate the comedy field, there are actually some good shows on old-fashioned TV (that also end up streaming, but anyway…). NBC’s Superstore is one of those shows, an ensemble... [Read More]
John Leguizamo goes dark in Perros (Laughspin Interview)
There may be no contemporary actor as theatrically flexible as John Leguizamo. Cutting his teeth in the competitive 1980s New York stand-up comedy scene, the Colombian-born actor would eventually thrust himself into a career-defining, award-winning trio of one-man Broadway shows: Freak (1998), Sexah... [Read More]