I’ve learned that IFC is nearing a series order for Uncle Chubby’s (working title), a single-camera comedy from Denis Leary and Jim Serpico’s Apostle production company. 111 more words
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FX is back in business with Denis Leary, with a 10-episode order for an upcoming comedy series titled Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, created by and starring Leary, to premiere in 2015. 568 more words
Marc Maron is exactly the guy the devoted followers of his podcast “WTF” imagine.
They expect him to be funny, articulate, insightful and slightly profane. The listeners — whom Maron usually greets with “How’s it going, What the Fuckineers, What the Fucksters?” or other similar nicknames — then get an intimate monologue about Maron’s life before an hourlong-or-more interview with everyone from Iggy Pop to Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, David Sedaris, Cheech and Chong and almost every comedian — up-and-coming and otherwise — on the club circuit these days. 1,241 more words
A public service announcement featuring “Glee” star Jane Lynch decrying use of the word “retard” is being honored for its fearless take on the issue. The ad in support of the “Spread the Word to End the Word” campaign is one of four winners of the YouTube-backed DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards in the “Fearless Video” category, besting over 1,000 entrants for the title. 299 more words