1. Talking Storytelling and Standup with Selena CoppockIt’s a great time to be a standup with both a killer persona and writing chops, and Selena Coppock knows a lot about both. The Massachusetts […]
  2. Why Vic Berger Is the Perfect Satirist for the Trump EraTom Lehrer once said “I don’t want to satirize George [W.] Bush and his puppeteers, I want to vaporize them.” Perhaps even more than with Bush, […]
  3. What It’s Like to Take Steve Martin’s Comedy MasterClassYou must have seen it: the commercial/trailer for “Steve Martin Teaches Comedy.” Facebook tells me it surfaced in early March, when my brother […]
  4. The Dystopian ’90s Comedy That’s Disturbingly Relevant 20 Years Later A divisive refugee crisis. Tensions between state and federal government. Racial conflicts pitting the U.S. public against each other. […]
  5. What Makes Historical Comedy Tick? Comedy based around history is having a moment. Podcasts, sitcoms, web series and sketches are looking backwards, sometimes hundreds of years […]