Showtime’s “Dice” renewed for season two
The six episode first season of Showtime’s Dice flew under the radar just a bit, but not enough for the show to be cancelled, in fact Dice has been renewed for a second season. Dice follows the home and work lives of comedian Andrew Dice Clay. Kevin Corrigan also stars, while guests include Na... [Read More]
Showtime’s “Dice” renewed for season two
The six episode first season of Showtime’s Dice flew under the radar just a bit, but not enough for the show to be cancelled, in fact Dice has been renewed for a second season. Dice follows the home and work lives of comedian Andrew Dice Clay. Kevin Corrigan also stars, while guests include Na... [Read More]
The “Crapshoot Comedy Festival” comes to life with announcement showcase
So how do you usher in a brand new comedy festival? You throw a kick ass kickoff announcement party and showcase, that’s how. And that is exactly what the Crapshoot Comedy Festival is doing. The 2017 Crapshoot Comedy Festival presents Sean Patton, DJ Douggpound, Byron Bowers and Emily Heller a... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope Seeso comedy special, co-produced by Johnny Depp (Watch a preview)
Check out this just-released clip of Doug Stanhope’s new Johnny Depp-produced stand-up special, No Place Like Home slated to premiere September 15 on the online streaming comedy channel Seeso. Seeso is promoting the special with the advertising caveat, “Warning: ... [Read More]
Explaining the ‘Chapo Trap House’ Podcast to the Uninitiated
If you’re as online as much as me, you’ve surely heard of the Chapo Trap House podcast. It’s the new big thing with politics/media people who are young/hip, or seek to appear as such. Hosted by the Twitter brocialist trinity of Felix Biederman, Matt Cushman, and Will Menaker, the w... [Read More]
Explaining the ‘Chapo Trap House’ Podcast to the Uninitiated
If you’re as online as much as me, you’ve surely heard of the Chapo Trap House podcast. It’s the new big thing with politics/media people who are young/hip, or seek to appear as such. Hosted by the Twitter brocialist trinity of Felix Biederman, Matt Cushman, and Will Menaker, the w... [Read More]
Explaining the ‘Chapo Trap House’ Podcast to the Uninitiated
If you’re as online as much as me, you’ve surely heard of the Chapo Trap House podcast. It’s the new big thing with politics/media people who are young/hip, or seek to appear as such. Hosted by the Twitter brocialist trinity of Felix Biederman, Matt Cushman, and Will Menaker, the w... [Read More]
Explaining the ‘Chapo Trap House’ Podcast to the Uninitiated
If you’re as online as much as me, you’ve surely heard of the Chapo Trap House podcast. It’s the new big thing with politics/media people who are young/hip, or seek to appear as such. Hosted by the Twitter brocialist trinity of Felix Biederman, Matt Cushman, and Will Menaker, the w... [Read More]
Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael Developing ‘Unhinged’ Comedy for Hulu
Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael have a new show in the works at Hulu. According to Vulture, the two are developing a show for the streaming network called Unhinged, which centers on Wilson as a woman with anger issues. “Anger is something a lot of women struggle with, but they either try t... [Read More]
What Makes Historical Comedy Tick?
Comedy based around history is having a moment. Podcasts, sitcoms, web series and sketches are looking backwards, sometimes hundreds of years backwards, for inspiration. While performers have often mined the history books for laughs, this new wave has seen some of the most established comedians out ... [Read More]