How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream Comedy
The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, are legendarily funny. They’re constant bit factories, firing jokes like a minigun. The shorts will upend their own narratives at a moment’s notice... [Read More]
Check Out the Short Film ‘Gravy’ Starring Matt Walsh and Rich Fulcher
If you’re a fan of Matt Walsh and Rich Fulcher, this new short film titled Gravy is an extra special treat. Written and directed by Mike Postalakis and co-produced by Matt Jones (Breaking Bad, Mom), the short has a simple premise: “Two old friends meet for a late night rumination on life... [Read More]
Go Inside the Life of ‘Ziggy Zoggy Boy’ with This New Short from Dan Licata and Joe Pera
It’s been over a decade since Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla ended their run on Comedy Central’s The Man Show, but thanks to a new short film by comedian Dan Licata, there’s now a helpful reminder of why it’s probably best the show is more forgotten these days than it is remem... [Read More]
Go Inside the Life of ‘Ziggy Zoggy Boy’ with This New Short from Dan Licata and Joe Pera
It’s been over a decade since Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla ended their run on Comedy Central’s The Man Show, but thanks to a new short film by comedian Dan Licata, there’s now a helpful reminder of why it’s probably best the show is more forgotten these days than it is remem... [Read More]
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival and Kickstarter Present “SHORTS”
Online submissions to find the best comedy short films open May 8 to all filmmakers, culminating in a weekend brunch screening on August 27 and 28 in New York City. Hidden behind the world of laugh tracks and blockbuster mediocrities there hums and buzzes a class of new voices and surreal experiment... [Read More]
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival and Kickstarter Present “SHORTS”
Online submissions to find the best comedy short films open May 8 to all filmmakers, culminating in a weekend brunch screening on August 27 and 28 in New York City. Hidden behind the world of laugh tracks and blockbuster mediocrities there hums and buzzes a class of new voices and surreal experiment... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman Meets Michael Sheen in JASH’s New Short ‘You Can Never Really Know Someone’
Recently JASH teamed up with go90 and Band of Robbers’ Aaron and Adam Nee to produce a new short film starring Sarah Silverman and Michael Sheen, and the result — titled You Can Never Really Know Someone — is partly charming but mostly disturbing. The short follows a day in the lif... [Read More]
Check Out Matt Besser and JASH’s New Short ‘Arkippiana’
UCB cofounder Matt Besser recently made a new short film with JASH called Arkippiana, and this week it’s available to view for free over on go90. The short centers on “a small town Southern newspaper that is forced to enter the digital age with the arrival of a young Harvard grad,”... [Read More]
Check Out ‘The Comments’ Starring Paul Scheer, Natasha Leggero, Ken Marino, and More
Comment sections are generally some of the scummiest parts of the internet, and as this new short by Jim and Brian Kehoe called The Comments reveals, the cattiness behind the showbiz comment sections of sites like Deadline aren’t always as anonymous as they seem. Paul Scheer stars in the short... [Read More]
Check Out the Short Film ‘Limbo’ Starring Jon Benjamin and Natasha Leggero
The story behind this new (NSFW!) short film Limbo starring Jon Benjamin is an interesting one: It started out as a story posted on r/WritingPrompts by a writer named Adam Spielman (check out the original post here), which eventually turned into a Kickstarter campaign by filmmakers Fangso Liu and Ha... [Read More]