Day: August 22, 2016

Idiocracy screenwriters wrote some 2016 videos for Terry Crews to revisit future President Camacho, but you won’t see likely see them in 2016

Enough people have compared the state of our 2016 presidential campaign with the 2006 film Idiocracy that its filmmakers decided to write some new copy for future “President Camacho,” but all of your advance spin on it scared off both the actor who’d star in the videos and the studio that owns the rights to it all. Good job, Internet. Good job, media. The Daily Beast reported over the weekend that its interview with Idiocracy writer/director Mike Judge — ostensibly to promote Judge’s current Emmy-nominated project, the HBO series Silicon Valley — included some juicy news about his new...

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Episode #109: Ms. Pat

Ms. Pat’s early career sounds a little bit like the role Sally Field’s in the 1988 movie about comedy, Punchline, except only Ms. Pat grew up in a bootleg house in Atlanta, became a mother of two by the time she was 15, sold drugs, was shot twice, and arrested multiple times all before she met her future husband at 19. Her husband brought her stability. Her comedy brought her joy and a newfound purpose in life. How she made that transition, from a big break opening for Katt Williams, through her first time appearing on radio’s Bob and...

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