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Give Megan Amram an Emmy for ‘An Emmy for Megan’

I'm going to make this super simple for you, Emmy voters: Megan Amram has made a web series that meets all of the minimum requirements needed to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series, so therefore, you need [...]

By Megh Wright

Inside ‘Psusy,’ New Zealand’s Answer to ‘Broad City’

The web series Psusy unabashedly proclaims itself to be the Broad City of New Zealand. The series stars Jaya Beach-Robertson and Aria Dehar as Karen and Sharee, two friends who in each episode get into escapades that go from the seemingly [...]

By Alex Dueben

All Are Welcome in the Church of Maria Bamford

2017 has been a bumper crop year for Maria Bamford. First she released Old Baby, her hilariously heartfelt hourlong Netflix special that not only packed an emotional punch but also pushed the envelope by toying with the structure of standup [...]

By Erik Abriss

Kevin Nealon’s Web Series ‘Hiking with Kevin’ Is a Pure Delight

Did you know that for the past few months, Kevin Nealon has been posting episodes of a very DIY web series on his YouTube channel called Hiking with Kevin? It’s a simple premise: Nealon goes on a hike with filmmakers, actors, musicians, and [...]

By Megh Wright

Wyatt Cenac Wears Many Hats, and Also Now a Cape

Wyatt Cenac has stretched himself about as much as any comedian has over the last decade-plus. Cenac is an accomplished standup, having written, directed, and performed his Netflix special Brooklyn, which was nominated for a Grammy in 2016. As [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

Celebrating Ten Years of Funny or Die with CEO Mike Farah

You've probably heard by now that Funny or Die is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The comedy behemoth founded by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Chris Henchy has come a long way since putting out its initial viral video, “The [...]

By Clint Corey

Nick Swardson Is Always Ready

Often when a person is described as “Hollywood” it is used in a pejorative manner. But after a long conversation with Nick Swardson about his 17 years spent building a career in Los Angeles, I would describe him as very “Hollywood” and mean it [...]

By Isaac Kozell