In this month’s catch up we have interviews with Amy Sedaris, David Sedaris guest hosts ‘Selected Shorts’, Peter Gwinn has written a new article, Samantha Bee and Conan O’Brien have new shows headed to TBS, and the Montclair Film Festival gets a new permanent home.
In this month’s catch up Amy Sedaris makes her final appearance on the ‘Late Show’, Bassem Youssef embarks on a new project to help aspiring Arab talent, Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about his new talk show on Nat Geo, Samantha Bee farewells ‘The Daily Show’, Tracey Stewart adds author to her resume, and John Oliver is bringing his stand up show Down Under.
Writing for Late Night TV, with Opus Moreschi
Opus Moreschi will tell you everything you need to know about late night comedy writing, including monologue, desk bits, remotes, and how to craft the finest writing sample. He is capable of teaching a tin can to be funny, and you will walk away from this workshop with seventeen Emmys. (This workshop description is non-legally binding)
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Location: ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA
Not Suitable For Television: An Evening of Material Rejected from TV
“An evening of material rejected from TV. Featuring jokes that didn’t make it past censors, sketches cut for time, pitches gone awry and just some really, really bad ideas. Curated by Aaron Glaser.”
Featuring: The Lucas Brothers, Seaton Smith, Jared Logan, Opus Moreschi, J.R. Havlan, Mike Recine, Nick Rutherford, and more!
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Location: Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., Brooklyn, New York
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Tickets: $5.00 – $8.00
(Thank you to Sharilyn for the Tip!)
In this month’s catch up we have interviews with Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Kevin Bartini, Meredith Scardino and Aasif Mandvi, new projects from David Javerbaum and Samantha Bee, a ‘Goodfellas’ panel hosted by Jon Stewart, more honours for Neil deGrasse Tyson and a clip from the Second City archives featuring Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert.
In this month’s catch up we have a new comedy album from Paul Mecurio, interviews with Michael Brumm, Steve Carell and Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon has a new ice cream flavour, the Second City shares a clip from Steve Carell’s graduation, and Conan goes to Cuba!
In this month’s catch up we have new humour pieces from Frank Lesser, interviews and a new comedy album from Kevin Bartini, interviews with Al Madrigal and Larry Wilmore, award wins for Jon Stewart and Rob Dubbin, Pete Dominick and Neil deGrasse Tyson launch new talk shows, and The Second City have written a new book.
Jon Stewart’s directorial debut ‘Rosewater‘ will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD on February 10, 2015.
Based on the memoir of Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, ‘Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival‘ the film chronicles Bahari’s family history, and his arrest and 118-day imprisonment following the controversial 2009 Iran presidential election.
A movie tie-in-edition of the book has also been released, ‘Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition): A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival‘