Inside the New ‘MADtv’ with Castmember Chelsea Davison
2009 marked the end of a 14-season run for the FOX sketch comedy show MADtv. The series, through its audacious and irreverent takes on pop culture, helped boost the careers of performers like Mo Collins, Orlando Jones, Key & Peele, and Ike Berinholtz. It gave us unforgettable characters like Ms.... [Read More]
Inside the New ‘MADtv’ with Castmember Chelsea Davison
2009 marked the end of a 14-season run for the FOX sketch comedy show MADtv. The series, through its audacious and irreverent takes on pop culture, helped boost the careers of performers like Mo Collins, Orlando Jones, Key & Peele, and Ike Berinholtz. It gave us unforgettable characters like Ms.... [Read More]
Inside the New ‘MADtv’ with Castmember Chelsea Davison
2009 marked the end of a 14-season run for the FOX sketch comedy show MADtv. The series, through its audacious and irreverent takes on pop culture, helped boost the careers of performers like Mo Collins, Orlando Jones, Key & Peele, and Ike Berinholtz. It gave us unforgettable characters like Ms.... [Read More]
Ron Funches undeniable likability now in animated form
Ron Funches is one of the fastest rising stars in comedy today. From his unforgettable appearances on @midnight with Chris Hardwick to his undeniable likability on Undateable, you can’t help but instantly become a fan of Funches upon discovery. A writer, a comedian, and now an actor, he also b... [Read More]
Ron Funches undeniable likability now in animated form
Ron Funches is one of the fastest rising stars in comedy today. From his unforgettable appearances on @midnight with Chris Hardwick to his undeniable likability on Undateable, you can’t help but instantly become a fan of Funches upon discovery. A writer, a comedian, and now an actor, he also b... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Emma Willmann
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]
Chris Gethard on wisdom learned from improv & the brilliance of Morrissey’s lyrics
"I just loved the idea that I was this weirdo kid with depression from New Jersey who would take the train in from New Jersey to take classes, and none of that mattered. If you were funny and you worked hard, then you could hang out. It was kind of like, as long as you were ready to put in the work, you were ready to stand up and put your talents on display, you could cut through all of the other social bullshit, and all of the other things that might divide us. As long as you’re in it, for real... [Read More]
Creating All the Time with Kate Micucci
Mike Birbiglia’s new gem of a film, Don’t Think Twice, explores the relationships between members of Commune, a long-standing improv troupe. When the troupe’s theater is sold to Trump and a key member of the group garners a big gig on “Weekend Live”, the friends are for... [Read More]
Jessi Klein Wants You to Know It’s Gonna Be Okay
After years of working on beloved TV comedies like Strangers with Candy, Saturday Night Live, and Kroll Show, Jessi Klein took an opportunity to serve as head writer on a new series back in 2013 called Inside Amy Schumer, and, well…the rest is history. But how Klein found her confidence, work... [Read More]
From Letterman to Wilmore: Inside Network and Cable Late Night Shows with Lee Ellenberg
Lee Ellenberg knew he wanted to write for David Letterman when he was a teenager. After watching Letterman’s Late Night show, Ellenberg worked his way up the comedy ladder, starting as a Late Show Page, soon becoming a writer’s assistant, and eventually landing his dream j... [Read More]