- Going Viral
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- The Wiz
- Scovel Comes Home
- Comedy Doc.
- Conan Writer Pissed About The State Of Late Night
Andrés du Bouchet has been putting words in Conan O’Brien’s mouth as a writer on Conan, The Tonight Show, and Late Night for seven years, but on his Twitter account Thursday night, he let his own voice be heard while weighing in on the state of comedy. And to put it succinctly, du Bouchet isn’t happy. For story click the link below.
2. Gender Inequality On The Daily Show
Jessica Williams, Kristen Schaal, and Samantha Bee were all contenders to host The Daily Show. None of the comediennes got the gig. Get the full story click the link below.
3. Death Of A Comedian
Here’s an ironic twist to the title of Owen McCafferty’s play, presented in association with the Lyric Belfast and the Abbey Dublin. It deals with a raw, talented young standup, Steve, who makes a Faustian bargain with fame and, in the process, sells his soul and dilutes his talent. Much as I enjoyed it, it has the black-and-white simplicity of a morality play. For more details of this article from Micheal Billington of the Guardian click the link below.
- Brad And The Wild West Comedy Festival
Brad Paisley does comedy and talks Louis CK and inbred hillbillies in this recent article. Click the link below for more details.
2. David Quirk?
David Quirk, a name that kept coming up in the comedy Festival at Melbourne, to find out why click the link below.
3. Problems Writing? Britain Comics, May Have The Answers…
Writing comedy for stage or broadcast is a precision craft that can take years to master – top practitioners give some tips in this article. Click the link below to read full.
- Russell Brand Joins Osama….
Russell Brand joins Nicholas cage in Osama bin Ladin comedy, click the link below for more.
2. Silverman apologizes….
Silverman apologizes to former club owner about accusing him of not paying women the same amount as men, for full story click the link below.
3. Mr. Mays memoir…
Ralphie May’s writing a memoir, click the link below for more on the story.
- Best and Worst of Melbourne
2. Tribeca Film Festival Doing A Lot of Documentaries ….On Comedy
A number of films at the festival this year document comedy from behind-the-scenes, including films on the National Lampoon and New Yorker cartoons. Click the link below for more details.
3. Wild West Comedy Festival
Nashville bringing some big names down they got Kevin Hart and more. With the link below for full details.
- The Big No-No
Are there topics that shouldn’t be touched in comedy get full details on why and why not, in this article by times. Click link below to find out more:
2. Kevin Goes Deep Inside The Mind…
For his new film, Misery Loves Comedy,comedian Kevin Pollack interviewed some of the biggest names in comedy about what makes them want to get up on stage and tell jokes in the hopes that people will laugh at them. Included in the mix are Martin Short, Jimmy Fallon, Larry David, Amy Schumer, Tom Hanks, Judd Apatow, Jim Gaffigan, Maria Bamford, Steve Coogan, and, naturally, Marc Maron.
3. Oh Maria, Maria….
The guardian blog goes deep into the psyche of Maria Bamford, click below to see the full article.