Hysterical takes us behind the stage and on the road with a number of female comedians who are veterans, rising stars, or beginners. It’s no joke that breaking into stand-up comedy isn’t easy. G-d knows I’ve tried but I’m more suited for improv and sketch comedy. Here’s a little known fact about me: I hosted a late night comedy talk show for six weeks during sophomore year of college. This was also before coming out…"SXSW 2021: Hysterical"
The briskly paced Yes Day comes a year into the pandemic but it’s a nice a reminder of the fun that families will be having in due time. Maybe it’s because I haven’t been out of my apartment much for the past few months but I really needed this film. Here’s how much attention this film had: I did not look at my clock once! Nor did my cell phone bother to capture my attention…"Yes Day: Say Yes To This Family Comedy!"
One woman learns a lot about herself when she joins an all-female fight club in Chick Fight as a way of putting her life back in order. Move over, David Fincher–there’s a new fight club in town. Wait! Are we even allowed to talk about Fight Club or any fight club?!? In all honesty, I couldn’t resist the joke about fight club. That is assuming we can talk about a fight club. I don’t make…"Chick Fight: Can We Talk About Fight Club?"
Comedian Fortune Feimster was on hand at Millennium Park in Chicago for the release of Office Christmas Party on Blu-Ray and DVD yesterday. Feimster played Uber driver Lonny in the movie. To celebrate the release, Paramount Pictures brought a money booth so fans had a chance to win cash and other prizes, such as clothing or a digital copy of the film. I had the opportunity to talk to Fortune about her career in comedy,…"Fortune Feimster promotes Office Christmas Party in Chicago"