Archive for May, 2007

“The thing about comedy is that there’s something really great about making a room of people laugh. But there’s also something really sick about needing to make strangers laugh.”
-Judd Apatow, New York Times Magazine “Judd Apatow’s Family Values” (May 27, 2007)

Here’s an interesting article on FunnyorDie.com and the migration of comedy to the internet (from the NYTimes.)
Money shot:
“But because of the heavy traffic on FunnyOrDie.com, Sequoia has increased its investment to several million dollars and hired 10 full-time employees, with plans to expand the staff to 25.”
Several million dollars! Full-time employees! For a comedy site!
Pretty [...]

Zach doesn’t need a proper camera angle in order to rip Johnny Fairplay a new one!

I was asked to write 100 words or less on something that I find interesting for the City Paper’s Culture Shock section. I decided to write about The Larry Sanders Show and the new DVD “Not Just the Best of the Larry Sanders Show.” As a fan of the show and a writer, I thought [...]

Memorial Day

I am taking the day off on this most memorial of days. Y’all be cool! Right on.