How the creatives behind a Boston ‘reality sitcom’ made it to TV, got screwed, and fought back
Seven comics. Two hours. One historic summit on the state of stand-up comedy in the Hub.
Comedian, actor, and all around entertainment icon Michael Ian Black talks about everything from celebrity expectations to Connecticut egos before reading from his new book, Navel Gazing, at Brookline Booksmith.
The Best Show, a radio show on WMFU, brought creators Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster to The Sinclair for a solid night of comedy.
For instance, one of the authors is fervently anti-brunch, and the other is NOT a monster.
Keep this bookmarked through the school year, and, in the words of the patron saint of getting wild, Andrew W.K.: “Party till you puke.”
A judge and a detective get involved as the seventh and eighth wheels, because this is that type of movie—the type of comedy they might’ve made in the ’30s, when detectives and judges were always walking into farcical scenes at the wrong time.
Lots of great FREE EVENTS you cheap bastards!
“That’s what put me on The Daily Show as the resident expert, the kind of person that would say with a straight face that Franklin Roosevelt had a hook for a hand but you never noticed it because it’s shaped like a wheelchair.”
If that’s not a winning combo we don’t know what is