Game Changers of Comedy: Patrice O’Neal
A comedy game changer can be an antihero. This game changer pushed audiences to their limits, tested their boundaries, and won them over. He was a noted misogynist, racist, and diabetic. He made discomfort his biggest weapon on stage, on TV, on radio, and in life. This comedian controlled the game, ... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Patrice O’Neal
A comedy game changer can be an antihero. This game changer pushed audiences to their limits, tested their boundaries, and won them over. He was a noted misogynist, racist, and diabetic. He made discomfort his biggest weapon on stage, on TV, on radio, and in life. This comedian controlled the game, ... [Read More]
From Michael Scott to Mike Birbigila: A Brief History of How Improv Is Depicted on Screen
“Everyone In Improv Troupe Balding” declared a 2012 article in The Onion. It lays out a template – overweight, deluded, preying on young female improvisers – that practically could have inspired Mike Birbiglia’s character Miles in his new film Don’t Think Twice. I... [Read More]
From Michael Scott to Mike Birbigila: A Brief History of How Improv Is Depicted on Screen
“Everyone In Improv Troupe Balding” declared a 2012 article in The Onion. It lays out a template – overweight, deluded, preying on young female improvisers – that practically could have inspired Mike Birbiglia’s character Miles in his new film Don’t Think Twice. I... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)
Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide phenomenon and a matter of ref... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)
Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide phenomenon and a matter of ref... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)
Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide phenomenon and a matter of ref... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais prepares for “Life on the Road” as David Brent
David Brent: Life on the Road sees the highly anticipated big screen debut of one of comedy’s best-loved characters, David Brent (Ricky Gervais). The film catches up with Brent twelve years on from the BBC mockumentary The Office to find he is now a travelling salesman with Lavichem, a cleanin... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais prepares for “Life on the Road” as David Brent
David Brent: Life on the Road sees the highly anticipated big screen debut of one of comedy’s best-loved characters, David Brent (Ricky Gervais). The film catches up with Brent twelve years on from the BBC mockumentary The Office to find he is now a travelling salesman with Lavichem, a cleanin... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais prepares for “Life on the Road” as David Brent
David Brent: Life on the Road sees the highly anticipated big screen debut of one of comedy’s best-loved characters, David Brent (Ricky Gervais). The film catches up with Brent twelve years on from the BBC mockumentary The Office to find he is now a travelling salesman with Lavichem, a cleanin... [Read More]