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Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

By | August 1, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 18 comments

In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but...

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Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

By | August 21, 2012 at 11:22 am | No comments

Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me won the 2012 Audience Award at Sundance and is receiving an overwhelmingly warm response from critics and fans, both those who were already familiar with the comedian and those who weren't. Now, after the success of his auto-biographical debut...

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See Tracy Morgan, Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo in Why Stop Now? before it hits theaters

See Tracy Morgan, Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo in Why Stop Now? before it hits theaters

By | July 5, 2012 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Why Stop Now?, an upcoming comedy flick starring Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan and the Academy Award-winning Melissa Leo wont be in theaters until Aug. 17, but you can see it right now over at Sundance's digital screening service SundanceNOW where the film is available for...

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IFC picks up comedy flick with Alison Brie, Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr

IFC picks up comedy flick with Alison Brie, Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr

By | May 15, 2012 at 12:53 pm | No comments

The first we heard about indie flick Save the Date, it was way back in early June of last year. Casting was done and pre-production had begun. But it was in its early stages, so the chance of it even seeing the light, was slim. But, now it's officially a go. Months after its...

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The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

By | February 6, 2012 at 9:59 am | 18 comments

Rare is the moment when we catch the seminal moments in the careers of comedians and entertainers in general when things perhaps started in their favor. And with the breaking news that the movie Smashed, after its showing at the Sundance Film Festival, has been acquired by Sony...

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What if Aubrey Plaza was pregnant with Bill Murray’s baby?

What if Aubrey Plaza was pregnant with Bill Murray’s baby?

By | January 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | No comments

Many times when actors come together on set to make a movie, they form friendships that last the rest of their lives. And sometimes, a cast member will impregnate another cast member (see Natalie Portman, Angelina Jolie). And then sometimes a cast member will just joke about...

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Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

By | January 24, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments

The movie version of comedian Mike Birbiglia's award-winning off-Broadway one-man show Sleepwalk With Me just premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, to great acclaim. Most of us, however, won't be able to see the flick -- starring Birbigs (of course)...

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30 Rock star Tracy Morgan rushed to hospital

30 Rock star Tracy Morgan rushed to hospital

By | January 23, 2012 at 7:48 am | 4 comments

Late last night, 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan was rushed to a hospital after he fell unconscious at an award ceremony. Morgan was attending the Sundance Film Festival where he was being honored at the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards. Sources told TMZ that he appeared...

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Mike Birbiglia preps for ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ premiere at Sundance

Mike Birbiglia preps for ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ premiere at Sundance

By | January 16, 2012 at 11:53 am | No comments

Comedian and pro story-teller Mike Birbiglia came to the Comic Strip in New York City (photo above) to shoot a segment for the Sundance Film Festival, going down later this month. Word got out that he was coming and the place got real packed, real quick. Back in 2008, Mike...

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