UCSB’s Carsey-Wolf Center will host the “All in the…Modern Family” conference on April 27 at the Pollock Theater to explore the genre of scripted television comedies. The free event — co-hosted by the Dept. of Film & Media Studies — examines the importance and evolution of televised shows over time [...]
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“Stand-up in its worst form is distilled ignorance and bigotry. In its best form, it’s a palatable form of philosophy,” fourth-year literature major and amateur stand-up comic William Buescher said as he took a sip from a cold beer last Monday, ironically one of the coldest nights in recent Isla [...]
Louis CK directs and stars in one of the most fascinating television shows ever. “Louie” is a combination of behind the scenes of stand-up comedy and a realistic and sometimes depressing depiction or real life while raising two daughters. Yet, “Louie” is completely indebted to Lenny Bruce, arguably the most [...]