Matthew Diffee

Jul 29, 2015 | No Comments
Matthew Diffee

Matthew Diffee is a very funny man and an excellent artist, which makes him perfectly suited for the world of cartooning. Matt has been contributing cartoons to The New Yorker since 1999 and he now has a fantastically entertaining book out called “Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People.” We start, as usual, at the beginning, discussing […]

Arthur Meyer

Mar 5, 2015 | No Comments
Arthur Meyer

Arthur Meyer is a writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and the proud co-author of the fake menu “FUDS,” which he, Dan Klein, and Kelly Hudson lovingly crafted into the book, “FUDS: A Complete Encyclofoodia“. Arthur and I somehow manage to shove aside the obvious sexual tension and get to know […]

Ted Alexandro

Feb 5, 2015 | No Comments
Ted Alexandro

In an earlier phase of his life, Ted Alexandro was a music teacher, an experience he used to help co-create the web series “Teacher’s Lounge,” which recently won best Best New Comedy Web Series at the Cynopsis Awards. Ted and I talk almost exclusively about creating the web series and what it takes to bring a […]

Jessi Klein

Jan 24, 2015 | No Comments
Jessi Klein

Jessi Klein is the executive producer and head writer for Inside Amy Schumer, which is all an intelligent BlocHead such as yourself should need to know to just go ahead and start listening. She was also a development executive at Comedy Central, which means she knows the business as well as the creative side of comedy […]

Eric Drysdale

Dec 19, 2014 | No Comments
Eric Drysdale

Eric Drysdale (pictured, left) is a man of many talents not the least of which is the writing of materials suitable for inclusion in the category of televised comedy/variety. On Thursday, December 18th Eric and his co-scribes ended their long run writing for The Colbert Report on Comedy Central and with any luck he’ll will […]

Doug Abeles

Oct 16, 2014 | One Comment
Doug Abeles

Doug Abeles is one of the cockiest comedy writers in the business, or more accurately, whatever the opposite of “cockiest” is. Those of you in your late 20’s or later might be inspired to hear that Doug is a successful, Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who didn’t even start trying to get into the business until […]