The 8 best webseries that made it to television
Over the last decade, a new phenomenon started occurring that has changed the landscape of how television shows make it to air these days. And that vehicle is today’s commonplace. The “webseries” has become not only a proof-of-concept, but a way to build an audience and a way both ... [Read More]
The 8 best webseries that made it to television
Over the last decade, a new phenomenon started occurring that has changed the landscape of how television shows make it to air these days. And that vehicle is today’s commonplace. The “webseries” has become not only a proof-of-concept, but a way to build an audience and a way both ... [Read More]
The 8 best webseries that made it to television
Over the last decade, a new phenomenon started occurring that has changed the landscape of how television shows make it to air these days. And that vehicle is today’s commonplace. The “webseries” has become not only a proof-of-concept, but a way to build an audience and a way both ... [Read More]
The 8 best webseries that made it to television
Over the last decade, a new phenomenon started occurring that has changed the landscape of how television shows make it to air these days. And that vehicle is today’s commonplace. The “webseries” has become not only a proof-of-concept, but a way to build an audience and a way both ... [Read More]
Adrienne Truscott’s “Asking For It” still, after all these years
Adrienne Truscott won multiple awards when she took her one-woman show about rape jokes to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, including honors for "Comic Originality" and the prestigious Panel Prize. That was August 2013. Some three years later, the summer of 2016 finds Truscott doing "Adrienne Tru... [Read More]
Episode #97: Greg Giraldo biographer Matt Balaker
Matt Balaker is writing a book about Greg Giraldo; scratch that, he’s writing THE book on Greg Giraldo, as there hasn’t been a proper biography about the outrageously witty stand-up comedian since he died in 2010 at the age of only 44. Balaker, a comedian himself, has interviewed more th... [Read More]
Episode #97: Greg Giraldo biographer Matt Balaker
Matt Balaker is writing a book about Greg Giraldo; scratch that, he’s writing THE book on Greg Giraldo, as there hasn’t been a proper biography about the outrageously witty stand-up comedian since he died in 2010 at the age of only 44. Balaker, a comedian himself, has interviewed more th... [Read More]
Can a rape joke ever be funny? Sexual assault survivors find out
Canadian comedy tour gives performers carte blanche to take the stage and joke about their personal experiences Nervous cheers greet the master of ceremonies as she steps out onstage ahead of the evening’s comedy show. “You’re witnessing stories of people who are really putting the... [Read More]
“Lady Dynamite” stands for Pugs not Drugs
“I don’t need drugs, cuz I got pugs,” exclaims Maria Bamford, who plays a version of herself on Lady Dynamite. Here she is off her mood-stabilizing meds and in a speedy, euphoric state while party planning her dog Blossom’s birthday. Lady Dynamite is a new original single-cam... [Read More]
Woody Allen is OK with you joking about his alleged rape of a child, but won’t read or talk about it anymore
To mark yesterday's world premiere of Woody Allen's latest movie, Cafe Society, at the Cannes Film Festival, French comedic actor Laurent Lafitte jokingly compared Allen to another director, Roman Polanski. "You've shot so many of your films here in Europe, and yet in the U.S., you haven't even been... [Read More]