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Jeffrey Tambor plays transgender father in Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ (Trailer)

Jeffrey Tambor plays transgender father in Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ (Trailer)

By | September 1, 2014 at 10:58 am | No comments

The first trailer for Amazon Prime’s newest original series Transparent, a dark comedy centered on a transgender father (Jeffrey Tambor) and his family, has been released. Created by Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under, United States of Tara), Transparent stars an amazing ensemble...

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Malcolm Gladwell, Dick Cavett, Dave Hill address Amazon, Hachette retail battle (Video)

Malcolm Gladwell, Dick Cavett, Dave Hill address Amazon, Hachette retail battle (Video)

By | July 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | No comments

Have you heard about the war between online retail giant Amazon and publishing giant Hachette? You haven’t? Well, neither did I, because I don’t read books. Because books are for nerds, amiright? But now, because of this video from comedian, author, musician, snappy dresser...

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Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

By | October 3, 2013 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Amazon Studios has greenlit three original half-hour comedy pilots in an attempt to compete with video streaming giants Netflix and Hulu Plus. The pilots will stream for free on Amazon Instant Video in early 2014. Based on the feedback and viewership, Amazon will determine which...

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Denver comedy collective The Grawlix thrives without fleeing to the coasts

Denver comedy collective The Grawlix thrives without fleeing to the coasts

By | May 7, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments

Whether it’s Austin, Seattle or Detroit, every non-coast comedy scene deals with the same conundrum: You build a community of talented standups, and just when things are looking good, the scene’s most prominent comics ditch their home-town for the sink-or-swim world of L.A....

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