Alice Wetterlund Shakes Up the Boy’s Club
Raised on a rich diet of Roseanne and SCTV, comedian and actor Alice Wetterlund is using her talent to mix things up in the comedy world. “Pretty much everything I’ve done in my life has been getting into a boys’ club and shaking things up. That’s what I like to do; play on a... [Read More]
 
Getting Animated with Rob Huebel
by Ian Goldstein It’s not often that an actor gets the opportunity to voice a character created by a five-year-old. Rob Huebel currently plays Grey Diamond, the naïve and optimistic sidekick to Axe Cop on the show of the same name. Axe Cop is unique in its origin; it was originally a comi... [Read More]
 
It Won’t Always Be This Great and Seinfeld writer Peter Mehlman: The Laugh Button Interview
Peter Mehlman became a writer for the Washington Post after college. He then found his way into television in 1982 working on SportsBeat with Howard Cosell. From 1985-90 he wrote for The New York Times Magazine, GQ and Esquire. Then it was time for the left coast. While out ... [Read More]
 
It Won’t Always Be This Great and Seinfeld writer Peter Mehlman: The Laugh Button Interview
Peter Mehlman became a writer for the Washington Post after college. He then found his way into television in 1982 working on SportsBeat with Howard Cosell. From 1985-90 he wrote for The New York Times Magazine, GQ and Esquire. Then it was time for the left coast. While out ... [Read More]
 
Joe DeRosa and the Importance of Setting Goals
by Kaitlynn E-A Smith You may know Joe DeRosa from his standup career, appearances on The Opie & Anthony Show, acting on Better Call Saul and Louie, or as a writer on The Pete Holmes Show. His own podcast Down With Joe DeRosa explores broad topics with comedian guests. His recent episodes with f... [Read More]
 
Meet Me In New York: Alex Edelman
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]
 
On the Rise with Lauren Lapkus
by Monique Madrid A force in the Chicago improv community, Lauren Lapkus moved to Los Angeles a little over five years ago to make a name for herself. And boy has she. From sitcoms, to guest appearances on some of the funniest comedy shows, to her own popular podcast and role in the upcoming Jurassi... [Read More]
 
Talking 'Pitch Perfect 2' and How Friendships Change with Kay Cannon
by Kaitlynn E-A Smith Kay Cannon is an entertainment triple threat: writer, producer and actor. Let us review: she began her comedy career in Chicago at the training grounds of The Second City, ImprovOlympic, and ComedySportz. She was personally chosen by Tina Fey to write for 30 Rock which gained h... [Read More]
 
On Set with Marc Maron
by Monique Madrid Most of the interviews I do for this site involve me wearing my pajamas, because most of them are done over the phone. Every once in a while, however, I put on real clothes and get to meet the awesome people I’m talking to in person. I’m not going to lie and say I wasn&... [Read More]
 
Meet Me In New York: Sue Smith
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]