Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg, from SXSW to Starz, from The Second City to today
Ask any stand-up comedian today who the best stand-up of all time is or was, and they’ll likely tell you Richard Pryor, George Carlin, or want to make cases for both equally as the top of the tops. Ask any Jewish comedian from the Baby Boomers through Generation X that same question, and they&... [Read More]
Starz Cancels ‘Blunt Talk’ After Two Seasons
Jonathan Ames’s Blunt Talk will not be returning to Starz with another season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Starz has canceled the series starring Patrick Stewart, which wrapped up its second season earlier this month. “We are grateful to Jonathan and Patrick for the tirades and ... [Read More]
How Jonathan Ames Approaches Writing for TV
Jonathan Ames began his career writing novels and performing in small theaters around New York City before landing a job writing and starring in his own pilot for Showtime. As a newcomer to running his own TV show, Ames acclimated himself to the fast-paced position through on-the-job training. After... [Read More]
How Jonathan Ames Approaches Writing for TV
Jonathan Ames began his career writing novels and performing in small theaters around New York City before landing a job writing and starring in his own pilot for Showtime. As a newcomer to running his own TV show, Ames acclimated himself to the fast-paced position through on-the-job training. After... [Read More]
Watch the teaser for season 2 of “Blunt Talk”
Season two of Blunt Talk finds Walter Blunt (Patrick Stewart) and his team on top of the network ratings when Walter runs into an old flame, in town to investigate a conspiracy involving one of Los Angeles’ most crucial environmental threats. Rosalie (Jacki Weaver), Jim (Timm Sharp), Celia (Do... [Read More]
Watch the teaser for season 2 of “Blunt Talk”
Season two of Blunt Talk finds Walter Blunt (Patrick Stewart) and his team on top of the network ratings when Walter runs into an old flame, in town to investigate a conspiracy involving one of Los Angeles’ most crucial environmental threats. Rosalie (Jacki Weaver), Jim (Timm Sharp), Celia (Do... [Read More]
Review: New Faces Characters showcase at Montreal’s Just For Laughs 2016
The New Faces Characters showcase, which is even billed in some of the Just For Laughs literature as an SNL audition of sorts: "Quickly! Before they're 'Live From New York..." the official program boasts, doesn't have a host. Instead, JFL booker/programmer Nick Brazao greeted the audience and explai... [Read More]