Love Dramedies About Comedians? Watch Totally Real Show ‘Cuplicated’
Is Vioobu a real streaming platform created by, directed by, edited by, showrun by, and starring Clip Cup’s Craig Healy, or a rouse by some very talented, very committed comedians? Only you can decide. YOU. Because I’m not blowing it. Though we (or, you) may never know the hard... [Read More]
Two Weird Videos You Should Watch Today
Sometimes there are days in the This Week in Web Videos column where we profile not one but two projects we feel you, our audience, should be aware of. Today is one of those days. We bring for your consideration and (we hope) enjoyment two perverse descents into comedic absurdity. Let us know what y... [Read More]
A Web Video Sensation Two Years in the Making
TV actor Ben Giroux has been making internet videos for 10 years, often with musician and collaborator Jensen Reed. Nothing new there. What is new for the duo is spending $30k and two years of work on not even 5 minutes of internet content that, over the past week, has amassed ov... [Read More]
More ‘Somewhere in Highland Park,’ Please
Fresh off Channel 101′s April 29th showcase comes the pilot of Jason Gudasz’s Somewhere in Highland Park. A near perfect feat of low-budget camera tricks and razor sharp dialogue, Gudasz and DP Christian Klein set this baby up for Aaron Kee and Brodie Reed to spike it ... [Read More]
More ‘Somewhere in Highland Park,’ Please
Fresh off Channel 101′s April 29th showcase comes the pilot of Jason Gudasz’s Somewhere in Highland Park. A near perfect feat of low-budget camera tricks and razor sharp dialogue, Gudasz and DP Christian Klein set this baby up for Aaron Kee and Brodie Reed to spike it ... [Read More]
‘Commuter Barbie’ and the Simple Art of Self-Reflection
Commuter Barbie is social commentary of the most cut-and-dried kind. Creators and young professionals Carina Hsieh and Claudia Arisso took their experiences riding the New York City MTA and created a parody doll in the image of who they saw jockeying for standing room alongside them. It&rs... [Read More]
‘Freddy Derryl’ and the Best of Character Cringe
I know, I know, I wrote about Josh Ruben recently, but this piece is different, because it’s not just about him. There’s a larger story to Freddy Derryl and how it all came to be. Shot on New Years Eve, 2016, in Ruben’s native Woodstock, New York, the short–which also stars B... [Read More]
‘Freddy Derryl’ and the Best of Character Cringe
I know, I know, I wrote about Josh Ruben recently, but this piece is different, because it’s not just about him. There’s a larger story to Freddy Derryl and how it all came to be. Shot on New Years Eve, 2016, in Ruben’s native Woodstock, New York, the short–which also stars B... [Read More]
Why You Should Check Out Anthony Oberbeck and Carmen Christopher’s ‘Sex Talk’
Out of Thomas Fricilone and Kelly Cooper’s Ground Floor Comedy has come a truly insane web series worthy of 10 of your minutes today. It’s called Sex Talk, it’s hosted by Anthony Oberbeck and Carmen Christopher, and it will make you feel as if you’ve descended into ... [Read More]
The Good Kind of Hollywood Sketch
One problem with comedy writers is: we’re part of the Hollywood machine. We eat and sleep the “entertainment industry,” because it’s our job to do so, no different than a heart surgeon who thinks a lot about heart surgery (okay, it’s a little different). The upshot... [Read More]