Monday, April 15, 2019 - 3:56pm
Becky Portman

I’ve always been Becky. I think it’s because my parents felt weird calling an infant such a large and syllable-filled name like Rebecca. First I was Baby Becky then Becky Boo then Miss Becky then just Becky.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 12:07am
“D*** in a Box”

Comedy asks the same questions as horror, just with a lighter take. The building tension in comedy is the setup, a question to be answered, a premise to explore; the answer is the punchline. Like in horror, the question begs the audience to wonder, what’s going to happen?

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 5:17pm
John Mulaney

John Mulaney must be a timeless wizard of comedy, bending time and space to make us laugh.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:33pm
Becky Portman

It’s illegal in some countries.

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 8:26pm
"Valentine's Day"

It’s like if you make pie and fill it with things that individually taste good, then mix them all together in a dough of weak plot and flimsy characters.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 4:53pm

The wealth of archival footage is astounding and disturbing. Much of the footage from the Warsaw Ghetto depicts starving bodies piled like logs along the streets, shells of human beings deprived of the most basic of human needs.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 2:18pm

You name your record player. The name of your record player is Madam Spinster. You and Madam Spinster spend many evenings cuddled together alongside Ella Fitzgerald and Julian Casablancas.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:08am

But as much as I love the character of Midge, I have to remind myself that she is not real.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:15am
Comedy Bang Bang!

Podcasts have most certainly declared themselves the second golden age of radio and more importantly, I would say, the second golden age of radio comedy.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 9:12pm
The funny women of 'Broad City'

Women are funny because funny isn’t gendered. Women are funny because jokes should rely on one’s wit and talent not on what is between one’s legs.