Author: Will Reisman

Diedrich Bader revels in ‘Office Space’s’ cult classic status

Venerable character actor Diedrich Bader is proud to have one of the more enduring cult classics -- the irreverent 1999…

2 months ago

SF Sketchfest vet David Cross not taking comedy too seriously

Whether inhabiting unforgettable characters like the “never-nude” Tobias Fünke, rewriting the rules for absurdist humor with the groundbreaking “Mr. Show”…

2 months ago

LVL UP takes a victory lap

LVL UP, beloved indie rockers who produced three nearly-perfect albums of cathartic tunes this decade, announced earlier this year that…

7 months ago

Hannibal Buress eases into comedy world

Horror stories abound of comedians’ first forays onstage. Jokes bomb, crowds are indifferent, angry drunks heckle mercilessly -- it’s all…

7 months ago

Slinging insults a lifelong pursuit for Jeff Ross

Before comedian Jeff Ross performs in a city, he conducts careful research, looking up the news, topics and trends for…

10 months ago

Heartfelt Porches makes mechanical music natural

One of the most beguiling and beautiful songs of this young year is a tune called “Country” by Porches, the…

1 year ago

McBride, Hill grateful for groundbreaking ‘Foot Fist Way’

In the past decade, Danny McBride has perfected the art of portraying swaggering and cocksure meanies, all Type A males…

1 year ago

John Hodgman brings dry wit, warm heart to SF Sketchfest

For many, Maine is a wonderful summer destination -- a place to escape the frantic pace of everyday life in…

1 year ago