G’day Zoners! I don’t know about you, but I am still stuck in a post Ben & Jerry’s brain freeze of joy. Only Stephen could make chocolate coated potato chips and salty caramel swirl sound tasty. But I digress. In this week’s Six Degrees round-up “Earth (The Audio Book)” receives more award nominations, Kristen Schaal features in a new “The National” film clip, Jimmy Fallon appears at The Paley Center, Allison Silverman appears on “This American Life”, and Conan O’Brien, Jon Stewart and Lewis Black are to be featured in Comedy Central’s tribute to the late Greg Giraldo.
G’day Zoners! I hope you’ve all had a good week, I’ve spent my final week of freedom before the new Uni year starts by relaxing and admiring Stephen’s new “Project Magazine” cover (so much less scary than the alternate version!!), and to help you all relax, I’ve got the latest round up of Six Degrees news. This week Jon Stewart, Lewis Black and John Legend add Grammy’s to their trophy cabinets, John Oliver has a special edition of his “New York Stand-Up Show”, Allison Silverman’s new series has been picked up for a second season, and Movits! and The Moutain Goats have a new albums on the way.
G’day Zoners!! and welcome to the latest Six Degrees round up. This week we have some exciting new projects from the TCR writers, interviews with Amy and David Sedaris and Jon Stewart joins the 9/11 Memorial Board.
If you’re really into seeing Emmy winners, and you happen to be in the New York area, and you’ve got the evening free, and you have $5, I would highly recommend making it out to the Upright Citizens Brigade theater tonight.
Looking for something to do tonight (or a couple weeks from now)? The good folks at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre are featuring that motley crew of improv pros: the writers from The Colbert Report! Check it out: A Live, Improvised Set By Writers From The Colbert Report Come see the Telly Award-winning writers for […]
More goodies from Princeton: Seniors celebrate achievements and share laughs at Class Day by Jennifer Greenstein Altmann · Posted June 2, 2008; 04:07 p.m. Bathed in sunshine and dressed in their new class jackets, members of the class of 2008 saluted their accomplishments and enjoyed many moments of laughter on Monday, June 2, at Princeton’s […]
From the Princeton Alumni Weekly: Solidarity forever When clockwise picketing fails, try counterclockwise By Jay Katsir ’04 … For those unfamiliar with the WGA strike and the issues that precipitated it, here is a timeline: 1988: After a prolonged strike, the Writers Guild agrees to a “discount” residual on the sale of home video (eventually, […]
From Metro New York: 14 weeks & $2 billion later, an ending is written by ned ehrbar / metro new york MANHATTAN. The Writers Guild of America’s board voted yesterday to approve a tentative deal with producers and end the 14-week-long writers’ strike, which has cost Hollywood an estimated $2 billion. The motion to end […]
Oh, that crazy “McLaughin’ Group“! From the New York Times: Comedy Stop: Cold Turkey Wednesday By The McLaughin’ Group The first 24 post-Super-Tuesday hours are the hardest. . . . 11:00 a.m.: I’ve got the shakes. The kind that can only be calmed by Anderson Cooper explaining a pie chart. Why doesn’t that come in […]
A couple of updates from the front lines for you. From the Boston Herald: With savings dwindling, TV and film writers picket in NYC By Associated Press Wednesday, January 9, 2008 – Added 30m ago NEW YORK – Facing dwindling savings accounts, striking television and film writers returned to the picket line on Wednesday, saying […]