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Looking for the Role of Comic Novels in the Comedy World

What do we talk about when we talk about 'smart humor'? Jon Stewart and Tina Fey? Steve Coogan and Jon Benjamin? One thing is for sure, we’re not talking about things on pages or electronic paper made of terminator blood. In this comedy world [...]

By Jake Tuck

Novelist Sam Lipsyte Is Developing a New Comedy for HBO

Well this is surprising and great! Novelist Sam Lipsyte, who wrote Venus Drive, Home Land and The Ask, is developing a new comedy for HBO called People City. It "centers on a 25-year-old man hired by an eccentric New York couple to be their [...]

By Adam Frucci