Author Archives: Sharilyn Johnson

JFL42 Dispatches Part 3: The Rest of the Best

October 1st, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Can you believe it was only 2012 when two of the "things" at JF42 were already-free Strombo tapings and a goddamn donut? Everyone I talked to Saturday night was just plain exhausted, which is always the sign of a good festival.


JFL42 Dispatches, Part 2: The Alt Show Commeth

September 25th, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

“Are you people ready for the greatest show on Earth?,” Andy Kindler asked. It wasn't hyperbole -- I think it's fair to call this strongest line-up of comics the Comedy Bar stage has ever seen.


Colbert Countdown: 3 months until the last show

September 17th, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

When Stephen Colbert was announced as the new host of the Late Show, viewers wondered: how will the Colbert Report end? That was April. As of today, we’re down to the final months before his last show. The question mark remains. Seeds of a story were sown early, but little has been done to propel it forward since. So what the heck is going on



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