You know that we here at The Experiment Comedy adore Sara Benincasa, the award-winning comedian and author of Great and Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom. So, it pleases us to no end that her latest novel, DC Trip, is out now wherever you but or download books. If you don’t know what DC Trip is about, it is an honest and irreverent journey of sexual confusion, bar shots, drag queens, and pot cookies in the Rose Garden featuring a characterRead More →
Author, comedian, and friend of The Experiment Comedy Sara Benincasa took to Twitter on Tuesday to reveal the cover art for her upcoming book, DC Trip: COVER REVEAL! It’s my upcoming novel, DC TRIP, from @adaptivebooks! Preorder HERE: http://t.co/ELGsYwEUI3 #mydctrip pic.twitter.com/VCyIX3h5Y9 — Sara Benincasa (@SaraJBenincasa) May 12, 2015 DC Trip is about a new teacher who co-chaperons a high school field trip to our nation’s capitol and three teenage best friends who have plans in mind other thanRead More →
From live performances to essays to hosting podcasts, our good friend Sara Benincasa is a Jacqueline of All Trades and a Mistress of Every Single One, so we’re always excited when something of hers drops. It’s why we’re over the moon that the audiobook version of her memoir, Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom, has finally been made available for public consumption. For the uninitiated, Agorafabulous! in a funny, honest, and unfiltered look at depression and mental illness, and how —Read More →
Back in 2010, our good friend DC Pierson wrote a great, comedic YA novel titled The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had To, which you should check out if you haven’t yet. According to frequent collaborator Dan Eckman, it is “a coming-of-age sci-fi adventure in the tradition of Back To The Future, with classic teen-movie themes like friendship, first love, and betrayal playing out on a superhuman scale” that centers around “Darren, a high school outcast whose only refugeRead More →
Good news, Belcher fans! NRP’s The Salt is reporting that a cookbook inspired by the hit animated series Bob’s Burgers is currently in the works. It will come courtesy of Cole Bowden, who started the blog The Bob’s Burger Experiment, which takes the pun-infused concoctions on Bob Belcher’s “burger-of-the-day board” and turns them into reality. From “Bruschetta-bout-it Burger” to “Kales From The Crypt”, Bowden has almost tried them all. Show creator, Loren Bouchard, is a fan of the Bowden’s work:Read More →
Martin Short’s new memoir, I Must Say: My Life As A Humble Comedy Legend, is out now and if you’re a fan of comedians like Louie C.K., Marc Maron, Jon Stewart, and Conan O’Brien, you should know that they all owe a debt to Marty. So, you should probably buy a hundred copies. Marty’s a part of The Big Bang of ’70s slash-and-burn comics, first breaking out on SCTV, then Saturday Night Live in 1984. He’s done it all: Broadway, movies, sitcoms, talkRead More →
Comedian and former Daily Show correspondent has a new book coming out titled No Man’s Land and he got his famous comedy and other show biz friends — such as John Oliver and Jack Black — to help him promote it. It may or may not have been the best of ideas… No Land’s Man with Aasif Mandvi, Jack Black, Connie Britton, Wyatt Cenac, and John Oliver from Aasif Mandvi No Man’s Land comes out November 4th.
A new biography released today, You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman, chronicles the life of the late comedic actor who is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, and the cult classic sitcom NewsRadio. Hartman’s journey through show business was a long one but it gave him the life experience — and the serious comedy chops — needed to finally “make it” in the biz when he was well-deep into hisRead More →