This is about the most cliched and asinine thing you will ever hear another individual in show business say. When I first heard this phrase uttered to me over the phone, I thought I was living inside of an old cartoon. And yet, it was said to me on two separate occasions, 7 years apart: ‘You’ll never work in this business again!’ ‘What kind of shit is that?’, you’re thinking. ‘Who would say such a thing?’ Well, people who mistakenlyRead More →
Deadline is reporting that that Harmontown has finally found a distributor in The Orchard, a pioneering independent music, film and video distributor. The company will release the film theatrically and digitally this Fall in North America and The United Kingdom. Harmontown, which is directed by Neil Berkeley (Beauty Is Embarrassing) and co-produced by Future You Pictures and Starburns Industries, follows Community creator and showrunner Dan Harmon on tour for his eponymous Feral Audio podcast. The documentary features appearances by JackRead More →
Do you like Mad Men? Do you like affable comedic actors like Amy Poehler, Owen Wilson, and Zach Galifianakis? Well, this is your lucky day! Here’s the trailer for TV maverick Matthew Weiner’s feature film directorial debut — and festival veteran — Are You Here: Are You Here is scheudled for a limited theatrical release and for VOD on August 22nd.
The 6th edition of the Women In Comedy Festival takes over Boston this weekend and there’s so much goodness going on, it’ll be a daunting task for even the most harden of comedy fans to check out every single event. Well, never fear! Here’s a handy guide to help you navigate the festival. THURSDAY, MAY 8TH 7:30PM -ImprovBoston Studio (40 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA 02139): Improv Comedy featuring Big Bang, Big Gulp, and Maxitor ($18) -Laugh Boston (425 Summer St,Read More →
Every week we showcase a comedian that you should be following on Twitter and in this edition of ‘Why Aren’t You Following?’ we proudly present to you the Tweets of standup comedian, writer, and huge Scandal fan Phoebe Robinson. Robinson has been a festival regular, performing at such events like The New York Underground Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and The Women in Comedy Festival; and was a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity competition which led her to embark onRead More →
The 3rd season of the critically-acclaimed web series The Actress debuted a couple of weeks ago on YouTube and so far, it’s been pretty great. AND YOU SHOULD BE WATCHING IT! Created by and starring Ann Carr, who co-wrote the episodes with her husband Warren Holstein, the series centers around a struggling New York actress named Hannah, and the Seinfeld-like nutjobs who pop in and out of her life. In addition to Carr, the cast is made up of various personalities from the local alternativeRead More →