Splitsider: Talking with Al Madrigal about ‘The Daily Show’ and His New Standup Special

almadrigalI interviewed Daily Show correspondent Al Madrigal for Splitsider about doing comedy in the wake of national tragedy and his upcoming stand-up special on Comedy Central. It was great talking with such a friendly and personable guy.

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Splitsider: Talking With ‘SNL’ Writer and ‘7 Minutes in Heaven’ Host Michael Patrick O’Brien

mikeobrienHere’s an interview I did with SNL writer Michael Patrick O’Brien for Splitsider. We talk about his recent appearance in the “Five Timers Club” sketch with Justin Timberlake, his “7 Minutes in Heaven” series, and the rumors surrounding the Late Night and Tonight Show succession.

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Splitsider: Talking to Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson of ‘Broad City’ About Their Upcoming Comedy Central Show

broad-cityI interviewed the awesome ladies of Broad City for Splitsider about their upcoming Comedy Central series. We talk about translating 4-minute webisodes into half-hour scripts and the possibility of being pigeonholed as a feminist posterchild the way Girls was.

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Splitsider: Talking With DC Pierson About His New Book, ‘Crap Kingdom’

DCPiersonCrapKingdomI interviewed novelist/comedian/actor DC Pierson for Splitsider about his new book, Crap Kingdom. We talk about his strategy to boost pre-order sales by making rap videos about customers and why it’s totally cool if kids don’t want to read.

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Splitsider: What to Expect From the Promising ‘Kroll Show’

krollshowHere’s a preview I wrote for Splitsider for Nick Kroll’s new sketch series on Comedy Central, Kroll Show.

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Splitsider: When They Were In College

For Splitsider‘s “college week,” I went back and looked at a few different comedy stars when they were college students.

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Splitsider: 12 Colleges with Great Improv Groups

I wrote an article for Splitsider‘s “college week” about some of the great improv groups at colleges across the country.

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