June 11, 2019

Can a Cartoon be a Trojan horse in Politics? Our Cartoon President Uses Lightness to Deliver Truth

Between the 24 hour news cycles and late night monologues, our national political conversation is at an all time high (although with the upcoming presidential debates […]
March 25, 2019

Tom Rhodes New 3 Hour Album Covers Something Pretty Big: The World

For more than 20 years comedian Tom Rhodes has been on the international comedy circuit. Not a world tour every few years, but spending a majority […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

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February 19, 2019

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February 19, 2019

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February 19, 2019

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February 19, 2019

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February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
February 19, 2019

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History

Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show: An Oral History (Lessons in how to take a bar gig into one of the best nationally touring shows in comedy.) […]
December 10, 2018

The Quiet Rage of Paul Lieberstein: How Suppressing Anger for Years Led to Serious Physical Pain AND a Great Surrealist Comedy Film

If you were a fan of the American version of The Office, Paul Lieberstein’s already a familiar face thanks to his role as the mild-mannered Toby, […]
June 24, 2018

Brian Huskey Takes Us Inside the Bizarre World of Mr. Neighbors

“It’s All About Catharsis” According to Mr. Neighbors Himself Brian Huskey Brian Huskey has been a familiar face for almost two decades appearing in countless TV […]
May 4, 2018

Tribeca Film Fest 2018 Review: Song of Back and Neck

On the US version of The Office, the small role of HR Representative Toby proved to be the perfect foil for Michael Scott. So eager to […]
May 2, 2018

Tribeca Film Fest 2018: Kate Micucci and Vivieno Caldinelli Talk “Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Chosen By the Holy Storsh”

Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Chosen By the Holy Storsh The subject of cults has been a source of fascination for […]
March 9, 2018

Amazing Johnathan Says New Doc “Classes Up an Unclassy Life”

The Vancouver Just for Laughs Film Festival is on this week, and showcased the world premiere of Always Amazing, the story of the famous magician-comedian, Johnathan […]
August 31, 2017

Creating Today’s Most Interesting Culture Crashing Satire: Comrade Detective

In a case of perfect timing for the current political climate, the absurdities of cold war tensions are being looked at from a whole other angle […]
August 26, 2017

Shiri Appleby Wants to Help Change the Way People Define Women, in ‘Lemon’ and Beyond

When Shiri Appleby says she grew up in the business, she’s not exaggerating. Since the age of three, she’s been working steadily in TV and films. […]
August 19, 2017

Brett Gelman Examines the Effect of Darkness in “Lemon”, and Throughout Comedy

When you speak with Brett Gelman, you notice that his gentle-jokey voice sounds nothing like the moody and mean character Isaac he plays in the new […]
July 7, 2017

Why Holly Hunter Accepted a Role in This Summer’s Indie Comedy Hit; and Why The Big Sick Tells Such an Important Story

Oscar-winner Holly Hunter is no stranger to fierce, comedic female roles. Some of her most memorable roles have showcased how comedically gifted she is when she […]
July 7, 2017

Michael Showalter: How Anxiety, Fear and Pain Translate to Romantic Comedy in The Big Sick

Just talking to director Michael Showalter briefly you’ll notice immediately that he wears his heart on his sleeve. It was a quality necessary for the new […]
June 28, 2017

Review: Is Baby Driver Really Edgar Wright’s Masterpiece?

Of all the comedy auteurs to arrive on the silver screen in the past 20 years, Edgar Wright has been at the top of the list […]
June 20, 2017

Review: Rough Night Just Isn’t Very Funny

It should have been great. If you’re a fan of Broad City (which I really, really am), you know Lucia Aniello is a big part of […]
May 24, 2017

Review: Jim Carrey’s ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Misses the Fun in Funny

There have been plenty of shows and television programs about comics, some good (Seinfeld, Louie, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Garry Shandling’s two programs) and some very bad […]