Abid Anwar (@Abid_ism) on Fake Movies, Film Critics, and Comedians
Abid Anwar is a fake aspiring film-maker and writer who wants to one day become the President of Hollywood, which is another fake position. In the meantime he’s pretending to understand Twitter professionally and claims to be the only person who still tweets about 2000s reality game show Survi... [Read More]
Abid Anwar (@Abid_ism) on Fake Movies, Film Critics, and Comedians
Abid Anwar is a fake aspiring film-maker and writer who wants to one day become the President of Hollywood, which is another fake position. In the meantime he’s pretending to understand Twitter professionally and claims to be the only person who still tweets about 2000s reality game show Survi... [Read More]
@KashanaCauley on Research, Lawyering, and America
Kashana Cauley is a writer who lives in Brooklyn. She’s written for The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, Esquire, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. She writes a bi-monthly column called “Intersections” for Catapult about social class. Recently, I asked Cauley to tell me more about three ... [Read More]
Alexis Wilkinson (@OhGodItsAlexis) on Spelling, Punctuation, and the Bible
Alexis Wilkinson is a comedy writer and director who lives in Los Angeles. She currently writes for the HBO show Veep, the fifth season of which premieres on April 24th. This week, Wilkinson graciously answered questions about three of her favorite tweets, and we talked about formatting jokes effect... [Read More]
Talking to @JanineBrito About Gross Tweets and Kate Winslet
Janine Brito is an LA-based standup comic best known for being a writer/performer and on-air correspondent on the FX series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Janine started doing standup comedy in St. Louis and has performed at clubs and theaters throughout the US, the UK, and Hong Kong. Recently B... [Read More]
Inside Dan Soder and Michelle Wolf’s New Comedy Central Web Series, ‘Used People’
Used People, the quiet revelation of a web series from Dan Soder and Michelle Wolf, is simple enough. The two star as salespersons at a used car lot; Dan’s a bit of a slacker, Michelle’s more than a bit neurotic. They’ve got terrible exes, awful coworkers, and the kind of chemistry... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster (@ihatejoelkim) on Oversharing and Performing Characters Online
Joel Kim Booster is a Chicago-bred, Brooklyn-based comedian and writer. He hosts Fuck That Movie at Videology in Williamsburg the second Friday of every month and is currently writing on the upcoming season of Billy on the Street for TruTV. His standup has been featured on Logo and Comedy Central&rs... [Read More]
Brittani Nichols (@BisHilarious) on the Dumb, Healing Power of Twitter
Brittani Nichols is a comedian and actor from Chicago who now lives in LA, specifically Los Feliz, home of the comedy proletariat. Her writing credits include things you’ve never heard of and stuff you’ve maybe heard of but she refuses to list. She was a recurring character on Season 2 o... [Read More]
Brittani Nichols (@BisHilarious) on the Dumb, Healing Power of Twitter
Brittani Nichols is a comedian and actor from Chicago who now lives in LA, specifically Los Feliz, home of the comedy proletariat. Her writing credits include things you’ve never heard of and stuff you’ve maybe heard of but she refuses to list. She was a recurring character on Season 2 o... [Read More]
@Blythelikehappy on TV Show Ideas, Obsessions, and Collaborative Tweets
Blythe Roberson is a contributor to the New Yorker dot com, ClickHole, and The Onion. She co-hosts Life Is Pain the first Tuesday of every month at Union Hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and works as a researcher at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. This week Roberson talked to me about three of her ... [Read More]