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Inside Whiplash, 'Review,' and 'SNL' with Leo Allen

Two decades into his comedy career, Leo Allen is both the host of one of New York's most popular standup shows (Whiplash) and a busy writer who's worked for shows like Saturday Night Live, Jon Benjamin Has a Van (which he co-created), Comedy Bang! Bang!, and most recently, Andy Daly's Comedy Central series Review. Allen recently directed A Night at Whiplash, a concert movie version of his long-running standup showcase Whiplash, which was produced by Splitsider and features appearances from Janeane Garofalo, Eugene Mirman, Michael Che, and more. I recently interviewed Leo Allen about the right way to run a standup show, his stint on SNL, and the John McEnroe '80s comedy he's [...]

Bo Burnham, Eric Slovin, and Leo Allen Make This Year's Black List

The Black List, an annual ranking of the best-liked unproduced screenplays from a survey of studio and production execs, was released today, and as usual, the list is full of comedies. This year's list featured a few scripts from known comedians, like Eric Slovin and Leo Allen's Superbrat and Bo Burnham's Gay Kid and Fat Chick, as well as comedies from new writers.

Check out the full list of comedy scripts on this year's Black List below, accompanied by how many votes each one got:

It's That Episode 53: Eric Slovin Revisits 'The Bob Newhart Show'

On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.

Eric Slovin (Slovin and Allen, SNL) drops by to watch one of his favorite childhood shows, The Bob Newhart Show. Will the show hold up? Will there be tons of dated jokes about divorce and alfalfa sprouts? The answers are "no" and "yes." All that and talk about Eric's first days writing at SNL.

Download now (MP3), listen on iTunes here, stream the full episode below, or listen on Sirius/XM Radio, Channel 406, every Friday at 6pm. [...]