Don Jamieson thinks “You Might Be a Metalhead”
Don Jamieson is a comedian and television host best know as one of the hosts of That Metal Show. He is also a member of acoustic death metal band Gunfire-N-Sodomy. Jamieson and long-time friend, comedian Jim Florentine, lent their brand of humor to the popular sports show Inside the NFL winning an E... [Read More]
Is Ali Wong the First Standup to Do a Special While Seven Months Pregnant?
In a sea of new standup specials, Ali Wong’s Baby Cobra (debuting tomorrow on Netflix) rises above the crowded surface, due in part to her sharp, fearless writing, and also because she recorded the set while seven months pregnant. Is America ready to see a pregnant comedian twerk? They had bet... [Read More]
Matt Walsh on ‘Veep’ and the Enduring Influence of UCB
Matt Walsh is a gifted comedian and improviser, as you can many times throughout his role as Mike McClintock on Veep, which just started airing its fifth season on HBO. Walsh is also a director, as shown with his films High Road and A Better You. He’s an actor who isn’t afraid to step ou... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Liz Miele
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]
“Veep” showrunner David Mandel talks season five, alternate earths, and the future of “Dave and Steve’s Video Game Explosion”
HBO is flat out crushing the comedy game right now and hit series Veep, currently in its fifth season, is a big reason why that’s the case. So why would you need to change anything? Well, when the creator and original showrunner Armando Iannucci, “fired” himself, you kind of have t... [Read More]
“Veep” showrunner David Mandel talks season five, alternate earths, and the future of “Dave and Steve’s Video Game Explosion”
HBO is flat out crushing the comedy game right now and hit series Veep, currently in its fifth season, is a big reason why that’s the case. So why would you need to change anything? Well, when the creator and original showrunner Armando Iannucci, “fired” himself, you kind of have t... [Read More]
Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld on Going From ‘Jake and Amir’ to ‘Lonely and Horny’
Comedy duo Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld are back in the habit writing, directing, and starring in Lonely and Horny, a goofy new web series on Vimeo. Amir plays Ruby Jade, a narcissistic thirty-something who feels entitled to sex and can’t comprehend why women won’t do it with him. Ja... [Read More]
Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld on Going From ‘Jake and Amir’ to ‘Lonely and Horny’
Comedy duo Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld are back in the habit writing, directing, and starring in Lonely and Horny, a goofy new web series on Vimeo. Amir plays Ruby Jade, a narcissistic thirty-something who feels entitled to sex and can’t comprehend why women won’t do it with him. Ja... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell talks “United Shades of America”, “Semi-Prominent Negro”, and how he landed his dream director
Socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell is the host of the new CNN docuseries United Shades of America which premiered last Sunday. And now he has a one hour stand-up comedy special W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro will premiering on Showtime Friday April 29th. The former follows the Kamau Bell as... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell talks “United Shades of America”, “Semi-Prominent Negro”, and how he landed his dream director
Socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell is the host of the new CNN docuseries United Shades of America which premiered last Sunday. And now he has a one hour stand-up comedy special W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro will premiering on Showtime Friday April 29th. The former follows the Kamau Bell as... [Read More]