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Kathryn Hahn: Happyish is All About 'Knowing Myself as a Person'

The most ubiquitous woman on television now has a leading role to call her own.

Kathryn Hahn made her mark in supporting roles on everything from… 1,362 more words

The Pursuit of 'Happyish': Creator Shalom Auslander Tackles Big Questions

Shalom Auslander has none of the standard qualifications for being a showrunner. He doesn’t like to be around a lot of people. He doesn’t like working in a big city. 1,331 more words

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Happyish: Turning kids on the lawn into barbarians at the gates

Joy may be an elusive quality, but Happyish, Showtime’s new middle-aged comedy, certainly has a bead on anger. The series opens with Thom Payne (Steve Coogan) going on a full-throated rant about the absurdity of the pursuit of happiness, capping it off with a big “f–k you” to Thomas Jefferson, and a middle finger directed right at the camera. 521 more words

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What We're Reading This Week

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Birds of a Feather by Jacqueline Winspear

“This is our next book club book for the 7% Solution Book Club, and I just got started reading it. 466 more words

What We're Reading This Week

The First Promo For Showtime's 'HAPPYISH' Starring Steve Coogan!

Check out the first promo that Showtime has released for their upcoming new series Happyish, starring Oscar and Golden Globe-nominee Steve Coogan, which can be seen down below! 154 more words

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Hope: a Tragedy by Shalom Auslander

I loved this book! Its comic, tragic and wise. Auslander takes some huge subjects: history, the holocaust, hope and toys with them with great pathos, humour and wisdom.  166 more words

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hope: a tragedy-shalom auslander

“While there’s never a good time to find Anne Frank in your attic, this was a particularly bad time.” (41)

“Fucking glutens, he grunted through clenched teeth. 418 more words

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