It has been a little over one hundred days since the Vine app made its debut. While Twitter (the owner of Vine) made the transition from a curious and mocked social media application to a respected and recognized fertile ground for creativity after a couple of years of existence, Vine has already made comedic stars out of illustrators, art directors, musicians, and other walks of life that aren't normally directly associated with comedy. And of course, there are the Rob Delaneys of Vine: veteran comedians that found themselves to be uniquely suited to the new app, finding it almost too easy to tell a joke in six seconds or [...]
Vine is the cool new toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very least, challenges the masses to bring a little more laughter into this world. On Tuesdays we'll be screening five of the funniest shorts of the past week, until Vine is abandoned for the next new thing.
Zach Galifiankis just set up a deal to develop a show for HBO, albeit not one that he'd star in. It would instead star comedian Brody Stevens in a mockumentary about his life as a comedian. Jonathan Krisel will direct, and Galifiankis will guest star in some episodes if it makes it that far. But really, this is a presentation, not even a pilot, so we'll see.