Day: March 28, 2016

Episode #76: Henry Phillips

How Henry Phillips became a comedy troubadour is as interesting a story as whether or not he is one or what that even means. In fact, Phillips now has made two movies poking fun at his life and career, Punching The Clown, which won the 2009 audience award at Slamdance, and now And Punching The Clown, which looks at what happened when a TV network then wanted to develop a series about him. Except not really. Sarah Silverman, Tig Notaro, Doug Stanhope, Al Madrigal, Mark Cohen and dozens of comedians join Oscar-winner JK Simmons in And Punching The Clown, which...

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Congrats to the 2016 NBCUniversal Late Night Writers Workshop participants

NBCUniversal’s exclusive “Late Night Writers Workshop” happens over a week in April, and the TV conglomerate has released the names of the chosen few who’ll get an intensive look behind the scenes of late-night television. “We are excited and proud to announce the writers chosen for this year’s 2016 NBCUniversal Late Night Writers Workshop! We chose only six writers from over 1,000 submissions. Congratulations to Jonterri Gadson, Greg Iwinski, Cameron Logsdon, Gibran Saleem, Anish Shah, and Alison Tafel! We’ll see you in ‪#‎NYC‬!!” NBCUniversal started this annual program in 2013 as a way to prep aspiring writers for potential full-time...

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Gabriel Iglesias gets starring role in mobile video game Timenauts

Fluffy is breaking even on reality TV and breaking the time-space continuum in a new video game. Gabriel Iglesias is one of the main characters in Timenauts, a mobile game available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices. Timenauts is a player vs. player adventure that has you traveling through time. “When DeNA enlisted me for Timenauts, I couldn’t have been more excited,” says Iglesias. “I mean, have you seen my avatar? They even got the shirt...

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