Day: December 12, 2017

Tig Notaro relieved to have Louis CK relieved of his executive producer duties on One Mississippi

It’s no secret that Louis CK helped Tig Notaro break through into the mainstream by putting out her “Live” CD on his website, then by helping her sell her TV series One Mississippi to Amazon. But when Notaro learned about CK’s secret, about how he had abused other women in comedy, she wasn’t going to remain allied with him personally or professionally. She and her writers made CK’s m.o. — forcing women to watch him masturbate in front of them — a central plot point in this year’s second season of One Mississippi. When Notaro began promoting the new...

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Ave Maria Bamford: A 12-part Christmas webseries miracle!

If you’ve already binged both seasons of Lady Dynamite and desperately need more Maria Bamford on your screen, then Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and God bless us everyone, for Ave Maria Bamford is here! The Bammer stars in a new 12-part holiday webseries for Topic (executive produced by Daniell Powell and Alex Bach, and co-written by Bamford and Rebecca Drysdale). The first two episodes went live today. In each episode, Bamford tackles issues that could leave you feeling like a stocking full of coal, but instead turning those problems inside-out as gifts to learn from, and more! Episode 1:...

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