Defending ‘Mortdecai,’ the Best Comedy That Critics Love to Hate
The 2015 Johnny Depp movie Mortdecai is a wild, madcap character comedy powered by the presence of a leading man who loses himself with gleeful abandon in the absurd and wacky title role. Depp and Mortdecai is right up there with Mike Myers and Austin Powers, or Will Ferrell in Anchorman, which... [Read More]
In Defense of Cruise Ship Comedy
I was talking on the phone with veteran comic Ritch Shydner when he mentioned that he was currently in Mexico taking a daytime break from a cruise ship gig. I recoiled, then immediately felt bad about passing judgment. Ritch is out there, working, making more money from comedy in a month than I see ... [Read More]