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The Ugly Truth About Comedy and Talent Reps

How often do you think about comedy on a given day? If you’re a reader of this site, chances are that it permeates a sizable chunk of your waking thoughts. Maybe you’re just a fanatic and love following your favorite performers or the general industry news. Perhaps you’re an aspiring comedian/entertainer yourself and enjoy the inspiration your heroes provide. The amount of mental resources we give to comedy may vary from person to person, but the one thing I can assure all of you is that nobody cares less about comedy than a talent agent.

Many come to Hollywood recognizing, but willfully ignoring the cliché that they will be [...]

Dan Harmon Talks Why Sony Doesn't Like Him

Dan Harmon by all accounts is pretty happy nowadays. And who can blame him, with two script orders from majors networks. So, in an interview with KCRW's The Business he talked openly about the Community situation. He knew Sony didn't like him very much: "Sony was always bummed out about the way I thought and wrote. They always fantasized about getting rid of me." But it wasn't completely unprovoked he explains:

"There is an episode in the third season [episode 13: "Digital Exploration of Interior Design"] where one of the b-stories is about a mysterious girl named Kim that left a note in Joel McHale's character's locker. And [...]