“He Can’t Just Let His Art Do the Talking”: Read This Essay About Louis C.K. and Uncomfortable Rumors
Louis C.K.’s new film I Love You, Daddy premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, and now that the persistent rumors of his sexual misconduct have resurfaced again thanks to some recent comments by his former friend and collaborator Tig Notaro, there’s the l... [Read More]
Comedy’s Authentic Lies
Since (not entirely voluntarily) retiring from screenwriting, I wrote Funny: The Book / Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Comedy. When sales skyrocketed into double figures, a university invited me to a conference about ethics in standup comedy. But really, what kind of humorless, self-impo... [Read More]