Yesterday was my 6th anniversary doing stand-up comedy, so today, I’m going to talk about the four stand-ups who inspire me the most: Todd Barry, Bill Hicks, Patton Oswalt, and Louis CK. These are the guys on my personal Mount Rushmore of Comedy.
Yes, this really is a genre…. though today we’d probably call it special-needs detectives.
Previews #341 is out and Travis and I take a look at it!
Growing up in a typical inner city neighborhood did not afford this sheltered dweller many opportunities to experience theaters or live plays. So I was not able to nurture a …
We talked about the history of superheroes on TV a couple of weeks ago, and got through the 1960s. Naturally we can’t leave off there, so here’s part 2, covering the ’70s and ’80s. After Batman ended, the networks moved on to other genres. There were a lot of westerns, WWII shows, sitcoms, cop shows, doctor shows, detective shows, and a handful of sci-fi shows, some of which were close enough to superheroes for me.
Time Share is a time travel story paying homage to ’80s time travel movies, and Travis seems to be facing some time paradoxes of his own!
When real life becomes just too oppressive, you look for diversions. Here are a few that worked for me. And a couple that didn’t.